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2019-11-17: Whenever a new social network launches, I compare it against my post about the 4 parts to finding …

2019-11-15: “And it’s really an amazing thing you’ve done. I guess, in a way, I did something …

2019-11-15: As an example of something that could be a live microblog: accounts like the Six Colors …

2019-11-15: I like what The New York Times does with their side-by-side impeachment video and analysis, which is …

2019-11-14: On Core Intuition 396, we react to the 16-inch MacBook Pro news, talk about @danielpunkass’s …

2019-11-14: Just got billed for iTunes Match again because I’m afraid to cancel it. Even after doing some …

2019-11-13: After reading this article about pricing uncertainty with the .org top-level domain being sold, I …

2019-11-13: Listening to some of the impeachment testimony while I work. The Republicans’ strategy is …

2019-11-13: I still love my mid-2014 MacBook Pro and have resisted upgrading it because it has been so reliable, …

2019-11-12: The back catalog on Disney+ is incredible. I feel like I’ve spent a small fortune on Disney …

2019-11-11: Watching the Tony Parker jersey retirement. I love this year’s Spurs team but it’s going to be a …

2019-11-11: Barton Creek earlier today, right before the temperature dropped.

2019-11-09: Blogging workflow You might think because I created Micro.blog that I have a perfectly simple blogging workflow that …

2019-11-09: Core Intuition 395 We are getting really close to episode 400. Feels like a big milestone to me, and I’ve been …

2019-11-09: Up early for a Saturday. Cold outside but it’s going to get colder next week, maybe even with …

2019-11-08: Needed to order a new water filter for our fridge and might have added Link’s Awakening to my …

2019-11-07: 20 years of Inessential Brent Simmons marking the 20th anniversary of his blog: It’s tempting to think that The Thing …

2019-11-07: Gonna try to make it to next week’s WordPress meetup in Austin. I use M.b for my blog now, of …

2019-11-07: Dear coffee.

2019-11-07: Frustrated by little things that don’t matter this morning. No seats at the coffee shop so …

2019-11-07: Sponsoring IndieWebCamp Austin IndieWebCamp Austin is coming up in February at Capital Factory. This is our 3rd event in Austin and …

2019-11-06: Kill the algorithm Ben Thompson has an excellent article this week about free speech, political ads, and Facebook. …

2019-11-06: IndieWeb Meetup in Austin tonight! 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee. Super informal, everyone’s …

2019-11-06: Micro.blog filters with post length There’s a powerful filter mechanism inside Micro.blog for automatically assigning categories …

2019-11-05: New voting machines in Austin. They aren’t perfect — screen UI could be a little better, and …

2019-11-05: Great feature in the Mac App Store about Acorn developer @ccgus. Make sure to click through to the …

2019-11-05: It has been 3 years since the 2016 election. I hope you’re not waiting for Twitter or Facebook …

2019-11-05: Lanyon theme on Micro.blog There’s a new built-in theme available on Micro.blog called Lanyon, based on the open source …

2019-11-05: I didn’t realize until I just got a mention that push notifications work in Icro for Mac! I …

2019-11-05: Icro for Mac Two new versions of the third-party Micro.blog app Icro have been released. The iOS version now …

2019-11-04: IndieWeb Meetup this week in Austin! Wednesday at Mozart’s Coffee, 6:30pm. Stop by to chat …

2019-11-04: Day 2 of Catalina, now hitting more issues with full disk access and Ruby-related commands. Using …

2019-11-03: Running a series of exports and scripts to do some number crunching and update Micro.blog mailing …

2019-11-03: With a couple new releases of Micro.blog and Sunlit out the door, I think it’s time to upgrade …

2019-11-02: Micro.blog 1.7.2 for iOS is now available in the App Store. Just a few more bug fixes and minor …

2019-11-02: Core Intuition episode 394 with @danielpunkass reporting on his first meeting “with his …

2019-11-02: Marking the halfway point on our walk today, took this photo of downtown Austin from the pedestrian …

2019-11-02: IndieWebCamp Austin will be February 22-23, 2020. Registration is now open! Just $10 for the …

2019-11-02: Today at 2:30pm central time, Tantek Çelik is giving an IndieWeb talk — Take Back Your Web — at …

2019-11-02: I finished NaNoWriMo in 2005 and recommend trying it if you have time. For something shorter, just …

2019-11-01: Disappointed that Beto is suspending his campaign before we vote, but it is difficult to recapture …

2019-10-31: If you’re new to Micro.blog, we have pins you can earn just for fun and to encourage posting …

2019-10-31: There’s a new update to our photo app Sunlit out with improvements and bug fixes.

2019-10-30: Ginger, 2008 - 2019.

2019-10-30: Reacting to the news that Twitter is banning political ads, I’m announcing today that …

2019-10-30: Almost shocked that Twitter is banning political ads. Didn’t think they had the guts to make a …

2019-10-30: NBA west is wide open For the last few years, right before the regular season starts, Jon Hays and I usually paste in our …

2019-10-29: We’re at the point with Micro.blog where anyone considering rolling their own Hugo blog should …

2019-10-29: “You choose the web you want.” — Brent Simmons

2019-10-29: Register your domain name on Micro.blog Since the very beginning of Micro.blog we’ve encouraged you to use your own domain name with …

2019-10-28: Dropped my bike off last week to repair the wheel and for general tune-up, and I’ve taken it …

2019-10-28: Content ownership is not complicated There have been a few IndieWebCamps recently, including in Amsterdam, New York, and Brighton. …

2019-10-28: Swarm check-ins and Micro.blog Following my experiment with importing Foursquare data, I’ve officially updated Micro.blog to …

2019-10-28: Micro.blog is sponsoring WordCamp Seattle next month, and @macgenie will be there. We’re also …

2019-10-27: Went to the travel writing panel at the Texas Book Festival today. Having just come back from …

2019-10-26: Toronto photos Years ago my wife and I were in Vegas and had a chance to see Elton John… and missed it. This year, …

2019-10-25: I was traveling this week and took a bit of time off from blogging and answering email except for …

2019-10-21: For this week’s Core Intuition, we talk about @danielpunkass’s trip to Amsterdam and how …

2019-10-21: Micro Monday episode 70! Guest @adders talks about when he first discovered blogging, the impact of …

2019-10-20: Clouds lit up tonight just after sunset.

2019-10-19: Dave Winer shares a screencast on YouTube of how he publishes to his blog. It’s in an outline …

2019-10-18: Happier without analytics Garrett Dimon writes about removing all analytics from his web site and how little he misses it: …

2019-10-18: Fun with location check-ins I love having everything together on manton.org. Whether it’s blog posts about tech, personal …

2019-10-18: If you’re using the default Marfa theme on Micro.blog, I’ve added a couple checkboxes to …

2019-10-18: Sunlit 2.5.7 We’ve released a new version of our photo-blogging app Sunlit. Mostly a bunch of bug fixes, …

2019-10-17: There have been a lot of IndieWebCamps this year! This weekend is Brighton, England. Free, 2-day …

2019-10-16: As usual I’m working on a few things at once that’ll ship soon. I’m especially …

2019-10-14: Layers of highways near Fort Worth.

2019-10-13: Mural outside Twisted Root in Waco.

2019-10-11: I’ve been skeptical of Spotify’s approach to podcasting and the potential downsides for …

2019-10-10: Speaking of cross-posting, I’ve updated our LinkedIn support in Micro.blog for the latest …

2019-10-10: Saying goodbye to Facebook cross-posting I’ve removed the option for Facebook cross-posting on Micro.blog. Facebook recently disabled …

2019-10-09: Micro.blog 1.9.1 for macOS Yesterday we updated the iOS app for Micro.blog with several bug fixes and tweaks for iOS 13. Today …

2019-10-08: We forgot to take a group shot at the IndieWeb Meetup in Austin last week, but just noticed as I was …

2019-10-08: Micro.blog 1.7.1 for iOS I’ve posted an update to Micro.blog for iOS with several bug fixes. Here are the changes in …

2019-10-08: Klaus trailer There’s a new trailer out for Klaus, which hits select theaters and then Netflix in November. …

2019-10-08: I’m still frustrated that simple bug fixes need to be approved by Apple just to send a …

2019-10-07: Someone’s lost key in an empty parking lot.

2019-10-07: Trying to resist judging Catalyst by the initial apps out with Catalina today. Most developers were …

2019-10-07: Wrapping up Apple Arcade trial When Apple Arcade launched, I thought it would be fun to try a new game each day for 30 days. And it …

2019-10-07: Last week’s Core Intuition covered the Microsoft Surface event, App Store Search Ads, fixing …

2019-10-04: Agent Intercept is a combination of racing game and spy story, with new missions released every day. …

2019-10-03: I haven’t played many endless runners, so while trying EarthNight I’m thinking of …

2019-10-03: I updated the M.b /photos page for hosted blogs to only include JPEGs to help filter out …

2019-10-02: I read through The Verge’s liveblog of the Surface event. I’m very interested in what …

2019-10-02: Playing a new game each day means I just can’t get very far if there’s any depth to the …

2019-10-02: Clicking through the attendee list from IndieWebCamp Amsterdam, there’s so much variety in …

2019-10-02: Reminder that there’s an IndieWeb Meetup tonight. Mozart’s Coffee at 6:30pm. Hope to see …

2019-10-01: The look of Towaga: Among Shadows reminds me just a little of Don Bluth’s Dragon’s Lair. …

2019-10-01: Inktober pin Good luck to everyone participating in Inktober this month! We’ve added a special Micro.blog …

2019-09-30: Playing a new Apple Arcade game each day, I barely have time to scratch the surface of most games, …

2019-09-30: I sent a new email newsletter out tonight, but I haven’t updated the mailing list addresses …

2019-09-30: Happy Hour at NXNW. 🍺

2019-09-30: Maybe SNL and others have counted him out, but I made another small donation to Beto’s …

2019-09-30: We found a coral snake next to the house this morning. Despite living in Texas my whole life, one of …

2019-09-30: IndieWeb Meetup this Wednesday, 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee in Austin. Grab a coffee or smoothie …

2019-09-29: Another card-related game for the weekend: Where Cards Fall, from the developer of Alto’s …

2019-09-28: Still hearing about games in Apple Arcade that I hadn’t seen with random browsing. Recommended …

2019-09-27: I need to work from coffee shops more if for no other reason than I can’t easily get …

2019-09-27: What The Golf? keep surprising me with its delightful wackiness. Busy day today so I needed …

2019-09-27: Core Intuition 390 We posted episode 390 of Core Intuition. From the show notes: Manton finds a workaround to his Sign …

2019-09-26: The best Apple Arcade games start with gameplay nearly right away, realizing they are mobile games …

2019-09-25: Love the idea of how shadows are used in Projection: First Light, but I don’t have time to …

2019-09-25: Impressed that the Democrats have actually set the narrative early. This transcript confirms what we …

2019-09-25: Great interview with Beto on the Bill Simmons podcast. Long episode, but this Overcast link skips to …

2019-09-24: Dodo Peak is kind of half Crossy Road, half Q*bert. 🕹️

2019-09-24: I know we’ve said “this is it” multiple times since Trump was elected, but… this …

2019-09-24: Filter posts into categories As more Micro.blog bloggers use categories to organize their posts, I want to keep making categories …

2019-09-24: This week’s Micro Monday features Tiffany White, talking with Jean about blogging, sharing …

2019-09-23: Pinball Wizard is a fun twist on pinball. Love the cute graphics. 🕹️

2019-09-23: Sending email for Sign in with Apple When we released Micro.blog 1.7 for iOS last week with Sign in with Apple support, Micro.blog could …

2019-09-23: I wonder if we should start making a bigger deal about how fast and lightweight Micro.blog-hosted …

2019-09-22: Bleak Sword is the first game I’ve tried on Apple Arcade that was designed for portrait …

2019-09-21: The Enchanted World I almost forgot to post to my blog for the 6th day of trying games on Apple Arcade. Remember those …

2019-09-20: I’ve tweaked how Micro.blog publishes new blog posts to not leave the archive or photos pages …

2019-09-20: WordPress funding and market dominance Matt Mullenweg blogged that Automattic has received a Series D funding round of $300 million. He had …

2019-09-20: Apple Arcade makes it easy to try a game, and often I’m downloading a game without knowing …

2019-09-19: Timetable episode 125! I talk about the Micro.blog update for iOS 13 today and what the focus should …

2019-09-19: Micro.blog is doing much better in App Store searches now, possibly because I updated the keywords …

2019-09-19: Happy iOS 13 day! Micro.blog 1.7 is out with Dark Mode and Sign in with Apple. I’m also having …

2019-09-19: Sayonara Wild Hearts was featured in the keynote last week and for good reason. I love what …

2019-09-18: We posted this week’s Core Intuition today with more on iPhone 11 upgrades, getting ready for …

2019-09-18: Next up on Apple Arcade: Rayman Mini. I wanted to try a side-scrolling platformer and this is the …

2019-09-18: Beautiful new library in New York. I’d love to visit more libraries while traveling. For such …

2019-09-17: I’m enjoying Mini Motorways on Apple Arcade, from the makers of Mini Metro. Reminds me a bit …

2019-09-17: Sign in with Apple in Micro.blog We added Sign in with Apple to the next version of Micro.blog for iOS 13. It can be used to sign in …

2019-09-16: Apple Arcade is rolling out. I’m going to do micro reviews for a new game each day this week. …

2019-09-16: I signed up for ESPN+ to watch a few FIBA games last week. Love that there’s nearly continuous …

2019-09-16: Finished watching Undone. I’m usually a little suspicious of rotoscope, but it works here and …

2019-09-15: Finally got to see Les Misérables live this weekend. So great. Still singing the songs, and was …

2019-09-15: I can understand why it’s not currently a feature, but I wish Apple IDs / Sign in with Apple …

2019-09-14: On the latest Core Intuition, Daniel and I talk about this week’s Apple event, whether to get …

2019-09-13: I was reminded today that we’ve had folks on M.b for over 2 years, and the public launch …

2019-09-13: Submitted the new Micro.blog for iOS 13 to Apple. Not totally sure it will be approved right away …

2019-09-13: Love this incredible project (via the Studio Neat newsletter) to capture a 30-year time-lapse of New …

2019-09-13: Notifications for third-party Micro.blog apps Last year after Twitter changed their streaming API so that apps like Twitterrific and Tweetbot …

2019-09-12: Solid debate tonight for the Democrats. It’s great to see everyone on the same stage. Strong …

2019-09-12: Plans for JSON Feed 1.1 I can’t believe it’s been 2 years since Brent Simmons announced JSON Feed. In the first …

2019-09-11: Sent a new beta of Micro.blog for iOS 13 to beta testers. I’m really excited about this …

2019-09-11: Xcode 11 crashes when I try to run on the device with the iOS 13 beta, so this week I’ve …

2019-09-11: Disappointing loss for team USA against France. I was worried this might happen after watching a …

2019-09-10: I’ve already talked myself out of pre-ordering the iPhone 11 Pro this week. Looking forward to …

2019-09-10: Great updates to the Apple Watch, as usual. I really need to upgrade from my Series 0. I say that …

2019-09-10: Nice pricing on Apple Arcade and TV+. But given the tiny selection of shows compared to Disney+ or …

2019-09-10: The Apple event stream just started up on YouTube… There’s something amusing about …

2019-09-09: This story about App Store search from The New York Times is really well done. It makes me wonder …

2019-09-09: Watching more WWDC videos to try to wrap up iOS 13 work before the Apple announcements tomorrow.

2019-09-09: There’s a new Micro Monday episode out! On episode 67, I talk with Jean about some of the …

2019-09-07: Picked up our car today. Loved everything about ordering online and the car vending machine …

2019-09-06: We’ve been rewriting some old parts of Sunlit to fix bugs and get the app ready for new …

2019-09-06: Mural outside Brick Oven after lunch. 🍕

2019-09-05: Apple has seriously stepped up their game with the web-based beta.music.apple.com, via MacStories. …

2019-09-05: Animated shorts and Richard Williams Richard Williams passed away a couple of weeks ago. The day after, my family and I went to see the …

2019-09-05: Reading more of App Launch Map Field Guide from Aleen Simms after picking it up on launch week. …

2019-09-04: Thanks to @DaveWoodX for the reminder that we need more people to vote for getting the Micro.blog …

2019-09-04: I might be a bit late, but I’ll be at IndieWeb Meetup tonight, 6:30pm at Mozart’s …

2019-09-04: Micro.blog test blogs Blogs hosted on Micro.blog provide a lot of flexibility with custom CSS, themes, and Hugo templates. …

2019-09-03: Mastodon remote follow I’ve updated Micro.blog today to help Mastodon users follow people on Micro.blog. It used to …

2019-09-02: On the latest Core Int, we talk about Siri privacy and follow up on @danielpunkass’s Echo.

2019-09-01: The wall outside Fabled Bookshop in Waco.

2019-09-01: Waco Mammoth National Monument.

2019-08-30: IndieWeb Meetup is coming up next week, Wednesday 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee. Also known as …

2019-08-30: The power to move away from big tech DHH blogs about giving a chance to smaller companies to help fix the problems with massive tech …

2019-08-30: Slopes network effect Curtis Herbert has a great blog post about starting an Android version of his app Slopes. Adding …

2019-08-28: I’d love to see Apple release a 13.2 beta tomorrow just to kind of mess with everyone. I need …

2019-08-28: Dialog open source and the IndieWeb Dialog is a full-featured Micro.blog app for Android. Jacky Alciné blogged about it today while …

2019-08-27: Thanks to WP Tavern for writing about Micro.blog and our Tumblr features! Great summary of the role …

2019-08-26: Here’s my blog post from 2002 (!) about moving to NetNewsWire. Feels a little like history …

2019-08-26: NetNewsWire 5.0 Congratulations to Brent Simmons and all the contributors of NetNewsWire for shipping version 5.0 …

2019-08-26: Downloaded my Foursquare archive (about 2500 check-ins over 8 years), thinking I might make it …

2019-08-26: Some days I just want to view The New York Times home page without any stories that mention Trump in …

2019-08-25: Adding more emoji to Discover in Micro.blog. It’ll take a little while to update with all the …

2019-08-25: Posted a new Micro.blog iOS beta for TestFlight today with a bunch of Dark Mode improvements. You …

2019-08-24: Last night we posted episode 385 of Core Intuition. @danielpunkass and I talk about whether we …

2019-08-23: Fixed a couple issues with today’s Tumblr-related features. Large file uploads should also now …

2019-08-23: Tumblr cross-posting I’ve decided to add Tumblr as a cross-posting service in Micro.blog. This means Micro.blog can …

2019-08-23: Sometimes as I work on new features using a test blog, I fool myself into thinking I’m …

2019-08-20: It only took buying 4 packs of LEGO minifigures to get Mickey from Steamboat Willie.

2019-08-20: I’ve switched on robots.txt files for all Micro.blog-hosted blogs, by default allowing full …

2019-08-20: Hong Kong and trending misinformation Twitter announced in a blog post that they have removed over 900 fake accounts spreading …

2019-08-20: I don’t love that today’s Apple Card press release is also an ad for Uber. Is Uber …

2019-08-19: I added a new grid of featured photos on Micro.blog today. This matches the photos collection in …

2019-08-16: Tumblr wasn’t the only big news in blogging land this week. NetNewsWire 5 is now in beta! …

2019-08-16: Reminder if you want to save a little on your Micro.blog subscription, you can pay for a full year …

2019-08-16: Dark mode preview for iOS 13 In all the Mac and iOS software I’ve worked on over the years, I don’t think I’ve …

2019-08-15: Tumblr integration with Micro.blog I’m excited to see where Automattic takes Tumblr, but even today there are already several …

2019-08-15: The latest Core Intuition is all about Tumblr! @danielpunkass and I talk about what the acquisition …

2019-08-13: Looking at the NBA schedule, Spurs are clearly underestimated again. ESPN and TNT only covering 5 …

2019-08-13: Tumblr and… App.net Thanks to the “on this day” feature that Jonathan LaCour built for Micro.blog-hosted …

2019-08-12: Photo challenge for yesterday, day 7: relief. Making it all the way through IKEA without buying …

2019-08-12: Podcast download stats Micro.blog is not a popularity contest. We don’t have follower counts or public likes because …

2019-08-11: Catching up on @macgenie’s photo challenge. I was working at Whole Foods for day 5, and I love …

2019-08-10: If you’re running iOS 13 + dark mode, we have a beta of Micro.blog for iOS available now. You …

2019-08-10: Ran into what I thought was an iOS simulator issue testing dark mode, so I (foolishly?) installed …

2019-08-09: We posted Core Intuition 383 this morning, following up on Black Ink 2 progress and the impact of …

2019-08-05: Reminder that there’s an IndieWeb Meetup (aka Homebrew Website Club) this Wednesday. …

2019-08-05: Great photo challenge from @macgenie. First day is “patience”. As in: don’t speed …

2019-08-05: Speaking of the Texas State Capitol, this YouTube video shows a great recreation in LEGO. …

2019-08-05: Even though I‘ve always lived in Austin, I often feel like a tourist whenever I’m downtown. My photo …

2019-08-02: Working on new features and haven’t had a chance to blog my thoughts on the Siri privacy story …

2019-08-01: Next Wednesday: IndieWeb Meetup at Mozart’s Coffee, 6:30pm. For writers, developers, …

2019-07-31: We just posted Core Intuition episode 382, responding to feedback about Micro.blog’s new …

2019-07-31: NSDrinking is tonight, 8pm at Radio Coffee & Beer. It’s an informal meetup to chat about …

2019-07-30: Some good moments in tonight’s debate. I’m still looking forward to voting for Beto. …

2019-07-30: You can now use emoji in the “about me” text of your Micro.blog profile. Finally.

2019-07-29: Ruined by Design 📚 When I started reading Ruined by Design, my first thought was that I had missed the window for …

2019-07-29: If you’ve started using the new photos page on your microblog, you may have noticed that the …

2019-07-28: Old train depot in Elgin.

2019-07-27: This is one of the most unique Airbnbs I’ve stayed at. Also beautiful inside. Near Round Top, Texas.

2019-07-26: Cool to see Micro.blog’s podcast categories update mentioned in today’s Podnews. Great …

2019-07-26: New photos page for Micro.blog-hosted blogs I love photo blogs. Last year, Jonathan LaCour wrote Microgram to allow anyone on Micro.blog to …

2019-07-26: Depressing post by Paul Reiffer on how Instagram “influencers” are disrespecting and …

2019-07-25: “The myth of the solo creator might be one of the most corrosive to creativity in …

2019-07-25: Podcast categories updated on Micro.blog Apple this week rolled out an updated list of categories for their podcast directory. Some old …

2019-07-25: Interesting post today from Seth Godin on how big platforms have surrendered their ability to curate …

2019-07-23: Former Twitter developer Chris Wetherall interviewed by BuzzFeed News about why he regrets working …

2019-07-23: One year ago today, I wrote a blog post reacting to Anchor’s attitude on podcasting. It holds …

2019-07-23: Realized late last night that I had forgotten to prepare the Micro Monday email newsletter. Rather …

2019-07-23: Customizing podcast feeds and Micro.blog design I wanted to highlight 2 new blog posts from the Micro.blog community about customizing themes. …

2019-07-22: “It is only fitting, that after I served loyally for 19 years as Tim Duncan’s assistant, that …

2019-07-21: Copy HTML for photos Micro.blog makes it really easy to post some text and a photo to your blog, but sometimes you want a …

2019-07-20: Detoured because of traffic, crossing the tracks on the back roads outside of San Antonio.

2019-07-19: Looking up.

2019-07-19: In the Apple dev community, if you’re only following Joe Cieplinski on Twitter you’re …

2019-07-19: Not much love out there for the recent Dropbox changes, but I actually like the updated Mac app. I …

2019-07-18: On today’s episode of Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I follow up about renaming my Twitter …

2019-07-18: Really nice how GitHub’s new plans work, with private repositories even for personal accounts. …

2019-07-17: Apple exclusive podcasts skepticism Jason Snell has a post for Macworld reacting to the news that Apple plans to fund original podcasts: …

2019-07-16: Not sure where Apple is going with exclusive podcasts, but it’s probably nowhere good. By …

2019-07-16: Refactoring a bunch of stuff and doing a better job than usual of actually deleting code that …

2019-07-15: Decided to cut out a major section of my book that doesn’t really fit, and which I don’t …

2019-07-15: Inspired by many of the great photos on Micro.blog, I’m changing up the newsletter format …

2019-07-14: Reading a lot of criticism that the $5 billion fine against Facebook is inadequate, but written by …

2019-07-14: Speaking of breaking up Facebook, see my post from last November on the topic. Still true. …

2019-07-14: Sometimes I discover someone new who is advocating for a more distributed web… but all they …

2019-07-13: Land and sky stretching out from the north Mopac and 45 toll road. I hope this stays undeveloped for …

2019-07-13: I was up really early this morning, so took some time to look at the MySQL slow query log, which I …

2019-07-12: “It’s worrying how easily the most vile of fringe views can be elevated by seemingly-benign …

2019-07-12: Simplifying the Micro.blog subscriptions I want to give everyone a heads-up about a change we’re making next week. When Micro.blog …

2019-07-11: The next update to Micro.blog for iOS will support Dark Mode on iOS 13. There are still several …

2019-07-11: Solved some more of the performance issues on Micro.blog. Hopefully that’ll be it for the …

2019-07-10: On Core Intuition 380, Daniel and I talk through how to reach more people and the role (if any) of …

2019-07-10: I’ve always liked the 36 Hours travel series in The New York Times, so as we’ve been …

2019-07-10: After talking to @danielpunkass today for the next episode of Core Intuition, I’ve renamed my …

2019-07-09: 15th street as the sun was setting.

2019-07-09: This week’s Micro Monday features Pratik, who is just back from Yellowstone National Park. …

2019-07-09: One of those long days where I have to block out the whole afternoon for errands. Have a little …

2019-07-09: Some incredible black and white photos by Adrian Villa from a recent road trip.

2019-07-09: Working on some much-needed performance improvements, which should also fix the intermittent errors …

2019-07-08: Interview with IndieWeb co-founders Last year after IndieWeb Summit in Portland, I sat down with IndieWeb co-founders Tantek Çelik and …

2019-07-08: New tagmoji on Micro.blog I’ve updated the Discover emoji on Micro.blog to add several new topics: breakfast: 🍳 🥞 🥓 …

2019-07-08: Started the morning with a long walk, listening to podcasts and trying to put together all the …

2019-07-07: Catching up on movies this weekend. Rocketman and Toy Story 4. 🍿

2019-07-06: Rolled out a few tweaks to custom pages on Micro.blog-hosted blogs today, including performance …

2019-07-04: Happy July 4th! Hope everyone has a great day. @danielpunkass and I just posted a new episode of …

2019-07-03: Great to hear about last weekend’s IndieWeb Summit from @tomwiththeweather at tonight’s …

2019-07-03: Sunlit 2.5.6 is now available with a few bug fixes.

2019-07-01: IndieWeb meetup in Austin this Wednesday: Homebrew Website Club at Mozart’s, 6:30pm. Join us …

2019-06-30: Reading through the Etherpad notes from yesterday’s IndieWeb Summit sessions.

2019-06-27: Tweaking the cache size in MySQL’s config reminds me of setting the memory for individual apps …

2019-06-26: Referencing photos in Hugo themes Greg Morris has imported his WordPress posts to Micro.blog hosting and had a question about …

2019-06-25: Getting back into the routine of recording Timetable. On today’s episode, I talk a little …

2019-06-25: I’ll be at NSDrinking tomorrow night, 8pm at Radio Coffee & Beer. It’s an informal …

2019-06-24: The server upgrade went off the rails… After an unexpected failure, I ended up having to spin …

2019-06-24: Usually when I do server maintenance, I can just disable a feature on Micro.blog but keep everything …

2019-06-24: Speaking of IndieWeb Summit, on a smaller scale we are finally restarting the Homebrew Website Club …

2019-06-24: This week’s guest on Micro Monday is @jgmac1106. Greg talks to Jean about the upcoming …

2019-06-23: Cloudy at sunrise this morning, but still great view of the lake from Mount Bonnell.

2019-06-21: We’ve highlighted 4 new videos (plus a bonus video) for Film Fest Friday this week on …

2019-06-21: Hot today in Austin. Downtown, walking past the Capitol before lunch.

2019-06-21: Sticking to the mission statement Micro.blog’s goal is to encourage more people to post to their own blogs instead of only on …

2019-06-20: On the latest Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I cover more of the WWDC announcements we skipped …

2019-06-20: This is a great feature on @macsparky and his favorite apps in the Mac App Store, via @ismh. I …

2019-06-20: Seeing new microcasts spring up, I want to get back to recording Timetable. I think it did a better …

2019-06-19: Facebook content moderators I don’t even want to link to that story by Casey Newton at The Verge because it’s so …

2019-06-19: I had a couple extra hours last night before the scheduled server upgrade. Used the time to work on …

2019-06-18: Back around WWDC, I said I might take part of Micro.blog down for an upgrade, but I ended up …

2019-06-18: Failed donut shops On road trips lately, I’ve been fascinated by out-of-business donut shops. If it’s late …

2019-06-18: Musicians on Micro.blog Jacob Gorban started a new site for musicians to connect on Micro.blog. From the about page: I had …

2019-06-18: WWDC 2019 wrap-up Finally getting around to posting this. The last couple of weeks since WWDC have been busy. But as I …

2019-06-17: Clicking through the “On this day” link on my blog, I noticed my post Multiplane from 6 …

2019-06-17: As part of winding down the Tweet Marker API, I’ve split off the main tweetmarker.net site …

2019-06-17: Ordered a new external SSD to install Catalina. I really try to keep all important files on as few …

2019-06-17: This week’s Micro Monday episode features Miraz Jordan, talking about her new site …

2019-06-16: Spent the weekend in Tyler, Texas. This is the Cotton Belt Depot. Built in 1905 and now used partly …

2019-06-14: Worked from the coffee shop this afternoon, then found this deer in our front yard as I was arriving …

2019-06-14: I love this technote by Brent Simmons on supporting NetNewsWire (and supporting the open web).

2019-06-14: I’m not surprised that Kawhi was so great this year. In his entire career, he’s really …

2019-06-14: We’ve started a new weekly feature: Film Fest Friday, to highlight videos posted to …

2019-06-14: After several months of great luck with iOS app review, the latest bug fix update for Wavelength has …

2019-06-14: Jean wrote a post about how the Discover timeline works in Micro.blog — thoughts on curation, …

2019-06-13: Congrats Toronto! Good game. Even without Durant and Klay, Warriors made it close. Really …

2019-06-13: There’s a new site from @Miraz with dozens of tutorials on customizing your blog on …

2019-06-12: Just a reminder that after 8 years of running Tweet Marker, I’m winding it down. Thanks …

2019-06-12: Just posted Core Intuition 376 with a discussion about San Jose, SwiftUI, and Catalyst.

2019-06-11: “I rarely just tweet something, unless it’s truly ephemeral (or a reply, obviously). I prefer …

2019-06-11: Doing a little housekeeping on monday.micro.blog. Using categories for Episodes, Transcripts, and …

2019-06-10: I feel really bad for Durant. But I also can’t forget how Kawhi went out in the 2017 west …

2019-06-10: I was starting to root for a game 6 when KD went out. That’s no way to end the finals. Then …

2019-06-10: The latest Micro Monday podcast features… me! Jean and I answer questions from the Micro.blog …

2019-06-10: Micro.blog for macOS version 1.9 Micro.blog has been updated on the Mac. Here are the changes: Added new Open option when clicking a …

2019-06-09: Took a break from watching SwiftUI sessions to finish some unglamorous (but necessary) AppKit work. …

2019-06-07: Kawhi is incredible, but this whole Raptors team is playing great. I’m not sure even Durant …

2019-06-07: For 5 years I’ve been saying on @coreint: “wake me when there’s a Swift-only UI …

2019-06-07: Book progress and interview Today I sent the following update to Kickstarter backers. I wanted to give everyone a progress …

2019-06-07: While a lot of people were traveling to San Jose last Sunday, I published a blog post about walled …

2019-06-06: Reminder that there’s no @coreint this week. Daniel and I have a rule: we only talk about the …

2019-06-06: Micro.blog at WWDC It was a good week at WWDC. Micro.blog helped sponsor last night’s LIVE near WWDC concert, and …

2019-06-06: Sign In with Apple This is one of the most interesting announcements from WWDC for me. Aaron Parecki wrote a detailed …

2019-06-05: Flying over downtown Austin and the UT campus on the way back from WWDC.

2019-06-04: Thanks everyone who made it to our Micro.blog WWDC meetup! Another good turnout this year. Really …

2019-06-04: Micro.blog meetup details for WWDC 2019 The 3rd annual WWDC Micro.blog meetup will be today at 12pm outside Grace Deli & Cafe. If you’re …

2019-06-03: I like the name Catalyst. Better than Marzipan. Still a lot of questions, hopefully to be answered …

2019-06-03: The new Mac Pro is bigger than I was expecting, and much more powerful than anything I need. Hope …

2019-06-03: Apple might be 10 years late catching up to Google Street View, but I’m impressed with how …

2019-06-03: Nice updates to Apple Watch. Still going to keep my Series 0 a little bit longer… Might as …

2019-06-03: Added a new link at the top of Discover on Micro.blog to point to WWDC-related posts. It’ll be …

2019-06-02: Open gardens In technology, the walled garden is a platform where one vendor controls distribution. If you want …

2019-06-01: About to fly out to San Jose. Looking forward to seeing everyone! This WWDC is going to be huge. …

2019-05-31: I’m considering upgrading one of the photo servers late tomorrow night, before WWDC gets …

2019-05-31: The Weekly Listen and podcasting workflow Love this new podcast from Joe Cieplinski. It’s a great example of trying something new with a …

2019-05-31: For the 30th and final day in a row of visiting parks: Zilker. Brought a picnic to have above Lou …

2019-05-31: Brent posted a reminder to the Omni blog that LIVE near WWDC tickets are going fast. It’ll be …

2019-05-30: Dialog — a Micro.blog app for Android — is now open source! I think this is a great move. Looking …

2019-05-30: We celebrate the 11th anniversary of Core Intuition on the latest episode, answering listener …

2019-05-30: For the second-to-last day of 30, I picked Mayfield Park. Known for its peacocks, and right next to …

2019-05-29: Earlier this afternoon, looking over the field to Elisabet Ney Museum across the street from Shipe …

2019-05-29: I try not to over-plan for WWDC, but I do have a notes file where I jot down a rough outline of …

2019-05-29: Questions about Micro.blog? @macgenie and I are recording another Micro Monday Q&A today to talk …

2019-05-28: I was nearby in Round Rock, so stopped at Shirley McDonald Park. There’s a pond with ducks. …

2019-05-28: It’s best to think of the iPod Touch as a very small, $199 iPad. I think the value for that …

2019-05-28: Love the video as usual from Studio Neat for the new Totebook. They talk a little about the …

2019-05-27: Saved one of my favorites for the last week of parks. The trail at St. Edward’s Park off Old …

2019-05-27: Disappointed that Ghost created a custom posting API instead of adopting Micropub, which is a W3C …

2019-05-26: Unattended algorithms Neil Stephenson has written a new book. In an interview with PC Magazine, he talks about the …

2019-05-26: Bridge connecting Blunn Creek Greenbelt with Little Stacy Park. I grew up near here and spent many …

2019-05-25: Enjoyed watching the Bucks this year. Congrats on a great season. I still have mixed feelings about …

2019-05-25: Pease Park along Shoal Creek, with an interesting new sculpture by Patrick Dougherty.

2019-05-25: Jean shares the story of App Camp for Girls on her blog — how it all started, what they learned, and …

2019-05-25: There’s a big update out for NetNewsWire. It adds Feedbin syncing and a bunch of other …

2019-05-25: Last week of parks At the beginning of the month, I started a new blog post series: visiting a city park each day for …

2019-05-24: In addition to the Micro.blog meetup in San Jose, I want to do something new this year to highlight …

2019-05-24: Abandoned tracks cut through the side of Metz Park.

2019-05-23: Jessica Hollis Park at the top of Lake Austin next to Mansfield Dam. Warm day. No one here except a …

2019-05-23: Steve Troughton-Smith’s blog post on the Mac OS X transition is a good history, but …

2019-05-23: Say “yes” when The New Yorker wants to talk on the phone. That story and much more on …

2019-05-22: Great hiking trail through the trees along the creek at Great Hills Park.

