Archive for February, 2022


TrackerZapper is a Mac app that sits in your menubar and automatically removes tracking parameters from any links you copy. Cool idea. I don’t mind that people use UTM parameters in links, or any other URL param gobbldygook they deem important. I don’t mind seeing them in the browser URL bar, even. But I often […]

“Day and night, your content searches the world for people and opportunities.”

The opener of David Perell’s The Ultimate Guide to Writing Online: Writing online is the fastest way to accelerate your career. It’s the best way to learn faster, build your resume, and find peers and collaborators who can create job and business opportunities for you. Content builds on itself. It multiplies and compounds. Day and […]

American Hearts

Thanks to the HBO Max show, the phrase “raised by wolves” enters my brain a lot. And as a big AA Bondy fan, it makes me constantly think of the opening line to the namesake song on American Hearts: We were raised by wolvesAnd we are still wildAnd we howl when the troubled wind blowsAnd […]

I liked that gatorade bread article.

Just fun writing from Dennis Lee. “Dannis,” I said to myself, “It’s about time you learn how to bake bread. It is your Achilles heel, your one true weakness in the kitchen. If the world understood your bread illiteracy, your enemies would slay you with a sharpened baguette.” This entire time, I’d thought I needed a stand […]

Jonathan Bradley Coyier

My uncle Mike Howe thinks this fella is a direct ancestor of mine. Born in 1827 and died at 38 from wounds in the Civil War. Even further back, his dad, Peter Coyier, lived much longer: Interesting to see actual information about my family as far back as someone born in the 1700’s. Peter was […]

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