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2019-06-19: Juneteenth seems like a good time to link to these excerpts of Gene Ramey’s recollections of music …

2019-06-19: “The question we need to ask is not whether our data is safe, but why there is suddenly so much of …

2019-06-17: We’ve published several updates and a couple of new essays to the Athens on the Colorado exhibit on …

2019-06-17: The mid-year fundraiser for Public Domain Review ends Wednesday. Under 100 new supporters to reach …

2019-06-02: Rhein-Ruhr-Marathon starting line in Duisburg for my last European marathon for our year in Gent and …

2019-06-01: At an early dinner on the Innenhafen and amazed at how little Duisburg has changed in the six years …

2019-06-01: The inclusion of tick repellent spray in my participant pack for the Rhein-Ruhr-Marathon is not …

2019-06-01: Woke up to the news that Roky Erickson had died. So much of my lifelong interest in seeking out …

2019-06-01: 1960s/1970s single-artwork or single-series spaces (e.g., Rothko Chapel) is probably my favorite …

2019-05-30: This episode of the Time to Eat the Dogs podcast on space science and the Arab world presented some …

2019-05-20: One of my surprise favorite tour nights was one of the dates we did with them at a tiny basement …

2019-05-20: Listening to the High Dials‘ War of the Wakening Phantoms (with opening banger “Holy Ground”) for …

2019-05-15: I love this Paul Ford essay in WIRED on remaining enthusiastic about technology in its hegemonic …

2019-05-12: Finally broke through a long plateau with a 5 minute improvement on my personal best. The right …

2019-05-12: At the Moortgat Duvel brewery for the start of the Great Breweries Marathon.

2019-05-03: Austin Abroad on the Clarence Nemir Orchestra, perhaps the first pop music band from Austin to tour …

2019-04-28: Starting line at Antwerp marathon

2019-04-27: I’ll be running through the 2km-long Waaslandtunnel in the Antwerp marathon tomorrow. It goes …

2019-04-19: JSON data grooming is a little less grim from the Vooruit terrace on a springtime morning.

2019-04-16: Good improvisation

2019-04-15: Two good new-to-me Scarpulla murals in Dampoort. Really like the Resto collaboration on the …

2019-04-12: Good for Amy for bothering to say something about the Nike “Lost Cause” campaign and making …

2019-04-10: Stop what you’re doing, open the windows, and listen to Musik von Harmonia.

2019-04-05: Very good houseboat scene here.

2019-04-05: Settled into our city camping spot in Rotterdam for the marathon on Sunday.

2019-04-01: Will‘s “Crazy Love” album from last year has me missing being in Austin.

2019-04-01: In addition to being a GOAT track title candidate, “Jajouka Pipe Dream” is an exceptional spacey …

2019-03-31: I’m finally listening to the new Mdou Moctar and it has been well worth the wait. The vinyl is …

2019-03-28: I’m always trying to be too clever for a database.

2019-03-26: Doing a “CD-Rs I was given while packing the trailer in college town parking lots between 2004-2007” …

2019-03-19: Revisiting the Gorilla Vs. Bear Austin Mixtape from 2006. Good era.

2019-03-11: The last time I spent a really silly amount of time wondering why a CSS rule wasn‘t being applied …

2019-03-05: Need to get back in a Python frame of mind. Spent 10 minutes starting to write a slap-dash CSV …

2019-03-05: Ordered a set of three Rabit screw tapes off Boomkat the other day. Listening to CRY ALONE DIE ALONE …

2019-03-04: Listening to “Our Love Will Change the World” and dwelling one more time on Matthew Smith‘s founding …

2019-02-23: Natural Sciences Museum in Brussels

2019-02-21: “Again, a less confusing solution would have been to just allow an extra argument to be passed to …

2019-02-21: The views are better when the run happens after the sun’s up.

2019-02-18: Taking a break from work with a short walk in Patershol.

2019-02-16: Spring has sprung.

2019-02-13: This trilingual volume of Humboldt‘s specimen renderings and maps from Kronecker Wallis looks …

2019-02-04: Sun rising behind Sint-Jacobskerk over Vrijdagmarkt

2019-01-30: Working at De Krook on a snow day with Sint-Baafskathedral in the background.