2019-05-21: Springwoods Park. Short trail in a loop around the park. Also has a Little Free Library.

2019-05-21: Mac Open Web is a new site by Brian Warren to showcase apps that promote the open web. As Brent …

2019-05-21: Tim Smith is the guest on this week’s Micro Monday. Tim talks to Jean about discovering …

2019-05-20: If you’re new following me on Micro.blog and wondering what all these park photos are about, …

2019-05-20: Field of wildflowers at Brushy Creek Lake Park.

2019-05-20: Alan Jacobs makes a good point: it’s a feature that the IndieWeb won’t exactly replace …

2019-05-20: WWDC is in 2 weeks. Don’t forget we’ll have a Micro.blog meetup on Tuesday, June 4th. …

2019-05-20: More on The New Yorker I linked briefly to The New Yorker article by Cal Newport over the weekend, but wanted to add a few …

2019-05-19: Tanglewood Park earlier this evening, posting now after watching the final episode of Game of …

2019-05-19: The latest Core Intuition is all about MarsEdit in Setapp and related topics.

2019-05-18: The branches of a huge oak tree over our picnic today at Harper Park, catching up on feedback about …

2019-05-18: The New Yorker: Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us? — by Cal Newport, featuring …

2019-05-17: Bartholomew Park.

2019-05-17: Great talk from Tantek at Beyond Tellerrand this week about the IndieWeb.

2019-05-17: The fastest way to blog Advertisements often make broad claims that their products are the “best” or …

2019-05-16: Beautiful afternoon in the shade at Rattan Creek Park.

2019-05-16: We’ve extended the Micro.blog spring giveaway for another week! Click Plans → Give Micro.blog …

2019-05-16: Following other blogs on Micro.blog After launching support for Mastodon on Micro.blog, I blogged about how Micro.blog is evolving to …

2019-05-16: Speaking of Micro.blog posting, Gluon is being updated with a new post screen. In beta for iOS and …

2019-05-16: MarsEdit is now available in Setapp. I publish most of my longer blog posts to Micro.blog using …

2019-05-15: Downtown today for lunch and errands. This is Edward Rendon Sr. Park just east of I-35.

2019-05-15: How is it Wednesday already? I’m finally getting a chance to queue up this week’s Micro …

2019-05-15: Saying goodbye to Tweet Marker I introduced the Tweet Marker API in 2011. In the 8 years since, I’ve been lucky to have the …

2019-05-15: I’ve been trying to update the help site a few times a week lately. Just wrote a quick guide …

2019-05-14: El Salido Park.

2019-05-13: Now that I’m a dozen days in, I updated my 30 days page to include photo thumbnails of all the …

2019-05-13: Worked at the downtown library today, then walked over to Shoal Beach at Town Lake Park.

2019-05-13: If you’ll be at WWDC, I hope you can make it to our Micro.blog meetup! Just a reminder that …

2019-05-12: “I was disappointed missing that free throw. So I really wanted to make that shot.” — …

2019-05-12: Driving back to Austin, we stopped for a picnic at Stude Park in Houston.

2019-05-11: For day 10 trying to visit 30 parks in a row without missing a day, the weather did not cooperate. …

2019-05-11: We posted a new Core Intuition today: @danielpunkass uses his new Echo, and a listener question …

2019-05-10: Another road trip day. This is the suspension bridge in Waco earlier today, from Indian Spring Park. …

2019-05-09: Trailhead Park not far off 620. Plenty of space, tables, and a 3-mile hiking trail. I sat and edited …

2019-05-08: Pouring rain today. Quick road trip, stopped for a burger at Hat Creek in Georgetown, right above …

2019-05-08: Want to help Micro.blog grow? For our spring giveaway, invite someone before May 15th and they get 3 …

2019-05-07: Fixed an issue in the new Micro.blog themes for IndieWeb-related tags and custom CSS. The great …

2019-05-07: Mueller Lake Park for day 6 of visiting parks for 30 days in a row. Plenty of benches and tables. …

2019-05-07: Added 2 new built-in designs to Micro.blog hosting today: Minos and Hello, from existing Hugo themes …

2019-05-06: This week’s episode of the Micro Monday podcast features David Johnson, talking about his …

2019-05-06: Sculptures by Jim Thomas at Chisholm Trail Crossing. Unfortunately no picnic tables, but I sat near …

2019-05-06: Spring giveaway! Along with the new home page today, we’ve updated the invites on Micro.blog …

2019-05-06: Bokeh on Kickstarter Bokeh will be a new private-by-default photo sharing app from Tim Smith, on Kickstarter now: Bokeh …

2019-05-06: New home page for Micro.blog We’ve launched a redesigned home page for new users on Micro.blog today. The old design was a …

2019-05-05: Nice day at Emma Long Park on Lake Austin.

2019-05-04: Today I worked from Beverly Sheffield Northwest Park. Got a bunch of editing done on my iPad, for …

2019-05-03: Posted Core Int 371 with more pre-WWDC discussion of Marzipan, voice assistants, and more.

2019-05-03: More pushback on Netflix for podcasts We know that of course you can’t watch a Netflix-exclusive show on Hulu or Amazon Prime Video. …

2019-05-03: Tickets to LIVE near WWDC are available! I’m happy to announce that Micro.blog is sponsoring …

2019-05-03: Day 2 of city parks: Rosewood Park. It has been raining most of the morning, but it let up enough …

2019-05-02: Working on something late tonight, I remembered this old Harry Potter-inspired episode of Timetable …

2019-05-02: Working from city parks In 2016, I tried working from a new coffee shop every day for 30 days, then later followed that with …

2019-05-02: Sunlit 2.5.5 is out with an additional fix for photo uploads to external blogs. This should wrap up …

2019-04-30: Sometimes I hear people acknowledge that Instagram is “owned by Facebook”. That implies …

2019-04-30: Facebook’s starting a pretty dramatic redesign and refocus on privacy. It’s an …

2019-04-29: Sunlit 2.5.4 is now available. This fixes a problem with scaling up photos, which especially caused …

2019-04-29: We just posted episode 58 of the Micro Monday podcast with guest Joe Cieplinski. Jean talks with Joe …

2019-04-29: This week 2 years ago we were sending invites for Micro.blog to Kickstarter backers. There’s …

2019-04-29: Busy week ahead. Trying to start Monday right with an iced coffee and breakfast taco at Illuminate …

2019-04-29: While my microblog post last week was very critical of Luminary, I don’t think asking Luminary …

2019-04-28: Game of Thrones was incredible tonight. Visually stunning and unpredictable. This was such an …

2019-04-28: Deployed some server performance improvements including a fix for overriding Hugo default parameters …

2019-04-27: Good Spurs season. Even without Dejounte, they had a chance to compete this year. That poor shooting …

2019-04-27: Overcast adds sharing audio or video clips of part of a podcast. I just tested this with …

2019-04-27: Back from an early showing of Avengers: Endgame. I have never seen the movie theater parking lot …

2019-04-26: About Luminary’s $100 million: many of us are working 7 days a week on a tiny budget to build …

2019-04-26: I knew moving to Hugo templates for Micro.blog was the right call, but I’m still discovering …

2019-04-26: On the latest Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about making time to ship software updates, …

2019-04-26: Pushing back on the effort to redefine podcasting John Gruber has a great post on Luminary and the trend of companies trying to redefine what …

2019-04-25: There were some fun moments in game 1, but tonight’s game 6 was the first time the Spurs …

2019-04-24: Penn Station in The New York Times The New York Times has an article today about demolishing Penn Station, full of incredible old …

2019-04-24: Smaller companies and regulation Following Jeffrey Zeldman’s article about the open web, Ben Werdmuller has a great post about …

2019-04-24: Time-lapse videos I’ve been having fun posting short videos to my blog now that Micro.blog makes it easy. You …

2019-04-24: Sunlit 2.5.3 has been approved and should be available in the App Store now or soon. This update …

2019-04-24: “With every tightened screw we have less power than we had. And doing the things — …

2019-04-23: Thunder played a great game, but Lillard is locked in like I’m not sure I’ve seen …

2019-04-23: Craig Mod's walk in Japan While on a 6-week walk from Tokyo to Kyoto, Craig Mod is disconnecting from social media and instead …

2019-04-23: Trying to learn from our ambitious video hosting release when we shipped new versions of 3 apps on …

2019-04-23: There’s a new update to Micro.blog for macOS with a few improvements, including (you …

2019-04-22: I’m learning about calc in CSS for the first time. Perfect work-around to a problem I was …

2019-04-22: Morning drive up to the Dallas / Fort Worth area. Stopped for coffee and work catch-up on the way …

2019-04-22: We just posted episode 57 of Micro Monday with guest John Johnston, a primary school teacher from …

2019-04-20: Early afternoon at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

2019-04-20: Still experimenting with how I want to post video to my blog. Currently I like using Snapthread or …

2019-04-19: For this week’s Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about the latest Marzipan rumors, …

2019-04-18: From what little I’ve read of the Mueller report so far, even with the redactions, the scope …

2019-04-18: I couldn’t watch more than a few minutes of Barr’s summary of the report. He uses very …

2019-04-17: MacStories 10-year anniversary and pre-quadrant Twitter Congrats to Federico Viticci and the MacStories team on 10 years of MacStories. To appreciate how …

2019-04-17: Updated the web version of Micro.blog today with support for editing the date on a post, and fixed …

2019-04-16: New updates to Micro.blog for iOS and macOS are out, with fixes for uploading certain types of …

2019-04-15: One of the greatest comebacks I’ve ever seen. Congratulations to the Clippers. No one believed …

2019-04-15: This week’s Micro Monday features @bsag, talking with Jean about blogging, the community on …

2019-04-15: Multiple windows on iOS We all expected Dark Mode in iOS 13, but according to this rumor from 9to5Mac, the next major …

2019-04-13: Derrick White! That dunk, and then the steal in the final seconds. Spurs grab game 1 in what looks …

2019-04-13: Recorded a short clip of the rain earlier before the sky cleared.

2019-04-13: Downtown this morning for coffee and a little work. Love that this old train bridge is still here.

2019-04-13: Playoffs start today! My predictions for the west are just guesses, except for the obvious Warriors …

2019-04-13: Sunlit 2.5.2 was just approved, adding inline video playback and fixing a couple stability issues. I …

2019-04-12: Zeldman on the IndieWeb There’s a fantastic article by Jeffrey Zeldman in A List Apart this week, starting with the …

2019-04-12: Less than 2 months until WWDC! If you’ll be in San Jose, join us for the 3rd annual Micro.blog …

2019-04-12: Picnic lunch at the capitol. Beautiful day.

2019-04-11: This week’s Core Intuition is about traveling to Peers Conference, shipping the video feature …

2019-04-10: Spurs needed to win this one, but great to hear fans in San Antonio cheering for Dirk in his final …

2019-04-10: Instagram videos to Micro.blog If you’re still using Instagram but want to copy your photos and videos to your own microblog, …

2019-04-10: Micro.blog for iOS has been updated to version 1.6.1, adding inline video playback (or full-screen …

2019-04-09: Finally read Zuckerberg’s op-ed. His “solutions” are really superficial. The …

2019-04-09: I posted a new episode of my short-form podcast Timetable all about adding video support to …

2019-04-09: Added a help page with more technical details about how video posting works.

2019-04-09: Thanks to @endonend for writing up how to add pagination to other themes on Micro.blog. This is a …

2019-04-08: This week’s guest on Micro Monday is Mike Hendley, talking with Jean about NaNoWriMo, …

2019-04-08: “He will fire people in his administration who he thinks are crossing him, questioning him, …

2019-04-08: Peers Conference New Orleans wrap-up Last week I drove to New Orleans for Peers Conference. It was a bit of a whirlwind because we also …

2019-04-07: Congrats to Baylor! Looked like the team was going to unravel after Lauren Cox was hurt, but they …

2019-04-07: Busy week! Now that I’m back in Austin, finally had a chance to finish editing and posting the …

2019-04-06: Sunlit with video playback Sunlit 2.5.1 is now available in the App Store. This update fixes an issue with videos not appearing …

2019-04-05: Video hosting in Micro.blog We’ve updated Micro.blog today with a big feature: video upload to your microblog. The iOS and …

2019-04-05: Another rainy morning in New Orleans. Working from Stumptown Coffee. Nice space and seems …

2019-04-04: Great first day at Peers Conf. Really glad I made the trip over to New Orleans. Going to try to get …

2019-04-03: I-10 over the Atchafalaya Basin.

2019-04-03: Stopped for a coffee and tiny bit of coding catch-up in Houston, at Throughgood Coffee.

2019-04-03: Because I’ve driven to Louisiana many times (and to make last-minute planning easier and save …

2019-04-02: Recorded a new @coreint today. It’ll go live Thursday because we talk about some new …

2019-04-02: Submitted a new version of Micro.blog for iOS to Apple for review. We are attempting to update all …

2019-03-30: Tonight’s rally for Beto in Austin.

2019-03-30: However, it’s not all good news from El Paso. Still completely unacceptable treatment of …

2019-03-30: Looking forward to the Beto rally in Austin tonight: 9pm on Congress. Great photos and crowds out of …

2019-03-29: Relieved about AirPower. We love that Apple pushes the envelope, but they shouldn’t ship …

2019-03-29: Checked out the WeWork on Barton Springs today. Beautiful space and great view.

2019-03-29: I’ve got strong political opinions, as anyone can see by reading my blog posts every 2 years …

2019-03-28: Watching the Manu jersey retirement ceremony. What an extraordinary player. One of the greatest. 🏀

2019-03-28: Connected quotes about Apple News There’s no shortage of opinions about Apple’s services-related event this week! …

2019-03-28: I posted this video to my blog already, but because I was testing YouTube recently, decided to copy …

2019-03-28: If you missed it earlier in the week, Micro Monday this week featured Kim Landwehr, talking with …

2019-03-27: On the latest Timetable I talk a little about today’s new Micro.blog features.

2019-03-27: New features: saved drafts on Micro.blog, updated macOS app, Tumblr import We’ve rolled out some more improvements to Micro.blog. For blogs hosted on Micro.blog, you can …

2019-03-27: We re-posted yesterday’s episode of Core Intuition because of a feed issue, to make sure it …

2019-03-26: There are still bluebonnets everywhere in Austin.

2019-03-26: I mentioned shipping some new Micro.blog features today. For some reason when I planned that, I …

2019-03-25: News+ missed opportunity Most of what Apple talked about today isn’t shipping until the summer or fall. Apple News+ …

2019-03-25: Just posted a new episode of Timetable, putting together a few quick thoughts on today: paying …

2019-03-25: In that last TV+ video, when Apple talked about “an important voice being missing”, I …

2019-03-25: First half of the Apple event: pretty good, but not for me yet. We pay for the New York Times and …

2019-03-25: Stacked Waters at the Blanton. Nice to visit the museum again last week over spring break.

2019-03-25: We’ve been working on some big new Micro.blog features, rolling out separately tomorrow and …

2019-03-24: Like a landlord Seth Godin blogs every day. Sometimes short posts, sometimes longer posts that read like they could …

2019-03-24: Looking forward to one day reading the full Mueller report and releasing my own 4-page summary. …

2019-03-23: Checking backups We sent an email to some of our Kickstarter backers yesterday, giving people a chance to check out …

2019-03-22: New Zealand and social media My heart goes out to the families of loved ones at the mosques in Christchurch. After the Parkland …

2019-03-21: In this week’s Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about recent updates to MarsEdit and …

2019-03-21: Excited that I’ll be attending Peers Conference in New Orleans next month. Registration is …

2019-03-21: We’re getting some great feedback about the new version of Sunlit. There will be a minor …

2019-03-20: Sunlit 2.4 now available The new version of Sunlit is now available in the App Store. You can download it for free and use it …

2019-03-20: I’m always impressed with Apple’s methodical approach to marketing. Rolling out new …

2019-03-19: MarsEdit 4.3 shipped today with a bunch of improvements, including a change for Micro.blog-hosted …

2019-03-19: I just posted a new episode of Timetable. It has been a while. This one’s about the …

2019-03-19: This week’s Micro Monday episode features @martinfeld. From the show notes: “Martin …

2019-03-19: Sunset out the passenger-side window on the drive back from Dallas a couple of days ago. Usually …

2019-03-18: Spurs are looking good at the right time. Still anyone’s guess what the seeding in the west …

2019-03-18: Sunlit 2.4 screenshots We are getting close to releasing the next version of Sunlit. The app has gone through a bunch of …

2019-03-18: My daughters were home for spring break last week, and the whole family helped with the last batch …

2019-03-15: My response to Apple's response to Spotify Apple responds to Spotify. Daniel Jalkut and I predicted most of this response on Core Intuition a …

2019-03-14: Good luck to everyone entering the WWDC lottery! If you’re going to be in San Jose, hope you …

2019-03-14: Very excited that I will be able to vote for Beto again. 🇺🇸

2019-03-13: Today’s Core Intuition is up, with more about Daniel’s new job and our thoughts on …

2019-03-13: Sunlit 2.4 beta We just sent a Sunlit beta to testers. This new version of our photo-blogging app includes an …

2019-03-13: Spotify standing up to Apple I’ve been waiting years for this. Bigger companies have finally had enough of Apple’s …

2019-03-12: The web at 30 Today is the 30th anniversary of Tim Berners-Lee’s proposal for the world wide web. Reflecting …

2019-03-12: We’ve been wrapping up Sunlit 2.4. In addition to fixing a bunch of bugs, we’ve updated …

2019-03-12: Great blog design from Mike Haynes, customizing one of the default Micro.blog themes. There is a lot …

2019-03-12: This week’s Micro Monday episode features Gabriel Santiago. Finding joy again in blogging, …

2019-03-11: Medium import for Micro.blog Micro.blog can now import blog posts from Medium. You can request a .zip archive of your content …

2019-03-09: SXSW is underway in Austin, which means it’s time to mark the anniversary of my blog. 17 years …

2019-03-08: I love this video from WordPress. Very similar in style to what I always imagined we could do for …

2019-03-07: Brent Simmons has a good list of Marzipan questions. The one I’m slightly worried about is …

2019-03-07: So many great podcasts. I’ve thrown out any structure in how I choose what to listen to. I …

2019-03-07: Seems about once a year there’s a new story about the last Blockbuster. We loved visiting Bend …

2019-03-06: There’s no Homebrew Website Club in Austin tonight. We’ll regroup in April. (Thanks …

2019-03-04: Some great basketball tonight: Spurs holding on with a 1-point win over the Nuggets. Pelicans close …

2019-03-04: Vincent Ritter has more iOS invites for his Micro.blog app. He’s also looking for Android …

2019-03-04: I’m the guest on this week’s Micro Monday, answering questions about Micro.blog.

2019-02-27: I’ll be the guest in the next Micro Monday, catching up with @macgenie on recent Micro.blog …

2019-02-27: I added a help page with an introduction to IndieAuth for Micro.blog developers. This is best for …

2019-02-25: Thinking about our Micro.blog APIs after IndieWebCamp Austin. There are a lot! Probably not even a …

2019-02-23: Wrapping up the first day of IndieWebCamp, Aaron Parecki is live-coding a simple blogging engine to …

2019-02-22: Excited for IndieWebCamp tomorrow. If you’re disappointed in modern social networks and …

2019-02-22: First time at Capital Factory? Look for these doors tomorrow inside the building lobby. You can …

2019-02-22: IndieWebCamp starts tomorrow. I’m downtown this morning, heading over to Capital Factory to do …

2019-02-22: Writing a post today that links back to one of my blog posts from 2003! Love it when that happens. …

2019-02-20: Doors open for IndieWebCamp Austin at 9am on Saturday. We’ll have coffee and breakfast tacos. …

2019-02-20: We just posted Core Intuition 361. Looking forward to IndieWebCamp Austin and talking about whether …

2019-02-20: Started the day with JuiceLand. Love these silly prints on the wall.

2019-02-20: This week’s Micro Monday features Tom Cutting of Stickman Diaries. “One of the things I …

2019-02-19: Got to see a few things in Fort Worth with family over the weekend. Great to have some time to …

2019-02-19: IndieWebCamp Austin is this weekend! You can still register here.

2019-02-16: Just posted the new Core Intuition. More about WWDC travel, IndieWebCamp Austin, and Daniel …

2019-02-15: IndieWebCamp Austin is coming up in a week at Capital Factory. Bunch of IndieWeb-related things I …

2019-02-12: I’ve been saying Apple’s 30% cut is too high for 10 years, so it won’t surprise …

2019-02-12: I was already making WWDC plans for June 3rd, so it’s nice to see MacRumors uncover clues that …

2019-02-10: Sorry @coreint was late this week! But there aren’t many tech podcasts on the weekend, so now …

2019-02-08: I heard back from Medium, and cross-posting from Micro.blog is now re-enabled on our developer …

2019-02-08: Sent another update of Sunlit to beta testers. We’re working on a major update that simplifies …

2019-02-08: IndieWebCamp Austin is in 2 weeks! Whether you’re a blogger, developer, designer, or just want …

2019-02-07: Sent an update to Kickstarter backers earlier this week about sending out M.b stickers. It has been …

2019-02-07: Audio in email is not a podcast Today Substack announced support for sending audio episodes in email newsletters: Subscription …

2019-02-07: For the last few weeks, Micro.blog has been running with support for both Jekyll and Hugo templates …

2019-02-06: We’ve been working through bugs in our iOS photos app Sunlit for the upcoming release. If you …

2019-02-06: Homebrew Website Club is 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee tonight. We’ll be talking about final …

2019-02-06: I’m the guest this week on Internet Friends! I love how this episode turned out. Thanks to Jon …

2019-02-05: Micro.blog news and help accounts We’re changing the official Micro.blog user accounts so that they are easier to follow. It …

2019-02-05: Thanks to Colin Devroe for interviewing me on his blog! We talked about Micro.blog’s focus in …

2019-02-05: Updated iOS app with categories We released version 1.5 of the Micro.blog app for iOS today. In addition to a couple bug fixes, it …

2019-02-04: I still can’t believe it’s February! IndieWebCamp Austin is coming up in just a few …

2019-02-04: I’ve posted a 6-minute screencast video on YouTube explaining much more about how custom …

2019-02-02: Fixed posting from IndieWeb-compatible apps (such as OwnYourGram or IndieBookClub) if they sent …

2019-02-02: Had a great few days with @macgenie in Austin (and @cheesemaker too!) talking through plans for …

2019-01-30: Custom templates, categories, new theme, and more We are launching several major new features for blog hosting on Micro.blog today. Any one of these …

2019-01-30: “What’s Up Danger” from the Spider-Verse soundtrack is a great song to put on …

2019-01-25: If it seems like I’ve been a little quiet lately or slow to reply to email, it’s because …

2019-01-25: There’s an update to Micro.blog for macOS today with improvements to switching between Dark …

2019-01-20: Still can’t believe that pass interference no-call in the Saints game. Hard to imagine anything more …

2019-01-20: Posted the latest Core Intuition with a discussion of Dark Mode, maps in DuckDuckGo, and some …

2019-01-18: Speaking of Android, I’ve added a link to Dialog from the Micro.blog “New Post” …

2019-01-18: Nice update from Vincent Ritter on his upcoming Android app for Micro.blog, Gluon. Looking good!

2019-01-11: Registration is open for IndieWebCamp Austin. February 23-24.

2019-01-11: It’s become a tradition during WWDC that I always head out to the Presidio on Sunday to have …

2019-01-11: We’ve got a new help site! Special thanks to @paulrobertlloyd for the redesign. Love the new …

2019-01-10: What a game. Spurs get the win over the Thunder in 2 OTs. All sorts of records in this one. Spurs …

2019-01-10: On today’s Core Intuition — the tech and business podcast pretending to be a developer podcast …

2019-01-09: Homebrew Website Club is tonight in Austin! 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee. Join us for a coffee …

2019-01-06: We’ve been playing Catan this weekend. I love the design and how balanced the game feels. Nice way …

2019-01-03: DeRozan gets the first triple-double of his career against his old team. Kawhi gets boos. I had …

2019-01-03: We’ve extended our holiday giveaway through this weekend. If you invite someone to Micro.blog, …

2019-01-02: Sorry for the late notice — no Homebrew Website Club in Austin tonight. Because of the holidays and …

2019-01-02: Dialog for M.b got a major update for the new year, including a new posting screen. Available as a …

2019-01-02: Very cold and rainy day in Austin as it’s starting to feel like 2019 is really here. …

2018-12-31: Walked by this abandoned toy store the other night. I guess they keep the lights on long after the …

2018-12-31: After living here forever and visiting a new coffee shop every day for a month a couple years ago, …

2018-12-31: We really loved Mary Poppins Returns and Into the Spider-Verse. This Spider-Man is stunning — my …

2018-12-31: For the last Micro Monday of the year, @macgenie edited together 10 clips from the previous 40+ …

2018-12-27: Baylor at the Texas Bowl in Houston.

2018-12-26: Worked on some performance improvements for external blogs this morning. RSS and connection errors …

2018-12-24: Zilker tree. Another fun year at the Trail of Lights. 🎄

2018-12-14: 12 days of microblogging: just blogging We can come up with all the specialized names we want — photo blogs, link blogs, travel blogs, …

2018-12-13: 12 days of microblogging: daily log We’ve seen a lot of people use their microblog as a daily log to track activities, from …

2018-12-13: Open space at Apple's new campus I woke up this morning, picked up my phone like I always do — to make sure that Micro.blog servers …

2018-12-13: Very nice design customization to the Kiko theme on Micro.blog by Kahlil Lechelt.

2018-12-12: 12 days of microblogging: for authors It’s the 10th day of our 12 days of microblogging series, and today we want to highlight some …

2018-12-11: 12 days of microblogging: developer journal For the 9th day in our 12 days of microblogging series, we want to talk about developer blogs. Most …

2018-12-11: Customizing the Micro.blog default theme Micro.blog’s default design for hosted sites is based on an original theme that shipped with …

2018-12-10: Upgraded from Ruby 2.3 to 2.5 this morning and it appears to have completely fixed some issues I was …

2018-12-10: 12 days of microblogging: business sites It’s the 8th day in our 12 days of microblogging blog post series. Most Micro.blog accounts …

2018-12-09: 12 days of microblogging: linkblogging For the 7th post in our 12 days of microblogging series, I want to talk about linkblogging. …

2018-12-08: 12 days of microblogging: travel blogs I love road trips and travel blogs. We have a family blog that we started a few years ago, adding …

2018-12-08: Preparing today’s blog post about travel microblogs and getting lost in people’s …

2018-12-07: Love the way the Spurs finished this game against the Lakers tonight. First of 6 games at home, …

2018-12-07: 12 days of microblogging: artwork showcase It’s day 5 of our 12 days of microblogging series. Yesterday I highlighted what Micro.blog …

2018-12-06: 12 days of microblogging: custom design It’s day 4 of our 12 days of microblogging series. Today we want to highlight how Micro.blog …

2018-12-05: 12 days of microblogging: social media home base For the 3rd post in our 12 days of microblogging series, we want to highlight how Micro.blog can …

2018-12-05: Good morning, Austin! Tonight is Homebrew Website Club, 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee. We’ll …

2018-12-04: 12 days of microblogging: photos Yesterday we started the 12 days of microblogging blog post series to mark the 1-year anniversary of …

2018-12-04: Some of y’all noticed that Micro.blog was slow or not responding this morning. Sorry! I …

2018-12-04: Thanks everyone for the congrats and feedback about the last year of Micro.blog! Coming up today, …

2018-12-03: Micro.blog milestone: first year open to the public One year ago today, after months of feedback from Kickstarter backers, we opened up Micro.blog to …

2018-11-30: Having fun wrapping up the next iOS version of Micro.blog with @cheesemaker. 3-4 new features that …

2018-11-30: Great to see Apple Music coming to the Echo (noticed via MacStories). This is kind of an …

2018-11-29: With the midterms and now the near-daily Mueller investigation news, I’ve fallen back into …

2018-11-29: Sunlit 2.3.1 is now available in the App Store. If you’re interested in posting more photos to …

2018-11-29: There’s a nice feature on RSS apps (best viewed on iOS) in the App Store today.

2018-11-28: Posted a new Timetable with a few updates on Sunlit, the updated help.micro.blog home page, and when …

2018-11-28: Haven’t actively used EC2 in a while, but wanted to check out the pricing after this …

2018-11-28: Hi Austin! NSDrinking is tonight, 8pm at Radio. Join us for a chat about Apple development over a …

2018-11-28: Sent the latest Sunlit 2.3.1 build to beta testers. Anyone can now join the beta with this link.

2018-11-28: There’s a really good follow-up about the App Store monopoly in today’s Stratechery …

2018-11-28: Good news for Sunlit users: @cheesemaker tracked down that crash that had been eluding us and we …

2018-11-27: Congrats to Supertop on selling Castro to Tiny. Sounds like a good partnership for them to focus on …

2018-11-27: App Store rent-seeking Excellent article today from Ben Thompson. After laying out in detail why Apple has a strong …

2018-11-26: This week’s Micro Monday podcast episode features @bitdepth. Films, photos, and early …

2018-11-26: Looking forward to the NASA InSight landing! Hope it goes smoothly. 🚀

2018-11-24: Adjusted how Micro.blog sends replies to Mastodon to skip replies that don’t actually mention …

2018-11-23: Great morning getting a Christmas tree while my daughters are in town. This section of the farm in …

2018-11-23: Posted episode 351 of Core Intuition. Make sure to listen through the second half, where …

2018-11-21: Photos grid on your blog As I mentioned on this week’s episode of Micro Monday, we want to add category support to …

2018-11-21: New update to the Dialog beta is out this morning, a Micro.blog app for Android.

2018-11-20: Trying out the beta of Gluon for Android, the first Micro.blog app developed for both iOS and …

2018-11-20: How to support Micro.blog I often say that Micro.blog is a success if more people blog. One of the most important goals is to …

2018-11-19: TPM on Facebook Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo has written some good posts about Facebook this year. …

2018-11-19: I’m the guest on this week’s Micro Monday again to answer Micro.blog questions. Thanks …

2018-11-19: Over a week since launching support for ActivityPub in Micro.blog and I’m still learning more …

2018-11-18: After a few loses on the road, great Spurs win over the Warriors tonight. The best they’ve …

2018-11-17: Updated M.b this morning with several bug fixes and improvements, including better support for …

2018-11-17: It’s going to be a very busy day with errands, so got to the coffee shop before 7am to focus …

2018-11-15: Feel like listening instead of reading? I expanded on today’s blog post in audio form for my …

2018-11-15: Core Intuition 350 and M.b follow-up We start this week’s Core Intuition by following up on the Mastodon integration in Micro.blog. …

2018-11-15: Breaking up Facebook is up to us Two related articles about Facebook this week. First, from a huge report in The New York Times: But …

2018-11-15: Getting back into a routine of writing in Day One for a minute each morning. The last couple years …

2018-11-14: ActivityPub for your blog Last week we launched support for the ActivityPub API in Micro.blog. This is a major feature to add …

2018-11-14: Recorded 3 podcasts today! Timetable, out now. Core Intuition, out tomorrow. And a special episode …

2018-11-13: Rolled out several fixes today for receiving Webmentions, parsing different kinds of usernames, and …

2018-11-12: We’re recording another special Micro Monday this week with your questions. Use this form to …

2018-11-12: Timetable migrated to Micro.blog Earlier this year I migrated 15 years of posts on manton.org to Micro.blog blog hosting. Today I …

2018-11-10: Getting password reset requests on my Instagram account reminds me that my old password was really …

2018-11-09: Dates set for IndieWebCamp Austin Last year we held the first IndieWebCamp in Austin. I blogged about how the event went, including …

2018-11-09: We posted a new Core Intuition today that spans multiple weeks and a couple of recordings: catching …

2018-11-08: Usernames on Micro.blog Micro.blog now has 3 distinct styles of usernames to make the platform more compatible with other …

2018-11-07: Homebrew Website Club tonight! 6:30pm. I’m heading down to Mozart’s Coffee now.

2018-11-07: Micro.blog + Mastodon For some time, we have been considering how we could open up compatibility between Micro.blog and …

2018-11-07: Launching a pair of major features after lunch. May or may not be what you’re expecting, but I …

2018-11-07: Rose City Book Pub from a couple nights ago in Portland with @macgenie and @cheesemaker. More coffee …

2018-11-07: Beto showed Texas what it can become. Very proud of his campaign.

2018-11-05: No matter what happens tomorrow, the next day there will still be work to do on Micro.blog and the …

2018-11-05: Thinking of Texas even as I’m a few states away today. Great crowd in Austin for Beto …

2018-11-05: Very quick trip up to Portland, then back to Texas for election day tomorrow. Don’t think …

2018-11-02: I’m not focusing on word count, but inspired by NaNoWriMo, every day this month I’m …

2018-11-02: Last day of early voting in Texas today. I just voted. If you can vote today, do it. Tuesday is …

2018-11-01: Good luck to everyone starting NaNoWriMo today! On Micro.blog we’re collecting NaNoWriMo posts …

2018-10-31: Seth Godin blogs every day Seth Godin on daily blogging: For years, I’ve been explaining to people that daily blogging is an …

2018-10-31: Search in Micro.blog Micro.blog doesn’t have hashtags, trending topics, or retweets because I think the focus on …

2018-10-30: Nice liveblog of the Apple event from @ismh. I like individual short posts, but this is a great …

2018-10-30: Thanks for the kind words @danielpunkass on the latest Micro Monday! If you’re new to …

2018-10-30: The new iPad Pro looks really nice. No home button, USB-C that can charge a phone, Face ID, easier …

2018-10-30: Pre-Halloween Apple event day! We’ve added a new Micro.blog pin: mention “iPad …

2018-10-30: While I was asleep, a long thread developed on Hacker News about Micro.blog. Lots of new people …

2018-10-29: Cutting edge to old fashioned The Atlantic, quoting Ben Grosser, after news that Jack Dorsey is reevaluating whether Twitter …

2018-10-29: Intro to M.b screencast video A few months ago on Timetable, I talked about how Micro.blog needs the equivalent of a college …

2018-10-28: We block walked for Beto’s campaign today, reminding potential voters when and where to vote. …

2018-10-28: Can’t believe the Cavs have fired Tyronn Lue already. When LeBron leaves your team, you need …

2018-10-27: Heroes Stadium in San Antonio before the marching band takes the field.

2018-10-25: I didn’t want to let these new features slip until Friday, which seems like a bad day to …

2018-10-25: In the middle of rolling out a few big features on Micro.blog that I’ll announce today and …

2018-10-24: Beto has been doing quick stops near polling locations this week for early voting. I picked up a …

2018-10-23: WordPress's Gutenberg vs. Micro.blog Project Gutenberg is the code name for a redesign of the WordPress post editor. It’s an …

2018-10-23: This week’s Micro Monday features @aleen! She talks to Jean about the state of social media …

2018-10-22: Really great Spurs/Lakers game. This NBA season is something else already. 🏀

2018-10-22: All of Austin needs to boil their water today. Not gonna let the extra stress of that distract us …

2018-10-21: New version of Sunlit is out today with a couple improvements and especially a focus on stability.

