iOS 11 Public Beta PSA

iOS 11’s public beta came out earlier this week; I installed it yesterday. I do this not only because I like having the new features early, but also because Apple makes it super-easy to get feedback to their developers. If you are thinking about running the beta (or are already doing so), keep this in […]

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 […]