January 15, 2019

Brent Simmons On Public Bug Trackers:

But opening up the bug tracker to the public is just a way to get bogged down: it’s a way to make worse decisions, and make them more slowly.

This also applies to internal customers. With enough size, you need to have a ticket system, but it should be separate from your bug tracking tool.

January 11, 2019

Things Inbox Bookmarklet

Things has amazing URL Scheme support, so I created a quick bookmarket to quickly add to my inbox links from Opera while at work — Things auto-fill doesn’t work that well on some apps.

Here’s the bookmarklet: 📥Things.

Grab to your bookmark bar on Opera/Safari/Firefox. On Chrome, right-click to copy link, and then edit the URL of any bookmark to replace.

January 8, 2019

Brydge for iPad Pro 2018


This is looking very close to my iPad/iBook wishlist. I really hope Apple is working on some interpretation of the iOS notebook. At $150, if I get a 2018 iPad Pro, I’d rather get this than Apple’s new Smart Keyboard Folio — $179!

January 6, 2019

Organize multiple applications into grouped tabs on your Windows desktop

Back in the early 00’s, when I was using Windows on my desktop — and later alongside my iBook — Stardock’s apps were probably my first software purchase.

December 5, 2018

In cryptography, trust is mathematically provable. Everything else is just faith.

What a great intro to a very informative article.

November 26, 2018

Fools Frown on Feedback

Make no mistake, an email that says this will be better if… is worth its bytes in gold compared to no email.

A boss or peer that cares enough to provide feedback is a positive ROI. Don’t get protective with your creation. If the feedback bothers you, it’s because you sense there’s truth in it — otherwise, you would not care.