2018-10-20: Lunch at Lucy’s Fried Chicken, looking out at a very full Lake Travis. So much rain in Texas in the …

2018-10-20: Yesterday we posted Core Intuition 348, checking on Daniel’s talk for Swift by Northwest and a …

2018-10-18: After hitting my head against the wall for weeks trying to solve a coding problem, finally asked for …

2018-10-17: Spurs fans can breathe a sigh of relief right now. Kawhi gone, 3 players injured in the preseason, …

2018-10-16: Have a lot of posts on your Micro.blog-hosted blog? You can now search on the web to find one of …

2018-10-16: Busy morning with meetings on another rainy day in Austin. Too much going on, but looking forward to …

2018-10-15: Not just for bloggers Sometimes I hear from people who decide Micro.blog isn’t for them because it’s …

2018-10-15: On this week’s Micro Monday, Jean talks to @abouthalf about art, what he blogs about, and how …

2018-10-12: New episode of Core Intuition on blogging, @danielpunkass’s series on Dark Mode, and preparing …

2018-10-12: As some folks noticed late last night, I updated the Discover section on Micro.blog to have a better …

2018-10-11: Thanks to @danielpunkass for reminding me recently that sending replies should be faster on …

2018-10-11: NaNoWriMo, gift subscriptions, and more on Micro.blog Earlier this week I wrote about some behind-the-scenes Webmention changes that improve how replies …

2018-10-10: Made a bunch of progress today wrapping up some Micro.blog work that will roll out tomorrow and next …

2018-10-09: I love seeing what people are using the Micro.blog podcast hosting for. It was first designed for …

2018-10-09: Today is the last day to register to vote in several states. Start at vote.org if you aren’t …

2018-10-09: Webmention improvements on Micro.blog I rolled out a few Webmention improvements to Micro.blog today: Fixed the permalink for a reply …

2018-10-08: I learned a lot helping organize IndieWebCamp Austin last year. We’re doing it again in early …

2018-10-08: It’s Micro Monday! This week’s guest on the podcast is Joyce Garcia, @garciabuxton on …

2018-10-06: Disappointed and frustrated beyond words every time I look at the news. What I wrote last week still …

2018-10-06: Someone stole our Beto yard sign around midnight last night. Getting a new one today and I’ll …

2018-10-06: I’ve been using HazeOver for Mac the last few days and quite like it. It dims your background …

2018-10-05: Posted this week’s Core Intuition. Reflecting on what competes for my attention on Micro.blog, …

2018-10-05: Daniel Jalkut has started a blog series on supporting Dark Mode. The intro and first post are up …

2018-10-04: Internet Archive fixing Wikipedia links There has been a lot of distressing news lately, so it’s refreshing to read a story about …

2018-10-03: Reminder: Homebrew Website Club is at 6:30pm. I’m just heading down to Mozart’s Coffee …

2018-10-03: JSON Feed for WordPress updated It has been over a year since JSON Feed was announced. There have been a bunch of discussions about …

2018-10-02: “In the air was that slightly delirious energy you feel when a political campaign becomes a …

2018-10-02: Markdown preview and more I updated Micro.blog with several improvements today: Added a Markdown preview button when writing …

2018-10-01: Micro Monday's 30th episode Jean published episode 30 of our Micro Monday podcast today. There have actually been over 30 …

2018-10-01: Homebrew Website Club is this Wednesday, 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee. If the weather’s …

2018-09-30: I’ve been thinking about using NaNoWriMo to finally finish my Indie Microblogging book, even …

2018-09-29: Core Intuition 345 We posted the latest Core Intuition this weekend. It’s a 45-minute episode without sponsor …

2018-09-28: I believe Christine Blasey Ford I watched the entire hearing yesterday, working with my laptop in the living room with the TV on. At …

2018-09-24: The guest for this week’s Micro Monday is @cygnoir. If you’re new to Micro.blog, our …

2018-09-21: On the latest Core Intuition, we follow up on the Apple Watch’s new ECG feature, hype from …

2018-09-21: Google search, Gmail, Google Docs, Android… Those are all fine. But today’s Google …

2018-09-20: There’s an update to Sunlit now available. Bug fixes and support for scrolling further back in the …

2018-09-19: With Path shutting down, I downloaded my archive. I only had a handful of posts and photos, but I …

2018-09-14: Rolled out some additional improvements to today’s Micro.blog page navigation feature, …

2018-09-14: New feature for hosted microblogs: you can now hide a page from the main navigation. There’s a …

2018-09-14: If Jack Dorsey and I ever sat down for a chat over a coffee or beer we would find much to agree on, …

2018-09-14: “One of the descriptions and labels that we had in the past that I always despised was …

2018-09-13: Great write-up (via @blankbaby) on walking from various airports to each city’s downtown, …

2018-09-13: Since I was a fan of the iPhone 5C, no surprise that I really like the colors on the new XR. This …

2018-09-13: On the latest Core Intuition, Daniel and I react to this week’s Apple announcements — new …

2018-09-12: I don’t need to see any more AR demos, but the basketball app + Steve Nash appearance was one …

2018-09-12: Really admire Apple’s focus on health with the Apple Watch. Don’t think I need a Series …

2018-09-12: More leaks ahead of the Apple announcements. iPhone XS Max, hmm? I don’t need a new phone, but …

2018-09-11: Looking forward to the Apple event tomorrow. No predictions, but @danielpunkass and I will record a …

2018-09-11: Surprisingly cool, rainy day in Austin. I’ve got my office window open. Love the sound of the …

2018-09-10: If you missed it late last week, I wrote about the 4 parts to solving the problems with social …

2018-09-10: For today’s Micro Monday, @vasta joins @macgenie to talk about why M.b first interested him, …

2018-09-10: For September each year, @ismh dedicates the month to raising awareness and money for St. Jude …

2018-09-09: Last week's Homebrew Website Club We rebooted the Homebrew Website Club meetup in Austin this summer after a break, and last week we …

2018-09-09: Usually our Micro Monday podcast is weekly, but so much is going on that @macgenie published 4 …

2018-09-07: The way out There have been many articles written in the last month about the role of social networks. Some even …

2018-09-07: Congrats @ccgus on the Retrobatch 1.1 update. Cool to see this app keep getting more powerful.

2018-09-07: We just posted the first Core Intuition episode in a while. @danielpunkass and I talk about the …

2018-09-07: Two meetups to check out today if you’re in Portland! IndieWeb (10-noon at Cup & Bar) and …

2018-09-05: Managing uploads in Micro.blog Today we added a new screen to the web interface for hosted blogs on Micro.blog. Click …

2018-09-05: Homebrew Website Club this evening in Austin. Join us at Mozart’s Coffee (6:30pm - 7:30pm) to …

2018-09-05: Starting a new photo blog Of everything you put into social networks, photos are one of the easiest and most rewarding parts …

2018-09-04: Sunlit 2.2.2 was approved and should be showing up in the App Store shortly. I like this version …

2018-09-04: Sunlit 2.2 is here This week we shipped the new version of Sunlit, featuring an Instagram-like timeline of photos from …

2018-09-03: Today’s episode of Micro Monday features Belle Cooper, co-founder of Hello Code and developer …

2018-09-03: Austin folks interested in the IndieWeb, blogging, Micro.blog, or building your own web site… …

2018-09-03: Of course I read all my @-mentions, but I’ve missed replying to a few posts recently. Sorry! …

2018-09-02: I know I complain about the App Store a lot, but the release process is really limiting and …

2018-09-02: Om leaving Facebook Om Malik has a post on leaving Facebook for good: Why? Because I don’t need it and don’t miss it. I …

2018-09-01: Quick trip up to Waco for the first Baylor game. Love the view walking to the stadium. 🏈

2018-08-31: Evergreen to NetNewsWire 5 NetNewsWire is returning home. Brent Simmons first shipped NetNewsWire Lite way back in 2002 and it …

2018-08-29: Recorded another quick video preview of the upcoming version of Sunlit, set to ship on Tuesday. I …

2018-08-29: Seth Godin’s new podcast is so good. Love the latest episode about sunk costs. (He’s …

2018-08-28: Plenty of serious work to do this week, so it’s nice to take a break and work on something …

2018-08-28: We’ll miss watching Manu play, but what a career. And his effort in the last playoff series to …

2018-08-27: Sunlit 2.2 was approved by Apple over the weekend. Don’t have a ship date yet, but I’m …

2018-08-27: I’m the guest on today’s Micro Monday! Answering questions from the community about new …

2018-08-25: Making a few last-minute changes to Sunlit 2.2 with @cheesemaker to hopefully minimize the chance of …

2018-08-23: Now that Icro is open source, I filed an issue to discuss how to add push notifications. I think the …

2018-08-21: I keep meaning to dust off my Android test phone and do some more testing. Deployed a Micro.blog fix …

2018-08-21: Icro is now open source. It’ll be great to see other developers improve it or learn from it …

2018-08-21: Time to retire my first-generation Apple Watch. The battery life has dropped off suddenly and can no …

2018-08-20: Listening to the new Micro Monday episode with Collin Donnell.

2018-08-20: The latest Core Intuition is out now, with @danielpunkass and I talking about the App Store, …

2018-08-17: Micro.blog updates and expanding Indiepaper We rolled out a few improvements to Micro.blog this week. There’s a new page on the web for …

2018-08-14: Took the train downtown this afternoon. Nice to take it on an off-day when not much is going on in …

2018-08-13: Congrats @hartlco on shipping Icro 1.1! Nice update to this beautiful third-party Micro.blog app for …

2018-08-11: Late but hopefully worth the wait, this week’s episode of Core Intuition starts with a …

2018-08-11: Lots of new people joined Micro.blog this week. Welcome! iPhone folks who were Tweetbot fans, I …

2018-08-09: If you’re in the Minneapolis area, there’s a Micro.blog lunch meetup at Common Roots …

2018-08-08: Expecting a lot of new Micro.blog users over the next few weeks. This week: Twitter mismanages how …

2018-08-08: On the new Timetable: an update on microcast improvements, plans for Sunlit, and more thoughts on …

2018-08-07: Microcast improvements This week we rolled out a few improvements to podcast hosting on Micro.blog. I talked about some of …

2018-08-07: Infowars follow-up quotes Two quick follow-ups on my post yesterday about Apple removing Infowars from their podcast …

2018-08-06: Infowars and the reluctance to curate BuzzFeed has an article about Apple removing Infowars from the Apple podcast directory: …

2018-08-06: Posted a new episode of Timetable about podcasting improvements and follow-up discussion from the …

2018-08-03: Leverage and values for app developers When I started using Twitter again for cross-posting, I made a few rules for myself so that I …

2018-08-03: Catching up on the Distributed Web Summit. Great lightning talk from @t introducing the IndieWeb. …

2018-08-03: We just posted Core Intuition 339: Apple services revenue, the App Store’s 30% cut, …

2018-08-02: Posted a new Timetable with a quick follow-up on the Facebook API and recapping last night’s …

2018-08-02: Apple services and the App Store tax Jason Snell posted about Apple’s record services revenue: As someone who’s interested in …

2018-08-01: Good afternoon, Austin! Reminder that Homebrew Website Club is at Mozart’s Coffee, 6:30pm - …

2018-08-01: Fixing bloated web pages Nick Heer has a comprehensive post on how web pages have become so slow despite huge improvements in …

2018-07-31: Homebrew Website Club tomorrow! 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee. We’ll keep it informal as we …

2018-07-31: On this day Last week I added a new archive page to Micro.blog-hosted sites. It includes dates and the first …

2018-07-30: You can add any Micro.blog timeline to Feedbin and it looks really good, with profile icons next to …

2018-07-30: On my almost-daily podcast, Timetable, today I talk about rebuilding the Facebook integration in …

2018-07-30: Monday morning, lots of phone calls. Not my favorite thing.

2018-07-28: It’s a little late this week, but we published Core Intuition 338 today. Thanks for listening!

2018-07-28: Loved the new episode of Internet Friends. Covers a lot: @drewcoffman coming to terms with using …

2018-07-27: In other Slack news this week, they moved their blog from Medium to their own domain name, powered …

2018-07-26: You usually can’t control or predict what other companies do. On the latest Timetable, I talk …

2018-07-26: Much faster home page updating for Micro.blog-hosted sites rolling out now. Also, moving to a …

2018-07-25: Today’s Timetable covers microcasts, Facebook changes for Micro.blog, and Twitter’s API …

2018-07-24: Upcoming meetups: NSDrinking tomorrow night at Radio Coffee & Beer. 8pm. Also, Homebrew Website …

2018-07-23: Dirk is back for a 21st season with the Mavs. Looks like he will pass Wilt Chamberlain on the …

2018-07-23: On today’s episode of Timetable, I go into more detail about the recent performance …

2018-07-23: Anchor on free podcasting Nir Zicherman has a post on Medium about how podcast hosting should be free. Nir is the co-founder …

2018-07-23: Faster publishing in Micro.blog Last week I parked myself at a coffee shop one morning and re-architected how blog publishing in …

2018-07-23: Happy Monday, everyone! There’s a new episode of Micro Monday up. Great to hear from new …

2018-07-23: Microcast.club is a new directory of short-form podcasts. What a perfect domain name for this. …

2018-07-22: Can’t wait to hear the new A Star Is Born soundtrack. I’ve watched the trailer a few …

2018-07-22: Realized after a couple days this weekend of off-and-on debugging of a time zone issue that it was …

2018-07-22: Over the last couple of days you may have noticed some time and ordering problems in the Micro.blog …

2018-07-21: Standup paddling near Longhorn Dam earlier today, just a little before it was too hot outside to do …

2018-07-19: This week’s Core Intuition covers rumors of the 1Password site-license to Apple, the business …

2018-07-19: There’s a great introduction to Webmention over at A List Apart today.

2018-07-19: Suspension bridge over the Brazos River, from a quick trip up to Waco earlier this week.

2018-07-18: Did not expect that Danny Green would be part of this Kawhi trade. Bummer to lose both of them. But …

2018-07-17: Testing Feedbin today, I was reminded just how good microblog posts look in it. Here’s a …

2018-07-17: After IndieWebCamp Austin last year, we let the Homebrew Website Club meetups kind of fade away. …

2018-07-17: I love travel blogs. Great post and photos from Jason Kottke on a road trip across the western …

2018-07-16: Today was a strange day. Lots of errands. 97° out didn’t help either. One good thing: taking a …

2018-07-16: Sounds like good news to spin out Instapaper to a small team again. I still use it, although …

2018-07-16: On Timetable this morning, I talk about a bug for new users on Micro.blog, and how I tried to work …

2018-07-14: Sent a new beta out for Sunlit 2.2, collecting a bunch of recent fixes. Still more to do before the …

2018-07-14: I wanted Micro.blog to be so strictly reverse-chronological and anti-algorithmic timeline, that I …

2018-07-13: We’re looking for a few testimonials to add to the Micro.blog home page. If you have a short …

2018-07-13: Web rings are back One reason that IndieWeb Summit was such a success was the range of projects to come out of the …

2018-07-13: Replacing 1 billion-user platforms I don’t read Medium often, but I do let the service send me weekly emails with posts I might …

2018-07-13: I posted a new Timetable this morning about learning from college’s 2-day freshman orientation …

2018-07-12: Fixing a couple issues with the LinkedIn cross-posting in Micro.blog today. Everyone wants something …

2018-07-12: Following users UI reset At the beginning of the week I announced several new features in Micro.blog, including a change to …

2018-07-11: Stack of books sculpture and the fountain at UNT.

2018-07-09: I think my post this morning got lost in the noise a little. If you missed it, Micro.blog now …

2018-07-09: There’s a new Micro Monday podcast episode out! “Eli Mellen, an art historian and …

2018-07-09: New features this week I rolled out several new features to Micro.blog today: LinkedIn cross-posting. I don’t use …

2018-07-08: Migrated manton.org to Micro.blog hosting Tonight I imported all my WordPress posts from manton.org and moved them into Micro.blog hosting. I …

2018-07-08: Watching the Spurs/Wizards summer league game while wrapping up some new features for Micro.blog …

2018-07-07: Thanks to Tony Parker for an incredible career in San Antonio. Would’ve been nice to finish …

2018-07-07: If you’re familiar with OAuth, this introduction to IndieAuth walks through the process of how …

2018-07-07: Twitter power users Great article by Felix Salmon on Wired last month about Twitter, found via Buzz Andersen’s …

2018-07-06: We posted a new episode of Core Intuition this week with a summary of my time at IndieWeb Summit and …

2018-07-06: Updated the Discover list with 2 new emoji: 🍕 and 🗺️. Still a few more I’d like to add soon. …

2018-07-06: Lots of little road trips over the last couple months and coming up this month. Feel like …

2018-07-05: Anticipating some new in-progress features, I took some time this week to tweak the registration …

2018-07-05: Here’s a set of actions and workflows from @craigmcclellan for posting images and audio files …

2018-07-05: Twitterrific changes for API deprecation Iconfactory has had to make some difficult choices for the latest update to Twitterrific. From the …

2018-07-04: County Line BBQ to wrap up the day. Hope y’all had a nice July 4th. 🇺🇸

2018-07-04: IndieAuth for external blogs Earlier this week I wrote about making Micro.blog an IndieAuth provider. This allows anyone with a …

2018-07-03: After taking a month off from Timetable, I posted a new episode this morning with some thoughts from …

2018-07-02: Since there’s no Micro Monday podcast this week, I’m going to get back into the routine …

2018-07-02: The web is the social network In my talk at Peers Conference earlier this year I closed with this quote from Brent Simmons: …

2018-07-02: I’ve made cold-brew coffee with a French press but I’m lazy so usually just buy the Chameleon …

2018-07-02: Micro.blog-hosted footer HTML and redirects I’ve added 2 new features to Micro.blog-hosted blogs: There's a new "Footer" button under …

2018-07-02: IndieAuth for Micro.blog After posting about my time at IndieWeb Summit and the new IndieBookClub support, let me give some …

2018-07-01: Well, well, well. LeBron to the Lakers. Maybe Kawhi follows to LA on his own next year, but …

2018-07-01: Even with the uncertainty around Kawhi, there’s some good news for the Spurs: Rudy Gay …

2018-06-30: IndieBookClub As I mentioned in my IndieWeb Summit wrap-up, I added support for IndieBookClub while in Portland. …

2018-06-30: IndieWeb Summit 2018 wrap-up Last week I was in Portland for IndieWeb Summit. This was only my second IndieWeb conference (the …

2018-06-29: Posted this week’s Core Intuition about macOS dark mode, UIs that presume too much, and …

2018-06-27: Slow start for me this morning. Luckily my Airbnb left a Stumptown cold brew coffee in the fridge. …

2018-06-26: Great morning at IndieWeb Summit! We’re going to have a Micro.blog meetup in Portland tonight …

2018-06-24: From the loop around Lake Charles, Louisiana on the drive home.

2018-06-23: Seth Godin and blogging every day Great post by CJ Chilvers about blogging regularly, via Micro.blog user @kaa, with a quote from Seth …

2018-06-22: Road trip today. Crossing over some train tracks out in the country.

2018-06-22: On this week’s Core Intuition, we talk about travel, Marzipan, and deprecating WebKit.

2018-06-17: Had a really nice Father’s Day. Incredibles 2 was great. Ended up watching the original twice …

2018-06-16: On campus this morning. Texas Memorial Museum poking up through the trees.

2018-06-16: Watched the Incredibles (1) last night. It’s still so good. Found my blog post from 14 years …

2018-06-15: Posted Core Intuition 332. If you’re wondering why no one is talking about how post-WWDC Siri …

2018-06-13: Back online after taking some time off to camp at Colorado Bend State Park last night. Great hike …

2018-06-11: There are a few more Micro.blog apps currently in development that I’m really excited about. …

2018-06-11: I usually queue up Micro Monday when it goes live, but today has been a blur, and I just finished …

2018-06-11: Finally tracked down and fixed a couple issues with photo upload in Micro.blog after recent server …

2018-06-08: Server upgrade went pretty smoothly. Photo uploads were disabled for about 10 minutes, but …

2018-06-08: Starting to convince myself that LeBron might have another great game in him. Sweeps in the finals …

2018-06-08: Going to take photo upload offline for a quick update tonight, midnight CST. The rest of Micro.blog …

2018-06-08: Of course I’m going to watch game 4 tonight, but I’m not really looking forward to it. …

2018-06-07: Just posted this week’s episode of Core Intuition with our initial thoughts on WWDC 2018: …

2018-06-07: The past can be a bit of a blur, but I think this was my 20th time out to San Jose and San Francisco …

2018-06-07: Updated my WWDC expenses page after going through some more receipts. Surprisingly close to what I …

2018-06-07: Trying to catch up on work now that I’m back in Austin. Recorded a new Core Int that’ll …

2018-06-06: Quick layover in Los Angeles on the way home. Had a great time in San Jose. Thanks again to everyone …

2018-06-05: Thanks so much to everyone who joined us at the Micro.blog meetup! We had a great turnout. Really …

2018-06-05: Reminder: Micro.blog WWDC meetup is today at lunch, 12:30pm outside Grace Deli & Cafe.

2018-06-04: Good news that they’ve improved the Mac App Store enough to convince Panic and Bare Bones to …

2018-06-04: Don’t forget, if you mention WWDC in a microblog post today it unlocks a secret pin on …

2018-06-04: I haven’t really processed the GitHub news yet. I wrote a few years ago that I thought …

2018-06-03: Glen Keane drawings at the Walt Disney Family Museum.

2018-06-03: Cold brew and a breakfast bagel at Voltaire Coffee House.

2018-06-02: Santa Clara Valley Brewing in San Jose.

2018-06-02: Early flight but now I’m all settled in San Jose. Catching up on email at Social Policy. ☕

2018-06-01: Rolled out a series of performance improvements tonight for posting on Micro.blog-hosted sites. Had …

2018-06-01: I was re-reading Om Malik’s essay about algorithmic timelines today. There is a lot that is …

2018-06-01: Got new lenses for my scratched-up glasses. Store employee thought I was nuts not to get new frames …

2018-06-01: Core Intuition 330 and WWDC We just posted our pre-WWDC podcast episode: Manton and Daniel check in just before WWDC to talk …

2018-05-31: Tough loss for the Cavs, letting that one slip away. Even with a bad call late in regulation, Cavs …

2018-05-31: Need to get back into adding new Micro.blog pins, so added a “25 posts” pin and a new …

2018-05-31: We’ve been working on a major update to Sunlit. Not sure if the beta will be out before WWDC, …

2018-05-30: Gonna miss NSDrinking after all tonight… But in related WWDC news, new Core Int will be out …

2018-05-30: Going to Radio Coffee & Beer tonight at 8pm for NSDrinking. Stop by for a coffee or beer and …

2018-05-29: 10 years ago today, @danielpunkass and I released the first episode of Core Intuition. It was right …

2018-05-28: Rockets took 44 3-pointers but made just 7. 16% wasn’t going to cut it. Amazing that they only …

2018-05-28: We made a small tweak to the Discover screen yesterday to randomly show a few of the common emoji, …

2018-05-27: No Kyrie, and yet the Celtics nearly made it all the way. It was an impressive run. But LeBron, even …

2018-05-27: Looking forward to Cavs/Celtics game 7 tonight. Could be a great one. 🏀

2018-05-27: Rolled out a new setting to hide @-mentions to people you aren’t following on Micro.blog. You …

2018-05-24: Posted a new Core Intuition about the Twitter API changes, Micro.blog, more on Ghost’s API, a …

2018-05-24: At this point I think I’d rather never send an email to customers again than bother them with …

2018-05-23: Great list of resources for using Micro.blog from the community. Blog posts, app links, and guides.

2018-05-23: I’m starting to jot down notes of things to do in San Jose. I try not to over-plan for WWDC, …

2018-05-21: In addition to the post this morning with Icro developer Martin Hartl, there’s a new episode …

2018-05-21: This week for Micro Monday we also have a text interview with Martin Hartl, the developer of Icro.

2018-05-18: The Developers Union is a good idea. I’d love to see Apple incorporate some kind of discussion …

2018-05-18: Posted a new episode of @coreint with talk about GDPR, the podcasting world, NPR and non-profits, …

2018-05-18: Twitter streaming API and Micro.blog The writing has been on the wall for years. Now that Twitter plans to move ahead with deprecating …

2018-05-16: Twitter executing on 2012 vision I’ll have more to say tomorrow specifically about the technical side of Twitter’s …

2018-05-15: Today the first third-party Android app for Micro.blog is out in beta. This is a really big deal. …

2018-05-15: Trying out the Cappuccino feed reader. Looks like it has partial compatibility with JSON Feed too. …

2018-05-14: My Mondays have been a bit of a blur lately, trying to finish a bunch of things at once. Looking …

2018-05-14: Since the day I introduced Tweet Marker, people wondered if Twitter would add an official timeline …

2018-05-14: Thinking about Favstar shutting down. No doubt the first of several new casualties from …

2018-05-12: IndieWeb Summit invite I’ll be attending IndieWeb Summit next month. If you’re interested in indie blogging or …

2018-05-11: Downtown today for a meeting and while I like getting out, there are so many little ways to get …

2018-05-11: There’s an interview with me in the latest Club MacStories email newsletter. I talk a bit …

2018-05-10: Trying to get the costs down for WWDC and other trips this year, I’ve decided to document my …

2018-05-10: Just posted a new Core Intuition with a discussion about Google Duplex, App Store pricing, and …

2018-05-10: More whimsical People often write about Micro.blog, but I don’t usually do a good job of pointing to all the …

2018-05-09: Did you register a brand new .app domain this week but not sure where to point it? Micro.blog-hosted …

2018-05-09: One of the best things about not having an ad-supported business is it doesn’t bother us if …

2018-05-09: Icro 1.0 Last month I gave a talk about microblogging at Peers Conference in Austin. In it I covered …

2018-05-08: Added a help page with a download link and HTML examples for using the Micro.blog logo (in SVG) for …

2018-05-08: Maintenance tonight on Micro.blog that I thought would just be a couple minutes ended up being 15+ …

2018-05-08: Doing some long-overdue maintenance on the Tweet Marker database, clearing out old sync data that is …

2018-05-08: On the latest episode of Timetable, I talk about the upcoming Icro app for Micro.blog and what to do …

2018-05-07: Reflecting on the 20-year anniversary of the iMac, I’m actually struck by how Mac sales …

2018-05-07: App Store propagation delays of 24+ hours might even be worse when you’re waiting for someone …

2018-05-07: There’s a new Micro Monday up! Favorite line from this episode: how early blogging was like …

2018-05-07: Took some time this morning to update several of the help pages: how Micro.blog uses emoji, Mac …

2018-05-05: Nice walk this afternoon. Starting to feel like summer in Austin.

2018-05-04: One month until WWDC, realized tonight that I had never booked my flights. Fixed now and lucked out …

2018-05-04: Updated the Mac app for Micro.blog to 1.3.1, working around an issue with imported Instagram photo …

2018-05-04: On the latest episode of Core Int, @danielpunkass and I talk about my experience at Peers Conf, …

2018-05-04: Congrats to @ccgus on the Retrobatch beta. Really powerful app for batch image processing.

2018-05-04: For the 100th episode of Timetable, I record a podcast while a thunderstorm rolls through Austin. …

2018-05-03: Shipping a new Mac-only feature today. I know this is disappointing for Android and Windows users, …

2018-05-02: For anyone who downloaded their Instagram archive, how big was the .zip file? Mine was 30 MB, but I …

2018-05-01: One year of Micro.blog I’ve never sent an email to all Micro.blog users until today. As indie developers, sometimes I …

2018-05-01: Great sketchnotes by @bsndesign from last week’s Peers Conference, including one for the talk …

2018-05-01: Watching part of Zuckerberg’s F8 keynote. Facebook totally on the defensive. Fascinating.

2018-05-01: Updated the microcast hosting on Micro.blog to support customizing the iTunes “author” …

2018-04-30: Fixed an issue this morning that should make a dramatic improvement to how fast a post shows up in …

2018-04-28: I’ve bumped up the MP3 hosting in Micro.blog to 25 MB per episode, and updated the help page …

2018-04-28: Still reflecting on my time at Peers last week. Met some great people. Gave a talk about …

2018-04-26: Posted episode 325 of Core Intuition. Daniel and I talk about the anticipation of Peers Conf, …

2018-04-26: Having a great time at Peers. Reminder: we’re having Micro.blog meetup at Juan Pelota Cafe on …

2018-04-26: On the train again this morning, heading downtown for Peers Conference.

2018-04-25: Took the train downtown today and walked by the lake before breakfast. Micro.blog planning with …

2018-04-23: There’s a new episode of Micro Monday up! Thanks @RosemaryOrchard for being on the show. (For …

2018-04-23: Looking forward to Peers Conference this week! We are also going to have a little Micro.blog …

2018-04-22: No sweep. What a great game. Go Spurs. 🏀

2018-04-21: Building the piano. Nintendo Labo is brilliant.

2018-04-21: Just a quiet, rainy Saturday afternoon new feature. Added 📷 emoji to Discover on Micro.blog. This …

2018-04-21: Missed a bug with photo posting in version 1.3.4, so Micro.blog for iOS 1.3.5 is now out. Thanks …

2018-04-20: Linked the 🎙️ emoji in Discover to a list of recent podcasts. Still tweaking the filters, so it …

2018-04-20: Demo of Micro.blog 1.3.4 We shipped version 1.3.4 of the Micro.blog iOS app. It includes a bunch of photo-related …

2018-04-19: Start here.

2018-04-19: Love seeing new photo blogs like this one at burk.photos, hosted on Micro.blog. Great way to own …

2018-04-18: Just updated the Micro Monday site with transcripts for the last 2 episodes. Also now using the new …

2018-04-18: It’s possible to be too pragmatic. I’d rather hope for something better and fail than be …

2018-04-18: Trying to dig out from a 130+ support ticket queue. Thanks for your patience. I’m not perfect, …

2018-04-18: Wavelength 1.0.2 We just wrapped up a bunch of improvements to the initial Wavelength for Micro.blog app. Here are …

2018-04-18: Posted a new Timetable last night. New Core Int this morning. Wavelength 1.0.2 waiting for review …

2018-04-15: Changed the default Micro.blog profile photo from the Gravatar image to a simple gray. Best to …

2018-04-14: Rolled out some fixes to the new Marfa theme on Micro.blog, updating the page headers and footer.

2018-04-14: Fixed an issue with upgrading hosted sites from trials that I missed when we added the new microcast …

2018-04-13: Added a new Micro.blog theme today for hosted sites: Marfa, based on a theme by @mmarfil, inspired …

2018-04-13: Fixed an issue with feed refresh today that was slowing things down for certain sites. Think …

2018-04-13: Core Intuition 323 is out. Daniel and I talk about the Black Ink beta and Wavelength for Micro.blog.

2018-04-12: The bluebonnets have been nice in Austin this year. From someone’s yard while out biking.

2018-04-12: Thanks for the feedback about Wavelength and microcast hosting, everyone! We are excited about the …

2018-04-12: Added a help page for how microcasting on Micro.blog works. I’ll be adding more tips to this, …

2018-04-12: Wavelength for Micro.blog We have something really big to announce today. Micro.blog now supports hosting short-form podcasts, …

2018-04-12: When adding a brand new feature, I expect a few people ask: “Why not make the boring old …

2018-04-11: Still too early to say, but looking like the Spurs may end up finishing 7th to face the Warriors in …

2018-04-11: I’m going to take one of the Micro.blog servers down tonight for a quick upgrade. Midnight …

2018-04-11: Made what I thought was a small performance improvement in Micro.blog earlier today. Turns out to …

2018-04-10: Do you kind of love and hate Twitter, and wonder what Micro.blog is about? This guide by @macgenie …

2018-04-09: Apps of a Feather I posted a link to this last week, but it’s worth some additional comments. Apps of a Feather …

2018-04-09: Just published episode 97 of my Timetable microcast. Wrapping up some recent improvements and …

2018-04-09: The guest for this week’s episode of Micro Monday is @kitt. Thanks Kitt for being on the …

2018-04-09: “We could continue to flock to Twitter and Facebook — we could keep paying those who have and …

2018-04-09: This is going to be a huge week for Micro.blog. Really excited about some of the things we’ve …

2018-04-08: G League finals, game 1. Derrick White hitting a 3 for the Austin Spurs. 🏀

2018-04-07: Cold but beautiful walk around the lake this afternoon.

2018-04-07: NBA western conference: 5th through 9th place all have 45 wins. Here we go. 🏀

2018-04-06: Lots of new folks joining Micro.blog today. Thanks for being here! Don’t forget to check out …

2018-04-06: The writing has been on the wall for third-party Twitter apps for years. It’s why I stopped …

2018-04-05: Instagram has always had the most-limited API of any modern web service. Sounds like it’s …

2018-04-05: Core Intuition 322 and the Mac Pro We just posted Core Intuition 322. From the show notes: Manton and Daniel react to Apple’s news …

2018-04-04: Under the Mopac bridge, from our walk with the dogs a few days ago.

2018-04-02: Just posted Micro Monday episode 4 with @patrickrhone. Really love Patrick’s thoughts on …

2018-04-01: Dyeing eggs. Tried with brown eggs this year so we got some interesting colors. 🐰

2018-03-30: Great post by Joe about WWDC on a budget. It’s about compromises. I feel like I get 90% of the …

2018-03-30: Core Intuition 321 We start this week’s Core Intuition talking about the Apple education event in Chicago. More …

2018-03-29: A couple weeks ago the Spurs were 10th place in the west. Now, they’re 4th. Only 6 games left …

2018-03-29: Tonight I deployed what I think will be a big performance improvement to posting on …

2018-03-29: Coffee and work at Apanas this morning, then checked out the new Amazon Books store. Bigger than I …

2018-03-29: This upcoming Micro.blog client for Android is really looking great.

2018-03-28: NSDrinking tonight, 8pm at Radio Coffee & Beer! About to head that way.

2018-03-28: Posted the transcript for episode 3 of Micro Monday. Love having these transcripts. Still a goal to …

2018-03-27: Posted episode 96 of Timetable with quick thoughts on Apple’s event and how difficult it is to …

2018-03-27: Really happy to see the Apple Pencil supported on the $329 iPad. I also like Tim Cook’s …

2018-03-27: Pushed a couple bug fixes for Micro.blog for Mac. “Check for Updates” to get version …

2018-03-27: Decided to skip following the Apple event live coverage today. Look forward to the blog post …

2018-03-26: Recorded an episode of Timetable this afternoon and finally getting around to posting it just now.

2018-03-26: Demo video for multiple blogs We released an update to Micro.blog for Mac today with support for multiple accounts. I created a …

2018-03-26: Version 1.2 of Micro.blog for Mac is now available, with support for multiple accounts and posting …

2018-03-26: We posted a new episode of Micro Monday this morning. Thanks @kimonostereo for being on the show!

2018-03-23: Aldridge with 45 points in an intense game to beat Utah in OT. Feels like the playoffs started …

2018-03-23: We posted this week’s Core Intuition. Some of my favorite episodes are when Daniel and I talk …

2018-03-23: Reviewing the Micro.blog timeline algorithm this morning. Doesn’t look like it needs any …

2018-03-23: IndieWeb generation 4 and hosted domains Naturally because of the goals of Micro.blog, I see a lot of discussion about “owning your …

2018-03-21: Sent a Kickstarter update to backers. I don’t usually ask for anything, but decided to close …

2018-03-20: Posted a new episode of Timetable with an update on some of the things I’m working on.

2018-03-19: Just posted the 2nd episode of our weekly Micro Monday podcast where we feature Micro.blog users.

2018-03-19: Some extra delays in Micro.blog posting this morning. Should be getting back to normal now.

2018-03-18: Driving back from Waco.

2018-03-18: Baylor trying to make it through the NIT second round. Great game so far.

2018-03-16: Watching more basketball as I work on some iOS stuff. Some great games today. Thought that UT would …

2018-03-16: Noticed more people wanting a second microblog lately, so rolled out support for custom blog titles …

2018-03-16: Latest home screen. Not many changes recently… Sunlit is new and replaces Instagram. …

2018-03-16: Rethinking the Apple Watch platform David Smith has shared the stats he’s been collecting on Apple Watch usage from his apps, …

2018-03-16: Looking for new iOS dev and design blogs? @daveverwer has launched a great directory of blogs.

2018-03-15: Spurs really needed that win against the Pelicans and got it. Great game. Whew. 🏀

2018-03-15: Core Intuition 319 and WWDC The latest Core Intuition is out. Daniel and I talk about WWDC and related topics for the full …

2018-03-15: Sunlit 2.0.2 is now out in the App Store with a couple bug fixes.

2018-03-13: WWDC 2018 dates are set. I’ll be out in San Jose for a few days, and we’ll probably do a …

2018-03-13: Nice time at Open Coffee this morning. Just enough SXSW for me. Working outside at Halcyon for a …

2018-03-13: Taking the train downtown this morning. Especially crowded for SXSW.

2018-03-12: Introducing the Micro Monday microcast We’ve started a new podcast! Jean MacDonald will be hosting a weekly show talking with members …

2018-03-11: Mavs had a good 2nd quarter but it wasn’t enough against the Rockets. Still great to see Dirk play.