2019-01-29: On Thanksgiving Day in 1972, Jerry Garcia and Phil Lesh joined Doug Sahm, Leon Russell, and members …

2019-01-28: Collaborative mural by Bué the Warrior, ROA, and others on Kraankindersstraat

2019-01-27: Messing around on Glitch with some generative color palettes and a riff on Tim Holman‘s Vera Molnar …

2019-01-24: Sunrise in the begijnhof

2019-01-22: Vrijdagmarkt in the snow

2019-01-22: This could be our only snow day of the winter, but it will be nice while it lasts.

2019-01-18: Reading about mummies, looking out at the Zuivelbrug, and listening to the Dinzu Artefacts episode …

2019-01-15: Writing an awful lot of stuff about mummies this morning given how little I really know about them…

2019-01-10: My friend Michael and I have been working on Local Memory: A History of Music in Austin for a couple …

2019-01-10: Yacht harbor sculpture on a lunchtime walk

2019-01-08: A day behind our projected soft launch date and still deep in that last 90% of tasks that shows up …

2018-12-26: Morning frost on the fields

2018-12-25: Christmas afternoon walk in the Kempen

2018-12-21: Listening to the John Denver Christmas album with The Muppets. The best.

2018-12-21: Firefox Color is a fun browser theming tool if you need a trivial reason to give Firefox a try. …

2018-12-19: This morning I’m officially a legal resident in Belgium.

2018-12-16: Pre-dawn Sunday morning documentation writing for a project that needed this months ago.

2018-12-07: The Mellotron is right up my alley in its inherent tension between mechanized reproducibility and …

2018-12-06: The Public Domain Review is doing their end-of-year fundraiser. It’s a great resource, and if you …

2018-12-05: I would love to try to recreate how Hiva Alizadeh layers these threads in ways that work both …

2018-12-04: 🎙️ Just listened to the first episode of the Artist in the Archive podcast with Jer Thorp, currently …

2018-12-03: These handkerchiefs from the new Dries Van Noten line featuring art from Robert Beatty…

2018-12-02: I love all the work the negative space does in these ink drawings of L.A. scenes by Christoph …

2018-12-02: Grim Grains is an online collection of vegan recipes by Rekka Bellum. I love the specificity and …

2018-12-01: Sarah is in Le Monde on the reopening of the Tervuren museum in the context of the debates of recent …

2018-11-30: I’ve been using SourceNote for a couple of days now and have found it helpful. It’s invisible until …

2018-11-30: I’ve been using MarsEdit as a drafts drawer for microblogging posts—a place to drop links to things …

2018-11-29: These orange banded quarter-cylinder tiles make for one of my favorite doorways on the morning …

2018-11-29: Love this peekaboo window over the water in the little café by our house.

2018-11-28: Rainy afternoon bike ride

2018-11-28: Aquarium Drunkard has launched a new format. It’s exciting to see a small online publisher growing …

2018-11-28: There are some great looking 5.25” floppy sleeves archived here, but I’m partial to this …

2018-11-27: Warren Ellis on what he would want from a status page has me thinking again about one of those …

2018-11-27: 🎵 Listening to Willie’s ’Local Memory’ a few times today trying to conjure a thing into being.

2018-11-22: Taking time away from client work to do some personal organizing at a cafe by the Zuivelbrug.

2018-11-20: Playing with some procedural distortions of landscape photos from the Farm Security Administration …

2018-11-20: The Metropolitan Museum of Art has made over 500 art and art history books available for free. I …

2018-11-19: Too much troubleshooting of my Mastodon instance; not enough working.

2018-11-19: Today’s Gent-area library workspace is at the café at De Krook

2018-11-18: A Leffe and a bucket of spaghetti after the race

2018-11-18: Kasterlee Marathon starting line

2018-11-18: Some New Cities is my new favorite Twitter bot, but it also makes me realize I increasingly wish I …

2018-11-18: Kasterlee Marathon this morning will be my second in three weeks. Will be mostly through the woods …

2018-11-13: I wish this interview with Mat Dryhurst deeper on the power crypto could artists to control their …

2018-11-11: Nice concept: Website for Emily Cockayne‘s upcoming history of re-use collects essays on material …

2018-11-10: Today’s Ghent-area library workspace is at De Krook.

