Why Apple’s Notification Bubbles Are so Stressful

Why Apple’s Notification Bubbles Are so Stressful

In Microprocessing, columnist Angela Lashbrook aims to improve your relationship with technology every week. She’ll go deep on the little things that define your online life today. I hate the color red. Not in all contexts, of course. A richly dyed red wool sweater is...
It’s Time for Digital Products to Start Empowering Us

It’s Time for Digital Products to Start Empowering Us

The digital world, as we’ve designed it, is draining us. The products and services we use are like needy friends: desperate and demanding. Yet we can’t step away. We’re in a codependent relationship. Our products never seem to have enough, and we’re always willing to...