Monthly Archives September 2008

Physical interfaces

When I was working on a travel-related start-up idea last year, I had a call with a senior executive from a major web travel company. What she said really surprised me – that the majority of America still decides on where to go based on the following technique: when they see a compelling destination in [...]

Google Chrome and domain name squatting

For the longest time, I have been particularly irritated about domain name squatters (many have talked about the associated issues, so I won’t rehash). Given that users who are not tech savvy often type search queries into the URL bar, I always wondered what the value was of the URL bar. Clearly, their intention was [...]