In the previous post we started a thread aimed at advancing our understanding of the fundamentals and challenges of mobile performance. In this post we continue the discussion, asking: what is performance? Users have high expectations and demands regarding their website experience; we want simplicity and ease of use (don’t make me think), we want … Continue reading What is Mobile Performance?
Recently I attended an awesome class at Google called Bias Busting. Initially I thought that I would not get anything out of it; after all, I have absolutely no biases whatsoever, right? Not so fast, buddy. I quickly realized that something in my perception was not quite clear. I felt the need to question the … Continue reading Busting my Gender Biases
LATAM Mobile Tech Landscape [Post written with Demian Renzulli, my colleague @ Google] Almost ten years have passed since the mobile revolution started with the emergence of iOS and Android; nowadays a large percentage of web traffic is generated from mobile devices. In LATAM, this reality is prevalent. A recent study on the penetration of … Continue reading Progressive Web in LATAM
Niklaus Wirth (remember Pascal and Modula?) wrote a paper back in 1995 issuing a Plea for Lean Software. He starts stating a fact that has remained true in the desktop world since then: “Memory requirements of today’s workstations typically jump substantially whenever there is a new software release. When demand surpasses capacity, it is time … Continue reading The Perils of Mobile Web Performance