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September 2018

  1. Path, the ‘Personal’ Social Network, to Shut Down Next Month
  2. Telltale Games Hit With Massive Layoffs, Begins ‘Majority Studio Closure’
  3. MacOS Tip: Disable Smart Zoom to Remove Menu Delay When Clicking or Tapping With Two Fingers
  4. Google to Shut Down ‘Inbox by Gmail’ App and Website
  5. Basecamp to Move Popular ‘Signal v Noise’ Blog Off Medium
  6. Polygon Ditches Review Scores In Favor of ‘Recommends’ Labeling and Curated ‘Essentials’

August 2018

  1. Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool
  2. Slack Leaves Medium For WordPress
  3. 1Password as a Digital Will
  4. The Best Markdown Editor For iOS

July 2018

  1. Designing the Xbox Adaptive Controller‘s Accessible Packaging
  2. Who Owns a Scientist‘s Mind?
  3. ‘Fortnite’ Is a Runaway Success
  4. ‘Let Companies Do Their Own PR, Even if This Comes at The Cost of Clicks’
  5. Susan Fowler Rigetti Joins NYT Opinion as Technology Editor
  6. Josh Ginter’s Visual HomePod Review
  7. Nike’s $250 Running Shoes Might Actually Make You Faster
  8. Messi Walks Better Than Most Players Run

June 2018

  1. Instagram Lite
  2. ‘Pocket-Run Pool’
  3. iOS 12 Will Support All iOS 11 Compatible Devices
  4. ‘The Back of an Envelope’
  5. ‘This Is the Kind of App That Just About Anyone Could Benefit From Using’
  6. Edit
  7. Google ReCAPTCHAs Will Occasionally Accept Incorrect Answers Because Real Humans Make Mistakes

May 2018

  1. The UX of Hidden Game Mechanics
  2. Microsoft Unveils Xbox Adaptive Controller
  3. Medium Kills Off Custom Domains
  4. Playing Chess Against Magnus Carlsen Leads to Predictable Outcome
  5. Esports Are Giving America’s Malls An Extra Life

April 2018

  1. Designing the Next Billion-Dollar Color
  2. The Best Text Editor For MacOS
  3. Cloudflare Launches Privacy-First Consumer DNS Service

March 2018

  1. MacOS Gains External GPU Support
  2. Instructions For Disabling Facebook’s Platform API Sharing
  3. IKEA-Style Explanations of Popular Algorithms
  4. Facebook’s Apology Tour Continues as Full Page Ads Appear in Major Newspapers
  5. Dave Morin Kicks Around Creating a New, ‘Better’ Path
  6. A Digital Protection Agency For the United States
  7. Telltale Games Lived Long Enough to Become the Villain
  8. Strava Update Makes it Easier to Opt-Out of Aggregated Heatmaps

February 2018

  1. ‘Alto’s Odyssey’ Now Available on iOS
  2. Secure Messaging App Signal Launches ‘The Signal Foundation’ With $50 Million Investment From WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton
  3. Chrome Enables Automatic Ad Filtering
  4. Google Introduces AMP in Email Preview
  5. Universities Create New Courses to Address the Ethics of Technology
  6. Designing Apple’s Emoji
  7. A ‘Walden’ For the YouTube Age

January 2018

  1. DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials
  2. Baremetrics Leaves Medium and Returns to Self-Published Blog
  3. Chemistry Lessons Come to ‘Minecraft’
  4. Image of Screen That Led to Hawaii’s Mistaken Ballistic Missile Alert
  5. The Ethical Ambiguities and Legal Complexities of a World Run by Machines We Know Little About
  6. ‘Regarding the Em Dash’

December 2017

  1. AlphaZero Crushes the Game of Chess
  2. Firefox UI Guidelines For Voice and Tone
  3. ‘Every Frame a Painting’ Ends

November 2017

  1. Dissolvable Pain Reliever Film From University of Akron Could Help Fight Opioid Epidemic
  2. Firefox Quantum
  3. Apple’s Best Product is Privacy
  4. Airplane Mode’s ‘Dance Like You Mean It’, the World’s First Animoji Music Video

October 2017

  1. ‘The Suffix That Tells the Story of Modern Science’
  2. The NYT is Now Available as a Tor Onion Service
  3. Microsoft Stops Making Kinects, but the Tech Lives On
  4. The FBI’s Fight With Encryption Continues
  5. ‘What Everybody Gets Wrong About Jekyll and Hyde’
  6. Darbian Sets New ‘The Super Mario Bros.’ Speedrun World Record
  7. Activision Patents Using Unbalanced Matchmaking to Promote In-Game Purchases
  8. FIFA 18 vs. PES 2018
  9. Advanced Protection by Google Helps Protect Users at Elevated Risk of Online Attack
  10. ‘How the United States Missed the World Cup, Minute by Minute’
  11. Making Marvin Visions
  12. NASA’s Cozmic Qwest
  13. Fake iTunes Password Dialogs Look Exactly Like the Real Thing
  14. Mario Was Punching Yoshi the Whole Time

September 2017

  1. Twitter Tries 280
  2. Visions, a Literary Science Fiction Magazine
  3. iOS 11: The Pixel Envy Review
  4. ‘All a writer needs is talent & ink.’
  5. The ‘Economic Model’ Is Corrupt