2018-03-09: Sunlit 2.0.1 We released an update to Sunlit today. Lots of little bug fixes and improvements. (The App Store has …

2018-03-09: Lots of things happening at once. Today is the 16th anniversary of my blog. Worked on something …

2018-03-08: Core Intuition 318 and Sunlit We just published this week’s episode of Core Intuition, talking about the new Sunlit release …

2018-03-08: If you like what we’re doing with Sunlit, consider leaving a quick review in the App Store. We …

2018-03-07: Updated the Micro.blog timeline to show tiny preview thumbnails for the first few photos in Sunlit …

2018-03-07: Sunlit 2.0 now available We rebuilt Sunlit for 2.0 so that it’s focused around blogs. You can collect photos together …

2018-03-07: Rolled out some performance improvements to feed downloading last night, which should make several …

2018-03-06: Postponing the Sunlit release until tomorrow. App Store caching seems completely unreliable today. …

2018-03-06: Tired of waiting for the App Store to update, so instead I worked on something I can control: …

2018-03-06: Texas, don’t forget to vote in the primary today.

2018-03-06: Pretty annoyed with the App Store this morning. Waiting 3+ hours for Sunlit to show up. Can never …

2018-03-05: Micro Monday: @mikehaynes, who posts about comics, shares photos, and writes about technology. Mike …

2018-03-05: After a month off, just posted a new episode of Timetable about getting Sunlit 2.0 ready to ship.

2018-03-05: Still haven’t seen The Shape of Water, but can’t argue with any of the Oscar wins. Best …

2018-03-04: Spent hours creating preview videos for Sunlit 2.0 only to realize I should have created them on a …

2018-03-04: We watched Three Billboards today in anticipation of the Oscars tonight. Really great. Still missed …

2018-03-02: Posted Core Intuition 317 about SwiftNIO, Sunlit 2.0, compiler warnings, and messy desks.

2018-03-01: Looks like this third-party Android app for Micro.blog is really coming along. They just posted some …

2018-02-27: Micro Monday: @kitt, a long-time blogger who posts photos to her microblog, writes about books and …

2018-02-25: We went to see Darkest Hour yesterday, and today rented Dunkirk. Both excellent. Seeing them …

2018-02-23: We’re winding down the beta of Sunlit 2.0 and getting ready to put it in the App Store. …

2018-02-23: Over a week ago @danielpunkass and I recorded a show about the HomePod. So busy, finally published …

2018-02-22: Great write-up at MacStories about podcast creation app Anchor. I like what they’re doing …

2018-02-21: This week has been going by way too quick. Month is almost over, and so much work left to do. At …

2018-02-19: Added a link under Discover to show the latest Micro Monday recommendations. Thanks everyone!

2018-02-19: Micro Monday: @brentsimmons, a champion for the open web. Brent has been blogging for over 18 years, …

2018-02-19: Enjoyed the all-star game more than I expected. Didn’t catch the whole thing… Most of …

2018-02-18: Abandoned tracks downtown near the new library, as we walked back from Juan Pelota earlier this …

2018-02-15: Blade Runner 2049 Rewatched the original Blade Runner recently, and finally saw the sequel last night. As with all …

2018-02-14: Lately we’ve had a few cold days, with just enough mist and rain to notice, but not enough to really …

2018-02-14: @joec Great essay on good vs. better. But it highlights a problem for Apple: when audio is …

2018-02-13: Started rolling out favicons for all Micro.blog-hosted sites. They’ll automatically use your …

2018-02-13: Nice post from Seth Godin this morning: We sell ourselves short when we argue that there's …

2018-02-12: Experimenting with a special Discover view that just shows Micro Monday posts. Good way to find …

2018-02-12: Micro Monday: @becky, who recently shipped her iOS app Snapthread 1.5 for combining live photos …

2018-02-12: In the Apple community we too quickly accept that the HomePod can’t run Alexa. Why …

2018-02-11: I’ve been watching the Olympics a bunch as I catch up on email and some coding over the …

2018-02-10: Posting to Micro.blog from iOS and macOS was broken this morning. It’s fixed now. If you …

2018-02-10: Playing in Oakland tonight, the Spurs are without Kawhi, Dejounte, Tony, and Rudy. And yet if they …

2018-02-09: Moved our old Echo into my office for music, but the kitchen Echo nearby keeps waking up if I speak …

2018-02-09: There have been some great discussions on Micro.blog recently about diversity. @macgenie has a post …

2018-02-08: Just posted Core Intuition 315, talking to @danielpunkass about microblogging, bug fixes, support …

2018-02-07: Not often you see a basketball game with a score of 100-50 just into the 4th quarter. Spurs over the …

2018-02-07: Love this video from The Verge and how it captures the excitement on the ground during …

2018-02-07: Neat to see all the emoji we’re currently tracking for the Discover section in one place. …

2018-02-07: Micro.blog 1.3.3 is out The new update to Micro.blog for iOS is now available in the App Store. As I wrote about yesterday, …

2018-02-07: Still some lingering server issues from the security updates 2 weeks ago. Sorry for the downtime …

2018-02-06: Added 🚀 to Discover for today.

2018-02-06: Absolutely incredible what SpaceX has done. Successful launch of Falcon Heavy and then seeing those …

2018-02-06: Micro.blog conversations gesture I just submitted a new update to the Micro.blog iOS app. It adds a couple new features, including …

2018-02-05: Where did the day go? It’s still Micro Monday here in Austin, just before midnight… For this …

2018-02-05: After struggling with a new iOS feature last night, threw out all the code this morning and started …

2018-02-04: Wrapping up the next Micro.blog iOS update, which has more control over cross-posting. Decided to …

2018-02-03: Watched California Typewriter today and enjoyed it. On our road trip last summer, we stayed in …

2018-02-02: You can scroll further back in the timeline from the iOS and Mac apps now. Also, the Discover …

2018-02-01: Spurs have a challenge tonight with the Rockets in San Antonio. Harden and Chris Paul are in. Kawhi …

2018-02-01: One year ago I linked to Lindy West’s article about leaving Twitter. Today she has an op-ed in …

2018-02-01: Fascinating article by @apike about blockchain. Equals parts technical detail and humor: As fun as …

2018-01-31: Snapthread A couple years ago on a trip, I finally tried Instagram Stories. Because I don’t like posting …

2018-01-31: I’ve been catching up on @omni’s podcast: The Omni Show. The latest episode is with Ken …

2018-01-31: Austin folks: NSDrinking is switching to last Wednesday of the month. That’s tonight! 8pm at …

2018-01-30: No applause for retweets DHH writes about how Basecamp is experimenting with removing their “applause” feature — …

2018-01-30: For Core Int members, check your secret podcast feed for Extra Intuition 5. @danielpunkass and I …

2018-01-29: Micro Monday: @blankbaby. Scott hosts the podcast Random Trek and reads a lot of books, sharing them …

2018-01-29: Micro.blog theme updates Over the last couple of days we’ve shipped a few improvements to Micro.blog. There’s an …

2018-01-29: Minor update to the Mac app out with a few fixes, including a better Markdown-aware character count. …

2018-01-28: Rolled out some theme changes today, including blog post titles on your microblog home page, and a …

2018-01-27: On the latest Core Int, @danielpunkass and I talk about how Sunlit fits with Micro.blog, and …

2018-01-26: Every day we roll out a half dozen little improvements to Micro.blog, with big stuff thrown in when …

2018-01-25: Sunlit beta update Yesterday we sent Sunlit 2.0 to beta testers. The feedback has been great so far. We just pushed a …

2018-01-24: Just sent Sunlit to the beta group. Looking forward to hearing what people think. (Make sure to read …

2018-01-23: Thanks to @lyle and @BrianCordanYoung for having me on the GeekSpeak podcast! We talked about the …

2018-01-23: Sunlit 2.0 demo Here’s a short screencast demo of the upcoming version of Sunlit. We’ve rebuilt it for …

2018-01-23: Waiting for the HomePod excitement to settle down a little this morning before posting about …

2018-01-22: Micro Monday: @Aleen. On her microblog she posts about everything from books and journals, to …

2018-01-22: Rolled out a change to show replies on the web version of user profile pages. Should be more …

2018-01-22: Apologies for the unexpected downtime early this morning. Still looking into what happened, but plan …

2018-01-21: Played HQ for the first time tonight. I was juggling something else when it started and my tap …

2018-01-21: Core Int 313 and bonus episode We posted Core Intuition episode 313: Daniel and Manton talk about digging oneself out of customer …

2018-01-20: Beautiful building. The Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor.

2018-01-19: Posted a new version of Micro.blog for Mac with a few recent fixes. “Check for Updates” …

2018-01-19: Bummed to have to return my Nissan Leaf today, which I’ve been leasing for the last few years. …

2018-01-19: Interview on Colin Devroe's blog Colin Devroe interviewed me about Micro.blog: Yesterday I volleyed back and forth via email with …

2018-01-19: Not a good week for Micro.blog uptime. Most of the maintenance went smoothly (just a few minutes) …

2018-01-18: Good write-up by @burk on the pros and cons of moving from WordPress to Micro.blog. Also love the …

2018-01-18: Fred Wilson, via @cdevroe: Internet Two is closed platforms that increasingly dominate the market …

2018-01-17: Fewer conferences Responding to a post by Chris Adamson about iOS conferences, Marco Arment notes that podcasts and …

2018-01-17: I got an ink stamp made for my return address when sending out Micro.blog stickers. Just think it …

2018-01-17: Update on microblogging with WordPress I wrote a short guide on microblogging with WordPress over a year before Micro.blog was opened to …

2018-01-16: Share to Micro.blog and new apps Two great feed readers added support for Micro.blog this week: Evergreen and Feedbin. Evergreen is …

2018-01-16: Cooollld morning in Austin. I woke up at 4am and fixed the servers, then back to bed. Coffee and …

2018-01-16: Apologies for the downtime. I had added another server to smooth over the outage… but it also …

2018-01-15: Need to take a couple of the Micro.blog servers down for Meltdown security updates at 1am CST. …

2018-01-15: Micro Monday: @bitdepth. I love seeing the beautiful photos that people post to Micro.blog, and …

2018-01-15: Nice write-up by @brentsimmons on sending a post from Evergreen to Micro.blog, and why feed readers …

2018-01-15: Dave Winer is starting a project to collect feeds for journalists. Feels like there may be an …

2018-01-14: Unbelievable end to that game. Saints had the comeback right in their hands, and then… Wow. 🏈

2018-01-14: No predictions, but looking forward to the Saints game later today. 🏈

2018-01-13: Spent more time offline than usual today as a few things pulled me away from the computer. Catching …

2018-01-12: Resuming the Timetable podcast for 2018! The new episode is about why I stopped but shouldn’t …

2018-01-12: Core Intuition 312 New episode of Core Intuition is out. We talk about what’s new with Micro.blog, …

2018-01-12: Pushed some updates to help.micro.blog to better feature articles on the home page, with a separate …

2018-01-12: “As software developers and designers, we have a responsibility to the world to think these …

2018-01-11: Cancelled PlayStation Vue and switched to Hulu Live. Saves us about $15/month. Main drawback so far: …

2018-01-11: Wish I had stayed up for the second half of the Clippers/Warriors game last night. After 12 years in …

2018-01-10: Deployed some more performance improvements, and (finally!) fixed showing a conversation starting …

2018-01-10: Discover books update, day 2 I love how the Micro.blog community is using the new emoji topics that I wrote about yesterday. We …

2018-01-09: Thanks for the feedback everyone! Just fixed the books collection to also work with the little PNGs …

2018-01-09: One of my goals for 2018 is to read more novels. As soon as I finish Ink & Paint I’m going …

2018-01-09: Books on Micro.blog Micro.blog doesn’t have special support for hashtags. It doesn’t automatically link …

2018-01-08: I’ve been tuning out football lately and wasn’t really rooting for anyone, but glad to have stayed …

2018-01-08: Micro Monday! This week I’m thinking about books, journals, and related discussions on …

2018-01-08: More college visits! Just finished a tour at A&M this afternoon.

2018-01-08: Micro.blog for Mac 1.1.2 is out with a couple fixes, including support for a new feature we’ll …

2018-01-07: Improved how @-mentions work today, and added documentation for it to the help site. Should work …

2018-01-07: Ollie checking out the Snoopy Christmas decorations during a walk.

2018-01-07: Woke up way too early with the dogs barking. Been hacking away on some new features for a couple …

2018-01-06: Box of beautiful USPS stamps have arrived here for getting the Kickstarter stickers sent out. …

2018-01-05: Busy week. Finally got this week’s episode of Core Intuition out earlier today, with a …

2018-01-04: Fixed a handful of issues in the Micro.blog for Mac app. Choose “Check for Updates” to …

2018-01-03: Don't worry about numbers Rather than New Year’s resolutions, Aleen Simms has a list of liberations for 2018: things to …

2018-01-02: One year ago today I launched the Kickstarter campaign for Indie Microblogging. I’ll write …

2018-01-01: Hello 2018! Cold 24°F morning in Austin. Got some writing done on the book. A new year is a great …

2017-12-31: You may remember I posted about Sunlit 2.0 earlier this year. It’s taking a little longer than …

2017-12-31: Love how much Evergreen has been improving lately. This latest post from Brent has a screenshot of …

2017-12-30: More research today on postage, envelopes, and related supplies for sending stickers. Think I’ll go …

2017-12-29: Micro.blog for iOS version 1.3.1 is now in the App Store. Fixes sharing photos from other apps and a …

2017-12-29: New stickers.

2017-12-29: Added a “Posts” link to the navbar for Micro.blog-hosted sites to help unify some of the …

2017-12-29: Still a lot of season to go, but I like the way the western conference is shaping up. Expect the …

2017-12-28: I’m happy with Apple’s new letter about battery life and performance. $29 to replace an …

2017-12-28: I like Avenir, but I’ve never been very consistent about using the original font or Avenir …

2017-12-28: I’ve been doing a lot of writing on the iPhone X. Decided to sell a couple of our older …

2017-12-27: Finally updated to the Ulysses subscription. Nice to have the latest version with notch-aware …

2017-12-27: Looking out the new central library windows.

2017-12-26: Updated post editing and deleting in Micro.blog to work more consistently. New help page here …

2017-12-26: Good basketball yesterday. Spurs got Christmas off this year, play tonight, and seem to have a …

2017-12-24: Happy Holidays from Micro.blog Thanks everyone for your support of Micro.blog this year! We’ve come a long way since I …

2017-12-23: Last night of the Trail of Lights at Zilker.

2017-12-23: Great to see all the interest in Micro.blog today! I’ve bumped up the daily limit on user …

2017-12-23: Finally setting up a winter holiday pin for Micro.blog… 🎄

2017-12-22: Twitter's weeds Mike Monteiro wrote on Medium this week about the daunting, insurmountable problems facing …

2017-12-22: UIKit and Eminem Another week, another set of new podcasts. Daniel and I talked on Core Intuition about opening up …

2017-12-21: Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at designing the new Micro.blog icon. Thanks @bradellis! Love …

2017-12-21: The daily 100-user limit for new Micro.blog registrations is working well. We hit it fairly early …

2017-12-21: If you’re looking for a lightweight microblog server written in PHP, this is an interesting …

2017-12-21: Apple battery issue is about secrecy Like most Apple controversies, the iPhone performance/battery issue seems overblown. I like Ben …

2017-12-19: Thanks for the feedback, everyone! Also, missed a photo upload bug in the web version, which I just …

2017-12-19: Major update to Micro.blog today Micro.blog is now available to anyone. There’s a limit of 100 new sign-ups each day, so that …

2017-12-18: As a Glen Keane fan and basketball fan, I was really looking forward to Dear Basketball. Didn’t even …

2017-12-18: We saw The Last Jedi yesterday and really enjoyed it. Hoping to see it again over the holidays.

2017-12-15: Core Intuition 309 This week on Core Intuition, Daniel and I talk about how the MarsEdit 4 release is going: Daniel …

2017-12-14: iMac Pro-related confession: I only have 8 GB in my MacBook Pro. On this computer I’ve built …

2017-12-14: I’m slowing down this week. Working on several improvements that I’ll hold to release …

2017-12-13: At Halcyon for Homebrew Website Club. Deployed a minor update to the Micro.blog navigation bar, to …

2017-12-13: Quick shot of the train while I wait for it to zip by at the crossing.

2017-12-13: Nice blog post from David Smith about Workouts++ 2.0. (If you’re reading this on Twitter, a …

2017-12-13: Since Tantek is still in Austin, we’re having a last-minute Homebrew Website Club meetup …

2017-12-12: Watched the Doug Jones victory speech. Great campaign and great turnout. Alabama, you did it.

2017-12-12: Need a break from watching CNN. Switched over to basketball until there are more results from …

2017-12-12: Twitter threads Twitter announced today they will make it easier to chain tweets together in the official app. John …

2017-12-12: Really impressed with the work so far on this new third-party Micro.blog client for Android. …

2017-12-12: IndieWebCamp Austin wrap-up Over the weekend we hosted the first IndieWebCamp in Austin. I’m really happy with the way the …

2017-12-12: The iMac Pro looks great. I’m still laptop-only, though, so not tempted at all. It’s …

2017-12-11: Kawhi may be back for tomorrow’s Spurs game in Dallas. He’s been out 27 games, the most …

2017-12-10: Worked on expanding Micro.blog’s Micropub endpoint with support for bookmark-of today during …

2017-12-09: Session planning at IndieWebCamp Austin.

2017-12-09: Aaron Parecki talking about the building blocks of the IndieWeb — your own domain name, types of …

2017-12-08: The day before the event starts, we decided it was probably time to create a Facebook event for …

2017-12-08: Cool stickers from DreamHost to give out at IndieWebCamp tomorrow.

2017-12-07: Beautiful cold night in Austin. Snow falling in the yard around our Christmas tree.

2017-12-07: Two new podcast episodes today: Core Intuition 308 is a full hour about the MarsEdit 4 release. …

2017-12-07: Friction and silo dead-ends Instagram is experimenting with a repost feature. From The Next Web: Instagram appears to be …

2017-12-06: IndieWebCamp Austin is this weekend! We’ll have IndieWeb co-founders @t and @aaronpk in town …

2017-12-06: Cold, rainy day in Austin. Must’ve rushed out the door, because only realize after my meeting …

2017-12-05: Timetable on MarsEdit 4 and open APIs Today I posted another episode of my daily podcast Timetable. It’s a short episode about the …

2017-12-05: MarsEdit 4 and microblogs Daniel Jalkut shipped MarsEdit 4 today. This version includes many improvements, from brand new …

2017-12-04: Going to AustinRB tonight for talks on Ruby metaprogramming and Jekyll + the IndieWeb.

2017-12-04: Alabama, you can do this. Doug Jones will be a great senator. One week left to get out the vote.

2017-12-04: Secret feature I like in Micro.blog’s WordPress import: if your blog photos are no longer …

2017-12-04: Inspired to blog Vincent Ritter has a new post about Micro.blog, and how it’s helped put a focus back on his …

2017-12-04: iPhone X home screen I rarely change my home screen, but I updated it after having more time with the iPhone X. Seeing …

2017-12-03: Can’t expect too much with most of the Spurs resting or hurt, but they had an open shot to tie …

2017-12-03: Got some stickers for IndieWebCamp. It’s next weekend! You can learn more about the event or …

2017-12-02: Spent the morning at Baylor. Now at the game before driving back to Austin.

2017-12-01: Trying to pull myself away from refreshing news web sites. Big day.

2017-12-01: Absolutely love this video from Max Joseph. I made a kind of vertical zoetrope once for an art show, …

2017-11-30: Back on track with Timetable. Four episodes this week and looks like I’ll hit 100 episodes …

2017-11-30: On this week’s Core Int, Daniel and I talk about Apple’s root user security bug, and …

2017-11-30: Time to move beyond Gravatar, although I still think it’s a nice default. You can now upload a …

2017-11-29: Updated Micro.blog’s feed parsing to support Pinboard feeds, which are really RDF. Useful for …

2017-11-28: Most software has bugs. Apple’s root security bug is bad, but probably easily fixed, and the …

2017-11-28: Kickstarter update with IndieWebCamp and rollout plans Today I sent the following email to Kickstarter backers. I’m working through the waiting list …

2017-11-27: On this morning’s episode of my short-form podcast Timetable: plans for the week including …

2017-11-27: EFF-Austin party after IndieWebCamp In a little less than 2 weeks we’re holding the first IndieWebCamp in Austin: December 9th and …

2017-11-26: “I wanted to thank everyone who believed in my return.” — Tony Parker, back to the Spurs …

2017-11-26: Made a tweak last night so that Mastodon feeds work better in the Micro.blog timeline. Moving …

2017-11-26: Updated the Eventbrite page for IndieWebCamp Austin with the latest schedule. Coming up in 2 weeks!

2017-11-25: Posted a new episode of Extra Intuition, our members-only podcast for Core Intuition listeners.

2017-11-24: Blog archive format As I’ve been improving the import and export functionality in Micro.blog, I’ve done a …

2017-11-24: Updated the Discover section on the web with the same posts from the Micro.blog apps. Much better.

2017-11-23: Abandoned water park along I-10 in Louisiana.

2017-11-22: Mainstream use cases for a microblog Doug Lane is writing a series of blog posts about what real-world use cases for Micro.blog could …

2017-11-20: Tinkered with WordPress last night so I could ping the new RSVP page for IndieWebCamp Austin. Also …

2017-11-18: Core Intuition 305 is out. We talk about potential MarsEdit and Micro.blog release dates, other …

2017-11-18: Made some API tweaks today, and updated the documentation to add the /posts/discover JSON call for …

2017-11-17: Final day of the photo challenge: shadow. This has been a great week for photos on Micro.blog. …

2017-11-17: Increasingly frustrated when people complain about Twitter but wait for it to improve or for …

2017-11-17: Kickstarter update on photos, Mac app I sent an update to Kickstarter backers today. I wanted to point people to the new Mac app for …

2017-11-17: Really wish you could send a test email for Kickstarter backer updates. No clue what it’s …

2017-11-17: Steph Curry after the loss tonight in Boston: “I hear the weather is great here in …

2017-11-16: Can a salad bag from the grocery store be considered “seasonal”? Not sure, but it’s gonna have to do …

2017-11-16: Posted a quick Timetable episode about how the Micro.blog photo challenge is going, and on …

2017-11-16: Since it would conflict with Thanksgiving next week, NSDrinking is tonight instead. Have a beer and …

2017-11-16: I’ve made a few improvements to Micro.blog’s XML-RPC support recently. Working pretty …

2017-11-16: IndieWebCamp Austin set for December We’re holding an IndieWebCamp in Austin next month! This is a 2-day event — Saturday and …

2017-11-15: Minor update to Micro.blog for iOS is now available in the App Store. Fixes posting via the Micropub …

2017-11-15: Almost missed the 5th day of the Micro.blog photo challenge. For “liquid”, a shot of the fish tank.

2017-11-14: Had a great time at Refresh Austin tonight. Good to hear what other people are up to, and share a …

2017-11-14: Loving the iPhone X camera. My contribution to today’s Micro.blog photo challenge: up close.

2017-11-14: Marco’s post about the 2012-2015 MacBook Pro rings true to me. I still use the 2014 version of …

2017-11-13: Day 3 of the photo challenge: on the move. From south Austin today after getting some coffee and …

2017-11-13: Sending another 1000 invites to Micro.blog this week from the announce list. A bunch going out right …

2017-11-13: Great to see new apps for posting to Micro.blog and IndieWeb-enabled sites. Here’s some info …

2017-11-13: Because you're passionate about it “People will want to go to it because you’re passionate about it, and people love what …

2017-11-12: Impressed with the Celtics ability to close out games, even without Kyrie. Their streak extends to …

2017-11-12: For day 2 of the photo challenge, my go-to for coffee at home: Chameleon cold-brew, ice, water, and …

2017-11-12: It’s late this week, but Core Intuition 304 is out. We talk about the iPhone X, updating …

2017-11-11: First day of the Micro.blog photo challenge. Today’s prompt: squares.

2017-11-11: Bunch of cool photos are showing up in the Discover pane of Micro.blog iOS and Mac apps today, for …

2017-11-10: I’ve updated Micro.blog’s Twitter cross-posting to support 280 characters. The apps …

2017-11-10: The 7-day “Photo Challenge” pin is now live on Micro.blog. Thanks again to Doug Lane for …

2017-11-09: Love this 7-day photo challenge for Micro.blog started by Doug Lane.

2017-11-08: Brent Simmons is back to podcasting with a new show from The Omni Group. Looks great!

2017-11-08: One election day down, one more to go Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo on last night’s victory for Democrats: When a President …

2017-11-07: I should’ve added an “I voted” pin to Micro.blog for posting voting sticker …

2017-11-07: Redesigned the Micro.blog splash page (when you’re not signed in). The most concise expression …

2017-11-07: Coming up on a year since I wrote about how today’s social networks are broken. Still what I …

2017-11-07: Election day in the United States. There’s probably something on the ballot where you live. …

2017-11-07: Lots of good feedback on the WordPress import. Made a couple improvements this morning. Overall, …

2017-11-06: I’ve decided to shelve the in-progress new features in the Mac app until version 1.1. Calling …

2017-11-06: WordPress to Micro.blog migration Over the weekend I opened up a WordPress importer for Micro.blog-hosted sites. Now that Micro.blog …

2017-11-06: Congrats to Seth Godin on his 7000th blog post. He writes every day.

2017-11-05: Quietly rolled out WordPress import for Micro.blog-hosted sites this weekend. Early testing looks …

2017-11-03: I’m going to miss the iPhone SE size. But the X screen is incredible. So crisp and close to …

2017-11-03: Core Int 303 and Timetable 77 We just published this week’s Core Intuition, talking about the latest iPhone X news: Daniel …

2017-11-03: Of course I missed a few iPhone X-related bugs in Simulator testing. Probably need to submit an …

2017-11-02: Pushed a new Mac beta with some under-the-hood changes. Hopefully will resolve some preference and …

2017-11-02: Still have a Hillary sticker on my car and not gonna remove it over some DNC infighting. No regrets …

2017-11-02: Nice to see the expected arrival date wasn’t a fluke. iPhone X has shipped. Think it’s …

2017-11-01: Siri is in the wrong game While writing about the limited SiriKit support in the upcoming HomePod, Stephen Hackett points out …

2017-11-01: While recording Core Int, new Micro.blog for iOS was approved: version 1.2.1. Also new Mac beta …

2017-10-31: Instead of a formal Homebrew Website Club this week, we’re meeting at Radio Coffee, 6:30pm …

2017-10-31: Micro.blog special pins For the initial rollout of Micro.blog, we had a bunch of pins you can unlock, to encourage people to …

2017-10-31: New holiday pin for Micro.blog! Mention “Halloween” or “pumpkin” in a blog …

2017-10-30: Today on my Timetable podcast I tell a story about coworking and how companies change.

2017-10-30: Micro.blog for iOS update Micro.blog for iOS version 1.2 is rolling out to the App Store right now. This update features a new …

2017-10-30: Read the New York Times and skimmed Talking Points Memo, but need to force myself to ignore most of …

2017-10-29: Spurs are a respectable 4-2 without Kawhi, but a tough loss today in a game that they …

2017-10-29: Laughing again as I think about Kevin Nealon’s stand-up show last night. Really fun to see him …

2017-10-29: Don Lusk turned 104 this weekend. Worked at Disney in the 30s and had an incredible 60-year career …

2017-10-28: Submitted Micro.blog 1.2 for iOS to Apple. Hoping for a smooth trip through app review.

2017-10-27: This video from Studio Neat during production is so great. Got my Panobook and even more impressed …

2017-10-27: iPhone 8 review, X pre-orders Jason Snell mentioned on this week’s Upgrade that he had found a way to frame his iPhone 8 …

2017-10-27: Looks like I’ll get November 3rd delivery after all. Got the email to finish confirming my …

2017-10-27: On the latest Timetable, I talk about waking up at 2am and the redesigned Discover section in the …

2017-10-27: Wish I had slept through this. Store wouldn’t load, then errors. Ended up with the …

2017-10-26: Has everyone already submitted their iPhone X-compatible apps to the App Store? Thinking I’ll …

2017-10-26: Going to head downtown in a little while for NSDrinking. 8pm+ at Ginger Man.

2017-10-26: Core Intuition 302 We posted episode 302 of Core Intuition today. From the show notes: Manton and Daniel anticipate …

2017-10-26: The latest Uber lawsuit is your monthly reminder to delete the app. Lyft works really well.

2017-10-25: Really love how the Discover pane works in Micro.blog for Mac now. It was the missing piece.

2017-10-24: I’ve been doing some more iPhone X simulator testing this afternoon. Should be in pretty good …

2017-10-24: Pushed a new Mac beta. I think it’s mostly feature-complete for 1.0. Going to set it aside for …

2017-10-23: Extra Intuition 2 with Gus Mueller Just posted episode 2 of our members-only podcast Extra Intuition, with special guest Gus Mueller! …

2017-10-23: If you’re an NBA fan, don’t wait for the playoffs to tune in. Already some fantastic …

2017-10-23: Another new Mac build! Enables long posts with titles support.

2017-10-23: If you’re using the Mac app for Micro.blog, check out the Discover section today. Liking this …

2017-10-22: Trying something new in the Discover pane in Micro.blog for Mac (and iOS) to highlight posts in …

2017-10-22: Not obvious how to install 10.12 on a new drive after moving to 10.13 High Sierra. Finally found the …

2017-10-22: Pushed a new Micro.blog for Mac beta. Several minor improvements and bug fixes.

2017-10-21: Tough loss for the Longhorns. Feel like they’ve been competitive in every game this season.

2017-10-21: WordCamp in Austin this weekend, although I’m going to end up missing it. Look forward to …

2017-10-21: Nice photo tour of Apple’s Chicago store from John Voorhees of MacStories.

2017-10-20: Posted a new Timetable with thoughts on the Mac icons. Also 2 episodes from Chicago.

2017-10-20: Just uploaded a new Mac beta. Choose “Check for Updates” or download it from the help …

2017-10-20: Posted this week’s Core Intuition, about Stripe, Mac dev, Release Notes, and Twitter.

2017-10-20: I love this Friday Favorites post by Doug Lane with observations from Micro.blog this week. Great …

2017-10-19: Worked downtown a little this morning before catching a train to the airport.

2017-10-19: Going over the talks at Release Notes in my head, thinking about what’s next for Micro.blog. …

2017-10-18: Great to see the support at Release Notes for App Camp. Learn more about the current campaign and …

2017-10-17: “You must actively seek out the most audacious things you are capable of doing.” — Anne …

2017-10-17: Everyone at Release Notes gets a Twitter username on their badge except me. Love it.

2017-10-16: Published a new (very short) episode of Timetable, first day in Chicago.

2017-10-16: More people than I expected haven’t updated to High Sierra yet. Sticking with it as a …

2017-10-16: Quick walk through Millennium Park before heading to the hotel.

2017-10-16: Thanks to Colin Walker for the early write-up: Manton has repeatedly said that this is just a …

2017-10-16: I’ll be writing more about it later today, but I’ve posted an initial Mac beta in the …

2017-10-16: Good morning, Chicago! Early flight, took the train from the airport and hopped off for coffee and a …

2017-10-15: Good thing about a super-early flight is I can’t procrastinate until the morning. Gotta pack …

2017-10-14: Sneak peek video of the Micro.blog for Mac beta.

2017-10-13: Starting to have doubts about the iPhone X. I still want the best camera, but I’ve gone from …

2017-10-13: As usual the BBEdit release notes are an inspiration. Just upgraded to version 12.

2017-10-13: Putting the finishing touches on the first Micro.blog for Mac beta. Still some rough edges, but this …

2017-10-12: Supporting #WomenBoycottTwitter I’m glad to see #WomenBoycottTwitter getting some traction. Complaints come and go, but a real …

2017-10-12: New Timetable last night. Guaranteed the only 6-minute podcast that covers 1950s Disney and a quote …

2017-10-11: Extra Intuition Daniel and I wanted to do something special for our 300th episode, so we’ve launched a …

2017-10-11: Planning something new for Core Intuition today, I remembered this old podcasting photo of me taken …

2017-10-10: If you’re on Micro.blog, I’m now posting Timetable notifications. Took 5 seconds to set up …

2017-10-10: Despite my bet with Daniel, missed the 5-year mark of the last post from @manton. Posted to my blog …

2017-10-10: Timetable 66 and Release Notes I posted a new Timetable today after listening to the Release Notes podcast where Charles and Joe …

2017-10-10: Checked out Denton after the tour at University of North Texas yesterday. Nice coffee shop and used …

2017-10-10: The weather is incredible outside in Austin today. This must be what fall is supposed to feel like.

2017-10-09: For a few hours today, I forgot Trump was president.

2017-10-09: Late posting Timetable today, but I did post it. Because: “You’ve gotta show up to work …

2017-10-08: Re-watched Blade Runner last night in prep for 2049. Might be the first time I’ve seen …

2017-10-05: Included an audio clip from Ginobili in today’s episode of Timetable. NBA season must be …

2017-10-05: Core Intuition 299 One more week until our 300th episode! From the show notes for today’s episode: Daniel and …

2017-10-05: Daniel and I have been plotting something to announce for our 300th episode next week. But first, …

2017-10-05: Didn’t realize what a game-changer the Mac version of Micro.blog would be. Rediscovering how …

2017-10-04: Small but productive Homebrew Website Club meetup. Brainstormed venue ideas for IndieWebCamp Austin …

2017-10-04: Might demo the new Mac app for Micro.blog tonight at Homebrew Website Club. Also IndieWebCamp Austin …

2017-10-04: Austin! We’re meeting at Monkey Nest Coffee today at 6:30pm for Homebrew Website Club.

2017-10-04: Micro.blog for iOS 1.1.3 is now available. Fixes a few things, including a crash while editing a new …

2017-10-03: If you missed it, I’m now releasing a new short podcast every day, Monday through Friday. …

2017-10-03: Whenever I worry that I’ve said something slightly controversial, it often turns out I …

2017-10-02: Last week I said that Mac unlock via the watch is great, even with Series 0. Gotta retract that. …

2017-10-01: Micro.blog themes open source Micro.blog launched with 6 unique themes, and advanced CSS support to customize many aspects of the …

2017-10-01: For anyone who has hit that crash in the Micro.blog iOS app when composing a post, through a bunch …

2017-10-01: At UT San Antonio for WordCamp. Really nice space for a conference.

2017-09-30: Rudy Gay shooting from the line at the Spurs open scrimmage. Excited for the season to start.

2017-09-29: I love Nintendo. Always will. But if they can’t manufacture a 25-year-old system in sufficient …

2017-09-29: Twitter public opinion may flip Nick Heer writes at Pixel Envy about Twitter’s half-hearted attempt at transparency on fake …

2017-09-29: We’re meeting at Monkey Nest again next Wednesday for Homebrew Website Club. 6:30pm. Planning …

2017-09-28: I’ll be downtown tonight for NSDrinking. Wearing my blue Rogue Amoeba t-shirt.

2017-09-28: Going to be in San Antonio this weekend for WordCamp. Never attended before, but I need to be more …

2017-09-28: If you’re not convinced about 280 characters yet, listen to Core Int 298. We cover it …

2017-09-28: Even for user accounts that get 280 characters, posting over 140 is blocked from the Twitter API. …

2017-09-28: More on 280 characters For this week’s Core Intuition, Daniel and I spend the whole show talking about …

2017-09-27: I really like what Amazon is trying with the Echo Spot. This is probably what the Show …

2017-09-27: Posted a new Timetable on Twitter’s 280 change, a preview of the Core Intuition episode that …

2017-09-27: For some reason I never enabled the “allow Apple Watch to unlock your Mac” feature until …

2017-09-26: Twitter experiments with 280 characters I had first suggested a 280-character guideline for microblog posts back in 2014. As I’ve said …

2017-09-26: Updated to High Sierra I installed 10.13 High Sierra today. It takes a long time, presumably because of the file system …

2017-09-26: I don’t think Star Trek can prop up CBS’s streaming service by itself, but we did sign …

2017-09-25: New version of Micro.blog for iOS is out, with drag and drop to attach photos to a blog post in iOS …

2017-09-25: Nice 15th anniversary sale going on at Rogue Amoeba. I use Fission and Audio Hijack often. Great …

2017-09-25: Happy to hear that Tony Parker’s recovery is going well and even ahead of schedule. Spurs have …

2017-09-24: Wow, that WNBA finals game 1. Minnesota down 26 points, came back to take the lead but lost it in …

2017-09-22: Overthinking stats Manuel Riess has been writing about why he didn’t stick with previous blogs. On the topic of …

2017-09-22: “I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal. I believe we could do …

2017-09-22: Micro.blog post editing Micro.blog users have wanted the ability to edit microblog posts for a while. We planned to add it, …

2017-09-21: Timetable 54 I posted a new episode of my Timetable microcast. Here’s a bit from today’s episode …

2017-09-21: Love the clouds and the lake today, the view from Mozart’s Coffee.

