A truly random set of thoughts today: Dota's seemingly failed bid on an anime for advertising. American headlines. How to manage writing this many headings, and a special! My application letter to Buffer!
Posted on April 01 2021
Another day of thinking on words heard from the My First Million podcast. This time on browser extensions and alternative platforms. A few words on emberconf 2021 and a quick list of bloggers who write just for the fun of having their own free space on the internet.
Posted on March 31 2021
A wild open source self hosted Heroku/Netlify appears and it looks good. I also discover an open source notepad that's a calculator that I want to contribute to now. And I think I have a few browser extensions I want to build to protect against social media addiction.
Posted on March 30 2021
School begins, I get to listen to podcasts and I have some thoughts on how I personally feel about designing content to be viral after I listened to some podcasters discuss their strategies. Also, I'm trying to apply some of the "Shape Up" principles at work.
Posted on March 29 2021
We got some holiday time away from home this weekend! Which means I didn't have much time to think about anything else. But apart from a quick note on that, there's still a throwaway thought about age ratings for TV for children which is possibly worth a deeper dive.
Posted on March 28 2021
Thoughts on David's (DHH) short but thought provoking post on social networks and a no platform future. Also, schools are reopening
Posted on March 27 2021
Some thoughts on achieving 7 days of daily posts consecutively and what that means to me. And on the same-ish note, I look at creating children's stories and the consistency it demands. Finally, a first impressions of Dota: Dragon's Blood series.
Posted on March 26 2021
Fellow Bufferoo José launches his product PlanLeave into the wild! I take a quick look at its philosophy before diving into a suspicious looking so called beeple style art generator. Is it a scam? Only time will tell.
Posted on March 25 2021
Decathlon is finally restocked. Working on Buffer's chrome extension changes has me thinking about approaches to rarely edited software. I ramble on why I don't seem to care about One Plus' new device, and other stuff
Posted on March 24 2021
Dadang Sabur aka dewa kipas' drama with Gotham Chess feels like it has finally reached its end. Also, I'm self hosting my website's analytics with Plausible!
Posted on March 23 2021
Thoughts on Lion King, deepfaked lion king and what true anthropomorphism should look like. Also, purple faced langurs roam the city and other stuff is happening.
Posted on March 22 2021
Thoughts on the animated series Kipo. Gardening as therapy. Also, a short angry rant about US media's role in dehumanising war.
Posted on March 21 2021
Adventures in self hosting, feel good moments of helping and mentoring others, another entertaining story which tells you why you can't trust anything on the internet anymore, and more
Posted on March 20 2021
Trying to revive daily-ish links and notes. Jordan from Buffer launches a mini side project. And I have thoughts on an article about Matt Ruby's article on being friends while sharing opposing political views.
Posted on March 19 2021
An unexpected reading of Merkle trees has me wondering about applying it simply to an online voting application as an experiment.
Posted on March 19 2021
As I think about what I want to be doing in the next 10 years, I've found myself thinking about focus and being prolific a lot. So I decided to write about it.
Posted on November 12 2020
After watching Hermitcraft, and then Minecraft manhunt, I've realised I've been playing open world and sandbox games in a way that ensures I never complete them.
Posted on November 02 2020
Sharing my first impression of the game Hades. After picking it up based on impressive trailers, I thought I'd share how the game has done nothing but delight me since.
Posted on October 14 2020
Some thoughts on the lack of ghost blog's mobile app. Questioning the technical challenges and the business sensibilities of supporting such an app and the opportunity for someone to build one.
Posted on October 07 2020
A short post about the recent covid outbreak in Sri Lanka. An attempt to unload some unsettled emotions into my little space on the internet.
Posted on October 06 2020