2018-11-10: Tiny art as pastime garciabuxton.com/2018/11/t…

2018-11-10: I had not considered the idea that Rockstar‘s corpus is largely historical, but Robert Whitaker’s …

2018-10-13: An animation I did a few weeks ago is one of the featured apps of the week on Glitch with a nice …

2018-09-30: New Tacos of Texas docu-series from Taco Journalism guys starts with migas tacos at Joe’s Bakery in …

2018-09-29: One of those mornings that’s ending just as I’ve gotten back up to speed with a project that’s been …

2018-09-27: Great interface for color system editing at www.colorbox.io

2018-09-24: Really love these felt sculptures of marine specimens by Hiné Mizushima. Nice process photos on her …

2018-09-23: Pretty happy with these little randomly generated island mirage animations I put together on Glitch …

2018-09-18: Daily walk home after morning school drop-off.

2018-09-17: I find this Environments app from Numero Group to be a really exciting format idea for reissue …

2018-09-16: I thought the black in the existing Visual Studio icon was a drag and found this nice replacement by …

2018-09-15: Going to the beach in Blankenberge today.

2018-09-10: Selections of anti-Google/anti-gentrification graffiti and art installations proliferating in our …

2018-09-10: Working on the roof terrace while the sunny afternoons last.

2018-09-09: I discovered a new-to-me record label yesterday and got stoked.

2018-09-07: Nice, quiet guitar ambience on this upcoming North Americans record youtu.be/aF1prRX96…

2018-09-06: Using Glitch to build a JavaScript audio player for some interviews without the encumbrance of …

2018-09-01: Brent Simmons has open-sourced the code for NetNewsWire 4 in conjunction with his taking the name …

2018-08-13: Day One tells me four years ago I spent the day catching some Austin greatest hits before moving: …

2018-08-13: On non-algorithmic music discovery in The Outline. I can vouch for diving into genre tags on …

2018-08-12: Setting up a continuous deployment from GitHub to Netlify of an in-development Gatsby-based project …

2018-08-12: Early morning run in the Kempen

2018-07-08: It was decided that a semifinal spot warranted a nationalistic indulgence.

2018-06-05: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is the Martin Luther King branch which has a small …

2018-05-19: Knobs is one of my favorite YouTube channels, and this review of and performance with the Meris …

2018-05-18: I love this mural by Camille Walala at Industry City in Brooklyn

2018-05-15: Google Maps API will be moving to paid access only soon. For simple use cases at least, OpenStreeMap …

2018-05-13: This box set of Oregon history comics looks neat.

2018-05-12: Chihuly installation with butterflies

2018-05-12: I did not know that Doug Sahm was on stage at the Skyline Club for Hank Williams’s last performance …

2018-05-12: A compelling critique of American patriotism by Sam Haselby in Aeon. Implicit in his attribution of …

2018-05-11: 7 commitments in plan to decolonize social sciences at new African Leadership University include …

2018-05-11: Hiding from hunting down Gatsby plugin problems by reading Dijkstra’s “A Short Introduction to the …

2018-05-10: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is the Parsons branch. Will stop by Two Dollar Radio on the …

2018-05-10: Shortcuts.design is a good example of the bubble-gummy contemporary web aesthetic to which I’d like …

2018-05-07: Continuing to work on Dutch in Clozemaster which serves as a good step after apps like Duolingo or …

2018-05-02: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is the Bexley Public Library. First day working on a …

2018-04-28: Louisville Marathon starting line

2018-04-26: GraphiQL has been a lifesaver in getting my head around how GraphQL wants to be used.

2018-04-26: Interesting examination by Glenn Fleishmann of the maintenance burden of COBOL in government and …

2018-04-26: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is the Whetstone Branch.

2018-04-20: Using Surge for some ephemeral demonstration deployments today has been a super convenience.

2018-04-19: Pretty sure that April 19 snow is officially the latest snow we’ve had while living in Columbus. …

2018-04-18: 🎵 I realize I’m a soft touch for Daniel Lanois-produced records, but even given that I think Neil …

2018-04-18: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is the Hilltop branch. (The nearby tortillería I’ve been …

2018-04-13: Interesting post-mortem on building the in-house text editor for the New York Times. Also introduced …

2018-04-12: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is the Worthington Room in the Old Worthington Library.

2018-04-11: 🎵 I’ve been sitting on this early 80s heavy psych record for a long, long time. Turns out it’s …

2018-04-11: It’s finally time to dig into learning how to use git submodules.

