Posts Categorized: User Experience

Privacy: X marks the spot where…

Posted by & filed under Privacy, User Experience.

  In the beginning there was the Internet… and the Internet was HTTP The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. It is a generic, stateless, protocol which can be used for many tasks beyond its use for hypertext, such as name servers and distributed object management systems, […]

The Law of Unintended Consequences

Posted by & filed under Choice, Privacy, Uncategorized, User Experience.

Today’s Internet “blackouts” of the pending US SOPA and PIPA regulation (see the CRN slideshow for more details) exemplifies the “all or nothing” approaches deployed by both regulators and internet companies when it comes to regulation of sensitive issues such as IP, digital rights management and digital privacy. The intent of the legislation is good: […]

The Real Mobile Performance Problem

Posted by & filed under #webperf, APM, EUE, Performance, User Experience.

This morning I ran a speed test using my iPhone tethered to my MacBook Air (via Bluetooth). I was not so much interested in the actual download speed (which I found to be pretty impressive using a 2 1/2 year old iPhone), but more in the latency numbers. Here are the results – the top […]

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