What was rarepattern.com is no more, though some of it lives on here. If you followed a dead […]
A review of some popular bullet journal notebooks. [*UPDATED with a new journal I’m very excited about.*]
I’ll be an entrepreneur … if you pay me to do it.I’ll paint the picture … if you […]
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016). Let’s just agree that 57 is too young.
When I saw the news on Twitter that David Bowie had died, I started to cry. It was the middle of the night, but I couldn’t sleep anymore. I tossed and turned with “Heroes” echoing in my head.
The Apple Watch seems to be inspiring a lot of uninspired thinking. Things like all the news that fits […]
’Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions, a tradition floated by best hopes and intentions for the future […]
I first came across Lagrangian Points many years ago in Arthur C. Clarke’s novel A Fall of Moondust. It boggled my young mind, picturing satellites orbiting in seemingly static positions around the Moon!
What happens to this blog when I die, when I no longer pay the monthly bill? What happens […]
If you’re a science fiction fan like I am, here’s a new reading list. Novel Winner: Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie […]
Last night, on impulse from a friend’s suggestion, I had the immense pleasure of attending the main concert […]
Piggies are for saving! My piggy is Instapaper, Pinboard and Evernote, where I bookmark all the things that […]
It’s not that we need a second screen, it’s that we have an inadequate first screen. If we’re […]
I confess, I’ve been sucked into the Amazon Subscribe and Save program. I hate having to battle parking […]
This video struck me in a profound way. OVERVIEW from Planetary Collective on Vimeo. Only a few hundred people have […]
When Netflix published the entire first season of the Americanized “House of Cards”, it was considered a radical […]
For those who don’t know: I served on the DA Board in 2010-2011, and was on the Governance […]
Time was, design was something of a blueprint. You drafted up the poster or magazine or brochure. You […]
When it comes to Open Source software, forking is a feature! Anil Dash said it well: There are […]
Some notes on migrating from the old old Drupal Image Module to Image Fields.
This is a post about death and dying. “There’s nothing to see here, folks. Move along, move along.” • […]
I need crying lessons. I don’t know how to cry.
(Okay, maybe not a thousand. But a lot!) So last night, I saw that John Gruber had favorited one […]
You theme with the mark-up you have, not the mark-up you’d like to have. That’s the essential truth […]
Do you ever get hat hair? You know, what happens when you’ve been wearing a hat or visor […]
I love my apps! I have an iPad and a Droid. I used to have an iPhone (before […]
What job does your website do? Is it doing the job that you initially set out for it? […]
This question has me pondering the broader values behind open source: openness to inspection, openness to revision and […]
A crazy thing happened in Fort Collins, and I now own two recumbent bicycles: a HP Velotechnik Street […]
Warning: Spoilers! If you’ve been like me, wondering where the hell Battlestar Galactica has been going, the return […]
Task management can be a challenge if you have a lot of stuff going on. “Urgent” things are always […]
I never had the opportunity to see this film in a theatre, and the existing video versions were […]
This movie is interesting. Very dry. Very understated, for all the violence. Beat Takeshi Kitano directed this movie, […]
Resolution time. It’s the occasion to institute changes. Or at least resolve to change. It doesn’t always work out, […]
Hancock probably could not be considered anything more than a halfway decent scifi/fantasy movie if it weren’t for […]
I’ve been watching The Godfather on Blu-ray, and have been rather disappointed just how muddy the image is. […]
The online world changed for me this year.
Impressions of the Rans Stratus XP recumbent bicycle.
Is the future really free? It seems we’ve entered an age where there’s a land-grab happening for personal […]
Email is something of a mess.
So I’ve been playing with OmniFocus alpha to see if it can work for me as a personal productivity/task […]
When it comes to post-mortem publicity rights, this decision is BIG: The Southern District of New York has just […]
The open source path can be a delightful and cost-effective way to go for a web-based project. However, […]
I’m a little astonished — and I suppose I should be embarrassed, but I’m not — by how […]
So last night I saw 13 Going on 30 on DVD, and while I enjoyed it, the movie left […]
Warning: Spoilers After last night’s season 3 opener, I’m a little concerned about my favorite show on television, […]
Warning: Spoilers. (Not much, but hey, I warned you.) So I saw Aeon Flux on DVD the other night. Given […]
This little gem turned up as the top video in Technorati this morning. Hardcore fans will recognize the […]
Why is it that the studios cannot leave enough alone? Apparently, Star Trek: The Original Series (ST:TOS to Trekkers and […]