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2022-11-29: Soccer is not my thing but everyone else’s excitement is contagious… Watching the last few …

2022-11-29: This interview with Will Smith on The Daily Show was really good. It goes just deep enough to be …

2022-11-29: If you’re not following the full M.b changes feed, you may not notice the tweaks we’re …

2022-11-28: Thinking about the simple truth in this phrase from @brentsimmons: “the web heals as Twitter …

2022-11-28: Drove by the new Tesla factory in Austin yesterday while coming back from Thanksgiving… The …

2022-11-28: Trying the latest Gluon iOS beta with pinned profiles.

2022-11-28: Good discussion on last week’s ATP about Mastodon, apps, ActivityPub, moderation, and many …

2022-11-28: Jamie Zawinski: Do Not Use Services That Hate The Internet. This is where I say that Micro.blog is …

2022-11-28: Great to see 2 new plug-ins recently available on Micro.blog: “Cards Theme” by …

2022-11-27: Released an updated Micro.blog for macOS today with a few tweaks. More consistent progress …

2022-11-27: Closed.

2022-11-27: Finished reading: The Light of All That Falls by James Islington 📚

2022-11-26: Another photo from our quick coffee stop in Opelousas. Old federal building, unused now, built in …

2022-11-26: Java Square Cafe, in the building for an old bank in Opelousas, LA. ☕️

2022-11-25: Another random railroad, driving over on a misty day in Louisiana. 🚂

2022-11-25: Should’ve done this last week, but just added ⚽️ to the featured emoji menu in Micro.blog on …

2022-11-25: It was nice to mostly take a break yesterday. I know Thanksgiving is just a United States thing, but …

2022-11-24: Pre-turkey Ticket to Ride. 🦃

2022-11-24: For the Thanksgiving edition of Core Intuition, we talked about… Twitter again! Does Elon know what …

2022-11-23: On the road today. Louisiana rest stop. 🐊

2022-11-23: Quick test from MarsEdit 5’s new quick post window, using a global keyboard shortcut. Nice!

2022-11-22: I was joking about this with my family but can’t stop thinking about it… Imagine a …

2022-11-22: Old mailboxes on Burnet Road.

2022-11-21: Nice thread here with holiday movie recommendations… About time to review my top Christmas …

2022-11-21: We started using Cloudfront last week and tonight I nervously signed in to Amazon, realizing I had …

2022-11-21: With the news that Tumblr is planning ActivityPub support, a quick reminder that you can already …

2022-11-21: My morning so far… Low tire pressure light, found a nail in a tire. Dropped the car off to get the …

2022-11-20: Spirited was way better than I expected. Need to watch it again closer to Christmas and see how it …

2022-11-20: Love this post from @jean about everything bagels and… social media! 🙂 To be fair, …

2022-11-20: Love the owl who moved into a tree in our backyard. @traci set up a tripod and moved the Nest …

2022-11-20: We’re embarrassed with the recent Micro.blog server status. I rolled out more improvements …

2022-11-20: Registered for a new test account on Micro.blog to remind myself what the onboarding flow is like. …

2022-11-19: I thought Elon would wait a couple more weeks — until things got boring at Twitter — before letting …

2022-11-19: On our M.b news blog you can see the daily server tweaks as we deal with new load this week. Might …

2022-11-19: An appropriately cold day in Austin. Coffee and server troubleshooting while the rain falls outside. …

2022-11-19: Much of our web traffic is now Mastodon requests as posts are shuttled back and forth from …

2022-11-18: Continuing to fix bugs and tweak servers. If you want the technical summary: those “503” …

2022-11-18: Merrick Garland seems really good at his job. If he says trust Jack Smith to make the call about …

2022-11-18: As traffic increases, we’re experimenting with more caching outside of Micro.blog. Nice to see …

2022-11-18: David Heinemeier Hansson: Whichever the outcome, the world wins. If Musk manages to fix Twitter, …

2022-11-18: Slowly settling into a new routine back in Austin. Walking up to Lamppost Coffee every morning. In …

2022-11-18: Last month we improved the ActivityPub support in Micro.blog and enabled it by default for new …

2022-11-17: We posted a new episode of Core Intuition today with yet more discussion of Twitter and related …

2022-11-17: Reminded today that Brittney Griner has been held in Russia for 9 months and has apparently now been …

2022-11-17: Apologies for some of the recent “503” errors in Micro.blog. We’ve made some …

2022-11-17: I had my doubts about a no-replies timeline, but based on feedback we added a new setting for it …

2022-11-16: Cold weather in Austin. Leftover gumbo. 👍

2022-11-16: Epic vs. Apple continues! Good write-up over at Ars Technica, with quotes from lawyers in the …

2022-11-16: Rewatching last night’s Artemis launch. Amazing. Nice that they have a blog too (via @512px). …

2022-11-15: 2 weeks on the road Last month I flew out to Portland and rented a van from Escape Campervans. The trip started because …

2022-11-15: New 3.0 beta for iOS is out on TestFlight.

2022-11-15: Halfway through November, this month’s Micro.blog challenge continues… Sad to admit …

2022-11-15: Interesting post by @simon@simonwillison.net that Mastodon is just blogs. Except Mastodon’s …

2022-11-15: Excited to jump into reading The Lost Metal by Brandon Sanderson, released today. Had a dream the …

2022-11-14: I got the test printing of my book. Now I can think about final edits. Too long, still should …

2022-11-14: Great post from @brentsimmons, After Twitter: The internet’s town square should never have been one …

2022-11-13: On the BART for a while.

2022-11-13: Had a conversation last night before the show that I can’t quite get out of my head… …

2022-11-13: Not Frozen, although I’d like to see that too one day… Bono: Stories of Surrender. Incredible show. …

2022-11-12: One of my favorite places in the world: the Walt Disney Family Museum. Checked out the Jungle Book …

2022-11-12: I always have to resist the temptation to compete with every platform. Micro.blog does so much but …

2022-11-12: NetNewsWire with an update on the feature to follow Twitter from within the app: We have no …

2022-11-11: Kind of a bizarre camp location tonight, had my doubts as we were approaching on the road past …

2022-11-11: Experimenting with some new text on our home page, for new folks who are not signed in. We’ll …

2022-11-11: Posted a new message to our internal Basecamp with the title “Twitter implosion …

2022-11-10: Finished reading: Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand 📚

2022-11-10: More details from @vincent on today’s 3.0 beta update. The app is coming along nicely… …

2022-11-10: Rolled out another change I forgot to make with this morning’s Mastodon changes: your …

2022-11-10: Released a new beta of Micro.blog 3.0 for iOS. It’s still early, several things aren’t …

2022-11-10: Walton Lighthouse.

2022-11-10: We do a bunch of ActivityPub work in the background, and last night the queue was over 100,000 …

2022-11-10: Coffee and overnight oats at Cat & Cloud. Great start to the workday. ☕️

2022-11-10: We improved a few things with Mastodon support this week: Added alt text for images to cross-post …

2022-11-09: I was hopeful for Beto until I went to early vote in Texas a couple weeks ago. No wait. No line. No …

2022-11-08: Keeping the news off and planning to go to bed early and check election results in the morning. I …

2022-11-08: ActivityPub is notoriously chatty, and all the new activity has been dragging down some of …

2022-11-08: New Brighton State Beach. Wi-fi at the park, 10 minutes to Verve Coffee… I may never leave.

2022-11-08: A few days ago at Salt Point. After camping, detoured into San Francisco for a day of being a city …

2022-11-08: Noticed some Micro.blog background queueing problems that could’ve significantly delayed a few …

2022-11-08: Election day! If you’re in the US, make a plan to vote today. I’ve been traveling and …

2022-11-06: Avenue of the Giants.

2022-11-06: Somewhere along the Oregon coast yesterday.

2022-11-06: On the latest Core Int, I catch up with Daniel from the road to talk about this week’s Twitter chaos …

2022-11-05: ⬆️ Garden House, at Shore Acres State Park.

2022-11-05: The van at Umpqua Lighthouse State Park.

2022-11-05: Definitely still some quirks in our ActivityPub implementation, which I’ll be smoothing out as …

2022-11-04: Devils Churn.

2022-11-04: Maybe I didn’t pick the perfect time to take a road trip and work even more remotely than …

2022-11-04: My traveling buddy for this road trip.

2022-11-04: Woke up to rain and the wind howling and the notices that Micro.blog had a long outage overnight. …

2022-11-02: Found the ocean. Fort Stephens State Park.

2022-11-02: Cool new service from @vincent for embedding “shoutouts” (could be like ads or other …

2022-11-02: Continuing this vanlife adventure into the northwest, I’m at Coffee Girl in Astoria catching …

2022-11-01: Figured there be some kind of view between Portland and the coast. Stopped about halfway, a nice …

2022-11-01: Multnomah Falls early this morning. A little cold and wet outside, had the place mostly to myself.

2022-11-01: I’m in Oregon and then California for a little while, renting a van from the folks at Escape …

2022-10-30: This is a little silly but I like to remind people this time of year that any microblog posts with …

2022-10-30: Love this: Get Blogging! Concise introduction to blogging, different services, apps, reading blogs, …

2022-10-29: Finished reading: An Echo of Things to Come by James Islington. There is a lot going on in this. …

2022-10-29: I can’t tell how much of the “Elon asks programmers to print out source code” …

2022-10-29: Skimming some tweets about Jack Dorsey, there is a lot of confusion about what Bluesky is. Most …

2022-10-28: We’re doing Microblogvember again! Jean has the details. Basically, a random word each day to help …

2022-10-28: Updated the Micro.blog app for macOS to version 2.6, adding a new option in Discover for finding …

2022-10-28: Of all the new TV shows out this year, Andor is at the top for me. Really good writing and …

2022-10-28: Just published a new Core Int! @danielpunkass and I talk about Elon Musk actually buying Twitter, …

2022-10-28: Dark outside. Early thunderstorm rolling through Austin. Not a precursor of the work day, I hope. ⛈️

2022-10-28: Went to bed shortly after Elon fired Parag and a handful of execs, so I was wondering when I woke up …

2022-10-27: Dear Elon Musk We’re on the eve of the Elon Musk / Twitter deal closing. In his Dear Twitter Advertisers letter, …

2022-10-27: Sounds like the Elon Musk / Twitter deal is now certain. We generally don’t try to capitalize …

2022-10-26: Voted. 🇺🇸

2022-10-26: I missed that it has been 10 years since I stopped posting to @manton on Twitter. Still the right …

2022-10-25: Early voting is underway in Texas. Vote early if you can! We know it’s a long shot but glad to …

2022-10-25: Reading this Gizmodo take (via @dave) on Apple’s in-app purchase rules change makes me wonder …

2022-10-25: Spurs fans now confused after the 3-1 start. I still want to see them make a push for the playoffs …

2022-10-24: Lots of price increases out there… Apple Music: going up. YouTube Premium family plan: going …

2022-10-24: End of the line in Galveston. 🚂

2022-10-22: Core Int 534: Sketch layoffs, native apps vs. web apps, ideas for Sketch staying competitive with …

2022-10-21: Do not cross the red line. 🛳️

2022-10-20: Good morning from somewhere in the Gulf of Mexico. 🛳

2022-10-19: “It strikes me as downright tragic that this decentralized wonder of the world is now largely …

2022-10-18: Experimenting with adding user search to Micro.blog for macOS, in Discover. You can download the …

2022-10-17: This sums up my feelings about Ye acquiring Parler: I have very little problem with fringe …

2022-10-17: Interesting to read that a web version of Day One is progressing. What will happen sooner: Day One …

2022-10-16: I created a little Micro.blog plug-in called simply Meta tags to make it easier to put random …

2022-10-16: Going to be traveling a lot in the next few weeks. Think I need to plot out what I’m going to …

2022-10-15: Another really nice theme for Micro.blog from @amit: Anatole.

2022-10-15: Being against the death penalty means we have to be okay with even a mass murderer getting life in …

2022-10-14: Spent the afternoon finishing a rough print layout pass for the book and submitting it to …

2022-10-14: Browsing photos on Micro.blog is one of my favorite things. Crazy to think that the first beta of …

2022-10-14: Out of the house this morning for errands, a break for a little while at Epoch Coffee on Anderson …

2022-10-13: I believe Beto can win. Will he? No idea. As always it’s about turnout. For the first time, all of …

2022-10-13: Posted a new Core Intuition with thoughts on finishing up my book and @danielpunkass’s new …

2022-10-13: Our Nest thermostat thinks it’s sooo much smarter than me. Didn’t expect to lose control …

2022-10-13: Watched some of the final January 6th committee hearing at lunch and then got bogged down catching …

2022-10-13: Some of the Micro.blog pins are special and only appear when they’ve been unlocked. …

2022-10-13: Final prep for the 24-hour photo challenge. Starts at noon central time today. Easy to …

2022-10-13: SendGrid SMS verification codes make me laugh. Everyone uses 6 digits, but they use 7 for some …

2022-10-12: Finished reading: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Incredible. 📚

2022-10-12: Nice update to Mimi Uploader for Micro.blog: You can now write alt text for any image in Recent …

2022-10-12: Looking forward to tomorrow’s 24-hour photo challenge. As a community we last did this 2 years …

2022-10-12: U2 will probably always remain my favorite band… Old favorites stick with us forever. But …

2022-10-12: Continuing to fine-tune our Mastodon integration, but should be running more smoothly. My biggest …

2022-10-11: From this morning, coffee at Stinson’s. Looking at this photo, the text almost looks like a digital …

2022-10-11: Making some careless mistakes today. Wrapping up another bug fix and then going to step away from …

2022-10-11: Love seeing a new post from Doug Bowman pop up in my feed reader after… 8 years! My feed …

2022-10-11: Working through some bugs from the improved ActivityPub rollout yesterday… There are always …

2022-10-10: Spurs hold practice in Uvalde: The Spurs then literally lifted the community, raising toddlers on …

2022-10-10: Today we published a new Extra Intuition, our special podcast for Core Intuition members. This one …

2022-10-10: Big improvements to ActivityPub on Micro.blog Can’t believe it, but it has been nearly 4 years since we added ActivityPub support to Micro.blog. …

2022-10-10: Recorded a new episode of Timetable this morning to give an update on a few things. Not sure why it …

2022-10-09: “I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total …

2022-10-09: Tonight’s House of the Dragon had some great scenes. Favorite shows on TV right now: Central Park, …

2022-10-09: Playing around with Calibre today for the first time. Mostly happy with using Ulysses and exporting …

2022-10-09: Polishing up some big changes for a somewhat neglected part of Micro.blog, shipping tomorrow. Feels …

2022-10-09: I’ll be the first to admit that my book would be better if a real journalist wrote it. I …

2022-10-08: Finished reading: The Shadow of What Was Lost by James Islington. Great start to this trilogy. Hit …

2022-10-08: Thinking recently about how Twitter could never find the right leadership. Jack Dorsey regrets that …

2022-10-07: Love reading about folks on Micro.blog who are going to participate in NaNoWriNo next month. It’s a …

2022-10-07: We just posted a new Core Int. Daniel gives an update on MarsEdit 5 progress, we talk major vs. …

2022-10-06: For bloggers who don’t want to be easily found by Google, I updated the No robots plug-in …

2022-10-06: A bunch of people have signed up for next week’s Day in the Life photo challenge, but it would …

2022-10-05: These are really good.

2022-10-05: Hello there. Looking right at ya. 🦌

2022-10-05: Straightforward advice from @benwerd: You should blog. Yes, you. It's really easy to get started. …

2022-10-04: Not an earth-shattering new feature, but I’ve been plugging holes in our books API and book …

2022-10-04: Looks like the Elon Musk / Twitter deal is back on. After so much uncertainty, to be back at this …

2022-10-04: ☕️ Iced coffee time.

2022-10-03: Walked up to the coffee shop to work today. It’s bulky item pickup day in our neighborhood. Felt a …

2022-10-03: This talk by Molly White called Blockchain Solutionism is excellent, given at UT Austin last month. …

2022-10-03: Finished updating book.micro.blog with the latest draft improvements. I’m going to package …

2022-10-03: My book is about 70 short chapters, and to keep track of editing I made a spreadsheet long ago with …

2022-10-02: Spurs first preseason game isn’t going great, but still hoping for a fun season. Either this team is …

2022-10-02: Acrobat Pro subscriptions going from $25/month to $30/month. I hate to complain about subscriptions, …

2022-10-02: The secret to getting feature requests immediately implemented in Micro.blog is to send them to be 5 …

2022-10-01: Skylight.

2022-09-30: I was on the road, so missed the Beto/Abbott debate. Catching up with some of the video clips and …

2022-09-30: Apple downgraded my iPhone trade-in from $300 back, to $75. Guess they noticed the tiny little …

2022-09-30: NBA pre-season starts today! Glad to see NBA League Pass cut their yearly price in half, but still …

2022-09-30: I often curl a URL and then pipe it to open in BBEdit. Great for looking at RSS feeds. I’ve …

2022-09-29: MarsEdit updated today with a preference for showing the title field, plus other fixes.

2022-09-29: Time for our next photo challenge! Coming up next month: A Day in the Life of Micro.blog 2022. Check …

2022-09-29: We posted this week’s Core Intuition, mostly about Meridian! @danielpunkass also gives me …

2022-09-29: Attaching multiple photos in M.b Today we’re rolling out better support for attaching multiple photos to a post in Micro.blog …

2022-09-28: My most productive work time may be between summer and the winter slowdown for the holidays. Getting …

2022-09-28: NSDrinking is tonight on Zoom, 8pm central time. Looking forward to it because it has been a while …

2022-09-28: Got my flu shot. 💉

2022-09-28: Whenever I glance at our server logs, I’m annoyed that so many requests are trying to exploit …

2022-09-27: “Don’t you want to be alive before you die?” Reading All the Light We Cannot See. No spoilers, I’m …

2022-09-27: Finished reading: The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss. Not what I expected, but a …

2022-09-27: New feature! When adding feeds, you can now set posts to import to a blog instead of just showing up …

2022-09-27: Gregg Popovich: “Nobody here should go to Vegas with the thought of betting on us to win the …

2022-09-27: We’ve merged all the 3.0 beta changes into Micro.blog for Android too and shipped it as …

2022-09-27: Almost shockingly cool this morning in Austin. 60°! Took the dog for a short walk. Settling in to …

2022-09-26: Introducing Meridian Over the summer, Jon Hays and I started working on a new project to build a places database that can …

2022-09-26: If you use Obsidian, check out what @otaviocc has been doing with Micro.publish, a plug-in to …

2022-09-26: Over the weekend we made a bunch of little refinements to Micro.blog on the web. Here’s a …

2022-09-25: About to queue up the latest House of the Dragon. I’m skeptical that they are taking the star of the …

2022-09-25: Andor episode 3 was great. Worth the kind of slow build up to get there. Also really enjoying Rings …

2022-09-25: Love the small empire of social web-y tools @neatnik is building over on omg.lol. Keeping an eye on …

2022-09-25: MetroRail near the MLK station a couple days ago.

2022-09-24: Rolled out a couple improvements to the Posts page in Micro.blog on the web for phones, as well as …

2022-09-24: Shipped a couple updates to Epilogue for iOS in the last week. I’m using this app every day …

2022-09-24: New Core Intuition! We talk about @danielpunkass getting detoured into working on FastScripts, and …

2022-09-23: Hadestown was great. Wait for Me is a new favorite.

2022-09-23: Sunset at UT.

2022-09-23: Houndstooth on MLK. ☕️

2022-09-22: Waterloo Park with the capitol mirrored in windows.

2022-09-22: Great new Micro.blog plug-in from @sod: Search Space! In beta, but I installed it already on my blog …

2022-09-22: If you’re on the Micro.blog for Android beta, check out version 1.2 which adds improvements …

2022-09-21: Finished reading: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. Wonderful characters. Starts kind of all over …

2022-09-21: My book reading has been a little random lately, bouncing between a few novels based on mood and …

2022-09-21: Congrats to @RogueAmoeba on 20 years. Love the old screenshot. Aqua! Drawers!

2022-09-21: Spotify continues their push into audio with audiobooks… I don’t love Spotify trying to …

2022-09-20: Introducing the Micro.blog Family plan Today we rolled out a new subscription option: Micro.blog Family, designed for up to 5 people with …

2022-09-19: A couple nights ago at Kelly Reeves.

2022-09-19: Apple has got to dial down the paste warning alert in iOS 16. It’s pretty disruptive when …

2022-09-19: If you’re on the Micro.blog 3.0 beta for iOS, we’ve pushed out another update with …

2022-09-18: Congrats to the Vegas Aces. Great WNBA playoffs this year. So happy for Becky Hammon too. We miss …

2022-09-18: Possible solutions to realizing my passport has expired… Set a reminder every 10 years? Travel …

2022-09-18: Dave Winer marks the 20th anniversary of finalizing RSS 2.0: It was low-key, I was fully expecting …

2022-09-17: After a day, really liking the iPhone 14 Pro. Enjoying the slightly larger screen, too, and I even …

2022-09-17: Mueller Lake Park. I like the reflection of the clouds in the water.

2022-09-17: The feeds page in Micro.blog has been bugging me for a while, so finally did a minor redesign to …

2022-09-16: We’ve updated our community guidelines to include a more formal policy around cleaning up …

2022-09-16: I like these slides from a talk by @ton about enabling more IndieWeb features in WordPress… …

2022-09-15: Excited for game 3 of the WNBA finals tonight. Honestly I think it’s going to be a sweep, but if it …

2022-09-15: I’m confused by this GOP strategy to bus or fly people to the northeast: …roughly 150 migrants in …

2022-09-15: Reminder that if you want to know the day to day (often boring!) updates to Micro.blog, the changes …

2022-09-15: If you’re noticing timeline delays, I broke something with a fix earlier… Should be …

2022-09-15: Figma acquired by Adobe for 💰. Figma is such a compelling product. Also a better name than Adobe XD. …

2022-09-14: Needless ratings I’ve noticed this trend Jason Fried blogs about too, and I’m tired of it… We …

2022-09-13: After working at a coffee shop downtown, took a break to read by the trail. Finished reading: Mr. …

2022-09-13: Audible: “Next credit arrives on Sep 13, 2022”. Checking today’s date. Reload …

2022-09-13: Early beta of Micro.blog 3.0 for iOS Today we’re excited to announce an early preview of Micro.blog 3.0 for iOS. We are rebuilding …

2022-09-13: We are putting the final touches on the first beta of Micro.blog 3.0 for iOS. Really happy with the …

2022-09-12: Updating to iOS 16 on my phone. I’ve had the beta on my iPad all summer, but wasn’t …

2022-09-12: I will never get used to the idea that Apple has to approve beta releases of our apps.

