2020-07-03: 🤣 I saw an ad for a decision-making online workshop. Took every ounce of self-control not to send …

2020-07-03: 🔗 With Edge, Microsoft’s forced Windows updates just sank to a new low Yikes. …

2020-07-03: 📏 The big difference between structural engineering and software engineering is that when a bridge …

2020-07-03: 😢 A common thread in why I find the current internet so disheartening are the companies that have …

2020-07-02: 📚 Jason from @Promptworks is writing a book. Whether you’re just starting out as a developer or …

2020-07-02: 🔗 Gleam v0.10 released! Gleam is a statically typed language for the Erlang VM. …

2020-07-01: 💸 Who need a new iPhone charger cable in the box when the old one I have is so durable.

2020-07-01: 🎮🎼 Coding with SNES SimCity OST today. www.youtube.com/watch

2020-06-30: 🔗🎮😳 VICE - This Animal Crossing-Enabled Buttplug Will Let You Hook Up In-Game Lock down is getting …

2020-06-30: 👨‍💻 I know it’s a long shot but if you or someone you know helps run an Elixir meetup, please …

2020-06-30: 📚 An Android Book Club for iOS Developers mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-06-30: 🤣 Someone needs to do a video with the laughing Mexican guy talking about how people think Apple …

2020-06-30: 🔗 Why AnyList Won’t Be Supporting Sign In with Apple blog.anylist.com/2020/06/s…

2020-06-29: 😰 This feature branch I started last week is out of control. Pretty sure I’m going to leave it …

2020-06-29: 📚 This is a book club dedicated to learning Kotlin and Android application development. …

2020-06-28: 😷 Philadelphia is tapping the brakes on reopening after key metrics appear to have plateaued or even …

2020-06-26: 📚 Anyone have any strong feelings towards any specific Kotlin book? or one to avoid? Same question …

2020-06-26: 🤷‍♂️ Maybe the answer in an online WWDC with many smaller regional tech talks? I dunno. There is a …

2020-06-26: 💬 One of my Slacks has a hard requirement on thread use and while expressing this to new members …

2020-06-26: 📊 Can anyone at @stackoverflow reconcile how @elixirlang went from the 8th most loved language in …

2020-06-26: 🔗 5 top-tier companies that use Elixir curiosum.dev/blog/5-to…

2020-06-26: 📅 Going to sit in on some of the IndieWebCamp West stuff this weekend. It’s free with optional …

2020-06-25: 🤦‍♂️ When a sheet is up the window is no longer movable. Just got the beta installed. Am considering …

2020-06-25: ⏰ Spends Summer learning how to build cross platform apps with SwiftUI. Client hires me and says to …

2020-06-25: 🔗 Installing the macOS Big Sur beta on a new partition - Lickability

2020-06-25: 🎮🎧 Still waiting for that Final Fantasy 7 Remake OST on @spotify @SquareEnix. Any day now. And …

2020-06-25: 👨‍💻 Refactoring and filling in the missing pieces to the @guildflow auth system today. Don’t …

2020-06-25: 💸 At this rate the book will cost 200% by the end of day!

2020-06-25: 🔗🍿 Philly Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020 Video Archive www.youtube.com/playlist

2020-06-25: 🔗 tailblocks — Ready-to-use Tailwind CSS blocks mertjf.github.io/tailblock…

2020-06-25: 📱 Gluon: A beautiful, lightweight and customizable cross platform app built for Micro.blog. Really …

2020-06-25: 🖱 There is an unfortunate irony in seeing a company like Apple, whom normally is a champion of …

2020-06-25: 📏 A designer who does not embrace usability is like an architect who does not embrace physics, …

2020-06-24: 📊 As I work on some of the new stuff this weekend I need to temper my emotional response to go all …

2020-06-24: ⚾️ What you need to know about MLB’s agreed-upon 2020 season With more Phillies and Rockies …

2020-06-24: ⚾️ Phillies have 2 more players, 2 staffers test positive for coronavirus …

2020-06-24: Of certain Apple podcasters who are currently talking about usability. 😡 It frustrates me so much when a discussion of usability is happening and people provide a counter …

2020-06-24: 😥 Trying to eat more protean and less carbs. Eating a low sugar Chobani yogurt in place of my Rice …

2020-06-23: 🔗 Finding a new home for Conveyor - Wildbit After much internal discussion, we’ve decided to stop …

2020-06-23: 🔗 Daring Fireball: Senate Republicans Propose Law to Outlaw End-to-End Encryption If I didn’t have …

2020-06-23: 🔗 Geofence warrants: How police can use protesters’ phones against them - CNET

2020-06-23: 👨‍💻 Ordered a new spare external HD so I can play with the new Xcode project layout this weekend.

2020-06-23: 👨‍💻 Finally got to dig into phx_gen_auth, an authentication system generator for Phoenix 1.5+ …

2020-06-23: 🤷‍♂️ It might feel backwards, and not something the marketing team would ask for, but I’d love …

2020-06-23: 🔎 One of the great things about the Micro.blog WWDC discovery channel is find new geek people to …

2020-06-23: 🎤 “We’re not going to talk about Hey app today.” ~~ 3 minutes later ~~ reads Basecamp …

2020-06-23: 🤔Pretty confident we’ll be seeing a touch screen on Macs soon™. The updated spaced out UI …

2020-06-23: 📷 2020 WWDC Micro Meetup Group Photo This year, we would have held the 4th Annual WWDC Micro …

2020-06-22: 😰 The failure of recent primary elections, like we saw in Georgia, and the continued disregard for a …

2020-06-22: 🍿 On the Topic of Mac OS X Sheets (Video 4m) A short little WWDC reaction video that talks about Mac …

2020-06-22: 🔗 Always bet on HTML - Go Make Things There’s a slogan that’s been floating around the web for …

2020-06-22: ☠️ RIP Aqua

2020-06-22: 😰 I find the new sheet UI implementation extremely concerning.

2020-06-22: “freshness” == “bored designers”

2020-06-22: 🤯 11 macOS 11 introduces many user interface changes that update the appearance of apps and make …

2020-06-22: 💥 BINGO!

2020-06-22: 👋 Welcome macOS: BS

2020-06-22: 🍎 The Apple App Review process to a lay person: It’s as if the building permit and inspection …

2020-06-22: ☀️ Happy Monday. This week we will focus on the needs of the customer. Think out of the box! …

2020-06-21: 🍎 “Think Different: Because the people who are crazy enough to give Apple 30% of their money, are …

2020-06-20: 🔗 PageWatch: Find layout errors, spelling mistakes, slow pages, broken links and more. Only did the …

2020-06-20: 🔗 www.nytimes.com U.S. Attorney Who Investigated Trump Associates Is Abruptly Replaced, With No …

2020-06-20: 🔗 PhoenixDiff: See the changes needed to upgrade your Phoenix application www.phoenixdiff.org

2020-06-20: 📅 I feel bad for Saturday. I never fill it with pills. Saturday is the day I take the pills right …

2020-06-20: 🍿 Today on Outraged YouTuber: More Outrage!

2020-06-19: 🙄 Might be time to look into a credit card reversal charge. Unless some @RockstarGames wants to help …

2020-06-19: ☠️ That Trump rally tomorrow in Tulsa is a death pact. Covid-19 cases in Tulsa, where the Trump …

2020-06-19: ⚾️ Coronavirus outbreak at Phillies camp in Clearwater hits 5 players …

2020-06-19: 😰 Someday a robot AI is going to learn to pick the three photos with traffic lights in them – …

2020-06-19: 💥 Today I can finally share the new name for my meetup app. Say hello to Guildflow! …

2020-06-18: 20-Year-Old Robinhood Customer Dies By Suicide After Seeing A $730,000 Negative Balance 🔗 20-Year-Old Robinhood Customer Dies By Suicide After Seeing A $730,000 Negative Balance …

2020-06-18: 🔗 How to delete all node_modules directories from your computer - Go Make Things

2020-06-18: 🔗 Google is messing with the address bar again—new experiment hides URL path - Ars Technica One of …

2020-06-18: 💈 If counting lockdown in haircuts, we have been in lockdown for 3 haircuts.

2020-06-17: 🔗 SVGuitar - JavaScript Guitar Chord Renderer JavaScript (TypeScript) library to create beautiful …

2020-06-17: 🤪

2020-06-16: 🤷‍♂️ If HEY’s APIs were available to the public and a third-party made an open source app …

2020-06-16: ✅ Just for the record, I think you should have an email that uses a domain you own.

2020-06-16: 🤦‍♂️ It’s hard to argue the PA unemployment office is not intentionally making it harder to …

2020-06-16: ✏️ Apple’s EU Antitrust Investigation is Long Overdue mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-06-16: 🖕FUCK YOU @APPLE

2020-06-16: 🤦‍♂️ Apple Threatens to Remove Email App ‘Hey’ From App Store Over Lack of In-App …

2020-06-16: 😭 CircleCI has been very helpful to me in the past. However, today as I try to do something with the …

2020-06-16: ❓I would start polling, asking, what are 5 programs Joe Biden is going to enact as president. If …

2020-06-16: 😰 One of the things that scares me about how the DNC / Biden are shaping their campaign, is that, …

2020-06-15: ✏️ Book Notes: Dreaming in Code mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-06-14: 🔗 Building an Animal Crossing New Horizons GraphQL API in Elixir is.gd/AgXzLv

2020-06-13: ⚾️🥨 Go Pretzels!

2020-06-12: 🎼 Anyone else while looking at the covid numbers going up and up hear the Price is Right yodeling in …

2020-06-12: 🔗 TIL: mjtsai.com iCloud Backups Deleted After 180 Days

2020-06-12: 🎮 Video game confession time. Post yours too! I never finished Earthbound. I never finished Majora’s …

2020-06-12: 🚫 This post was not brought to you by Skillshare.

2020-06-12: What The Truman Show Teaches Us About Politics 🍿“I think American society at large is a lot like Truman Burbank. Laboring like him for 30 plus …

2020-06-12: ⚾️ Today I found out my old youth stickball “field” (aka school parking lot) was built over.

2020-06-12: 🎮🎼 Even though I haven’t played it in years, I still love the Chrono Cross 2 OST. …

2020-06-12: ⚾️ Took the day off yesterday and played lots of video game baseball. Back at it today.

2020-06-12: ✅ Today’s Projects: Do some research on ad purchases. Work on some email threads with …

2020-06-10: ✏️📹 Video: How I Use OmniFocus to Track Tasks (12m) mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-06-10: 🕵️‍♂️ Looking for a designer Initially this is a specifically scoped project around the logo and …

2020-06-09: 💰 More PA PUA payment changes.

2020-06-08: 🤷‍♂️ Why journalistic media outlets continue to give this man an unfiltered live broadcast platform …

2020-06-08: 😭 My face when a favorite publisher redoes their website, outsourcing much of what made their site …

2020-06-08: 🔗 Daring Fireball: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: ‘Police’ It was an informed episode but is …

2020-06-08: 🔗 Jersey Shore gatherings traced to COVID-19 cases in Bucks - WHYY “This is exactly why we can’t …

2020-06-08: 📅 The agenda for the Philly Elixir meetup event this Wednesday has been posted. We’ll discuss Samuel …

2020-06-08: 👍 Can I be impressed with some Twitter UX even though I think the platform is a dumpster fire? If …

2020-06-08: ✅ Today’s Projects: Figure out the agenda for this week’s Philly Elixir meetup. Start …

2020-06-08: 😰 Browsing the Elixir Forum. See this thread. Poor bastard.

2020-06-08: 💰 We are not selling the product, we are selling the dream.

2020-06-08: ☀️Happy Monday everyone! I’m thrilled to see so much sustained action towards the social …

2020-06-07: 🔗 Daring Fireball: Zoom, Still Shitting the Bed “we don’t want to give [free users] [end-to-end …

2020-06-07: 🔗 What about unemployment? … the stock market is back to where it was before the pandemic. …

2020-06-06: ✅ Noticing the irony that today as I listened to @manton on a podcast talking about removing lists I …

2020-06-05: ❤️ Just updated my personal site header. Thanks to the @indyhall community for the Anti-Racism …

2020-06-05: ❤️ Now, THAT is a call to action! :) www.philabundance.org

2020-06-05: 🔗😳 680+ Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start This June …

2020-06-05: ♠️ I had misplaced dreams that the poker in the new Nintendo game could carry my defunct weekly in …

2020-06-03: 😰 Fucking tornado warning for Philadelphia.