2018-04-07: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is the main downtown library.

2018-04-06: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is the Reynoldsburg branch.

2018-04-02: We lived about half a block on the other side of the Landwehrkanal from this building. Google moving …

2018-03-27: If you’re going to Joe’s Bakery and ordering breakfast tacos instead of the Joey Rocha plate, I …

2018-03-25: Onze paasboom

2018-03-25: Working through the Gatsby tutorial this morning. Not sure if it’s a great idea to get my first …

2018-03-25: It’s nice to see all of the March for Our Lives photos. The turnout in Columbus was impressive, …

2018-03-24: A nice retrospective on ten years of Programming Historian. I still hope to get a pitch together …

2018-03-15: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is the Karl Road branch.

2018-03-14: Christopher Schaberg was also on a recent episode the Night White Skies podcast discussing, among …

2018-03-14: Nice essay by Christopher Schaberg for Real Life on selling cars and automobility in the twilight of …

2018-03-14: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is the Livingston branch. The quiet study room is a nice …

2018-03-07: Wrote up recent reading including neo-noir, videogame development, and ketogenic diets 📚 …

2018-03-07: Today’s Columbus-area workspace is at the Franklinton branch. Red Door BBQ is next door.

2018-03-06: Today’s Columbus-area library workspace is out in Canal Winchester.

2018-03-02: Hadn’t realized that my last batch from Phinery was going to be the last ever. Nice profile of the …

2018-03-01: About 2.5 years since the Kickstarter, but I’ve finally received the notification that my Model 01 …

2018-03-01: 🎧 Great episode of the Night White Skies podcast with Bradford Bouley discussing his work on the …

2018-03-01: Bricoleur magazine looks like a nice project and is running a Kickstarter for their second issue.

2018-02-27: Today’s Columbus-area library workplace is the Linden branch.

2018-02-24: Taking a break from the digital to make something tangible: machine quilting with some Chiangmai …

2018-02-24: 🎵 New cassette release on Genot Centre, Shirase by Bonie Jash, is a nice fuzzy, swelling background …

2018-02-23: Public Domain Review has a nice feature on Edward Hulme’s Cryptography: or the History, Principles, …

2018-02-22: New Relay.fm show Subnet can be added to an Alexa Flash Briefing. Great idea for short-form …

2018-02-22: Workaround for Github Pages not serving HTTPS for custom domains using a Cloudflare free-tier …

2018-02-22: Today’s Columbus area library workplace is the Driving Park branch.

2018-02-21: Construction has begun on the 10,000 year clock funded by Jeff Bezos. In 2013 in The Appendix we …

2018-02-21: Going to work at each of the Columbus area libraries over the next couple months. Today is Northside …

2018-02-21: Fun zine project from Glitch about making web apps with Node.js.

2018-02-20: It’s 72F outside in February, so I’m working at the park.

2018-02-19: There are few writers as good as Sarah Vowell at showing how or why to care about something. Her …

2018-02-16: 📚 Wrote up some recent reading notes

2018-02-16: The hero illustration and color transition animation on scroll for this David Grann piece on a solo …

2018-02-16: Also stoked to have just noticed I registered for the Gent marathon on their Dutch-language website …

2018-02-16: Just registered for the Marathon van Gent for October. How big a mistake would it be also to …

2018-02-15: The neighborhood around Adalbertstraße out of Kottbusser Tor was one our primary father/son walking …

2018-02-14: I get the sense that development is no longer very active, but I still open up Calca every time I …

2018-02-13: Global Americana is a nice online presentation of selected documents from the John Carter Brown …

2018-02-12: My stay-at-home/work-from-home dad schedule of trying to do all of my business banking at 5am …

2018-02-11: Duncan Fyfe revisits the Daryl Gates-led installment of the Police Quest series. I was right at the …

2018-02-10: This Ellsworth Kelly installation looks like a wonderful addition to UT’s campus (in a part of …

2018-02-09: Interesting discussion from Baremetrics on finding the right balance between using their own blog …

2018-02-08: Helpful primer. I wish this had been around when I first started hearing about “serverless.” Took me …

2018-02-07: Homepage photo for Frost Bank today is of Ernst Tinaja which, as my blog url may indicate …

2018-02-07: Spending a snowy morning installing CouchDB. First time working with any sort of NoSQL database, but …

2018-02-07: 🎵 Jamal Green’s soundtrack for Equilinox makes for good early morning work background with the …

2018-02-07: Daniel Cook (and others) do a deep analysis of “cozy games,” an interesting way to get at a set of …

2018-02-05: Went for a snow day walk at the Darby Creek Metro Park.