2017-09-21: Motivation for folks who have only blogged a few times this year: I’ve posted 468 times. The …

2017-09-21: Still hot outside, but working from one of my favorite coffee shops: Mozart’s on Lake Austin. …

2017-09-21: Listened to a lot of clips of Hillary to find the right one for yesterday’s Timetable. Still …

2017-09-21: Posted this week’s Core Int, following up on Apple pre-orders, why the X is poorly named, and …

2017-09-20: NBA preseason starts in 10 days. 🏀

2017-09-20: Published a couple new episodes of Timetable this week. We also recorded a new Core Int, likely out …

2017-09-20: Now that I’ve got a couple pre-iOS 11 releases out of the way, I’ve been testing the new …

2017-09-20: Micro.blog for iOS version 1.1.1 is now available in the App Store. Bug fixes and refinements to the …

2017-09-19: Updating my SE to iOS 11. I’ve had the beta on my iPads, but resisted installing on my main …

2017-09-19: iPhone 8 standards So many great iPhone 8 and iOS 11 reviews out today. My favorite aside has to be the headphone jack …

2017-09-18: Micro.blog post titles demo Last week I wrote about Micro.blog for iOS version 1.1, which adds several new features including …

2017-09-18: I don’t see the iPhone X notch going anywhere. Even if it does nothing other than give Apple …

2017-09-18: Nice blog post from Marco on why Apple embraced the iPhone X notch. The headphone jack’s …

2017-09-18: Overgrown abandoned golf course bridge.

2017-09-15: Micro.blog iOS 1.1 Micro.blog for iOS version 1.1 is now available. This release adds a number of new features: Added …

2017-09-15: Two minutes after I typed that last post, the app was approved. Should be showing up in the App …

2017-09-15: Friday afternoon slipping away. Really wanted to post about version 1.1, but still in review at …

2017-09-15: Face ID confidence Some people are concerned that replacing Touch ID with Face ID is a design compromise. While I …

2017-09-14: I’m going to take Micro.blog down tonight in about an hour for some quick maintenance. Hosted …

2017-09-14: Tomorrow matters As I plan for the iPhone X pre-order, I wanted to write a blog post about all the iPhones I’ve …

2017-09-13: Core Intuition 296 We posted a new Core Intuition, all about the iPhone X and other products from yesterday’s …

2017-09-13: Waiting for the iPhone X Michael Gartenberg writing for Six Colors about the iPhone X: It’s arguably the most beautiful …

2017-09-13: I submitted a new iOS build yesterday morning thinking I might beat the rush of iOS 11 submissions, …

2017-09-12: Removing the App Store from iTunes is definitely the right move. Haven’t used it on the Mac in …

2017-09-12: I published a new Timetable episode after the Apple event. My first reaction, and an update on work …

2017-09-12: Love the iPhone X, but showing “animoji” cheapens the rest of the presentation. Serious, …

2017-09-12: Thumbs up on the first hour of the Apple event. All good stuff. Sky for Apple TV looks really nice.

2017-09-12: New Apple Watch looks great. Going to skip this generation, but definitely have wanted cellular when …

2017-09-12: Beautiful opening, honoring Steve Jobs. Apple at its best.

2017-09-12: It’s a great feeling to wake up in the morning with a feature idea and have it deployed before …

2017-09-12: Added a secret Apple pin to Micro.blog. Mention “iPhone X” in a blog post today only to …

2017-09-12: Read the intro to What Happened. Can’t imagine how difficult this was. I’ll sit down …

2017-09-11: Gizmodo on RSS David Nield of Gizmodo has a sort of re-introduction to RSS, with an overview on why it’s more …

2017-09-11: Posted a new episode of Timetable about sending out new invites and the features in version 1.1.

2017-09-11: Sent a new batch of invites to Micro.blog. We’ll be sending more from the announce list over …

2017-09-11: Worked on a blog post yesterday arguing that the iOS 11 GM leak reaction is overblown, just more …

2017-09-09: Really enjoyed last night’s American Masters on Tyrus Wong, most famous for his Bambi concept …

2017-09-09: Touring Southwestern University this morning.

2017-09-09: Core Intuition 295 Slightly longer Core Intuition this week as we cover several topics. From the show notes: Daniel …

2017-09-09: Tim Duncan on hurricane recovery Tim Duncan is matching donations to relief efforts for the U.S. Virgin Islands, hit this week by …

2017-09-08: Decline and return of indie blogs In announcing plans to move A List Apart away from advertising, Jeffrey Zeldman writes about the …

2017-09-07: Tom Brown posted about last night’s meetup. Thanks to everyone who joined us! We’re …

2017-09-06: Found extra Micro.blog stickers to bring to Homebrew Website Club tonight. We’ll need to get …

2017-09-06: On today’s Timetable: the IndieWeb and why we’re having a Homebrew Website Club meetup …

2017-09-06: Homebrew Website Club Tonight we’re starting up a local Austin chapter of the Homebrew Website Club. This is a group …

2017-09-05: Ink & Paint I pre-ordered the book Ink & Paint a few months ago to add to my collection of books on …

2017-09-05: Posted a new episode of Timetable. If you haven’t listened before, this is my short-form …

2017-09-04: Made good progress on version 1.1 of Micro.blog for iOS today. It’ll ship shortly after iOS …

2017-09-04: Deployed some Micro.blog improvements this morning: better URLs for posts with titles, and …

2017-09-02: The first Homebrew Website Club in Austin is set for this coming Wednesday, 6:30pm at Monkey Nest …

2017-09-01: Driving past lines at gas stations (and a couple sold out) just underscores how inflexible gas is. …

2017-09-01: Getting back into Timetable recording. Published an episode last week and another one this morning.

2017-08-30: Love this integration between Alexa and Cortana. Tech companies get too obsessed with owning the …

2017-08-29: Considering the iPhone Pro The iPhone SE was an incredible value when it first shipped — a perfect balance of size, great …

2017-08-29: Finished writing an update for Kickstarter backers that I’ll send out soon. Need to get into …

2017-08-27: Our neighbor’s tree fell into our yard from the wind last night. Hope everyone’s staying …

2017-08-26: We posted a new Core Intuition: Lattner to Google, the Apple car project, and CrashPlan’s …

2017-08-25: Inadvertently broke some JavaScript (especially for handling forms) with today’s rollout of …

2017-08-25: Micro.blog custom pages As I mentioned in this morning’s post about Medium, it’s important that …

2017-08-25: Medium stumbling forward Dave Winer isn’t optimistic about the recent Medium changes: We're in the long tail of the …

2017-08-24: Introducing a new feature for hosted microblogs tomorrow. Should be great for anyone using …

2017-08-24: Going to head downtown early and work a bit at Jo’s Coffee. NSDrinking is 8pm at Ginger Man.

2017-08-24: Domain name prices should be down, not up. Still a major unsolved problem to make domain names more …

2017-08-23: Inspired by Breath of the Wild, we’ve been picking up all the old Zelda games again. Latest is …

2017-08-23: Surprised by Medium’s new logo. So much design went into the previous logo, didn’t think …

2017-08-23: Rolled out some more improvements to @-mentions on Micro.blog. Still tweaking the behavior, but …

2017-08-22: If you need more eclipse coverage, Casey Neistat’s video doesn’t disappoint.

2017-08-22: Loved the latest episode of Liftoff, reporting from the eclipse. Captures the moment.

2017-08-21: I like what Ryan Irelan is doing with his running microblog: In December 2017 I will run my first …

2017-08-21: Flip the iceberg Many people are initially confused by Micro.blog because they are expecting a strict clone of …

2017-08-21: The eclipse I remember as a kid must’ve been 1984. We didn’t have glasses, but everyone …

2017-08-21: Difficult to get work done with so many eclipse-related distractions. Really cool day. Looking …

2017-08-21: Happy eclipse day! Good luck to everyone chasing a great view. Only a partial eclipse here in …

2017-08-20: Updated the “powered by” link on Micro.blog themes to link the username instead. Easier …

2017-08-19: Spent the morning updating a bunch of pages on the help site. Still love that the help is itself a …

2017-08-18: “He abdicated his responsibilities so thoroughly and recklessly that it amounted to a letter …

2017-08-18: Checking out Cafe Creme as possible Homebrew Website Club space… Nice coffee shop, meeting …

2017-08-18: We’re starting a Homebrew Website Club in Austin. First meeting 9/6. Still settling on a …

2017-08-18: The transcript I posted yesterday was made with Trint.com. At over 5000 words, must be the longest …

2017-08-17: Core Intuition 293 transcript Daniel and I talked mostly about subscriptions on this week’s episode, and then closed with a …

2017-08-17: Picked up the Samsung T3 SSD yesterday to offload some large files and give my MacBook Pro more …

2017-08-16: Posted Core Intuition 293, talking about Ulysses and subscription pricing.

2017-08-15: Trump’s comments today — ”Is it George Washington next?” — are essentially …

2017-08-15: Back in Texas, more college tours. This is Texas State in San Marcos.

2017-08-15: Listeners may be surprised by my thoughts on Ulysses and subscriptions for tomorrow’s Core …

2017-08-14: Down at Capital Factory for the EFF meetup and @tomwiththeweather’s talk about the IndieWeb.

2017-08-14: Markdown replies in Micro.blog Micro.blog now has Markdown highlighting as you type in replies. Micro.blog has had basic Markdown …

2017-08-13: Wizard of Oz at the Zilker Hillside Theater. Glad to have caught the final show last night.

2017-08-13: Always baffled by this house wiring. Installed a new Nest Protect… The smoke alarm power goes …

2017-08-11: Micro.blog for iOS 1.0.4 is now in the App Store with a fix for that “Share…” …

2017-08-11: We posted Core Intuition 292 today. Blog text editor modes, freelance, and more.

2017-08-10: Safari pinned tab favicons In a post on Daring Fireball today, John Gruber makes a convincing argument for Safari showing …

2017-08-10: Charging my Leaf while having a coffee and working at Whole Foods for the afternoon. Gave up on the …

2017-08-10: Reposts and quoting I recently added “repost-of” support to Micro.blog’s Micropub API implementation. …

2017-08-09: Liking the new Swarm app redesign. Cleaner, simpler, flatter. Looks great and feels easier to use.

2017-08-09: Micro.blog 1.0.3 is now in the App Store. New user profile screen, share menu item, and other …

2017-08-09: Updated my post on Apple News shortly after publishing to actually include links. Wasn’t fair …

2017-08-09: Fake news on Apple News I don’t use Apple News very often. I much prefer reading blogs in Reeder and Micro.blog, with …

2017-08-08: “The situation with North Korea would be an extreme challenge for a leader with ability and …

2017-08-08: Isn’t Trump on vacation? Wish he’d just play golf for a few weeks and not talk to the …

2017-08-08: Webmention in action It’s always cool to see Webmention comments on real sites across the web. It’s not just …

2017-08-08: Pushing the next iOS build up to Apple for approval. A few people are still on TestFlight… …

2017-08-07: The first sign for Austin on our drive back from Santa Fe, as the setting sun lit up the clouds.

2017-08-07: I was hesitant to deploy server changes from the road, so now that I’m back home I’ve …

2017-08-06: Wind farm somewhere between Lubbock and Abilene. Thousands of wind turbines in Texas.

2017-08-05: From our visit to UCLA last week.

2017-08-04: Recorded a new episode of Core Int from the road today. Travel, Micro.blog progress, and more.

2017-08-04: Catching up on some road trip photos. Goats in the morning fog at Berkeley.

2017-07-26: Suzzallo Library at UW.

2017-07-26: Morning in Silverdale, Washington.

2017-07-24: Finally added a favicon to Micro.blog. Not a dozen sizes, which had kind of scared me off, but just …

2017-07-24: Micro.blog photos from MarsEdit This morning I updated Micro.blog’s XML-RPC posting to support the MetaWeblog API, which …

2017-07-23: Yesterday we posted Core Intuition 290. The date in the feed was wrong at first, so scroll back in …

2017-07-20: Since last year’s 30 days of new coffee shops, I’ve been stuck in my routine of …

2017-07-20: Micro.blog + Facebook Today we’re adding Facebook cross-posting to Micro.blog. Facebook support is now built in, …

2017-07-20: Finished some server upgrades. Rolling out a new cross-posting Micro.blog feature later this …

2017-07-19: Only Apple publishes a new blog without a link to an RSS feed, but it does have one at /feed.xml. …

2017-07-19: Moved Ulysses on iOS to my home screen now that I’ve had a chance to test out the Dropbox …

2017-07-18: Congrats to Panic on shipping Transmit 5. I just updated. Really nice new version.

2017-07-18: Started to document third-party Micropub apps we’ve tested, like Quill and Omnibear.

2017-07-17: Enjoyed watching a bunch of NBA Summer League, including most of the Spurs games and yes, Lonzo …

2017-07-17: Relieved to see the repeal vote won’t proceed for now. Every day of delay is a day closer to …

2017-07-17: I’ve been so happy with my messenger bag that I ordered Tom Bihn’s Aeronaut 45 for …

2017-07-17: Micro.blog for iOS version 1.0.2 was approved and should be in your Updates tab. iPad keyboard …

2017-07-17: We fixed Markdown blockquote formatting yesterday for hosted sites. Hoping to experiment more with …

2017-07-16: SSL for hosted Micro.blog sites Micro.blog’s business model is pretty simple. If you want Micro.blog to host a new microblog …

2017-07-16: It’s too easy to blame distractions for lack of productivity. Then you have a big stretch of …

2017-07-16: Looking forward to the new Game of Thrones tonight, even though my interest has kind of drifted away …

2017-07-15: Core Intuition Jobs shutting down A few years ago, Daniel and I launched Core Intuition Jobs, a site for companies to post job …

2017-07-14: Posted episode 289 of Core Int. We talk more about the MarsEdit beta, next iPhone, and a listener …

2017-07-14: Disappointed that the Spurs couldn’t keep Jonathan Simmons. Enjoyed watching him in Austin and …

2017-07-13: Sent an update to Kickstarter backers announcing the App Store version of Micro.blog, friend …

2017-07-12: Rediscovering all the events written into my old calendar.

2017-07-11: No matter what happens, the 2016 election loss cannot be undone. But these Donald Jr. emails look …

2017-07-10: Good progress catching up on email today, and support questions. Probably should know by now to …

2017-07-09: Rolled out more Micro.blog tweaks over the weekend. Better photo cross-posting, lots of little edge …

2017-07-09: Pomegranates.

2017-07-08: From this morning’s hike with the dogs at St. Edwards Park.

2017-07-08: Posted Core Int 288, about the MarsEdit 4 beta and our thoughts from the iPhone release 10 years …

2017-07-08: Sometimes wish I had a 7 Plus for travel (writing is much easier, like a super-mini iPad) but …

2017-07-08: Think I’m going to take my old iPad Mini on an upcoming road trip instead of the iPad Pro, …

2017-07-07: I’ve let the blog go a little quiet this week as I’ve been focused on coding. I have …

2017-07-04: Happy 4th of July, America. All I want for our country’s birthday is a new president. …

2017-07-03: With Apple improving app review times, now kind of worried that this app has been in “waiting …

2017-06-30: iPhone introduction felt impossible John Gruber remembers what it was like watching the iPhone announcement: Apple had amazing product …

2017-06-29: Ten years ago today, this was me waiting in line at the Apple Store for the first iPhone.

2017-06-28: MarsEdit 4 and microblogs Great to see Daniel Jalkut announce a public beta of MarsEdit 4. There are a lot of new features in …

2017-06-28: Rolled out additional fixes to timezones, more robust photo uploads. Also prepared the iOS app for …

2017-06-27: Deployed a major improvement today for timezones and custom domains on hosted sites. Seems simple, …

2017-06-27: Preview of Sunlit 2.0 A few years ago, Jon Hays and I built an app for photos called Sunlit, powered by the App.net API. …

2017-06-26: I was skeptical when the NBA announced that they wouldn’t give awards until after the …

2017-06-26: How can I not support a Kickstarter project with such a nice stop-motion video? Panobook, backed.

2017-06-26: Looks like a lot of great work came out of IndieWeb Summit hacking yesterday. Watched some of the …

2017-06-25: Love this map of the IndieWeb. Great visualization of how the entire web can be the best social …

2017-06-24: Excited to hear from everyone attending IndieWeb Summit in Portland this weekend. I’ll be in …

2017-06-22: Expecting great things when the Spurs use their 59th pick in the NBA Draft tonight. (4-time NBA …

2017-06-22: Core Intuition 287 We just posted Core Intuition episode 287, following up on Chris Lattner, WWDC, and Uber. From the …

2017-06-22: I wrote my Uber post before Kalanick resigned. Thinking about whether it changes my opinion… …

2017-06-22: We saw Cars 3 this week and enjoyed it. Maybe my favorite of the series. Pixar is the best at trying …

2017-06-21: Danny Green is an important part of the team. No way I’d trade him to get Chris Paul. Spurs …

2017-06-21: The open web and Micro.blog progress I was very excited to see this post from Brandon Kraft, about the potential for an expanded role for …

2017-06-21: Micro.blog iOS going universal As I expected would happen, using iOS 11 on my iPad Pro after WWDC has inspired me to revisit the …

2017-06-20: Democrats have a serious, near catastrophic turnout problem. Time to stop blaming the candidate and …

2017-06-20: Polls closed in Georgia. While waiting for results, I’m just going to keep rewatching Randy …

2017-06-20: Acorn 6 public beta is out. Great app that I use all the time. It gets significantly better every …

2017-06-20: I’ll admit it. I’ve checked a few times today if the latest Planet of the Apps episode …

2017-06-20: Fixed inconsistency between conversation threads on the web vs. the Micro.blog iOS app. Much better.

2017-06-20: Uber's perpetual second chance Last week, Uber sent an email to customers linking to the results of its investigation and the next …

2017-06-19: What to post to a microblog On the surface, an independent microblog might seem a lot like a Twitter account. There are some …

2017-06-18: Since I can’t be at IndieWebSummit next weekend, thinking up some IndieWeb-related …

2017-06-17: Another day, another Texas road trip.

2017-06-17: Glad we finally switched to AT&T’s unlimited wireless plan. With 5 phones, we kept going …

2017-06-16: Still not using Uber and wasn’t even going to write about them, but a conversation at lunch …

2017-06-16: The algorithm has ruined Facebook Dave Winer writes today about how because of the way the Facebook news feed works, sometimes you …

2017-06-16: Jeremy Keith on Presentable and the IndieWeb I know there are so many great podcasts that it’s difficult to listen to everything. I’m …

2017-06-16: Updated the WordPress JSON Feed plugin with a timezone fix and support for attachments. WP Admin → …

2017-06-15: The Brazos River.

2017-06-15: Pat Neff Hall at Baylor University. Really nice tour of the campus.

2017-06-15: Summer day road trip up to visit Baylor. Stopped at Magnolia Market.

2017-06-15: Core Intuition 286 We just posted a new episode of Core Intuition. From the show notes: Manton and Daniel compare …

2017-06-14: I didn’t quit a great job 2 years ago to go work on something I didn’t believe in. If …

2017-06-14: Interesting how much leeway we give to Instagram because their 1.0 was so great. API that …

2017-06-14: What's happening Because I don’t follow anyone on Twitter, about once a week I’ll randomly click through …

2017-06-14: Today’s update to Reeder for iOS includes initial support for JSON Feed. This is my default …

2017-06-13: Eyvind Earle's painting how-to When I was in San Francisco last week, I visited the Eyvind Earle special exhibit at the Walt Disney …

2017-06-13: Whenever there’s a new Nintendo announcement at E3, I remember that I still own @wii on …

2017-06-13: I expect that iOS 11 will get developers excited about building universal apps again. I know it has …

2017-06-13: Apple podcast spec changes At WWDC last week, Apple introduced changes to their RSS feed extension for podcasts. Before …

2017-06-13: San Jose is less crowded On Core Intuition last week, I said San Jose was “more confined” than San Francisco. I …

2017-06-12: Game 5 “We remember what happened last year and how it felt in that locker room. We used it and built …

2017-06-12: Rolled out a few improvements to photo cross-posting in Micro.blog, so that it detects more img …

2017-06-12: A little bummed that I also lost my IndieWebCamp sticker when Apple replaced my MacBook screen. …

2017-06-12: Short-lived experiment of using the iPad Pro exclusively. Picking up my MacBook Pro at the Apple …

2017-06-12: 10.5-inch iPad Pro resolution Federico Viticci reviews the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro at MacStories. On the screen size: While some …

2017-06-12: The iOS 11 App Store redesign story Three years ago I wrote that Apple should end the App Store top 200 lists, learning from Beats Music …

2017-06-11: Since I’m iOS-only for a few days, decided to upgrade my Lightning mic to the Shure MV88. Free …

2017-06-11: No surprise, but working on the iPad Pro, I tend to get more tasks done for which iOS is a good …

2017-06-10: Dropping off my Mac to get fixed. Tempted to buy a new 15-inch, but don’t want to spend $3k …

2017-06-09: An intense game and incredible shooting by the Cavs. Glad there will be a game 5.

2017-06-09: I was at a game when the Warriors erased a 20-point Spurs lead, so Cavs still have to play a perfect …

2017-06-09: That’s how you start a game. Cavs needed an early lead badly.

2017-06-09: Mostly just post photos to my own blog now. Catching up on Instagram after WWDC, it’s a week …

2017-06-09: Siri's slow pace It’s WWDC week. I’m back home after a short week in San Jose. Monday’s keynote was …

2017-06-09: Always a little conflicted with posting negative essays about Apple. So many great engineers there. …

2017-06-09: Core Intuition 285 and WWDC We posted a new Core Intuition this week about WWDC. From the show notes: Daniel and Manton catch …

2017-06-09: Post-WWDC catching up on bugs. Fixed an issue on hosted sites that prevented connections from some …

2017-06-09: iOS 11 on the iPad is such a nice experience. Using my iPad Pro more this week, especially until my …

2017-06-07: Flying home. Great to see everyone at WWDC this week. Hope the rest of the week is a good one.

2017-06-07: Maybe because I said I was from Texas, my Lyft driver thought it was safe to give me a political …

2017-06-06: Randomly visited the San Jose Museum of Art. Maybe because I’ve been thinking about …

2017-06-06: Thanks to everyone who made it to the indie microblogging meetup! It’s really inspiring to see …

2017-06-06: Indie microblogging meetup at 12:30 today! One block from the convention center, next to the river …

2017-06-05: Went back to the hotel to work and my MacBook Pro is making a kind of whirring/rattling noise. …

2017-06-05: Are there really only 2 new SiriKit domains in iOS 11? I was expecting many, many more than that. …

2017-06-05: Great idea to tap on the lock screen with the Pencil to go right into Notes. Hope it can work with …

2017-06-05: If the new App Store redesign puts the focus on curation instead of top charts, I’m for it. …

2017-06-05: Really like the Do Not Disturb While Driving feature. Nice work, Apple.

2017-06-05: Surprised they previewed the iMac Pro on the same day they start shipping new iMacs. Must be okay …

2017-06-05: Nice improvements to High Sierra. But no mention of renaming it macOS 11. Either Apple doesn’t …

2017-06-05: Good progress on my slides working from Social Policy this morning. Like blogging, preparing a talk …

2017-06-05: Getting ready this morning, caught myself about to say “Alexa, what time is it?” to the …

2017-06-04: A little chilly out at the Presidio Picnic. Had some food truck tacos with a great view.

2017-06-04: Made good time driving up to San Francisco this morning. Want to see the Andreas Deja exhibit at the …

2017-06-04: Up early. Took a quiet walk through the plaza and then to Philz.

2017-06-03: I don’t even recognize San Jose since the last WWDC here. Getting coffee and working on …

2017-06-03: Flying in to San Jose.

2017-06-03: Jean MacDonald on The Run Loop Jean MacDonald was on the latest episode of Collin Donnell’s new podcast The Run Loop. They …

2017-06-03: Made an overdue configuration change for background tasks on Micro.blog. Should speed things up.

2017-06-02: Checked in for my flight to San Jose. Guess this trip is happening. So much still to do: coding, …

2017-06-02: Deployed a few more server improvements. Better conversations, so replies aren’t excluded from …

2017-06-01: NBA finals game 1 tonight. Also: 2 days after the Spurs lost, Dejounte Murray was in the gym …

2017-06-01: Me and Brent on The Talk Show Brent Simmons and I were guests on The Talk Show this week. We talk about JSON Feed, Userland …

2017-05-31: We are skipping Core Intuition this week. Back on Monday with a new show after the WWDC keynote.

2017-05-31: Covfefe seems silly, but it marks a point in Trump’s slide toward irrelevance. He’s …

2017-05-31: JSON Feed for podcasts JSON Feed includes an attachments array, which is similar to the enclosure element in RSS that …

2017-05-31: Now that our new Apple developer account for Micro.blog has been approved, considering moving the …

2017-05-31: Just sent out an update to Kickstarter backers. Made it public, so you can view it here.

2017-05-30: Updated WWDC app reveals some changes for San Jose, including more evening activities than …

2017-05-30: Dave Winer on title-less posts Dave Winer posted today about NetNewsWire needing better support for title-less feed items: These …

2017-05-30: Preparing an update to send to Kickstarter backers. Can’t believe it’s been a month …

2017-05-29: IndieWeb Summit WWDC is only 1 week away, but I have another event on my mind as well: IndieWeb Summit in Portland, …

2017-05-29: More flowers after a rainy weekend.

2017-05-29: Nine years ago today, we published the first episode of Core Intuition. It was right before WWDC, …

2017-05-28: Finished updating all the hosted sites on Micro.blog to use JSON Feed by default. Should have a few …

2017-05-27: Updated some of the pages on help.micro.blog to expand on the JSON Feed and Micropub API support.

2017-05-26: Listening to Joshua Tree while I work. Had no idea until today that U2 was in Houston and Dallas …

2017-05-26: Posted episode 284 of Core Intuition. We talk about WWDC and the return of Dash for iOS.

2017-05-26: While I’m complaining about politics, you don’t get to apologize your way out of …

2017-05-26: I wanted Lyft back in Austin, but on the right terms. Not this. These companies shouldn’t be …

2017-05-25: NSDrinking tonight, 8pm at Ginger Man. We were thinking near the front instead of out back, so we …

2017-05-25: Still making plans for San Jose? 1 day left to register for CocoaConf during WWDC. Hope to see …

2017-05-25: WordPress plugin for JSON Feed is now in the directory. WP Admin → Plugins → Add New, then search …

2017-05-24: Micro.blog photos This week we added a selection of photos to the Discover page on Micro.blog, and today I uploaded a …

2017-05-24: First week of JSON Feed I’ve been impressed with how quickly people have adopted JSON Feed. There are a bunch of feeds …

2017-05-24: Interview at The Brooks Review I talked with Ben Brooks over Slack this week about Micro.blog and JSON Feed. From the chat: …

2017-05-24: Uploaded a new TestFlight build with a photos tab under Discover, new filters, and more. Starting to …

2017-05-23: A couple Micro.blog improvements early this week… We’ve started showing photos on the …

2017-05-22: 115 points is a good finish for the Spurs. Their average this season was 105. Gotta beat the …

2017-05-22: Spurs start Manu Ginobili for game 4. I love it on a couple levels. And he gets the first basket of …

2017-05-22: Trying out News Explorer 1.6, which I think is the first native Mac app with support for JSON Feed.

2017-05-22: Love the $5.12 pricing. I subscribed to the 512 Pixels membership right away.

2017-05-22: More apps for Micro.blog I want to point to some developer activity in the Micro.blog community. The first is a macOS Today …

2017-05-21: Podcasts about JSON Feed We just posted episode 283 of Core Intuition, with thoughts on last week’s JSON Feed …

2017-05-21: Probably shouldn’t be replying to GitHub issues at 2am. Inevitable that I make some mistakes.

2017-05-20: Good game, but we need our injured players back. On the bright side, we can now be the only team to …

2017-05-20: Kawhi’s out for game 3 tonight. We’re going anyway. No matter what happens, glad to have …

2017-05-19: We’re planning an informal meetup for Micro.blog at WWDC! If you’re interested, sign up …

2017-05-18: Thanks to Noah Read for writing up his thoughts on Micro.blog. Great introduction.

2017-05-18: Updated Micro.blog this morning with some tweaks for JSON Feed. Also merged in a couple pull request …

2017-05-17: JSON Feed Really excited to announce JSON Feed today with Brent Simmons. It’s great to see all the …

2017-05-16: I only have 2 rules when at an NBA game: I don’t boo the other team and I never leave early. I …

2017-05-16: Curry and Durant must be so proud to have this big lead against the Spurs bench.

2017-05-16: Instead of posting to Instagram first, lately I only post to my blog. Focused on improving …

2017-05-15: From just before sunset, out walking the dogs. Looking forward to a full week as Monday winds down.

2017-05-15: Great to see an email from Hillary again. Onward.

2017-05-15: Getting new tires. Lesson learned: just because it’s an electric car and needs almost no …

2017-05-15: Sometime over the last year, Apple Music’s “For You” started showing fewer tracks …

2017-05-15: Can’t shake that Spurs loss last night. We’ve been waiting 3 years for this matchup. …

2017-05-14: Well obviously that’s the one in Oakland the Spurs needed to win. Huge early lead. Still ahead …

2017-05-14: Kayaking on Lady Bird Lake. Happy Mother’s Day!

2017-05-12: Sending out a new TestFlight build with a few more fixes. Also adding another batch of recent emails …

2017-05-11: Starting to get very excited for Spurs/Warriors conference finals.

2017-05-11: On Core Intuition 282, we talk about potential Siri speakers and Amazon’s Echo Show, then …

2017-05-10: Great time at Refresh Austin last night, talking about indie microblogging and meeting everyone. …

2017-05-08: Early dinner at Kerbey. We mostly have the place to ourselves.

2017-05-08: Working on my talk about Indie Microblogging for Refresh Austin tomorrow night. It’s at …

2017-05-06: Lunch outside at Manuel’s.

2017-05-05: We just posted this week’s Core Intuition. More on the Micro.blog rollout, Windows 10 S, and …

2017-05-05: Rolled out more Micro.blog server improvements, and a new iPhone beta to TestFlight users. Still …

2017-05-04: Tony Parker out for the season. Feel so bad for him. I don’t know what Pop is going to do, but …

2017-05-04: Thanks to Collin Donnell for having me on episode 2 of The Run Loop! We started with some of my …

2017-05-03: Deployed a few server tweaks at halftime. We’ve also created a “what’s next” …

2017-05-03: Half an hour until game 2. Monday night’s game was… not good. But at least I got this …

2017-05-03: Sent a new iPhone beta to the TestFlight group with a few important fixes. Also deployed some server …

2017-05-02: I seem to have mostly replaced my $4 coffee drive-thru habit with $6 JuiceLand. And cheap cold-brew …

2017-05-01: Playoffs round 2 in San Antonio. Spurs need a much better second half. Just 1 game of 7.

2017-05-01: Excited for Release Notes in Chicago this year. The new venue looks great.

2017-05-01: Great blog post from Curt Clifton on setting up a custom domain and other Micro.blog configuration: …

2017-04-30: A server “optimization” I made a couple of days ago really ruined how RSS feeds are …

2017-04-29: Still catching up on email. Took some time tonight to edit and post Core Intuition 280, though, …

2017-04-28: Ran out of time today for everything, but I’m pushing a new iPhone build to TestFlight with …

2017-04-27: This has been a really intense week. Good to take a break and watch the end of the Spurs/Grizzlies …

2017-04-25: Long day. Great questions and feedback about Micro.blog. Just posted a new episode of Timetable with …

2017-04-24: Started invites to Kickstarter backers today, but first spent most of the day on improvements and …

2017-04-23: Added about 20 new tasks to OmniFocus for all the little (and big!) things I need to wrap up by …

2017-04-23: Spreadsheet prep to get invites organized. Scrolling through, grateful to all who thought the …

2017-04-22: Tough to be tied 2-2 after such a game from Kawhi. The shot to go up 2 with 12 seconds, and then the …

2017-04-21: Last night of softball for the season.

2017-04-21: Finding bugs while testing on slow wi-fi.

2017-04-21: Rewriting a significant part of the Micro.blog API a few days before the beta rollout. What could go …

2017-04-21: Jekyll mobile posting Kirby Turner has a detailed write-up on his workflow for posting from his iPhone. It uses a …

2017-04-20: Finished building Micro.blog’s batch invite system for Kickstarter rewards. Surprising number …

2017-04-20: New episode up for my almost-daily podcast Timetable. 4 minutes about Katy Perry and why it’s …

2017-04-19: Started using LogDNA last night and now that I have a full day of data, very useful. Already …

2017-04-18: People complain about the Spurs’ guards. But Parker from 3 last night: 3-5. Green: 4-5. Good …

2017-04-17: Added intro music to the latest Timetable for some reason. Borrowed it from Apple’s Clips app. …

2017-04-17: Sent another update to Kickstarter backers today and also publishing a new Timetable episode soon. …

2017-04-16: Picking out a t-shirt to wear for today’s 1st seed vs. 8th seed matchup. Gotta be the Blazers.

2017-04-16: @testing More basketball on TV today

2017-04-16: Good games yesterday. Pacers had a chance. Bucks had Giannis. Utah with a buzzer-beater. Spurs with …

2017-04-14: Posted another episode of Timetable, the 4th in a row this week. I think I’ll be able to stick …

2017-04-14: Feels like Saturday. Picking up some smoothies from JuiceLand.

2017-04-14: Also just out: Core Intuition episode 278. Daniel and I talk more about Clips, freemium for …

2017-04-14: Just in time for the NBA playoffs… Technical Foul episode 12: …

2017-04-13: Spurs round 1 tickets plan: If they lose game 1, get tickets for game 2. If they win game 1 and lose …

2017-04-12: Timetable returns After a couple months away from Timetable, because I’ve been focusing so much of my time …

2017-04-11: Kawhi and the MVP race 538 started a nice series on the case for each of the top 5 MVP candidates. But my favorite MVP …

2017-04-11: Very important not to overreact to competition. Pay attention to it, plan for it, but stay the …

2017-04-07: Core Intuition 277 We published Core Int 277 today with thoughts on the Mac Pro and more. From the show notes: Daniel …

2017-04-07: Apple’s Clips is great. One of the best iOS apps they’ve made in years. It’s a …

2017-04-02: So easy to underestimate that last 10% of work. Taking care of some first-launch details, default …

2017-03-31: Sent an update to Kickstarter backers with screenshots of the photo upload support I’ve been …

2017-03-30: Posted a couple photos as I update my workflow to use Micro.blog’s better photo cross-posting. …

2017-03-30: Burrito and JuiceLand outside

2017-03-30: Unfinished backyard basketball

2017-03-30: On the latest Core Intuition we talk about WWDC events, a “Going Pro” mentality, and …

2017-03-30: Twitter’s new reply UI isn’t bad, but it continues the Facebook-ification that I wrote …

2017-03-29: Wanted to test this photoblog UI and thought: San Antonio is a nice place to take photos. So had to …

2017-03-27: Good luck to everyone trying to get WWDC tickets. I’m skipping the conference again but …

2017-03-27: Core Intuition 275 Last Friday we published Core Intuition 275. From the show notes: Daniel and Manton talk about …

2017-03-27: The blog has gone a little quiet as I focus on a bunch of coding work. Very busy week.

2017-03-26: Didn’t expect much from my bracket, but after that great UNC win I’ve somehow picked 3 …

2017-03-21: Guiding the Micro.blog community Earlier this month I flew up to Portland for a few days. It was a great trip. I posted about …

2017-03-21: Excited to announce that @macgenie is joining Micro.blog to lead the community. Just sent this …

2017-03-21: More on Twitter's 10 years Stephen Hackett marked his 10th anniversary of using Twitter by writing about how great Twitter has …

2017-03-21: Busy morning! Stopped for Tacodeli to start the day right. Big announcement going out to Micro.blog …

2017-03-21: I like that Apple’s new Clips app is standalone rather than creating a new social network. …

2017-03-20: I’ve tried everything for cutting cable. Sling, Hulu, HBO, iTunes. PlayStation Vue on the …

2017-03-19: We posted the latest Core Int yesterday, covering App Store policy and whether the label …

2017-03-17: App.net archive App.net officially shut down last night. As I wrote about earlier this year, App.net was an …

2017-03-15: Last day for App.net. Thank you to the great community there. Best of luck everyone!