2020-06-03: 🥳 The power is back!

2020-06-03: 😭 Power has been out since 12:30. Got some ice for some of the fridge stuff. Bout to take a cold …

2020-06-03: 🌩 There are some bad looking thunderstorms headed towards Philly. If you are protesting might want …

2020-06-02: 🔗 Find your elected officials & districts using our address-based lookup tool …

2020-06-02: 💰 If you’ve been getting any PA Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) expect those payments …

2020-06-01: ❤️ I usually try to start the week with a funny quip, but for today I’ll simply say I love you …

2020-05-30: 👨‍💻 Getting pumped for WWDC!

2020-05-29: ☀️ It’s easy for the news and general direction of the world get one down, but try to remember there …

2020-05-29: 🔗 Philadelphia’s approach to easing movement and business restrictions while continuing to …

2020-05-29: 🎮🎼 FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE Full Soundtrack 9 hours 41 minutes. www.youtube.com/watch

2020-05-28: 🔗 The (Unofficial) MicroConf Video Directory microconf-vault.webflow.io

2020-05-28: 😰 I’m learning a lot watching DockerCon but 30m sessions for 8 hours strait is a bit too much …

2020-05-28: 👨‍💻 You can tell I’m starting to get into Docker when I’m documenting projects ideas re: using …

2020-05-28: 🔗 A bug in macOS 10.15.5 impacts bootable backups. bombich.com/blog/2020…

2020-05-28: ✅ Today’s projects: Attend Bootstrappers Breakfast meeting, discussing the book, The Mom …

2020-05-27: 🎮😟 Does anyone else feel guilty about waking Blathers up during the day to check recent fish and bug …

2020-05-27: 🚶‍♂️ Did my walk in the am this morning to avoid the high sun and heat of afternoon. Summer is …

2020-05-26: 🔗 Michael Tsai - Blog - Netflix Stops Charging Inactive Customers This should be a legal requirement …

2020-05-26: 🎮🤬 Today I learned Tom Nook has been skimming from the top of all my dropbox item prices. You get …

2020-05-26: ✅ Today’s projects: Finish UX refactor of Event Detail / RSVP Form. Do code review for stuff …

2020-05-26: ☀️ Good morning everyone! Hopefully the holiday weekend was relaxing and recharging for you all. …

2020-05-25: 😰 Had to use compressed air today to unstuck my y key. Fixed, for now.

2020-05-24: 🔗 Combine Phoenix LiveView with Alpine.js This came in handy today. 👍 …

2020-05-23: 🎮 TIL: Tiny Arthur. www.youtube.com/watch

2020-05-22: ⚾️😭 MLB traditionalists won’t like it, but the universal DH is coming. Insert: Michael Scott …

2020-05-22: 🎮❤️ Loving my @indyhall hoodie in Animal Crossing. MO-D260-V30P-0GT3

2020-05-22: 😨 I’m spending a ton of time on meetup privacy and harassment prevention as I work on my …

2020-05-22: 😷📷 Not taking a ton of photos lately (nor going out more than once a week for some supplies) but …

2020-05-22: ✅ Today’s projects: More UX/HTML/CSS refactoring. Try to finalize a large decision I’ve …

2020-05-22: 🤔 Every time I hear the term “contact tracing”…

2020-05-21: 🎮😳 A dominatrix is using Animal Crossing to connect with clients in lockdown. when the clients have …

2020-05-20: 📅 Attended my first Homebrew Website Club tonight. https://indieweb.org/Homebrew_Website_Club

2020-05-20: 🎮 Reverse Engineering The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker’s Sploosh Kaboom minigame and crafting a …

2020-05-20: ✅ Today’s Projects: Attend Mastermind call (lots to talk about). Continue work on massive …

2020-05-20: 🕸 TIL: download – prompts the user to save the linked URL instead of navigating to it. Can be …

2020-05-19: 🪑 The power is out and I was stuck in the powered recliner which was stuck in the up position. I was …

2020-05-18: ☀️🎮 If you had some trouble last week, embrace the opportunity that is a fresh new day. “We can’t …

2020-05-18: 🎮 I’m considering a new series of Dutch van der Linde memes in the context of Dutch as the …

2020-05-17: 🍿 “I think that I am familiar with the fact that you are going to ignore this particular problem …

2020-05-17: ✏️ How Much Does It Cost to Build an iOS App? mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-05-16: 🎮🎼❤️ Red Dead Redemption 2 (Soundtrack - OST) May I Stand Unshaken (EXTENDED) www.youtube.com/watch

2020-05-16: 😢 My face when I find out my favorite pizza shop has become one of those “we don’t wear masks” …

2020-05-16: 🎮 Was trying to do a quest in Red Dead Redemption 2 where I would donate $10 to a nun collecting for …

2020-05-15: 🔗 Second-guessing the modern web - macwright.org Embrace request/response. Add rich frontend …

2020-05-15: 📷 The mighty Delaware river.

2020-05-15: 📅 DockerCon is going digital with theCUBE! We’ve designed a 1-day conference that’s free and …

2020-05-15: 🔗 Linode Kubernetes Engine (LKE) is a fully-managed container orchestration engine for deploying and …

2020-05-14: 👨‍💻 The biggest pain in iOS dev is probably the fact we have not properly abstracted away the …

2020-05-14: 💰 Are there any recent, informative reports that break down mobile app project costs based on real …

2020-05-14: ✅ Today’s projects: More work on product onboarding. (I’m not in love with the tech impl but …

2020-05-13: ✏️📹 Video: Accountability via Masterminds (4m) It can be hard to keep the momentum with a long term …

2020-05-13: ✅ Today’s projects: Post microcast on Mastermind accountability. Tidy up new @clubhousehost …

2020-05-12: 🦆 Switching to DuckDuckGo as my default browser continues to impress year after year.

2020-05-11: 🍿 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is a miss for me. I want to like the show, but the incredibly predictable nature of the delivery …

2020-05-11: Congrats to Kotaro @wild37 who released his recent side project Fav 10, which is a fun …

2020-05-11: 🎮 A years worth Civ 6 DLC coming! The New Frontier Pass! Last I checked I had 220 hours into Civ 6 …

2020-05-11: ☀️ Put on that Monday face and meet the challenge head on, like Batman!

2020-05-10: ❤️ Happy Mother’s Day!

2020-05-10: 😢 There is no doubt in my mind thousands of people are visiting this PA Pandemic Unemployment …

2020-05-09: 🔗😱 PokéTuber Reacts to Beating Pokemon Platinum Without Taking Damage That was an impressive …

2020-05-09: 🔗 MURAL is a digital workspace for visual collaboration Saw someone demo how they used this tool to …

2020-05-07: 🎮 I couldn’t help myself. #FF7R

2020-05-06: 🎮 Finished Final Fantasy 7R tonight. Best way to describe it was “nostalgic masturbation”. I had …

2020-05-06: 🎼 Zelda’s most iconic sound effect Great little video. 👍 www.youtube.com/watch

2020-05-06: 🔗 www.tbray.org Tim Bray Quit Amazon Over Firing of Whistleblowers

2020-05-06: 📅 dockercon 2020 A (free) 1-day digital event on May 28th featuring sessions from Docker experts and …

2020-05-06: 🔗 Trello: Announcing Advanced Checklists: Checking Off Tasks Just Got A Makeover Assigning members …

2020-05-06: 💬 “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~ George Santayana Related: The …

2020-05-06: I went out to deposit some checks and there were so many people. So many cars driving. 😢 Every …

2020-05-05: 🍿 Meanwhile, in quarantine… www.youtube.com/watch

2020-05-05: 👨‍💻 Got the Phoenix LiveDashboard up and running for @clubhousehost development. Looks like it will …

2020-05-05: 👨‍💻 Upgrading @clubhousehost to Phoenix 1.5.1 today. Can’t wait to dig into the new features! …

2020-05-05: 🥳 Was working on a client proposal and spent some time trying to re-find this one. Posting it here …

2020-05-05: 💬 Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing …

2020-05-04: 🔗🎮 Billy Mitchell takes his Donkey Kong high-score cheating case to court - Ars Technica I just …

2020-05-04: 🔗 Ubuntu 20.04: Welcome to the future, Linux LTS disciples - Ars Technica

2020-05-04: 🎲 My apartment complex has a fair number of older retirees and with lockdown still active it looks …

2020-05-04: 💬 “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the …

2020-05-04: 📚🤑 PragProg Learn a New Language Sale Use coupon code NewLanguage2020 to save an unprecedented 50% …

2020-05-04: ✏️📹 Video: Clubhouse Roadmap Tour (9m) I’m using a public Trello board to keep track of my Clubhouse …

2020-05-04: ☀️ It’s Monday, it’ll be alright. I’ll help you out. Here is a photo of a Canadian …

2020-05-03: 🐞 Even with Siri disabled on MacOS it still shows up in the touch bar, getting accidental touches …

2020-05-03: 🐞 My Shortcuts icon is missing.

2020-05-03: 🔗 User Onboarding - Onboarding UX Patterns Here, we’re cross-referencing the best and …

2020-05-03: 🔗 Everything you ever wanted to know about unfurling but were afraid to ask /or/ How to make your …

2020-05-03: 🔗 Visual Studio Code Setup For Elixir Development

2020-05-03: 🔗 GitHub - benvp/vscode-hex-pm-intellisense Adds IntelliSense for hex.pm dependencies in your …

2020-05-03: 🍿 COBOL in 100 seconds COBOL is the hottest programming language of 2020! www.youtube.com/watch

2020-05-02: 🔗🥰 These onboarding tear downs are filled with great recommendations. …

2020-05-02: 🍿 I watched Interstellar in 4K last night and it was beautiful. www.justwatch.com/us/movie/…

2020-05-02: ☀️ It’s Saturday and the sun is shinning. The weekend is for rejuvenation.

2020-05-01: 🔗😍 Alpine.js is a rugged, minimal framework for composing JavaScript behavior in your markup. Think …

2020-05-01: ☔️ Happy Friday. Projects for today: Continue drafting UI changes for @clubhousehost and executing …

2020-04-30: 🔗 Adding password security to Hex.pm - Todd Resudek - Medium

2020-04-30: ✏️ Personal Lockdown Update Again, I’m thankful for my privilege. I have savings to live off for a …

2020-04-30: 👨‍💻 Today’s projects: Do a lockdown update blog post. Attend @IndyHall show and tell. …

2020-04-30: 🤔 Do we know anyone who’s seen real money come out of the Pennsylvania Pandemic Unemployment …

2020-04-30: 🧠 Work up vividly remembering my dreams from last night. Nothing too crazy or scary, just active. …

2020-04-29: 🍿It’s criminal the FilmJoy movie reviews don’t have more than a million views. These are …

2020-04-29: 🛌 Somedays I want to print out my sleep apnea report and put it on the fridge.

2020-04-29: ✏️📹 Video Book Review: Ruined by Design by Mike Monteiro (5m) mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-04-28: 📚 I finished RUINED BY DESIGN by Mike Monteiro today. I consider it a must read for any designer or …

2020-04-28: 🤔 How does the logic work where you will protest that things are safe and things should open up …

2020-04-27: 🔗😢 Even The LA Lakers Got A PPP Small Business Loan PPP is “to help small businesses, self-employed …

2020-04-27: 💸 Working on my budget tonight. I use Soulver and have personal/business files with monthly/yearly …

2020-04-27: ✏️ Bug Fixes and Changes of Version 0.3.2 Had some great and generous people test out @clubhousehost …

2020-04-27: 🔗 Apple and Google Strengthen Privacy of COVID-19 Exposure Notification System, Targeting Next Week …

2020-04-27: 🎮 Wisdom.

