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Day 1 Banner Image Day 1 Getting off the paper and into the space Getting from the drawing to the actual space is a big first step. πŸ—“οΈ January 26, 2021 🏷️ KitchenRemodel It Begins Banner Image It Begins A quarantine kitchen remodel In the hopes that a Covid vaccine makes it possible to go out and do stuff later this year, we're tackling our kitchen. πŸ—“οΈ January 24, 2021 🏷️ KitchenRemodel Day One Banner Image Day One Breathe. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are officially leading the country. They're hitting the ground running. πŸ—“οΈ January 20, 2021 πŸ“· ABC News 🏷️ Politics Impeached Again. Banner Image Impeached Again. Objectively the worst President ever. Donald J Trump got impeached today. Again. Let's have some fun with charts πŸ—“οΈ January 13, 2021 🏷️ Politics 2020 Year In Review Banner Image 2020 Year In Review What a shit show... Well, 2020 is drawing to a close, and I for one am ready. πŸ—“οΈ December 19, 2020 🏷️ Personal Create Random Wallpapers With Shortcuts Banner Image Create Random Wallpapers With Shortcuts Spice up your lock screen! One of the new/not so new features in iOS 14 is the ability to set wallpapers using Shortcuts. This is great if you want to schedule a different πŸ—“οΈ December 15, 2020 🏷️ Shortcuts🏷️ iOS🏷️ iPadOS Chrome is Bad Banner Image Chrome is Bad Chrome has been I.E. for a while, now. Loren Brichter has started a one-page website to let us all know how bad Chrome is. πŸ—“οΈ December 13, 2020 πŸ”— Loren Brichter 🏷️ Chrome🏷️ Mac🏷️ Linked List AirPods Max Are Here Banner Image AirPods Max Are Here But why? Apple announced the newest member of the AirPods family this morning: the over-the-ear AirPods Max. Or, AirPods Maxes? Β―\(ツ)/Β― Pluralization is πŸ—“οΈ December 8, 2020 🏷️ Apple🏷️ AirPods WeekNotes 20-49 Banner Image WeekNotes 20-49 Week 49: Nov 30 - Dec 6 πŸ—“οΈ December 6, 2020 🏷️ weeknotes Get Device Info Using Shortcuts Banner Image Get Device Info Using Shortcuts Days off mean overcomplicated automations Sitting here watching Monsters, Inc. with my son on a lazy Friday-after-Thanksgiving, I was building out a new Shortcut that required my Device πŸ—“οΈ November 27, 2020 🏷️ Shortcuts🏷️ iOS🏷️ iPadOS Delete Birthdays With Shortcuts Banner Image Delete Birthdays With Shortcuts Quickly remove birthdays from your contacts Remember a few years ago when social networks on phones were brand new and we all gave Facebook or Twitter or Path or HeyTell or whatever to our πŸ—“οΈ November 21, 2020 🏷️ Shortcuts WeekNotes 20-46 Banner Image WeekNotes 20-46 Week 46: Nov 09 - Nov 15 πŸ—“οΈ November 17, 2020 🏷️ weeknotes Pence Is A Liar Banner Image Pence Is A Liar Taking credit where it's not due The Trump administration is taking credit for a COVID vaccine. Problem is, they had nothing to do with it. πŸ—“οΈ November 9, 2020 πŸ”— NBC News πŸ“· Dado Ruvic/Reuters 🏷️ Politics🏷️ Linked List WeekNotes 20-45 Banner Image WeekNotes 20-45 Week 45: Nov 02 - Nov 08 πŸ—“οΈ November 8, 2020 🏷️ weeknotes 46 Banner Image 46 The right team at the right time. Save for massive reversals in several states, America will have a new president in a few short weeks, and I for one can't fucking wait. πŸ—“οΈ November 8, 2020 πŸ“· ABCNews 🏷️ Politics Vote. Banner Image Vote. A representative government requires work That’s all. Just vote. If you get it, you can stop reading now. If you haven’t voted yet, and you are physically able, vote in person. It’s πŸ—“οΈ October 29, 2020 🏷️ Politics The Solo Loop Sizing Kerfufle Banner Image The Solo Loop Sizing Kerfufle Revenge of the Returns Turns out, releasing a watch band that has a dozen different size options was probably a really bad idea when everyone is allergic to the inside these days. πŸ—“οΈ September 23, 2020 πŸ“· Apple 🏷️ Apple Watch President Trump Encourages Voter Fraud Banner Image President Trump Encourages Voter Fraud Disgraceful. President* Trump encourages voters in battleground state North Carolina to send in mail-in ballots, then vote in person. This is, of course, illegal. πŸ—“οΈ September 2, 2020 πŸ”— NBC News πŸ“· Mandel Ngan / AFP - Getty Images 🏷️ Politics🏷️ Linked List Tracking Vacation Banner Image Tracking Vacation Shutting off the life loggers for a bit Sometimes, shutting off all the things that keep you on track helps keep you on track. πŸ—“οΈ August 29, 2020 🏷️ Tracking🏷️ Logging🏷️ Mental Health WeekNotes 20-34 Banner Image WeekNotes 20-34 Week 34: Aug 17 - Aug 23 πŸ—“οΈ August 