2022-09-12: We posted our Apple event reactions on @coreint over the weekend. Check out episode 528 for thoughts …

2022-09-11: Reshuffled my Libby holds queue with new books. Also, wasn’t sure I was going to stick with …

2022-09-11: Happy Sunday! I rolled out a nice upgrade to the “Edit CSS” button in Micro.blog this …

2022-09-10: Finished reading: Locklands by Robert Jackson Bennett. Impressed with the way each book in the …

2022-09-10: Did not finish: The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger. I started reading this when …

2022-09-10: I’ve gone all-in using the upcoming Micro.blog for iOS beta on my phone. It has been a great …

2022-09-10: Dreamt that 37signals hired me to integrate Hey and Wordle. In this dream world, 37signals had a …

2022-09-09: The Killers at Moody Center.

2022-09-09: Couldn’t sleep, so I was already up super early this morning and decided to order the iPhone …

2022-09-09: Forgot to clear my schedule after getting the updated COVID booster yesterday, so a little surprised …

2022-09-08: Train tracks at east 6th.

2022-09-08: Even what seems constant eventually changes. Queen Elizabeth had an extraordinary life. Thinking …

2022-09-08: Reflecting a bit more on yesterday’s Apple event, I think I will upgrade to the iPhone 14 Pro. …

2022-09-07: Really clever what they’re doing with the so-called Dynamic Island on the new iPhone.

2022-09-07: Impressed with Apple’s Emergency SOS via satellite. I don’t love that it will eventually …

2022-09-07: Pretty solid updates to Apple Watch. I’m not really in the market to upgrade yet, but maybe …

2022-09-06: Saw the subtitled version of Totoro last night at Alamo Drafthouse. Such a pure movie, suitable for …

2022-09-06: We’re working toward an early beta of the next Micro.blog for iOS. It’s really fun to …

2022-09-06: This week’s guest on Micro Monday is @vincent! These episodes are fun because it’s like …

2022-09-05: We’ve updated Epilogue for Android, catching up with the features released for iOS. The old …

2022-09-04: Game 3 of Vegas/Seattle WNBA semifinals was so good today. Wish I had been watching more of these …

2022-09-04: Attempting to make my iPhone less frustratingly secure, I’ve tweaked some of the passcode …

2022-09-04: Watching the locations/venues session video from IndieWebCamp Berlin. I wasn’t able to …

2022-09-03: Went to see Bullet Train for Alamo’s $3 cinema day. Really good. 🍿

2022-09-03: Artemis launch scrubbed again. Disappointing, but we’ve waited decades to get back to the …

2022-09-03: I had my doubts as Rings of Power started, but they won me over by the end of the first 2 episodes. …

2022-09-03: Micro.blog for Android has been updated to version 1.1! Dark mode and other improvements. 🤖

2022-09-02: Finished reading: Shorefall by Robert Jackson Bennett 📚

2022-09-02: I checked out Irie Bean Coffee for the first time and… people smoking cigarettes on the patio? …

2022-09-02: Feeling nostalgic driving through south Austin today. 30+ years ago, walking along Riverside to …

2022-09-02: Austin from the other side of Longhorn Dam.

2022-09-02: Scheduled my updated variant booster for next week. Now extra paranoid that I’ll get COVID …

2022-09-02: We’ve been playing Root more. It took about 4 play-throughs and watching multiple how-to videos to …

2022-09-02: Feel like our companion app Epilogue has matured quite a bit. Started as a fun experiment, now one …

2022-09-02: When I was first working on the Micro.blog prototype, I was so worried that someone would launch a …

2022-09-01: September already? For today’s episode of Core Intuition, we talk about next week’s …

2022-09-01: Dusting off Android Studio. Upgraded a few things. The quality of the Android build tools is like …

2022-09-01: Epilogue 1.4 for iOS is now available on the App Store. Check out the blog post on the Epilogue …

2022-08-31: Sounds like the Omicron variant booster could be available as soon as next week. I’m planning …

2022-08-31: Sneak peek screenshot from @vincent of the next major update to Micro.blog for iOS. We’ll be …

2022-08-30: The beta of Epilogue 1.4 with the new reading goals feature is out for iOS. Will probably ship it to …

2022-08-30: I’ve been working upstairs lately for a change of pace. Listening to the rain today. 🌧

2022-08-30: As posted to news.micro.blog, I updated our API to keep track of reading goals. This was the last …

2022-08-30: Our app Epilogue is the little happy place I go when I need to work on something fun and simple. But …

2022-08-29: Sad to read that Ralph Eggleston has passed away at 56. In the animation world, feels like many of …

2022-08-28: New game, Root. One of the most complicated board games to get started with because every player’s …

2022-08-28: Deer out exploring after last night’s rain. The grass is starting to look green again.

2022-08-26: Skimming ⬛⬛⬛ through ⬛⬛⬛⬛ the ⬛⬛ Mar-a-Lago ⬛⬛⬛ affidavit. 🇺🇸

2022-08-26: Disappointed to see Moderna sue over mRNA. Maybe companies that get funding from taxpayers should …

2022-08-26: Finished reading: Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett. Looking forward to the rest of the trilogy. …

2022-08-25: On this week’s Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about our busy summer, trying to …

2022-08-25: I’ve been using Hey for about a year, and recently was able to finish consolidating all of my …

2022-08-24: DART tracks at DFW.

2022-08-24: The icon for our app Epilogue has bugged me since I whipped it together for version 1.0. I should …

2022-08-23: I thought I was following Beto pretty closely, but didn’t realize he was working on a book, …

2022-08-23: New version of Epilogue! From @news: Epilogue 1.3 for iOS has been released in the App Store! This …

2022-08-23: I’m on today’s Really Simple Stories podcast with @martinfeld! This was a fun episode to …

2022-08-22: I continue to think that my devices are now too secure. Face ID shouldn’t freak out multiple …

2022-08-22: Did not finish: The Ruins by Scott Smith. Listened to the first part of this on audiobook with …

2022-08-22: Really strong first episode of House of the Dragon. When it was over, I was thinking “this is …

2022-08-21: Lunch at Fort Brewery in Fort Worth. 🍺

2022-08-19: Finished reading: The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss 📚

2022-08-19: Rolled out a change in Micro.blog on the web to manage your own posts with a more compact view. …

2022-08-19: Annoyed that Tumblr appears to have changed their posts export format, breaking compatibility with …

2022-08-19: Adding the Artemis launch window to my calendar. August 29th. We just finished watching all 3 …

2022-08-19: Seems like I’ve been in and out for 2 weeks, both vacation and unexpected travel. Even though …

2022-08-18: Raining over downtown Austin, from Mopac.

2022-08-17: St. Peter’s in Bordelonville, LA.

2022-08-15: Changed my profile photo to a shot from Disneyland last week. Cropped funny but I like it anyway. …

2022-08-15: UK approves Moderna variant booster. Hope we get this in the US in the fall. Many people will have …

2022-08-15: Forgot to link last week to @coreint because I was traveling. On episode 525, @danielpunkass and I …

2022-08-14: Vacation over, time to get back into the routine with work. Moved the Disneyland app off my home …

2022-08-14: Gas is really expensive in California. But at least we got this cool total. 12345!

2022-08-13: Great few days in San Diego, then drove up for a quick 24 hours at Disneyland. Dinner last night at …

2022-08-11: Deployed a server tweak that may improve some of the flakiness today. Now back to vacation mode with …

2022-08-11: Moving an old WordPress site over to Micro.blog. It’s weird that in 2022 there’s no …

2022-08-10: Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

2022-08-10: Love the glasses at James Coffee Co. ☕️

2022-08-09: San Diego model train museum. So many landscapes. Some really nice bridges and little details …

2022-08-09: Landing in San Diego.

2022-08-06: Finished reading: Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson. There is a lot going on in this. So many …

2022-08-06: Stopped in Corsicana for a coffee and world-famous fruitcake to go. I don’t even love fruitcake, but …

2022-08-03: We released a new episode of @coreint today, with more discussion about Blinksale and subscription …

2022-08-01: We released a new beta of Epilogue for iOS. You can now tap and hold on a book cover in Discover to …

2022-08-01: Today’s Micro Monday episode features @aa! Just finished listening to this in the car this …

2022-07-29: We’ve continued to tweak the new profile popup so that it’s more usable. Faster, …

2022-07-28: MarsEdit 4.6 was released today with some nice improvements for Micro.blog! Automatically …

2022-07-28: Wrapping up another quick trip to Denton. Breakfast earlier at Avoca Coffee. ☕️

2022-07-27: We published a new Core Intuition today talking about @danielpunkass’s plans for MarsEdit 5, …

2022-07-27: Caught up on support email. I had started to lag behind again. Still really happy with the way Help …

2022-07-27: Good feedback on the web profile popup we rolled out yesterday. Thanks everyone! We fixed a couple …

2022-07-26: New web feature that @vincent has been working on, via the news blog: Hover the mouse over …

2022-07-26: Rolled out some bug fixes to the Mac version of Micro.blog this week. “Check for …

2022-07-26: This week’s special guest on Micro Monday is @val! She talks with @jean about moving to …

2022-07-25: Finally starting the Malazan series. I’m reading on Kindle Unlimited which includes the Audible …

2022-07-25: Finished reading: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow 📚

2022-07-25: If you missed it over the weekend, I created a new plug-in that changes your home page to just be …

2022-07-25: Micro.blog 1.0.1 for Android We have a bug fix update today for folks on Android! @vincent actually finished this version months …

2022-07-23: Finished reading: My Neighbor Totoro by Tsugiko Kubo. A short book, for kids or Miyazaki fans. Adds …

2022-07-23: Just discovered The Wandering Inn, an epic 7-book (and counting) fantasy series that the author …

2022-07-23: Posted Core Intuition last night. We start with a discussion about the latest ownership change for …

2022-07-23: Hello, photo bloggers! I created a new plug-in that replaces your home page with a grid of photos …

2022-07-23: New t-shirt.

2022-07-22: Working while the car gets an oil change and other service, outside at the dealer’s covered …

2022-07-22: We like huge flags in Texas.

2022-07-22: We’re working on a new version of Epilogue with a Discover tab, to show a grid of book covers …

2022-07-20: Chuy’s patio. 🍸

2022-07-20: Casey Newton has a write-up about BeReal. I remain perplexed about this app. It’s fascinating, …

2022-07-19: I stopped posting to Instagram over 5 years ago. “My good opinion once lost is lost …

2022-07-19: Om Malik: Instagram’s transformation into QVC is now complete and absolute. Instagram is dead — or …

2022-07-19: This week’s Micro Monday podcast features special guess @fabio: We chat quite a bit on the …

2022-07-18: Out walking yesterday. Can’t remember if this was before, during, or after it was too hot.

2022-07-18: I can’t believe in 2022 I’m installing make from source. What is happening. …

2022-07-18: I’ve been using MySQL for what must be 20+ years now. In that time, it doesn’t seem to …

2022-07-17: Finished reading: From the River to the Sea by John Sedgwick 📚

2022-07-17: Morning coffee. Updating a README. Catching up on email. Hope everyone out there in internet land is …

2022-07-16: Running out of room on my laptop for big stickers, so I cut this Gowalla sticker to fit on the …

2022-07-15: Daniel and I are back this week talking about Twitter, Elon Musk, how the deal is so disruptive, and …

2022-07-15: Had fun brainstorming a new project with @cheesemaker this week. We have a domain name and other …

2022-07-13: I got the new print of my 30 Days book with updated layout. I could still tweak it but I’m calling …

2022-07-12: Haven’t been paying close attention to Medium lately. Curious if we’ll see any changes from their …

2022-07-12: First time back to Red Horn in a year. ☕️

2022-07-12: Old ranch right next to a brand new office building. This guy’s probably wondering why his space is …

2022-07-11: Having that moment when seeing a doctor for non-COVID symptoms but the waiting room is so crowded …

2022-07-11: This week on Micro Monday… It’s me again! @jean and I review some of the recent …

2022-07-09: Wind turbine blades going up I-35.

2022-07-08: George R. R. Martin blogs about Winds of Winter: What I have noticed more and more of late, …

2022-07-08: Reading about how few guns Japan has and even fewer deaths. Obviously a different country and …

2022-07-08: A cute Little Free Library at the Blue Bell factory in Brenham from a couple weeks ago.

2022-07-07: What would Panic do? On the latest episode of Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about the …

2022-07-06: Experimenting with OpenStreetMap. Added a new place that was missing. Thinking about how we could …

2022-07-06: I tweaked the margins and layout of my book 30 Days, submitting another print order. If it looks …

2022-07-06: First time at Cosmic Coffee, in south Austin after selling a car at Carvana. Great outdoor space. ☕️

2022-07-05: Finished reading: The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd 📚

2022-07-05: This week’s Micro Monday features @cliffordbeshers! He talks with @jean about posting photos …

2022-07-05: Importing check-ins from Ohai I’ve used a few apps over the years for location check-ins. Gowalla, Foursquare, and Ohai, which was …

2022-07-03: Helping @cheesemaker test early game builds on Playdate. First crash. So fun to see games come to …

2022-07-02: Quiet morning at the start of the July 4th weekend. Took some of the downtime to wrap up an update …

2022-07-02: I wonder if the way Apple forces developers to agree to updated terms of service is actually legal. …

2022-07-02: Did not finish: Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey. I’ve been reading some older fantasy books …

2022-07-01: Finished reading: Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay. It had been years since I read any books by Kay. …

2022-07-01: I extracted the design I use on manton.org into a new Micro.blog theme called Alpine. It’s …

2022-07-01: “I am very aware that the original concept must do something worthwhile creatively or all the hard …

2022-06-30: After I made the Font Awesome plug-in, I recorded a video about using it, including how Micro.blog …

2022-06-30: Mission: Impossible 1-6 Last week we re-watched all the Mission: Impossible movies. 4, 5, 6, then 1, 2, 3. I think 4 is my …

2022-06-29: Spurs trade Dejounte to the Hawks. Starting to wonder if they know what they’re doing. At some point …

2022-06-29: Upgraded a server this morning, hoping to get to the bottom of some flakiness. The load balancer …

2022-06-28: This hearing with Cassidy Hutchinson is extraordinary. Someone very close to Mark Meadows and the …

2022-06-28: I made a Micro.blog plug-in that loads Font Awesome in your blog, so it’s easier to add icons …

2022-06-27: There’s another new episode of Micro Monday, this week featuring @annahavron! She talks with …

2022-06-27: Had some fun with Micro.blog themes and created a new one for those “link in bio”-style …

2022-06-26: Brenham courthouse from yesterday’s short road trip. Built in 1939. Would be fun to visit all 254 …

2022-06-26: Interesting case about eminent domain for a high-speed train between Dallas and Houston. I …

2022-06-25: Published episode 519 of @coreint. We talk more about MarsEdit moving to the new web view, balancing …

2022-06-25: Crossing the Brazos River where San Felipe de Austin was located in the 1820s, part of Stephen F. …

2022-06-24: Micro.blog plug-ins can have a settings screen to change config parameters. I’ve added a new …

2022-06-24: A powerful statement from the dissent: The majority has overruled Roe and Casey for one and only …

2022-06-24: Excited to demo a new multiple-post, batch find and replace feature in Micro.blog we added this …

2022-06-24: When I’m frustrated about something I can’t directly control, I’ve learned that …

2022-06-23: Tokaido at Vigilante Gastropub & Games.

2022-06-23: The January 6th hearings are pretty serious stuff, so I love today’s break to lighten the mood …

2022-06-23: A little surprised that it took them this long to build Twitter Notes. Not a good replacement for a …

2022-06-23: Great behind-the-scenes post about building the “Bubble Up” feature in Hey email.

2022-06-22: You may have noticed that we added a new status bubble to Micro.blog on the web. Makes it easier to …

2022-06-22: Whipped up a little plug-in to make it easier to disable search engine indexing via robots.txt.

2022-06-21: As today’s January 6th hearing went on I became more and more glued to it. Can only imagine what …

2022-06-21: Of course I have today’s hearing on in the background while I work. Rusty Bowers is a really …

2022-06-21: Congrats @ccgus on 20 years of Flying Meat. I like the idea of marking anniversaries by when the …

2022-06-20: Micro Monday is back! Today’s podcast episode features @sod.

2022-06-20: Stage Manager compatibility without precedent I’ve been thinking about why Apple’s decision to restrict Stage Manager on iPad to M1-based devices …

2022-06-19: Got a hardcover of The Lies of Locke Lamora, which I had only read in e-book before. Want to re-read …

2022-06-19: We rewatched Jurassic Park 1, 2, and World over the last few days, then went to see Jurassic World …

2022-06-19: The story of Juneteenth is fascinating. I’ll admit that growing up in Texas, I didn’t …

2022-06-18: Coffee shop photos template I take a lot of photos at coffee shops. For some reason this morning I thought it would be fun to …

2022-06-17: We posted episode 518 of Core Intuition. Hints about MarsEdit 5, more new WebKit, old frameworks, …

2022-06-17: Playdate has arrived! 🕹

2022-06-17: Me: “Yes, do that little thing.” Traci: “Do you realize how much you quote Meet Me in St. …

2022-06-17: Got an email from Medium: “Your audience is growing. You have 1 new follower.” I’m …

2022-06-17: Made some tweaks to my check-ins site manton.coffee this week. Also imported my 2020 check-ins. …

2022-06-17: Great update to Mimi Uploader from @samgrover: Recent Uploads used to show only the uploads you …

2022-06-17: Watched the 4-part CNN series on Watergate this week. I always think I know about Watergate, but …

2022-06-16: Finished reading: Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas by Stephen Harrigan. Excellent. Took me a …

2022-06-16: Watching the hearings. We disagree on a lot, but it’s reassuring when members of the GOP do …

2022-06-16: We’re discussing tweaks to Micro.blog Teams to make it more useful. Nice to review our plans …

2022-06-15: Updated my profile photo for the first time in forever. The old shot was from a cruise we took about …

2022-06-15: West Oak Coffee Bar from over the weekend in Denton. ☕️

2022-06-14: 100° here all week. Nice article at CNN about wind and solar in Texas powering almost 40% of daily …

2022-06-14: I thought the Warriors/Celtics series would go to 7 games and I still think that. Gonna be tough, …

2022-06-13: UNT campus.

2022-06-12: Murals outside Aura Coffee. Protect kids not guns. ☕️

2022-06-12: “If you love books enough, books will love you back.” — Jo Walton

2022-06-11: d20 Tavern in Denton. Such a great idea. Tons of games and 20 beers on tap, so you can roll a d20 to …

2022-06-11: When I added compatibility with Mastodon in Micro.blog, I required custom domain names because I …

2022-06-10: So excited about this that I’m even linking to Twitter. Scott Lynch working on Gentlemen Bastards …

2022-06-10: Better change log for Micro.blog features and fixes We’ve come up with a new way to document changes to Micro.blog. In the past, we usually only …

2022-06-10: This article in the New York Times about the Great Salt Lake was really eye-opening. I noticed the …

2022-06-10: Upgraded one of the Micro.blog servers today. Shouldn’t be super noticeable, just a little bit …

2022-06-10: The live The Talk Show from this year’s WWDC is up. Sorry to miss this in person, but the 4K …

2022-06-09: Watched the first of the January 6th hearings. It is still stunning that this day actually happened, …

2022-06-09: I still play Wordle every day. Posting this one because guess 4 is interesting to me… Correct …

2022-06-09: There’s a new episode of Core Int out with our first thoughts on WWDC 2022. What is the future …

2022-06-09: Micro.blog will now keep track of previous versions of a blog post when it’s saved. It will …

2022-06-08: Finished reading: Enchanters' End Game by David Eddings 📚

2022-06-07: Watched a few WWDC sessions this morning. Good stuff, but nothing I can really use right now. Think …

2022-06-06: Installed the iPadOS 16 beta only to discover that Stage Manager doesn’t work with the latest …

2022-06-06: I don’t buy that many print books anymore. Decided to splurge on this copy of Mistborn. This quick …

2022-06-06: Didn’t see a whole lot at WWDC that will directly impact Micro.blog, but want to test out …

2022-06-06: I’ve added a special Micro.blog pin if you mention “WWDC” in a microblog post …

2022-06-06: This is a cool Shortcut from @ezellwrites for taking text from a book and sharing it as a quote to …

2022-06-06: WWDC day! Unrelated but kind of related, I downgraded Apple One family plan to just iCloud+. Going …

2022-06-04: According to our status page, we had 100% uptime in May for blogs hosted on Micro.blog. This is the …

2022-06-04: Updated Micro.blog for Mac to version 2.5.1 today with a few bug fixes. Micro.blog now does a better …

2022-06-03: WWDC is next week. On this week’s Core Intuition, we talk about what Apple is doing leading up …

2022-06-03: Lunch yesterday. I usually keep a mask in my pocket wherever I go, but forgot it for some reason and …

2022-06-02: For the last couple weekends we’ve been updating our bathrooms. New cabinets, sink, mirrors. Our …

2022-06-02: Looking forward to Celtics/Warriors game 1 tonight. Love that Derrick White is in the finals! Still …

2022-06-01: Fixed a handful of bugs this morning, little things that no one notices and bigger things like push …

2022-05-31: Micro.blog 2.5 for Mac with replies, bookshelves We shipped version 2.5 of Micro.blog for macOS today. I had originally intended to just add a new …

2022-05-31: Catching up on more fallout from the duplicate posts bug last week. The good news is the bug is …

2022-05-29: On the latest Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I remember that we’re actually programmers …

2022-05-28: Finished reading: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro. Brilliant. I loved this. 📚

2022-05-28: Planning to release the next version of Micro.blog for Mac in a couple days. It adds reply editing …

2022-05-28: These few sentences from Nick Heer at Pixel Envy are probably the best and most concise wrap-up of …

2022-05-28: I was going to write a longer technical post, but instead here’s the bug summary from last …

2022-05-27: Folks seeing duplicate posts in the timeline, usually after editing a post quickly: I finally got to …

2022-05-27: Driving to the coffee shop to work this morning, noticed I had a full tank of gas and briefly …

2022-05-26: Fixing some issues that could add duplicate posts in the timeline that some folks have run into this …

2022-05-25: Congrats to @conradstoll on Grocery 3.0! The app keeps getting better. Nice review over at …

2022-05-25: I’ve mostly backed off political blogging, instead channeling my frustrating into work to make …

2022-05-24: Up early Tuesday, lots going on today… But can’t shake the feeling that it’s …

2022-05-22: Car battery died while I left my trunk open waiting for an IKEA pickup. Feels awkward to ask …

2022-05-21: If anyone wants to play along with the in-progress books support in Micro.blog for Mac, you can grab …

2022-05-21: I still really like Objective-C and AppKit. I can think of a lot of improvements to make, but …

2022-05-20: Trying to get back into the photo challenge after missing a bunch of days. Today’s word is beverage. …

2022-05-20: When I’m in a coding rut I find it really helpful to work on something fun and different for a …

2022-05-20: Much has been written about the deteriorating Music.app experience. The new UI never really clicked …

2022-05-19: On the latest @coreint, we talk WWDC and then react to a recent 37signals podcast about selling the …

2022-05-19: Bike and outliners with M.b Blogging and outlining share a long history together. Userland’s Clay Basket could create a full …

2022-05-19: Try hard. ☕️

2022-05-18: This is cool! @sod has created a page that when clicked will take you to a random photo in the …

2022-05-17: We have a new public beta of Micro.blog for Android with a couple bug fixes. Here’s a link if …

2022-05-16: Expect I’ve unlocked my phone approaching 100,000 times since the first iPhone. Attempts to …

2022-05-16: For the last few weeks we’ve been reworking how Micro.blog subscriptions are upgraded. I just …

2022-05-15: Avoca Coffee in Denton. ☕️

2022-05-13: Posted episode 513 of @coreint. We talk about whether we got accepted to the WWDC special event at …

2022-05-12: Safari back button shortcut Sometime recently, Safari’s back button keyboard shortcut ⌘← stopped working. I’ve …

2022-05-11: Last month we quietly added some better server monitoring to catch problems on hosted blogs. Happy …

2022-05-11: Wondering if I should be concerned that I haven’t received any truly negative feedback about …

2022-05-11: This is the last week to order Indie Microblogging in e-book or print editions. I know I’ve …

2022-05-10: Good morning! Busy day but first a little work and coffee. ☕️

2022-05-09: Driving through our old neighborhood, a lot has changed in the 20 years since we lived there, but …

2022-05-09: “A day, a week, a month, a year. Every second brings me here.” — Arcade Fire 🎶

2022-05-09: I submitted a request for WWDC’s in-person day, but now I’m much less interested in …

2022-05-09: The most surprising thing about enabling email newsletters for my blog is that I enjoy getting a …

2022-05-07: We posted episode 512 of Core Intuition tonight. WWDC event thoughts and more.