2020-04-27: ✏️ My Favorite TextExpander Shortcut Snippets I added a new one today, for the common need to …

2020-04-27: ✏️📹 Video: Nurturing Your Community During Lock Down (7m) mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-04-27: 🔗 Use consumer rights to refund for faulty MacBook - diary

2020-04-27: 👨‍💻📚 If you have a pragprog.com account with a valid email address ending in .edu, you can use …

2020-04-27: 🎮🎵 Today I learned Capcom is posting video game soundtracks to Spotify. Enjoy some Mega Man 2: …

2020-04-27: ☀️ Put on your serious face, it’s Monday all over again!

2020-04-26: ⚾️ What a comeback!!

2020-04-26: 🔗 Tail Call Optimization in Elixir allows you to reduce the number of stack frames your program …

2020-04-26: 😂 I smile so much watching Avengers: Endgame. www.youtube.com/watch

2020-04-26: 🧹 It’s a cleaning day around the apartment. The weekly cleaning of my sleep apnea equipment …

2020-04-25: 🎮 Considering how stressed and anxious the real world can be right now, FF7R is far from a relaxing …

2020-04-25: 🤮 Even though I specifically blocked this channel in Apple News it still shows up in my feed.

2020-04-25: 🔗 Daring Fireball: ‘Why We Can’t Build’ The first thing that MUST be done to fix any aspect of our …

2020-04-25: 😷 Microsoft Word now flags two spaces after a period as an error - The Verge So much for sentence …

2020-04-24: 🧠 I share in the struggles discussed in this thread about getting comfortable with functional …

2020-04-24: 👨‍💻 Tomorrow is @phillycocoa Side Project Saturday, online. I think the general idea is to have some …

2020-04-24: ✏️📹 Video: How I Decided to Build Clubhouse (6m) mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-04-24: 🔗 Rajska is an elixir authorization library for Absinthe. github.com/jungsoft/…

2020-04-24: ☔️ Happy Friday everyone! Todays battle plan: I have a usability test around 11am but otherwise am …

2020-04-23: 🚨🎮 Updating my Nintendo password due to reported account breaches and the change password form say: …

2020-04-23: 🔗🤬 Almost 8,000 could be affected by federal emergency loan data breach Awesome. …

2020-04-23: 🍿 Fellow @indyhall coworker Ben won the video chat this morning.

2020-04-23: ✏️📹 Video: Quick Thoughts on User Testing (5m) mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-04-23: ☀️ Good morning everyone! A busy day ahead. Lots of meetups, meetings and even a food order …

2020-04-22: 🔗😂😱😂😱 Apple Offering $700 Kit to Add Wheels to the Mac Pro - MacRumors

2020-04-22: 🔗 Unit Test Naming: The 3 Most Important Parts I’ve been using this style: …

2020-04-22: 🔗📹 MicroConf Video Archive Over 170 Hours of content. 194 talks given from the MicroConf Stage. …

2020-04-22: 🔗🎮 G-Boy: Wii / GameCube Portable DIY Kit www.youtube.com/watch

2020-04-21: 🧪 The Public Alpha is out! Through the Clubhouse Hosting platform group organizers can host a …

2020-04-20: 🍿 Last year’s elm-conf is archived on YouTube if you want to sample some talks: …

2020-04-20: 📅 elm-conf This July 15–17 we’ll be hosting three days of talks, workshops, and open spaces, …

2020-04-20: ✅ Revisiting my use of OmniFocus. Have always used it for long-term (non-code) project storage but …

2020-04-20: 👋 Happy Monday everyone. Do good works this week, and help each other out.

2020-04-19: 🍿📺 Rewatching the Firefly pilot and the world building in this single episode is so so good.

2020-04-19: 👨‍💻 The fact Apple still does not provide a Foundation version of AsyncOperation is criminal.

2020-04-18: 🔗😢 The Head of the Postal Workers Union Says the Postal Service Could Be Dead in Three Months

2020-04-18: 🔗 Daring Fireball: ‘Capitalists or Cronyists?’ A bailout won’t rescue the industry or …

2020-04-18: ✏️⚾️ Baseball mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-04-17: 🔗 Michael Tsai - Blog - iWork 10 in WebAssembly I want to find a reason to get into WebAssembly, …

2020-04-17: 🎮🎵 Really enjoying this remix of Link’s Awakening. MeowMeow & BowWow by GameChops, Dj …

2020-04-16: 👩‍🏫 My sister took a screen cap of her third grade class meeting online.

2020-04-16: 🔗😍 Phoenix LiveDashboard LiveDashboard provides real-time performance monitoring and debugging tools …

2020-04-16: ✏️📚 April Book Update I recently finished and started some books that have really impressed me so I …

2020-04-16: 🎮🎵 Finally! Mariachi remakes of some of my favorite video game tunes! …

2020-04-15: 👨‍💻 I recommend doing pull requests, even for personal projects. Also helpful, you can create a …

2020-04-15: 🛏 Waking up a little early for ETE today (and yesterday). Good morning everyone!

2020-04-14: 😥 Doing DNS updates is always scary.

2020-04-14: 📚 Really enjoyed the Design for Cognitive Bias talk by David Dylan Thomas today. He also supplied a …

2020-04-14: ❓Any thoughts on Tailwind CSS? Considering alternatives to Bootstrap for complex sites. For simple …

2020-04-14: 🗣 If in your presentation you say “research shows…”, you better have a link to said research …

2020-04-14: 📺 Watching ETE sessions on the big screen.

2020-04-14: 🔗 GitHub is now free for teams Even though I currently like GitHub, I more so like paying for my …

2020-04-14: 🐛 I did the recommended Mac OS update last night and discovered it renamed my computer to “MacBook …

2020-04-14: ✏️📹 Video: An Introduction to Elixir Covers the basics of the language, what it can be used for and …

2020-04-13: 👨‍💻 Did some PR work for a fellow @phillycocoa member and their side project. Tried to mix positive …

2020-04-13: 🌪🏆 Achievement Unlocked Not really excited about this one.

2020-04-13: 📅 Really looking forward to the online Philly Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise conference …

2020-04-12: 🐰 Happy Bunny Day. May you be blessed with all the water eggs you need!

2020-04-11: 🎮 Does Wedge want to eat those cats?

2020-04-11: How about those Apples, Wedge?

2020-04-11: 🔗 Apple and Google detail bold and ambitious plan to track COVID-19 at scale - Ars Technica Great …

2020-04-10: 🧐 If I’m understanding the tech of this coronavirus tracking system there are no precautions …

2020-04-10: 😢 Disappointed to see even the IndieWeb folks still using Zoom. indieweb.org/this-week…

2020-04-10: 🔗 Amid in-game Hong Kong protests, Chinese retailers drop Animal Crossing sales - Ars Technica

2020-04-10: 🤦‍♂️ You’d think Slack would see the 8 other slacks running in the app and skip the “how to …

2020-04-09: 🔗 NPR: In Reversal, Federal Support For Coronavirus Testing Sites Continues Linking this since I …

2020-04-09: 🎮 Many people will start watching Final Fantasy 7 Remake steams on Twitch tonight but for me it will …

2020-04-09: ✏️ Putting Zoom in Quarantine Updates on my alternatives (tl;dr; @Whereby is working well) and some …

2020-04-09: ✏️ Swift UInt vs Int I generally like to fall in line with the community … but this issue …

2020-04-09: 🔗 Open source libraries for building menu bar Mac apps · Jesse Squires Sounds great!

2020-04-09: 🔗 Move Fast and Roll Your Own Crypto We find that Zoom has “rolled their own” encryption scheme, …

2020-04-09: 🔗 GitHub - SwiftDocOrg/swift-doc Generates documentation for Swift projects

2020-04-09: 💰 Progressive Auto Insurance COVID-19 Relief All auto customers will receive a 20% credit for April …

2020-04-08: 📢🙅‍♂️ With two new Slack rooms recently the default preference for notifications for set to All …

2020-04-08: 🔗 pmsipilot/docker-compose-viz Generates visual diagrams of Docker Compose files; great for …

2020-04-07: 💈💇‍♂️ Mom cut my hair. I think she did a good job considering.

2020-04-07: 🤯 Citizens Bank Park testing site is closing The city-run coronavirus test site in the parking lot …

2020-04-07: 🤬 Tried to join a Zoom via browser (cause I ain’t installing that shit); forced me to make an …

2020-04-07: 📦 Today’s project is Docker, specifically working through Learn Docker in a Month of Lunches, …

2020-04-06: 📚 I finished Permanent Record by Edward Snowden. It was great and related to the issues of the day. …

2020-04-06: 📅 The Philly Elixir Group is meeting online, Wed April 8th at 6:00pm. I’m going to be doing an …

2020-04-05: ⚾️ jezebel.com Would You Have Sex With the Phillie Phanatic? Sports writers are getting desperate.

2020-04-05: 🧐 How did the tiger get a test?

2020-04-05: 🔗 An upcoming authentication solution for Phoenix - Dashbit Blog Since I was involved in both …

2020-04-05: 🔗 OpenTelemetry is Officially in Beta! - OpenTelemetry - Medium the project provides a single set …

2020-04-05: 🔗 History of Erlang and Elixir Be like the BEAM. Be useful.

2020-04-05: 📚 Congrats to Richard Feldman @rtfeldman for the release of Elm in Action. While I prefer …

2020-04-04: 🔗 Scripting News: Friday, April 3, 2020 I think what Bill Gates is doing is terrific, but …

2020-04-04: 😢 How can @SparkMailApp for Mac have so many features but lack any kind of customizable reading font …

2020-04-04: 🔗 Color schemes for default macOS Terminal.app I went with a slightly modified “Galaxy”. …

2020-04-04: 😭 Nothing like a fresh install of Mac OS X to remind me it’s a buggy piece of shit.

2020-04-02: ✏️ Open Office Hours If you’d like a free, casual consultation about your project or code issues …

2020-03-31: 🎮 arstechnica.com The year of Mario: A ton of classic 3D games reportedly coming to Switch in 2020 …

2020-03-31: ✏️ Meetup Finds New Owners and I Welcome the Competition Even though I consider us competitors I’m …

2020-03-31: 🖖 Todays Lunch Trek is a Wesley episode. You know the one, where everyone is mad and frustrated with …

2020-03-31: 📅 The Philly Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise conference has moved online. It’s April …

2020-03-30: 🎮🎵 Did you know you can pretty much search for any video game soundtrack on YouTube? Todays hits for …

2020-03-27: ✏️ Zoom / Google Hangout Alternatives One item of homework for myself is to investigate …

2020-03-27: 🤠 Arthur, I have a plan.

2020-03-26: 😭 (Temporarily) removed the Phillies link from my bookmark bar. Sad times.

2020-03-26: 😱 Just saw a major overhaul of the Slack UI pushed out to (some of) my groups. I couldn’t …

2020-03-26: 😰 What is the Micro.Blog version of Google Hangouts / Zoom? You know the video chat service built on …

2020-03-26: 🎮 Good Job! looks fun. www.youtube.com/watch

2020-03-26: ✏️ Things Change Fast I think it would be bizarre to look back at my blog and not find any writings …

2020-03-25: 🎮 Daily Standup: Yesterday I opened the museum to great fanfare. Today I finally got my 30th iron …

2020-03-25: 🙄 macOS

2020-03-25: ⏰ Who else has changed their wake up alarm to “I Got You Babe”?

2020-03-24: 👨‍💻 Did you know, In Xcode you can right click a variable or function symbol and find where it is …

2020-03-24: 👨‍💻 If you find yourself refactoring Swift code and have the need to comment out big chunks of …

2020-03-23: 😥 The SBA’s Disaster Loan Assistance website was made with Microsoft ASP and it is awful. PS: …

2020-03-23: 🙄 My face when the API request fails but still returns a 200 status code and JSON payload with the …

2020-03-22: 🍿 “Walter Wipe” www.youtube.com/watch

2020-03-21: 🎮 If anyone wants to play Animal Crossing together, my friend code is SW-0377-2798-3880. I have …

2020-03-21: 🎮

2020-03-21: I think my apartment building went a little tone deaf with this email. 🤪

2020-03-20: ✏️ Consulting Availability Just a quick post today to share that my current client project will end …

2020-03-19: 🍿 I just watched Rise of Skywalker, and it was a glorious disaster. What a waste of a franchise. …

2020-03-19: ♣️ Does anyone know of a site / software that would let me run a private game of poker amongst …

2020-03-19: ✏️ Video: Working With Time Zones in an Elixir Phoenix App mikezornek.com/posts/202…

2020-03-18: 🏆 Achievement Unlocked: Reference Celestial Mechanics in a Presentation About Programming!

