How about you just make it such that if I accidentally touch the screen in the wrong spot I don’t lose all context of where I was, forcing me to scroll for a potentially long time to get back to what I was reading?
I’m curious what you’re referring to? I’ve never experienced this while using mobile apps…
It’s getting better, but in a lot of the infinite-scrolling mobile interfaces, if you clicked a link/button, when you went back you’d be at the top of the list again. If you had scrolled 1000 items down, well, sucks to be you.
Ah, good point. FWIW, this happens a lot in desktop applications as well.
I appreciate the author’s argument for powerful interfaces rather than pared-down functionality. Mobile websites have something in common with teletypes, perhaps: they are an interface you can only work on quite slowly, so every keystroke should count for as much work as possible.