2017-03-11: Finishing some web backend work this morning while the kids play Zelda. I’m not very far in …

2017-03-11: Even with Kawhi out, very risky to rest so many players on the Warriors tonight. The #1 seed is …

2017-03-09: 15 years of blogging Fifteen years ago today I started this blog during SXSW. Although I didn’t think much of it at …

2017-03-09: Posted this week’s Core intuition: WWDC bash follow-up, productivity, blogging habits, and …

2017-03-09: Spent the morning trying out Docker to more quickly bring up server instances for certain parts of …

2017-03-09: Experimented with Minio last night while watching the Spurs come back to win after being down 28 …

2017-03-08: Followed a 2001 Evan Williams blog post and noticed that evhead.com moved to Medium. All the old …

2017-03-08: Great video review of the Nintendo Switch from Myke Hurley. Agree with pretty much everything he …

2017-03-07: I renewed a few SSL certs for free by typing “letsencrypt renew”. What if domain names …

2017-03-06: Another close win tonight for the Spurs and a ridiculous final minute. Great playoffs prep. Kawhi is …

2017-03-06: At the IndieWeb meetup last week I couldn’t remember how long I’ve been blogging. Coming …

2017-03-06: More on algorithms and UI Ben Thompson’s daily update email today covers fake news and algorithms. It’s a great …

2017-03-06: When I started posting photos to my blog, I excluded them from RSS. Today I’ve changed that. …

2017-03-05: Also loved being at that fantastic Thunder game in Portland last week. Wonder if Denver regrets …

2017-03-05: Spurs within 2 games of the #1 seed. Even with Durant out it’ll be tough, but I love San …

2017-03-04: Somewhere over California From last week’s flight through Los Angeles and up to Portland.

2017-03-04: No-pressure blogging I’ve been working on a post about walled gardens, the App Store, and social networks. I think …

2017-03-04: Listening to the new Lorde single and trying to catch up on writing and email. Back in Austin after …

2017-03-02: Started using Instagram Stories today. Not very interested in creating disappearing content, but …

2017-03-01: Excited to be in Portland tonight for Homebrew Website Club! Details here: …

2017-02-28: New episode of Core Intuition is out! First half: coding progress, motivation. Second half: WWDC in …

2017-02-27: Working in Objective-C today. So nice. Calling methods on nil like it’s 2002 WWDC San Jose.

2017-02-27: Lyft short film Uber has been in the news lately, and not in a good way. I’m taking a short trip this week and …

2017-02-27: Kind of lectured Daniel on distractions for the upcoming Core Int, but now I’m the one …

2017-02-27: Search and smart folders in Apple Mail have become so unreliable (presumably stale Spotlight …

2017-02-24: Last week's Sting concert

2017-02-23: Gonna miss NSDrinking tonight. Looong day. Hope to catch up with folks next month. (Also thinking …

2017-02-23: We Ten years ago I wrote a post about customer support. Nothing in my attitude toward customers has …

2017-02-23: Just sent an update to Kickstarter backers. Short version: I’m delaying username invites so …

2017-02-21: The “Your disk is almost full” notification in macOS Sierra is a bit aggressive. Dismiss …

2017-02-21: Since Uber and Lyft left Austin, I’ve looked for replacements only briefly, because I thought …

2017-02-21: Swift 3 churn Back in July, I posted this to my microblog, which was cross-posted to Twitter for some additional …

2017-02-20: New York Times and Washington Post continue great reporting on Trump and his ties to Russia. Next …

2017-02-20: Listening to Sting’s new album after seeing him perform last night. Great show. 20+ years …

2017-02-19: Editing some more Jekyll themes for Micro.blog. It will ship with 6 default themes and custom CSS to …

2017-02-17: Stripe’s support for multiple plans on a single subscription is huge. Greatly simplifies what …

2017-02-16: Washington Post’s new exclusive today that Flynn lied to the FBI, following their exclusive …

2017-02-16: Posted Core Intuition 271. Recorded before the WWDC announcement, so we dissected Planet of the …

2017-02-16: WWDC moves back to San Jose I have a tradition when I go to San Francisco for WWDC. I arrive early on Sunday before the …

2017-02-16: I attended WWDC in San Jose a few times. Moving it to SF was the right call. But a city can change …

2017-02-16: After hearing the WWDC San Jose news, had to go to a dentist appointment. Tried to use that time to …

2017-02-15: I’ve had some flakiness with my WordPress site over the last few months. Updating to PHP 7 (no …

2017-02-15: Twitterrific Phoenix on Kickstarter I use Twitter much differently than most people. I haven’t returned to my @manton account in …

2017-02-14: Working on API documentation. Haven’t shared it yet because the API needs to be better. Even …

2017-02-14: I’m a big fan of the NBA D-League. Renaming it the Gatorade League is branding gone too far. …

2017-02-14: I’ll give Planet of the Apps a chance, but what a missed opportunity. Even more …

2017-02-13: Piezo and Dash without the App Store Great post from Paul Kafasis of Rogue Amoeba about Piezo sales for the year after leaving the Mac …

2017-02-12: Exploring downtown this morning

2017-02-10: Someone’s been trying to reset my Apple ID password all week. Started to get worried when I …

2017-02-10: Published episode 270 of Core Int, talking about The Sweet Setup’s review of MarsEdit, working …

2017-02-09: Sent an update to backers with a date for Micro.blog usernames. It’s not ready, but had to …

2017-02-09: Started using a couple of my most-used apps like Slack and BBEdit in full-screen mode. 13-inch …

2017-02-07: Timetable 37 I’m taking some time to resume Timetable recording. From the latest episode: Now that the …

2017-02-07: Safe search on Twitter Twitter made an announcement today about stopping abusive accounts and hiding low-quality tweets. I …

2017-02-07: Ignored my own advice to limit reading the news to a few minutes a day, and got pulled back into …

2017-02-06: Owning your content matters right now Twitter and Facebook are both powerful tools to help people organize. We’ve seen some of that …

2017-02-03: Running into rare technical glitches getting this week’s Core Intuition out. Hopefully not …

2017-02-03: Taking a fresh look at this codebase. I had mixed feelings removing Ember.js, but now that …

2017-02-02: Some people are just now discovering the Kickstarter. If you missed it, I’ve started a list …

2017-02-01: And the Kickstarter is done. Thank you everyone! Very excited to have hit the stretch goal. Looking …

2017-01-31: Never write a concession speech in advance. Set a goal, give it everything, and then figure out …

2017-01-31: Final 20 hours of my Kickstarter for Micro.blog. $4k+ short of the stretch goal. Still time to get …

2017-01-29: We watched All the President’s Men a couple times over the weekend. Wonder what it’s …

2017-01-29: You know it’s getting real when Kickstarter switches from counting down in “days” …

2017-01-28: Just crossed over $70k on the way to the $80k stretch goal for Micro.blog. Thank you everyone for …

2017-01-28: Getting a little work in at Houndstooth Coffee this morning while my daughter volunteers nearby. How …

2017-01-28: Exponent 102 Maybe you aren’t building a new social network. Maybe you aren’t obsessed with the rise …

2017-01-27: Core Intuition 268 We posted this week’s Core Intuition today, with the latest Apple developer news and a debate …

2017-01-27: Excellent follow-up article at WPTavern on Kickstarter progress, IndieWeb, ADN, and DreamHost. Lots …

2017-01-26: Austin! @NSDrinking is on for tonight at Radio, 8pm. Have a coffee or beer and chat about iOS and …

2017-01-26: Humans and algorithms I’ve been following Seth Godin and reading his books for many years, but recently two of his …

2017-01-25: Making the Kickstarter video Since I launched it over 3 weeks ago, thousands of people have watched my Kickstarter video, but I …

2017-01-24: Special thanks to @DreamHost for pushing us past $50k in funding with their Kickstarter pledge! More …

2017-01-24: Finally added a note about the stretch goal at the top of the main Micro.blog Kickstarter page. …

2017-01-24: Slack community for Micro.blog is off to a fantastic start. 300+ people and some very interesting …

2017-01-23: Sending a quick update to Kickstarter backers soon about Slack. Still have a long way to go to meet …

2017-01-23: The fight for truth and progress Kevin Hoctor has a great post about staying above name-calling and focusing instead on positive …

2017-01-21: Love the photos of crowds today. Proud of @tracireece and all the marchers across the country, and …

2017-01-20: Microblogging community on Slack Since I launched on Kickstarter, backers have asked if there should be a Slack community to discuss …

2017-01-20: Core Intuition 267 This week on Core Intuition, Daniel and I talk about the halfway point to my Kickstarter campaign, …

2017-01-20: Inauguration day. I plan to ignore the news. Heads down, work toward a better 2017. There’s a …

2017-01-19: Obama: thank you. Class, respect for the office, patience, and humility. You accomplished a lot …

2017-01-19: Thanks to @dotblog for featuring Micro.blog on their web site! I’ve become a big fan of .blog.

2017-01-19: Just hit 1800 backers. 12 days to go. If you’re interested in Micro.blog and the book, now is …

2017-01-17: Check out Connected 125 today for a really good discussion about microblogging and my own …

2017-01-17: Latest Micro.blog feature: Safe Replies, with a special Kickstarter goal to hire a community …

2017-01-16: The premise of the stretch goal: Twitter lost control of the platform because they planned for …

2017-01-16: 2 weeks in today, going to announce a stretch goal for the Kickstarter. Nervous about rocking the …

2017-01-16: Release Notes interview and 2017 conference I was a guest on the latest episode of Release Notes this week. We talk about the Kickstarter launch …

2017-01-16: MLK on Apple.com Apple dedicated their home page to Martin Luther King today with a photo and quote: Commit yourself …

2017-01-15: Webmention is a W3C Recommendation Webmention has been on my radar for a little while, and I mention it in the Indie Microblogging text …

2017-01-14: Key for Micro.blog: it’s a success if more people blog. To provide value it doesn’t need …

2017-01-13: I posted a short video of the Micro.blog iPhone app as a Kickstarter update. This expands on the …

2017-01-13: Lots of ways to resize video, but for some reason I just downloaded Final Cut Pro. Feels like a …

2017-01-13: Pretty excited for the Nintendo Switch. Great to have Zelda at launch and Mario later in the year. …

2017-01-12: App.net is shutting down Dalton Caldwell and Bryan Berg announced the official shutdown of App.net today: In May of 2014, …

2017-01-12: PodSearch This isn’t the first time that David Smith has built something that I kind of wanted to build …

2017-01-12: We posted Core Intuition 266 this morning: Chris Lattner from Apple to Tesla, Medium’s new …

2017-01-12: First day in a while with nothing on my calendar. Editing this week’s Core Int and then plan …

2017-01-10: Kind of wild to listen to those first episodes of Timetable from a year ago. I had already been …

2017-01-10: One year of Timetable I started my microcast Timetable a little over one year ago. I’ve recorded 35 episodes, so …

2017-01-10: Posted episode 35 of my Timetable podcast, with thoughts on the first week launching on Kickstarter …

2017-01-10: Excited that Release Notes is coming back, this time Chicago. Loved the old venue, but it’s …

2017-01-10: I don’t pay attention to Tweet Marker stats much, other than to make sure developers are …

2017-01-09: Kickstarter, first week wrap-up One week down. The launch on Kickstarter is going great. It’s fantastic to see …

2017-01-09: “Only bump in the road will be if iPhone is a closed platform.” — me, 10 years ago today

2017-01-06: Thank you to App.net Even before announcing Micro.blog, I’d get asked about App.net. It may surprise you to hear …

2017-01-06: Maybe good that I’m fighting off a cold and can’t keep up with work. Forced me to slow …

2017-01-05: We posted episode 265 of Core Intuition today, covering my Kickstarter launch. coreint.org/265

2017-01-05: Medium may not last On Monday, I launched my Kickstarter project about independent microblogging, with a focus on owning …

2017-01-03: Sent a Micro.blog project update to Kickstarter backers today. I kind of love that the clock is …

2017-01-03: Kickstarter, day 1 Yesterday morning I woke up early, after not enough sleep, and flipped the switch to launch my …

2017-01-02: Today has been a whirlwind. Thanks so much for your support. It means a lot. I’ll have more to …

2017-01-02: Yesterday's hike with the dogs At St. Edward’s Park.

2017-01-02: This morning I launched the Kickstarter project for Micro.blog. Really happy with the response. …

2017-01-02: 1am, more tweaks to the Kickstarter project. Gotta ship this so I can go back to fixing bugs in the …

2017-01-01: Posted episode 34 of Timetable at timetable.fm, with final thoughts before starting to roll out …

2017-01-01: Kickstarter video work-in-progress Tomorrow I’m launching a Kickstarter campaign for Micro.blog and a short book about blogging …

2017-01-01: Happy New Year! 2016 didn’t go according to plan, but it’s a new day. Finishing up …

2016-12-31: I’ve been MacBook-only for years. Xcode, Logic… all fine. Using Apple’s Motion is …

2016-12-29: Devin “That you are here — that life exists and identity, That the powerful play goes on, and you …

2016-12-26: Microblog auto-link differences One reason I like microblogging on my own web site is that I can control the links and simple …

2016-12-26: Posted a new episode over at timetable.fm about current Micro.blog plans and Kickstarter’s …

2016-12-26: Hope everyone had a great weekend! Yesterday was the first day in forever that I used a computer for …

2016-12-23: For the last Core Int episode of 2016, Daniel and I talk again about Setapp and plans for our 2017 …

2016-12-23: Why I posted to Twitter again Following up on my post about Twitter at 10 years, I decided to mark the actual 10-year anniversary …

2016-12-20: Trail of Lights 50+ years

2016-12-19: GitHub growth problems When first writing about mirroring this blog, there were only 2 places — WordPress.com and GitHub — …

2016-12-19: Mario Run friend codes reminds me of the @wii system I built years ago. The site is still up, but no …

2016-12-19: Trying to hold on to the greatness of Duncan’s ceremony last night, even with the dread of the …

2016-12-19: Thank you Tim Duncan

2016-12-18: Great weekend so far. We saw Rogue One last night and loved it. This evening, in San Antonio to see …

2016-12-16: Posted episode 263 of Core Int, talking about Micro.blog launch plans, software release discipline, …

2016-12-16: This morning’s Timetable turned into a mini review of Mario. You can find it at timetable.fm …

2016-12-15: Finished the 6 worlds in Mario Run but missed many, many coins. Might do a short review on my blog …

2016-12-15: Getting as much code written as possible before Super Mario Run is released today.

2016-12-14: Blue lights for the outside tree

2016-12-14: Dropbox, iCloud, and GitHub on the iPad Federico Viticci has another fantastic long-form essay, this time about using the iPad Pro for a …

2016-12-14: Updated the static copy of my web site on GitHub Pages at mirror.manton.org. Still need to automate …

2016-12-13: Going to the AWBASH tonight. 7pm at Buffalo Billiards.

2016-12-13: New emoji rant: too much detail. The trend to 3x-sized emoji is misguided. They should be the size …

2016-12-13: “Dad, it just makes it seem like you’re trying too hard to be young.”

2016-12-13: Where I post everything My content is all on this blog or linked from it, but if you’re following RSS feeds or Twitter …

2016-12-13: AirPods ready to order. I’ll pass for now. Bluetooth still has downsides to me, and my iPhone …

2016-12-13: Starting the day off with my pre-holiday morning work routine: iced coffee and “My Shot” …

2016-12-12: Worked at the new WeWork location at the Domain this morning. Nice place. Back home and just …

2016-12-11: Now that I’ve been cross-posting Instagram photos to my blog for a while, finally fixed the …

2016-12-10: Next year's Christmas trees At the Elgin Christmas tree farm.

2016-12-09: Apple Maps adds ChargePoint A few of years ago we took a vacation to New York City and Montreal. We were taking the subway so …

2016-12-09: Posted episode 30 of my short podcast, Timetable. Still don’t have a consistent schedule for …

2016-12-09: Fake news as propaganda In yesterday’s essay about Twitter, I also linked to my post on Instagram’s lack of …

2016-12-08: Core Intuition 262 We published episode 262 of Core Intuition today. It’s December already, so we’ve …

2016-12-08: Twitter at 10 years It was 2008 in Chicago, the C4 conference was wrapping up and I shared a cab to the airport with …

2016-12-07: When a project is just days away from being wrapped up, I’m always extra worried that someone …

2016-12-06: Nice to see a new Joel Spolsky blog post. And Anil Dash as Fog Creek CEO! Congrats. Also surprising …

2016-12-05: Campus tour last week University of Texas at Austin.

2016-12-05: Up until 2am last night working on this Kickstarter video. The concept was much too ambitious. …

2016-12-03: Every morning there’s a second after I wake up where I’ve forgotten about Trump. Then …

2016-12-02: I’ve been sitting on a couple finished blog posts this week. Possibly over-thinking the …

2016-12-02: Working from home: tried to record a video yesterday, but the dogs were barking and the cat kept …

2016-12-01: I’ve been recording Timetable for about a year and I’ve never checked my MP3 download …

2016-12-01: Thanks for using Searchpath Today I sent the following email to everyone who has used my web app Searchpath. While I’m …

2016-12-01: We just posted Core Int episode 261. Good mix of business (make $$$$ with the Mac), tech (package …

2016-11-28: Refocusing around Micro.blog As I talked about on Timetable, now that I have the micro.blog domain I get to figure out what to do …

2016-11-28: Excited about Trump’s claim of widespread voter fraud. Next: convince him we should vote again …

2016-11-27: Anything that annoys Trump, I’m in favor of. Protests? Yes. Recount? Yes. Electors confirming …

2016-11-26: We all really enjoyed Moana. I’ve been listening to the soundtrack this week, so it was nice …

2016-11-26: Talkshow.im archives Shutting down a web site correctly isn’t easy. When Talkshow announced they were closing, I …

2016-11-25: This morning I posted a new episode of Timetable, about the .blog registration process and plans for …

2016-11-24: Thanks to our Core Int listeners Yesterday we published episode 260 of Core Intuition. From the show notes: Daniel and Manton …

2016-11-23: Walking around TCU Frog Fountain.

2016-11-22: I bought a new domain name: micro.blog. Big plans.

2016-11-22: Fake news and Instagram Twitter has retweets. Facebook has sharing. But Instagram has no built-in reposting. On Instagram, …

2016-11-21: Excited about .blog, but the rollout has been confusing. I definitely got 2 domains. Not quite sure …

2016-11-21: Fixing AMP When I first wrote about Accelerated Mobile Pages, there wasn’t a true implementation. Now we …

2016-11-21: This weekend an Apple Store genius suggested that an iOS restore would fix our spontaneous iPhone 6S …

2016-11-19: Indie publishing is about control Andy Baio redesigned his blog recently and argued that blogs still matter because of ownership and …

2016-11-18: New episode of my Timetable podcast is up, about why today’s blog post is both rant and …

2016-11-18: Today's social networks are broken Brent Simmons has left Twitter, frustrated with the diminishing value of the service, …

2016-11-18: Leaving Twitter years ago was great because it gave me a new perspective. But it cost me, too. I …

2016-11-18: Good turnout last night at NSDrinking, and a spirited debate about the election and Apple. Helped …

2016-11-17: NSDrinking is on for tonight, 8pm at the Ginger Man. Looking forward to it. I’ve been making a …

2016-11-17: Core Intuition 259 transcript Daniel and I covered a few topics on Core Intuition 259 yesterday, but the closing segment about the …

2016-11-16: Just published Core Int 259 — ”Take A Stand On Something” — about Touché, Dash source, …

2016-11-16: YouTube Red has made watching YouTube much more enjoyable. Bunch of vloggers doing great work. …

2016-11-15: Timetable 27 Today I published a new episode of Timetable. It’s about Apple’s new design book but …

2016-11-15: The first new Apple product after the worst election in my lifetime is a painfully minimal book of …

2016-11-14: Congrats to Daniel Jalkut on releasing Touché, to preview the Touch Bar on any Mac. Always a great …

2016-11-13: Proud to have voted for Hillary I couldn’t sleep. I woke up early the day after the election, thinking about my daughters, and …

2016-11-11: Trump’s win has encouraged some people to act out against women and minorities, yet Trump says …

2016-11-10: When they go low, we go high. I know. But that Obama now has to even shake Trump’s hand after …

2016-11-09: We just published a new Core Intuition, recorded today. The election, Setapp subscriptions, and more …

2016-11-08: Heartbroken trying to explain the election results to my kids. Tired, but staying up until Hillary …

2016-11-08: I only finally got my Hillary yard sign yesterday, but I still take it as a good sign that it has …

2016-11-08: Halfway through election day. Still too much of a nervous wreck to get anything done. If you …

2016-11-08: Election Day

2016-11-06: Pink clouds

2016-11-06: A few days late, finally got Core Intuition edited and published. Episode 257 has more thoughts on …

2016-11-05: Rainy morning at the book festival From the Texas State Capitol.

2016-11-04: Today is the last day for early voting in Texas. Other states also wrapping up today or this …

2016-11-04: No matter what happens, Hillary has run a solid campaign. Great debate performances. Very few …

2016-11-03: USB-C vs. the headphone jack I have no problems with USB-C on the new MacBook Pro. It will be a small headache at the beginning, …

2016-11-01: Talkshow shutting down is another reminder to think about where your microblog-like content lives. …

2016-11-01: I might have doubts about the Mac product line, but overall I like the new MacBooks. The outrage …

2016-10-30: Hotel Emma library At the Pearl.

2016-10-29: Landa Library From the weekend in San Antonio.

2016-10-28: FBI director Comey’s vague letter was, uhm, “extremely careless”. But the risk is …

2016-10-28: Posted episode 256 of Core Intuition, recorded yesterday after the Apple event. We talk about new …

2016-10-27: Touch Bar looks great. But is it better than a full touch screen, or a temporary hack until we get …

2016-10-27: I’ve passed this taco truck near our house about 100 times and finally stopped today for an …

2016-10-25: I’m planning to vote today. Over 30 states allow early voting, and most are open this week.

2016-10-25: NBA regular season starts tonight! We’ve posted a new episode of Technical Foul, wrapping up …

2016-10-22: Table of cubes

2016-10-21: Centralized systems fail sometimes. Don’t forget to write on your own blog. (Posted while …

2016-10-21: Getting excited about the crazy Nintendo Switch design. This is why we love Nintendo. They’d …

2016-10-20: I didn’t get to watch many WNBA games this year, but glad to have caught a great finals game 5 …

2016-10-19: Another strong debate for Hillary. She had some very good, passionate answers on abortion, …

2016-10-19: I published a new episode of Timetable today, about recent distractions and what I’m trying to …

2016-10-19: Workflow update for web APIs Federico Viticci has an overview and examples for the latest Workflow for iOS release, which adds …

2016-10-19: Excited for tonight’s debate. For the last week, Trump has been “preparing” by …

2016-10-18: Redesigning Penn Station Earlier this year I wrote a post about indie podcasting and the mistake of centralized publishing, …

2016-10-18: Please vote early for Hillary. November 8th is going to be a mess. No reason to risk waiting in long …

2016-10-18: Disappointed in Thiel About 2 years ago I read Peter Thiel’s Zero to One while traveling. It quickly became one of …

2016-10-17: Mixed feelings about the iPhone 7 future Federico Viticci published a great review of the iPhone 7 for MacStories last week. He opened with …

2016-10-17: Spent many hours last week completely derailed from normal work. Proud of the writing I did, so it …

2016-10-16: Core Intuition 254 and Kapeli wrap-up On Friday, Daniel and I recorded and published episode 254 of Core Intuition: Daniel and Manton …

2016-10-15: Walking along Lake Creek Trail

2016-10-14: Editing this week’s Core Intuition. We dedicate nearly the full hour to the Kapeli situation …

2016-10-13: Yet more discussion about Kapeli! I need to get back to my real job as a programmer. I think my 2 …

2016-10-12: Kapeli's suspension is a test for Apple Since my post yesterday about what I viewed as the unwarranted smearing of Kapeli’s …

2016-10-11: Kapeli's reputation I’ve been using Dash more and more over the last month, but I realized with all this …

2016-10-11: Kapeli’s story is important and unique from normal app rejections. Not anything because of API …

2016-10-10: We know a lot more about Kapeli’s developer account suspension now. Mistakes on both sides, …

2016-10-10: I’ve had Lin-Manuel Miranda singing “never gonna be president now” stuck in my …

2016-10-10: Oaks from the front porch

2016-10-07: My podcast Timetable is back with a very short episode about doing things for a very long time: …

2016-10-07: Plotted out how I can port this Sinatra app to Rails, and Ember.js to Turbolinks. Not trivial, but …

2016-10-07: Nice day for lunch outside

2016-10-06: I wasn’t sure about subscribing to YouTube Red, but it is so nice not to wait through ads. …

2016-10-06: Apple's control over app hosting High-profile app rejections aren’t as common as they once were, so it’s even more …

2016-10-06: Core Intuition 253 and Google We posted Core Intuition episode 253 this morning. From the show notes: Manton and Daniel discuss …

2016-10-05: Tinkering with CSS on manton.org. Doesn’t make a dime, but it’ll always be my most …

2016-10-05: With Twitter acquisition rumors, I’m encouraged by this: not a question of “if” …

2016-10-05: Four years ago today, I posted my last tweet from @manton on Twitter. Still feels right to let that …

2016-10-04: With a name like Pixel, shouldn’t there be a version of Google’s phone with a screen …

2016-10-04: Apple apologists The hardest transition for fans of Apple Computer from the 1990s is realizing that Apple no longer …

2016-10-04: Hope I don’t jinx it, but I have a good feeling about today. Even though my lazy morning trip …

2016-10-03: Real work on the iPad I only took iOS devices with me to Indianapolis last week for Release Notes. My iPad Pro with smart …

2016-09-30: Back home after a great week in Indianapolis for Release Notes. We published Core Intuition 252 this …

2016-09-28: Great to see the Release Notes conference supporting App Camp For Girls again. Anyone can donate: …

2016-09-26: Ignored the internet and paced in front of the TV while watching the debate. But I shouldn’t …

2016-09-25: Finally saw the new Peanuts movie. Delightfully well-adapted from 2d. Going to complete the animated …

2016-09-23: iTunes on the Mac feels like it has finally turned a corner. Pretty lightweight UI now if you use …

2016-09-22: A reminder for Mac and iOS folks in Austin: NSDrinking is on for tonight. 8pm at Ginger Man. Also …

2016-09-22: Working a little in Apple’s Motion this week. Really impressed with this app. Reminds me of …

2016-09-19: Tuning in to listen to Hillary’s speech today. Great message. How ridiculous is it that we …

2016-09-16: Sports TV networks cut away when a streaker runs on the field, looking for attention. Time to do …

2016-09-16: Paying for web content I subscribe to a lot of web applications for my indie business, from hosting to invoicing and …

2016-09-16: Just posted episode 250 of Core Intuition. Daniel and I talk about iPhone 7 buying decisions, …

2016-09-15: Red flags at the startup Wild yet totally believable story from Penny Kim about how she moved from Texas to California to …

2016-09-10: Rewriting in Rails 5 I’ve been doing Ruby on Rails work again. Although my indie web projects are all Sinatra, I …

2016-09-08: Ten years ago today, I published a podcast episode about San Francisco. I had recorded a bunch of …

2016-09-08: Apple’s vision for the future is wireless audio. Yesterday they also released Beats EP …

2016-09-07: Just posted episode 249 of Core Intuition with our reaction from today’s Apple event. Spoiler: …

2016-09-07: Not convinced by Apple’s spin on Lightning-only audio. But I’m glad they include the …

2016-09-07: Apple Watch series 2 looks like a solid upgrade. I’ll skip this generation, though. Still use …

2016-09-07: Can’t really overstate how big this Mario on iPhone announcement is. I never thought …

2016-09-07: 1 hour until the Apple event. Getting a bunch of server work done as I try to ignore anything …

2016-09-06: Nice to see some data that confirms assumptions about how well the iPhone SE is doing. Top 3 in the …

2016-09-06: Paying for iCloud storage Dan Moren had an article at Macworld last week about the price for iCloud storage. Most iPhone users …

2016-09-06: Long vs. pure App Store names David Smith has an analysis of long names in the App Store, as developers try to understand the …

2016-09-02: App Store cleanup I’m in favor of Apple’s upcoming app store cleanup, as long as they err on the side of …

2016-09-01: Core Intuition 248 This week on Core Intuition, Daniel and I talked about recent Apple news: Daniel and Manton react …

2016-08-31: I still use and recommend GitHub Issues. I use GitHub for all code, so it’s nice to have …

2016-08-31: On this day, last year One year ago today, I posted the first screenshots of Snippets.today for iPhone. I never …

2016-08-31: Supertop podcast Everyone who builds blogging software should have a blog. Everyone who builds podcasting software …

2016-08-30: “Apple follows the law and pays all of the taxes we owe wherever we operate.” …

2016-08-26: Doing a bunch of Bootstrap and Rails work this week, went back to using Dash for quick reference. …

2016-08-26: Core Intuition 247 covers so-called lifestyle businesses, extended vacations, and the challenge of …

2016-08-26: Email archiving with Evernote For a long time, I’ve struggled with having important email archived in one place. I’ve …

2016-08-25: Finally cancelled the cloud backup products I never used, and switched to Arq + Amazon Cloud Drive. …

2016-08-24: NSDrinking is on for tomorrow, 8pm at Radio Coffee & Beer. Come chat about Mac/iOS development …

2016-08-17: We published Core Intuition 246 tonight. Daniel and I talk about vacations and work in the summer, …

2016-08-17: Basecamp 3.2 for iOS has a beautiful “what’s new” page by Jason Zimdars. I love …

2016-08-17: Spurs at the Olympics I’m watching Spain vs. France basketball right now, and later today is Argentina vs. the …

2016-08-16: Mac App Store developer survey DevMate surveyed 679 Mac developers to put together a report on who is using the Mac App Store vs. …

2016-08-16: Dogs barking at 6am, so took the opportunity to wake up early and get a few hours of coding in …

2016-08-13: Amazing double-OT win by Argentina over Brazil. These close games — including USA’s 3-point …

2016-08-12: With her I’m a Hillary Clinton supporter. I was in 2008, I was earlier this year, and absolutely I am …

2016-08-12: Tim Berners-Lee's Solid I’ve written about IPFS before, but Solid (from Tim Berners-Lee himself, among other MIT folks) is …

2016-08-10: AUS/USA basketball game at the Olympics right now shaping up to be a good one. Australia up 5 points …

2016-08-10: Trump’s “2nd amendment people” comment seems like it could blow up much more than …

2016-08-08: Weekend on the lake Lake Livingston.

2016-08-04: Posted Core Intuition 244. Daniel and I talk this week about Twitter verification, content filtering …

2016-08-03: Finished some server consolidation that cut about $100 off my hosting bill compared to a couple …

2016-08-03: Proving Marco's 10-year plan Erik Person wants to prove Marco Arment’s claim that indie success just requires working hard for 10 …

2016-08-02: Taking my time reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Really like the format… If …

2016-08-01: Reloading news web sites multiple times a day, I’ve had to blacklist the New York Times, …

2016-08-01: 1 year indie One year ago, I celebrated my first day without a boss. I had just written 2 weeks of daily blog …

2016-08-01: Lightning headphones in the box John Gruber has an article outlining the 5 (or 6) most likely options for what headphones Apple …

2016-07-30: Reflecting on the convention, Democrats really pulled off an incredible week. Both a progressive …

2016-07-26: Watching the DNC roll call vote, and negativity from the disruptions yesterday are starting to fade …

2016-07-25: Reading a lot of political coverage lately, finally got tired of the New York Times paywall and …

2016-07-25: Only the most hardcore Bernie supporters are at the convention. The delegates on the floor still …

2016-07-25: This is Hillary's week The Democratic National Convention starts today and the latest round of polls are out. …

2016-07-23: An open Twitter starts with the web Dave Winer wants an open alternative to Twitter: I want it to be friendly to Twitter, because as a …

2016-07-21: Core Int 242, Swift, and verified Twitter From the show notes for today’s episode: Manton reacts to negatively to the Swift 3 decision …

2016-07-20: GOP train wreck, day 2 I agree with Dave Winer’s summary of day 2 of the Republican convention: It's one thing to …

2016-07-19: Stunning to watch the GOP convention turn into a mob tonight as Chris Christie spoke. I wonder how …

2016-07-18: GOP convention on TV tonight. I’ll be watching the NBA Summer League final game on ESPN2 …

2016-07-18: Not shocked that Swift classes won’t be subclassable by default. But it underscores Swift’s …

2016-07-18: Backed the new Glif on Kickstarter. Love the idea of multiple tripod mounts. Also some nice shots of …

2016-07-18: Summer co-working I’ve settled into a new work routine this summer at a co-working place. But after working at home …

2016-07-16: Twitter and .blog Dave Winer has a good comment for anyone questioning the web: So when they tell you they know for …

2016-07-14: Pre-announcing Snippets.today Earlier this week I sent an email to subscribers of the announce list for my microblogging project. …

2016-07-14: On the latest Core Int, we talk about Pokémon, building a brand, Mickey Mouse, pre-announcing my …

2016-07-14: I’m sure you can download these games on the Wii’s Virtual Console, but I want the NES …

2016-07-11: Taking the train downtown to work today. Pretty sure if I stayed home I’d be watching ESPN all …

2016-07-11: This photo I took a few months ago is worth a re-post. Happy to have been able to see Tim in the …

2016-07-11: Tim Duncan retiring. One of the all-time greats. And he went out with a strong game: 19 points on …

2016-07-10: Kayaking before sunset

2016-07-10: Pinboard at 7 years Maciej Cegłowski of Pinboard has always been open about his stats for the service. Now, on the 7th …

2016-07-09: Mullenweg on Medium and the open web Matt Mullenweg comments on whether choosing Medium is a good long-term bet: In making the decision …

2016-07-08: Warriors going all-in on “small ball” for next year. Durant might be their tallest …

2016-07-08: It hurts to lose Diaw, Boban, and West. But there is a lot to look forward to for the Spurs. …

2016-07-07: Think I’ll pre-announce my microblog platform before the Kickstarter is ready. If you’re …

2016-07-07: Domain names can always redirect Just noticed this blog post from Fabian Steeg on the value of personal domain names: So the mere …

2016-07-07: Just published Core Intuition episode 240. We talk more about travel, taking a break from coding, …

2016-07-06: Tagging WWDC microblog posts I didn’t post as much as I hoped to during WWDC 2016 — just a couple full posts related to the …

2016-07-06: Building on Jekyll If you were to build a weblog publishing system, would you start from scratch or build on an …

2016-07-06: Rumor that Ray Allen is considering a return to the NBA and that the Spurs are in the top few teams …

2016-07-05: “Sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails.” — FBI Director James Comey. (Not …

2016-07-05: Good news with Pau Gasol, but it’s bittersweet if the Spurs lose both Tim Duncan and Boris …

2016-07-04: Didn’t expect I’d spend July 4th reloading NBA news sites. But after an incredible …

2016-07-04: Kevin Durant to the Warriors. We knew there was a chance, but I’m still surprised. Hopefully …

2016-07-03: Back from camping, catching up on email and basketball news today. We also published episode 10 of …

2016-07-03: Spring pool while camping in west Texas At Balmorhea State Park.

2016-06-29: Core Int 239 is out. We talk about Daniel’s trip, my server problems, iOS 10 betas, and the …

2016-06-27: The only silver lining to having to take a server offline — when a few services depend on it — is …

2016-06-27: I had been ignoring a lingering problem on one of my servers for the last few weeks, and this …

2016-06-25: Lake Travis sailboat From dinner at Lucy’s Fried Chicken on the Lake.

2016-06-23: Busy day. Finished editing Core Intuition this morning but forgot to post it! Episode 238 is out …

2016-06-19: “Records are meant to be broken.” — LeBron James, 3 days ago

2016-06-19: Very excited for game 7. And just in time, a new Technical Foul is up — a quick 20-minute episode on …

2016-06-18: Thought I’d try Xcode 8 with one of my current projects, then quickly reconsidered in the face …

2016-06-18: Podcast thoughts on WWDC I’m back from San Francisco, catching up on everything I missed while traveling. I recorded a …

2016-06-14: Live-streaming all the WWDC sessions is a remarkable improvement. Thanks Apple.