2018-02-04: Faune is a new typeface inspired by Buffon’s eighteenth-century natural history and the early …

2018-02-03: Leaning into Austin nostalgia and listening to the Black Angels at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto …

2018-02-03: Spider House long ago ceased to be what I loved it for, but Ruby’s had managed to stay what it was.

2018-02-03: Seeing the news of Ruby’s BBQ closing has me bummed out more than most changing-Austin news. …

2018-02-02: Time-lapse video from a container ship navigating the Suez Canal.

2018-02-02: Favorite artist name encountered so far collecting 1930s and 1940s Austin music performances has to …

2018-02-01: Short Stack is a periodical series of small, single-subject cookbooks with a super-appealing design …

2018-01-31: 🎵 “An English-Language Survey of Sudanese Music”: Wish there were more information on sources, but …

2018-01-31: Wrote some notes on recent reading. tinaja.computer/2018/01/3…

2018-01-30: Continuing from yesterday on the subject of bootstrap business transparency, the Supertop Podcast on …

2018-01-30: 🎵 The third Marfa Myths release from Mexican Summer is going to be a collab between Dungen and …

2018-01-30: Have been impressed with Hello Code’s transparency on their podcast, but hadn’t previously noticed …

2018-01-28: Super-dense fog has the downtown skyline completely blacked out this morning.

2018-01-27: Rainy day tunes – 🎵 “Put Upon” – Ryan Sambol

2018-01-26: Penumbra’s New Fiction, small-run short fiction—provided self-print-on-demand or …

2018-01-25: We got to do the episode for Armadillo World Headquarters for the (aborted) “Dead Venues” video …

2018-01-25: 🎧 Gravy on Austin’s Armadillo World Headquarters. May not be an institution more important in making …

2018-01-24: Today’s big, tactile, repetitive project provides a nice change of pace from all of the coding and …

2018-01-23: 🎵 Doug (from Portland, I think) was all up and down the West Coast with us taping shows. Super nice …

2018-01-23: 🎵 Listening to The Black Angels at the Troubadour in 2006 while getting some unit testing religion.

2018-01-23: Interesting analysis by M.G. Siegler regarding the inevitability of a Spotify transition to …

2018-01-23: Steven Johnson is a great popularizer of science, technology, and their histories, and his recent …

2018-01-22: Collected a few links about cities, sea levels, and the connections between the built and natural …

2018-01-20: 🎵 Listening to this Tenlons Fort show from Spaceland in 2010

2018-01-20: My own experiment in this vein has been to nuke my iTunes play count and then to only listen to …

2018-01-20: “I know far more today about albums I hated in 1990 than I do about my favorite albums released last …

2018-01-19: Kaleidoscope Themes Twitter bot by Justin Falcone posts an old Kaleidoscope theme each hour.

2018-01-18: 🎵 The Tyde’s “Aloha Breeze“ as it warms to almost not-freezing outside.

2018-01-18: Excited to find the Other Valleys newsletter on tech innovation happening (primarily) outside of …

2018-01-17: 🎧 Dynamically Linked Library (of Congress): Great episode of Track Changes on digital collections …

2018-01-17: Carnitas with the Nopalito recipe for jalapeños curtidos waiting on a cabbage salad

2018-01-16: New batch from Speaker Footage

2018-01-15: Nice piece by Gustavo Arellano on the flour tortilla. In addition to the San Antonio style, let’s …

2018-01-13: The couple mornings a year I beat the plows to the running trail after overnight snow are the best …

2018-01-12: Serendipitous timing on this post-mortem by Ed Summers on making React-based static sites as I plan …

2018-01-11: I sometimes go months without opening it, but there are days when TaskPaper becomes indispensable.

2018-01-11: Caught up with notes on a big recent reading backlog 📚

2018-01-09: First week on new 4-day daycare schedule, and I’m getting wild by finally digging into Vue.js.

