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Revisiting the Metaverse on Medium

Head over to Medium to check out my latest wherein I dive back into Neal Stephenson’s cyberpunk classic Snow Crash. And no matter how much science fiction tries to predict it,… Continue Reading →

How to stop WordPress from asking for FTP connection information when using MAMP Pro

Ever tried to run a WordPress update when developing locally using MAMP and been met with this screen? This is usually due to file permission issues and WordPress being unable… Continue Reading →

More on the saga of “but first, coffee”

I’m late in sharing this, but last December Sprudge published an excellent article looking at the history of “but first, coffee” (and my part of it). Highlights for me were… Continue Reading →

I’ve launched a Kickstarter!

Get your pixel portraits here! As part of Kickstarter’s Make 100 push, I’ve launched my very own pixel portrait commission project.   The Kickstarter runs until March 2nd, so pledge… Continue Reading →

Corrupt / Glitchy Cursor in InDesign (CC 2017) in macOS High Sierra

Apple released macOS 10.13 High Sierra to the public today, and a nasty bug affecting InDesign from early betas is still an issue.

My new virtual reality SXSW Line Simulator lets you feel like you’re actually standing outside of a SXSW panel you flew hundreds of miles to attend.

SXSW Interactive 2017: It Happened to Me

We’re all gonna die. Find out which tech startups are getting us there faster! I’ve just flown back from South By Southwest Interactive in beautiful, cold, and rainy Austin, TX… Continue Reading →

Fixing PHP code coloring in Dreamweaver CC (2017)

When Adobe updated Dreamweaver CC from 2015 to 2017 they completely rewrote the code coloring engine, bringing it into alignment with Brackets. This had the unfortunate side effect of obliterating… Continue Reading →

2016 Electoral Map Coloring Page

Election results are coming! Election results are coming! I didn’t like any of the blank electoral coloring pages I found, so I made my own. Download a PDF here.

Introducing the make something awful every day sticker pack for iOS 10

Do your iMessage conversations lack bad internet art? That no longer needs to be the case with the brand-spanking-new make something awful every day sticker app. Get it in the… Continue Reading →

Celebrate National Coloring Book Day belatedly with this podcast coloring book!

Did you know yesterday was National Coloring Book Day? Neither did I until 7pm last night! It was good motivation to finish a beta version of this podcast coloring book I’ve been idly… Continue Reading →