An observation on Zettelkasten and the continuing value of physical media.
If you like what you get from reading this site, you can support my writing.
Sorted by what I think is best, not traffic!
This was not the year I expected.
At least for me, Ulysses is not the right home for prompts or ideas. Bear is.
An update on my work-in-progress research system, using Bear.app.
“The Internet” is far too broad an audience for, well, basically any post I write.
Some people have a hard time keeping their blogging resolutions. I… have the opposite problem.
Wishing something—anything—supported my particular and peculiar needs for static site generation.
Algorithmically-sorted archives for blogs are hyper-user-hostile and I hate them. Looking at you, Medium.
Because if I'm going to go through this, it might as well be a help to others.
Notes apps, Zettelkasten, external memory, notecards… I just have this website.
Reflections on my writing mornings, over half a year in.
Something new and unusual, am I right? This time: on Pinboard as my link-sharing source.
Learning a great deal by disagreeing with an excellent interlocutor—and thinking hard "out loud."
Or, what happens when you stay in “go mode” for a really long time.
This might not work for you. But it works for me!
(Being a bit seasonal on purpose.)
And in trade, a couple paragraphs on one specifically-conservative folly.
Fighting my instinct to fight.
(And most of that time is invisible from the outside.)
Because some days you want to write, but don’t have anything particularly focused or coherent to say.
Thinking about the ways technology shapes us—smartphones, fire, and everything in between.
An uncomplicated game plan for writing this year.
Some hopes and (tentative, as ever) plans for 2018.
Not the year we expected. But a good year nonetheless.
Two weeks of daily writing, and how “productivity” happens.
How my experiment in early-morning writing is going, three days in.
Follow-up on this morning's request.
Less noise, more thinking carefully and clearly (I hope).
A so-so book about a slightly strange language.
Because I want to tell you everything I'm reading!
Because I don’t trust you anymore.
Not too shabby on Windows, not what you want on macOS.
A (brief) meditation on rest—and reading lists.
Personal blogging, “permanency” online, and the importance of curation (editing).
Some thoughts on my theology blogging in 2017.
Twitter, Pinboard, RSS, and the role of ephemera on the web.
Information architecture is hard.
A few thoughts on Medium, micro.blog, and the open web.
Getting things done in 2016 and beyond.
Writing software for Olo and for open source.
Podcasting: Winning Slowly, New Rustacean, and more!
So. many. words. I had no idea how many words.
Running headfirst into a wall of pneumonia.
Or: a ridiculous year summarized!
My own killer Markdown app is still unwritten.
A workflow with Pandoc, BibTEX, and the editor of your choice.
Different seasons, different responsibilities.