2018-01-08: Holding out hope that this snow stays snow and the freezing rain stays away so the boy and I can go …

2018-01-07: First day of my training plan for Louisville’s Derby Festival Marathon in April. Waited until the …

2018-01-06: Every once in a while I teeter over the rabbit hole of combining my nascent interest in procedural …

2018-01-04: On the intermingled food cultures of Houston contributed by its myriad immigrant communities: …

2017-12-15: When receiving delivery from a bedroom/one-person label in recycled packaging, search on the old …

2017-12-09: Olia Hercules on many ways to make borscht. I’d like to find a Georgian recipe.

2017-12-08: Listened to this little EP recorded this fall by Ryan Sambol a few times today.

2017-12-07: The Public Domain Review is running its end-of-year fundraiser. Next supporter postcard pack is …

2017-12-03: Enjoying the lyft_shifts microblog

2017-12-02: I always forget to use Sass variable interpolation with CSS functions, so I wrote myself a note.

2017-12-02: It’s the season for Wikimedia donations.

2017-12-01: A nice glossary of functional programming terminology github.com/hemanth/f…

2017-11-24: Morning at Menil Park and the Rothko Chapel

2017-11-17: Listening to Terra Nova’s lounge-y ‘Angel 1’ from Constellation Tatsu with morning work.

2017-11-17: Omni has added their JavaScript automation with OmniOutliner 5.2 for Mac released yesterday 🙌 …

2017-11-16: Experimenting with using a WordPress install as dummy prototype for a web app idea.

2017-11-15: I’ve been very happily using the newly released major update of Firefox in beta for more than a …

2017-11-11: Post-run, pre-coffee-shop, below-freezing sunrise

2017-11-11: Made the Bon Appétit Grandma Pie on the first truly cold night of the season.

2017-11-07: There is a new Take Me to the Lakes “Weekender” edition (in German first). I have the Berlin edition …

2017-11-04: Fascinating video by composer Samuel Andreyev analyzing Beefheart’s “Frownland”

2017-11-03: Territory is a periodical collection of writing and other explorations of maps (with a lovely …

2017-11-02: I wrote up notes on connecting to Google Sheets with Python recently.

2017-11-02: You had me at “We haven’t had an application creation tool like this since HyperCard.”

2017-11-02: The Astros’ win last night is still sinking in. Beats staying up too late in 1986.

2017-11-01: Nice Humanities Media Project profile with video with Joan Neuberger on Behind the Tower project I …

2017-10-29: First two releases on new Mondoj label from Poland (from Wounded Knife alums) available for …

2017-10-29: Huge ten-tape batch from Phinery got in yesterday. Particularly excited for the More Eaze and Birdy …

2017-10-26: Distracted from chores by Geographic North packaging and web design.

2017-10-26: These Loud Objects handheld 1-bit micro-synths look like fun.

2017-10-23: The move to pay-to-play for the Facebook news feed is not encouraging news while contemplating a …

2017-10-23: Urban visual specificity means I can locate most Berlin photos, but can’t visualize one block over …

2017-10-20: New-to-me Basically vertical on Bon Appétit focuses to nice effect on techniques, ingredients, and …

2017-10-19: It really is boom times for enthusiastic consumers of profiles on the Unicode consortium

2017-10-19: Just to be clear, Andre Torrez made Tyke. Now I will never have to get around to making one…

2017-10-19: Tyke is the menubar-attached scratch sheet I’ve been putting off making for ages.

2017-10-19: Jason Hoffman on the History of CSS at CSS Tricks. His History of the Web newsletter is also great.

2017-10-19: Epoiesen is a relatively new journal for creative works engaging with the past.

2017-10-18: I’m a sucker for a Unicode story.

2017-10-17: Reading an almost 400 page PDF manual for a text editor (BBEdit) like it’s 1995

2017-10-15: Finish line of Columbus Marathon

2017-10-14: Marijn Haverbeke’s Eloquent JavaScript is one of the best programming books I’ve read, and he’s …

2017-10-13: Expedience as an aesthetic choice in Robin Sloan’s Sourdough

2017-10-13: Spent the last couple of hours in the recently updated MultiMarkdown Composer 4 and it is really, …

2017-10-13: Disabled my Twitter cross-posting from micro.blog for #WomenBoycottTwitter today.

2017-10-12: BBEdit 12 release notes include commands for editing columns in column-delimited text files.

2017-10-12: Interesting early modern history of science abstracts from recent JCB Fire and Water symposium.