23, 2020 🏷️ weeknotes WeekNotes 20-33 Banner Image WeekNotes 20-33 Week 33: Aug 10 - Aug 16 πŸ—“οΈ August 16, 2020 🏷️ weeknotes WeekNotes 20-32 Banner Image WeekNotes 20-32 Week 32: August 3-9 πŸ—“οΈ August 10, 2020 🏷️ Weeknotes Two Banner Image Two Hard to believe it’s been two years since this little guy joined us. It’s absolutely crazy and amazing to watch this tiny person learn and grow. πŸ—“οΈ August 6, 2020 🏷️ Parenthood WeekNotes 20-31 Banner Image WeekNotes 20-31 Week 31: July 27-Aug 2 πŸ—“οΈ August 2, 2020 🏷️ Weeknotes Weeknotes 20-30 Banner Image Weeknotes 20-30 Week 30: July 20-26 πŸ—“οΈ July 26, 2020 🏷️ Weeknotes Thoughts on Video Conferencing Banner Image Thoughts on Video Conferencing Some nice things to do and think about We're all video conferencing a lot more these days. Here are some of my thoughts gathered over several years of working with remote teams. πŸ—“οΈ July 22, 2020 🏷️ WFH🏷️ Video Conference 117 New Emoji Coming This Year Banner Image 117 New Emoji Coming This Year And in iOS14, you can finllay search for them. Lots more options for gender, non-gender, skin tones and more this year. Also, Ninjas. πŸ—“οΈ July 20, 2020 πŸ”— Via Emojipedia πŸ“· Emojipedia 🏷️ Emoji🏷️ Apple🏷️ Linked List Weeknotes 20-29 Banner Image Weeknotes 20-29 Week 29: July 13-19 πŸ—“οΈ July 19, 2020 🏷️ Weeknotes Are Distributed Systems Really Distributed? Banner Image Are Distributed Systems Really Distributed? When Gatekeepers don't keep the gate Bottom line is, you're only as secure as the guy who holds the admin password. πŸ—“οΈ July 16, 2020 πŸ”— Via Inessential πŸ“· Twitter 🏷️ Security🏷️ Linked List Automating Meeting Notes With iOS14 Shortcuts Banner Image Automating Meeting Notes With iOS14 Shortcuts With no-confirm automations, iOS14 is a powerful beast I take a lot of meeting notes. Like a LOT. This Shortcut grabs the data out of a calendar event in Outlook, and spits out a Markdown file that can be edited in any standard text editor. And now, it does it automatically. πŸ—“οΈ July 8, 2020 🏷️ Shortcuts🏷️ iOS14 Zoom Adds Standard End-to-End Encryption Banner Image Zoom Adds Standard End-to-End Encryption Took ya' long enough They seem to always come around to the correct decision, even if it takes them way too long in some cases. πŸ—“οΈ June 19, 2020 πŸ”— Via The Zoom Blog 🏷️ Encryption🏷️ Linked List Window Whomp Whomp Banner Image Window Whomp Whomp Some people are just assholes A pickup baseball game happened in the middle of the busy road where I was parked and the unpopular underdog nerdy kid hit a last minute home run to πŸ—“οΈ May 5, 2020 πŸ”— Instagram 🏷️ Instagram🏷️ Micro Vegas, Baby! Banner Image Vegas, Baby! Well, Quarantine. It's just like Vegas! Happy birthday to my favorite lady! This picture is from her last birthday, when we celebrated in Vegas. We’re locked in and unable to celebrate in πŸ—“οΈ April 9, 2020 πŸ”— Instagram 🏷️ Instagram🏷️ Personal🏷️ Micro Super Tuesday Banner Image Super Tuesday Don't Boo, Vote! It’s Super Tuesday, y’all πŸ—“οΈ March 3, 2020 πŸ”— Instagram 🏷️ Instagram🏷️ Politics🏷️ Micro Hold On Banner Image Hold On For one more day That time ten years ago that Marla and I sang β€œHold On” by Wilson Phillips at the best/worst karaoke bar in Burbank. Good times πŸ—“οΈ February 20, 2020 πŸ”— Instagram 🏷️ Fun🏷️ Micro New Notebook! Banner Image New Notebook! This is going well... First page of my new 2020 @fieldnotesbrand notebook. This is going well πŸ—“οΈ January 2, 2020 πŸ”— Instagram 🏷️ Instagram🏷️ Workflow🏷️ Micro Born to Travel Banner Image Born to Travel Off to Mamaw and Papaw’s πŸ—“οΈ December 21, 2019 πŸ”— Instagram 🏷️ Instagram🏷️ Personal🏷️ Micro Argentina Banner Image Argentina Working with the new team in Buenos Aires was fun this week, but I’m happy to be heading home πŸ—“οΈ November 22, 2019 πŸ”— Instagram 🏷️ Instagram🏷️ Travel🏷️ Micro Going Green Banner Image Going Green It's actually pretty easy bein'... Oh, never mind. Today, Apple did what they do in September. They announced new iPhones and some other stuff. Here are some of my quick thoughts after watching the event, mostly on mute with closed captioning, while at work. I'll breeze through this, mostly in order. πŸ—“οΈ September 10, 2019 🏷️ Apple🏷️ iPhone One Banner Image One Five stars. β­‘β­‘β­‘β­‘β­‘ Wow. We’ve made it a year. It’s been the hardest and most rewarding year of my life. This kid is growing fast and learning faster. Brains are pretty πŸ—“οΈ August 6, 2019 🏷️ Parenthood
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