2022-05-06: Not a silhouette, but the only photo I took today that reminds me of one. Kind of the opposite.

2022-05-06: Nice update coming soon to Mimi Uploader, a batch photo uploader for iOS. The next version will show …

2022-05-06: Almost a week into the May photo challenge. I love the photos grid on the web. (Also now looks good …

2022-05-05: Herbs and flowers in the earth, for day 5 of the photo challenge. Happy Cinco de Mayo! This is from …

2022-05-04: The extra time the 1Password folks worked on version 8 seems to have paid off. I upgraded and the …

2022-05-03: Day 3 of the photo challenge is experimental… Didn’t have a good idea for the photo until I was …

2022-05-02: Photo challenge, day 2. I bought this camera last year thinking it would be worth it for the zoom, …

2022-05-02: Last month was difficult in ways I haven’t blogged about yet. Needed a break, so loaded up the kayak …

2022-05-02: On our Plans page we have $5, $10, and $20 options. I kind of want to put a “our most popular …

2022-05-02: Love seeing all the photos for the May photo challenge. I’m hoping to finally get the 30-day …

2022-05-01: Late this week but hopefully worth the wait… Core Intuition 511 about Elon Musk and Twitter! …

2022-05-01: The photo challenge is underway! Day 1, switch.

2022-04-29: Love seeing completely different themes on Micro.blog, like the design for micro.alexezell.com by …

2022-04-29: About a month ago, we rolled out a change that made microblog posts much faster to appear in the …

2022-04-29: If you’re new to Micro.blog, make sure to check out the third-party apps if the official …

2022-04-28: If you’re using Micro.blog bookmarks, check out this Shortcut for iOS and macOS from …

2022-04-27: Achievement unlocked? No idea where the key is to this old lock and the trick with leveraging the …

2022-04-27: It’s cool to see people reading the microblogging book. Reminder that we’re going to …

2022-04-27: Email response time in Help Scout for the last couple of months. Average about 14 hours. Could be …

2022-04-27: Morning everyone. Coffee and work outside at Cenote. ☕️

2022-04-27: I expect Twitter to pause anything new during this limbo period between the Twitter board accepting …

2022-04-26: Updated Micro.blog for macOS with a couple bug fixes today, including a fix from @otaviocc for Day …

2022-04-26: Lunch earlier at Torchy’s. Hadn’t been there in a while, nice to see some menu tweaks like fresh …

2022-04-26: We love welcoming new people to Micro.blog. Thanks for giving it a try if you’re new! Mastodon …

2022-04-25: Last night had a dream that was too bizarre and timely not to share… In it, I met Eugen …

2022-04-25: Mostly running errands this morning as the Elon Musk + Twitter news was breaking. Watched the rain …

2022-04-25: Hello new folks joining Micro.blog! 👋 From @kimberlyhirsh: Everybody on Twitter wants to know where …

2022-04-25: Still disappointed that the Spurs didn’t make the playoffs, but I guess I have to begrudgingly …

2022-04-24: Walking around Barton Springs for the first time in a while. Kind of shocked to see Shady Grove …

2022-04-24: Barton Creek.

2022-04-22: Just realized I didn’t show the Bookshelves pin in the demo video about books on Micro.blog. I knew …

2022-04-22: In my demo video yesterday, I used the Scribe theme by @ChrisHannah. Looks really nice with the book …

2022-04-22: Raining a little this morning. Coffee at Lazarus. ☕️

2022-04-21: I know it’s not always clear how all of Micro.blog’s book features fit together, so I …

2022-04-21: Bouldin Creek Cafe. ☕️

2022-04-20: When a company gets too big, they inevitably forget why they exist. Not even the greatest, …

2022-04-20: Needed to be in Georgetown for a band UIL concert this afternoon, so had a long lunch sitting …

2022-04-20: If you’re not on Micro.blog Premium, you might not know that Micro.blog has a read-later …

2022-04-20: The photo challenge is back! Starts May 1st.

2022-04-20: On this week’s Core Int, @danielpunkass and I follow up on SwiftUI button sizing, cross-platform …

2022-04-19: Micro.blog mobile and tablet redesign Today we launched a design update for the Micro.blog web interface. Vincent has been working on this …

2022-04-19: Thunderbird Coffee. Kind of cold outside this morning. ☕️

2022-04-18: Waterloo Park.

2022-04-18: Listening to Bruce Springsteen’s Thunder Road. One of my favorite live recordings, pops up on …

2022-04-18: Lots of work to do this morning. Trying to start the week right with coffee and breakfast tacos. ☕️

2022-04-17: Core Int 509: we talk about Setapp’s reaction to the war in Ukraine, how Setapp is going in …

2022-04-17: Now that I’m tracking all of my book reading in Micro.blog, I cleared out my “currently …

2022-04-17: All caught up on support email this morning, mostly updating orders for the book. Also, there should …

2022-04-16: Finished reading: Castle of Wizardry by David Eddings. When I started this series, I thought it was …

2022-04-15: Can’t believe we’re already getting peaches on the new tree. Only planted it a few weeks ago and …

2022-04-15: Book pre-orders email I sent the following email to anyone who was early to pre-order the book Indie Microblogging. My …

2022-04-14: I’ve been making small edits to book.micro.blog over the last couple of weeks. Not as much …

2022-04-14: My initial take on the Elon Musk buyout offer: the web is better when it is more distributed, with …

2022-04-14: “There will be distractions ahead” — Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal, last week

2022-04-13: Spurs didn’t quite have enough to recover after early foul trouble and missed shots. Great run in …

2022-04-13: Added a new pin for the Micro.blog bookshelves feature! When you add a book to a bookshelf, …

2022-04-12: Walking through the capitol grounds after an appointment downtown this morning.

2022-04-11: We’ve updated Epilogue for Android to version 1.1 with the new React Native-based code to …

2022-04-10: Spurs vs. Mavs, last game of the regular season. 🏀

2022-04-10: On the road today, stopped at Pinewood Coffee in Waco. Nice outside courtyard space. ☕️

2022-04-09: Finished a bunch of work this morning, now taking some time to get into the 2nd book of The …

2022-04-09: Epilogue for iOS has been updated with a couple improvements and bug fixes. I’m also going to …

2022-04-08: We just posted a new episode of Extra Intuition, our special podcast for @coreint members: Daniel …

2022-04-08: When at home I’ll eat a quick lunch in front of the TV. Make lunch, turn on CNN. It’s a …

2022-04-07: On this week’s Core Intuition, we talk all about the WWDC announcement. Because of course we do! …

2022-04-07: Twitter announces more Bluesky details: Starting as a centralized platform, Twitter can take steps …

2022-04-07: If anyone’s curious how I made my Wordle page, I copied my puzzles from where I had shared …

2022-04-06: On a whim, created a web page on my blog with a grid of all my Wordle puzzles for March. Kind of a …

2022-04-05: Spurs over the Nuggets, one of my favorite wins of the season. They’re playing great at the right …

2022-04-05: Finished reading: The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh 📚

2022-04-04: Finished reading: The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles 📚

2022-04-04: As Micro.blog hosting has improved, I’ve thought our $5/month plan compares favorably with …

2022-04-04: Bluebonnets around the neighborhood.

2022-04-01: On this week’s episode of Core Intuition, we talk about crosswords, @danielpunkass’s calendar …

2022-04-01: No April Fools jokes from me today, just bug fixes. Deployed a server fix for conversations in …

2022-03-31: Always love “going indie” posts. John Siracusa: By 2022, I had returned to thinking not …

2022-03-31: Congrats to @RogueAmoeba on the release of Audio Hijack 4! Really big update. Their blog post has …

2022-03-31: I think it was @amit who suggested something like this change at Micro Camp earlier this month, on …

2022-03-31: Deployed a bunch of server changes today. Some behind-the-scenes stuff that @vincent has been …

2022-03-29: I’ve been reading a lot of e-books and audiobooks, so wanted to pick up something new in print. Just …

2022-03-29: Improved several things in the Bookshelves section of Micro.blog on the web. More consistent …

2022-03-29: Austin has come alive in the last week with blooming red buds, mountain laurel, and bluebonnets.

2022-03-28: Finished reading: Magician’s Gambit by David Eddings 📚

2022-03-28: Realized last week that I need to actually use the email newsletter feature of Micro.blog myself so …

2022-03-28: We watched the Oscars live last night and were confused and then stunned by what happened with Will …

2022-03-27: Working on Epilogue this morning, and Android + iOS builds have my Intel MacBook fans going at full …

2022-03-25: Congrats to @marco on the new Overcast redesign. I’ve been using the beta and it’s a …

2022-03-25: Following up the new bookmarks improvements with more changes today: added Pinboard import and fixed …

2022-03-25: The last time I was here (Wright Bros Brew & Brew), you could park across the street because it …

2022-03-25: New Spurs mural on east 4th. Getting coffee around the corner at Wright Bros. ☕️

2022-03-24: We’ve started to get the videos from Micro Camp up on the YouTube channel. Thanks again to our …

2022-03-23: Mozilla's vision for the web I’m reading through Mozilla’s vision for the evolution of the web. On web sites being …

2022-03-23: Bookmark improvements in Micro.blog Today we rolled out a few improvements to bookmarks, including an import from Instapaper and Pocket. …

2022-03-22: So impressed with Ketanji Brown Jackson. What a great pick for the Supreme Court. 🇺🇸

2022-03-21: We’ve been glued to KXAN for the last couple hours. Tornados in the Austin area, just unreal. Missed …

2022-03-21: Finished reading: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon. Epic. Felt like 2 books and …

2022-03-20: Don’t think I mentioned this last week, but there have been some behind-the-scenes …

2022-03-20: Rolled out some improvements to our Goodreads import. It now attempts to find other editions of a …

2022-03-18: Posted episode 505 of @coreint. How it went at Micro Camp, the book, and new FastScripts.

2022-03-18: I added a new export option to Micro.blog: Posts → … → Export → “Export theme and …

2022-03-18: Rolled out better support for Goodreads RSS feeds, which were slow or unreliable before. In …

2022-03-18: One step forward, one step back. Upgraded a server yesterday with faster hardware, which broke …

2022-03-17: Rolled out a couple fixes for Micro.blog Premium email newsletters: replying to newsletters now …

2022-03-17: I’ve copied all the Markdown files for Indie Microblogging to this GitHub repository, for …

2022-03-17: Continue to fix typos and other mistakes in the Indie Microblogging book. Going to revisit a few …

2022-03-16: My mom found this notebook paper I had used when I was 13 years old to plan out the route to my …

2022-03-16: Kind of feels like summer in Austin today. Good day for lunch and coffee outside for a while. ☀️

2022-03-15: We’ve updated Wavelength for iOS with a couple bug fixes. Easy way to record, edit, and …

2022-03-15: Jean posted a photo of the folks who could join us in-person for Micro Camp. Not shown: me fumbling …

2022-03-14: Some people have noticed that Indie Microblogging wasn’t showing up in Micro.blog’s own …

2022-03-13: A few photos from the McMenamins Kennedy School Hotel.

2022-03-13: Thanks again to everyone who participated in Micro Camp over the last couple of days. Great talks …

2022-03-12: Speaking of cold, here’s another photo from Salt Lake City a few days ago. Cottonwood Canyon.

2022-03-12: Cold morning in Portland, walked to Extracto Coffee before we get ready to set up for Micro Camp day …

2022-03-12: Thinking about Micro Camp, I said to @jean yesterday: “We are so lucky.” Great community …

2022-03-11: Core Intuition 504 has been posted! We talk about this week’s Apple event and publishing the …

2022-03-11: Thanks again everyone who has joined us for Micro Camp so far! The first 2 sessions are available to …

2022-03-11: Early book feedback I designed the structure of the Indie Microblogging book knowing that most people weren’t …

2022-03-10: Nice thing about how book.micro.blog works is that it’s just a Micro.blog-hosted blog, with a …

2022-03-09: Jazz vs. Blazers. 🏀

2022-03-09: Kickstarter video and transcript I posted an update to Kickstarter backers today with a video of me talking about the Indie …

2022-03-09: Published the book draft this morning and then got on a flight to Utah, slight detour before …

2022-03-09: Complete draft of Indie Microblogging published It took longer and grew into a bigger project than I expected, but I’m happy to announce today that …

2022-03-06: Finished reading: The Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2022-03-04: Finished reading: Queen of Sorcery by David Eddings. The series is slow at times but starting to get …

2022-03-04: Clever new app MaskerAid from Casey Liss to automatically put emoji over faces in your photos. …

2022-03-03: Posted episode 503 of Core Intuition. We talk more about Help Scout and GitHub.

2022-03-02: Next week is the 20th anniversary of my blog. Would be cool if I had something new to announce then.

2022-03-01: Brandon Sanderson drops some big news in a video on YouTube. I did not see this coming. 📚

2022-02-28: A walk through the University of North Texas yesterday.

2022-02-26: Finished reading: Sixth of the Dusk by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2022-02-26: Here’s another great post about the IndieWeb Personal Libraries pop-up, from Maggie Appleton …

2022-02-26: Finished reading: Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings 📚

2022-02-25: The schedule for Micro Camp is coming together! Jean has a blog post with the speakers and topics. …

2022-02-24: Reminded by @jean that the MacPaw folks are primarily in Ukraine: Mac users: you might not realize …

2022-02-24: Continuing to make little tweaks and fixes to book search and bookshelves. We now show a book …

2022-02-24: Ukraine is about the size of Texas. When they show a map on CNN, I keep imagining what we would do. …

2022-02-24: Epilogue for iOS has been updated to version 1.2.1, with better accessibility support and a new book …

2022-02-23: React Native diary #7: accessibility I heard from a user this week that some screens in Epilogue aren’t very accessible with VoiceOver. …

2022-02-22: A new beta of Micro.blog for Android is available! There has been a lot of work on this since the …

2022-02-21: Epilogue 1.2 is now out for iOS! This release fixes several issues and adds posting to external …

2022-02-20: Finished reading: Stardust by Neil Gaiman 📚

2022-02-20: Posted episode 502 of @coreint. We talk all about email support and evaluating other services like …

2022-02-20: Personal libraries next steps Yesterday’s IndieWeb session gave me a lot to think about, and a couple specific next things …

2022-02-20: Great write-up by @ton of yesterday’s IndieWeb Personal Libraries pop-up session. I thought …

2022-02-19: Epilogue 1.2 preview I’ve been improving the profile screen in the new Epilogue to support adding external blogs …

2022-02-18: Enjoying the switch to Help Scout. Fast, clean UI, and nice personality. Feels like software created …

2022-02-17: Excited that Brad Bird will finally get to make Ray Gunn, a concept which predates even his film The …

2022-02-17: Getting some work done between errands today. Easy Tiger. ☕️

2022-02-17: I didn’t exactly mean to ship Epilogue 1.1 yet, but… it’s out for iOS already! …

2022-02-17: On the upcoming @coreint, @danielpunkass and I talk about support email. As a heads-up that some …

2022-02-16: Great article by Jason Snell on side-loading: When every app review decision is no longer a death …

2022-02-16: React Native diary #6: SF Symbols The goal in my experiments with React Native is to build an app that feels as native to iOS as …

2022-02-16: Gotta share this “2” because it’s unlikely to happen again. Wordle 242 2/6 🟩⬛🟨⬛⬛ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

2022-02-15: React Native diary #5: misc observations Some thoughts after about a week of using React Native to rewrite Epilogue. It’s going well and has …

2022-02-14: Worked downtown this morning from Lazarus, then walked around. I’m okay with the mix of new …

2022-02-14: React Native diary #4: modals I’m continuing to plow ahead with the Epilogue rewrite. I’ve added a storage class to wrap …

2022-02-14: Turns out we broke category pages (including too many posts) for some themes in the new Hugo …

2022-02-14: The books pop-up session is this weekend. I’m trying to get Epilogue 1.1 done before then, …

2022-02-13: I can’t stop laughing at that Coinbase QR code ad. Brilliant, evil, and no doubt super …

2022-02-13: React Native diary #3: dark mode Even though Epilogue 1.0 was simple, it did support Dark Mode on iOS. I always run my phone in Dark …

2022-02-13: Posted episode 501 of @coreint. We talk about Apple’s new App Store rules for the Netherlands, …

2022-02-12: React Native diary #2: state I’ve been programming the Mac for over 25 years, but I’m stumbling through React Native and …

2022-02-11: I think I’m ready to move away from Zendesk. Recommendations? I don’t blame it for my …

2022-02-11: I had upgraded to new AirPods 3 for the last couple months. I loved the sound, but they were never …

2022-02-11: Wordle is live at The New York Times and looks identical for now, hopefully easing some concerns.

2022-02-11: React Native diary #1 In the spirit of Brent’s Sync Diary series from 2013-2014, I’m going to blog a little …

2022-02-11: Vincent shares his thoughts on the future of Gluon, especially as it relates to Micro.blog for …

2022-02-10: Like outliners and Shortcuts? @vincode has a write-up for how he posts from an outline in Zavala 2.0 …

2022-02-10: Finished reading: Termination Shock by Neal Stephenson. Love the premise, characters, and strong …

2022-02-10: More presenters announced for Micro Camp 2022. 🏕

2022-02-09: Moving away from App Store-focused development A few things are happening at once that together are putting some clarity on the direction we should …

2022-02-09: Rolling out a fix for cross-posting in Micro.blog, which broke when we optimized publishing …

2022-02-08: I’m torn between thinking we have enough emoji already but really wanting an iced coffee …

2022-02-08: Love this post from @benwerd. I’m imagining what native app platforms would be like if they …

2022-02-07: Finished reading: White Sand (Volume 1) by Brandon Sanderson. Another part of the Cosmere. Wonder if …

2022-02-07: Rolling out another optimization in Micro.blog today. You should see some of your new posts show up …

2022-02-07: Every Monday morning, I write down a few things I plan to focus on for the week. Inevitably a few …

2022-02-07: Micro.blog 2.3 for iOS Micro.blog 2.3 is now available in the App Store, including these changes: Added syntax …

2022-02-07: After a nice run last week of 3/6s in Wordle, got stuck today. Wordle 233 6/6 ⬛⬛⬛🟩⬛ ⬛⬛⬛🟩🟨 ⬛⬛🟨🟩🟨 …

2022-02-06: Finished reading: The Art of Wolfwalkers by Charles Solomon. I have a lot of “art of” books, but …

2022-02-06: Finished reading: How to Stop Time by Matt Haig 📚

2022-02-06: We’ve hit episode 500 on Core Intuition. For this special milestone, we look back on a few …

2022-02-05: Nice to make a fire because we want to rather than because we have to like last year’s winter storm.

2022-02-05: Added plug-in search to Micro.blog and a filter for only showing themes, now that we are starting to …

2022-02-04: These guidelines from Apple about external payments are even worse than I expected. So many hoops to …

2022-02-04: Looking forward to our 2nd Micro Camp. Mostly virtual but I’ll be in Portland for it. 📅

2022-02-03: Easier RSVP-ing with IndieWeb plug-in After I added Micro Camp 2022 to events.indieweb.org, I wanted to send an IndieWeb RSVP to the …

2022-02-03: Micro Camp 2022 is now listed on events.indieweb.org too, if anyone in the IndieWeb community wants …

2022-02-03: Still getting used to the idea that we might have a winter storm like this in Austin every year now. …

2022-02-02: More Micro.camp 2022 details! Stickers! Portland!

2022-02-01: Congrats to @vincode on releasing Zavala 2.0! iOS and macOS outliner with iCloud sync and great …

2022-01-31: Nice to see Maus at the top of the best-sellers list. I actually ordered a copy last week too. …

2022-01-31: This morning’s Micro.blog update included performance improvements, bug fixes to ActivityPub …

2022-01-29: Tweaking the design of my blog a little, changing the colors and header. Clicking on random posts to …

2022-01-29: I’m resuming the TestFlight beta for Micro.blog for iOS. The first beta of version 2.3 …

2022-01-29: I created a new Micro.blog plug-in called “Custom home page” that replaces your blog …

2022-01-29: Last night’s Spurs vs. Bulls game was really fun. DeRozan’s playing well, maybe even …

2022-01-28: Improved theme management in Micro.blog today, including disabling previous theme plug-ins when …

2022-01-28: DHH asking questions that remind me of Micro.blog. The balance is easy posting but not virality: …

2022-01-27: Core Intuition 499! Just one episode away from 500. Hard to believe. This week we talk about …

2022-01-27: Made a few more improvements to blog publishing performance. Feels kind of like carving something …

2022-01-26: Micro Camp 2022 is happening in March! This post from @jean has the details. Also check out the …

2022-01-25: Finished reading: The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch 📚

2022-01-25: Worked all day on new plug-in improvements. Pretty happy with the progress. Assuming no major bugs, …

2022-01-25: A date has been set for the IndieWeb personal libraries pop-up session: February 19th. Looking …

2022-01-24: I should be able to finish The Republic of Thieves this week, so I went to order the 4th book in the …

2022-01-24: Looking pretty good with screenshots in the Micro.blog plug-ins directory.

2022-01-24: Almost gave up on Wordle today. Whew. 219 6/6. ⬛⬛⬛🟩⬛ ⬛🟨⬛🟩⬛ ⬛⬛🟩🟩⬛ ⬛⬛🟩🟩🟩 ⬛⬛🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

2022-01-22: On the latest Core Intuition, we talk about the App Store and Apple’s response to government …

2022-01-20: “I’m a firm believer that often terror is trying to tell us of a force far greater than …

2022-01-19: Apple's response to South Korea untenable I’m as tired of debating the App Store as anyone. I’ve been making essentially the same …

2022-01-19: Latest Android beta of Micro.blog is hung up in review because apparently Google can be just as …

2022-01-18: The free COVID tests web site really couldn’t be easier. Takes 30 seconds. Well done, USPS …

2022-01-17: The path to M.b for Android Last June, I was traveling with my family for a vacation to Washington DC. We had all gotten …

2022-01-17: I updated Micro.blog for macOS today with a bug fix and new right-click context menu for hosted blog …

2022-01-17: Every once in a while, someone new to Micro.blog asks if it is actively developed. What…? We are …

2022-01-16: Cold morning in downtown Dallas, walking from the hotel to get coffee and I passed this, on the …

2022-01-15: There are so many characters in Encanto, it really improves on subsequent viewings when you know who …

2022-01-14: New @coreint is up. Banks and AirTags.

