I’m a dad and I build digital products for people. This is my personal blog where I talk about
humane design, technology, transportation, and anything else that means
something to me.
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🎵 I came across CVS BANGERS in my iTunes library and it reminded me that things were not terrible for a while.
DEVONthink To GO, an iOS knowledge manager, has powerful search tools but is crippled in odd ways. Example: You can import a photo and it will capture the geolocation but you can’t search by location. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
ferret is a web scraper written in go that provides it is own declarative language for defining tasks and works over HTTP or on-top of a headless Chrome instance so you can deal with a DOM. I particularly like the interactive command-line tool for exploratiory scraping.
Yuuta Toyoi posts lavishly detailed pixel art and, most recently, 360° virtual paintings. If you like the work, you can throw him some coin on Patreon. (hat tip: Michael Barret)
Sans Forgetica is a font “designed using the principles of cognitive psychology to help you to better remember your study notes.” The typeface was created by Stephen Banham, founder of Melbourne’s Letterbox type foundry, along with others from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University.
My five year old daughter made one of those paper fortune tellers at school today and she tried it on me:
“Pick a picture! Heart, fish, acorn, or rainbow?”
“1, 3, or 8”
“1, 3, or 8”
“Oh! You got…. SCRIBBLES!!!“
It is an incredible punchline if intentional.
I’ve walked down this alley in my town a hundred times and never seen this simple painting on this wall before.
Tonight I downloaded my Twitter archive then wrote a Python script to delete all 15,000+ tweets found in the archived JSON tweet.js file. Twitter brings me only sadness and anger lately. Hilariously, my Twitter archive says I’ve blocked over 18,000 accounts. What a nice place!