2017-10-12: I have been listening to Core Intuition for 9 years and just signed up for their new membership …

2017-10-10: Paul Ford makes a passing reference to how learning in public made the web what it is in the most …

2017-10-10: My most expensive unused domain is drone.kitchen which wants so badly to be a thing.

2017-10-09: Listened to the “The Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton” episode of the I Only Listen to the …

2017-10-07: I’ve been enjoying the Developer version of Firefox Quantum. Great step forward.

2017-10-06: Generator for urban maps in the style of medieval European cities. Interesting material in the …

2017-10-06: New Welsh experimental music zine Dukes of Scuba looks intriguing. Subscribed.

2017-10-05: One of many quality of life downgrades in leaving Berlin is losing the amazing playgrounds.

2017-10-04: Progressive Punctuation is a fun exercise in hypothetical punctuation. Curious to see if it grows.

2017-10-03: Some mid-90s posters found by a friend of friend in Cactus Cafe basement. Still looked like this …

2017-10-03: Every Noise at Once is an algorithmically-generated scatter plot of musical genres with samples and …

2017-10-02: All of Marc Bramhill’s podcast miniseries on emoji has been good, but I’m particularly glad he goes …

2017-10-01: Lots of great stuff on new-to-me Antwerp-based Audio. Visuals. Atmosphere.

2017-09-30: Reading Paul Greenberg’s call for a wetter urban waterfront in American Catch and remembering to …

2017-09-29: Google Sheets’s live view means watching the presentation update on conditional formatting rules …

2017-09-29: Trying to start a weekly routine of working on small throwaway hacks. Started off with some …

2017-09-27: Listening to mycologist and composer Václav Hálek’s ‘Musical Atlas of Mushrooms’, via Finn Brunton’s …

2017-09-26: The list of ‘Famous Tex-Mex Quesos’ from Lisa Fain’s new Queso! cookbook bodes well.

2017-09-25: Revisiting Robin Sloan on “Stock and Flow” from Snarkmarket seven years ago one more time…

2017-09-25: Listening to ALN’s (members of Swans) “Something in the Water” and trying to refresh some old ideas.

2017-09-25: All digital music sales at DF-based label Umor Rex will be donated to earthquake relief through …

2017-09-24: Sunrise behind downtown at the halfway point to my 22 mile race prep run for the Columbus Marathon.

2017-09-23: I unknowingly pre-ordered three titles from the MCD Books launch list. Must try the rest.

2017-09-23: Making good use of early morning before dad duties begin to use Acorn to make up an outline of Lago …

2017-09-22: Found an old Brothers and Sisters button while clearing out office boxes.

2017-09-22: Posted two new list posts today. Hoping small chunks like this will make posting more routine.

2017-06-25: Sunday morning at the Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte with church bells in the …

2017-06-11: Travel desk setup for the summer is rainbow-themed.

2017-06-11: Lunch at Hühnerhaus 36 before Maker Faire Berlin today.

2017-05-31: Evening walk in the Kempen before driving to Berlin for the summer tomorrow.

2017-05-25: After a long hiatus, stoked on a new Beats, Rye, & Types episode.

2017-05-25: The Dick Bruna book covers for these Havank novels are wonderful.

2017-05-24: pycountry’s update policy: “If you need changes to the politicial situation in the world, please …

2017-05-24: pycountry’s update policy: “If you need changes to the politicial situation in the world, please …

2017-05-24: Today I wrote two lines of a Django model and read about ISO 639 for two hours.

2017-05-22: Barragán is my all-time favorite, but I knew nothing about this story.

2017-05-22: Reading Alyse Knorr’s SMB3 book for Boss Fight Books on a rainy Sunday night

2017-05-21: Have been very happy using the new version of Opera; finding fewer compatibility compromises than …

2017-05-12: Interesting interactive, in-browser electronic music tutorial from Ableton learningmusic.ableton.com

2017-05-11: Chill, wobbly ambient tape from Carpi Records makes good grey afternoon listening …

2017-05-06: More side project work this morning with Django. Two sessions on a personal project in two weeks for …

2017-05-06: One last quick run before the marathon tomorrow.

2017-04-30: Already want to drop everything to weave these micro.blog posts into tinaja.computer. Perhaps I can …

2017-04-30: One week until the Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati.

2017-04-30: Getting set up with a micro blog on Manton’s new service.