April 28, 2018

“Instagram once gave us real and serious feelings of envy or FOMO, but we still loved it for not being as toxic as Twitter, as lame as Facebook, or as confusing as Snapchat. It was guided by unspoken rules: Don’t post more than once a day; only post good pics. We understood these rules; as an experience, it worked. Stories ended that.”

April 14, 2018

“My reply was to make a shape with my hands the size of an iPad: ‘Steve, make it this size and you’ll rule the world’.”

March 9, 2018

“The web is a social agreement not to break things. It’s served us for 25 years. I don’t want to give it up because a bunch of nerds at Google think they know best.”

April 4, 2017

“Changing the foundation under a building inhabited by hundreds of millions of people isn’t a small undertaking, and Apple pulled it off without incident. iPhone and iPad users didn’t lose their data; instead, they got a file system that improves storage management, encryption, reliability, and performance.”

January 4, 2017

“Apple, for the first time in over a decade, simply isn’t firing on all cylinders. Please don’t interpret that as ‘Apple is doomed’ because it’s not, but there are things it’s doing a lot less well than it could — and has. Apple’s out of sync with itself.”