2020-03-17: 🍀 Watching some some old Rick Steve’s Ireland episodes today on Hulu to get in the mood.

2020-03-17: 🦠 Nothing Can Kill The Grimace www.youtube.com/watch

2020-03-16: 🍀 For Irish music, I recommend Philly’s own Blackthorn! They are on Spotify too! …

2020-03-16: 😱 I think I need a new email client JUST because the version numbers don’t match anymore. …

2020-03-16: ✏️ Renaissance Man 👨‍💻 Right now I’m on a client project that has me working on an iOS SDK codebase …

2020-03-16: 😷

2020-03-15: 😭 TED: Bill Gates: The next outbreak? We’re not ready www.youtube.com/watch

2020-03-14: 👨‍💻 The first ever Philly Rust Meetup will happen online next week. Join us. …

2020-03-12: Hey @PHLPublicHealth – Close the schools.

2020-03-12: 📬 Some of the messaging in these automated emails that were probably programmed months ago sure do …

2020-03-11: 📚 I finally started read the Swift For Good book and it’s pretty good. www.swiftforgood.com

2020-03-10: Hey @PHLPublicHealth – PLEASE CANCLE THE PARADE. Know your past. Philadelphia Threw a WWI …

2020-03-08: Technical Writing - Google Developers This collection of courses and learning resources aims to …

2020-03-08: 🔗 Adding Tailwind CSS to Phoenix 1.4

2020-03-06: 😱 My face when I realize the Bloomberg campaign was/is the plot to Brewster’s Million.

2020-03-06: 🤷‍♂️ It feels strange to say this, but even though I will not be attending @MicroConf Starter the …

2020-03-06: It’s time to play, Guess the OS Version.

2020-03-05: 🏋️‍♂️ I got in trouble at the gym. Every time I finish my workout I yell… DRAGOOOOOOOO!!!!!! …

2020-03-05: 🕹 The Bombing Mission theme is constant in my head this morning.

2020-03-04: ♿️ The organizer of the Philly Accessibility Meetup is building a list, gathering info on meetup …

2020-03-04: 😢 Just canceled my planned trip to @MicroConf Starter. Hotel reservation canceled free and clear. …

2020-03-03: 👨‍💻 The Philly Elixir March meeting is next week at @indyhall. We are looking for talks. Have …

2020-03-03: The Bluetooth gods are angry with me. 😢

2020-03-02: ✏️ Spinning Plates I don’t do a ton of writing here but I do like to post updates at least once a …

2020-03-02: ❄️🐻🏊‍♂️ Renewed my polar bear badge this morning as YES the YMCA pool was open again today after …

2020-03-01: 😱 My neighbors just accidentally tried to AirDrop me 14 photos. I was a good person and hit decline.

2020-03-01: 💸 I hate when I donate like $50 to a charity and then for the next 3 years I see all of it go to …

2020-02-29: On my way to Side Project Saturday with the rest of the CocoaHeads. Hope to actually work on my …

2020-02-28: 👨‍💻 There is a new Rust Meetup starting in Philly! www.meetup.com/Rust-Phil… Also a reminder, …

2020-02-26: Poor Splash Woman.

2020-02-26: 😰 Remember that time Sephiroth went bat shit insane and burned down Nibelheim because someone stole …

2020-02-26: 🎮 Final Fantasy 3 DS is finished. Woot. That was a tough one. Lots of lost progress to end dungeon …

2020-02-26: 🔗 Safari to Reject HTTPS Certificates Longer Than a Year I dislike this change. …

2020-02-26: I bought Airmail 3 from the Mac App Store in 2016. Happy with it as-was. Today the App Store pushed …

2020-02-23: ⚾️ I feel like we are all in agreement: The Phanatic plastic surgery changes look awful. He got …

2020-02-22: 🧠 I keep finding myself trying to use pattern matching in Swift. My Elixir habits are burned into my …

2020-02-22: 👨‍💻 For my client I’m helping to work on their SDK offering. General question to my geek …

2020-02-22: 🎮 Spent 90 minutes in one of the final dungeons of Final Fantasy 3 (DS) last night and then died to …

2020-02-22: ⚾️ First game of the preseason! Go Phillies! Listening in via old school radio while working at my …

2020-02-21: 💸 Did my taxes yesterday and things were better than feared. Took the unexpected monies and payed …

2020-02-21: 🔗 Just Shipped is a community of makers committed to rapid learning through unique projects shipped …

2020-02-18: Jenkins may have won the battle today, BUT I WILL WIN THE WAR!

2020-02-18: 👨‍💻🐛 Be sure to use those Xcode sanitizers! I tend to run the address sanitizer for my Run action …

2020-02-14: 🚆 HYPE TRAIN! ALL ABOARD! FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE - Opening Movie www.youtube.com/watch

2020-02-13: 📚 I’ve been using Hugo for a few years now to build static websites and have been pretty happy …

2020-02-12: 🤔 Debating if I should talk about Stardate in my Elixir Timezone talk this evening.

2020-02-09: 👨‍💻 The monthly Elixir meeting is this week at @IndyHall, Wed 6-8pm. …

2020-02-07: 🔗 Business-Focused Conferences & Events for Founders mastermindjam.com/conferenc…

2020-02-07: For Sale: I’m selling an unopened Stream Deck I bought a year ago but never used. Looking for …

2020-02-05: 📅 There is an Online IndieWebCamp happening this weekend. I hope to be able to watch some of the …

2020-02-04: 🔗 Six Famous Companies Using Elixir—And Why They Made the Switch Let’s look at a handful of …

2020-02-04: 🕵️‍♂️ It’s nice of Xcode to offer customizable Key Bindings. It even has a quick pull down to …

2020-02-01: Picard, Ep1 on YouTube. www.youtube.com/watch

2020-02-01: 🏎 When I met Domininc Toretto he was a street racer who stole DVD players.

2020-02-01: New filter.

2020-01-31: .

2020-01-28: 📚 It’s book club day! Did you read your chapters? I did (but did not code anything yet). See …

2020-01-23: 😭 Safari (Mac) still does not support the date picker of HTML. caniuse.com

2020-01-23: 👋 Welcome to Micro.Blog, @amrox!

2020-01-21: Google Calendar lets you override the assumed timezone for an event start time (reasonable). It also …

2020-01-21: I’m learning a lot about timezones today.

2020-01-21: 🔗 Great short and informative post why it’s probably a good idea to avoid current Ecto …

2020-01-20: Getting ready for the rebooted poker game this week… …

2020-01-17: 🔥🔗 Using 20,000 matches to make a coffee table www.youtube.com/watch

2020-01-16: Newman the wise.

2020-01-16: 📚 We have our next online book club title chosen and it is: Property-Based Testing with PropEr, …

2020-01-15: 🚦💰 Here are the financials for red light tickets in Philly. www.philapark.org/red-light… It …

2020-01-14: I’m using artificial intelligence to help generate better thumbnails. … and they ask …

2020-01-14: 🎮 Final Fantasy VII Remake, DELAYED until April 10, 2020. 😢 www.forbes.com/sites/dav…

2020-01-14: 🎮 After discovering Final Fantasy Fiesta (an event where some Twitch streamers play all FF games …

2020-01-14: ✏️ 2019 Accomplishments and 2020 Goals Regardless if you post or share, it’s very much worth it to …

2020-01-14: ♦️♠️♥️♣️ Excited to be rebooting the @indyhall poker game. We got two games planned, Wed, Jan 22 and …

2020-01-13: 🔥👨‍💻 Happy Monday everyone. Let’s kick some ass this week and get some pull requests posted.

2020-01-12: 🎮 50 days until the Final Fantasy 7 Remake comes out. 🤯 ffvii-remake.square-enix-games.com/en-us

2020-01-11: 🌝 Someone needs to license and start streaming full seasons of Insomniac with Dave Attell.

2020-01-10: We’re going to write a replacement for OperationQueue. I’m anxious to see what will come out of …

2020-01-09: Anyone have experience with an image server for a web app? Something that would let me upload images …

2020-01-09: 🧑‍💻 Happy CocoaHeads Day!

2020-01-08: 🔗 Blockchain 2020: A Community Conversation Happy New Year! As Philly Blockchain Tech enters …

2020-01-07: 🔗 IndieWebCamp Online 2020 I’d really like to get more familiar with the group’s goals …

2020-01-03: 📢 A quick post to say I have availability and am looking to land a new consulting project. iOS and …

2020-01-03: 📰 …looks at news… Seems like a good a time as any to recommend rewatching Wag the Dog: …

2020-01-02: 🖖 Nothing like a Lunch Trek episode all about mind rape to sour the mood. So much for a light …

2020-01-02: Happy Valentines Day.

2020-01-01: I’ll never be convinced Paul Hudson @twostraws is not utilizing a Time-Turner.

2020-01-01: 📢 This Friday is First Friday, which means @indyhall is open to the public for free coworking! Come …

2020-01-01: 🚑 There is a blood drive in old city at National Mechanics on Monday, Jan 6th which still has a lot …

2020-01-01: 😃 That feeling when during Lunch Trek you and Picard enjoy a sip of hot tea at the same time.

2019-12-30: Lunch Trek. It’s a Worf parenting episode.

2019-12-27: Sorry for the dead air. Hope everyone had a good holiday. Without going into detail things were a …

2019-12-21: ✏️ Gaming Update, December 2019 With the holiday break going strong and my time for gaming …

2019-12-19: 🔗 The Story of Super Mario Bros. 3 | Gaming Historian A documentary about the creation of Super …

2019-12-18: 👨‍💻 Starting to take these Android tutorials seriously.

2019-12-18: Found a bulging PSP battery while flipping through some old game boxes. Planning on dropping it off …

2019-12-17: ✏️ Website Revamp At the end of November I took a few days and revamped this site. Let me know if …

2019-12-16: 🍿 Just watched The Report with Adam Driver from Amazon Studios. I liked it a lot. Part of me though …

2019-12-14: 🎄acquired.

2019-12-14: Me when all the integration code starts to work… www.youtube.com/watch 🕺

2019-12-12: (Finally!) Started working on the GraphQL API for @clubhousehost today. Coming together pretty …

2019-12-10: I like that Android Studio gives actual warnings for static text used UI files (in lieu of proper of …

2019-12-09: I launched my refreshed personal website today! mikezornek.com Still have a bunch of odds and ends …

2019-12-06: The Incredible Hulk will not be presented this evening… www.youtube.com/watch

2019-12-06: 🕹 The amount of crying from people about PVP on a PVP server is embarrassing. If you don’t …

2019-12-04: Working on a new version of my website, this time with a more hand crafted Hugo template and some …

2019-12-03: 🕹 For anyone out there who enjoys crossword puzzles, Black Ink 2 is out today and worth a look. …

2019-12-02: Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra

2019-11-30: Watching Boiler Room and the FBI agent tells Seth to copy his C: drive to a floppy before leaving …

2019-11-29: 🔗 Philly Freelance Fest, January 30th, 2020 We’re flipping a traditional job fair on its …

2019-11-28: Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

2019-11-27: Does anyone know of a passthrough outlet adaptor that broadcasts usage stats over bluetooth?

2019-11-27: Had some fun today setting up my Raspberry Pi 4.

2019-11-27: 🔗 First Impression of Elixir, from a Rubyist’s Perspective - Sihui Huang

2019-11-27: While setting up a new Windows 10 install I was forced to connect an MS Account. Only after setup …

2019-11-26: 🔗 Stardew Valley - The Stardew Valley 1.4 Content Update is Now Available on Steam & GOG …

2019-11-25: Finally signed into my “free” Disney+ (via Verizon) and they didn’t have the first …

2019-11-24: 📚 I always end up picking up a few books using the Thanksgiving PragProg sale. This year’s …

2019-11-22: 🍿👍 A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood was great. Nice to bathe in some positivity for a change. …

2019-11-22: I wonder if this will be lost on the kids… 🍿 The Dial Comes To Town www.youtube.com/watch

2019-11-19: 📚 Finished my chapter of Elixir in Action for tonight’s book club. Only 2 chapters left. Has been a …

2019-11-18: Why doesn’t Chewbacca get a medal at the end of A New Hope?

