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My Favorite Talk at WWDC 2018

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I’m still blown away when I think back to my experience attending WWDC 2018. The sheer scale and production value of the event, the overwhelming number of wo...


Make The Thing Better

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I recently read Nelson Elhage’s blog post from 2010 - Confessions of a programmer: I hate code review when it popped up on the front page of Hacker News. At...

Summer Update

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It has been awhile since I’ve posted last, so here’s some things to catch up on.

WWDC - Keynote Thoughts

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I think I’m dehydrated, my feet hurt from standing and my butt hurts from sitting, and my mind is still processing what I just saw this morning and this afte...

Good Links

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It’s been another busy week, and is another late Weekly Obsession post.

Google I/O 2018

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The last two weeks have been an immersion in Android. A lot of cool stuff to work on at work and Google I/O stirring the pot with all the new stuff to explo...

Lazy Type Logos

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My friends like to joke with me that I’m too invested in the “2D World” when I spend hours of free time learning some new development framework or building a...

Week Off

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I promised myself I would write a blog post every single week for my Weekly Obsession series. This is my post for the week of April 23rd-30th 2018. I’m thr...

Momentum Cincinnati

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This has been a weird week. I’ve had a slow work week and little motivation for cranking out code or diving into any topic for longer than a few hours.

Templato - An Example Android App

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I recently updated my templato-android repository to the latest Android API’s. Which to me warrants a blog post because it means I care enough about the pro...

Sapiens and Tame

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The theme for me this week has been an audiobook that I’ve been listening to since last Tuesday morning. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari explores the history o...


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I pondered what I wanted my first Weekly Obsession post to be for awhile. I had a few drafts put together about my upcoming trip to WWDC this year in San Jo...

Weekly Obsession

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Like all of us I’m a consumer of media. Every day I’m reading news and resources for my job, listening to music, podcasts, and audiobooks, and watching tele...

Painfully Simple Jekyll Sites

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Everybody wants to have a website. A lot less people realize how easy it is to get started. Lucky you, I’m going to show you exactly how you can get starte...

Bearded Sprite

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Today is a big day. My beard has finally become a part of my digital identity.

Font Ligatures Are Awesome

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If you’re like me, a Hipster Coder™, you probably love perfectly tweaking your color themes and fonts on a regular basis to try to find that perfect combinat...


Bob’s Burgers Is Still Great

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Most television shows, if they survive the first couple of seasons, have somewhere between four and seven solid seasons in them.

Walky Sprite

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Inspired by the fun I’ve been having playing Earthbound in the last few weeks, I decided to immortalize my likeness in these little pixels.

Lego Ideas

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The Lego Saturn V launched just last month to universal excitement and praise, and it has been damn near impossible since to snag one firsthand. Just anothe...

Little Films

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Apple does this incredibly effective thing where they put advertisements from TV up online and market them as films and yet they are always so well made it’s...

Link Dump (also hi)

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First, a moment to say Hello World! yet again as I rebuild this blog once more :)