Category Archives: tech

‘Fundamentally Wrong’

WARNING: the linked articles contain extreme descriptions of violence. John Gruber on Daring Fireball writing about the the Verge piece The Trauma Floor: The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America: There is something fundamentally wrong with a platform that … Continue reading

How did Google get so big?—60 Minutes

Daring Fireball linked to an excellent 60 Minutes report yesterday, covering how Google got so big, and the likelihood that there’s a lot of anti-competition going on there. In addition to 60 Minutes’ excellent report, I’d like to point out … Continue reading

The iPad I Want

There’s a lot to like in the iPad lineup right now. Since the announcements at WWDC and the announcement of the new 9.7 inch iPad last spring, there has hardly been anything but praise for the iPad. And for what … Continue reading

QuickUnits – An iOS Unit Converter

Two weeks ago today, Apple approved and posted my first foray into app development in the form of QuickUnits. I had the idea for this app last summer and worked on it sporadically since then. Leading up to the launch … Continue reading

Accessibility and Dyslexia

Marco Arment, the creator of Instapaper, posted an update to his beloved iOS app today. In the notes he listed a new feature that instantly grabbed my attention and gave me one of the first, “Ah ha,” moments I have … Continue reading

Paper for iPad by FiftyThree

Amazing apps like this are the reason I want an iPad. I think it’s about time. I should mention, it’s a free app with paid upgrades. Grab yourself an iPad and get drawing on Paper. More info on their website.

Loving Macfusion for Quick Web Updates

Macfusion is an app for OS X (obviously) that allows you to mount FTP and SSH connections as though they were drives on your Mac. Though not a heavy use tool, Macfusion is quite nice for making quick and dirty updates … Continue reading