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2019-03-29: My CS1 & CS2 classes were taught in Ada. Reading this brought back mostly happy memories.

2019-03-06: It’s annoying when customer service agents don’t listen, but the really terrible thing …

2019-02-11: How could I have doubted my need for a disco-tinged inspection of the evils of social media from Pet …

2019-02-08: “Oh, that project you’ve been grinding on for months? Yeah, we’re not going to do …

2019-02-07: A friend recently told me they love hearing individual’s stories via podcasts; that they …

2019-02-05: This post comparing Node, Go, & Elixir is interesting. We’re moving most things from Node …

2019-02-05: Le Guin chose this “despised, marginal” genre … for a reason she couldn’t acknowledge to …

2019-02-04: How did I celebrate the Superbowl? By finally seeing “Spider-Man: Into the …

2019-01-23: Starting the day out on a high note with MUNI Corgi

2019-01-22: From Lea’s talk today: I think people want to be seen, truly seen, and I’m not sure …

2019-01-22: Lea from Worlds Smallest Postal Service stopped by the office today to deliver a love letter to …

2019-01-13: Second make of 2019, a backpack for my favorite niece. Started this one with @amylynnboles when they …

2019-01-12: When your sister visits and says, “I’ve been thinking about a jean jacket with sweatshirt sleeves,” …

2019-01-06: Finally made it to the de Young for “Contemporary Muslim Fashion” on its penultimate day. They did a …

2019-01-02: New year, new sewing corner. I’ve had my grandmother’s sewing table since she died over a decade …

2018-12-26: Good Christmas for sewing paraphernalia.

2018-12-23: I didn’t grow up in a church that recognized Advent beyond “the Christmas story”. …

2018-12-22: Celebrated Christmas with our little family this evening. Really sweet to spend time preparing food, …

2018-12-21: Predawn solstice hike up Mt Davidson.

2018-12-18: Experiments in felt collage. #imadethis

2018-12-01: Great day with friends celebrating the holidays, along with our very own “Great Gay Paint-Off” …

2018-11-29: Seems like an insane increase in instagram ads lately. Good reminder to get back to my indieweb …

2018-11-24: I made us Christmas stockings: two for humans, one for a cat. #imadethis #oaklandsews

2018-10-27: I’ve been playing with the Mozilla Things Gateway off and on over the last couple months. This …

2018-10-26: New Robyn album, Honey dropped today. 💿🎵🔈🕺

2018-10-23: Amelia Island, Florida

2018-09-30: Guys! I made shorts! Half off pink print corduroy from upstairs at @stonemountainfabric? Yes, …

2018-09-28: Friday evening.

2018-09-27: Good morning.

2018-09-26: Commuting #emulsify

2018-09-26: I love the Leif Erikson candy bar, @aaronpk! 😂 (As seen in #Sunlit)

2018-09-26: San Francisco hosts Dreamforce this week. Folsom Street Fair is this weekend. What if they’re …

2018-09-25: Totally loving Emulsify. Reminds me of shooting Tri-X film with my old Pentax in college.

2018-09-24: Open source maintainer burnout is a real thing; and Hapi’s “backwards commercial” license plan …

2018-09-24: “But, look: the world is a nightmarish hellscape of unending despair, and so the hill I have …

2018-09-23: Finally finished my 👕. This light, woven shirting from @britexfabrics has a lovely, soft hand, but …

2018-09-10: Pocket and sleeve plackets installed, ready to start assembling my next shirt. Love this tiny …

2018-09-05: Zero Books, Zero Tools Thorsten writes about the tools he used to write two books; spoiler: a text editor features …

2018-09-04: Brief reflections on Nell Painter’s excellent 📕 “Old in Art School”. 📚

2018-09-03: My sewing helper. #jorge

2018-09-03: I made pie.

2018-08-27: I’ve had Brutalist Web Design open in my browser for over a week and keep skimming it. When …

2018-08-18: Do we not sail on a ship of fools? #erasure

2018-08-18: Amazing Erasure show tonight with a great group of friends. Tonight I am living for Andy Bell in a …

2018-08-14: This job sucks.