August 2017

  1. Meet Peter Bale, the Launch Editor of WikiTribune

June 2017

  1. ‘Thoughts on the Nintendo Switch User Interface’
  2. H. Moser & Cie's Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz
  3. iOS 11 Tightens Location Privacy, Displays Banner When Location Is Being Accessed in the Background
  4. Boutique Smartphones
  5. Mario Mandžukić’s Stunning Goal in the Champions League Final

May 2017

  1. The Wall Street Journal Login (Almost) Every Journalist Knew
  2. Atlassian Design Guidelines
  3. United States Senate Approves Secure Messaging App Signal for Staffer Use, Moves All Sites to HTTPS

April 2017

  1. Apple Dubai Mall Opens With Unique ‘Solar Wings’ Design
  2. Amazon Launches Echo Look, a $200 Camera That Uses Machine Learning to Help You Choose an Outfit
  3. ‘What Happened to Who?’
  4. ‘Breath of the Wild’ For Nintendo Switch Outsells Actual Switch Consoles
  5. Facebook Journalism Certification Is Nothing More Than a Guide to Using Facebook
  6. Princeton, Stanford Develop Perceptual Ad-Blocking, Which Uses Computer Vision to Block Ads

March 2017

  1. Next AP Stylebook Drops the Hypen, Capital ‘S’ From ‘Esports’
  2. Sketch’s New, Open File Format
  3. TypeShift, a New Word-Based Puzzle Game by Zach Gage, Launches March 18th
  4. The C.I.A. Didn’t Break Encryption, but They Might Not Need To
  5. ‘Breath of the Wild’ Reviews Roundup

January 2017

  1. Tweaked Trending Topics Now Show Stories by Region
  2. The Facebook Journalism Project
  3. Google Goes After Interstitial Ads
  4. Malleable, Modifiable, MacOS
  5. Courier Prime Code
  6. Obama’s Final Year in Photographs

December 2016

  1. A Literary Look at Video Games
  2. Human Computer Interaction
  3. Tiny Wings For Apple TV Teaser

November 2016

  1. Silicon Valley’s Empathy Vacuum
  2. No Man's Sky 1.1: The Foundation Update
  3. Reviewing Games You Haven’t Played
  4. Keep Angry, Stay Frosty

October 2016

  1. The Nintendo Switch
  2. How Video Games Are Changing the Way Soccer Is Played
  3. When it Comes to Security Design, Stop Trying to Fix the User
  4. New Logo and Identity for Pandora
  5. Tools and Toys’ Joshua Ginter Reviews the iPhone 7 Plus
  6. ‘When good enough is great’
  7. Sony PlayStation VR Has Comfortable Fit, Palatable Price, but Lacks Compelling Games
  8. Amazon Launches Twitch Prime
  9. The Résumés of Designer News
  10. Blizzard to Transition Away From Name
  11. Alto’s Adventure Adds Haptic Feedback

September 2016

  1. Campo Santo Teams Up With Good Universe to Create ‘Firewatch’ Film
  2. Microsoft: Introducing OpenType Font Variations
  3. Introducing OpenType and Variable Fonts
  4. Adobe: ‘A New Kind of Font: A Variable Font’
  5. ‘What it’s like to be lost inside developing a game’
  6. Warning: This Page Is Not Secure
  7. Apple – Don’t Blink
  8. What to Expect at Tomorrow’s PlayStation Meeting
  9. The Economist Style Guide: Commas
  10. Orphaned Words in Headlines

August 2016

  1. PlayStation Plus++
  2. Pour One Out For Vesper
  3. NYT Now Is No More
  4. Ditches Comments
  5. Average U.S. Broadband Download Speeds Pass 50 Mbps For First Time
  6. Pro Evolution Soccer Looks to Steal FIFA’s Crown

July 2016

  1. The Next Web’s Review of the Xbox One S Controller
  2. Web Design in 4 Minutes
  3. The History of the URL
  4. Rocket League: The Vinyl Collection
  5. World War Tech
  6. No Man’s Sky Just Went Gold
  7. Elie Wiesel Dies at 87
  8. DuckDuckGo!

June 2016

  1. Shutting Down Facebook Paper
  2. The Legend of ‘Open’
  3. A Look at Pixar’s New Short Film ‘Piper’
  4. NPR’s Text-Only Website
  5. Medium Now Supports RSS
  6. The Billionaire’s Typewriter

February 2016

  1. The Guardian’s Review of Firewatch: 4/5
  2. Polygon’s Review of Firewatch: 8.5/10
  3. PCWorld’s Review of Firewatch: 3/5
  4. Letterpress Now Owned by Solebon LLC
  5. For $15, Firewatch for PC Will Develop and Ship Your In-Game Photos
  6. Firewatch Launches Tomorrow on PS4, Windows, Mac, and Linux For $19.99
  7. ‘So is San Francisco really the perfect system font for Apple’s products? It’s complicated.’
  8. Amazon Kindle Update

January 2016

  1. Angry, Sad, Wow, Haha, Like and Love
  2. Google’s AlphaGo AI Defeats Reigning European Go Champion
  3. Web Inspector Turns 10
  4. Alan Rickman Dies at 69
  5. Outsource Your Googling
  6. The Hollywood Reporter’s Hour With Ridley Scott, Tarantino, and More