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Notebook On Blogging

How To Blog

Sometimes I wonder if I’ve simply forgotten how to blog. Little (shit)posts about whatever interested me used to come so easily — I’m sitting on over 1,000 entries from 2002-2008, from my original Movable Type blog, along with a few hundred from my old Tumblr. Most of those were gushing about some tech company or […]

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Notebook

Let Me Tell You About My Boat

More than you ever wanted to know about my WFH setup.

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Web Development

Where The Web Fonts Go

Some simple best practices for self-hosting web fonts in the cloud

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Web Development

Parcel Post

Recapturing the magic of early web development with modern tools

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Notebook

Annus Horribilis-ish

Looking back on 2020.

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Gadgets

Apple Watch Strikes Back

Thoughts on 2015’s most iconic product design, plus more on the Sept 2020 Apple Event

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Git for Humans Web Development

No More Masters

It’s time to change your Git repo’s default branch.

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Product

On “authority”

Some thoughts about a long-standing cliche about product leadership.

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Product

People over work product

It may seem like the work is more important than people, but it’s just a side effect of bringing together a team.

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Notebook

2019 in review.

For whatever reason, while I’ve not hesitated to write tech/business think pieces or IT tutorials on my personal blog all these years, I’ve never written a simple year (or decade) in review post. Work 2019 was my first full year at Google, and on the Material Design team. It takes about a year to figure […]