2018-08-03: How do I know it’s going to be a good weekend? New Robyn single. Finally.

2018-07-31: TIL Macaroons are not only delicious, but also secure.

2018-07-30: Curiosity.

2018-07-24: A Week Of Printmaking Making Art Safely Making Art Safely hosts printmaking and other art workshops, with a focus on …

2018-07-23: Art critic kitteh.

2018-07-22: Someone is in kitty jail.

2018-07-12: Do replies get handled differently than regular posts somehow? Noticing that two replies I wrote on …

2018-07-09: It seems like micro.blog’s IndieAuth doesn’t support custom domains; can’t help …

2018-07-09: I learned it as “make it right [correct], good [simple], fast”, but I think Drew explains the …

2018-07-08: Sunday breakfast for two.

2018-07-07: Back in the studio today, printing little cards with our little house on them. #linocut #printmaking …

2018-07-06: Austin Kleon’s advice about living in public seems like an endorsement of Indie* principles, coming …

2018-07-04: Nostalgia

2018-07-03: Currently reading: 84K by Claire North, ISBN: 9780316316804 📚

2018-07-02: git config core.autocrlf auto on Windows side; core.autocrlf input on WSL side and… it just …

2018-07-02: Needed to replace my aging personal computer, decided to dip my toe in the Windows world again. WSL …

2018-06-26: I had fun experimenting with Rust + WASM a few months ago, but ultimately didn’t ship; seeing …

2018-05-29: Happy to work for a company that thinks about our impact beyond just revenue. …

2018-05-25: Back in frontend land, reminded today that setState in React is aggressively asynchronous; need to …

2018-05-07: Two weeks in, and I can’t believe the difference. People: if you have options, do not put up …

2018-04-10: My last day at Plangrid was Friday. Lots of change coming, which feels appropriate for spring.

2018-03-22: Reading about Python’s new breakpoint prompted me to revive my PDB tutorial. Guess I have some …

2018-03-18: Printing With The Xcut Xpress The Xcut Xpress is a die cutting and embossing machine for crafters. It’s also a passable etching …

2018-03-09: Heading to Bond Conference this morning.

2018-02-28: Notified yesterday that I wasn’t selected for Big Ink. Bummer, but I think I’ll just do …

2018-02-20: Submitted my proposal for Big Ink at the last minute last night. If selected I’ll be turning …

2018-02-18: Weekend In Napa Sweet weekend away in Napa County. Couldn’t ask for better weather.

2018-02-09: Attention Talking to my grandparents this week, they expressed how valuable they find Facebook for feeling …

2018-02-07: Incredibly sad to hear John Perry Barlow has died. “Cyberspace consists of transactions, …

2018-02-05: Remembering Madeline, three years on. www.whatswrongwithmadeline.com/thank-you…

2018-02-05: Silent Retreat 2018 I spent the weekend in silence at Four Springs retreat center with 19 other members of my spiritual …

2018-02-01: Awesome seeing wxPython 4.0 released today. I built several things for CC using wxPython, happy to …

2018-01-26: Jo Walton’s beautiful eulogy for Le Guin. “I emailed to say [her writing] was an inspiration, and …

2018-01-26: Chris misses blogrolls. So do I. When I was starting to sew back in October, a few “old …

2018-01-24: An Afternoon With Rauschenberg Photos from an afternoon wandering the Rauschenberg exhibit at SFMOMA.

2018-01-23: 📚I’m feeling unexpectedly tender and grief stricken reading the news of Ursula Le Guin’s …

2018-01-23: Just finished 📚 “Turtles All the Way Down”. Feeling unexpectedly moved by the act of closing …

2018-01-22: I’m less philosophically aligned with The Economist these days, but giving users more control …

2018-01-22: “Just as America drew up sophisticated rules about intellectual property in the 19th century, …

2018-01-20: Great post on software design. Software specs are funny things; they only have long-term value if …

2018-01-20: “I’m a downhill skier. I get to the bottom. Once I’ve gotten to the end I do a lot of rewriting. I …

2018-01-19: How to read on the web in 2018. mashable.com/2017/12/2…

2018-01-19: Republished my thought On Product Engineering to Medium; it’ll be interesting to see how …

2018-01-19: Just read the news of Dean Allen’s passing. I remember what a revelation Textpattern was in …

2018-01-19: Picked up John Green’s 📚 “Turtles All the Way Down” two days ago; stayed up an …

2018-01-19: Decided to disable Twitter cross-posting for a while. Even though I’m a very light user, I …

2018-01-17: Finished sewing my Merchant & Mills Foreman last night in denim; love the soft boxy shape.

