Music

2019-04-20: Trying to get the fingers back in shape. Fired up VoiceMemos out on the porch tonight to capture a …

2019-04-11: Fantastic Negrito’s “Last Days of Oakland” (2016) and Gary Clark, Jr’s “This Land” (2019) make …

2019-03-30: New foster kitties are tiny.

2019-03-28: Going to see Mike Doughty perform the entirety of Soul Coughing’s “Ruby Vroom” tonight in …

2019-03-26: Drafts for Mac has hit the App Store in it’s full non-Marzipan glory.

2019-03-18: I can only assume Albert Collins only used half of the guitar because there was no way we could have …

2019-03-18: Nice new collection of unreleased early Townes Van Zandt acoustic tracks from ‘73. The most poetic …

2019-03-03: The Ballad of the Backwards Guitar One day Homer was doing a reading of The Illiad at an open mic night, and Socrates came up to him …

2019-03-01: A Wrinkle in Law There are many unique wrinkles to copyright law. As you might expect, most of them are boring. In …

2019-03-01: I must admit, as much as I love micro.blog in concept, I’ve had trouble figuring out how to …

2018-10-16: Drafts for Mac beta release is available in preview for Drafts Pro subscribers: …

2018-09-14: It’s truly amazing how much noise three little kittens can make playing in the room above you.

2018-09-13: I could have picked a better week to be sick.

2018-09-06: For Lou Reed fans: This newly released set from the 1989 tour is great. Lou at his best, IMHO. One …

2018-08-31: I was cordially invited to the grand opening ceremony of a new funeral home. Free wine and hors …

2018-08-30: I think we are reaching the point where the Real Estate agent who sold us our first house in 1998 …

2018-08-23: BTW, interested folks, I’m sending out more Drafts Beta invites. 5.4 will ship along with iOS …

2018-08-22: If there are any social scientists out their looking for a case study, I seem to have the only three …

2018-05-06: Me: Still working on Chemistry? Son: Yes. Had to figure it out because I stopped listening to my …

2018-04-23: I’ve been told in the past I probably should not do my own design work, by people who were not …

2018-04-18: Drafts 5 has shipped. I started working on parts of this update almost 2 years ago. Excited to get …

2018-04-16: “Daily”

2018-04-02: Apple’s asset templates are much better than they used to be. I call this is the “Wishful …

2018-03-23: My wife is really great at getting kids excited about science. She has run the Science Fair at our …

2018-03-02: High School started requiring students have IDs on a lanyard. My son forgot his today and fashioned …

2018-02-14: The world happens around us. The shiny bits grab our attention. The bright bits makes us smile. And …

2018-02-12: Getting ready to kill another app. It’s always hard to do, but it is becoming clear it’s …

2018-02-10: Drafts 4 will remain available & supported. Drafts 5 will have a generous free tier and pro …

2018-02-09: I suppose “developer”, “architect” and “engineer” sound good, …

2018-02-09: Sometimes I think I’d really enjoy doing a podcast. Then I realize, honestly, I’d enjoy …

2018-02-09: Software would be a whole lot easier if it didn’t have user interfaces. 🧐

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2018-02-06: Completely redesigning the Drafts action engine enabled all sorts of new, more powerful options in a …

2018-02-04: I’m not a terribly sportsy person, but I’m really happy for Philadelphia. I was lucky …

2018-02-02: This whole beta cycle would be easier if I made a TextExpander snippet that said bug fixes and …

2018-02-02: When I started making mobile apps, it was a breath of fresh air. The simplicity was refreshing after …

2018-02-01: I wish there were better ways to soft-launch on the App Store. I’m doing an extended beta, …

2018-01-30: I don’t think I have enough beer to watch the State of the Union.

2018-01-22: I used to do a lot of Rails work, but after several years focused on Obj-C and Swift, it was amazing …

2018-01-18: This morning I suggested to the elementary school flag team that the Texas flag should hang below …

2018-01-17: For the brave, I’ve opened up the Drafts 5 beta. Apply here.

2018-01-13: I’m really surprised how much getting a Smart Keyboard cover for my iPad has changed the way I …

2018-01-06: Dish Network DVR reboots itself every night at 3am. Which is a pragmatic solution to the “did …

2018-01-03: Biggest hiccup with using Micro.blog for me so far is tiny font size in the client.

2018-01-03: I love UIViewPropertyAnimator. Makes so many things easier.

2018-01-03: The kids went back to school after a 2 ½ week break today. They did not seem excited about …

2018-01-03: Guess since I’m going to be spending more time here, I should write a Drafts 5 script to post …

2017-12-28: If there’s any Drafts users on this thing, you can install an action for the Micro.blog app …

2017-08-25: Son dressed for school with chess set, chess themed t-shirt & socks and a full length black …

2017-06-14: Cheers to the BestBuy guy who patiently helped the person asking for them to install the memory from …

2017-05-15: People who “can’t do anything” before they have their coffee still seem to be able …

2017-05-03: The viscosity of information varies. The good bits cling and bond themselves into to coherent …