Web-log archive: 2019

August
July
2019-07-29

My Summer of ’69

Bryan Adams’ “Summer of ’69” was playing at the coffee shop this morning. In my memory that song feels like “Summer of ’85,” which was...

June
2019-06-10

In support of HB 2001

In 10min I wrote some testimony in favor of Oregon house bill 2001. Portland for Everyone has a quick explainer. Here’s an OPB story about...

April
2019-04-09

Activity rings

Of course after my last humblebrag about biking 20mi/day I’d come down with a health issue laser-targeted to keep me off the bike. I’ve barely...

March
2019-03-27

Five miles

Human beings are machines designed to walk.

2019-03-15

Imagining and building

There always comes a point where I can’t finish “designing” something in my head. I have to start building it to find the edges.

February
2019-02-21

All my pretty web monsters, 2013–2019

Oh golly have the last six years been busy. Here are some webby/appy/emaily things I’ve touched. This is almost certainly not a complete list. This...

2019-02-15

Trolling Works

Every three or four years I’ll kick a hornet’s nest by saying something like: fellow front-end devs: if you ever feel intimidated by your back-end...

2019-02-12

Textural roads, textural cars

I drove my car downtown to work today so now I totally get why all you people are such assholes. No but seriously I have...

2019-02-05

We are past groundhog day already

Usually I try to make a resolution of sorts at the end of January. This was inspired by the world’s most rewatchable movie. So this...