2018-01-17: Really interesting to see how people are using #Rust macros for code generation. Latest example: …

2017-12-06: TIL that if you’re trying to use #rust and #webassembly together, you [seemingly] can’t …

2017-11-17: It’d be great if the iOS micro.blog app paged in more timeline posts as you scroll, @manton.

2017-11-17: Heading to Las Vegas for a long weekend with family.

2017-10-11: I’ve had my reMarkable table for about 24 hours now; hardware is great, software is close, …

2017-10-05: Listening to “The Art of Destroying Software”. maximilianhoffmann.com/talks/pro…

2017-10-04: Resurrected some Python + Unicode training material I put together 5 years ago. A little scary that …

2017-10-03: Anohni’s “Hopelessness” is the album I have on repeat these days. It keeps feeling …

2017-09-24: 🌯👶🏻

2017-09-19: In 24 hours I’ll be an uncle again. Woah.

2017-09-19: Really enjoying Procreate 4. Huge, free upgrade.

2017-09-11: Finally got around to writing about how we did Product Engineering at Remind: …

2017-09-11: Saw Patti Cake$ over the weekend. Fun mashup of film formulas, enjoyable despite any predictability.

2017-09-08: Released an update to Hieroglyph yesterday, fixing compatibility with Sphinx 1.6. Happy that the …

2017-09-08: Discovered Versioneer yesterday, basically exactly how I always wanted Python version tagging to …

2017-09-05: Still questions, over two years later. www.whatswrongwithmadeline.com/questions…

2017-09-05: If wearing sweatpants in public means I’ve given up on life, I should have given up much …

2017-08-26: “Do your research online. Create offline.” chris.bolin.co/offline/

2017-08-16: Reduction printing explained visually: www.yergler.net/2017/08/1…

2017-08-14: Work in progress from the studio this weekend, homage to Matisse’s “Seated Pink …

2017-08-14: As someone who still has 5.25” floppies of Brøderbund’s Print Shop, Print Shop …

2017-08-14: Ulysses is my go-to app for writing. They announced they’re going SAAS, and their explanation …

2017-08-11: Observed at hair salon: patron trying to explain bitcoin startups to very bored looking stylist.

2017-08-09: Spent yesterday evening exploring TypeScript and WebExtensions. Tinkering like it’s 2004. …

2017-08-02: Photos from the Color Woodcut Printmaking workshop at Constellation Studios last week.

2017-07-30: Second print from my time at @constellationstudios this week. Two block reduction woodcut. I’m …

2017-07-28: I’m in Nebraska this week participating in the Color Woodcut Printmaking at …

2017-07-28: Turns out you can get a blister on the back of your first knuckle from carving blocks for …

2017-07-26: Some more practice from this weekend. #printmaking #relief #linocut

2017-07-26: Jorge knows reading is fundamental.

2017-07-26: First day of color woodcut printmaking class at Constellation Studio; feels like the first day of …

2017-07-19: TFW you’re trying to fix an inconsistency, find & fix a bug, only to realize that if …

2017-07-15: Really appreciating the new #microblog universal app.

2017-06-08: “My bet is that self-talk works best on problems where you’re trying to stay on task and there are …

2017-06-08: Turns out my swearing and muttering while working is just part of my process. …

2017-05-31: Deja vu last night talking to a friend about HLS and WebRTC; I swear I listened to a podcast about …

2017-04-30: After 4 years in the oven, a new release of Tut is available. I wrote about what I was trying to …

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