• Analog accompaniment Simon Collison

    Brightening a busy Monday with some analog accompaniment. Think what you will, but it offers a pleasing change of pace and focus and makes me happy.…

    Today · 08:00
  • Trying to end the pandemic a little earlier with VaccinateCA Simon Willison

    This week I got involved with the VaccinateCA effort. We are trying to end the pandemic a little earlier, by building the most accurate database possible of vaccination locations and availability in C…

    Two Days Ago · 22:40
  • Keyboard control of Big Sur notification alerts Rob Allen

    With the release of Big Sur, my scripts for keyboard control of macOS notification alerts stopped working. With a bit of experimentation and help from Google, I have written new ones. Closing an alert…

    Two Days Ago · 04:00
  • A product's gravity Jason Fried

    I'm often asked how I know when an idea might make a good product.First, I never know. It's always a guess, a bet. I'm just trying to do what I can to increase the odds, to beat the house.But more…

    Three Days Ago · 15:36
  • Fifty Jeremy Keith

    Today is my birthday. I am one twentieth of a millenium old. I am eighteen and a quarter kilo-days old. I am six hundred months old. I am somewhere in the order of 26.28 mega-minutes old. I am fifty…

    Four Days Ago · 11:41
  • Scratching my own itch: a JavaScript slide show for full screen looping GIFs and MP4s Christian Heilmann

    Lately I thought it would be good to convert a lot of the GIFs I have to MP4 to save space on some of memory sticks. The problem that I found with that is that Quicklook on Mac doesn’t loop MP4s…

    Four Days Ago · 08:50
  • Remote work is not local work at a distance Jason Fried

    Back in the mid-90s, just as Netscape Navigator was giving us our first look at what the visual internet could be, web design came in two flavors.There was the ultra basic stuff. Text on a page, ma…

    The Other Day · 18:35
  • Material Design Text Fields Are Badly Designed Brad Frost

    saving space at the cost of clarity, ease of use and accessibility is a bad tradeoff to make. Source: Material Design Text Fields Are Badly Designed — Smashing Magazine…

    The Other Day · 14:59
  • The only metric that matters to me Jason Fried

    At Basecamp we don't manage our products with numbers. No goals, no KPIs, OKRs, or WHATEVERs. We do keep a close eye on performance and speed numbers as they relate to infrastructure, serving up pa…

    The Other Day · 11:56