Over the last few months my programmer self has gotten sucked into a full-on love affair with source version control system Git and a Git host, GitHub. Explaining Git to non-coder humans is... Read more
Moved into a new apartment this weekend (hence the lack of posts recently) and I’m already missing my old home office. Just in time, Argentinian tech blog ALT1040 featured photos of it... Read more
While I’d call myself more a freelancer than a small business owner, I’ve done plenty of work for small tech startups running their business on webapps and a shoestring budget. T... Read more
When you love technology, it’s natural to lust after the latest gadgets and gear available on the market, even if what you’ve got already does everything you need. But if you dec... Read more
I’m off on a vacation on the high seas with my family for a week where internet access is sparse; so no new posts will appear here till next Friday the 24th soonest. More then! Read more
Just posted updates to two of my Firefox extensions: Better Gmail 2 and Better GReader. Better Gmail 2 users can now enjoy the new Hide Labels in Message Row script (which hides labels until... Read more
Inspired partly by the excellent comments on this post, today I ran down a dozen of my current favorite free Android applications over at Lifehacker. Check ’em out: One Dozen Super-Use... Read more
The code that generates my series of “Better” Firefox extensions–Better Gmail 2, Better GReader, Better Amazon, and the rest–is now publicly available. The Greasemonk... Read more
The hardest part about being a freelancer for me is deciding what jobs are worth taking on, and what I should turn down. I want to do and have it all–but the whole “only 24 hours... Read more
Yesterday Google rolled out some impressive changes to the Gmail mobile webapp that makes checking your email in your phone’s web browser an actually-attractive option. No small feat.... Read more
Had my very first adventure in Second Life this past weekend, the uber-popular 3D online virtual world that’s been around since 2003. It’s ridiculous that I waited this long to g... Read more
Today Google announced the release of Secrets, a secure password manager for Android where you can store any kind of sensitive data you might need on the go. Secrets isn’t available in... Read more
There aren’t nearly as many reliable and timely resources for new Android apps and news out there as I’d like, so early adopters have to take matters into our own hands and unite... Read more
On a day when everyone is partaking in all sorts of April Fool’s shenanigans, I got serious over at Lifehacker with my feature story on reusable solutions to common productivity proble... Read more
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