The Best of the Internets


What if We Build the Internet We Always Wanted?

Some interesting ideas here.

I won’t say “I want my internet back,” because that’s a myth of an innocent past that was never all that innocent. But it’s high time to build the internet that we wanted all along: a network designed to respect privacy, a network designed to be secure, and a network designed to impose reasonable controls on behavior. And a network with few barriers to entry—in particular, the certainty of ISP extortion as new services pay to get into the “fast lane.”






URLs Are UI

Yes, yes, and yes!

So many folks spend time on their CSS and their UX/UI but still come up with URLs that are at best, comically long, and at worst, user hostile.




You’re Offline

Some very interesting ideas and explorations of how to make your site better when viewed offline. Some very cool ideas here.