Category: Tech

We Read Our Friends

Last week I attended a wedding celebration for my friends Max and Nicole. It also happened to be the first time I had met either of them in person. I was joined by several mutual friends, the majority of whom I was also meeting in person for the first time. Even now I hesitate when […]

Matias Quiet Pro Keyboard

Macworld reviews the new Matias Quiet Pro Keyboard. I had one of their Tactile models several years back; I loved it, but it also earned me the nickname “Thunderkeys” from my officemates. I’d be interested to try out the Quiet Pro and see what it feels like. I do miss the modifier key notes on […]

Use What You’ve Got

Reading The Setup is a reminder that some of the most creative people don’t obsess about their tools—they find what works and get on with the business of making things. Today’s interview with Chris Onstad (Achewood) ends with the usual “What would be your dream setup?” question, and he replies: I can do whatever I […]

Ode to Kuro

The Verge with an ode to the former Kuro TV line for Pioneer: Unfortunately for Pioneer, it was a boutique audiophile-style plasma TV manufacturer in a mass-produced LCD world. Not only were LCDs rapidly dropping in price and rapidly gaining in functionality, but modern plasmas had to battle against a bad reputation for burn-in, ghosting, […]

Adaptive Web Design by Aaron Gustafson

For the tl;dr crowd: Just get the book. Short enough to finish in an afternoon, but packed to the gills with information you’ll use moving forward. Until last fall, I spent most of the last ten years primarily building sites using Flash. Since moving to Philadelphia to join 160over90, I’ve spent most of my time […]