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Generation M

I’m 33. That means I’m stuck somewhere in between Generation X and Y. Generation X was stereotyped as lazy postmodernists,…

Infinite Gates

A small note to all those staring deeply into their navels and fretting about the role of gatekeepers in the…

Embrace your bottom!

I mentioned this idea briefly when I posted about the recent redesign, but I wanted to expand it further. Web…

How Tags Happened at Technorati

It’s been six months since we added Tags to Technorati (where I’m Senior Designer), and as it turns out, it…

The New New Thing

Seven months ago, when I told my friends and family that I’d taken a job at Technorati, they all had…


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Hi, I’m Derek. I make awesome community-centric web stuff. I sometimes post things to Flickr and Twitter. I’m mostly harmless. More.





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