2019-11-14: I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again: we should not know what underwear the tech …

2019-11-14: 🕹 Spent some time back on Koholint Island tonight, trying to finish my instrument collection before …

2019-11-13: 🔗 Page with all @elixir-lang conference videos ever published Total talks: 913 Total conferences: 61 …

2019-11-13: I am trying to setup chats with fellow meetup/group organizers for product research re: …

2019-11-13: The $6000 Pro Display XDR does support “One upstream port for Mac Pro or other Thunderbolt 3 …

2019-11-13: Do any monitors support the “96W” of power this new MacBook requires for a one plug …

2019-11-13: It’s embarrassing after all the camera tech we’ve seen Apple come up with for the phone …

2019-11-10: Even on my solo developer projects I make Pull Requests. If possible I then wait at least 24 hours …

2019-11-08: 🔗 Elixir in VS Code – Thinking Elixir Some great tips for people new to this combo. It’s where I …

2019-11-08: 🔗 Cool article that helps address Ecto preloads and Phoenix context api design I’ve been struggling …

2019-11-05: ☕️ The politician’s daughter Was accused of drinking water And was fined a great big fifty …

2019-11-05: Vote.

2019-11-04: I know Swift! www.linkedin.com/in/mikezo…

2019-11-04: 📹 Club House Hosting Dev Diary: 2, A Tour of UI Sketches Show off some of the early UI sketches and …

2019-10-30: 🔗 If you want to get started with VSCode you might want to check out this free course, Visual Studio …

2019-10-30: For those who might be interested in Property Based Testing (in Elixir or otherwise) considering our …

2019-10-30: 🔗 Resource lists for free or highly discounted developer tools: free-for.dev education.github.com

2019-10-30: I’m still on iOS 12 and the News app has been broken for two days now. No source list. Restarts do …

2019-10-29: The last day of fall is December 21. #MacPro 😴😴😴

2019-10-26: 🕹 My mage hit level 40 tonight, which is awesome. Unfortunately I only have 13 gold toward the 100 …

2019-10-24: The 20 most influential technologists in Philadelphia: RealLIST Engineers - Technical.ly Philly …

2019-10-24: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (15-inch) Teardown - iFixit Just like that, the whole top cover assembly …

2019-10-24: ✏️ Available for Consulting: Web and Mobile, Elixir and iOS I have some consulting availability …

2019-10-24: ✏️ How to Deal with No Show RSVPs blog.clubhouse.host/posts/201… Updated with some feedback …

2019-10-23: I’m the kind of guy who would, if allowed socially, go to hibachi and ask the chef for no theatrics.

2019-10-23: ✏️ How to Deal with No Show RSVPs Then the day comes, you’ve picked a venue that can hold the 50 …

2019-10-22: ✏️ Full Time Spaceship Employees Only No matter how well designed the new campus is, I feel like …

2019-10-20: TIL It was not Dave Winer who invented podcasting, but Jor-El when he prepared all those audio files …

2019-10-20:

2019-10-20: 🍿 My recent hobby: watching old Siskel & Ebert movie reviews on YouTube.

2019-10-19: Barcamp Philly was great, per usual. Lots of fresh ideas. Lots of friendly faces. Lots to do.

2019-10-19: It’s cool to see Club House Hosting start to spread amongst friends while at barcamp. Planning to do …

2019-10-19: Barcamp morning. #bcphilly

2019-10-17: 🔗 Why use Elixir for web development Good, concise article. Wish they would at least mention some of …

2019-10-17: I bought a ticket to MicroConf: Starter Edition, April 21 - 23, 2020. Been a long time listener of …

2019-10-14: This Meetup pricing change is crazy. 😱 www.meetup.com/lp/paymen… I need to standup Club House …

2019-10-13: 📚 2019 Books. (Not a full representation, as I still get some ebooks too.)

2019-10-13: 🗑 Grouch (Joker Parody) - SNL

2019-10-12: Took Mom to Shake Shack. Many Son points were earned. 🥳🍔🍟🥛

2019-10-09: 👍 “A step in the right direction.” www.youtube.com/watch repair.org/stand-up

2019-10-09: 🐞 Working in some new software today and I couldn’t help myself. Hey Michael Zornek, Michael …

2019-10-09: Today I return from an almost a full week of unplanned work “vacation” as my laptop was …

2019-10-07: 🚶‍♂️ Now that the Fashion District is open, Philadelphians can once again travel across the street …

2019-10-05: At this week’s Philly Elixir meeting we’ll talk about Property-Based Testing using …

2019-10-03: After experiencing the repair process multiple times with this MacBook Pro, one thing that is …

2019-10-03: If you really wanna loose faith in Apple, hang around the Genius Bar and listen to the modern advice …

2019-10-03: Localized Night Mode.

2019-10-02: Doing a bunch of backups and fresh OS installs today as I prep my MacBook Pro for its 5th and final …

2019-09-30: At the end of chapter two, a chapter that recounts how Snowden fixed his original NES with his …

2019-09-30: 🕹 Remember my old failed game, TwizShow. www.youtube.com/watch Still love the graphics and music we …

2019-09-28: 💬 “Agile is a word you use when you want to start a bar fight.”

2019-09-27: If you need help figuring out what is using all the space on your hard drive, I recommend the free …

2019-09-27: These storage numbers make no sense. How do I purge? The trash is empty.

2019-09-27: 📚 A reminder that I keep my current reading list mostly up-to-date via Goodreads and welcome friend …

2019-09-26: 😱 There is a rumor that WeWork will be selling Meetup as it looks to raise cash and cut costs. I …

2019-09-26: It’s a vacuum under the bed day. Also check off one more place my missing AirPods are not.

2019-09-26: 🎨 Shout out to @seanmartorana. His recent mural work is really impressive and can transform an …

2019-09-25: 👨‍💻 Oh no, what am I doing?

2019-09-25: ✏️ What Makes a Great Venue for Your Meetup Group, And How to Find It! Finding a great venue …

2019-09-24: 🎮 Is it morally right to wake the Wind Fish?

2019-09-22: TIL: Sketch uses Elixir in the backend. Elixir Engineer at Sketch - Full-time remote position

2019-09-20: How do you manage software and saves on a second Switch? It’s complicated - Ars Technica Useful info …

2019-09-20: 🎮 Out Today: Untitled Goose Game It’s a lovely morning in the village, and you are a horrible …

2019-09-20:

2019-09-20: Pokemon Save Data on Switch Realization today: Now that Pokemon data will not be connected to the cartridge it will make self …

2019-09-20: The Switch Lite is pretty cool so far. Sharing user accounts, data and online games is a little …

2019-09-20: Happy Friday.

2019-09-20: Erlang: The Movie Hello Mike. Hello Joe. Hello Mike. Hello Robert.

2019-09-19: ✏️ How to Find and Schedule Speakers for Your Next Event Here are a few ideas to help you keep your …

2019-09-18: The NSData.description issue reminds me of when alongside the introduction of .mac address book …

2019-09-18: It’s one of those days where I fixed the Xcode UI tests locally, but they still fail on the CI …

2019-09-18: ✏️ How to Discover Presentation Topics for Your Group Keeping on top of what your members are …

2019-09-17: ✏️ My New Project: Club House Hosting Club House Hosting is a new platform that will help group …

2019-09-16: Real devs wait for Xcode GM Pro Max.

2019-09-13: I generally don’t give much thought to podcast ads, but I have an actual negative reaction to …

2019-09-13: IndyHall is hosting the word wide Google DevFest event. I have other obligations but I wanted to …

2019-09-12: Via arstechnica.com Former Donkey Kong champ threatens to sue Guinness over record removal Fuck …

2019-09-11: 🎮🥳

2019-09-10: BACK TO WORK!

2019-09-10: Seems like a real blunder to hold this HUGE media event and then not share specifics like ship dates …

2019-09-10: I wonder if the reason they didn’t talk about iOS 13 or its explicit release date is to avoid …

2019-09-10: The irony of telling me how awesome the iPad is in front an auditorium of the most diehard Apple …

2019-09-10: One of the most uneventful Apple events I can remember. Meh on Phone updates. My recommendation is …

2019-09-06: Starting to get that sinking feeling that I am over-engineering this refactor. (Trying to DRY up …

2019-09-04: Curry Dex

2019-09-03: Cancel or Allow? Welcome to macOS 10.15!

2019-09-02: This Friday is First Friday (of the month) which means you can come down and cowork out of IndyHall …

2019-09-02: I am now a dues paying member of the Erlang Ecosystem Foundation. The Erlang Ecosystem Foundation …

2019-09-01: 💰 Elixir Jobs Get paid.

2019-09-01: Trump Trade War With China Will Hit Apple for Real This Weekend Tariffs. They are coming.

2019-08-31: Had a great week at #ElixirConf. Tons of demos of LiveView maturity, got some hands on time with …

2019-08-29: Some #ElixirConf talks are already starting to show up on YouTube. Bookmark, subscribe and enjoy. …

2019-08-29: To encourage the conference attendees to move from the breakfast area to the keynote a woman walked …

2019-08-28: Can you tell I’m bored?

2019-08-28: Dark rooms.

2019-08-28: What is this? A hotel for ants?!

2019-08-28: The power went out and the hotel/resort is on generator power. Limited services. No elevator, no AC. …

2019-08-28: 👨‍💻 Build a Smart Camera with Nerves - ElixirConf US 2019.

2019-08-28: When you are building a landing page / signup to validate a SaaS product idea, how do you define …

2019-08-28: 🎮 Can You Beat Pokemon Platinum Using Only a Male Combee? What an effort. Pokefans must watch. :)

2019-08-27: UX Gripe: People who use text placeholders as the input’s only label.

2019-08-26: ✈️ Up early and flying to Denver (from Philly) for @ElixirConf. Should be a fun week.

2019-08-25: Started a SoulSilver nuzlock run eventhough I’m also training a team in front of the Pokémon League …

2019-08-24: Spending some time on the betas today to verify new iOS location behavior. Anyone else have related …

2019-08-23: 🎮 Super Mario Sunshine HD confirmed!

2019-08-23: ✏️ If Flying, Print Out MacBook Battery Status The FAA has put a flight ban on the MacBook Pro …

2019-08-23: Retweets.

2019-08-23: ✏️ First ElixirConf, and Then Azeroth It’s going to be a fun week. Over the last year I’ve really …

2019-08-19: 💡 Brainstorming meetup topics. How about “A Night of Failures!” – lighting talks …

2019-08-15: Had some unexpected app behavior today that when I referenced the code, specifically the Swift if …

2019-08-14: ✏️ On Conferences: In my opinion, a conference’s main goal is about using presentations to spark …

2019-08-13: Paying my bills and looking at the upcoming September tax estimated payment. 😱 I’m fine but …

2019-08-12: 💻 ❓ 🤷‍♂️ Is there anyway to observe the RAW http messages URLSession is generating and receiving in …

2019-08-12: 🕹 Anyone else picking a name/server today? I’m leaning towards EasternTime/PVP. Probably Herod …

2019-08-12: Back to work. Lots to do. Happy Monday.

2019-08-11: I’m home.

2019-08-05: ☀️ Early to rise. Lots to do this week.

2019-08-03: 🎮🥳

2019-08-02: Happy Friday! 🎵 www.youtube.com/watch

2019-08-01: ✏️ A Month with the 2019 23.7-inch LG UltraFine 4K Display In short, I’m generally pretty positive …

2019-08-01: 🚗 I am here.

2019-07-31: Just had Shake Shack for the first time. 🍔🍟🥤🤯

2019-07-31: The recruiters are in the console now.

2019-07-31: Can’t sleep. 🤡

2019-07-30: Sitting here on the conference wifi I can’t help but notice the chatty Bonjour network …

2019-07-29: ✏️ A Smorgasbord of Updates, July 2019 That feeling when you realize you have not posted and the …

2019-07-29: As someone who lived in a web design world where there was a single 90% market share browser and …

2019-07-29: I noticed my Markdown rendering app encoding my email in html entities. I wonder how much spam this …

2019-07-29: From my hotel.

