Archive for March 13, 2012

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Chris Pirillo’s Father Tries Windows 8

John Gruber:

[I]t’s an eye-opener regarding the risk Microsoft is taking by making essential UI navigation elements hidden until you hover the mouse in the right spots. People navigate with their eyes, not by scrubbing the screen with the mouse.

TiVo Premiere Elite

John Siracusa is on fire in Hypercritical #58.

How Yahoo Weaponized My Work

Andy Baio:

In their complaint, Yahoo alleges that Facebook’s News Feed violates “Dynamic page generator,” a patent filed in 1997 by their former CTO related to the launch of My Yahoo, one of the first personalized websites. Every web application, from Twitter to Pinterest, could be said to violate this patent. This is chaos.