A Love Letter To Defunct Software

I love technology. There’s something exciting about opening up a new product and seeing the thought and care that went into designing it. And it’s equally sad to watch a product that speaks to you disappear from the world. What follows is a list of software that is no longer with us, but was still loved.

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I Am Not A Power User

My relationship with technology has changed a lot since high school. I used to be a power user. I preferred desktops to laptops and built them from scratch with parts I bought online.

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Thoughts On Javascript

I’ve seen several threads arguing over JavaScript recently, and it’s starting to get to me. Before I go into my personal feelings about Javascript, I feel compelled to say this: We’re stuck with JavaScript.

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Google Should Fix Android’s Back Button

Now that Google has fixed the location of Android’s battery percentage indicator(a long time pet peeve of mine), it’s time for them to tackle the biggest remaining user interface problem: the back button.

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Make Me Love Something I Hate

I woke up this morning, like most mornings, to the low buzzing of my Fitbit alarm. I bummed around on my phone for a little while before getting out of bed. Then, I walked to the kitchen and put a kettle of water on for my morning coffee, which I brewed with an Aeropress. Then, I sat down with my phone, sipped my coffee and completed my morning ritual by reading The Skimm.

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