A productive day

Between Covid, racial injustices around the world, and other difficult events, finding the space to be useful and productive at the same time has been a journey. This is a look back at how my own productivity has changed over the course of this year and how I regained control of myself.

Posted on July 15 2020

Links and notes - 6th July 2020

A bunch of TIL's. Rick Riordan still actively publishing work and also showing how to be a great human being. And I also discover Blender's new open movie and solo produced animation work. Also, I'm learning frontend design and dev.

Posted on July 06 2020

Links and notes - 1st July 2020

How complex should our note taking/organization apps be? A both hilarious and heart wrenching brexit story. And a few more. Oh! Happy 2nd half of the year!

Posted on July 01 2020

Links and Notes - 30th June 2020

Memories of friendship bracelets, pandemic worries, and some rough thoughts on the current discourse around cancel culture.

Posted on July 01 2020

Links and Notes - May 15th 2020

Unreal's new engine. Covid updates in NZ. Corridor Digital turns 10. And more

Posted on May 15 2020

The power of Cloudflare and the basic web

Developers creating content shouldn't need to feel that JAM stacks or Static Sites or serverless are where you need to start. Existing "basic" tools can provide an equal or even better overall experience.

Posted on May 13 2020

Links and notes - May 11th 2020

MS build is happening from May 19th to 20th. Not sure if it's because of the choice I made in what my primary work is but I'm a little sad to see that consumer desktop/UWP applications doesn't seem to be covered in this list of things I'd be interested

Posted on May 12 2020

Thoughts on Trilium notes (and others)

During the weekend I spent some time trying to set up Trilium notes. For those who don't know, Trilium notes is an open source note taking application. It is hierarchical which means the notes are organised like a tree. It has both a client and server component. That means one

Posted on May 11 2020

Links and Notes - May 1st 2020

Covid updates from Sri Lanka, I start working on Project Euler and I wrote a blog post :)

Posted on May 01 2020

Liberal Literature's Losing Leg

I read an article today by Matt Taibbi titled "The Inevitable Coronavirus Censorship Crisis is Here". Throughout the article, the author puts into words a set of feelings I've had for a while regarding liberal media. Most of the material seems to revolve around the topic of censorship and dumb

Posted on May 01 2020

Site migrations and plans

When it comes to technology and server administration, there's an amazing array of hosted or 1 click/command setups out there for almost anything these days. Despite that, my personal preference is to work as close as possible to completely self hosted, self managed solutions as possible. Not because it's

Posted on April 28 2020

Dear Suresh

A reply to a Facebook comment regarding racism, fake information, privilege, and harmony.

Posted on May 10 2019

Year of drawings - 15th to 19th December 2018

heads heads heads heads heads. Practicing Loomis' head drawing and ending with a first attempt at a self portrait

Posted on December 19 2018

Year of drawings - 15th December 2018

Tracing/Sketching Eduardo

Posted on December 15 2018

Year of drawings - 14th December 2018

Sketching Buffer's CEO Joel during an all hands.

Posted on December 14 2018

Year of Drawings - 13th December 2018

Bringing an original character to life with a not very original take. Wizard Mopson.

Posted on December 13 2018

Year of Drawings - 28th November 2018

Incy Wincy Spider meets Gandalf the angry.

Posted on November 28 2018

Draw a day - 23rd November 2018

Practicing lines and boxes

Posted on November 23 2018

Year of drawings

Attempting to form a new habit of practicing drawing daily for 1 year (minus weekends). This isn't just drawings. It's actual practice of certain fundamentals to help me get better.

Posted on November 22 2018

Rediscovering Slow Reading

This is a reflection on how I would consume content slowly as a child, how I've changed, and how I was reminded today, that slow is the way to go

Posted on July 05 2018