I’m writing this post partially to get it out of the way, partially so I can link to it whenever someone asks me why I’m not on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. I have retired from social media. When I think about the reasons why I’ve done so, the silly answer...

A little over a year ago, I decided to start an open source project called Truffle. I searched NPM and the name “truffle” was available, but I didn’t reserve it because I didn’t have any code to show for it yet. Unfortunately for me, blockchain developers got a hold of...

I was flying back from California a while ago and snapped this picture from my window seat. The light outside had this unreal quality and I knew that a photo wasn’t going to turn out, but decided to take one anyway. Tried pulling this into Procreate to paint with the...

I first learned about podcasting back in 2004. It was a simple format then: extend RSS with an tag and supply a URL to an MP3. Many types of “podcatching” software began to surface. These made it possible to download new episodes automatically. You could either then listen to them...

There’s nothing better than having fresh herbs for cooking. There’s nothing worse than thinking you have fresh herbs for cooking, only to discover a horrible pile of slimy goo instead. I’ve come up with a system to keep herbs fresher. It involves keeping the herbs in a glass with water...