Load up your favorite tech blog. Or almost any blog, really. There’s a good chance it looks like shit. There’s a better chance that the reading experience is even worse. And we put up with it, day in and day out.
He published this article on Medium and on TechCrunch; guess which one looks nicer and is easier to read. Readability has always been a driving goal behind Defomicron’s design. While I like owning my own writing platform, if I didn’t have the skill set to build something on-par with Medium’s reading experience, I think I’d just as soon publish there.