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Some of these are among my best writing, a few are among my most embarrassing. But these posts are, for better or worse, the ones that earned the most readers over my past decade of blogging.

July 25, 2014

I Know Times Are Changing

January 27, 2014

One Simple Trick Worked to Improve Headlines, and You Won't Believe What Happened Next

November 8, 2013

What I Learned From Twitter's Leaders

September 13, 2013

My Meeting with Pax

August 22, 2013

Bringing Water to A Town Like Ours

August 9, 2013

A Brief History of Apple's iWatch

August 8, 2013

Shushers: Wrong about movies. Wrong about the world.

July 17, 2013

10 Rules of Internet

April 5, 2013

How We Lost the Web

March 28, 2013

Ten Tips Guaranteed to Improve Your Startup Success

March 1, 2013

What It's Like Being Verified on Twitter

January 8, 2013

All Dashboards Should be Feeds

December 13, 2012

The Web We Lost

May 2, 2012

How To Fix Popchips' Racist Ad Campaign

April 30, 2012

Why you can't trust tech press to teach you about the tech industry

April 1, 2012

Readability, Instapaper, the Network and the Price we Pay

November 21, 2011

Facebook is gaslighting the web. We can fix it.

November 9, 2011

How the 99% and the Tea Party can Occupy WhiteHouse.gov

July 29, 2011

Networks, Tools and Algorithms

July 20, 2011

If your website's full of assholes, it's your fault

February 18, 2011

Malcolm Browne Dash

September 28, 2010

Make The Revolution

September 24, 2010

Gourmet Live and Rewarding Experiences

September 13, 2010

The Facebook Reckoning

September 10, 2010

Forking is a Feature

May 7, 2010

One More Time: No NDAs

January 27, 2010

Free Publicity: Who do we help?

January 5, 2010

Nobody Has A Million Twitter Followers

December 29, 2009

Life on the List

December 18, 2009

The Twitter API is Finished. Now What?

August 14, 2009

The Most Interesting New Tech Startup of 2009

August 7, 2009

What Works: The Web Way vs. The Wave Way

July 31, 2009

Apple: Secrecy Does Not Scale

July 24, 2009

The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real

July 9, 2009

Google's Microsoft Moment

July 1, 2009

Free Criticism, Science After Data, and Airport Books

June 25, 2009

Just let me fill your heart with joy and laughter...

June 16, 2009

The End of Fail

June 10, 2009

Exclusive: The Future of Facebook Usernames

February 18, 2009

You Didn't Miss Anything

October 30, 2008

In Defense of Marriage

October 28, 2008

What Sarah Palin Is Saying

June 26, 2008

Bill Gates and the Greatest Tech Hack Ever

March 31, 2008

Your April Fool's Day Joke Continues to Suck

February 6, 2008

When Auto-Tune Strikes

February 5, 2008

The Death of Analog, AutoTune Edition

December 14, 2007

Google and Theory of Mind

October 28, 2007

Smug Ugly

October 9, 2007

Blackbird, Rainman, Facebook and the Watery Web

July 31, 2007

Pixels Are The New Pies

July 9, 2007

How To Visit New York: The Basics

April 23, 2007

Cats Can Has Grammar

April 20, 2007

Google Web History - Good and Scary

February 23, 2007

The Essentials of Web 2.0 Your Event Doesn't Cover

February 23, 2007

The Old Boys Club is for Losers

February 14, 2007

Consider Twitter

February 8, 2007

Yahoo Pipes

February 2, 2007

A Pre-Superbowl Prince Primer

December 25, 2006

Goodbye, Godfather

December 19, 2006

New New York

December 11, 2006

How Matt Haughey Beat Google

August 28, 2006

Google Office: Google Apps for Your Domain

August 17, 2006

The Windows Apps You Never Need To Install

July 31, 2006

Antipedia

July 26, 2006

Digga, Please!

July 18, 2006

The goatse t-shirt, a year later

July 11, 2006

Zidane World Cup Headbutt Animation Festival

July 5, 2006

Making Something Meaningful

June 19, 2006

Office 2007 is the Bravest Upgrade Ever

March 5, 2006

Reinventing Copy and Paste

February 3, 2006

Alt Weeklies, San Francisco, Curiosity, and Bullshit

January 5, 2006

Dos and Don'ts for Beating the iPod (and iTunes)

October 31, 2005

We Got Married.

October 25, 2005

The Interesting Economy

September 6, 2005

Web Development Trends for 2006

August 12, 2005

Six Years of Blogging

June 2, 2005

Defining One's Identity Online

May 12, 2005

Pay By The Hour

July 27, 2004

Optimizing Search Engine Optimization

July 20, 2004

On Leaving New York

June 4, 2004

Nigritude Ultramarine

May 19, 2004

Moving Forward

April 22, 2004

Excel Pile

December 10, 2003

Whence the Name

July 15, 2003

Upon the demise of Netscape

April 23, 2003

I Work for Six Apart

February 16, 2003

google's first mistake

January 20, 2003

diamonds are for never

December 17, 2002

privacy through identity control

April 9, 2002

Stories and Tools

September 11, 2001

Thank You

August 22, 2001

Pardon me for being forward