2016-06-14: Wandering around the Financial District to find the Transamerica Redwood Park. Beautiful spot to …

2016-06-14: Recording from San Francisco entirely on iOS didn’t go exactly according to plan, but we …

2016-06-13: Finals, game 5

2016-06-13: Thought I could edit Core Intuition real quick before grabbing lunch and then heading to the game in …

2016-06-13: I would’ve been happy just with the watchOS and macOS (!) changes, so pretty great to see all …

2016-06-13: Big news day already and WWDC hasn’t even started. LinkedIn acquired by Microsoft, Storehouse …

2016-06-12: Beautiful day at The Presidio. I’m here to check out the Pinocchio exhibit at the Walt Disney …

2016-06-10: Only taking my iPad Pro to WWDC I’ll be in San Francisco for WWDC, although as usual in recent years I won’t be staying …

2016-06-10: Most developers hope we get a Siri API, but I’m not sure they agree on what that means. It …

2016-06-10: App maintenance and subscription rejections Jason Snell closed his first take on App Store subscriptions with a question about iPhone app …

2016-06-10: The Iconfactory’s BitCam is so well done. Makes me smile. Don’t forget to scroll through …

2016-06-09: Core Intuition 236 and app subscriptions We published Core Intuition episode 236 today, discussing the recent App Store announcements and a …

2016-06-07: California: don’t forget to vote today. Throughout the primaries I’ve made small ($5) …

2016-06-06: Now that I’ve mastered having an expensive gym membership that I never use, going to move on …

2016-06-03: Just posted Core Intuition 235. I thought we’d skip talking about Swift this week, but we got …

2016-06-03: Tried Luxe yesterday instead of parking downtown for lunch. Worked great. I could get used to …

2016-06-03: Swift server benchmarks Interesting Swift web server article comparing Vapor, which I tested last week, to other web server …

2016-06-02: Finals game 1 tonight! We published Technical Foul episode 7 — ”Regression to the Mean” …

2016-05-30: Core Intuition's 8 years and overselling WWDC It’s 2 weeks before WWDC, which means it was also 8 years ago that we published the first episode of …

2016-05-28: Saint Mary Cathedral Spending the day in downtown Austin for a Rubik’s Cube competition.

2016-05-27: Core Intuition 234 and Vapor We published Core Intuition 234 today, with a follow-up discussion on Swift, working toward software …

2016-05-25: NSDrinking is on for this week, Thursday 8pm at Radio Coffee & Beer. Come join us for a coffee …

2016-05-24: Listening to Timetable Because episodes of Timetable are short (usually just 5 minutes) and because they aren’t …

2016-05-23: Two months since the iPhone SE first shipped, it’s still rarely available in stores and ships …

2016-05-23: Swift and sharp knives David Heinemeier Hansson has a great post today about Ruby’s advanced dynamic features. Some people …

2016-05-20: New Core Int, Technical Foul, and Timetable I somehow recorded 4 podcast episodes this week. We just published episode 233 of Core Intuition, …

2016-05-19: Wanting an open voice assistant platform I’ve owned an Amazon Echo since it first shipped and it’s great. I also use Siri and like it, though …

2016-05-18: Watching the Google I/O keynote. I guess I’ve warmed to the things Google has been working on …

2016-05-15: Apple's mindset on Swift dynamic features I let myself go off into a bit of a Swift rant on the latest Core Intuition. I’ve been doing a lot …

2016-05-14: I’m mostly used to the new Instagram icon. What I’m not used to is the algorithmic …

2016-05-14: Over 50 kinds of root beer

2016-05-14: SE/30 and the Mac Classic I finally read Stephen Hackett’s article over at iMore about using “SE” in Apple …

2016-05-13: Medium subscriptions Glenn Fleishman writes for Six Colors about Medium’s subscription features that will let …

2016-05-12: One more year. #timduncan

2016-05-12: Podcasting lock-in and the lesson from Penn Station When my family was visiting New York City a couple of years ago, we took a train out of Pennsylvania …

2016-05-11: Big news from GitHub today about changing their pricing. Because I’m a tiny company, charging …

2016-05-04: Client work and new podcasts As I mentioned in my wrap-up post about working from libraries, spending so much time commuting all …

2016-04-26: Hiking back from Bull Creek

2016-04-22: My new podcast about... basketball! It used to be that I would stay up until midnight working in Xcode. This year, it’s more …

2016-04-20: Don't give up on WWDC There’s a nice sale going on across several smaller, regional developer conferences right now. I …

2016-04-19: Watched the Q&A with Kawhi on Defensive Player of the Year. Always a great attitude. It’s …

2016-04-19: Apple I history on Connected There was a nice bonus at the end of Connected episode 86: an interview with Henry Ford Museum …

2016-04-19: I love the venue change for Monday during WWDC. Sends a clear message that Apple is trying to …

2016-04-19: Paid search and App Store profit Reacting to a Bloomberg article about Apple adding paid search results in the App Store, John Gruber …

2016-04-18: Libraries for 30 days wrap-up After trying to work from a new coffee shop I had never been to before, every day for 30 days, I …

2016-04-17: Spurs vs. Grizzlies, game 1

2016-04-17: Last of 30 days of libraries, working from the Architecture & Planning Library at UT. Thinking …

2016-04-16: Lion outside Windsor Park Branch

2016-04-16: Taking the Apple Pencil with you One of the best pieces of advice that I never followed very well is that if you want to be a better …

2016-04-16: Checking out Windsor Park Branch on another rainy day in Austin. Love the bronze lion sculpture out …

2016-04-16: I guess the IFTTT channel for ADN was removed in the auth changes, since my cross-posting stopped …

2016-04-15: Siri and Core Intuition 228 We posted episode 228 of Core Intuition this week. From the show notes: Daniel and Manton discuss …

2016-04-15: Working from Terrazas Branch before lunch. I like that many Austin libraries are named in honor of a …

2016-04-15: View source on the decentralized web Brewster Kahle has a post at the Internet Archive about getting back to the “view …

2016-04-14: My commute to find new libraries is getting a little ridiculous. This morning I’m south at …

2016-04-14: Finally working on a project that is all Swift and storyboards, which I’ve long ignored. Feel …

2016-04-13: Switching back and forth between a few NBA games on an amazing night for basketball. Curry hits his …

2016-04-13: Leander Public Library

2016-04-13: It’s a rainy morning in Austin and I’ve headed all the way out to Leander to visit the …

2016-04-12: Bee Cave Public Library

2016-04-12: Doing a little writing from the Bee Cave Public Library at the Hill Country Galleria outdoor …

2016-04-11: Patience and impatience in the tech industry There’s a great line from an iPad Pro article by Ben Brooks, where he’s discussing how …

2016-04-11: Starting the final week of 30 days of libraries with coffee at Seventh Flag, then working from Twin …

2016-04-10: Doll house Little Free Library For the 3rd Sunday in a row, I’ve taken a break from visiting a normal library and instead …

2016-04-10: Sorry it’s a few days late, but Core Intuition 227 is now out. We follow up on the iPhone SE …

2016-04-09: Pond view at Lake Travis Community Library

2016-04-09: Lake Travis Community Library is another beautiful library, with tables to work at inside that …

2016-04-08: Busy day so I’m off my morning routine of getting out of the house to focus on writing. After …

2016-04-07: At the Round Rock Public Library this morning, catching up on email and chat with the iPad Pro …

2016-04-06: Timetable episodes 19 and 20 I published 2 new Timetable episodes this week, with a shared theme around Kickstarter projects. …

2016-04-06: Down on campus to visit PCL as part of 30 days of working from libraries. It’s probably been …

2016-04-05: Finally sat down yesterday to record a video for Kickstarter, which I had been putting off for …

2016-04-05: Over at the University Hills Branch for a short while before lunch. This library seems heavily used, …

2016-04-05: Navigation controllers on the Mac Brent Simmons has a good post about the pros and cons of bringing UIKit to the Mac. On the …

2016-04-04: Sculpture outside Ruiz Branch

2016-04-04: Tickets for Release Notes 2016 I’m registered for the Release Notes conference, coming up later this year in Indianapolis. …

2016-04-04: I’m back southeast to work from Ruiz Branch for the morning. Very nice library, built in 2004, …

2016-04-03: Books rule

2016-04-03: Working from a library on the weekend is a lot more difficult than a quick stop for coffee was. …

2016-04-02: Tesla Model 3 John Gruber, writing about the Tesla Model 3 unveiling: The crowd enthusiasm was palpable. Tesla …

2016-04-02: Had to be south this morning, so working at the Austin Community College library on their Riverside …

2016-04-01: Lately I’ve been carrying the iPad Pro in my hand or under my arm because I don’t have a …

2016-04-01: Coffee shops in Portland Following a similar pattern as my 30 days of coffee shops, my friend Jon Hays has started mapping …

2016-04-01: Found a nice corner on the 2nd floor of the Faulk Central Library to work this morning. It’s …

2016-03-31: Miitomo and Wii Transfer On episode 18 of my Timetable podcast, which I just published this morning, I mention the new …

2016-03-31: Spurs playoff tickets, round 1, game 1: purchased. Very excited for the postseason.

2016-03-31: Working south for a little while at the Manchaca Road Branch. May or may not have picked this …

2016-03-30: “Our overarching goal is to maximize total customer happiness within the bounds of what is …

2016-03-30: Checking out the Pflugerville Public Library and happily surprised at how big it is. Lots of chairs, …

2016-03-30: Such a gloomy morning in Austin, not feeling inspired to venture out to find a new library. Also …

2016-03-30: 512 Pixels on YouTube Stephen Hackett loves old Macs. (And iPhones and iPods and Newtons.) His fascination with old Apple …

2016-03-29: Get one thing done today Natasha the Nomad has a post about prioritizing the “one thing” that has to be finished today, even …

2016-03-29: Working from Laura Bush Community Library

2016-03-29: The drive into the hill country a little was totally worth it to visit Laura Bush Community Library. …

2016-03-28: I haven’t built a new Rails app from scratch in years. The new “Yay! You’re on …

2016-03-28: Podcasts, showing up every week, and why 2.0 succeeds When I went to Open Coffee Club during SXSW week, I met several company founders and investors in …

2016-03-28: I had planned to work downtown today, but it didn’t quite happen. Staying closer to home for …

2016-03-27: Take a book, return a book

2016-03-27: Because all the public libraries were closed for Easter, we walked up to a Little Free Library in …

2016-03-27: 30 days of libraries, week 1 After wrapping up 30 days of new coffee shops, last week I started visiting a library every day to …

2016-03-26: Today’s library stop is the Yarborough Branch, a library converted from a 1960s movie theater. …

2016-03-26: Spent some time this morning experimenting with WordPress comments, Webmention, and Brid.gy. Not …

2016-03-25: Getting press As I mentioned when I first linked to Studio Neat’s Obi project on Kickstarter, I enjoyed the …

2016-03-25: Westbank Community Library

2016-03-25: After a stop for breakfast along 360, visiting the Westbank Community Library in Westlake with the …

2016-03-24: Core Intuition 225 Episode 225 of Core Intuition is out now. We talk about the new iPhone and iPad news from Monday’s …

2016-03-24: Charging my car at the library At the Howson Branch.

2016-03-24: Time to rethink blog comments Twitter has lost some of what made it special for communities 5 years ago. I’ve noticed a few …

2016-03-24: Love that the Howson Branch has electric car charging, powered by solar panels. It’s a fairly …

2016-03-23: Wells Branch Community Library

2016-03-23: At the Old Quarry Branch working for a little while with my iPad Pro and Smart Keyboard. It’s …

2016-03-23: Sticking with the big iPad Pro I’ve been conflicted about which iPad Pro to use ever since the 10-inch rumors started. If both …

2016-03-22: NSDrinking is on for this Thursday, back at the Ginger Man at 8pm. Come have a beer and chat about …

2016-03-22: iPhone SE sales potential John Gruber runs down the list of yesterday’s Apple announcements. On the iPhone SE, he recognizes …

2016-03-22: Working from the North Village Branch this morning. It’s a very nice, new library, with tall …

2016-03-22: After the Brussels attack, reminded that our community is very international. Feel grateful that we …

2016-03-22: Every since I started my blog, I’ve been using <blockquote> but also adding quotes …

2016-03-21: Apple event non-product focus Dan Moren writes for Six Colors about the structure for the 1-hour Apple event today, of which only …

2016-03-21: There wasn’t any doubt, but of course I’ll be pre-ordering the iPhone SE later this …

2016-03-21: Can’t decide if I’m more surprised by the Newton joke or how much time Tim Cook spent …

2016-03-21: Pretty excited for today’s Apple event. Queued it up on the Apple TV while I eat lunch. …

2016-03-21: Working from the Little Walnut Creek Branch this morning. Lots of open tables. If I was designing a …

2016-03-21: Difficult to focus on work in the couple hours leading up to an Apple event. Need to find something …

2016-03-20: While my daughters are at a meeting, checking out Wells Branch Community Library. Again just working …

2016-03-20: Photo blogging follow-up As I’ve written about already, I now post photos to my own site in addition to Instagram. I …

2016-03-20: I’ll be getting the iPhone SE, but still conflicted about the right size iPad. I love the …

2016-03-19: Reading Peter Pan Outside the Cedar Park Public Library.

2016-03-19: What&#039;s next after 30 days of coffee Yesterday I wrapped up my endeavor to visit a new coffee shop every day for a month, making sure it …

2016-03-18: Core Intuition 224 We posted episode 224 of Core Intuition today. From the show notes: "Manton and Daniel discuss …

2016-03-18: At Once Over Coffee Bar for the final stop of 30 days of trying new coffee places. Enjoying an iced …

2016-03-17: Buytaert on the open web Dries Buytaert, founder of Drupal, gave a talk at SXSW this week and wrote a blog post about saving …

2016-03-17: Kind of a gloomy morning in Austin, but nothing that breakfast tacos at Torchy’s on South …

2016-03-16: Almost forgot to blog about today’s coffee. We were out at Lake Georgetown this evening and …

2016-03-15: Lady Bird Lake during SXSW

2016-03-15: SXSW and designing for Apple Watch As I mention on the latest episode of Timetable, I haven’t attended SXSW in several years. I still …

2016-03-15: Might not be downtown again this week, so hitting a bonus coffee shop while I’m nearby. …

2016-03-15: After taking the train downtown for Open Coffee Club, walked along the trail to Alta’s Cafe …

2016-03-14: Blog when you disagree The echo chamber. We only follow people who we already agree with. We only jump on the bandwagon of …

2016-03-14: Braving SXSW traffic to have an iced vanilla latte at Vintage Heart Coffee. 30 days of new coffee …

2016-03-13: If they have something coffee-related on the menu, it counts. Checking out Juiceland with my …

2016-03-12: Beautiful day outside for a stop at Beware Coffee. My son is having the Dr. Pepper float, and …

2016-03-11: Two new episodes We posted episode 223 of Core Intuition today. From the show notes: "Daniel and Manton discuss …

2016-03-11: Ulysses iOS missing Dropbox support After I blogged about Ulysses for Mac, a couple people told me that an iPad version was coming soon …

2016-03-11: Another rainy morning, another trip out for coffee, this time Patika on South Lamar. Crowded since …

2016-03-10: Ignore that it’s hidden behind a gas station. Found the cozy coffee shop Sips Coffee & …

2016-03-09: Very rainy day for the coffee shop commute. Marking the 14th anniversary of this weblog with a visit …

2016-03-08: Apple Pencil and sequential art tech reviews Serenity Caldwell has a fantastic, hand-drawn review of the Apple Pencil for iMore. It reminds me of …

2016-03-08: Today’s stop for coffee and a little coding is Fat Cats: Organic Coffee & Desserts. Their …

2016-03-08: Blogging your photos Colin Devroe started microblogging on his own site, with separate sections for statuses and photos: …

2016-03-07: Comics and prints for the kids from Staple! Expo

2016-03-07: A little off my morning routine today, so working this afternoon from Kick Butt Coffee. Cool place …

2016-03-06: This morning’s coffee is from the Elixer coffee truck. Usually at Mueller, but parked this …

2016-03-05: Grabbing a quick breakfast and coffee at Cherrywood Coffeehouse before heading over to Staple! Expo …

2016-03-04: On this week’s Core Int, we talk about the routine of coffee shops, productivity, …

2016-03-04: Slow transitions in watchOS Much has been made of the Apple Watch not being fast enough. It’s too slow for full iPhone-like …

2016-03-04: Trying Stinson’s Bistro in Rosedale this morning. This area sure has some nice coffee shops. …

2016-03-03: Tempted by the Amazon Dot. We’ve had the Echo for a while and use it all the time. Because …

2016-03-03: The evolution of linkblogging In my posts about defining what makes a microblog post and guidelines for RSS, I talked a little …

2016-03-03: I’ve been trying a lot of new coffee drinks on this 30 days 30 new coffee shops experiment. An …

2016-03-02: Concerned about user-generated content On the latest Under the Radar podcast, Marco Arment and David Smith talk about ways to make your app …

2016-03-02: Still discovering new coffee shops that I’ve probably driven by many times and never noticed. …

2016-03-01: Essays vs. microblog posts (and the microcast) Starting back in September 2014, I added microblog posts to this site. These are defined as short …

2016-03-01: Electric Beetle As I’ve written about here, I have a Nissan Leaf and it’s the best car I’ve ever owned. When the …

2016-03-01: Just a little east of downtown this morning for a coffee at Wright Bros. Brew & Brew. If …

2016-02-29: Happy leap day! I just posted episode 15 of Timetable. On this episode, I focus on… well, …

2016-02-29: The Ringer will use Medium Bill Simmons announced on his podcast last week that his new media site The Ringer will use Medium. …

2016-02-29: Sitting outside with Damon at Seventh Flag, having an iced coffee and breakfast tacos. Also updated …

2016-02-28: Apple Watch is slow... for now Dan Moren wrote an essay for Six Colors last week about why slowness is such a problem for the Apple …

2016-02-28: It’s a good morning for donuts, beignets, and kolaches with the family at Angel Donuts & …

2016-02-27: Published episode 14 of Timetable today, about writing a few blog posts while out at the coffee shop …

2016-02-27: Is this even possible? When I tell people that I’ve started going to a new coffee shop every day for a month — and …

2016-02-27: Back in Round Rock to check out Lamppost Coffee. While they’re making my iced coffee, we chat …

2016-02-26: iPhone SE (no 5) Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac reports that the new 4-inch iPhone will be called simply “iPhone SE”, not …

2016-02-26: Starting to expand my coffee shop list with new recommendations, like today’s stop: San …

2016-02-25: NSDrinking is at Radio Coffee & Beer tonight, 8pm. Reminder that anyone’s welcome. Nice …

2016-02-25: Having a cappuccino at Cups & Cones. Very family-friendly this morning, with a music/storytime …

2016-02-24: If you’re wondering what all these coffee posts are about, don’t worry. Maybe it’s …

2016-02-24: New coffee shops, week 1 I’ve now wrapped up the first week of my attempt to visit a new coffee shop I’ve never been to, …

2016-02-24: Went to Dazzle Coffee today. Reminds me a lot of Dutch Bros. Coffee, which we fell in love with on a …

2016-02-24: Dave Winer on Instant Articles Maybe I misjudged Facebook’s Instant articles. Dave Winer is a supporter, because it builds on RSS: …

2016-02-23: App review for the fast web Facebook continues to roll out their Instant Articles format to more publishers. It’s now available …

2016-02-23: Still trying to get into a routine with my new podcast, Timetable. Today’s episode is just …

2016-02-23: Another day, another new coffee place I’ve never been to. Trying the iced toddy at Pacha and …

2016-02-22: Walking around the UT Tower

2016-02-22: This morning, having a cappuccino and breakfast taco at Star Coffee Texas in Round Rock. Feels like …

2016-02-21: Weather outside isn’t great, but nevertheless had a nice drive down 360 to check out Lola …

2016-02-20: I was down on campus anyway with my daughter, so we’re trying the BarleyBean for today’s …

2016-02-20: Installed my first Let’s Encrypt SSL cert. Haven’t even automated everything so that …

2016-02-19: New coffee shop, day 2: Summer Moon near the Domain. A little crowded today, but lucked out with a …

2016-02-19: Core Intuition 220 On this week’s Core Int: "Daniel orders a Brother, Apple defies the FBI, Manton continues to …

2016-02-18: When traveling, it’s always fun to discover new coffee shops. But what about in our own city? …

2016-02-17: Posted a new episode over at timetable.fm about music for a Kickstarter video.

2016-02-17: Back from a very quick trip to Oregon for a meeting. Still smiling at overhearing this in a Portland …

2016-02-13: Ginger in the backyard

2016-02-12: New printers, Kickstarter, sticking to commitments, and having an authentic voice in tweets and …

2016-02-12: iCloud is too opaque Last night, Federico Viticci tweeted that he lost a draft blog post he was working on because of an …

2016-02-11: Feeling well enough to record a podcast, I published episode 11 of Timetable today. I talk about why …

2016-02-11: Typed.com progress updates The folks at Realmac have been blogging about their progress with Typed.com, a new blogging platform …

2016-02-10: Have a lot to do, still not feeling well, and don’t want to leave the house. Trying Instacart.

2016-02-10: River5 and twtxt Two new microblog-related services have launched. This week, Dave Winer announced River5: “So I …

2016-02-10: Algorithmic timeline now rolling out Dan Moren reports that Twitter is rolling out their algorithmic timeline, where tweets aren’t …

2016-02-09: A couple folks have asked me if I will have a Slack channel for my new app. Thinking about this …

2016-02-09: Slowly getting back into work after being sick for a couple days. Also took a break from the new …

2016-02-07: Charles Perry&#039;s microblog Charles Perry has started a microblog. On the balance of what he should post to Twitter and what he …

2016-02-05: Enjoyed the CocoaConf podcast with Brent Simmons. Life before the App Store: “It was fun! We …

2016-02-05: Discovered @electionpunkass on Twitter. Nice commentary! Someone tell Daniel to start a blog. I know …

2016-02-05: I have years of journals in Day One, but it wasn’t in my routine lately. Back into it. As I …

2016-02-05: Introduced more bugs in my cross-posting logic. This is one of those rare pieces of code that …

2016-02-05: Core Intuition 218 On this week’s Core Intuition: “Manton and Daniel talk about Apple’s current and future stock …

2016-02-04: Found an old EC2 instance and couple EBS volumes to delete, to trim my AWS monthly bill. Really just …

2016-02-04: The new Day One release reminded me I’ve wanted to import some entries from our Europe …

2016-02-03: Cute release notes Ben Brooks takes on the trend of cute stories inside of release notes: “With disturbingly …

2016-02-03: Good progress this morning, finishing some work I had been putting off with the GitHub API, and …

2016-02-02: Microphone and microcast details A few weeks ago I started a new short-form podcast called Timetable. Each episode is 3-5 minutes. It …

2016-02-01: Posted episode 10 of Timetable. Recorded and edited with Ferrite, except for MP3 conversion. Still …

2016-02-01: Some people say you shouldn’t mix personal and business blogs, but I do it anyway. I’ve …

2016-02-01: I&#039;m supporting Hillary, again As Iowa kicks off the election today, I thought I’d offer my 2 cents on the campaign. I’m a …

2016-01-29: Just published episode 9 of Timetable, following up on the iPhone app and what the Kickstarter is …

2016-01-29: Core Intuition 217 is a big episode: releasing updates, App Store rejections, handling trials, and …

2016-01-29: Getting some really good feedback on the new app. Lots to do! Sometimes I wonder if I’ll ever …

2016-01-29: Micropub and the quiet IndieWebCamp revolution There’s new activity at the W3C around independent blogging, with new proposals recently posted as …

2016-01-28: Parse shutting down Bad news from the Parse team at Facebook today: “We have a difficult announcement to make. …

2016-01-28: “Apple has also been testing versions of the 9.7-inch iPad panel that are compatible with the …

2016-01-28: Fixed more bugs in my new cross-posting code. The code already probably needs to be …

2016-01-28: Apple says macOS Nice observation by Jason Snell from the Apple quarterly report conference call: “It probably means …

2016-01-27: Panic 2015 updates There’s a lot of great stuff in Panic’s 2015 report, but I’m especially struck with how well they …

2016-01-26: Matt Gemmell on Twitter ads Matt Gemmell has started including shorter posts on his blog. Today he writes about Twitter’s …

2016-01-26: Inline links in microblog posts When I was first trying to figure out how my microblog posts should look, I was thinking more like …

2016-01-26: iPhone 5se sleep button Zac Hall of 9to5Mac follows up with a new leaked photo after the latest iPhone 5se news. It seems …

2016-01-26: For the last couple years, I’ve ignored Apple changing to lowercase on the 4S, 5S, and 5C. …

2016-01-26: Tim Cook, Swift, and the return of blogs Rob Rhyne wrote an essay last week that caught my attention, on Tim Cook and the incredible pace of …

2016-01-25: Worked on emoji issues in MySQL today (hi again, utf8mb4!). Should’ve had this right earlier, …

2016-01-25: Tried something new for episode 8 of my Timetable microcast this morning, recording in 3 quick …

2016-01-25: Fin and split-view for Apple TV Joe Cieplinski ported his iPhone timer app Fin to the Apple TV: “Three weeks of spare hours here …

2016-01-25: Long-form writing as a filter Soroush Khanlou, looking for more new blogs to read, makes a great point that the process of …

2016-01-25: Feels like we’ve been waiting all season for this: Spurs at Golden State tonight. Warriors …

2016-01-24: iPhone 5SE Mark Gurman reveals at 9to5Mac that the new phone I’ve been waiting for will be called the 5SE: …

2016-01-23: New SSD for the iMac In the most recent Six Colors subscriber magazine, Jason Snell talks about adding an SSD to his Mac …

2016-01-22: That app rejection resolved itself very quickly. In the time it took to record a podcast and leave a …

2016-01-22: Posted a new episode over at timetable.fm, talking about being distracted with backups and my iOS …

2016-01-22: New app rejected because I have paid web subscriptions but don’t use IAP. Sigh. Thought I …

2016-01-21: We just posted episode 216 of Core Intuition: the Shush app rename, trademarks, business blogs, and …

2016-01-21: iPad thoughts for 2016 Over the holidays, or while on any vacation, I usually use iOS more often than my Mac. It’s …

2016-01-21: Deployed my new cross-posting code, with better links and smart truncation. Making this post too …

2016-01-21: More good coffee shops starting to pop up in northwest Austin. Working from the new Two Hands Coffee …

2016-01-21: Finally trying Ulysses I’m finally trying Ulysses. After posting about how I write blog drafts, a reader pointed out that …

2016-01-20: Not happy with IFTTT for cross-posting, because of poor truncation and obscured links. Working on a …

2016-01-20: Ignoring follower counts I’ve said before that there’s something about the 140-character limit that brings out …

2016-01-19: Sound Off and AlterConf When I blogged about Brent Simmons’s list of women bloggers, I said that we need more …

2016-01-19: Some thoughts about basketball and Kickstarter on episode 6 of my new short-form podcast, Timetable.

2016-01-19: Had to run to the dentist right after posting to my blog, so now catching up on some Twitter …

2016-01-19: Here&#039;s a Twitter feed Whenever someone says “I don’t read RSS”, I actually hear “I don’t …

2016-01-17: Lightweight universal apps When the iPad first shipped, many developers embraced completely separate apps for iPhone and iPad. …

2016-01-17: Submitted a new app to Apple for review this morning. Not sure when it will be released yet, but …

2016-01-16: iAd setback I was confused at first by Apple’s iAd announcement to developers. I read it as iAd completely …

2016-01-15: Silos as shortcuts As a follow-up on Twitter and links, I want to point to this great post from Rian Van Der Merwe …

2016-01-15: Core Intuition 215 On this week’s Core Intuition, Daniel and I start with a recap of Daniel’s time at the …

2016-01-15: Disappointed in ticket prices for the Warriors game in San Antonio in March. We’ve already …

2016-01-14: Ended up cancelling Gauges. No complaints, it served me well for 2 years. I exported the most …

2016-01-14: Now that I’m using Jetpack for most of my WordPress sites, I’m tempted to just stick …

2016-01-14: Twitter and the cost of links Federico Viticci covers the news that Twitter will expand from 140 characters to 10,000, nicknaming …

2016-01-13: Finished writing up some more thoughts on the Twitter 10k-character length change, for posting to my …

2016-01-13: A8 or A9 for the iPhone 6C I’ve talked about my hope for a new 4-inch iPhone several times on Core Intuition, and a few …

2016-01-13: I love Matt Mullenweg’s long tradition of blogging each year on his birthday, with a look back …

2016-01-13: Remember last week when I said I wouldn’t register any new domains? Well, decided to grab …

2016-01-13: Timetable episode 5 I just published episode 5 of my new short-format podcast, Timetable. I’m having a lot of fun …

2016-01-12: Looks like old Yfrog and Twitvid URLs are broken, and some Twitpic ones too. I thought Twitter would …

2016-01-12: Starting to get some nice feedback on my new podcast. People like “microcast”, too. …

2016-01-11: Posted another episode of my new Timetable podcast. Realizing now that the short format will allow …

2016-01-11: New podcast: Timetable I’m launching a new podcast today. For a while I’ve felt like there could be something …

2016-01-11: I’ve been experimenting with starting a new podcast. I’ve recorded 4 episodes now, so …

2016-01-11: Dave on short blog posts Dave Winer gives 3 reasons why you should be posting short items to your blog, including: "Maybe …

2016-01-09: WordPress drafts workflow Since moving to WordPress, I haven’t changed much with how I write blog posts. But there are …

2016-01-08: Excited about the first episode of Canvas, a new Relay FM show from Federico Viticci and Fraser …

2016-01-08: Trying to update my iPhone 4S from iOS 7 to 8, so it’s still useful as a test device. Not easy …

2016-01-07: Core Intuition in 2016 The first Core Intuition episode of 2016 is out. We talk about Twitter’s potential …

2016-01-07: Spending more time with the audio editor Ferrite. It’s one of the most impressive iPad apps …

2016-01-06: Not a good start to the day. I’ve been preoccupied and frustrated by this Twitter 10k news, …

2016-01-06: DNS consolidation Feels like years in the making, but I’ve finally moved all my domain names to a single …

2016-01-05: Twitter&#039;s 10k limit First, Twitter experimented with changing the timeline, so it’s not strictly …

2016-01-05: Lighter, faster mobile web Speaking of the health of the open web, Maciej Cegłowski gave a talk on web page bloat at the Web …

2016-01-05: Created a new WordPress blog for something today. Going to be tinkering with it throughout the week …

2016-01-05: Switched to only drinking tea over the holidays. Today’s the first day with the kids back to …

2016-01-05: Hyperlinks and saving the web Hossein Derakhshan spent 6 years in jail in Iran because of his blog. Now, with the clarity of …

2016-01-04: Noticed that LongPosts.com is gone. I only had one meaningful post there, so I’ve moved it …

2016-01-04: Increasingly frustrated to type on the iPad Pro. The software keyboard changes depending on whether …

2016-01-04: Apple Watch still pretty great Stephen Hackett posted an Apple Watch follow-up recently. He has mostly stopped wearing it: "The …

2016-01-03: I’ve been working on the first few posts for 2016, and stumbled into a bit of nostalgia …

2015-12-31: Happy New Year! We just posted episode 213 of Core Intuition.

2015-12-30: Star Wars seems a good time to get back into comics. Browsed around in Comixology and also picked up …

2015-12-24: Just in time for the holidays, we posted Core Intuition 212. Daniel and I talk about the iTunes …

2015-12-21: Lowline Park Nice write-up at The Verge on the proposed Lowline Park, an underground park built in an old trolley …

2015-12-21: Finally saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens yesterday, and woke up today still thinking about it. Very …

2015-12-18: Went in to Honda service for a simple oil change and slow tire leak. They quickly added other …

2015-12-18: Core Intuition 211 and fallback plans Today on Core Intuition, Daniel and I talk about my time at the tvOS Tech Talk and the recent …

2015-12-17: Phil Schiller and the App Store Apple announced some leadership changes today, including that Phil Schiller will now lead the App …

2015-12-17: One day Apple will make “Processing” an uploaded iOS build faster. Can’t wait.

2015-12-16: Forgot to watch the Republican debate last night, and now that I’ve reviewed a few of the …

2015-12-14: Decided to bring my iPad Mini to the tvOS Tech Talk today instead of the iPad Pro. Just much more …

2015-12-12: Core Intuition 210 On the latest Core Intuition, we talk about open source Swift, it’s potential for web server …

2015-12-12: Christmas tree shopping day. Good excuse to test whether emoji works in my microblogging tools. 🎄

2015-12-11: Thinking about starting an “iPad Pro work day” where I use the iPad Pro exclusively all …

2015-12-10: Just noticed the completely redesigned dashboard over at Parse.com. Looks really good.

2015-12-10: Lots to work on and finish today. Started the morning with breakfast tacos and coffee, hoping to …

2015-12-08: Still a “maybe”, but sounds like March for an iPhone 6C according to 9to5mac.com.

2015-12-08: Missed the U2 concert last night, so put the replay from HBO on in the background while I work …

2015-12-08: Nice that the new iPhone 6S case charges via Lightning and displays the battery percentage in iOS, …

2015-12-07: ESPN sidebar microblog I like what ESPN is doing in the sidebar on their NBA scores page. It’s a timeline of both …

2015-12-06: Last night&#039;s Spurs game

2015-12-06: Riverwalk at the King William district

2015-12-04: WordPress podcast and Calypso I’ve become quite the fan of WordPress and Automattic over the last year, since finally …

2015-12-03: Swift and Core Intuition 209 Like many developers, I’ve spent the morning looking over the Swift open source release. I …

2015-12-03: Happy to see more rumors of a new 4-inch iPhone over at MacRumors.