2019-07-28: 👨‍💻 Going to be a fun few days. Lots to learn. An Event Apart DC is a three-day conference with 17 …

2019-07-26: 🌧

2019-07-25: Time for a ☕️ break!

2019-07-24: PragProg is running their Christmas in July sale. All of our ebooks,* screencasts, and audio books …

2019-07-23: Created a slack group for our Philly Elixir meeting and book club. Join us: …

2019-07-23: 💻🔥 My MacBook Pro runs noticeably hotter when connected to my new LG retina monitor (lots of pixels …

2019-07-23: 😭 The worst clickbait I ever saw on YouTube. Shame on the Washington Post.

2019-07-20: 🕹 Can’t unsee.

2019-07-20: 🕹Caught him with an ultra ball and almost full health. 🥳

2019-07-20: 🕹 Must see Breath of the Wild speedrun. ANY% 04:11 (no amiibo) WR

2019-07-19: 👨‍💻 Up early and attending a one-day PostgresConf here in Philly. Lots to learn.

2019-07-18: 🎮 Do I go to the gym? Duh. How many badges do you have?

2019-07-18: ☔️ ⚾️ The Phillies are live on YouTube, playing in the rain. www.youtube.com/watch

2019-07-17: ❌🍕 Uh oh.

2019-07-17: 👨‍💻 There should be a .xcode folder at the root of a project that contains customizable new file …

2019-07-16: 🤘 Working with Terraform to automate some Linode server deployments, LIKE A BOSS!

2019-07-16: 🔗 Remote Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer (Short-term Project) Client I do server work for is …

2019-07-16: 🕹 Pokemon Trivia: Name a scenario where using a Master Ball will fail.

2019-07-15: Time to put down the video games and get back to work. 😢 Happy Monday. ❤️

2019-07-12: 🕹 I named my Growlithe after Bernie Sanders.

2019-07-12: 🚑 Indy Hall and National Mechanics are sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive! Supplies are very low …

2019-07-11: 🕹 Despite my frustrations with the lack of a national dex in Sword and Shield – I am enjoying …

2019-07-11: 🔗 Silent Mac update nukes dangerous webserver installed by Zoom Good intentions or not, I don’t like …

2019-07-09: 🔗 Philly Design Compensation Census Our goal is to demystify salaries and job titles for designers …

2019-07-09: To protect your computer, copy and paste this series of commands you probably don’t understand …

2019-07-09: Had a client app generate a crash on iOS 13 from excessive CPU use. CPU: 144 seconds cpu time over …

2019-07-09: We’re going to be doing an Elixir Book Club! Kickoff meeting, where we’ll pick a book …

2019-07-08: ❤️ Good morning.

2019-07-07: Not only does the blue around the Apple menu not extend to the full edge like the notification icon …

2019-07-07: 🔥 The new Ryzen CPUs looks amazing. I wanna build a new tower now. www.pcworld.com/article/3…

2019-07-07: Got a random invite to join an empty @github organization today. Looks legit but feels like a scam …

2019-07-06: 🃏 I got poker fever watching the WSOP 2019. Watch some on YouTubes: …

2019-07-03: Dave shares the crazy amount of work ahead of him (again). To get SuperDuper ready for 10.15. …

2019-07-01: I miss Hexley.

2019-06-29: Who ever blessed these builds as suitable for public beta is delusional and should be brought to the …

2019-06-28: New monitor is setup. Resolution and color are amazing. 🤞

2019-06-28: 🔗 Jony Ive Is Leaving Apple It makes me queasy to see that Apple’s chief designers are now …

2019-06-27: Did a bug fix today and learned more about custom Swift JSON decoding. While a good code edit, …

2019-06-26: 🔗 Elixir v1.9 released Elixir v1.9 is out with releases support, improved configuration, and more. …

2019-06-26: The more I learn about how Amazon treats its employees the more I realize I need to find …

2019-06-25: Just pulled the trigger on a ticket / hotel for the one-day iOSDevCampDC. I’ve been a speaker …

2019-06-25: Tip of the Day: Marked my WWDC folder as a non-backup folder for Backblaze. No need to re-upload all …

2019-06-25: It’s back to work after a nice week off down the shore. Feeling pretty refreshed and anxious …

2019-06-24: ✏️ The Great Monitor Search Continues The LG 49 inch UltraWide monitor is pretty cool, but not very …

2019-06-21: Sorry, not sorry for lack of posts. I’m on vacation and having a great time. 😀

2019-06-21: Preferring “I like candidate X’s policies” rather than “I like candidate X”. Keeps conversation …

2019-06-19: The next Philly Elixir meeting will be on Monday, July 1st at @indyhall. Check out the agenda and …

2019-06-16: Downloading WWDC videos in prep for a week down the shore, as a geek does.

2019-06-14: After a final room search, I’m considering my AirPods officially lost. I only used them like three …

2019-06-13: ♠️ Can anyone recommend any non-scam, no-cash, casual poker sites? I used to play Yahoo Poker back …

2019-06-13: WWDC hype continues at tonights Philly CocoaHeads @phillycocoa meeting. Everyone is pumped to play …

2019-06-12: Dilly dally, shilly shally.

2019-06-12: Fixed two issues with a single one line PR. I’d feel proud of myself except I probably should …

2019-06-11: 😡 My face when I realize the web app bug that was driving me up a wall and I put on the shelf for …

2019-06-11: 🕹 Sad to see Animal Crossing slip to 2020. Also, where is my Metroid? On the plus side: Dragon …

2019-06-10: 🕹 1ST CLASS EDITION $329.99

2019-06-10: Michael Tsai - Blog - WWDC 2019 Links Great collection.

2019-06-10: Core Data is Apple’s worst active framework, and I look forward to its inevitable Swift / …

2019-06-09: Off topic: I’m thinking about buying some luggage. I need a med-large checkin bag. Looking for …

2019-06-08: ./me wonders aloud how many menu item apps he can install with his new monitor.

2019-06-08: I added a CODE_SMELLS.md to my project today. Might as well help future @zorn to remember where we …

2019-06-07: WWDC 2019 - The Things You May Have Missed · Patrick Balestra Great collection of info.

2019-06-07: RIP my personal FormKit.

2019-06-07: FINALLY, the WWDC reaction we’ve all be waiting for… www.youtube.com/watch

2019-06-06: Just catching up with some WWDC videos. www.youtube.com/watch

2019-06-06: I finally get a proper “storyboard” monitor and they get deprecated.

2019-06-06: 👨‍💻 Elixir v1.9.0-rc.0 is out and has new release support!

2019-06-06: 🕺There is a bunch of Final Fantasy OST now available on Spotify and Apple Music. I’m a huge …

2019-06-06: 🃏BAD BEATS! www.youtube.com/watch

2019-06-05: 👨‍💻 I have not been watching anything from WWDC live this week outside of the Monday events. No real …

2019-06-04: Apple Tax. www.youtube.com/watch

2019-06-04: And props to the documentation team, this HTML tutorial experience is top notch.

2019-06-04: As I work through the SwiftUI tutorial it is beginning to sink in that yet again everything I know …

2019-06-04: ⚾️ Cutch out for season with torn ACL … he hopes to be ready by Opening Day 2020, although …

2019-06-04: ✏️ MacPro Reactions We were begging them to built us a tower and display, but they built them for …

2019-06-04: 💸 Just pulled the trigger on my new monitor. LG 49WL95C-W 49 inch 32:9 UltraWide 5K Dual QHD IPS …

2019-06-04: 🎹 Dain Saint is a local Philly musician and geek. I’ve been enjoying his music for years. …

2019-06-04: I’m sobering up and realities are coming back strong. Realization: You can spend 12K on a …

2019-06-04: 🔗 macOS 10.15 Beta Release Notes Scripting language runtimes such as Python, Ruby, and Perl are …

2019-06-03: Was it in bad taste that Apple played “Barenaked Ladies – If I Had a Million …

2019-06-03: I just realized the 6K monitor costs $6,000. 🤯

2019-06-03: This is going to be huge.

2019-06-03: The real question. How much do those MacPro wheels cost?

2019-06-03: Stand NOT INCLUEDED? 🤯

2019-06-03: Here we go.

2019-06-03: 🍏 Happy WWDC everyone!

2019-06-02: That feeling when you die in phase three of the Lady Yunalesca fight and you have to rewatch all …

2019-06-02: Pool day.

2019-06-01: ⚾️ Yesterday we did bad umpires. Today let’s keep it light. Not-So-Serious Baseball …

2019-05-31: Over the last few years Amazon has been deploying their own “mystery white vans” in …

2019-05-31: The YouTube algorithm thinks I’ll enjoy some videos with shitty baseball umpires. I’ll …

2019-05-30: 🕹 Glory days.

2019-05-30: If you are in Philly and want to watch WWDC with some fellow Apple nerds, join us at @indyhall! …

2019-05-30: If I had to summarize my life in recent years with an emoji it would most definitely be 🤷‍♂️.

2019-05-28: It would be nice if after an iTunes rental they offered me the ability to buy the movie (minus the …

2019-05-28: The next Philly Elixir meeting is set for July 1st at @indyhall. Agenda forthcoming, speakers …

2019-05-27: 🍿 My Dinner with Andre Finally got to sit down and watch this one after enjoying a few clips over …

2019-05-27: 🔗 Forbes | AMD Reveals 3rd Gen Ryzen 9 3900X: $499, 12 Cores, 4.6GHz With Ryzen 7 And Ryzen 5 Models …

2019-05-25: The apartment pool opening day is here! Water was freezing. I deserve a polar bear badge. Nice to …

2019-05-24: 🎵 This afternoon’s Xcode session brought to us by the StarCraft OST. …

2019-05-23: Spoilers: Naming software is hard.

2019-05-21: 🔗 ElixirConf tickets are now on sale! Two days of optional training and two days of conference …

2019-05-20: 🔗 fish fish is a smart and user-friendly command line shell for Linux, macOS, and the rest of the …

2019-05-20: 🔗 Color schemes for default macOS Terminal.app This is a set of color schemes for default macOS …

2019-05-17: For the record, my Apple TV has been a buggy mess since the auto update. THANKS APPLE!

2019-05-16: Great slide showcasing how we technical people need to simplify when speaking to customers.

2019-05-16: Monthly Show and Tell at IndyHall.

2019-05-15: 🕹 Didn’t take long for the online play of MLB the Show become pay to win. Diamond players all …

2019-05-14: There is a lot I love about Elixir, but being a dynamic language has me once again making noob …

2019-05-14: And then there was this one time where Bruce Lee fought a guy with lightsaber nunchucks. …

2019-05-11: Loving the weather but not my allergies. 🤧

2019-05-07: ✏️ Thoughts on Mac Pros at WWDC It’s time for Apple to show its cards. I’m not saying we need an …

2019-05-05: Power went out. I have 79% iPad. Entertain me.

2019-05-04: For @recdiffs (Reconcilable Differences) podcast listeners, we need two pins, one left fridge door, …

2019-05-04: ⚾️ Go Phillies!

2019-05-03: I’m in the need of buying a new backpack. Any recommendations?

2019-05-01: 🔗 Speedrunners BANNED this for being too game-breaking I love the ingenuity of speed runners.

2019-05-01: Taking a breath of time to revisit my business numbers and estimates for the year. All looks pretty …

2019-04-30: Yo yo yo. It’s ya boy Mike YouTuber and it’s time for the daily 11 minute regurgitation …

2019-04-30: The next Philly Elixir Meetup is one week away. RSVP today! www.meetup.com/Philly-El…

2019-04-30: 🔗 Sonic The Hedgehog (2019) - Official Trailer Happy End of April Fools!!

2019-04-30: New pattern I have for my bookmark bar: I have a folder for each active project. The first subfolder …

2019-04-29: In envision a Robot Chicken skit of V for Vendetta. He keeps trying to setup his dominos but they …

2019-04-29: Of course that makes sense… WE DON’T OWN OUR COMPUTERS ANYMORE.

2019-04-29: The one true capitalization is MacOS.

2019-04-29: Starting my multiple backups in preparation for my MacOS 10.14 upgrade, courtesy of Xcode 10.2 …

2019-04-29: A detached head with stick legs.

