Five years ago this month, Twitter opened itself up to the public. The new service, initially called Twttr, was born out of software engineer Jack Dorsey's fascination...Slate From ACM Opinion | July 22, 2011
Facebook's active user base grew by only 1.7% in May. That's about half its usual growth rate, and it came after similarly slow growth in April. According to Inside...Slate From ACM News | June 15, 2011
The Age of Data is just around the corner, right where it has been for years. As someone who spends a lot his time creating visualizations, I've been hoping for...Slate From ACM News | February 22, 2011
Can I let you in on a secret? Typing two spaces after a period is totally, completely, utterly, and inarguably wrong. And yet people who use two spaces are everywhere...Slate From ACM Opinion | January 20, 2011
A year ago, Steve Ballmer took the stage of the Consumer Electronics Show to tout a technology that he promised would change the world: the Windows operating...Slate From ACM Opinion | January 10, 2011
But once you try one, you won't be able to resist.
I picked up my iPad at a San Francisco Apple Store early on Saturday morning, and I spent the rest of the weekend...Slate From ACM Opinion | April 6, 2010
I like to think of myself as the Dick Cheney of the Browser Wars—an unyielding proponent of greater and greater hostilities between the developers working on Chrome...Slate From ACM Opinion | February 8, 2010