General Archives

  1. Watching Star Wars IV with my 6 year old.

    She is wearing her Princess Leia dress and telling me what is going to happen before it happens.

  2. iMessage feature request: show the recipient’s current time. I’d like to avoid buzzing a friend’s phone in the middle of the night when they are (unbeknownst to me) traveling in Europe.

  3. Both East and West NBA Conference Finals are between the #1 (Golden State, Atlanta) and #2 (Houston, Cleveland) seeds. Chalk!

  4. Re-structuring CSS and JS files so that external libraries and override files flow cleanly through Gulp.

    Sorry ladies, I’m taken.

  5. NBA announcers, do we have players that can really “score the football” on the basketball court? Do we need the “basketball” distinction?

  6. Comparing Asics and Nike Running Shoe Sizes

    I have a wide foot so I order shoes online nearly all the time now. I take full advantage of the Zappos‘ “free shipping both ways” to order up a batch of sizes, figure out which ones work best for me, and send the others back. Recently I have learned that in running shoes, an…

  7. Tricking Myself into Improved Productivity

    I am wicked productive when I’m on an airplane (without wifi) and I don’t have incoming communications (email, Slack, Twitter, etc.) to distract me. In an attempt to let out of sight lead to out of mind, I’ve made a simple tweak to hide my dock in Mac OS X and turn on “do not…

  8. Related: trying to turn my wrist the right way to trigger the screen to come on is my biggest annoyance with the Apple Watch so far.

  9. The fact that this generation Apple Watch has a screen that is off by default is going to seem ridiculous in a couple of years.

  10. “Do one thing and do it well.” is really a cry for depth in products, not simplicity.

  11. Today I Learned: that charging the new MacBook from empty to full takes about 2.5 hours.

    I’m using the MacBook on battery (unplugged) 90+% of the time.

  12. Just received detailed instructions for caring for a pink seahorse stuffed animal. Including what to do if she gets hungry or starts whining.

  13. I just happily paid for another 2 years of FastMail1 service for my personal email. I’ve been using them since 2004 and can’t recommend them highly enough.


    1. This is a referral link. 
  14. When using a framework, any framework:

    source code > documentation.

    Always read/reference the source.

  15. TIL: If you leave it to run overnight, Dropbox really will finish syncing 250k+ files to a new machine.