Archive for June, 2014


Lara Swanson: Years ago, I found that whenever something awesome happened in my career – maybe I got published, or promoted, or launched a project – I wouldn’t take the time to celebrate the achievement. I’m an achiever by nature, the kind who feels like every day starts at zero. Not deliberately marking these moments […]


I recently unfollowed some people on Twitter. Not one because I dislike that person. More of a casual experiment in shaking things up. Just like, ug, a random Foursquare check in, and I don’t know you well enough that that’s fun or interesting for me to read, so unfollow. I really enjoy Twitter and I […]

Selling Quarters

People are pretty up in arms about Washboard. They sell you a $10 roll of quarters for $15. Thoughts: It does feel weird to sell money for a markup. Isn’t that what ATMs do, because it’s convenient? Surely the pricing is based on: (price of quarters) + (shipping) + (markup the market bears). I’m sure […]

Saddle Rash

I loved this so much. I have to watch it from time to time.

Hidden URLs

There is a recent trend in browsers that they are hiding all but the root domain in the “URL bar”. So for instance: would become: I’ve read lots of opinions about it, ranging from the profoundly butthurt, to ‘this was inevitable’ to ‘this is good for the web.’ I think a lot of […]

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