This is my microblog. It's like a personal Twitter. It was inspired largely by Manton Reece's ideas of owning your own content.
Put all those crappy, one-off CSS hacks in a single file. Call it shame.css
I wish I had time to learn about model trains. I want an excuse to play with this app: http://www.railmodeller.com
I just saw the word “Detroit” in an ad for a fancy watch read it like “LaCroix”.
The “<- Awesome” is adorable, because someone’s daughter wrote it during bring-your-child-to-work day along with DO NOT TOUCH!
At work, we have giant whiteboard walls, so I drew a fantasy city map:
I recently learned you can use @1Password as a two-factor authenticator:
Every time I read “X minute read” at the top of a blog post, I get self-conscious and feel like I’ve already failed.
I’ve been finding a lot of joy in these fake typing videos:
Today marks the end of a 10 episode long streak of @RecDiffs putting the Pre-Taped Call-In Show in the show notes.
It is however still referenced in the actual show.
Oh my god this looks amazing: http://www.colorware.com/p-744-colorware-iphone-7-plus-retro.aspx
Github’s recent style changes are removing all the nice subtlety they used to have. I’m trying to give it a chance but it’s 👎 for now.
AWS outage, it’s like a snow day for developers.
Really enjoying Hidden Folks. It’s a B&W Where’s Waldo full of joy and whimsy. Hard not to chuckle while playing it.
I’ve been playing with Blender recently. It’s fun to learn a new thing, and Blender is very powerful.
For you next argument over typefaces: https://media.giphy.com/media/ofdHkf06EVTQk/giphy.gif
Great article on TLS/SSL certificates: https://jvns.ca/blog/2017/01/31/whats-tls/
Only 40ish hours to go and the Indie Microblogging Kickstarter is about 7k away from its goal stretch. I’ve backed it.
These are some awesome stickers: benice.shop
Went to Boston Protest Against Muslim Ban today. Won’t change anything on its own, but it felt good, and we all need that to keep helping.
Personal goal for the next 4 years (at least): Promote the good that people are doing instead of just complaining about the bad.
Seeing all pictures of the Women’s March makes me so happy! I couldn’t go today, so thank you everyone who did!
If you, like me, are interested in owning your content, check out this Kickstarter for indie microblogging: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/manton/indie-microblogging-owning-your-short-form-writing
MA just legalized marijuana. Signs on the highway read:
Only Xmas trees should be lit.
I can’t stop making webrings:
Dwarf Fortress update:
Here’s me giving a 20 minute overview of the game. No experience needed!
My pick for best song with a baby sneeze of 2016: https://soundcloud.com/tennysonmusic/all-yours
Update, http://whatthefuckshouldimakefordinner.com/index.php is working again \o/