Moving Day

Today, we at BoomTown said farewell to our headquarters of the last five-plus years at 635 Rutledge Avenue. When we report to work next week, we’ll be in a brand-new facility on upper King Street. When I started at BoomTown in 2012, we had two suites of the repurposed Jabra’s grocery store. Over the ensuing […]

“Outwork”

Jason Fried in Signal v. Noise: Hours are never the differentiator–it’s never about working more hours than someone else. It’s about the decisions you make. How you spend your time, what you do and don’t do. Especially what you don’t do. Jason Fried and the Basecamp crew have a way of speaking to me at […]

Hyper 1.0.0

Hyper: HTML/CSS/JS (React)-based terminal emulator Hyper seems interesting: it’s an Electron and React-based terminal emulator. It’s totally open source, totally powered by JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. It’s going to take a whole hell of a lot to pry me away from my meticulously-crafted iTerm2 setup, but this is at least worth experimenting with if only […]

2016 was good for something

2016 sucked in many ways, but at least we got new Metallica out of the deal. Can pretty safely say that after listening to it for a few weeks straight, Hardwired…To Self Destruct is one of their strongest efforts in the last couple decades (and has a really face-melting title track that really nails this […]