2015-12-02: I knew it was December, but didn’t really hit me until today that months have gone by without …

2015-12-02: Getting ready to record another episode of Core Intuition. You can bet we’ll be talking about …

2015-12-02: Too late to save the MAS? You’ve probably heard the news about Sketch. I found this section of their announcement the …

2015-12-01: It’s time to stop giving Apple a pass on this Lightning audio cable rumor. Seems very …

2015-11-30: Annoyed going back to Photoshop for some iPhone mockups, after a few months exclusively using Sketch …

2015-11-30: Apple Pencil, for real As we talk about on Core Intuition episode 208, I finally got an Apple Pencil. It’s great. My …

2015-11-30: So many people have created a /now page, there’s a new site at nownownow.com with author …

2015-11-25: Oak Alley Plantation

2015-11-24: St. Charles Line streetcar

2015-11-23: Audubon Zoo

2015-11-20: Still can’t believe that crazy Clippers/Warriors game last night. But somewhere in there is …

2015-11-19: A diverse community through writing I read a lot of weblogs. RSS is a great way to keep up with sites that update infrequently, or that …

2015-11-17: Six Colors and the iPad Pro Jason Snell has posted his initial thoughts on using the iPad Pro: "What the past few days have …

2015-11-17: I haven’t seen Adele’s When We Were Young show up on Apple Music yet, so I used Audio …

2015-11-17: Blips microblog Jussi Pekonen has relaunched his weblog, with a new focus on microblogging: "I want to own all …

2015-11-15: Wrote for a while today on the iPad Pro (using the software keyboard, typing with 4 fingers like …

2015-11-14: Great video from Studio Neat showing how they make each Apple TV remote stand: …

2015-11-14: Stopped by the Apple Store this morning to try out the Pencil. It’s incredibly good. Sounds …

2015-11-14: Core Intuition 206 Yesterday we published episode 206 of Core Intuition. From the show notes: "Daniel returns from …

2015-11-13: Developing for the iPad Pro Let’s start with a quote from the MacStories review by Federico Viticci: "For developers, …

2015-11-13: 4-inch iPhone rumors In the spirit of replying to podcast topics with blog posts, I have some comments after listening to …

2015-11-12: New morning routine: make coffee, then check the Apple Pencil page for in-store availability. I bet …

2015-11-11: The incomplete iPad Pro I ordered my iPad Pro online and picked it up in the store today. My excitement for this device is …

2015-11-09: “I’m not used to having 10 points.” — LaMarcus Aldridge and the future of the …

2015-11-09: Stars vs. hearts and Twitter&#039;s decline In an essay about Twitter written in 2014, Ben Thompson described why he believed in the service: …

2015-11-06: On today’s Core Intuition, Daniel and I talk about public speaking, being inspired by Mac …

2015-11-06: Found via Paul Kafasis, REI is closing for Black Friday to encourage their employees to spend time …

2015-11-04: Going to drive downtown for lunch and a meeting today, so ready to queue up the first episode of …

2015-11-03: Changing stars to hearts seems like something to do when you’ve run out of new ideas. Maybe …

2015-11-03: Looks like a great new product: 1Password for Teams. Makes a lot of sense for the AgileBits folks to …

2015-11-03: RSS for microblogs RSS is solid. It’s lasted a long time with very few changes, and forms the foundation for …

2015-11-02: Over 2 years ago I backed the movie Anomalisa on Kickstarter. Today the trailer is out, and …

2015-11-02: Daniel Jalkut has a nice MarsEdit “quick post” script on the Red Sweater blog. Great for …

2015-11-02: Accelerated Mobile Pages from Google The project technical overview for AMP has the goals and basic info. In a nutshell, the new format …

2015-11-01: Lantana

2015-10-31: Apps on the new Apple TV We’ve had fun since Friday exploring the App Store on the Apple TV. There are a lot of …

2015-10-30: The now page Last week, Derek Sivers had a great idea. We’re constantly writing about the things we care …

2015-10-30: Pouring rain in Austin, and worse elsewhere in central Texas. Hope folks are staying safe on the …

2015-10-29: When working with someone, the difference between asking for something and telling them to do …

2015-10-29: Medium.com updates Ev Williams announced a batch of new Medium features recently: "There’s always another level. …

2015-10-28: Gravity and the App Store Dan Moren, writing at Six Colors about the rejected app Gravity: "Really, what Apple needs is a …

2015-10-26: Release Notes 2015 The best blog posts we write are as much for ourselves as for our readers. That’s one of the …

2015-10-25: Indianapolis Union Station

2015-10-22: Myke Hurley at Release Notes

2015-10-21: A great developer can come from anywhere It’s March 2009, the height of SXSW in Austin before the conference gets too big for itself. …

2015-10-16: Core Intuition 202 and Thoroughly Considered (and stickers!) We posted episode 202 of Core Intuition yesterday. This was a fun episode because we didn’t …

2015-10-12: Monday morning. 1) Wake up and have breakfast. 2) Make coffee. 3) Delete __nullable from any …

2015-10-09: Caught the first Spurs preseason game last night on NBA League Pass (via a VPN tunnel, because of …

2015-10-09: Core Intuition 201 Today we published episode 201 of Core Intuition. From the show notes: "Daniel and Manton discuss …

2015-10-07: Scott Knaster visits the Steve Jobs movie office Scott Knaster blogged about his day advising the crew of the new Steve Jobs movie: "Every room had …

2015-10-07: Finished reading The Martian. I had picked it up a couple months ago but didn’t get far, so …

2015-10-05: Jack Dorsey to lead Twitter again Three years ago today I posted my last personal tweet. That time and distance away from mainstream …

2015-10-05: Took my daughter to see The Iron Giant: Signature Edition in the movie theater yesterday. It …

2015-10-02: The new iTunes Connect redesign really is quite a nice improvement. Good work, Apple.

2015-10-02: Core Int 200 with Marco Last night we published our 200th episode of Core Intuition. To mark the milestone, Daniel and I …

2015-10-01: We recorded episode 200 of Core Intuition yesterday with a special guest. Should be posted later …

2015-09-28: The Lightbox In 1999, I started a link weblog to collect news about animated films. I updated it for a few years, …

2015-09-28: iAd hypocrisy I was looking for a different old post in my archives, and stumbled on this one: “I hope iAd …

2015-09-27: Sitting out on the front porch with the kids for the lunar eclipse. Great view of the moon.

2015-09-26: Added a 3D Touch quick action to my in-progress iOS app. Almost makes me want to actually order an …

2015-09-25: This week’s Core Intuition is out with a discussion about new and old iPhones, the latest …

2015-09-24: I probably shouldn’t have started installing watchOS 2.0 right before needing to leave the …

2015-09-24: Looking forward to NSDrinking tonight, 8pm at Radio Coffee & Beer.

2015-09-23: Instagram hits 400 million users From Graham Spencer at MacStories, commenting on the latest Instagram numbers and that the service …

2015-09-20: Complete mirror of this blog I’ve been blogging here for 13 years. If you take any random post from that first year, the …

2015-09-19: Steve Jobs and ET I watched two documentaries last week. The first was “Steve Jobs: The Man in the …

2015-09-19: Peace, indies, and the App Store You’ve probably heard that Marco Arment has pulled his content-blocking app Peace from the App …

2015-09-18: Core Intuition and ATP this week On this week’s Core Intuition, Daniel and I spend the whole show talking about the Apple TV. …

2015-09-18: Wrap-up thoughts on the TV web I’m going to mostly let John Gruber have the last word on the Apple TV vs. the web debate, …

2015-09-18: Expecting two packages today: the new Apple TV, and my new iPhone 5S (32 GB, space gray).

2015-09-17: 2015, the year that web server logs mattered again. Can’t trust the numbers from Google …

2015-09-17: I put Ghostery on my Mac. Only problem so far is I must have been a little aggressive about enabling …

2015-09-17: I very rarely file bug reports with Apple, but I did write up a quick one for WebKit on tvOS. Radar …

2015-09-17: Peace for the web I haven’t paid too much attention to ad blocking until this week, even though I had been …

2015-09-16: The web without HTML On Twitter, Alex Fajkowski responded to my blog post about tvOS with this: "They have access to the …

2015-09-16: The new A8-based iPod Touch would be my ideal phone if it had cellular. Maybe a 6C will still happen …

2015-09-16: Evan Williams on indie web sites From a rough transcript of an interview with Evan Williams: "The idea won’t be to start a website. …

2015-09-15: Every device needs the web In a widely-linked post to Medium, Daniel Pasco writes about the problem of not having WebKit …

2015-09-15: Glen Keane drawing in 3D Here’s a wonderful video of Glen Keane drawing with VR goggles. I’ve been watching and …

2015-09-11: Web history and IPFS Dave Winer on the continued disappearance of old web sites: "I've tried to sound the alarms. Every …

2015-09-10: Recorded right after yesterday’s Apple event, Core Intuition 197 is now out. Our reaction to …

2015-09-09: Apple’s hitting their stride now. Two brand new development platforms in a year. I’ve …

2015-09-09: No last-minute predictions for me. I’m mostly curious at this point about the pressure on the …

2015-09-08: Marco&#039;s mic review and the quality trade-off Marco’s review of his favorite microphones is comprehensive. You can’t go wrong by …

2015-09-08: Podcast interviews and the new Riverfold I was interviewed for two podcasts recently. The first is the CocoaConf Podcast. Daniel Steinberg …

2015-09-06: Looking for a train in Scott

2015-09-04: Sometimes I forget I’m not a full-time blogger. Accidentally spent all morning writing instead …

2015-09-04: On the latest Core Intuition, we preview the September 9th Apple event with a discussion of new …

2015-09-04: Watch form over function Everyone’s thinking the same thing: Samsung’s new smartwatch looks significantly better …

2015-09-03: Doubt, part 2 The flip side to the optimism of my last post is the hard reality that sometimes the doubt is …

2015-09-03: Sad to notice that the First & 20 web site appears to be gone. It’s still preserved on …

2015-09-02: Ordered a couple of those Amazon Dash buttons (for coffee and ziplock bags) because the launch deal …

2015-09-01: Finished writing a basic XML-RPC parser this morning. I forgot how verbose that format is. …

2015-08-31: I bought the DVD months ago, but finally set aside some time yesterday to watch Ghibli’s The …

2015-08-31: Doubt, with screenshots My good friend and Core Intuition co-host Daniel Jalkut isn’t convinced. After we recorded …

2015-08-29: Added push notifications to the new iPhone app. Still kind of feels like magic when all of that …

2015-08-29: We’re nearing episode 200… New episode of Core Intuition out this week, talking about …

2015-08-27: Startup life and Medium Pretty hilarious guide to San Francisco startup life from Padlet on Medium. Here’s just one …

2015-08-25: Rediscovered using the Safari web inspector to debug a UIWebView running in an iPhone app. So …

2015-08-24: NSDrinking is on for this Thursday 8pm, back indoors for the summer at the Ginger Man. Hope to see …

2015-08-21: Really wish I could use TestFlight for Xcode 7 / iOS 9 builds. I like having Fabric around for daily …

2015-08-21: On this week’s Core Intuition, we talk about my trip to Europe, working while on vacation, the …

2015-08-20: Acorn 5 Flying Meat’s Acorn 5 is out. I’ve been using the beta for a while and it’s a …

2015-08-19: Built a documentation site for my new project this morning, powered by Jekyll. I’m either …

2015-08-18: Relay FM&#039;s first year Casey Liss summarizes the excellent first year of new podcast network Relay FM: "Last year, I was …

2015-08-17: Once again struggled for hours getting something very simple to work in Ember.js. Finally solved it, …

2015-08-17: Remember when I said yesterday that I had adopted some Swift shared code to use in my app and it was …

2015-08-16: I still don’t think Swift is for me, but I integrated some open source Swift code into the app …

2015-08-14: I will return to Twitter when... As I’m catching up on some news, two posts today about Twitter caught me eye. First, very big …

2015-08-14: Back from Europe After blogging every day for a couple weeks at the end of July, I decided to take a break while my …

2015-08-10: Maybe when most American families visit France, they don’t spend the first full day at …

2015-08-04: Riposte push server crowdfunding Back in April, the App.net app Riposte was removed from sale. Riposte wasn’t just the best …

2015-08-03: Starting over “Am I always starting over In a brand new story? Am I always back at one After all I’ve …

2015-08-01: You know leaving a job is for real when they disable your email account.

2015-07-31: Two weeks notice: unfinished work Three weeks ago I had about a dozen open Jira tickets. Today, my last day with the company, most of …

2015-07-31: Two weeks notice: Core Int 192 Continuing from last week’s Core Intuition, today Daniel and I talk more about how things are going …

2015-07-31: Terrible wi-fi again. I don’t usually notice, but then try to upload a 20 MB file and it wants …

2015-07-30: Two weeks notice: health insurance I mentioned in my first post in this series that I need to figure out healthcare for my family now …

2015-07-30: I published the 1000th post to my blog this morning. After 13 years, seems like there should be …

2015-07-30: Floyd Norman’s sketch of Steve Jobs Disney Legend Floyd Norman has an excellent blog, usually recollecting on the early days of the Walt …

2015-07-29: NeXTEVNT and Song of the Sea WWDC 2015 now feels like it took place in the distant past, not a month ago. For the last few years …

2015-07-29: Two weeks notice: accounting Bookkeepers, accountants, lawyers… I should get one of those at some point. Instead I seem to …

2015-07-28: Two weeks notice: press reviews I need to set aside some time to contact folks in the press about my new project. I can tell just …

2015-07-28: After installing the latest El Capitan beta, went a few hours this morning without realizing that …

2015-07-27: It’s so tempting when learning a new framework to give up and do things the wrong way, just to …

2015-07-27: I get so used to fast, reliable wi-fi that when everything breaks down it’s much more …

2015-07-27: Two weeks notice: final pull request With just 5 days left at my regular job, it’s time to get serious about wrapping up my work. I …

2015-07-25: Two weeks notice: moving too fast For the first time in weeks, we had nothing going on this morning and could sleep in. After a late …

2015-07-24: Discovered today that the Gowalla blog still exists. Last updated 3 years ago, but still good. Love …

2015-07-24: Two weeks notice: Core Int 191 We just published Core Intuition 191, the first episode recorded since I resigned from my regular …

2015-07-24: Two weeks notice: your business model is wrong How is it Friday already? I have just one week left at my regular job. In addition to looking at …

2015-07-23: Two weeks notice: it just works out John Saddington, who develops the Mac blog editor Desk, pointed to one of my recent posts and wrote: …

2015-07-22: Two weeks notice: new products Tonight I worked on some bug fixes to one of the new apps I hope to ship for Riverfold Software. I …

2015-07-22: Two weeks notice: writing documentation Boy Scouts have a saying: leave no trace. One of its basic principles is that when you pack up your …

2015-07-22: I think it&#039;s a bust The movie Draft Day doesn’t really have any business being good, but somehow it is anyway. I don’t …

2015-07-21: Ordered the board game Small World and it arrived today. Getting started was more complicated than I …

2015-07-21: Two weeks notice: podcast revenue In my first post I framed the situation as pinning my indie hopes on two things: my own apps and …

2015-07-20: Great to see Becky Hammon lead the San Antonio Spurs to a Summer League championship. The last few …

2015-07-20: Retiring App.net support for Sunlit Sunlit 1.3.1 shipped today. It’s a minor update focused on fixing bugs, but it is also the first …

2015-07-20: Two weeks notice: the first weekend I have some big news to share, so obviously I’m going to write a bunch of blog posts about it. This …

2015-07-18: Really enjoying the NBA Summer League games, especially the Austin Spurs d-league players on San …

2015-07-18: For this week’s Core Int we spent the whole episode talking about customer support, …

2015-07-17: Embrace cross-posting When App.net was first taking off, many microbloggers struggled with how to decide where to post …

2015-07-17: Summer weather in Austin now. It’s the time of year when we start counting down the days until …

2015-07-17: Ev on Twitter third-party devs Business Insider quotes Evan Williams on the developer-hostile attitude of previous Twitter …

2015-07-15: The new iPod Touch looks like a great device. It’s exactly what I want in my next phone: A8, …

2015-07-14: “We’ll be okay. And I’m going to take my one client and we’re gonna go all the …

2015-07-13: Sneak peek screenshot Here’s a screenshot of the new microblogging project I’m working on. It’s almost …

2015-07-13: Yesterday I wrote a blog post and ended it with: “Tomorrow anything is possible.” Well, …

2015-07-12: Deciding who we are Dave Wiskus follows up on the response to his post about Apple Music’s Connect: "Music is …

2015-07-12: Sent a minor update to Sunlit off to Apple for review. Felt good to take a break from other projects …

2015-07-11: “Choosing the right pricing model for an app is simple… pick anything other than …

2015-07-11: More with Typed.com Last week I mentioned Typed.com and Elliot Jackson’s tips in the Realmac forums for posting via …

2015-07-11: On the latest Core Int, Daniel and I talk about Safari, Apple’s priorities, and the slow pace …

2015-07-09: Went to a Twitter dev meetup last night at Capital Factory, put on by Twitter’s dev relations …

2015-07-07: Randomly had a long talk with a Leaf owner in the parking lot who doesn’t love his car. He …

2015-07-07: Matt Bonner and the iPhone 6 I’ve always said the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are ginormous. In an interview with the Concord Monitor, …

2015-07-06: Fun apps don’t need clean code Jared Sinclair says that a successful app has nothing to do with writing clean code. Thinking about …

2015-07-04: Happy July 4th! Going to see Inside Out today. Somehow managed to avoid spoilers this whole time. …

2015-07-03: Too much coffee. Making some kind of impulsive choices today.

2015-07-03: App Store delivery truck Charles Perry follows up from Brent’s post on the App Store with this point of view: “Today, the …

2015-07-03: Speaking of Tesla, I’m almost finished reading the new Elon Musk book. Fantastic look behind …

2015-07-03: EV spots are crowded at Whole Foods this afternoon. I was about to take the last spot, but then saw …

2015-07-03: Core Int episode 188 is out. If you have off from work today, or have a weekend away from the …

2015-07-03: Linkblogging and the open web Dave Winer writes about Circa and their fundamental mistake of not embracing the open web with easy …

2015-07-02: Microblogging with Typed.com Dan Counsell wrote a long post this week about the planning and executing of Realmac’s crowdfunding …

2015-07-02: Tim Duncan back for another year. Danny Green staying with a 4-year deal. Kawhi with a max contract. …

2015-07-01: Enjoyed working from downtown today until I realized how much the parking garage is probably …

2015-07-01: Disney closing animation park attraction In a couple weeks, Disney will close its “Magic of Disney Animation” attraction at Hollywood …

2015-06-30: “Write the apps you want to write in your free time and out of love for the platform and for …

2015-06-30: Apple Music and free Beats 1 Apple Music launched today with iOS 8.4. Christina Warren has an early review for Mashable, in …

2015-06-27: Why is there only one Internet Archive?

2015-06-27: Automattic and WordPress.com celebrate their first decade in business. From an open source project …

2015-06-26: Paul Krugman on the triumph for Obamacare Writing his op-ed for the New York Times, Paul Krugman reacts to just before and after the Supreme …

2015-06-26: Don’t solve everything When I talk about microblogging, sometimes I get feedback asking what we should do about cross-site …

2015-06-26: Types of news readers Brent Simmons describes how he sees news readers as falling into 3 general types: casual newspaper, …

2015-06-26: On episode 187 of Core Intuition: thoughts from WWDC about watchOS 2.0, Ello and the challenge of …

2015-06-25: This is really big news for IFTTT: the Maker Channel for connecting to any web service that can make …

2015-06-25: Four microblogging community tips Ever since writing about my WordPress-based microblog and linking to similar solutions from Seth …

2015-06-25: NSDrinking is on for tonight with a repeat of last month’s venue: Radio Coffee & Beer. …

2015-06-25: Jim Coudal at CreativeMornings Several years ago, Jim Coudal gave a talk about shifting from client work to product work. I …

2015-06-23: The Focus Course Today, Shawn Blanc launched The Focus Course. Originally conceived as a book on productivity, it …

2015-06-23: First time at a waterpark with the Apple Watch. It got splashed and sunk and plenty wet, even if I …

2015-06-22: Overall quite happy with the IFTTT recipe for posting to App.net, but noticed that any inline links …

2015-06-22: Microblog timelines, Project Lightning, and River.js I said that one important facet to microblogging is the timeline experience. This is a basic …

2015-06-22: MacStories covers Apple’s reversal on the Apple Music trial. Great news: they will pay …

2015-06-21: Why Ello isn’t enough Last week, to not much fanfare at all because nearly everyone had already lost interest, Ello …

2015-06-21: Taylor Swift and the Apple Music trial Taylor Swift writes on her blog (via iMore) that she’s hopeful Apple will be the first company to …

2015-06-20: We just published episode 186 of Core Intuition. This is our first recording after WWDC 2015, with …

2015-06-20: Very happy with the way my blog has been shaping up lately, with a mix of essays and short posts. …

2015-06-20: More quick blogging workflows I had a great conversion with Seth Clifford one night at WWDC, about writing and blogging. We all …

2015-06-19: Still going through basketball withdrawals. Signed up for the WNBA streaming pass so I can watch …

2015-06-19: I rolled out fixes to Searchpath yesterday to allow SSL hosting of the JavaScript include and …

2015-06-19: We need more bad ideas Shawn Blanc has been publishing a series of essays leading up to his new book and online course, The …

2015-06-18: Microblogging with WordPress I wrote at a high level how I improved my microblogging workflow before WWDC, but I’d like to use …

2015-06-18: HipChat outage HipChat explains what happened with their outage on Monday. Part of it was a reconnection bug in the …

2015-06-18: Spoke too soon about switching away from Network Solutions. Transferring .io domains requires a …

2015-06-17: Looks like I can finally transfer my .io domains away from Network Solutions to DNSimple. Taking …

2015-06-17: iOS 9 search Federico Viticci has a comprehensive write-up about Apple’s approach to search in iOS 9, including …

2015-06-16: Looks like the Warriors are on their way to a championship. What an amazing season.

2015-06-16: That’s how you finish a half. Turning into a good game in Cleveland.

2015-06-16: Golden State off to a good start with shooting. Still hoping for a game 7. Cleveland needs to cut it …

2015-06-16: Amazon Echo Dan Moren wrote on Six Colors last month about the Amazon Echo. On the voice recognition working so …

2015-06-15: I’ve been slowly losing interest in Game of Thrones, and last night’s season finale …

2015-06-15: Apple News and RSS Daniel Jalkut has an optimistic take on Apple News. He doesn’t think it is comparable to centralized …

2015-06-15: Working from Radio Coffee & Beer. Hot afternoon outside, iced coffee, some code to write. …

2015-06-15: WWDC 2015, basketball, and cartoons Throughout the week I posted about WWDC to my microblog, but I thought I’d write a longer post …

2015-06-14: Dusted off some Mac app code to require Mac OS X 10.11. I don’t usually enjoy ripping out old …

2015-06-13: Jurassic World was the expected formula but they put everything into it: nods to the past films, …

2015-06-12: Back in Austin getting into the flow of work and catching up on things. Listening to some WWDC …

2015-06-11: Flight out of Phoenix left minutes before we landed from San Francisco. Layover is now 3 hours. …

2015-06-11: My flight is a couple hours delayed out of SFO, so expect there will be a missed connection or a lot …

2015-06-11: Finally made it over to AltConf this morning for a great session on syncing small data and …

2015-06-10: Clever code and WWDC In his 9th essay about avoiding crashes in your code, Brent Simmons writes about learning to be even …

2015-06-10: Needed to escape from the city for the afternoon so I went out to the Walt Disney Family Museum. …

2015-06-10: John Gruber really knocked it out of the park with tonight’s live The Talk Show. Phil Schiller …

2015-06-09: Hanging out at Sightglass Coffee this morning to catch up on email and follow WWDC news.

2015-06-08: CloudKit Web Services may be the biggest news of the conference so far. I didn’t think Apple …

2015-06-08: New multitasking features on the iPad for iOS 9 look fantastic. I’ve been wanting the split …

2015-06-08: Good updates to the Mac and iOS so far. Not sure about this watchOS spelling though.

2015-06-08: At the Release Notes viewing party for the WWDC keynote live stream. No last-minute predictions. …

2015-06-08: Surprisingly quite a few Cavs fans at the game. Warriors fans were bummed at the end, but the arena …

2015-06-07: Great slow afternoon in San Francisco — burritos in the Mission, good coffee. Took the BART to …

2015-06-06: Maybe I should pack for WWDC, but instead I’m figuring out the best way to print out a booklet …

2015-06-06: Camping last night at McKinney Falls, woke up this morning and checked into my flight from the tent. …

2015-06-05: The pre-WWDC episode of Core Intuition is ready. If you’ve never listened to the podcast …

2015-06-05: New wish list for WWDC 2015: just make iTunes Connect faster.

2015-06-05: Slept on it, but no change in my opinion that Apple telling AltConf not to show WWDC videos is a …

2015-06-04: Such a great game and close the whole way, I figured someone would pull away in overtime, just …

2015-06-04: Golden State and Cleveland tied with 30 seconds left. Can’t ask for more than that from game …

2015-06-04: Must’ve had too much coffee today. Editing this podcast and I feel like I could listen and …

2015-06-04: Hilarious and excellent tool for putting some fun back in GitHub commit messages: …

2015-06-04: Google Photos Tim Cook spoke recently about privacy and cloud services: “You might like these so-called free …

2015-06-04: Getting pretty excited for game 1 of the NBA finals tonight. Could be a great series.

2015-06-03: Just noticed that art from Song of the Sea will be up at the Cartoon Art Museum. Looking forward to …

2015-06-03: Ramping up productivity after a slow start today. Had lunch outside, now coffee and work from Whole …

2015-06-02: Great time tonight chatting with folks at Houndstooth for Cafe Bedouins. Felt like a warmup for …

2015-06-02: Brent resigns from Q Branch Brent Simmons, still an Omni employee, has decided to part ways with his Q Branch founders to focus …

2015-06-02: A day without the Apple Watch so far: not a fan. I don’t need it, but I do miss it.

2015-06-02: Austin rain I think it has finally stopped raining in Austin. Starting to look like summer again: Contrast with …

2015-06-02: Was feeling pretty great that I had breakfast and a beta app submitted to TestFlight before 7am. But …

2015-06-02: WordPress microblog posting from Do Note I finally have a great use for IFTTT’s Do Note app. I’ve wired it up to my WordPress blog so that I …

2015-06-01: Now using IFTTT’s Do Note for quick microblog posting. Goes to WordPress with the right format …

2015-06-01: Took a little time this morning to improve the CSS for my microblog posts. Also added links to the …

2015-06-01: One week until WWDC. My predictions? That I’ll have a great time in the city for a few days …

2015-05-29: I actively try to avoid Google services, but Google Photos is compelling. I’m giving it a try. …

2015-05-28: We’re mixing it up for NSDrinking tonight. New venue this month: Radio Coffee & Beer, …

2015-05-04: Twitter Island To cope with his dislike for how Twitter treats the microblog part of their platform, Brent Simmons …

2015-05-04: Cancelled cable TV again We went probably 10 years without cable TV, then splurged a couple years ago — HBO, Showtime, the …

2015-05-04: Watermark transition plan I sent an email to Watermark customers over the weekend, letting them know that the service as it …

2015-04-30: Listen to me talk about my new Apple Watch and what I think it means for developers. Core Intuition …

2015-04-28: Used Apple Pay on my watch to pay for coffee this morning. Very smooth experience.

2015-04-24: Searchpath improvements As part of a renewed commitment this year to work on my web app Searchpath, I’ve just rolled out a …

2015-04-21: Core Int jobs testimonials We’ve been lucky to see some great job listings appear on Core Intuition Jobs. Companies are getting …

2015-04-18: Core Int 180 and Slack We posted this week’s Core Intuition late last night. This episode is all about WWDC tickets, …

2015-04-17: John Siracusa’s unbreakable record I’ve been watching a lot of NBA games this season. I’ve caught well over half of the Spurs’s 82 …

2015-04-16: To make the finals again, the Spurs will have to go through the 3 best teams in the western …

2015-04-15: Textshots Federico Viticci of MacStories provides some context for so-called textshots with the upcoming …

2015-04-14: WWDC 2015 dates WWDC will be June 8-12 this year, with a lottery for ticket selection. I’m not going to put my name …

2015-04-13: Goodbye Riposte Jared Sinclair announces that Riposte will no longer be available: “As part of an agreement reached …

2015-04-13: True cost of the Apple Watch Kirk McElhearn writes (via Thomas Brand) that when you include the cost of buying an iPhone, the …

2015-04-11: Nice quick impressions from Marco after trying on the various Apple Watches and using the new …

2015-04-10: If you missed pre-ordering an Apple Watch in time, maybe this brilliant Apple II Watch will cheer …

2015-04-09: I said on the podcast today that I would just wake up early instead of staying up until 2am CST. …

2015-04-09: This week for Core Intuition, we share our Apple Watch thoughts before pre-order day and discuss …

2015-04-09: New social networks for Apple Watch The Verge highlights 6 apps that show the promise of third-party apps on the watch. About Twitter: …

2015-04-09: When I think of the latest startup to launch at SXSW, I remember this drawing I made 4 years ago. …

2015-04-09: I’m fascinated with Periscope, but at times it also seems like the worst kind of unedited, draft …

2015-04-08: I was thinking last night that I might skip the Apple Watch for now, and instead get one for my wife …

2015-04-07: Conferences in cool places Last week my Instagram timeline included a bunch of really beautiful photos from folks in Ireland …

2015-04-07: No perfect iPhone size Some people bought the iPhone 6 and then went back to the 5S. Some people bought the iPhone 6 Plus …

2015-04-06: If a tree falls There’s no denying the fact that my writing would have a greater reach today if I was still active …

2015-04-06: Call me crazy but I still believe a 1-person company with a great idea and just the right focus can …

2015-04-06: How to start a microblog All my short, microblog-style posts go to my own weblog first, and also get cross-posted manually to …

2015-04-04: On April 10th, two things go on sale: Apple Watch and Spurs playoff tickets. Maybe I’ll skip …

2015-04-04: On the latest Core Int: follow-up on NSBundle, Xcode quality, and a debate about unit testing. …

2015-04-03: Waiting out trademarks Not long after I launched Tweetmarks in 2011, I realized that there was a trademark for that name, …

2015-04-03: Great update out to Napkin. The new web site has also been redesigned and looks fantastic.

2015-04-02: Nearly every day, the top visited page on riverfold.com is for a product that I discontinued 3 years …

2015-04-02: Footnotes follow-up (and the Newton) I expected to get a little more negative feedback on my footnotes blog post than I did. Most …

2015-04-01: Jordan Breeding Last week at NSDrinking we had one of our biggest turnouts yet. At one point, we’re talking about …

2015-03-31: “I’m a grown man, and I like a splash of colour here and there. Life’s too short, and too damned …

2015-03-31: Footnotes Stephen Hackett recently linked to the footnote JavaScript library Bigfoot.js: “It works great on …

2015-03-30: Nimoy’s last tweet Over two years ago, I carefully planned my final tweets so that they would serve as a proper closing …

2015-03-30: Ephemeral blogging Thomas Brand has changed his blog to let short link-style posts essentially expire off his site, …

2015-03-30: Took some time last night to upgrade an upcoming web app to Ruby 2.1 and Sidekiq instead of Resque. …

2015-03-28: Core Intuition episode 177: iPhone games, NSConference 7, NSBundle and old APIs, and more.

2015-03-27: Criticizing Apple Marco Arment reacts to the idea that he’s withholding criticism: “As anyone who’s read my site and …

2015-03-23: Short and sweet job posts I’ve been very happy to see the variety and high quality of jobs listed on our Core Intuition Jobs …

2015-03-21: On today’s Core Intuition: Apple Watch prices, CIA hacking, Medium’s custom domains, …

2015-03-12: Follow-up to my earlier post about Medium: custom domains are a great step in the right direction, …

2015-03-12: “Is the MacBook the computer for the rest of us, or a scheme to sell white USB dongles starting at …

2015-03-12: Medium as the new Twitter Daniel Jalkut had some fun recently, exploring whether Medium’s improvements to posting are turning …

2015-03-11: Great talk by Joe Cieplinski at the MCE 2015 conference in Warsaw about becoming an independent …

2015-03-11: Smaller phones again Michael Tsai is collecting excerpts from people who have written about going back to the iPhone 5S …

2015-03-10: Very busy (and the watch) Yesterday this weblog turned 13 years old. I don’t usually miss the anniversary; it’s a nice time to …

2015-03-09: We published episode 175 of Core Int late last night. This should’ve been last week’s …

2015-02-20: Apple car speculation, the upcoming Apple Watch launch, and the idea of overpaying by $10,000 for …

2015-02-20: Slack is a lot more successful than I thought they’d be, now with 500,000 daily active users …

2015-02-15: On the latest Core Intuition, we follow up on App Store rejections, react to Swift 1.2 and Tim …

2015-02-09: iPhone 6 Plus is still huge Seth Clifford goes back to the iPhone 6 after a long time with the Plus: “I was convinced that the …

2015-02-09: Typed.com and the state of blogging Typed.com from Realmac Software looks great. Set to launch later this year, crowdfunding for the …

2015-02-08: “I arrange all the app icons in my dock by color because that’s the only way I’ll remember …

2015-02-06: Minimal UXKit Brent Simmons reacts to the news that the upcoming Photos app for Mac uses a private UXKit …

2015-02-06: Core Intuition 171 On this week’s Core Intuition: "Daniel and Manton touch again on the subject of killing off …

2015-02-05: Elon Musk Just finished reading this great interview with Elon Musk in Wired, after somehow missing it when it …

2015-02-05: After a week hanging around in Apple’s Resolution Center, Sunlit 1.3 was approved and went …

2015-01-30: On this week’s episode of Core Intuition, Daniel and I talk about some setbacks while trying …

2015-01-30: Swift or Android I was nodding my head while listening to the latest Developing Perspective yesterday. David Smith …

2015-01-29: Sunlit 1.3 is a little delayed because it was rejected by Apple for opening Safari to let the user …

2015-01-23: Snippets category paging Today I fixed some URL-related issues with this blog since moving to WordPress. Clicking through …

2015-01-23: Core Intuition 169 Last night we published episode 169 of Core Intuition. As we’ve done on a couple recent …

2015-01-22: “They really are trying to invent the future here. And they’re a lot further along than …

2015-01-22: We’re hoping the rain lets up a little tonight for NSDrinking, but if not we’ll grab a …

2015-01-21: Tweet Library 2.7 and promising features Last year I wrote that I would be removing Tweet Library from the App Store at the end of December, …

2015-01-20: Great to see Rogue Amoeba’s Audio Hijack 3 released today. It’s a huge update and …

2015-01-11: After a long holiday break, we posted episode 168 of Core Intuition over the weekend — a full hour …

2014-12-22: On the latest episode of Core Intuition we talk about Daniel’s Swift code, discuss Git vs. …

2014-12-15: Updated Tweet Marker extension I updated the Tweet Marker Safari extension to version 1.2 today. This version fixes the extension …

2014-12-15: Core Int and Hour of Code We were lagging a little after the Thanksgiving break, so we posted two episodes of Core Intuition …

2014-12-09: So busy last week that we didn’t post Core Intuition 165 until yesterday. We talk about …

2014-12-04: For the first time in a few years, I have a $0/month Heroku bill. Finished moving one remaining …

2014-11-25: We’re taking the week off from the Core Intuition podcast. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Lots …

2014-11-24: Twitter in 2 years Marco predicts that third-party Twitter apps will lose half of their users within the next 2 years: …

2014-11-24: Mailing list for new project I’ve been working on something new around microblogging. Some people have guessed at what it …

2014-11-24: Winding down my Twitter apps I’m the guest on this week’s Mac Power Users podcast. In addition to workflow and apps I …

2014-11-20: Core Intuition 164 went live today. WatchKit, conference presenting, why Slack is worth $1 billion …

2014-11-20: Because of Thanksgiving next week, NSDrinking is tonight! 8pm at The Ginger Man. Consider it a …

2014-11-20: My new electric car 10 years ago, when everyone else had cable, we were sick of the monthly bill and the mindlessly …

2014-11-19: Made a difficult decision about the future of my Twitter-related products today. Full blog post and …

2014-11-16: We posted Core Intuition episode 163 this weekend, with a discussion of Apple’s offices …

2014-11-06: Found an old collection of tweets from the 2011 NBA playoffs. Excited for tonight’s games: …

2014-11-06: Coffee and breakfast tacos at Whole Foods this morning while I work. I plugged in my new Nissan Leaf …

2014-11-04: Voted today. I’m not very hopeful this year for a favorable outcome, but who knows for sure …

2014-10-31: On this week’s Core Intuition, Daniel and I discuss celebrities in tech and the often slow …

2014-10-30: Small Empires is back for season 2. The first episode profiles Atlanta-based startup Partpic. Great …

2014-10-30: Microsoft Band is what I thought the Apple Watch was going to be. More focused, good battery, cross …

2014-10-29: Twitpic archive at Twitter The story of Twitpic shutting down has a better ending now: "We weren’t able to find a way to keep …

2014-10-27: Taylor Swift&#039;s 1989 I took my daughters to see Taylor Swift last year and we had a great time. I own a couple of her …

2014-10-26: Yosemite toolbars Jason Snell writes about some of the inconsistencies in Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, such as how only a …

2014-10-25: Twitter Flight follow-up Mat Honan has a long article covering the Twitter Flight announcements. On understanding why Twitter …

2014-10-24: Core Intuition with Brent Simmons Daniel and I welcomed Brent Simmons on the Core Intuition podcast this week. Here’s Brent on …

2014-10-23: NSDrinking is tonight, 8pm at The Ginger Man. Schedule will probably shift a little for the holidays …

2014-10-21: On the eve of Twitter Flight Twitter’s new mobile developer conference is tomorrow. Marco Arment writes about whether …

2014-10-16: Core Intuition 159 Daniel and I just published Core Intuition 159. It’s an episode of endings: the last …

2014-10-15: Making RSS real-time One of the critiques of RSS feeds in a world dominated by Facebook and Twitter is that RSS just …

2014-10-13: iPhone 6 Plus and iPod Kirby Turner wrote about needing an iPhone 6 Plus as a developer but not really wanting one as a …

2014-10-13: Quiet, cold morning walking through beautiful Old Montreal. I had the square outside Notre-Dame …

2014-10-10: When it rains, it pours. Went back to my hotel room to fix a minor server glitch and found several …

2014-10-10: Tweet Library 2.6.1 is now available in the App Store. It fixes layout problems on the iPad, a crash …

2014-10-09: The unremarkable yesterday Yesterday you had lunch with friends or family and posted a photo of your food and location to …

2014-10-09: Flying up to Montreal today for Çingleton. Looking forward to catching up with everyone! Great city. …

2014-10-08: RSS reading and writing I’ve received so much feedback about microblogging that I haven’t had a chance to reply …

2014-10-08: “Twitter in 2014 feels like it has settled into a certain default mode of hostility and …

2014-10-08: Luck being indie When Gus Mueller recently linked to Paul Kim’s post on being indie, he called out the section …