2022-01-14: Introducing Micro.blog for Android Today we’re releasing the first public beta of Micro.blog for Android. You can download it here on …

2022-01-14: Deploying new versions of Micro.blog is a comically tedious process.

2022-01-14: My best Wordle yet. 209 3/6. I tend to play random first words, and sometimes I get lucky. 🟩⬛🟨⬛🟨 …

2022-01-13: AppKit still pretty great Reacting to Daniel Jalkut’s follow-up on his 2010 post about native apps vs. web apps, Michael …

2022-01-12: I haven’t thought much about AirTags since they launched. I wanted one but didn’t need …

2022-01-11: Hugo folks, we’re considering a fix that will make it easier to style standalone blog pages in …

2022-01-11: New update to the Mac version of Micro.blog today with bug fixes and HTML syntax highlighting along …

2022-01-10: Testing a bug fix update to today’s Micro.blog for Mac update, and I also squeezed in a change …

2022-01-10: The situation with the NBA and Kyrie Irving is so silly. If you’re a Nets fan, you can’t …

2022-01-10: Micro.blog 2.4 for macOS Today we released an update to the Mac app that adds a preview window. This is handy for longer …

2022-01-09: 15 years ago today the iPhone was announced. I blogged that day about how blown away I was by it. …

2022-01-09: Some folks noticed that I broke RSS feeds (including too many items) during the Hugo upgrade. …

2022-01-08: If you’re using the Minos theme for your blog, there’s a new plug-in in the directory to …

2022-01-08: Revisiting 43 Things A few weeks ago, something in a discussion prompted me to look up the site 43 Things, which I used …

2022-01-08: Posted the first episode of Core Intuition for 2022, talking with @danielpunkass about productivity …

2022-01-08: I enjoy the IndieWeb pop-ups that have become popular in pandemic times. Easier to commit to a …

2022-01-07: Finished reading: Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch. First book of 2022. Love this series. 📚

2022-01-07: Moving to new Hugo There has been a lot of activity around Micro.blog plug-ins lately, inspiring me to improve the …

2022-01-06: Wordle 201 6/6. I said I’d stop playing but it pulled me back in for another day… For …

2022-01-05: I put a link to the Surprise me! plug-in in my blog footer. Pretty fun to click it a few times and …

2022-01-05: I’ve updated Micro.blog’s plug-in directory so you can actually link to plug-ins now. …

2022-01-05: Matt Birchler: I think that crypto will have a place in the future, but I think the applications of …

2022-01-04: Wordle 199. First time I’ve played this game and I’m not great at it… Needed at least one more …

2022-01-03: Great post from @benwerd about blogging: This earliest form of social media is, for me, the deepest …

2022-01-02: Wrote a plug-in called “All photos” that overrides the Photos page to include every …

2022-01-02: 5 years ago today, I launched the Kickstarter for Micro.blog. Soooo much has happened since then, …

2022-01-01: Train bridge and more wind turbines, halfway between Lubbock and Abilene.

2022-01-01: I’m not big on stats, but a positive change I made last year was to get my reading time way up, from …

2022-01-01: New year, new coffee. Stopped at Palace Coffee in Canyon, Texas. Cool old building from 1906. ☕️

2021-12-31: Last episode of @coreint for 2021 has been posted, just barely. We look toward 2022 and talk about …

2021-12-31: Lighthouse trail at Palo Duro Canyon.

2021-12-30: Wind turbines outside of Sweetwater, Texas. Hundreds of them in all directions.

2021-12-29: There was a lingering issue in the last day with updating the Micro.blog timeline for some blogs. …

2021-12-29: Nice to see the new plug-in version check working. Micro.blog now automatically checks GitHub for …

2021-12-28: Old oak trees at Merit Coffee on South Lamar. The house also has a historical marker — built around …

2021-12-28: Coffee and work on a few random Micro.blog backend things. I tweaked how publishing works to squeeze …

2021-12-27: Importing blog archive files It was way back around IndieWebCamp Austin 2017 that I proposed a new archive format for blogs. …

2021-12-27: I’ve added @amit’s Post Stats plug-in to the directory so it’s easy to install …

2021-12-27: It’s easy to be optimistic after a couple blowout wins, but love how this Spurs team is …

2021-12-26: A little post-Christmas coding, updating the Mac app to support importing .bar (blog archive) files. …

2021-12-26: Finished reading: A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab 📚

2021-12-25: Hope everyone’s having a nice day! Just posted the latest Core Intuition. 🎄

2021-12-24: There will be a IndieWeb pop-up session in February about personal libraries: using alternatives to …

2021-12-24: You can unlock a secret “Happy Holidays” pin on Micro.blog by mentioning various winter …

2021-12-23: Trail of Lights at Zilker was cars-only again this year, but still fun. I bet it’ll be back to …

2021-12-22: This week’s Micro Monday episode features Ridwan Jaafar. Thanks for being part of the …

2021-12-21: I know in movies the techie hacker is always going to be typing furiously at fake unix-like …

2021-12-20: Still annoyed by the trend of services showing yearly pricing as a monthly estimate. I won’t …

2021-12-19: We just posted Core Intuition 493: @danielpunkass returns to iOS development.

2021-12-19: Apple has approved Epilogue 1.0.1, a bug fix update to our books-focused iOS app. Check it out in …

2021-12-18: Feel like I’m almost on the other side of the COVID booster knocking me around for 24 hours. Luckily …

2021-12-17: We updated a little more of the dark mode colors in Micro.blog on the web. Just small refinements.

2021-12-17: Boosted. They’ve changed things up at Austin Public Health since my first COVID shots. Now using …

2021-12-17: I’ve had to do some work in WordPress recently, and I’ve gotta say I think Micro.blog …

2021-12-17: Every time I have to ask Apple to let me send a beta to customers, it makes me want to not develop …

2021-12-16: The community on Micro.blog is still small enough that even little changes have a big impact. …

2021-12-16: Read most books as e-books this year, but if I started a series and loved it, I usually picked up …

2021-12-15: Finished reading: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. This novel is so well crafted. Loved it. …

2021-12-15: Downtime this morning was super annoying, but no data loss and everything should be running smoothly …

2021-12-14: Updated a few things with the Micro.blog publishing backend, including a new “Rebuild” …

2021-12-14: It’s me on the podcast… 🎙 Manton Reece returns to the Micro Monday podcast to talk about two new …

2021-12-14: Misty, rainy day in Austin. Tried to work at Summer Moon but a guy nearby was sniffling and …

2021-12-14: Micro.blog 2.2 for macOS I’ve updated the Mac app with some improvements around drafts and scheduling posts. …

2021-12-13: An old part of Hancock Center. Wonder what’ll happen to this.

2021-12-13: I was a little familiar with Billie Eilish but hadn’t listened to her latest album all the way …

2021-12-13: Christmas tree and stained glass at Lazarus Brewing. Coffee and work on the macOS app this morning. …

2021-12-13: I’ve updated the Settings button for email newsletters to allow changing the delay for …

2021-12-11: Scheduling posts in the future and the new email newsletters weren’t really in sync until …

2021-12-11: Theme updates: Cypress has been updated to the latest version, and Tufte has been added as a …

2021-12-10: I’ve been updating the email newsletters feature every day this week with tweaks and bug …

2021-12-10: We posted episode 492 of @coreint. We talk about the new email newsletter subscriptions in …

2021-12-10: We updated Sunlit today with a few bug fixes and performance improvements. There’s also a new …

2021-12-10: I started reading The Wizard and the Prophet a couple years ago and liked it, but I stalled about …

2021-12-08: Questions or feedback about the new newsletter subscriptions? We’re recording a podcast …

2021-12-08: Looks like iOS 15.1 has seriously messed up the swipe interaction in Micro.blog for iOS. I know some …

2021-12-07: Styling newsletters in Micro.blog We improved the email newsletter subscriptions feature today based on early feedback. There are a …

2021-12-07: Very happy with the email newsletters rollout. The feedback has been great. I have a short to-do …

2021-12-06: Introducing email newsletter subscriptions Today we’re announcing a major new feature for Micro.blog Premium subscribers: email newsletters. …

2021-12-05: Rewatching some highlights from last night’s Spurs win over the Warriors. 4-game winning streak …

2021-12-04: Putting the final touches on a major new feature we’re launching Monday. I love the way …

2021-12-03: Drafts and scheduling posts This week we improved a few things in Micro.blog for managing drafts and scheduling blog posts to …

2021-12-02: We just posted Core Int 491 with a discussion of Thanksgiving, recent work, and Jack Dorsey …

2021-12-02: Should’ve done this years ago, but finally realized that part of my problem with the modern …

2021-12-01: We’ve started watching Christmas movies. Checking my favorite movies blog post from 2 years …

2021-12-01: Reminded by @amit that we haven’t done enough for managing draft blog posts, so now …

2021-11-29: Finished reading: State of Terror by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny. I’ve been listening to the …

2021-11-29: There’s a new Micro Monday! @artkavanagh talks with @jean about books, writing, newsletters, …

2021-11-29: 90% into this new feature and I started questioning if it’s the right model. Had to take a …

2021-11-28: Finished reading: Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2021-11-28: Posted to @news: Not receiving push notifications? We think we’ve resolved the issue, although you …

2021-11-26: Elgin Christmas Tree Farm. Super crowded this year. Everyone’s ready to get back to holiday …

2021-11-25: Happy Thanksgiving! 🦃 Just posted Core Intuition episode 490.

2021-11-24: Train to Los Angeles Last week I took an Amtrak train out to Los Angeles. I decided not to blog about the trip until I …

2021-11-23: Just merged in 3 pull requests from @vincent. Good week for bug fixes. 🎉

2021-11-23: Rolling out a fix for the recent Micro.blog cross-posting troubles. Should be fixed now! Unexpected …

2021-11-22: Fixed an issue with moving books around in Micro.blog’s bookshelves (or in the companion app, …

2021-11-22: After months (years?) of putting off the migration, we’ve finally switched Micro.blog from New …

2021-11-18: The latest @coreint is out with all things Amtrak. Status update halfway through my trip to LA, book …

2021-11-18: On a train somewhere in Arizona, editing a podcast about being on a train. Going to collect the trip …

2021-11-17: After a whole bunch of App Store rejections — mostly confusion with using Micro.blog accounts and …

2021-11-12: Micro.blog via AppleScript On the latest Core Intuition, Daniel and I talk about the just-released FastScripts 3, his app for …

2021-11-12: For @coreint this week, we talk about @danielpunkass shipping FastScripts 3. Then I grumble about …

2021-11-12: If you’re on TestFlight for Epilogue, I pushed a new version that adds Sign in with Apple. If …

2021-11-12: I created a new Micro.blog theme that uses simple.css. The idea is to have the most lightweight HTML …

2021-11-11: Congrats to @danielpunkass on releasing FastScripts 3!

2021-11-11: More iOS rejections. App Review has lost the plot reviewing Epilogue. Thinking about adding Sign in …

2021-11-11: Micro.blog 2.1.2 for macOS We released an update to Micro.blog for macOS today: Added View menu → “Go to User” …

2021-11-10: The morning did not go as planned but it’s all good now. ☕️

2021-11-09: Hot off the press, just got the test printing of my book 30 Days. Very happy with it. Just need to …

2021-11-09: Epilogue 1.0 for Android Epilogue is now available in Google Play. This is the first official app we’ve released for …

2021-11-09: Going through a series of App Store rejections. I think the biggest disconnect between Apple and …

2021-11-08: Finished reading: Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2021-11-08: Exploring San Antonio on the walk back from the Alamodome. This was an old school, started in 1858. …

2021-11-05: Bands of America at the Alamodome.

2021-11-05: In San Antonio for the afternoon. Working outside at Halcyon. Cool but sunny, about 65°… Not …

2021-11-05: Updated the home page of Micro.blog on the web to show whether it is still publishing the latest …

2021-11-04: On Core Int this week we talk about Epilogue, fixing bugs, Apple’s Tech Talk, and finishing …

2021-11-03: Rolled out a Micro.blog change to blog custom CSS that is much faster. Design → “Edit …

2021-11-03: Raining all morning. Thunder rolling through, which should make recording a podcast fun. ⛈

2021-11-02: Good luck to everyone participating in NaNoWriMo! I did it years ago and it was a great experience. …

2021-11-02: A new app for books: Epilogue Last week I sent out a survey to ask how people are tracking books they are reading or blogging …

2021-11-02: I worry sometimes when announcing something completely new (we’re working on a few things!) …

2021-11-02: Learning more Kotlin. The best way to learn a language is to first read the documentation. So …

2021-11-02: Happy election day! If you’ve got something on the ballot in your city, don’t forget to …

2021-11-01: Want to use Micro.blog from Shortcuts? @vincode has you covered with a new app for iOS and macOS …

2021-10-31: If you’re new to Micro.blog, you might not know that mentioning Halloween or even just pumpkin …

2021-10-31: Experimenting with the Google Books API and I’m pretty impressed with it… We use a mix …

2021-10-30: We posted this week’s @coreint, talking about @danielpunkass’s MacBook Pro purchase, …

2021-10-29: Finally went to the new Dutch Bros in Round Rock. Loved stopping at these while driving back from …

2021-10-29: Plugged in my (old) 16-inch MacBook Pro last night. This morning, battery is already about to die …

2021-10-29: Having fun this week working on something new with HTML. I’ve built apps with a lot of …

2021-10-28: Facebook → Meta. Mark Zuckerberg is clearly bored with his core product. But I’m kind of …

2021-10-26: I was thinking a lot about how I track books in Micro.blog and what could be improved. I put …

2021-10-25: It was great to get away to San Antonio over the weekend. Kind of felt like no one told the city …

2021-10-24: Travis Park in San Antonio from the St. Anthony.

2021-10-23: A bit late but I just posted Core Intuition 485. Inching toward episode 500. We talk about …

2021-10-22: Bought the Sony RX100 VII yesterday. Not really an impulse buy… I’ve been thinking about this …

2021-10-22: Flickr cross-posting from Micro.blog I was inspired when I saw news about the Flickr Foundation to take another look at what Flickr has …

2021-10-21: Dune is excellent. Watched it on HBO, but it must be great in the theater. It was only about a year …

2021-10-21: Finished reading: The Library Book by Susan Orlean 📚

2021-10-21: Ollie sticking his head out the window to bark. Makes me smile so I can’t even really be mad about …

2021-10-21: My favorite space to work outside when I’m downtown. Coffee at Lazarus Brewing. Mosquitos seemed to …

2021-10-21: I dusted off my Flickr account and upgraded to Flickr Pro. What does this mean for Micro.blog? …

2021-10-20: Todays prompt for the Micro.blog photo challenge: sports! Tuned in to the first Spurs game of the …

2021-10-20: Sunlit 3.4.1 is now available in the App Store! This update adds sharing from the Glass iOS app and …

2021-10-20: New theme for Micro.blog from @pimoore: Tufte. Looks great. You can install it with a plug-in. …

2021-10-19: NBA day! It’s a good thing that I don’t know how to gamble on sports from Texas, because …

2021-10-19: Enjoyed listening to the latest Micro Monday with @pimoore this morning while in the car. Pete and …

2021-10-19: Day 2 thoughts on the new MacBooks… They look great. But I think the 13-inch MacBook Pro …

2021-10-18: Drummer and Micro.blog Drummer is a new outliner (with companion blogging system) from Dave Winer. As I’ve watched …

2021-10-18: An important side effect of keeping Micro.blog as open as possible is that people sometimes move …

2021-10-18: Busy start to the week! New Apple event soon. New experimental Micro.blog feature later this …

2021-10-17: Vincent’s blog post makes it official: there will be a Micro.blog app for Android! Expect the …

2021-10-16: On yesterday’s Core Int, Daniel and I talked about the upcoming Mac event, new Micro.blog …

2021-10-16: What I like about @dave’s Drummer outliner is that it’s unlike any other blog editor. …

2021-10-15: We’ve updated our iOS app Wavelength with a couple bug fixes and improvements for Dark Mode.

2021-10-13: Even just watching on TV, seeing a rocket launch and come safely back to earth… it’ll …

2021-10-11: Deployed a few more Dark Mode fixes, including for the new web post editor and composing replies.

2021-10-11: Little screenshot of something new we’re working on. I’ll have a longer blog post about …

2021-10-10: We’ve rolled out a long-awaited upgrade to Micro.blog’s web text editor. You’ll …

2021-10-08: Tough week visiting my uncle in the hospital. But even surrounded by sickness there is some symmetry …

2021-10-06: Out walking Ollie this morning. Today’s prompt is “street” for the photo challenge.

2021-10-05: Turned on C-SPAN while eating lunch. Frances Haugen’s testimony about Facebook is very …

2021-10-05: Facebook's hold is fragile Yesterday was a whirlwind for me, taking care of personal stuff unrelated to Micro.blog, and I …

2021-10-03: Life ain’t nothing but a good groove. Coffee outside at the square in Denton. ☕️

2021-10-03: I disabled the “Show color in tab bar” pref in Safari after reading @gruber’s …

2021-10-02: Day 2 of the October photo challenge. Dark.

2021-10-01: Finished reading: The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss 📚

2021-10-01: iPad Mini, trains, engineering, old podcasts… On the latest episode of @coreint: the Accidental …

2021-09-30: Amazing that Rogue Amoeba has been around for 19 years already… Time flies. 19% off today to …

2021-09-30: Tomorrow is the October photo challenge! I haven’t seen any of the prompts yet so it’s …

2021-09-30: I’ve collected all of my 30-day blog posts into a book, which I’m going to include as a …

2021-09-30: Last mural was the first This is supposedly the first mural still standing in Austin, Creation painted on the University …

2021-09-29: In Texas today on a range of issues, change takes a step back before moving forward, but we’ll …

2021-09-28: Threadgill’s had a long history in Austin, and we have good memories of eating there and seeing live …

2021-09-27: Believe it or not, it’s October on Friday. Not sure where September went, but the good news is …

2021-09-27: On the side of the East Austin Hotel on 6th, by Jason Eatherly. Inspired by the book Be Here Now by …

2021-09-26: 30 days book? This might seem like a distraction or procrastination technique, but bear with me here. …

2021-09-26: There’s a long stretch of great murals on both sides of North Lamar under the bridge for 3rd street …

2021-09-25: Sad to see this news that a train derailed in Montana. When talking to @danielpunkass on @coreint …

2021-09-25: Busy last couple days and finally got episode 481 of Core Intuition posted. We talk about …

2021-09-25: I debated including this because it’s words, more spontaneous graffiti than mural. But it’s …

2021-09-24: This used to be an exotic pets store on Burnet Road. Years ago when my son loved snakes we had a …

2021-09-23: “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly …

2021-09-23: Wonderful cool weather in Austin continues. Sitting outside working at Patika on South Lamar. Hoping …

2021-09-23: Another popular mural in Austin. As the state flower, surprised the bluebonnet doesn’t make an …

2021-09-22: Part of the discovery process of finding murals is learning more about local artists like Federico …

2021-09-22: It’s just about time for another photoblogging challenge! @jean has the details here and where …

2021-09-21: Just purchased some ISBNs. Starting to get real. 📚

2021-09-21: Bumble mural at 6th and San Jacinto. I’ve found that some of the best commissioned murals are “on …

2021-09-20: Can’t resist a mural that has Scrooge McDuck in it.

2021-09-19: Click. Mural on 53rd.

2021-09-18: Updated my murals page with larger, left-aligned thumbnails. Have I mentioned how much I love having …

2021-09-18: Legendary mural on the drag. Walking around here takes me back to being a student. So familiar …

2021-09-17: Day 17, another mural on east 7th. Til Death Do Us Part, by Federico Archuleta.

2021-09-17: We have a brand new web site for Micro Camp, designed by @vincent! It better showcases the speakers …

2021-09-16: I still consider this part of Austin, but technically a little farther out at Milburn Park. Cedar …

2021-09-16: This post on Kotaku (via @jack) makes some good points. When too much content is lost in chat …

2021-09-15: On Core Intuition 480, @danielpunkass and I react to Apple’s September event, talk about the …

2021-09-15: I’m halfway through visiting 30 murals in 30 days. This has taken a little more driving around than …

2021-09-15: A small part of a mural that stretches along the Planet K on 183. I drive by this often and glad to …

2021-09-14: Nearing the halfway point for murals. Day 14, on the side of Kammok on east 7th.

2021-09-14: Watching the Apple event, of course. iPad Mini looks great, and I would’ve bought this if it …

2021-09-13: Not totally sure what this mural is about but I like it. On Brazos next to The Driskill.

2021-09-13: Sunlit 3.4 Sunlit 3.4 is now available in the App Store. For this update, we focused on improving the timeline …

2021-09-12: Huge mural celebrating the 19th amendment at Congress and Cesar Chavez.

2021-09-11: So happy. This model train is now ours… Just needs a little love and wiring to bring it back to …

2021-09-11: Carver Branch Library. When I stopped by today, an artist was updating the mural with fresh paint.

2021-09-11: 20 years ago, listening to NPR when the story cut out and they broke in with the news. Wondered how …

2021-09-10: Kobe and Gianna Bryant, outside P Terry’s on 183.

2021-09-10: Big news for Epic and all iOS developers. The judge clearly put thought into this and made a …

2021-09-09: Micro.blog automatically redirects old feed URLs from other blog systems, but that was broken the …

2021-09-09: Victory Grill on 11th, originally opened at the end of World War II with dining, blues, and jazz as …

2021-09-09: We rolled out some improvements to the Dark Mode version of Micro.blog on the web, based on feedback …

2021-09-08: Kellie’s on Burnet. Sweet mural for day 8.

2021-09-07: Another day, another mural. East 6th on the side of Whisler’s, by Federico Archuleta.

2021-09-07: Starting the morning with coffee and breakfast tacos at Lazarus Brewing. Great space with lots of …

2021-09-06: Back on the UT campus for day 6 of mural photoblogging.

2021-09-06: Quiet morning on the UT campus because no classes. Working for a bit at Lucky Lab Coffee before …

2021-09-05: For the 5th day, one of many small murals on the Goodwill building at Lamar and 10th.

2021-09-04: Happy with the way my simple murals page is shaping up. I’m adding little thumbnails for each …

2021-09-04: Day 4 of murals. South Congress is too crowded. I grew up not that far from here and kind of miss …

2021-09-04: Enjoyed talking with @danielpunkass about the latest App Store controversies on Core Int. …

2021-09-03: Finished reading: Elantris by Brandon Sanderson. Not often that I finish 2 books in the same day, …

2021-09-03: Just posted Core Int 478: MarsEdit 4.5 and all the latest App Store settlement news.

