A blog about design, photography, productivity, and the things that frustrate me.

2019/08/16 9:19am

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...

2019/07/17 10:56am

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...

2019/04/10 6:51pm

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...

2018/12/03 1:12pm

Initial Commit

“The easiest thing to do on earth is to not write.” – William Goldman There’s a phrase in software development when you’re starting a new project you push what’s called your “initial commit” to a repository. It’s usually just getting a project setup. It could be hundreds of...