A blog about design, photography, productivity, and other things I can't stop thinking about.


It’s Time for iOS Developers to Embrace the FAB

I’ve always found Apple’s iOS User Interface ethos a bit odd. When you read Apple’s iOS Human Interface Guidelines, it feels sparse. The HIG is supposed to be the complete documentation for designers and developers to ensure the quality of the apps on Apple’s platforms, but it ignores many...

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Connect Guests to Your Wifi with a QR Code

I love it when you find a small way to use technology to make something mundane a bit easier. Inputting a wifi password is a tiny annoyance that we’ve all had to deal now for quite a while. It’s likely you’ve mistyped many passwords in your life or...

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Quick and easy two-factor authentication codes on your wrist with Authy

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” ― Henry David Thoreau We’re living in an increasingly nebulous and complicated world of digital security. There are few hard rules and...

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Using RegEx to create a “Saved Quotes” Shortcut

“It takes a ridiculous amount of courage and humility to suck at something for a while.” — Merlin Mann, Back to Work, Episode 229: Shrimp in the Desert I love collecting quotes. Collecting them is kinda corny and maybe overly earnest, but some of the most important shifts...

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