2021-09-03: Finished reading: The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers. 📚

2021-09-03: This used to be a Tower Records, and before that a theater. It must be one of the oldest remaining …

2021-09-03: Only the 3rd day of visiting murals in Austin and I’ve already hit one on my list that has …

2021-09-02: For day 2 of visiting 30 murals in 30 days, I’m in south Austin. Picked up coffee at Mañana first …

2021-09-02: Congrats to @danielpunkass on MarsEdit 4.5! Big update with features for WordPress but also …

2021-09-01: I’m starting a new project in my 30 days series. Murals! Each day, I’ll visit a mural and take a …

2021-09-01: Fixed a few things in the Ink theme. You can upgrade by clicking Plug-ins → Find Plug-ins → Upgrade. …

2021-09-01: Working at Thunderbird on Manor for a while this morning. Really crowded. What pandemic? 😷

2021-08-31: Micro.blog 2.1.1 for macOS We updated the Micro.blog app for macOS today with the following changes: Fixed file export issue …

2021-08-31: Dark Mode for Micro.blog on the web is ready! Huge thanks to @vincent for doing this work and …

2021-08-30: I’ve fixed the “squished photos” problem in the new Ink theme. It’s now in a …

2021-08-30: Had to wait a little while at the dentist. Listening to all the calls the front desk takes for …

2021-08-28: Just posted @coreint 477: AppKit Is The Only Way. Our take on the 1Password 8 beta, the confusing …

2021-08-27: This headline in the Washington Post (“major concession”) is wrong. There is nothing …

2021-08-26: My hopes for the Spurs this season: make the playoffs, Pop gets all-time most wins as a coach (only …

2021-08-25: As an animation fan, one of the silver linings with COVID is having access to so many virtual events …

2021-08-25: There’s now a special pin for Micro Camp! I’ve unlocked it for anyone who registered on …

2021-08-25: Butterfly joining me at the coffee shop. Working outside for a bit after an appointment nearby. …

2021-08-25: Great episode of The Changelog with @aaronpk. The first half is a discussion about tracking our …

2021-08-24: Got my Micro Camp sticker! They turned out great. Thanks @Burk! 🏕

2021-08-24: I updated the Hugo theme Ink for Micro.blog. Needs a little more testing before I put it in the …

2021-08-24: More server deployments today. There were a couple hiccups yesterday and this morning after our …

2021-08-24: Lots of nice RSS in the new members-only subscriptions from MacStories. Interesting how different …

2021-08-24: We’ve updated our YouTube channel with several more videos from Micro Camp. 📺

2021-08-23: I know you can’t rush science, but… finally. The New York Times: The Food and Drug …

2021-08-23: Upgraded Micro.blog hosting We’ve finished a server upgrade for Micro.blog-hosted blogs. It’s now backed by the Caddy web …

2021-08-23: We just posted episode 476 of Core Intuition. A review on how Micro Camp went, why @danielpunkass …

2021-08-21: Dinner outside at Chuy’s. Keep kids off the trees. 🌮

2021-08-21: LEGO Porsche 911.

2021-08-21: Micro Camp has wrapped up, but there are IndieWeb online events about once a month. I’ll be …

2021-08-20: Lunch today at the reopened Waterloo Park.

2021-08-20: This week I learned that ZeroSSL — which is compatible with Let’s Encrypt — has no rate …

2021-08-19: We’ve started mirroring the Micro Camp videos to our YouTube channel. There are a few up now, …

2021-08-19: Funny to think back to the early prototypes of Micro.blog, which couldn’t store photos. I was …

2021-08-19: Love the way the new Sunlit beta is coming together. We were inspired by Glass to revisit clunkiness …

2021-08-18: When the 1Password 8 beta hit, I installed it briefly and gave it a superficial look to see what the …

2021-08-18: I switched manton.org over to one of the new servers to make sure everything is running smoothly …

2021-08-17: Biked up to the coffee shop to work. Can’t find my lock so just set it outside the window where it’s …

2021-08-17: Hit a nice milestone today testing the new static server infrastructure (based on Caddy) for hosted …

2021-08-17: We watched some of the epic, hours-long Round Rock ISD school board meeting last night. Both …

2021-08-16: In the Q&A at Micro Camp, we answered a question about who the next 3 people we’d like to …

2021-08-16: Micro.blog 2.2 with sharing from Glass I’m always paying attention to new platforms that pop up, especially when there is some overlap with …

2021-08-15: I really like what I’ve seen of Josh Primo in the NBA summer league. Spurs picking him 12th …

2021-08-15: At Micro Camp, I hinted at some new features coming for Sunlit. As @cheesemaker and I work on it, …

2021-08-15: It might seem a long way off, but one day I’m going to load the New York Times home page and …

2021-08-14: Thanks again everyone for participating in Micro Camp! The videos are available on Vito if you …

2021-08-14: I need to watch this session from @patrickrhone: Want to Write a Book? You Probably Already Have! …

2021-08-14: Good morning! We’ve got the live stream up for Micro Camp day 2. We’ll start with a …

2021-08-13: Hemispheric Views is live now to wrap up the first day of Micro Camp!

2021-08-13: We’ve added the latest 2 sessions to the Videos section for Micro Camp: “Open for …

2021-08-13: Technical difficulties at Micro Camp with the audio. Happy Friday the 13th! I guess this is why I do …

2021-08-13: We’ve got the slideshow up on the Micro Camp livestream with art, photos, and music from the …

2021-08-13: Hot off the presses! A new Core Intuition with final thoughts getting ready for Micro Camp today, …

2021-08-12: Alanis Morissette.

2021-08-12: Finished reading: Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir. Ended up listening to the whole thing on …

2021-08-12: Walked around Mueller this morning. Working at Halcyon for a little while. ☕️

2021-08-12: Jean has posted the schedule and RSVP details for the informal meetups during Micro Camp. Each …

2021-08-12: We’re going to use @news for announcements about Micro Camp if anything important comes up …

2021-08-11: Do you have any questions or feedback about Micro.blog for me and @jean to answer live during Micro …

2021-08-11: Over the weekend, @cheesemaker and I were tinkering with adding location check-in support to Sunlit. …

2021-08-11: Free iced coffee and snack while I wait at the Honda dealer to have our car checked out. Battery …

2021-08-10: Finished reading: Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip and Dan Heath. I …

2021-08-10: Micro Camp will have stickers! Thanks so much to @Burk for coordinating the design and printing. …

2021-08-10: Updated the micro.camp web site with session titles and registration link for Vito, which …

2021-08-09: Just sent an email out to folks interested in Micro Camp with more details about the sessions.

2021-08-07: Jean has a longer post today about the new survey and what we’re hoping to do to facilitate …

2021-08-07: Up early enough to watch the end of the bronze medal game. Congrats to Australia! I’m gonna …

2021-08-06: Gold for USA basketball. I’ve loved watching this team get better with each game. Especially happy …

2021-08-06: Planning to attend Micro Camp? We have a quick survey to help prioritize topic meetups between other …

2021-08-06: Core Int episode 474 is out! We talk Micro Camp, domains, marketing, and @danielpunkass’s …

2021-08-06: We’ve updated our Instagram-like photoblogging app Sunlit with a couple bug fixes. If you ever …

2021-08-06: Micro Camp is in one week! I didn’t think we were going to have this fun domain name too, but …

2021-08-04: With liberty and justice for all. Looking out from Upstairs at Caroline. 🍸

2021-08-04: Ghibli keychains.

2021-08-03: Every few years I price Amtrak routes for potential upcoming trips. May not be possible right now, …

2021-08-03: We’ve updated the Micro Camp web site with the speaker list and panels. Coming up in about a …

2021-08-02: Finished reading: Mistborn Secret History by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2021-08-02: Micro Monday is back! Episode 101 features @jasraj, who will also be speaking at Micro Camp.

2021-07-30: The latest episode of @coreint is out. We talk about what product @danielpunkass is going to focus …

2021-07-30: Micro Camp is 2 weeks away! Just announced: more speakers and a special logo for the event.

2021-07-30: A few nights ago downtown, walking across Congress Avenue.

2021-07-29: If I have to accept cookies one more time I’m going to lose my mind. What started as a …

2021-07-29: Pre-ordered the Playdate. Congrats to Panic on what looks like a very successful launch. 🕹

2021-07-28: I’ve been wanting an electric bike for years but the nice ones are way out of my budget. Finally had …

2021-07-28: Don’t forget to sign up on our list for Micro Camp. We’ll be sending a quick email …

2021-07-28: In other basketball news, congrats to the USA 3x3 women’s team on winning gold. This is a fun …

2021-07-28: I’ve been rolling out little bug fixes and improvements this week, which always feels good. …

2021-07-28: Stayed up to watch the first half of United States vs. Iran basketball last night, but called it a …

2021-07-27: Sports can be beautiful, exhilarating, and heartbreaking. Hope everyone in Tokyo is proud of how far …

2021-07-26: Increased the font size in Terminal a couple points. Am I getting old? I could read the small font …

2021-07-26: Renewed my TSA PreCheck registration. Which is weird because after the stress of flying last month, …

2021-07-25: I forgot how fun manual transmissions were to drive. It had been 25+ years and I picked it up like …

2021-07-25: Watching USA vs. France. NBC wants you to subscribe to Peacock to get all the basketball games …

2021-07-24: I’ve updated status.micro.blog to add a check for the Micro.blog-hosted blogs (represented by …

2021-07-23: After a few months fully vaccinated and feeling invincible, I’ve mostly gone back to wearing a …

2021-07-23: For Finish Friday today I’m wrapping up some server development work and merging in …

2021-07-22: Daniel and I talk about “Must-do Monday”, our different approaches to shipping apps, and …

2021-07-20: Vincent Ritter shares his side of the story on his podcast Abstract Development: Welcoming …

2021-07-20: Micro.blog servers for 2021 To pair with my post about downtime, I thought I’d share our current Linode servers. Some …

2021-07-20: Last night's downtime Yesterday’s outage was the worst downtime we’ve ever had for Micro.blog-hosted blogs. I …

2021-07-19: Usually I think it’s good to have fewer places for filing bugs, but now that the iOS and macOS …

2021-07-19: In part because of this post at Six Colors, I started using Backblaze again. Years ago, I was using …

2021-07-19: It has been a while since I’ve given JSON Feed much attention. Deployed an updated version of …

2021-07-18: Love everything about this blog post by @pimoore: We Can.

2021-07-18: Houndstooth Coffee at The Domain. ☕️

2021-07-18: Micro.blog 2.1.2 for iOS Micro.blog for iPhone and iPad has been updated today with a handful of bug fixes: Fixed erratic …

2021-07-17: Time to read Rhythm of War. The longer I put off reading it, the more daunting it started to seem. …

2021-07-17: Fixed some profile photos loading in the Micro.blog timeline in the apps. I thought it was a caching …

2021-07-17: Absolutely nothing was on my calendar today. No reminders. No events. No errands to run. Woke up …

2021-07-16: Finished reading: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig 📚

2021-07-16: On the latest episode of Core Intuition, we talk about why I reached out to Vincent to help with …

2021-07-16: Lots of basketball news swirling around right now in addition to the finals. I can barely keep up. …

2021-07-15: Welcoming Vincent Vincent Ritter is the developer behind the excellent Gluon, a Micro.blog app for iOS and Android. He …

2021-07-14: Whenever I dip back into programming with AppKit, I really enjoy it. I’ve probably spent too …

2021-07-14: Micro.blog 2.1 for macOS with Discover emoji, new export Version 2.1 of Micro.blog for the Mac is now available. This release includes the following changes: …

2021-07-14: This should be the last beta of Micro.blog 2.1 for macOS. You can download it here. It features a …

2021-07-13: Because of a networking slowdown at our hosting provider, some of the profile photos in the timeline …

2021-07-13: Looking forward to the IndieWeb Microsub API pop-up session in a couple weeks. Micro.blog already …

2021-07-13: Going to be an exciting week for Micro.blog. Ramping up Micro Camp planning and have some other …

2021-07-12: Finished reading The Bands of Mourning by Brandon Sanderson. That’s it for the Mistborn series …

2021-07-12: Micro.blog 2.1 for macOS, beta 2 Usually I work on features in short sprints and ship them out to everyone as soon as they are ready. …

2021-07-12: Micro Camp is about a month away! We’ll be announcing more details soon, probably later this …

2021-07-11: Another photo from exploring downtown last night. We did something we never do: a guided tour in our …

2021-07-10: Moonlight tower.

2021-07-10: Sunlit 3.3.1 is now available with several bug fixes: improved scrolling performance, an iPad …

2021-07-10: On the latest episode of Core Int, @danielpunkass and I talk about working while traveling, …

2021-07-08: University of Texas at San Antonio.

2021-07-08: I’m honestly still on the fence about whether I prefer Swift or Objective-C. Swift is so much …

2021-07-07: My name is very uncommon, so it’s weird that there’s a character named Manton in The …

2021-07-06: Here’s the first beta of Micro.blog 2.1 for macOS with a couple new export options: Markdown …

2021-07-06: Working at the coffee shop. Looked up and realized it was pouring rain outside. ☕️

2021-07-06: I don’t think I say often enough how thankful I am of everyone who gave Micro.blog a chance. …

2021-07-05: University of Texas at Dallas.

2021-07-05: Clouds out the car window on I-35.

2021-07-04: Now that Micro.blog for macOS is open source, I guess you can see as I work on new features. Wonder …

2021-07-04: Happy 4th, America. We had an early fireworks show at Mount Vernon for our DC trip… Here’s a quick …

2021-07-03: Finished reading: Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2021-07-03: This is a useful script from @aaronpk to export data from Foursquare and (optionally) import it into …

2021-07-03: Very impressed after a few days of testing the Caddy web server. I’m planning on moving a few …

2021-07-02: I’m now tracking the books I’m reading in Italic Type in addition to Micro.blog. Lots of …

2021-07-02: On this week’s Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about open-sourcing the Micro.blog …

2021-07-02: Tried twice but still can’t get Foursquare to successfully export any data. Meanwhile, the …

2021-07-02: Great idea from @ajennische: I’ll start with posting a picture that shows where I am right now in …

2021-07-01: As we’re getting closer to Micro Camp in August, drop your email address over on our …

2021-07-01: There appears to be an intermittent problem with photo uploads this morning. Looking into it and …

2021-06-30: Open-sourcing the Micro.blog apps I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the longevity of Micro.blog and where we need help to …

2021-06-28: Micro.blog for macOS has been updated to fix several bugs and improve post search. See the help …

2021-06-27: Finished reading: Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2021-06-27: Starting to import my recent Swarm check-ins from our trip to DC into Manton.coffee. This is a …

2021-06-27: So busy with travel last week that I haven’t even had a chance to listen to the latest episode …

2021-06-26: This has been the morning routine this week. Picking up coffees at Ebenezers for our last day in DC. …

2021-06-25: The mansion at Mount Vernon, just before the fireworks.

2021-06-25: Freight train over the Potomac River, from the metro.

2021-06-24: Union Station in DC.

2021-06-24: Scootering around the Washington Monument. 🇺🇸

2021-06-23: We got to see the pandas at the National Zoo.

2021-06-22: After a mixed up trip getting here — cancelled flights, driving to Dallas, last-minute hotel, and …

2021-06-22: Waiting for the Amtrak to Union Station.

2021-06-22: Rainy landing in Baltimore. Visiting Washington DC for the first time.

2021-06-21: Vacancy in Madisonville, Texas.

2021-06-21: Congrats to @samgrover on the update to Mimi Uploader, for quickly uploading multiple photos on iOS. …

2021-06-21: Sunlit 3.3 is now available! It adds iOS widgets so you can show recent photos from your timeline or …

2021-06-21: Thinking about the NBA games that happened over the weekend… Wow. My guess is Suns/Bucks in …

2021-06-20: When I heard Stacey Abrams had a book called While Justice Sleeps, I assumed it was nonfiction based …

2021-06-19: Finished reading: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman 📚

2021-06-19: We are wrapping up a new Sunlit release with bug fixes and widgets support. I still haven’t …

2021-06-19: Glad that Juneteenth is now a national holiday. I’m going to have to seek out this mural next time …

2021-06-18: On this week’s Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about the public beta of his Black …

2021-06-18: Micro.blog 2.1.1 for iOS is now available. Bug fixes and a few new keyboard shortcuts for iPad.

2021-06-17: Building on the Micro.blog books API Since launching the bookshelves feature in Micro.blog on the web, I’ve been wondering whether …

2021-06-17: Yesterday we added a new “pens” emoji to Discover. Posts are starting to appear there, …

2021-06-16: For years I’ve wanted to transcribe my handwritten journals. I finally found a workflow that …

2021-06-16: Rolled out a few tweaks to following Mastodon users in Micro.blog. Mastodon recently switched from …

2021-06-15: While on the road last weekend, we started the audiobook for Project Hail Mary. I’m now …

2021-06-15: Finished reading: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo 📚

2021-06-15: Congrats @vincode on releasing Zavala, a new (free) outliner for macOS and iOS!

2021-06-14: Automattic acquires Day One. Smart. I’ve been thinking a lot about how (or when) to combine my …

2021-06-14: Another photo from over the weekend in Mississippi. Abandoned train tracks going off into the weeds.

2021-06-14: This is a cool blog post about converting blog posts into a Word document for nicer book printing. …

2021-06-13: Heading back home today. Another pass over the Atchafalaya Basin.

2021-06-12: Another road trip day. Stopped for coffee in Baton Rouge. ☕️

2021-06-12: Our WWDC episode of @coreint is up.

2021-06-10: Happy that last night’s maintenance went smoothly — about twice as fast as expected. I had …

2021-06-09: Just a reminder if you missed the post from @news: we need to take down parts of Micro.blog for …

2021-06-09: I’ve watched a half dozen WWDC sessions and learned a lot. Great work Apple. But now I’m …

2021-06-09: I’ve been doing a bunch of JavaScript and CSS this week and wow, browsers have come a long …

2021-06-08: Watched a few WWDC sessions this morning. Shortcuts for Mac looks excellent. Also interesting that …

2021-06-07: Maybe my opinion will change after the WWDC State of the Union, but right now I’m most …

2021-06-07: Universal Control is blowing my mind a little. Now that I have a new iPad, I’ve been meaning …

2021-06-07: Nice shout-out to Ferrite in the iPad multitasking demo at WWDC. 🎙

2021-06-07: Apple Maps update looks great. I default to Google Maps, but gotta give Apple credit for sticking …

2021-06-07: Looking forward to WWDC but don’t really have any predictions. I’d like to see more …

2021-06-07: We added a secret Micro.blog pin for WWDC today! Just mention “WWDC" in a blog post this week …

2021-06-06: Afternoon road trip today, stopped in Fredericksburg on the way back.

2021-06-05: Dragon’s Lair at Cidercade. The animation is just how I remembered it but it’s even more fun on free …

2021-06-04: Some great stuff in this LaMarcus Aldridge interview: I always thought of playing for the Mavericks …

2021-06-04: First new blog post from @marco in a while is a great one: It isn’t the App Store that has enabled …

2021-06-04: I enabled bookshelves in Micro.blog for everyone this week. There is more tinkering I can do, but I …

2021-06-03: On Core Intuition 466, @danielpunkass and I respond to feedback about our Apple vs. Epic take, then …

2021-06-03: Project Hail Mary arrived this week. Currently reading Crooked Kingdom to wrap up the Shadow and …

2021-06-03: I like how Micro.blog stacks up against Twitter’s subscription. $5: Micro.blog hosting, …

2021-06-02: Thanks to @stett for updating the “Marfa dark mode” plug-in for Micro.blog with a better …

2021-06-01: I’ve finally been supplementing all the books I buy with also checking out e-books from the …

2021-05-31: Finished reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab. Unlike anything I’ve read …

2021-05-28: We have a placeholder web site for Micro Camp. There’s an email form if you want to get …

2021-05-28: I like what @tingle has done with the style of this blog. It’s hosted on Micro.blog but the …

2021-05-28: In anticipation of launching the bookshelves feature next week, I wrote up a help page so that some …

2021-05-28: Was up early and decided to go get coffee and breakfast tacos. Maybe too early: coffee place hadn’t …

2021-05-27: Added a page to my blog for the books I want to read. I’ve also been tweaking the bookshelves …

2021-05-27: We released an update to Micro.blog for macOS today with several bug fixes. Choose “Check for …

2021-05-27: Update on my lost AirPod: ordered a replacement “left” ear AirPod but Apple accidentally sent …

2021-05-26: On the latest Core Int, we talk more about Apple. From the show notes: They wonder how Apple can be …

2021-05-24: Lost one of my AirPods last week and we turned the house upside down looking for it. No luck. Best …

2021-05-22: Finished reading: The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway 📚

2021-05-21: Raining on the highway in Houston.

2021-05-21: Adding a couple more filters to my blog to automatically assign categories. I think this is one of …

2021-05-20: New @coreint! On this episode, @danielpunkass and I react to Google I/O, Microsoft, Epic vs. Apple, …

2021-05-20: Whenever I dip my toe into what’s going on with Twitter, I’m always struck by how the …

2021-05-20: “When you’re in the midst of a storm like we were, it’s easy to temporarily lose …

2021-05-20: More with bookshelves The experiment to manage the books you’re reading in Micro.blog has been really well received. …

2021-05-19: And that’s the end of another Spurs season. Really strong 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quarter. That …

2021-05-19: Watching the highlights from Google I/O, Android really has come a long way. The color themes in …

2021-05-19: Webmention and Twitter After the Webmention session last weekend, I was inspired to revisit a quirk of Micro.blog’s …

2021-05-18: Enjoyed this write-up at The Verge of Phil Schiller’s testimony: presenting one of the most …

2021-05-18: Notifications in macOS Big Sur are so finicky, I’m disabling them for most apps, especially …

2021-05-18: I can’t get tempted by the new iMac. Trying to ignore all the reviews dropping this week. It …

2021-05-18: We updated Wavelength to version 1.1.1 today, fixing a bug with playback, editing, and Dark Mode …

2021-05-17: Finished reading Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. Different kind of book than Shadow and Bone, and it …

2021-05-17: The latest version of Mimi Uploader for Micro.blog has shipped. Congrats @samgrover!

