Papyrus creator speaks out after Ryan Gosling roasts the font on SNL

If you’re like me, whenever you see a sign that uses the most overworked font in the world, you point it out and yell “Papyrus!”...

Thoughts on white people using dark-skinned emoji

A thing happened the other day. I was texting with a friend who...

Capitalism without consequences

Technology decouples economies. AirBNB owns no rooms, but provides accommodations; Uber owns (essentially) no vehicles, but provides transport; Stripe is not a bank, but provides...

Zuckerberg asks forgiveness, but Facebook needs change

“For the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring...

The abyss of analytics

I want to talk about a mistake I see client after client making. (I work at a tech consultancy. We have a lot of clients....

Who is to blame for algorithmic outrage?

This week we saw a few high-profile (but if we’re honest, low-impact) demonstrations...

The learned helplessness of Equifax

Is there a formal name for the fallacy of assuming that the status quo is sane? Such a name would become more useful with each...

Animoji are dumb and I detest them

Apple today announced the digital equivalent of a singing telegram, a perversion of the emoji concept that embodies the worst of both the company’s exclusionary...

The iPhone lineup just got really compleX

Steve Jobs said “Simple can be harder than complex”, so it looks like Apple is taking the easy route. Customers will now have to choose...

We’re all Equif*cked

Every company is a tech company, and that’s a big problem. Or rather,...

APLICATIONS

IBM acquires Sanovi Technologies to expand disaster recovery services

 In a bid to expand "Disaster Recovery" services for Hybrid Cloud, software giant IBM on Thursday signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bengaluru-based...