One thing that has been sorely missing with the Apple Watch is the ability to create custom watch faces. I’ve long thought that at the minimum Apple should make all the existing one themeable through something as simple as CSS, but of course, I’m just someone sitting in the peanut gallery and I have no […]Read more "Custom Apple Watch Faces"
This year I started keeping an analog log book and it’s been fun to flip back through it, but I noticed that due to the size of the notebook I’m not including tons of information for each day. So it’s great for the highlights but misses a lot of the little things that might not […]Read more "Daily Analog Log Books"
It’s funny how you can create something and then totally forget about it, never to blog about it, and then in a matter of a few days have multiple conversations that point back to it. In this case, it’s how I make the featured images on the Laravel News site, and I made a Youtube […]Read more "Video: How I make the Laravel News Featured Images"
I’ve had my house broken into once, but I remember that feeling of walking in and seeing everything you own thrown everywhere. That feeling of being personally violated. I still get that same feeling when I experience digital theft. It seems like a few times a week I see more words stolen or graphics I […]Read more "Digital Theft"
Yesterday, Google announced that during an audit they found evidence that some 3rd party apps may have been granted overly broad access to your data, but they can’t confirm this: We made Google+ with privacy in mind and therefore keep this API’s log data for only two weeks. That means we cannot confirm which users […]Read more "Farewell Google+"
This past weekend USNWC had their annual Build Your Own Boat competition and it’s always a lot of fun, so I loaded up the family and went to see all the crashes. Here are some of the pictures of the boats before they launched down the whitewater. Unfortunately, we arrived a little late and couldn’t […]Read more "Snaps from the 2018 USNWC Build Your Own Boat Competition"
I came across this great blog post by Chad Dickerson where he and a friend decided to be more mindful on what they use Twitter for so it doesn’t suck the life out of their blogging. Chris Shiflett and I were talking recently about blogging and how Twitter had sucked some of the life force […]Read more "Blogging vs Twitter"