2021-05-17: With this very unusual NBA regular season wrapped up, coming to terms with the idea that the Spurs …

2021-05-16: Finally got episode 463 of @coreint edited and published. We talk about WWDC being just weeks away, …

2021-05-13: Webmention on Micro.blog demo This weekend there will be an IndieWeb discussion session about Webmention. Micro.blog has support …

2021-05-13: Looking in our fridge this morning, wonder if we’re secretly running a coffee shop out of our house. …

2021-05-13: This is a cool idea from @becky to collect multiple WWDC wishlists together in one place. …

2021-05-12: If you replied to me about the new bookshelves experiment, you should have access. I also added an …

2021-05-11: Still no idea who will take the last 2 spots in the NBA playoffs. I’ve heard criticism of the …

2021-05-11: Thanks for the feedback on my bookshelves experiment post. Rather than send individual replies, I …

2021-05-11: Bookshelves beta for Micro.blog I’ve been experimenting with another new feature for books in Micro.blog. Bookshelves are like …

2021-05-10: Wavelength 1.1 and podcasting trial We updated our iOS companion app Wavelength today. The new version adds Dark Mode support, now uses …

2021-05-10: In high school I researched the death penalty for an essay. Back then I wouldn’t have believed …

2021-05-09: Walking on the trail this weekend I was surprised that the tracks for the old Zilker Zephyr have …

2021-05-07: Posted episode 462 of @coreint, our re-take to touch a little on Basecamp after we lost the original …

2021-05-07: Sitting down to edit this week’s @coreint, where @danielpunkass and I talked for an hour about …

2021-05-07: Small books tweak: new buttons to more easily link back and forth from the books grid and books …

2021-05-06: Fixed a minor book search issue on Micro.blog that was annoying me: better support for looking up …

2021-05-06: The bookmarklet by @cdevroe has been updated to tell Micro.blog to close the window after posting. …

2021-05-06: Keeping an eye on this work with federated bookshelves. Only a matter of time before we have good …

2021-05-05: I believe my team can win even when they’re 20 points down. I believe they can make the …

2021-05-05: John Gruber writing about Trump’s new blog: He should have had a blog like this all along. …

2021-05-05: We are preparing an update to our microcast recording app Wavelength. If you’d like to try the …

2021-05-04: Finished reading Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo, wrapping up the Shadow and Bone trilogy. 📚

2021-05-04: The plot thickens at Basecamp. Casey Newton’s new post reveals more about the all-hands …

2021-05-04: This looks like a great list of links from Om Malik for resources to help the COVID crisis in India. …

2021-05-03: I used to blog a lot about the App Store, and it often felt like I was one of only a handful of …

2021-05-03: I’ve been wondering lately why I have any cryptocurrency. I got some Stellar Lumens free a …

2021-05-03: We will probably close out the Micro Camp survey after today to start making sense of the results. …

2021-05-03: Picked up a to-go iced coffee from a new place that opened up recently: Lamppost Coffee off 183. I …

2021-05-03: Expect we’ll see a blog post from Jason or David today before everyone is distracted with Epic …

2021-05-02: Sometimes I take a break from my real to-do list to just randomly click around on Micro.blog until …

2021-05-02: There’s a new beta of the iOS app Mimi Uploader available. Great way to upload multiple photos …

2021-05-01: Standing on the porch watching the pouring rain.

2021-05-01: Voted at the library today. Long line for just propositions on the ballot. They let everyone wait …

2021-04-30: Finished reading: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo 📚

2021-04-30: I’ve been a fan of Basecamp for a long time. My first blog post about Jason Fried and …

2021-04-30: We’ve gotten a bunch of responses to our Micro Camp time zone survey, but hoping to get even …

2021-04-29: Micro Camp! We’re going to do a virtual conference in August for Micro.blog. More details here and a …

2021-04-28: It’s been great to welcome Ulysses users to Micro.blog, and also point new people to try …

2021-04-28: Enjoying my new iPad Air. The size is taking me a couple days to get used to after mostly using my …

2021-04-28: I’ve been critical of Spotify’s approach to podcasting, but this is great news that their paid …

2021-04-27: Reading through some of the pushback against Basecamp’s “no more political discussions at …

2021-04-27: Micro.blog version 2.1 for iOS is now available. New support for saving drafts, editing replies, and …

2021-04-27: Finished reading Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. Enjoyed it, so I’m going to read the next 2 …

2021-04-26: To balance my post earlier that sounded negative about the iPad… Excited that my first new iPad in …

2021-04-26: 12.9-inch iPad Pro powered by M1, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB, with keyboard: $1498. 13-inch MacBook Air …

2021-04-26: I filled out Apple’s new privacy info for the next Micro.blog app update, but I feel like …

2021-04-24: Finished reading: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones 📚

2021-04-24: Sent another Micro.blog iOS beta with a couple fixes. I think we’ll ship this to everyone on …

2021-04-24: Getting my 2nd Moderna shot later today. If you’ve been hesitant or waiting, there is much …

2021-04-23: On Core Intuition 461, @danielpunkass and I talk about what an M1-powered iPad means for the future …

2021-04-22: Just uploaded a new iOS beta with a few improvements such as saving new drafts and editing replies. …

2021-04-21: I don’t want to jinx it, but Micro.blog has been pretty stable and fast lately for me. Of …

2021-04-20: So Apple will take 30% of subscription audio revenue. Not great, but unlike the App Store, podcasts …

2021-04-20: I’m not ready for a new Mac, but nice to see color return to the iMac. Looks really good.

2021-04-20: Working on Micro.blog for macOS while watching the Apple event. Instagram changed their export file …

2021-04-19: We’ve got a new theme: Red Oak. Thanks again to @cdevroe! You can choose it under the Design …

2021-04-19: Recent photo of light hitting the clouds while we were out walking.

2021-04-19: Still have that $500 Apple credit from returning the DTK and plan to spend it immediately following …

2021-04-19: How does Micro.blog even work? I’ve been upgrading servers and improving performance in Micro.blog lately, a theme which will …

2021-04-18: Loved the special episode of Mythic Quest as a way to close out the season, and officially turn the …

2021-04-17: I’ve fixed a couple issues with our ActivityPub API support, so that following your microblog …

2021-04-16: Just posted a new @coreint. We talk about the upcoming Apple event, DTK credit, multi-user support, …

2021-04-16: Tracking down performance bottlenecks, I’ve decided to temporarily disable Micro.blog …

2021-04-15: Micro.blog RSVPs with Webmention Micro.blog sends Webmentions to external blogs when you “reply” to a post inside Micro.blog. It …

2021-04-13: Looking forward to this Webmentions pop-up session next month.

2021-04-13: Another new Micro.blog theme in the works! @cdevroe is on a roll. It’s called Red Oak and you …

2021-04-13: Thanks to Ulysses for the kind words about Micro.blog. It has been great to welcome more Ulysses …

2021-04-13: I don’t use Spotify, but it’s neat to see them experimenting with hardware. We finally …

2021-04-12: Spurs had a great, much-needed win last night. Highlights: Lonnie’s dunk and DeMar’s …

2021-04-11: Along with dealing with fallout from server stability problems last week, I’ve been sneaking …

2021-04-10: Finished reading The Sword of Kaigen by M. L. Wang. Halfway through this turned into a different …

2021-04-10: Upgraded another Micro.blog server today. Still investigating and tweaking a few things.

2021-04-10: We published episode 459 of @coreint, talking about vaccine appointment web sites, the conflict in …

2021-04-08: Gluon for Android (the latest beta) now supports push notifications when you’re @-mentioned on …

2021-04-08: I’ll be upgrading one of the Micro.blog servers this morning. There shouldn’t be any …

2021-04-07: Sorry for the Micro.blog flakiness today. I’ve resolved a few issues, and push notifications …

2021-04-05: It’s time for Micro Monday episode 100! I really enjoyed talking with @patrickrhone and @jean on the …

2021-04-03: I picked Baylor to make the championship game (and win it) but pretty much nothing else in my NCAA …

2021-04-03: Wait, they put Iron Giant in the new Space Jam? Actually looking forward to this now that I’ve …

2021-04-03: Carvana has the best customer support. Can’t think of any company that does something at their …

2021-04-02: On Core Intuition 458, @danielpunkass and I talk about WWDC returning as an online conference, and …

2021-04-01: Excited for the proposed Amtrak expansion (PDF). Dallas to Houston and LA to Vegas seem long …

2021-03-30: I’ve had the Chauvin trial testimony on in the background as I work, off and on. The multiple …

2021-03-29: This week’s Micro Monday guest is @rom. From the show notes: …an avid photographer, …

2021-03-29: My usual morning routine: check email, @-mentions, and turn on CNN for a few minutes while eating …

2021-03-28: Finished reading: Dawnshard by Brandon Sanderson. Now only have Rhythm of War as the last published …

2021-03-28: Congrats to @brentsimmons, @vincode, and the other contributors helping ship NetNewsWire 6. …

2021-03-28: Reading break outside in between deploying server fixes.

2021-03-28: It’s always 2 steps forward, 1 step back. Fixing some new bugs from yesterday’s …

2021-03-27: Micro.blog redirects I rolled out several improvements to Micro.blog today. I’ve been working on a long-term plan …

2021-03-26: On Core Intuition 457, we celebrate Ulysses shipping with support for Micro.blog, then talk about …

2021-03-25: Noticed that a couple supporting services for Micro.blog have changed since the last update to our …

2021-03-24: Finished reading: Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2021-03-23: This week’s Micro Monday features @jayeless. Thanks for joining the Micro.blog community, …

2021-03-23: The new Cypress theme has a really nice, responsive photos page. You can see an example over on …

2021-03-23: Micro.blog has a new theme! Thanks so much to @cdevroe for creating Cypress. Check out his blog post …

2021-03-22: Ulysses 22 with Micro.blog publishing The latest version of Ulysses is out today with Micro.blog support! We are very excited to see this …

2021-03-21: Finished listening to the audiobook of How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates, read by Wil …

2021-03-21: Great weekend in Dallas. Coffee before heading back to Austin.

2021-03-20: Dallas Zoo.

2021-03-19: Walking around the Denton Square.

2021-03-18: 15%… 30%… 5%? @danielpunkass and I talk everything App Store fees and why it’s inevitably …

2021-03-17: Wolfwalkers was beautiful. Cartoon Saloon has such a unique style… a love letter to …

2021-03-16: Austin’s vaccine web site had a meltdown last night, with people waiting 6 hours in a virtual …

2021-03-16: It’s amazing to me that we are getting close to 100 episodes of Micro Monday. Probably already …

2021-03-16: Last month I detoured away from podcasts into listening to more audiobooks, but now I’m back …

2021-03-12: On Core Intuition 455, we talk about Hey World, integrating our own apps with other products, and …

2021-03-12: I haven’t had a chance to explore the new Gowalla yet, but I was excited to get the t-shirt and …

2021-03-11: New help center using Discourse I wanted the original help site for Micro.blog to be a blog, hosted on GitHub, because it would be …

2021-03-11: Nice blog post from @khurtwilliams about automatically sending Untappd check-ins to his …

2021-03-10: Wasn’t a shock, but still sad to see Aldridge go. Hope he ends up in Portland to retire. Too great a …

2021-03-10: Finished reading: Sharing a House with the Never-Ending Man: 15 Years at Studio Ghibli by Steve …

2021-03-09: Started my blog 19 years ago today. Haven’t made many changes recently, although I’ve …

2021-03-08: It should be a good week for Biden’s presidency. Hopefully COVID relief goes back through the …

2021-03-08: Spent most of yesterday rebuilding servers and troubleshooting. Missed one thing which caused some …

2021-03-07: The server flakiness that I thought I had resolved yesterday have cascaded into new problems this …

2021-03-05: Just posted another episode of Core Intuition, talking with @danielpunkass about his return to …

2021-03-05: Added a simple reading page to my blog, for books that I’m currently reading. Thinking about …

2021-03-04: Spurs sherbet! Perfect dessert while watching tonight’s game. 🏀

2021-03-02: Furious at our governor right now. We are finally making progress on COVID again in Texas, just …

2021-03-01: Finished listening to the audiobook for The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan. Think I’m going to …

2021-02-26: Very excited for the Ulysses beta, which adds Micro.blog publishing.

2021-02-25: How to blog about books First, there is no right way! Just type something about what you’ve read or want to read, hit post, …

2021-02-25: Thinking back to IndieWebCamp Jean and I were talking this week about how it’s been 1 year since IndieWebCamp Austin. That was the …

2021-02-23: I’ve been reading Big Wonderful Thing by Stephen Harrigan. Growing up in Austin, I thought I …

2021-02-23: This week’s Micro Monday episode features @gregmoore: …why his microblog is really his …

2021-02-21: We now have running water again. After this week, I don’t think I’ll ever look at water …

2021-02-20: On the latest @coreint, I update @danielpunkass on the winter storm that hit Texas this week. Trying …

2021-02-18: What a week in Austin… Shoveling snow. Cutting firewood. Some computer work between rolling …

2021-02-15: The snow this morning is incredible. We’re okay for now, but many people in Texas without power. ❄️

2021-02-14: Finished reading: Edgedancer by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2021-02-13: Finished reading: No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram by Sarah Frier 📚

2021-02-11: Lost branches on 4 cedar trees so far because of the weight of the ice. One knocked over part of the …

2021-02-11: Very cold this morning for Austin. Ice forming on one of our trees after the morning rain.

2021-02-10: Just posted another @coreint where we follow up on Apple’s Developer Transition Kit $500 …

2021-02-10: For day 10 of the photoblogging challenge, the prompt is “energy”, suggested by @ridwan. …

2021-02-09: Day 9 of the photoblogging challenge is “muddy”, suggested by @Gaby. For folks already …

2021-02-07: Big news on the latest Core Intuition. Daniel is back to full-time on Red Sweater Software. We also …

2021-02-07: Finished reading: Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive, Book 2) by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2021-02-04: Layers.

2021-02-04: Catching up on the February photo challenge… Another one to add to all the happy dogs and cats out …

2021-02-04: Separate from launching the “for work” plan, Hey.com’s forwarding also now …

2021-02-02: Morning beverage. Cold brew and oat milk. ☕️

2021-02-01: Finished reading: The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, Book 1) by Brandon Sanderson 📚

2021-02-01: I’ve been trying to spend a few minutes each day on the piano. Close up of sheet music for Defying …

2021-01-29: For this week’s episode of Core Intuition, Daniel and I reflect on the passing of Brad Cox, …

2021-01-22: Just posted Core Intuition 448. @danielpunkass and I talk about how we’re feeling after the …

2021-01-20: The speech we needed, and a beautiful poem and prayer. It’s a new day. 🇺🇸

2021-01-19: Finished reading: The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson. Discovering the Mistborn series and reading …

2021-01-15: I’ve been doing a lot of reading and thinking the last couple months and probably not enough …

2021-01-15: Finished listening to the audiobook version of Eye of the World by Robert Jordan. I had always put …

2021-01-10: Snowing in Austin. Don’t even know the last time it has snowed this much here. It just keeps …

2021-01-09: Took the drone out for its first flight today and 15 minutes later it was stuck in this tree. A bit …

2021-01-06: Don’t like that the rollercoaster that was 2020 has crept into 2021 already… Last night …

2021-01-06: Red Bud Isle from over the holidays, with Ollie getting some time to splash around.

2021-01-05: Finished reading The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson, 2nd book in the Mistborn trilogy. 📚

2021-01-04: Just before the new year, I updated my iPhone home screen for the first time in a while. New apps: …

2020-12-29: Took a wrong turn that ended up in a nice scenic detour while on the road today. Sam Houston Library …

2020-12-18: The Mandalorian just keeps getting better… Loved the final episode of the season.

2020-12-14: This week Helge Gudmundsen joins @macgenie on the Micro Monday podcast to talk about the Micro.blog …

2020-12-11: NBA preseason starts tonight! Because Hulu Live and YouTube TV have dropped the regional sports …

2020-12-09: Finished Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson. It’s fun to get back into reading …

2020-12-09: We posted a new Core Intuition today with a discussion of the recent App of the Year awards and …

2020-12-02: Before the cold weather this week we decided to pick all the oranges. The tree produced about 50 …

2020-11-26: Happy Thanksgiving! Lots to be thankful for despite a bizarre, difficult year. Trying to stay …

2020-11-23: We posted a new episode of Core Intuition over the weekend, talking about Apple’s new Small …

2020-11-21: The macOS version of Micro.blog has been updated to run natively on M1-based Macs. Also fixed a bug …

2020-11-20: I’ve been taking more time away from the computer to reset and read lately. Finished reading …

2020-11-13: Daniel and I react to this week’s Apple event and new M1-based Macs on the latest Core …

2020-11-12: Three, two, one… Sunlit 3.2.1 was released today with a couple bug fixes for uploading videos …

2020-11-07: Feel like I’ve been holding my breath since Tuesday. Even though we’ve known for a couple days this …

2020-11-04: Microblogvember, day 4. The election, day 2. We’re nearing the end.

2020-11-04: As @macgenie blogged about last year, we usually leave political posts out of the Discover timeline …

2020-11-04: Barely slept. Woke up and started pouring through county data like an amateur Steve Kornacki. Seems …

2020-11-04: Stayed up to hear Biden speak and now feeling a bit better. Stay safe everyone. The votes will be …

2020-11-03: There are many differences between 2016 and 2020. The coronavirus. No Comey letter to influence …

2020-11-03: The lost year of COVID-19 Election Day is today. I hope that it will be a turning point for the country, so it seems like a …

2020-11-03: Election Day, and also day 3 of Microblogvember. Hope to be astonished by tonight’s results. …

2020-11-02: One more day.

2020-11-02: I sent a new Micro Monday email newsletter this morning, also posted to the blog. I think this will …

2020-11-02: Microblogvember, day 2. I’ve gotta concentrate on work today. Too many distractions with the …

2020-11-01: Sunlit 3.2 We’ve released an update to our photo app Sunlit with the following changes: Added Bookmarks tab …

2020-11-01: Stayed up late watching SNL, woke up too early, a bit dreary, wondering if it was Election Day …

2020-10-31: Finally submitted Sunlit 3.2 to Apple to approve. It’s a pretty big update with new features …

2020-10-31: Earlier this summer we watched 20 spy movies, including everything with Sean Connery as James Bond. …

2020-10-31: Core Intuition 441 We just posted Core Intuition 441. From the show notes: Daniel checks in with Manton, who is making …

2020-10-30: Great article from RevenueCat that sheds light on how subscriptions are working for the App Store. …

2020-10-29: Starting November 1st we’re doing another Microblogvember post challenge on Micro.blog. 30 …

2020-10-29: Trying to get my important files organized after a few years of playing fast and loose with backups. …

2020-10-27: Tuned in to the news today at lunch as Biden was in the middle of a heartfelt, powerful speech. …

2020-10-27: Great post from @gruber going through how Trump was played by McConnell. It’s now 7 days until …

2020-10-26: I’m going to make time to call voters this week. If you haven’t voted yet, do it soon. Don’t …

2020-10-24: On the latest Core Int, we talk about whether we’re buying new iPhones, getting stuck in our …

2020-10-22: Picked a couple of our oranges that are starting to turn orange. It’s a little bit early but the …

2020-10-20: 5G mmWave still seems like the wrong priority to me. Ridiculously fast, but too difficult to deploy. …

2020-10-20: I voted. Waited in line about 40 minutes. Just 2 weeks to go! 🇺🇸

2020-10-20: Gowalla returns! Excited to see how they’ve reinvented it. Just in time… My old Gowalla …

2020-10-19: Because of a glitch with the @coreint feed after switching servers, some people may not have seen …

2020-10-19: If you like to tinker with HTML, @DoctorMac is looking to hire someone to help with a custom …

2020-10-19: I’ve fallen behind on support email again, and getting more spam isn’t helping. So tired …

2020-10-17: Protesters outside Disneyland are a reminder of how inconsistent the response to COVID has been. …

2020-10-16: On this week’s Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about the Apple event, new iPhones, …

2020-10-15: A couple more photos from our trip earlier this week, at the Airbnb and the view on the Canyon Lake …

2020-10-14: So great to see all the photos for the A Day In The Life challenge. Thanks everyone who was able to …

2020-10-13: As the 24-hour photo challenge was getting underway, we were driving back from a couple days at …

2020-10-13: Earlier today, stopped for coffee while on the road.

2020-10-13: Catching up a little on the iPhone 12 news. This is probably the first time in 20 years that I …

2020-10-12: Micro.blog’s 24-hour photo challenge is coming up tomorrow, starting at noon central time. You only …

2020-10-11: Kawhi giving up on the Spurs has ended up working out pretty well for Danny Green. What a weird …

2020-10-10: Sunlit 3.1 for iOS is now available, adding push notifications, improving the blog settings, and …

2020-10-10: On the latest Core Intuition, we talk about @danielpunkass’s 20-year wait for a domain name and a …

2020-10-09: What a game. Basketball season isn’t over yet. Congrats (and thanks) to the Heat for giving us at …

2020-10-09: Really impressed with MJ Hegar in the debate tonight. She showed up to win. 🇺🇸

2020-10-05: Today is the last day to register to vote in Texas. I double-checked my registration today just in …

2020-10-05: On today’s episode of Micro Monday, @macgenie and I answer questions about Micro.blog 2.0 and …

2020-10-05: Micro.blog for macOS has been updated to version 2.0.2 with a bunch of bug fixes. This help page has …

2020-10-04: We posted a new episode of Core Intuition this weekend, running through many of the new features in …

2020-10-03: Pushed a few more bug fixes out for the upcoming Sunlit 3.1 release. We’re going to wrap this …

2020-10-02: Relieved that Biden tested negative. Just thinking about all the people Trump met with over the last …

2020-10-02: Any questions about Micro.blog? We’re recording a new Q&A episode of Micro Monday today.

2020-10-01: We sent out a beta of Sunlit 3.1 today, with an improved settings screen, push notifications for …

2020-09-30: We have a press release announcing Micro.blog 2.0. Thanks everyone for your support so far with the …

2020-09-29: The debate was hard to watch. Trump is an embarrassment. He made a mockery of the debate format. He …

2020-09-29: What's new in Micro.blog 2.0 I’ve written a few blog posts to preview some features in Micro.blog, but until 2.0 launched …

2020-09-29: For the Micro.blog 2.0 launch week, we’ve enabled the new bookmark archiving and highlights …

2020-09-29: Micro.blog 2.0 is rolling out with updates for the web, iOS, and macOS. It’s a lot of little …

2020-09-28: 24 hours before a major software release without a QA department, pretty much guaranteed to find one …

2020-09-28: We’ve had a great response to the upcoming A Day In The Life of Our Online Community. If …

2020-09-27: Bosque River from Cameron Park in Waco.

2020-09-27: To stop using YouTube until November, I’ve retrained myself to launch the Duolingo app instead …

2020-09-26: LeBron back to the finals. Nuggets had a great postseason, though. Very little basketball left! 🏀

2020-09-26: Still can’t believe that late comeback by the Longhorns, down 15 points with a few minutes to go. …

2020-09-25: Core Intuition 436 is all about the Coalition for App Fairness.