2019-04-28: Just got out of a late night screening. WHEN CAN WE TALK ABOUT THE MOVIE? 🍿

2019-04-28: The leads are weak.

2019-04-27: Italian market shopping.

2019-04-27: Do attend. #DiBrunoBros

2019-04-25: What a concept, opening up a computer to clear out the dust.

2019-04-23: Had a great day 1 at ETE. Will do a write up for the blog tomorrow. For now, time to relax a bit.

2019-04-22: Rewatching Sopranos. Holds up well but some dated things. Just saw Christopher eject a 3.5 floppy …

2019-04-22: I think one of the reasons I lean towards community service in exchange for college / trade school …

2019-04-22: I actually prefer affordable college. Free anything lessens its perceived value and then quality. …

2019-04-22: 📹 Video: Blog Update, April 2019 No big announcements, just a quick update.

2019-04-22: 🔗 Philly Elixir Meetup is Rebooting Elixir is a functional programming language that is popular for …

2019-04-19: 🔗 Superman II - WTF Happened To This Movie? Can’t express how big Superman: The Movie was to …

2019-04-19: What do ya think of my flyer?

2019-04-19: 🔗 Front-end Developer Handbook 2019 This is a guide that everyone can use to learn about the …

2019-04-19: I need to start working but I can’t stop brainstorming how many ways this is going to go …

2019-04-19: TextExpander tip of the day! Every time you write “internet” replace with the more …

2019-04-18: TIL: If you use the .dev domain for anything (even localhost fakery in my case) Chrome and Firefox …

2019-04-16: This is a fun Star Wars theory about Rey. If it tied into the Jar Jar Sith Lord theory it would be …

2019-04-14: We are rebooting the Philly Elixir Meetup. Join us Monday, May 6th! www.meetup.com/Philly-El…

2019-04-14: While we are talking retro, Family Matters was a dark show. www.youtube.com/watch

2019-04-14: Is Greatest American Hero part of the Marvel or DC Universe?

2019-04-14: This YouTuhbe channel has the largest collection of tv intro themes I’ve ever seen. …

2019-04-13: Hope to go to MicroConf someday. Until then, I’ll enjoy the recaps: 🔗 microconf.gen.co

2019-04-13: Working on client work, on a Saturday, living the dream? 🤷‍♂️ To be fair I lost Thursday due to …

2019-04-12: Just booked my flight and hotel for ElixirConf even though the conference tickets aren’t on …

2019-04-09: Fresh haircut. Happy Zorn.

2019-04-08: How come my iPad doesn’t have a section in settings for Battery Health?

2019-04-08: Writing out my tax checks with the most professional writing instrument I own.

2019-04-08: 😢

2019-04-08: 🙀 It’s Monday morning and all the snooze emails from last week have come back!

2019-04-03: How do people avoid a git merge nightmare when maintaining a CHANGELOG on an active project with …

2019-04-02: It’s a good time to be a Phillies fan. ⚾️🥳

2019-04-01: I need more blue pages. Bring them to me! Ignore the red pages.

2019-03-30: Back to back conferences?

2019-03-29: Hyped. 🎮

2019-03-29: Today we code with Yo-Yo Ma playing in the background.

2019-03-28: “Wee areee awaree that a small number of users aree having issuees with theeeir …

2019-03-28: ⚾️ Phillies Win! Phillies 10, Braves 4

2019-03-28: Happy Opening Day! ⚾️❤️ Go Phillies!

2019-03-27: I’ve been curious of the Rust language for awhile. Had come to the conclusion that I’d …

2019-03-27: Made a fresh (large) pot of coffee when I got in this morning. Sat down and did some email and then …

2019-03-26: Designers who make a web task system with a default 12px font are doing it wrong.

2019-03-25:

2019-03-25: I was a bigger fan of Apple during the “Mac days” because they sold tools that inspired …

2019-03-24: 🎮

2019-03-23:

2019-03-23: 🔗 Pokemon’s Problematic Pacing www.youtube.com/watch This guy gets it.

2019-03-20: Let’s make some WWDC memes. I’ll go first.

2019-03-19: Today Apple released a brand new iMac that sells for $1299 and includes a 1TB (5400-rpm) hard drive …

2019-03-18: 📚✏️ The Common Good (Book) I’ve been a long time fan of Robert Reich and particularly enjoyed his …

2019-03-17: Philly CocoaHeads is starting a new book for our weekly book club meetings. Advanced Swift A deep …

2019-03-15: Life is like a hurricane…

2019-03-15: When the code is so bad that Xcode starts playing Danny Elfman’s Breakfast Machine as you step …

2019-03-13: 😁 What moron schedules a dentist cleaning visit the day after doing his taxes? (Oh, it was me.) What …

2019-03-12: Prepared my (self employment) taxes today with the help of my accountant. Good news, I made more …

2019-03-11: If WWDC had cosplay I’d dress up as the Xcode console and throw garbage all over the place.

2019-03-10: Got my numbers totaled for the tax man. No surprise, health insurance costs the number one expense, …

2019-03-08: I have writers block. You all can put the two together right? “White House Communications …

2019-03-08: 🔗 The ‘Otherwise Blameless Life’ of Paul Manafort RIP Lady Justice

2019-03-08: ✏️ New Project: Group Leadership Club Today I’d like to share a new project I’ve been working on …

2019-03-07: 🎵 Flame Wreath, Don’t Move!

2019-03-07: Bothers me that Tim bends the knee like he does. I don’t see Steve sitting at that table.

2019-03-07: Back in my day we got WWDC videos on data DVDs, months after the event, and we had to pay $800 for …

2019-03-07: I want to see a graph showing the differences between a person’s current age and the age they …

2019-03-05: 🔗 Code for Philly We use tech and data as a mode of civic engagement. We’re making Philadelphia …

2019-03-05: Code for Philly meetup at Linode.

2019-02-28: Who would have thought we’d have such positive nostalgia for a online game store theme song? …

2019-02-28: ⚾️ I’ve been trying to stream Phillies at work for years. MLB on iPad blacks out local teams. …

2019-02-27: 🕹Felt a little down on the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield announcement this morning. I want a …

2019-02-26: Made a new account on my Mac to setup 2FA for my developer account before tomorrow’s short …

2019-02-26: Tomorrow is Pokemon Day. Can I take off for religious holiday?

2019-02-24: It just hit me I need to get my tax numbers together, quick.

2019-02-24: This Friday is First Friday, which means free coworking at IndyHall. The place is usually jumping …

2019-02-21: Victory is mine!

2019-02-19: ✏️ Blog post: Code Documentation

2019-02-15: 🕹 Played about ten games of Tetris 99. Lots of fun. Got #2 once. So close.

2019-02-13: My laptop display is starting to really get flooded with orange colors. This isn’t a must have …

2019-02-13: 🕹 Gaming Update, February 2019 TL;DR: Buy Civ VI and play with me. 😀

2019-02-12: Second night in a row fighting the Xcode build system. Release / Archive builds are not building / …

2019-02-06: 🎮 No joke, last night I fell asleep in my chair playing Final Fantasy 10. I woke up in the …

2019-02-06: Thin Mints for dinner. 🤷‍♂️

2019-02-06: It is not a podcast unless there is a RSS feed.

2019-02-06: So a friend told me about this new podcast, about pyramid schemes. It’s very enjoyable so far …

2019-02-05: Always staring. Always watching. Always judging.

2019-02-05: Debugging.

2019-02-04: Seems curious to update to Swift 5 in an Xcode dot release.

2019-01-31: As of Dart 2.1, integer literals are automatically converted to doubles when necessary …

2019-01-30: 🔗 An AI crushed two human pros at StarCraft—but it wasn’t a fair fight - Ars Technica I watched some …

2019-01-30: The current state of YouTube content.

2019-01-25: Goodbye old friend. Amtrak is dismantling 30th Street Station’s iconic flipping board …

2019-01-24: Code Consistency with SwiftLint mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-23: That design never fails, to give me a chuckle.

2019-01-23: Don’t hate me just cause I got the oauth access token auto-renew feature working and tested.

2019-01-22: Registered for Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2019 mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-22: A Pivotal Year for the Mac Platform mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-16: The following is a list of events and conferences I’ve spoken at or attended in recent years. If you …

2019-01-16: I just felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of custom slack themes suddenly cried …

2019-01-15: Designing a Modern Swift Network Stack, Video and Slides mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-12: Terminal Tip: Quickly Launch Into Servers and Services mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-11: Local Food Banks Need Help During Shutdown mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-09: Just spent an hour helping some poor lost ReactNative souls deal with some buggy Xcode entitlement …

2019-01-08: New Series: Anatomy of a Modern iOS Project mikezornek.com/posts/201… First post: The README …

2019-01-08: You finally get over your hangups about Apple’s Radar and want to post a new bug report only …

2019-01-08: It would seem the shutdown did not stop them (Feds, State and County) from all cashing my estimated …

2019-01-07: 🔗 Mixed feelings. As the saying goes, “If You’re Not Paying, You’re The Product.” …

2019-01-03: 2018 Retrospective; 2019 Goals mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-03: Network Design Talk at Philly CocoaHeads mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-01: New Year, New Site mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2018-12-30: 🏈 Fly, Eagles Fly! – Bring on the playoffs.

2018-12-28: Just prepped my last estimated tax payments for 2018. Feds, state and even my county take a piece. 💸 …

2018-12-28: Happy to be back on my feet after a post-Christmas stomach bug. Still don’t have much of an …

2018-12-24: Merry Christmas! 🎄🎁

2018-12-23: Working on a website update. Migrating to Hugo from WordPress. Hosting on Linode with auto deploy …

2018-12-22: Only a few more days to the year of the Mac Pro!

2018-12-19: Good morning. Dentist visit today. It’s a Christmas Filling! 😰

2018-12-16: Happy new air filter day!

2018-12-14: I’m a huge fan of automated formatters in Elixir, Elm, Go, etc. Maybe time to try one with Swift? …

2018-12-14: Been out of commission with a head cold most of the week. Feeling better now, but still coughing. As …

2018-12-13: I am a spider. www.wowhead.com/npc=50770…

2018-12-06: Master Investor.

2018-12-05: I think one of my new year resolutions will be better code documentation. As I walked a peer through …

2018-12-04: Dentist appointments always dominate my day. Have just a cleaning today, but a larger cavity awaits …

2018-12-03: When the Trump administration comes crashing down I hope we get a Seinfeld-like trial that brings …

2018-11-28: That uneasy feeling when you notice Calendar has reassigned all new colors for your various …

2018-11-26: Who knew “Iphone” was a registered trademark. Second thing to LOVE about this email is that it’s …

2018-11-22: Happy Thanksgiving everyone.

2018-11-20: Mac mini comes with 8GB ram, to upgrade to 32GB costs $600 from Apple. A 32GB kit from Crucial (same …

2018-11-20: If you really want to consume a technical book, I highly recommend reading one or two chapters on …

2018-11-19: Monday bug hunting. I could swear some rogue code is using the appearance proxy to assign a bold …

2018-11-17: My trainer name is Zorn. My rival is Farkus. And my Pikachu is named Voltemort. 🎮

2018-11-16: 😭 🎮

2018-11-16: Power has been out for 12 hours. Slept as much as I could. Apartment is chilly. Also had to reboot …

2018-11-15: First snow. ☃️

2018-11-14: Ugly Swift Syntax for Checking Errors I like guard over if cause it’s more expressive about my …

2018-11-11: Is it Friday yet? I think I’m going to go with Team Pikachu for my first play-through. 🎮

2018-11-11: Thanks to my Uncle George, cousins Greg and Matt – and to all our Veterans. 🇺🇸

2018-11-10: Apple BANS third parties from selling refurb Macbooks on Amazon. www.youtube.com/watch …

2018-11-08: Philly CocoaHeads.

