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· · · December
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A.D. II: The Back Button · [This is part of the An­droid Diary.] One rea­son the Web suc­ceed­ed is the gen­er­al­ly well-designed us­er in­ter­face of its browser­s; good UI de­sign be­ing the ex­cep­tion not the rule. A key fea­ture of that in­ter­face, and ar­guably one of the sin­gle biggest in­no­va­tions in UI his­to­ry, is the “Back” but­ton. One of the nicest things about the An­droid phone is that it has one too ...
 
A.D. III: Odds & Sods · [This is part of the An­droid Diary.] Pocket-escapism, bat­ter­ies, and ssh ...
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On Internet Addiction · It’s ob­vi­ous that I’m an ad­dic­t. Not all ad­dic­tions are bad; I’ve been hooked on books since the age of six and on mu­sic al­most as long, and hope to main­tain these habits in­to the grave. But the is­sue is quan­ti­ta­tive; you have to bal­ance your ad­dic­tion­s, wor­thy or oth­er­wise, to get things done ...
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