2020-09-25: Mimi Uploader has been updated for iOS 14. Quickly upload multiple photos to a Micro.blog-hosted …

2020-09-24: Very excited about the Micro.blog global photo challenge next month: A Day In The Life of Our Online …

2020-09-24: If you thought Epic Games would just go away quietly, forget it. Coalition for App Fairness launches …

2020-09-24: Picked up Summer Moon drive-thru this morning. Getting a bunch of work done on final Micro.blog 2.0 …

2020-09-24: One of my favorite features in Panic’s Nova is how smart the Open Quickly is. You can type …

2020-09-22: We posted another Extra Intuition episode just for @coreint members. @danielpunkass and I talk about …

2020-09-22: I’m trying to mostly stop using YouTube until November, so I’ve created a new Vimeo account to …

2020-09-21: There’s a new Micro Monday out! Besides train travel, curry snacks, and photography, Bharath …

2020-09-21: Micro.blog 2.0 will launch next week We are getting ready to roll out a major update to Micro.blog. The web version and all the native …

2020-09-20: Apple has approved Micro.blog 2.0 for iOS, so now I just need to put the final touches on the web …

2020-09-19: Day trip to San Antonio. Puffy tacos for a picnic at Brackenridge Park, then walking through the …

2020-09-18: Still stunned about Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Going to switch over to watching the Lakers/Nuggets game 1 …

2020-09-18: We’ve posted a new Core Intuition talking all about this week’s Apple event, me breaking …

2020-09-15: From the IndieWeb chat: Tantek Çelik suggests “Blocktober”. Block the big social networks in …

2020-09-15: Thoughts on today’s Apple event… Lower-cost Apple Watch is nice. It’s one of …

2020-09-15: Development on Micro.blog 2.0 for iOS is almost wrapped up. Here’s a sneak peek at the …

2020-09-15: Sunlit 3.0.2 is now available in the App Store with a bunch of fixes. Because it’s open …

2020-09-14: Stop using Facebook and Instagram until November I’ve heard the excuses and I get it. You have family on Facebook. You have friends on …

2020-09-14: Puzzled about last week’s App Store guideline tweaks. By bundling so many changes in one …

2020-09-14: Almost switched to Android With my iPhone X glass broken, I needed a replacement phone quickly. The timing is not great because …

2020-09-13: I was on the beta for Panic’s Nova but I’m really only just now starting to use it. …

2020-09-12: I hadn’t planned on upgrading my iPhone X for a little while longer, but our cat had other …

2020-09-12: Sent out a 3.0.2 beta of Sunlit with a bunch of small improvements and bug fixes. If there are no …

2020-09-11: Core Int 434 The latest episode of Core Intuition is out. From the show notes: Manton and Daniel review Daniel’s …

2020-09-09: Just for @coreint members, we posted episode 10 of the Extra Intuition podcast. @danielpunkass talks …

2020-09-08: I’m at the point with using the development version of Micro.blog 2.0 that I can’t stand that …

2020-09-08: Went to a local coffee shop for the first time in a while to pick up a to-go coffee. Still …

2020-09-06: We started building the Apollo 11 lunar lander.

2020-09-04: Listening to today’s Six Colors podcast has convinced me that I need to un-require macOS 11 in …

2020-09-04: For this week’s episode of Core Intuition, we talk about the just-released Sunlit 3.0, the …

2020-09-04: Upgraded Disney+ to Premier Access so we can watch the new Mulan. Big fan of the original. Also …

2020-09-04: There’s a great article over at WP Tavern about the new Sunlit 3.0.

2020-09-03: Incredible last-second pass and shot by Toronto. 🏀

2020-09-03: There’s a new version of Gluon out. Nice update with support for multiple blogs on Micro.blog …

2020-09-01: Sunlit 3.0 for iOS is now available in the App Store! It’s built on the foundation of …

2020-09-01: There’s another new Micro Monday episode this week, featuring @agilelisa! You can listen here …

2020-08-31: Countdown to Sunlit 3.0: Tumblr blogs Sunlit 3.0 will ship tomorrow. For the last post in this blog post series to highlight Sunlit …

2020-08-31: Posted a new episode of Timetable, talking about tomorrow’s Sunlit 3.0 release, Tumblr integration, …

2020-08-30: Countdown to Sunlit 3.0: timeline Sunlit 3.0 will ship in 2 days, on Tuesday. Today I’m going to highlight how Sunlit’s timeline …

2020-08-29: Countdown to Sunlit 3.0: discovery Sunlit 3.0 will ship in 3 days, on Tuesday. Today I want to highlight another new feature: the …

2020-08-29: Migrated sunlit.io to be a Micro.blog-hosted site. Much easier to manage. The previous site was …

2020-08-28: Countdown to Sunlit 3.0: new post editor Sunlit 3.0 will ship in 4 days, on Tuesday. Today I wanted to highlight one of the new features in …

2020-08-27: This article at Smashing Magazine is a great introduction to the IndieWeb by Ana Rodrigues. Covers …

2020-08-27: Yesterday on Timetable, I was worried about App Store rejections. On today’s episode, I talk …

2020-08-27: “As with many bad stories of late, this one starts with Facebook.” — Casey Liss retires his …

2020-08-26: Not surprised that Epic will hold their ground on Fortnite. Remember that Tim Sweeney said in an …

2020-08-26: I recorded a new episode of Timetable today, talking about submitting Sunlit 3.0 to the App Store …

2020-08-26: Grabbed coffee and sat outside on a recent trip to Dallas, the vines relentlessly growing over the …

2020-08-26: NSDrinking tonight! Informal chat about Apple development and related topics. Zoom link will be …

2020-08-25: Today’s article on Stratechery is excellent, providing a unique framework for fixing the App …

2020-08-24: On the latest Micro Monday, @cheesemaker returns to the podcast to talk about the upcoming Sunlit …

2020-08-24: We just sent another Sunlit 3.0 beta to TestFlight folks. Here are a few screenshots. There’s …

2020-08-24: We posted Core Intuition episode 432, talking about Sunlit 3.0, photos and books on Micro.blog, and …

2020-08-24: “Facebook is like a society in a sci-fi novel that polluted and ruined its home world (Facebook), …

2020-08-22: Jason Fried on TWiST about Hey vs. Apple I was listening to Jason Fried on This Week in Startups today while out taking a walk, and Jason …

2020-08-22: The next regular episode of @coreint will be out Monday, but today we posted another Extra Intuition …

2020-08-21: Sent another Sunlit 3.0 beta out this morning with another round of bug fixes. Really happy with the …

2020-08-20: Today’s Sunlit 3.0 beta includes several bug fixes. I’ve also updated the web site to …

2020-08-19: We’ve added a cycling emoji to Discover. It should find posts with a bunch of variations, …

2020-08-18: We sent out a new build of Sunlit to TestFlight beta testers. There are still a few things to do, …

2020-08-16: We posted a new episode of Extra Intuition just for @coreint members. Thanks for your support!

2020-08-15: I missed day 2 (“floating”) of the photo challenge, but finally took my new inflatable stand-up …

2020-08-14: On this week’s Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk all about Epic Games and the App …

2020-08-13: It only took a pandemic and a Phoenix Suns 8-game winning streak to keep the Spurs out of the …

2020-08-13: “Fast forward to 2020, and Apple has become what it once railed against: the behemoth seeking …

2020-08-12: No matter what happens with the final games to decide the west play-in, very happy with the way the …

2020-08-11: Excited that it’s Kamala Harris. 84 days until the election! Feels like it’s finally getting …

2020-08-09: We were playing with Rubik’s Cube this weekend. Here’s my book from the 1980s… Black …

2020-08-08: On the latest Core Intuition: open-sourcing Sunlit 3.0 and more. Also, just for members, we’ve …

2020-08-07: Old spy movies 📺 A couple months ago, we watched The Spy Who Came In from the Cold and then became kind of obsessed …

2020-08-07: JSON Feed version 1.1 and updated blog Today we’re officially announcing version 1.1 of JSON Feed: We’ve updated the spec to …

2020-08-07: Thank you for all the congrats and replies to that 5 years post. One of my favorite things about …

2020-08-06: 5 years later This week 5 years ago, I was winding down the last few days at my regular job. It was a great job …

2020-08-05: M.b books wrap-up I’ve been experimenting with a few different features around books on Micro.blog. The goal is …

2020-08-05: Another experimental books feature: on the web, click Discover → Books → Book Covers. It’s not …

2020-08-04: Fixed an issue with saving blog posts to the Wayback Machine, after the Internet Archive changed …

2020-08-04: Bringing back GitHub archiving Micro.blog used to have a feature that would mirror the HTML and photos for your blog to GitHub, so …

2020-08-01: From the hammock, looking up.

2020-08-01: Posted episode 429 of Core Intuition. We talk about the MarsEdit 4.4 release, plans for Black Ink, …

2020-07-31: Spurs were great tonight in a must-win game against the Kings. Still an extremely narrow path to the …

2020-07-31: The photo challenge for August is a go! In Micro.blog on the web, the top of Discover now shows the …

2020-07-31: Just in time for the upcoming August photo challenge, the latest Sunlit beta is now available in …

2020-07-30: It’s cool that anyone can add a book to Open Library, with basic metadata and book cover. I …

2020-07-30: Very excited for Pixar’s Luca next year, directed by Enrico Casarosa. Love his short film La …

2020-07-30: “While my time here has now come to an end, I want you to know that in the last days and hours …

2020-07-29: Over the last few weeks, we rewatched all 5 seasons of Breaking Bad. Some episodes are still hard to …

2020-07-29: The next photo challenge is just a few days away. See @macgenie’s post here for how to submit …

2020-07-29: Book search experiment One of the minor hassles that has held me back from blogging about books I’m reading is finding the …

2020-07-28: Currently reading: The Farthest Shore by Ursula K. Le Guin 📚

2020-07-28: I’m going to start using indiebookclub more often to post book reading progress. Might help me …

2020-07-28: Web posting Markdown, initial text I’ve made a few minor improvements to the web posting form for Micro.blog. The …

2020-07-28: MarsEdit 4.4 is now available with major improvements for Micro.blog. Server drafts, editing posts …

2020-07-27: Micropub improvements We had a great Micropub pop-up session over the weekend, discussing a dozen Micropub extension …

2020-07-26: Updated the Sunlit 3.0 beta with a whole bunch of bug fixes and improvements.

2020-07-25: Loved the first season of Central Park on Apple TV+. Very funny and when the songs were good, they …

2020-07-24: Lots of great feedback about the Sunlit 3.0 beta. Thanks everyone! We have a few bugs to fix, …

2020-07-24: Sunlit 3.0 beta and source A couple weeks ago I posted a sneak peek at Sunlit 3.0, our iOS companion app for photos. Today …

2020-07-23: Resuming my microcast Timetable this week, and @cheesemaker joins me for the latest episode to talk …

2020-07-23: Can’t believe it’s almost August already… We’re doing another photo …

2020-07-23: Watching the Spurs/Bucks scrimmage. 🏀

2020-07-23: Thanks @lukas for creating a Micro.blog plug-in for Plausible, privacy-friendly web analytics. You …

2020-07-22: If you’re using the Typewriter design on Micro.blog, there’s a new plug-in on the Find …

2020-07-21: We’ve had our orange tree for years but it has never produced fruit until this year, and now it has …

2020-07-20: Coming up this Saturday, there’s a Micropub discussion session over Zoom. We’ll be …

2020-07-19: If you ever use Micro.blog from a Mac, check out the MarsEdit 4.4 beta. Major improvements for …

2020-07-18: There’s another new plug-in on the Find Plug-ins page: Category Cloud adds a /categories page …

2020-07-18: We took last week off, but @coreint is back. Just posted episode 428 with @danielpunkass and I …

2020-07-18: After years of gathering dust, lately I’ve been using my old iPad Mini everyday. Reading in …

2020-07-17: “As of today, 90% of everyone who pays for our service uses at least one Apple device.” — DHH in a …

2020-07-16: There’s a new plug-in on the Find Plug-ins page: Navigation List by @TheDimPause. It adds a …

2020-07-16: For anyone using IndieBookClub to post what books you’re reading to Micro.blog, I changed how …

2020-07-15: Added @jsonbecker’s Bigfoot plug-in to the Micro.blog “Find Plug-ins” page. This …

2020-07-14: I’ve rolled the Quotebacks experiment out to more places in Micro.blog on the web. The …

2020-07-14: There’s another new plug-in from @jsonbecker: Glightbox, which lets you add photos that zoom …

2020-07-14: The custom.micro.blog site is now a team blog, and @Miraz is inviting other folks to contribute. …

2020-07-13: Sneak peek at Sunlit 3.0 Our app Sunlit has an interesting history. Jonathan Hays and I came up with the original concept for …

2020-07-13: I love seeing the new Micro.blog plug-ins! Here’s one from @jsonbecker: it adds a Hugo shortcode to …

2020-07-12: Thanks to @thatguygriff for sharing a Micro.blog plug-in that adds Open Graph tags to your blog, to …

2020-07-12: As an animation fan, I used to buy Laserdisc box sets for all the extra behind-the-scenes footage. …

2020-07-09: We’re going to skip recording @coreint this week. Also considering whether it’s time to …

2020-07-08: Updated both the “Twitter cards" and “Search page” plug-ins to fix compatibility …

2020-07-08: A quick heads-up to theme and plug-in web developers: I’ve tweaked how Micro.blog sets the blog …

2020-07-08: Inspired by a question from @andynicolaides, I wrote a Micro.blog plug-in that adds a …

2020-07-07: Introducing plug-ins for Micro.blog I often hear from people who like the built-in designs on Micro.blog-hosted blogs, but they want to …

2020-07-06: Preparing to launch a new feature tomorrow, but of course in the process I accidentally broke some …

2020-07-04: Just posted Core Intuition 427. @danielpunkass and I talk about receiving Apple’s dev kit for …

2020-07-02: Catching up on a couple of the sessions I missed at IndieWebCamp West. All the videos are linked on …

2020-07-02: Had a good conversation with @danielpunkass today, which will be on Core Intuition tonight or …

2020-07-01: I’m running Big Sur full time. Here’s an early build of the next update to Micro.blog for macOS. …

2020-07-01: Planning to launch something new for Micro.blog next week. But first, got away for a couple days to …

2020-06-27: With WWDC mostly wrapped up, it’s time to look to IndieWebCamp West this weekend. Virtual …

2020-06-25: New episode of Core Intuition covers our reaction to the first few days of WWDC. Mac frameworks, ARM …

2020-06-25: Got my approval email for the ARM dev kit. I was starting to wonder, but I guess they have plenty to …

2020-06-24: In all the WWDC excitement, forgot to check whether Dropbox works before jumping to macOS 11. It …

2020-06-23: Thanks everyone who made it to our Micro.blog Meetup + WWDC virtual group photo today! It really …

2020-06-23: On the podcast recently, @danielpunkass and I speculated that if WWDC 2020 is a …

2020-06-23: Morning everyone! Looking forward to new WWDC videos today. Also, join us for a quick Micro Meetup …

2020-06-22: I launched Micro.blog and everything else exclusively on this old 13-inch MacBook Pro. Not fast …

2020-06-22: I bought my current MacBook Pro 5 years ago. It’s held up well. Today, ordered a 16-inch. I …

2020-06-22: For the last 3 years at WWDC, we’ve had a Micro Meetup for attendees in San Jose, with a group …

2020-06-22: This was one of the best WWDC keynotes in years. Start of ARM transition looks great, running iOS …

2020-06-22: I was hoping for major Catalyst improvements, and it looks like we got them. Looking forward to the …

2020-06-22: Apple has covered a lot already, and this keynote format makes it easier to have more presenters. …

2020-06-22: Fixing the App Store for developers It’s WWDC opening day. I wasn’t planning on writing about the App Store again, because I …

2020-06-22: We’ll be collecting WWDC-related posts in a special section of Discover on Micro.blog today.

2020-06-21: One of my blog posts from 2016 that holds up well today when talking about the App Store: Apple …

2020-06-21: When did we all just accept that of course Apple’s services revenue needs to keep growing? No …

2020-06-19: “Money grabs the headlines, but there’s a far more elemental story here. It’s about the …

2020-06-19: “Change is hard, but delaying what’s right is toxic.” — Seth Godin on Juneteenth

2020-06-19: Someone decided to throw a database of thousands of exploitable xmlrpc.php URLs at us this morning. …

2020-06-18: Daniel and I recorded a new Core Intuition today all about the App Store, Hey rejection, and …

2020-06-16: Apple's statement about EU antitrust I have long argued for fixing the 2 most fundamental problems with the App Store: exclusive …

2020-06-15: Embedding microblog posts with Quotebacks For a long time I’ve wanted to add quoting tools to Micro.blog, so that it’s even easier …

2020-06-12: We’ve posted Core Int 424, talking with @danielpunkass about the ARM rumor, how it compares to …

2020-06-11: I’ve just added better “alt text” support when posting from the web in Micro.blog, …

2020-06-11: My new Gluon shirt arrived. If you’re new to Micro.blog, check out Gluon for iOS and Android, …

2020-06-08: I’ll be attending IndieWebCamp West later this month. It’s online-only, centered in the …

2020-06-05: Core Intuition 423 We published a new episode of Core Intuition today. From the show notes: Daniel and Manton react to …

2020-06-05: New muting improvements We’ve updated Micro.blog’s muting today to work more consistently everywhere, with a new …

2020-06-04: Love these new USPS stamps. Picking out stamps was one of my favorite parts of sending stickers to …

2020-06-04: You can now more easily upload short videos to M.b from the web, not just from the native iOS and …

2020-06-03: I’ve made some minor improvements to M.b posting from the web today. Attaching a photo shows a …

2020-06-02: “Many votes together can change the course of history. If you don’t make good use of your …

2020-06-02: Frustration and focus Everyone reacts differently when frustrated by what they see in the world. When I don’t know …

2020-06-02: Beautiful hike at Enchanted Rock. Started to rain a little just as we made it to the top.

2020-05-30: Incredible launch. Congrats NASA and SpaceX! 🚀

2020-05-29: On this week’s Core Int, we talk about @danielpunkass getting inspired with Black Ink, …

2020-05-29: Today's Dithering No surprise since we launched microcasting on Micro.blog — short podcasts, usually around 5-15 …

2020-05-28: Kiki’s Delivery Service was the first Miyazaki film I watched, in 1998 when I found it on VHS. …

2020-05-28: Closing the microblogging Slack Three years ago I created microblogging.slack.com to chat about indie microblogging and Micro.blog. …

2020-05-27: All podcasts hosted on Micro.blog now have a special JSON Feed version of the podcast feed: …

2020-05-27: New theme: Archie I added a new built-in design to Micro.blog today: Archie, based on the Hugo theme of the same name. …

2020-05-24: It’s a few days late, but Core Int 421 is now online. Acquisitions, support, and mission statements.

2020-05-24: Overheard: “I need a room to store my turnips.” 🏝

2020-05-21: Micro.blog 1.8.3 for iOS Just a quick update for the iOS version of Micro.blog. From the release notes: Fixed username …

2020-05-21: Spotify or Apple acquiring podcasts to make them exclusive is like if Micro.blog acquired …

2020-05-21: If you’re using iA Writer, check out version 5.5.1 now in the App Store. They’ve …

2020-05-20: Fixed several more issues with Markdown import. Thanks folks who sent me example posts from your …

2020-05-20: I always panic when prompted for a tip that I wasn’t expecting. Last week, should’ve …

2020-05-20: App.net archive iOS shortcut and web app Last week I made available an archive of all App.net posts, which I had downloaded right before …

2020-05-19: Book recommendations challenge this week on Micro.blog! Check out the books section of Discover. And …

2020-05-19: Redesigned theme editor for Micro.blog I’ve redesigned the theme text editor in Micro.blog, adding a preview pane and other …

2020-05-18: Blog import improvements I rolled out 2 major improvements to Micro.blog’s import feature today: You can now import …

2020-05-15: Good news: I added a new Micro.blog server today, speeding up a few things. Bad news: A …

2020-05-15: Daniel and I talk about iA Writer adding Micro.blog publishing and more on the latest Core …

2020-05-15: I improved 404 pages for Micro.blog-hosted blogs and documented the feature here. Easy to customize …

2020-05-14: Swapped out the Redis server that handles most of the Micro.blog timeline data, and I think I may …

2020-05-14: New emoji in Micro.blog! We’ve added 🏳️‍🌈, ☕, and 🏃 to the Discover section. See the help page …

2020-05-13: iA Writer hashtags Here’s a quick tip about iA Writer’s new support for Micro.blog. If you use hashtags in …

2020-05-13: iA Writer adds Micro.blog publishing Exciting news today: the latest version of iA Writer for both iOS and macOS can publish to …

2020-05-12: This glitch is because I got some file permissions wrong on a server. I’ve been running chown …

2020-05-12: If you use Micro.blog on the web and would like a dark mode version, Jason Burk has created a …

2020-05-11: Red salsa for this week’s color-themed photo challenge on Micro.blog.

2020-05-11: App.net archive now available In the final week before App.net shut down, I whipped up a few scripts to download every post on the …

2020-05-11: After a weekend of uploading files to S3 for this App.net archive, decided to abandon that approach …

2020-05-10: Last day of the Micro.blog “quotes” challenge. I recently started looking through this …

2020-05-09: Does anyone remember if App.net had private/protected accounts? I might’ve made a mistake 3 …

2020-05-09: I’ve added a help page for teams in Micro.blog. Includes details on the Hugo parameters for …

2020-05-09: Posted episode 419 of Core Intuition with thoughts on WWDC, Micro.blog for teams, and the updated …

2020-05-08: Trying to figure out how to lower my AWS bill, I realized today that I had a (tiny) EC2 instance …

2020-05-08: The latest tutorial from ScreenCastsOnline is for Micro.blog! It covers so many features, from the …

2020-05-07: I’ve had my original Apple Watch for 5 years, so it had kind of become a point of pride that …

2020-05-06: Micro.blog for iPad has been updated with a narrower sidebar width in portrait. Much nicer.

2020-05-06: Announcing Micro.blog for teams Today we’re launching a new feature on Micro.blog: support for multi-user blogs, so your whole …

2020-05-06: Picked up a to-go coffee today and the place felt uncomfortably crowded. There were only 4 people …

2020-05-06: Updated Micro.blog’s WordPress import and export to support categories this morning. Also, …

2020-05-05: It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what …

2020-05-05: Love this new DuckTales print by Stephanie Ramirez. Framed it today to go with Firewatch, if I can …

2020-05-04: First day of the Micro.blog challenge for this week: quotations! Starting with a favorite movie …

2020-05-03: Rolled out some server improvements today, including a new “…” button for quickly …

2020-04-29: The third-party Micro.blog app Icro has been updated to version 2.2, with Markdown syntax …

2020-04-29: Starting next week, we’re doing a series of micro challenges on Micro.blog to inspire …

2020-04-24: The iOS version of Micro.blog has been updated to version 1.8.1. This fixes the problem of not being …

2020-04-24: We set up the hammock on the front porch. Maybe I need to use the iPad for more work and just stay …

2020-04-24: Family podcasts For the last 2 years, Chet Collins has published a microcast where he shares bits from his day with …

2020-04-23: Just posted Core Intuition 418. @danielpunkass and I speculate more about WWDC, question whether it …

2020-04-22: Went for a short walk as the rain was letting up, listening to the creek fill with water.

2020-04-22: Markdown in MarsEdit Here’s a simple tip for using MarsEdit with Micro.blog. By default, formatting options in …

2020-04-22: Seemingly out of nowhere, thunder and hail in Austin. 🌧️

2020-04-22: Micro.blog 1.9.3 for macOS I’ve updated Micro.blog for macOS to version 1.9.3 with a few bug fixes: Fixed crash …

2020-04-22: We’ve added 🌱 to the Discover section on Micro.blog, mostly for gardening. Related: Happy …

2020-04-20: Wildflowers.

2020-04-20: API history detour for Micro.blog + MarsEdit 4.4 Micro.blog supports primarily 2 APIs for posting to hosted blogs: Micropub, the IndieWeb API used …

2020-04-19: Alamo Drafthouse can’t show movies, so they launched Alamo Curbside for meal kits with fun …

2020-04-18: On the latest Core Intuition we talk about leaving the house, plus more about how local small …

2020-04-17: There’s an alpha version of MarsEdit 4.4 with expanded support for Micro.blog: server drafts, …

2020-04-17: We watched McMillion$ this week. It starts a little slow, but well worth it. Fascinating story that …

2020-04-16: I love this idea to resume the NBA season and playoffs at Walt Disney World. It’s …

2020-04-15: Experimenting with new Discover emoji in Micro.blog for everyone baking bread (🍞 and 🥖) and writing …

2020-04-15: The iPhone SE isn’t for me… Love my X and will likely get the 11 Pro before the 12 …

2020-04-15: Now that we’ve made masks, I feel a little more comfortable occasionally leaving the house for …

2020-04-14: There’s a new version of Gluon for Micro.blog available. Lots of new stuff including support …

2020-04-13: A tragic and beautiful post by Dave Rupert, remembering Christopher Schmitt who passed away suddenly …

2020-04-13: Mattt Thompson covers the new contact tracing framework for NSHipster. I’m glad that …

2020-04-13: Weekend movies Like everyone, lately we’ve been watching a lot of TV. Here are some of the movies and shows …

2020-04-10: Daniel and I talk all about MarsEdit, APIs, and Micro.blog in the latest episode of Core Intuition. …

2020-04-09: Nice write-up from Maurice Parker on what he learned working on iCloud support in NetNewsWire.

2020-04-08: Jean MacDonald has launched a new microcast series about podcasting. Each episode is just a few …

2020-04-07: I’m on the latest episode of Micro Monday with @macgenie, catching up on a bunch of new …

2020-04-06: Easier Micro.blog podcast cover art Podcasting with Micro.blog requires no configuration. Just upload an MP3 with your blog post and …

2020-04-03: On this week’s Core Intuition, we follow up on Powell’s books, @danielpunkass talks …

2020-04-01: Goes without saying that we won’t have an IndieWeb Meetup at Mozart’s this week. There …

2020-03-31: Day One and microblogging I blogged years ago about how I started writing in a journal, originally in books and then in Day …

2020-03-31: We’ve updated Sunlit in the App Store today with several bug fixes. Sunlit is our iOS app that …

2020-03-30: There’s a new Micro Monday out! Jeremy Cherfas talks to Jean about podcasting, the IndieWeb, …

2020-03-30: Micro.blog 1.8 for iOS with post editing Version 1.8 of the Micro.blog iOS app is available. From the release notes: Added …

2020-03-28: On the latest @coreint: looking for leadership in this crisis, plus a discussion about universal …

2020-03-28: Updated the macOS app for Micro.blog to version 1.9.2, switching to the default system font. …

2020-03-27: Wrapped up the next iOS update for M.b today and shipped it off to Apple for approval. Last time it …

2020-03-26: When M.b launched, I used the font Avenir because I liked it and thought it would give the platform …

2020-03-25: This livestream of how Basecamp uses their own product is great. It’s a long video so …

2020-03-24: Jean talks to Joel Mearig on the latest episode of Micro Monday about his own microcast reaching …

2020-03-24: Micro.blog free 6-month hosting for teachers We’ve been talking for a while about offering a “teams” plan on Micro.blog that …

2020-03-23: Updated M.b API for draft posts I’ve added some info about creating draft blog posts to Micro.blog’s Micropub API help …

2020-03-21: Seeing this made me smile while out walking in the neighborhood this week. These kids have the right …

2020-03-21: Fascinating to watch how different companies pivot. Grocery stores have stopped delivering beer and …

2020-03-21: We’ve been trying Basecamp again for Micro.blog planning and documents. So far so good. I was …

2020-03-20: My productivity has dropped to half or less what it should be this week. Thankful for everyone who …

2020-03-20: We posted Core Int 413 today. @danielpunkass and I talk about online-only WWDC and more of what …

2020-03-19: I’m excited that we might see basketball as soon as next month. Great idea to get Big3 going …

2020-03-18: Fun diversion: @ismh’s Mac Madness tournament. Some tricky picks for the first round, often …

2020-03-16: Micro.blog 1.7.3 for iOS We’ve shipped version 1.7.3 of Micro.blog for iOS. From the release notes: Fixed issues and …

2020-03-15: Free microcasting through April It is really easy in times like this to feel lost, unsure of how best to respond to the COVID-19 …

2020-03-13: We just posted @coreint 412. No surprise what the topic is because it has been the same topic for 3 …

2020-03-13: Six years ago I wrote about the different eras of WWDC, and I think we’re entering a new one …

2020-03-13: Austin ISD cancelled today, but not Round Rock. Spring break is next week and I expect it will be …

2020-03-12: Back and forth with App Review, who couldn’t sign in to Micro.blog, I think I’ve tracked …

2020-03-12: This week’s Micro Monday episode features @kimberlyhirsh, talking about her dissertation, …

2020-03-10: It has been months since I’ve submitted an update to the App Store. I still find the review …

2020-03-10: Great to see the new NetNewsWire for iOS ship this week! It has been really fun watching …

2020-03-09: Fixing location data in Micro.blog photos MarsEdit developer Daniel Jalkut had a great post recently about protecting privacy by stripping out …

2020-03-09: I always try to mark the anniversary of my blog. I started it with my first blog post during SXSW, …

2020-03-08: Feels like we’ve been mostly holed up the last week. Got outside for a great walk downtown today.

2020-03-07: Excluding posts from the timeline I’ve heard from a few folks recently who would like a better way to control on a per-post …

2020-03-06: We recorded @coreint yesterday and before posting today there was breaking news about SXSW, so we …

2020-03-05: Super Tuesday thoughts I voted here in Texas on Tuesday. I’ve blogged in short bursts over the last few years about …

2020-03-02: Normally the IndieWeb Meetup in Austin is the first Wednesday of the month, but we’re going to …

2020-02-29: The new 30-day photo challenge pin on Micro.blog is ready, and a few people who routinely post every …

2020-02-28: On this week’s Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about a potential WWDC 2020 with the …

2020-02-27: Refresh button for feeds While we have greatly improved the performance of publishing new posts to your microblog and …

2020-02-27: Congrats to the Iconfactory on shipping Tot! It’s an elegant little app for jotting down quick …

2020-02-26: We announced Conversation.js this week and focused on how easy it is to enable on Micro.blog, but it …

2020-02-25: I’ve added a help page for Conversation.js that also includes some example CSS that I use to …

2020-02-25: Well, I had a good run with the photo challenge… After 23 days in a row, I forgot to post …

2020-02-25: Replies on your blog with Conversation.js During the project day at IndieWebCamp Austin last weekend, I built a new feature for Micro.blog …

2020-02-24: Updated the posting screen with new Micro.blog third-party apps: Gluon and Mimi Uploader. Also …

2020-02-24: Mimi Uploader for iOS is now available! It’s a great batch photo uploader for Micro.blog that …

2020-02-24: Thanks everyone who attended IndieWebCamp! This was our best turnout in Austin and I personally got …

2020-02-23: End of the MetroRail line while they rip up the road around the station at the convention center.

2020-02-23: IndieWebCamp Austin day 2 is winding down. I wrapped up my project to show replies on my blog posts …

2020-02-22: Downtown can sometimes seem like a bit of a spectacle: new construction, partiers enjoying Austin, …

2020-02-21: Sounds like progress is being made to get the Zilker Zephyr running again. It has been closed for …

2020-02-21: At the Micro Meetup at Easy Tiger on 6th. 🍻 We did a final walk-through of the IndieWebCamp venue …

2020-02-20: Thinking of “scale” earlier tonight while I was driving, the sky lit up in color. And …

2020-02-20: Just sent out an email reminder about IndieWebCamp for everyone joining us in Austin this weekend. …

2020-02-20: One of the great things about Micro.blog is that it attracts people with very high standards, …

2020-02-19: Somewhere up there in the sky… space. I was so busy today I almost skipped the photo challenge, but …

2020-02-18: Scattered seats in the Apple Store, opposing any kind of symmetry or order.

2020-02-17: More coffee for the photo challenge. Cool drink outside Bakery Lorraine while we waited for our …

2020-02-17: I sent out a new Micro Monday email newsletter today. You can also view it on the web.

2020-02-17: Micro Meetup this Friday IndieWebCamp Austin is this weekend! Jean MacDonald will be in town for the event, so we’re …

2020-02-16: Nice spot to rest while walking the dog today.

2020-02-15: For today’s photo challenge: balance. My glasses balancing on the “nosey” holder …

2020-02-14: Reminder that because of the 30-day photo challenge, when you join Micro.blog today you get free …

2020-02-14: IndieWebCamp Austin is next weekend, February 22-23! You can register here. We’ve updated the …

2020-02-14: I usually order an iced coffee, but need a little warmth on a cold morning. Coffee at Red Horn.

2020-02-13: “Rise up! I will fight for this land, but there’s only one man who can give us a command …

2020-02-13: We’ve just posted episode 408 of Core Intuition. Update on manager meetings, running ads, and …

2020-02-12: I don’t have any particular attachment to Sticker Mule, and in fact once tried to switch to …

2020-02-11: Gluon for iOS and Android Gluon is the first cross-platform mobile app for Micro.blog. It supports multiple Micro.blog …

2020-02-11: My go-to smoothie lately: one frozen banana, frozen blueberries, a little plain yogurt, peanut …

2020-02-11: IndieWebCamp ad experiment We’ll never have ads on Micro.blog. It’s really important to me that it’s …

2020-02-11: Winning the Democratic nomination is about timing. I like where Amy Klobuchar’s momentum is …

2020-02-10: I added the placeholder for the 30-day photo challenge pin. You can view your pins in Micro.blog by …

2020-02-10: Announcing the IndieWebCamp Austin speakers I’m happy to announce that we have 3 short keynotes planned for the first morning of …

2020-02-10: Sent the first new email newsletter in a while! You can view it on the web here. Unfortunately, I …

2020-02-10: The sign outside Cenote on a rainy afternoon. Coffee and work on resuming the Micro Monday …

2020-02-10: Moving from Mailchimp to SendGrid For the last couple of years we’ve used Mailchimp’s Mandrill service to send …

2020-02-09: Sometimes it’s good to hit “pause” on a conversation and take some time before …

2020-02-09: Enjoying the Oscars. I like that they do best animated feature early, but then there’s always a bit …

2020-02-09: I fixed one of the last potential glitches in refreshing feeds in Micro.blog. Should make a nice …

2020-02-09: Posted a new Core Int about getting AirPods, follow-up with @danielpunkass on email marketing …

2020-02-08: Today’s photo challenge prompt: contrast. Finally got some AirPods. They’re great, but …

2020-02-08: Made some additional improvements to Micro.blog’s cross-posting so that it can more reliably …

2020-02-08: Follow-up on RSS in Apple News When Daniel Jalkut posted about Apple’s email to keep his blog active in Apple News, I …

2020-02-07: A sign above. We’ve been watching them expand this HEB with grocery pick-up for months and it almost …

2020-02-07: It’s time for me to stop pretending Android doesn’t exist. I picked up a cheap Samsung …

2020-02-07: Congrats to @michal on shipping Vorto! It’s a unique take on learning a language. Real-time …

2020-02-07: IndieWebCamp Online is this weekend. It’s all remote, so you can jump into the video chat and …

2020-02-06: We are 6 days in to the Micro.blog 30-day photo challenge. Love seeing all the photos. I created a …

2020-02-06: Listened to some of Trump’s speech on the radio in the car. For the first time in a while for …

2020-02-06: It snowed last night. Still a little left on some of the plants outside.

2020-02-05: This could’ve been for “reflect” or today’s prompt “hide”. Our new sticker Baby Yoda hiding on the …

2020-02-05: Reminder that the IndieWeb Meetup is tonight at Mozart’s Coffee for anyone in the Austin area. …

2020-02-04: Submitted a talk idea for WordCamp San Antonio next month. I attended a couple years ago and snapped …

2020-02-04: Spurs are 5-5 in their last 10 games. All 5 loses were decided by 4 points or less. They are in …

2020-02-04: “Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.” Feel lucky I found a nice spot at …

2020-02-03: IndieWebCamp Austin is just around the corner, February 22-23. If you register now it’ll help …

2020-02-03: I didn’t think I wanted my replies on my blog, but now that it’s a built-in Micro.blog …

2020-02-03: Adam Schiff’s closing argument was extraordinary. Thank you. 🇺🇸

2020-02-03: I can’t believe they’re still letting Pat Cipollone speak after it has been revealed …

2020-02-03: Just because Trump won’t be removed doesn’t mean the impeachment process didn’t …

2020-02-03: IndieWeb Meetup this Wednesday in Austin, 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee. We’ll talk about …

2020-02-03: Trees reflecting in my car window. Today’s prompt for the photo challenge makes me think of …

2020-02-02: Day 2 of the photo challenge. A few months ago we impulse bought this bucket list book of 1000 …

2020-02-02: Because the main Discover timeline is limited to recent posts for now, a good way to see more photos …

2020-02-02: Mimi Uploader beta Sam Grover has been working on a new iOS app for Micro.blog called Mimi Uploader that is all about …

2020-02-01: First day in the 30-day photo challenge. I like how you can see the capitol building in the distance …

2020-02-01: Worried that Bernie’s most uncompromising supporters will be just as divisive to the party as …

2020-02-01: Great blog post from Marco Arment about all the work he put into the new Overcast. The podcasting …

2020-01-31: The photo challenge prompts have been posted. Check out @macgenie’s blog post for the list. …

2020-01-31: I’m punting my deadline for the book Indie Microblogging into February. Thinking about …

2020-01-30: Excited for the 30-day photoblogging challenge that will start on February 1st. New sign-ups on …

2020-01-29: Listened to the first few questions in the impeachment trial before having to turn it off and get …

2020-01-29: Updated this week’s replies feature to also automatically add a “Replies” …

2020-01-28: Great feedback yesterday after we updated Micro.blog hosting with better support for replies. …

2020-01-27: Replies hosted at your own blog When I was first developing Micro.blog, I made a choice that quick replies in the timeline should be …

2020-01-26: I’ve posted about animation a couple times this weekend, so it seems especially fitting to …

2020-01-26: Tuned into the last part of the Annie Awards after SNL was over. Really happy for Klaus as best …

2020-01-25: Old animation pencil tests I was looking through some of my drawings while copying a backup from an old hard drive. Around 2003 …

2020-01-25: I ordered some printer ink 4 days ago. Got delayed, then a strange message yesterday that the …

2020-01-24: On this week’s Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about the upcoming Planetary social …

2020-01-21: Moved my desk to the other side of my office today. New perspective. Who knows what I’ll be …

2020-01-21: It’s just 1 month until IndieWebCamp Austin: the weekend of February 22-23. If you’re …

2020-01-21: This week’s episode of Micro Monday features guest Amanda Rush, talking with Jean about the …

2020-01-19: I was thinking about why I haven’t joined TikTok and realized something: if Twitter did not …

2020-01-17: I had no idea that Ian McKellen kept a blog during the making of Lord of the Rings. Excellent …

2020-01-17: I take a lot of photos that I imagine posting to my blog, but then they just kind of sit in my photo …

2020-01-16: On @coreint 404 we talk about whether Apple can do more to help the FBI unlock phones, dropping …

2020-01-15: Working on editing an interview transcript and always amused at the different ways that Trint (which …

2020-01-13: I put this print from Nan Lawson on the wall in my office as a Frozen-inspired reminder not to get …

2020-01-11: Found a bird nest while taking down the Christmas lights on the house.

2020-01-11: This week’s Core Intuition is all about Blogger, and the business value in supporting growing …

2020-01-11: Starting to get excited for IndieWebCamp Austin next month! If you’re interested in an open …

2020-01-10: My daughter took apart one of her old typewriters last week, trying to fix it. No luck, but I love …

2020-01-10: Wind starting to pick up a little in Austin. Apparently we’re in for a big day of storms. ⛈

2020-01-07: We’ve got an IndieWeb Meetup in Austin on Wednesday, 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee. …

2020-01-07: This week’s Micro Monday guest is Natalie Hester. She talks with Jean about keeping a …

2020-01-06: For our first podcast episode of 2020, @danielpunkass and I talk about recent deadlines, setting …

2020-01-03: We picked up Secret Hitler over the holidays and loved playing it. Great for 5-10 players.

2020-01-02: Happy New Year! 🎉 Hope everyone’s year is off to a good start so far. We’ve got a couple …

2019-12-27: On Core Int 401, I complain about the Mac Pro and @danielpunkass convinces me to delay my book ship …

2019-12-27: My favorite Christmas movies I was sick a few days before Christmas and it forced me to take some extra time off after a very …

2019-12-26: Happy Holidays! Baby Yoda fitting in nicely with the other Christmas decorations.

2019-12-23: It was great having Oisín Prendiville on the 400th episode of Core Intuition. We talked about …

2019-12-19: Downtime happens and I don’t think it’s worth stressing out about. But… Mandrill …

2019-12-19: Updated the table of contents at book.micro.blog to match the latest draft after reorganizing some …

2019-12-19: Micro.blog grows through word of mouth. Want to help? Click Plans → Give Micro.blog. You can invite …

2019-12-18: Impeached. 🇺🇸

2019-12-17: We’re still growing, but like any paid service, sometimes people cancel their Micro.blog …

2019-12-17: For this week’s Micro Monday, @macgenie is the guest instead of the host. I wanted to …

2019-12-16: David Shanske has updated the Syndication Links plugin for WordPress with Micro.blog support. Check …

2019-12-16: We saw Dear Evan Hansen over the weekend. I had been listening to the songs for a while, but I …

2019-12-14: I’ve been swamped this week, so we’re delaying @coreint episode 400 a couple more days. …

2019-12-11: Twitter to decentralize… something This morning, Jack Dorsey dropped a bombshell: Twitter is funding a small independent team of up to …

2019-12-11: Micro.blog has been added to FontAwesome! Makes it really easy to use the Micro.blog icon on your …

2019-12-11: Nice update to Gluon, now supporting multiple Micro.blog accounts. Out for iOS with Android coming …

2019-12-10: Our little holiday scene in the front yard. Turns out an upside-down tomato cage makes a good …

2019-12-10: I wondered about limiting the impeachment to just 2 articles, but I like how in both they say …

2019-12-10: Great to see Podnews add JSON Feed support. It’s one of my favorite daily newsletters to get a …

2019-12-09: Good call from the NBA on Harden’s dunk and the wild double-OT Spurs win last week. Refs …

2019-12-09: Dropped our old car off for service this morning and got a brand new loaner: Volvo S60. It’s …

2019-12-08: It might sound like a small thing, but working on the Microblogvember pin has wiped away all the …

2019-12-08: Microblogvember pin I’ve finished adding the special pin for anyone who participated in the Microblogvember …

2019-12-08: I introduced a data bug last night in the Micro.blog timeline after upgrading a server. I think …

2019-12-06: Purchasing fake likes Interesting article from The New York Times about a report from the NATO Strategic Communications …

2019-12-06: Gluon — a Micro.blog app for Android — is now available as a public beta in Google Play.

2019-12-05: For the book, I’ve been going through a bunch of web history, re-learning things I had …

2019-12-05: Usually the IndieWeb Meetup in Austin is 1st Wednesday of the month. Next month, that’s New …

2019-12-05: Episode 399 of Core Intuition (just about to hit 400!) covers @danielpunkass’s Black Ink 2 …

2019-12-05: We are still looking for sponsors for IndieWebCamp Austin. Do you work for a web-friendly company …

2019-12-04: If you’re coming to tonight’s IndieWeb Meetup at 6:30pm, Mozart’s Coffee also has …

2019-12-04: We got a new TV: Samsung 55RU8000. We had our last TV for about 8 years so a lot has changed. I was …

2019-12-03: Spurs hold off the Rockets in double OT. Lonnie Walker IV with an incredible 4th quarter. Wow. 🏀

2019-12-03: Thanks for all the congrats and best wishes going into Micro.blog’s 3rd year… I remain …

2019-12-03: Today is the 2-year anniversary of Micro.blog’s public launch! I recorded a new episode of …

2019-12-03: Black Ink 2 is out! We’ve been talking about the launch plans on @coreint and now it’s …

2019-12-03: Starting small Jean MacDonald has a great wrap-up post about the Microblogvember daily blogging challenge and the …

2019-12-03: Sent a short newsletter last night with a link to the latest Micro Monday episode, unlocking pins, a …

2019-12-02: Micro Monday episode 73 features guest Andrew Canion. Jean talks with Andrew about daily blogging in …

2019-12-02: It’s December! IndieWeb Meetup this Wednesday, 6:30pm at Mozart’s Coffee in Austin. ☕

2019-12-02: Photo storage migration Early last Friday morning, one of the Micro.blog photo storage servers failed. I brought it back up …

2019-11-29: Misty morning at the Christmas tree farm in Elgin.

2019-11-28: Baby Yoda yarn! @traci bought a crochet pattern online. 🧶

2019-11-26: Kickstarter update with book release date Today I sent the following update to Kickstarter backers. Hi everyone! I’ve set a release date …

2019-11-26: Got access to WT.social. Still a little frustrated that they get so much press for what is another …

2019-11-26: Drafting an update to send next week to Kickstarter backers, and I was almost tempted to work the …

2019-11-25: Morning hike at Pace Bend over the weekend. 🏕

2019-11-22: Sergio Pablos interview and Klaus I’ve blogged about Klaus a couple times. It’s one of those films that I was a little …

2019-11-22: Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered Indie Microblogging this week. It’s great motivation for me …

2019-11-21: People often ask how they can support Micro.blog beyond subscribing to the monthly $5 plan. Post to …

2019-11-21: I talk more about the Indie Microblogging book details on today’s Core Int. Then …

2019-11-20: Book ship date and pre-order As 2016 was winding down, I was determined to start 2017 with something new. On January 2nd, I …

2019-11-20: Great news for Android microbloggers: there’s a new build of Gluon available. This brings the …

2019-11-20: Listening to Sondland’s opening statement while I work. I’m sympathetic to his complaint …

2019-11-19: Beautiful outside today at Mueller.

2019-11-19: I could blog about the App Store vaping app controversy but I’ve said it already in my essay …

2019-11-19: Working on the book. When it goes live on the web, it will be published as a Micro.blog-hosted site …

2019-11-18: Blazers in Houston with @cheesemaker.

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 pretty …

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.

2019-02-28: Automatically save to Internet Archive There was a session at IndieWebCamp Austin about broken links and archiving web sites. As part of …

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 …