2018-11-08: I’ve had Weird Al’s Another One Rides the Bus in my head for the last two weeks. Join …

2018-11-07: The Hard Parts of Open Source, Strange Loop 2018 thestrangeloop.com/2018/the-… …

2018-11-07: After upgrading my iPhone last week, had my first instance of trying to use my non-existent …

2018-11-06: I was once a day late for a comp sci class in college. I needed a copy of the syllabus and I asked …

2018-11-06: I voted. 🇺🇸

2018-11-05: Summarize your podcast listening habits: Old Mac People complain about New Mac things. … and …

2018-11-04: I reinstalled Pokemon Go with my new phone. Figured I’d give it a second chance since it will be …

2018-11-01: Let’s be friends in Pokémon GO! My Trainer Code is 0940 3504 4364!

2018-11-01: Philly Blockchain Meetup.

2018-11-01: New camera play.

2018-10-31: 🎥 The Story of Harry Potter (Part 1/3) - Movies with Mikey youtu.be/BdR3ZQbAI…

2018-10-30:

2018-10-30: While I was at the Apple Store today I saw someone buy a “new” iPad mini .. and I really …

2018-10-30: Xr’d.

2018-10-30: Rotom:articuno zorn$ mix clean; mix test test/articuno/builder_test.exs Compiling 9 files (.ex) …

2018-10-30: Had lunch with a friend and discovered he has a Stardew Valley farm. So happy to have a new person …

2018-10-30: Oh also REALLY happy to see Apple offer Touch ID without the Touch Bar. Really want to see that …

2018-10-30: The big surprise today seems to be Apple’s restraint in how it kept the size and the port …

2018-10-29: Democracy.

2018-10-24: Tuesday.

2018-10-22:

2018-10-20: TIL: The theatrical release of Clue (1985) included three possible endings, with different theaters …

2018-10-18: Technical debit.

2018-10-18: From IndyHall Show and Tell today: At Mighty Writers, our goal is to teach Philadelphia kids ages 7 …

2018-10-17: Moving forward I don’t think I would ever accept working on another mixed ObjC / Swift app. It …

2018-10-16: Flexing my AppKit muscle memory to add some UI to what has been a networking only side project to …

2018-10-16: Even Gordon Ramsay is doing unboxing videos on YouTube. Pixel 3. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-10-16: Been experimenting with some Swift design patterns in a side project and a little in a client …

2018-10-16: A bit grumpy today. 🙁

2018-10-15: Swift Style: Dequeuing and Populating Cells From UITableView mikezornek.com/2018/10/1…

2018-10-15: Gritty.

2018-10-12: Happy Friday everyone! Mixed feels since I still have a lot to do for my weekly checklist but …

2018-10-10: Gotta catch ‘em all!

2018-10-10: If you don’t tap your foot and/or bounce your head to Puzzle Plank Galaxy you have no soul. …

2018-10-09: Playing around with Linux Mint 19. Not the most comforting image on the install preview. JAVA! …

2018-10-08: Genius Bar caught ripping customer off ON CAMERA by CBC News www.youtube.com/watch RIGHT TO REPAIR! …

2018-10-08: He just kept talking in one long incredibly unbroken sentence moving from topic to topic so that no …

2018-10-07: The new GuiltTrip™ from Amazon.

2018-10-07: Hello Firefox, Goodbye Chrome mikezornek.com/2018/10/0…

2018-10-06: Got out of the apartment today for some coffeeshop fueled writing. Pretty happy with the result. Sad …

2018-10-05: You Don't Own Your Macintosh Anymore, Apple Does Via MacRumors: iMac Pro and 2018 MacBook Pro Systems Must Pass Apple Diagnostics to Function After …

2018-10-05: If I was running Square I’d put the Final Fantasy team on a new 2D project, something outside …

2018-10-05: I didn’t care for FF 15 and I really wanted to like it. Found this video today which was …

2018-10-04: I have a ton of developer tools installed, yet I can’t preview JSON files. :(

2018-10-04: Apple’s Use of Donations as Marketing mikezornek.com/2018/10/0…

2018-10-02: Tim Cook not talking about my money.

2018-10-02: Found a bug in a web app I use. Can’t chat cause I use ad blocker. No other obvious way to …

2018-10-02: Market and 4th.

2018-09-28: Windows open, cool air breeze, sitting in my recliner hacking on some code, Bob Ross painting on the …

2018-09-27: Bought my first pair of noise canceling headphones. Got the new Sony Wireless MX3. I wouldn’t …

2018-09-25: 🕹 Gaming Update, September 2018 Let me know what you are playing!

2018-09-25: 🏒 No matter what his true name is, I’ll always call the new Flyers mascot Poochie.

2018-09-25: 💻 When you are trying to evaluate forks of a stale repo/project check out this helpful tool: …

2018-09-25: I’m in no hurry to install 10.14. Dark Mode is neat but I’d rather give the open source world …

2018-09-25: 🎮 Been playing a ton of Cities Skylines since I bought it on Friday. Brain is racing with traffic …

2018-09-22: Locked to table. Camera covered up. Can’t even see the color variants. Could Verizon make a more …

2018-09-19: I was reminded today, WeWork owns Meetup.com. I give Meetup credit for helping to promote our …

2018-09-19: iOS Stack Views are such a curious beast. They try to simplify a layout problem, but to use them you …

2018-09-17: It seems odd in retrospect they didn’t spend any real time on iOS 12 at phone event.

2018-09-14: I might have to stop using Chrome out of protest. I’m starting to believe it’s a real threat …

2018-09-12: This is the worst Mac Pro presentation ever.

2018-09-12: I do not want an iPhone X pin. Take that @manton!

2018-09-11: Started this Nuzlock on Sunday. No one dead yet but my first gym awaits. 🤞

2018-09-11: Why u show connected when u not connected? Why Mac, why!?!

2018-09-11: Some great perspective here… brought to us by Squarespace. YouTube: Manufacturing Authenticity (For …

2018-09-09: If they won’t give me my remake then I’m going home.

2018-09-09: Better angle.

2018-09-09: New project: cable management. Send your recommendations. Please.

2018-09-09: ElixirConf 2018 Notes After attending ElixirConf I am as confident as ever that Elixir is a …

2018-09-08: I don’t think I follow one podcaster who actually uses Squarespace but plugs it weekly.

2018-09-08: It’s a travel day. SEA ✈️ PHL. Question, what is your go to plane snack? I think I lean towards …

2018-09-07: Happy Friday.

2018-09-06: They are posting videos from ElixirConf hours after they happen. Amazing. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-09-05: Catching up on some reading and boy are we overdue for a stock correction. We are living on borrowed …

2018-09-04: Self Employment Estimate Numbers Today I want to share with you how I do my estimate numbers and …

2018-09-04: When I asked a code question during my class the instructor said he really liked my font size. He …

2018-09-04: Good morning from ElixirConf!

2018-09-03: Wonderful park near the conference hotel.

2018-09-03: Good morning. Today is a travel day to Seattle for ElixirConf. Really excited. Lots to learn. Fun to …

2018-08-31: New desk layout for recording.

2018-08-31: Update: Air conditioner intake fan propeller replaced. Seems to be working but will take a while to …

2018-08-31: Apartment air conditioning is broke. 🙁

2018-08-30: The @objc declaration in Swift code is like spinach stuck in your teeth.

2018-08-28: For those who enjoy nitpicking Star Wars, the new Plinkett Review is up. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-08-26: Did a last of the summer weekend at the shore. Nothing too crazy but got in some beach time and …

2018-08-22: Who knew they clean teeth this early? Yawn.

2018-08-20: Today’s comic nailed it. www.darklegacycomics.com/644

2018-08-17: Yesterday’s game was an embarrassment.

2018-08-17:

2018-08-14: Tech friend Scott McNulty is once again running a 5K to raise some money for colorectal cancer …

2018-08-13: Rainy Monday (Video 3m) www.youtube.com/watch

2018-08-13: For all my Warcraft friends out there, Happy Patch Day! www.youtube.com/watch

2018-08-13: TNG S2E22. It’s a Riker flashback episode. Why do a flashback episode in season 2?

2018-08-10: Checkout all my Apple courage.

2018-08-10: Maybe I’ll go swimming this weekend. Fuck.

2018-08-10: I ordered two new mouse pads but they are way too big.

2018-08-07:

2018-08-07: If you need a place to house your RSS Subscriptions I highly recommend FeedWrangler. Has its own app …

2018-08-06: Over the weekend I spilled coffee on my desk. Faired ok for the most part but my new card reader …

2018-08-06: I know this is against the wind of opinion but I think it’s a mistake to bring Picard back. Let the …

2018-08-06: Hearthstone is too expensive. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-08-05: Dominos cheesy bread is the most unhealthily thing I’ve eaten in a while. And I eat a lot of …

2018-07-31: Sylvanas, how could you?

2018-07-28: It’s time to take this team serious.

2018-07-28: Started a New Relic pod update form 6.2 to 6.3 and their static lib went from 91.7 MB to 151.13 MB …

2018-07-28: Stopped at Burger King for lunch. They had a sign promoting job interviews. Starting pay is …

2018-07-27: Found while cleaning, my old C4[1] dog tag. It was a particular curious piece of swag. The …

2018-07-26: I love the scan document from iPhone camera feature in iOS. I wish it was available from the Camera …

2018-07-25: Juxtaposition.

2018-07-25: I’m officially Not Secure. Thanks Google. More on why this is a bad idea: …

2018-07-24: New toys.

2018-07-24: Did a full Elixir/Phoenix website deployment today. It was my first. Still need to improve it …

2018-07-24: Minimal Ubuntu, on public clouds and Docker Hub <blog.ubuntu.com/2018/07/0…>

2018-07-23: The AltConf talks from WWDC week are starting to show up on YouTube. Enjoy. …

2018-07-22: On Friday was cleaning at IndyHall. On Saturday I cleaned out my bedroom closet. Could not finish in …

2018-07-21: Remember you ☂ this week Philly.

2018-07-21: The deep archives.

2018-07-21: Back in my day we used index cards for software stories.

2018-07-21: Lots of old stuff as I clean up my closet. Do I dare boot the mini?

2018-07-20: Working on some personal and business budgets today. Really enjoy using Soulver to test out my …

2018-07-19: I feel like I’m punished for having a complex Apple ID password (ie: 30+ chars; stored in …

2018-07-19: Back to Full Time at IndyHall (video 5m) www.youtube.com/watch

2018-07-17: While not as nostalgic as web rings. This song by @stevenf that I trip over in my “Rare” music …

2018-07-17: Wildbit: Our week off from Slack As an experiment, we decided to spend a week without Slack to see how it feels and to hopefully …

2018-07-17: On Using and Not Using Twitter (Video, 8m) mikezornek.com/2018/07/1…

2018-07-16: Priorities.

2018-07-16: Clicked an article link, browsing the page and I got accosted by slide in panels from the bottom …

2018-07-13: As @dazeend will tell you, Happy Friday the 13th, aka check your backups day!

2018-07-12: “quieter third-generation keyboards” – because the noise was everyone’s number one …

2018-07-10: More… The Your Password field format is invalid. Please make sure no special characters are …

2018-07-10: The password entry is invalid. Please verify that it is a minimum of 6 but no more than 14 …

2018-07-06: Happy Friday everyone. What’s going on this weekend? For me, desk cleanup, pool time, book time and …

2018-07-06: Monk.

2018-07-03: <insert heat joke />

2018-07-02: The dude abides. 🥃

2018-06-29: I never did much of this before but feel like it will come in handy soon. Choosing a VPN service · …

2018-06-29: Summer time.

2018-06-25: Just finished my lunchtime (3 parts) rewatch of Thor: Ragnarok via Netflix. Still love it.

2018-06-25: I would like a calendar feature that would let me document my location through the week (working at …

2018-06-25: Local geek and friend Brent has been working on the Twilio YouTube channel a lot lately. The new …

2018-06-22: Just got back from the shore. Lots of beach and pool time. Avoided sunburn for the most part, lips a …

2018-06-16: Packing the beach supplies.

2018-06-13: MacHack research.

2018-06-13: It’s registration time for many App Camp for Girls cities. Spread the word! PORTLAND, OR …

2018-06-13: Looking at display options for my 2016 MacBook Pro. Setting up a remote deskspace. Feel like the LG …

2018-06-11: I’m seeing some Mac journalist and bloggers post screenshots and screencasts from the betas. …

2018-06-09: For all the security session stuff I just sat through it’s kind of embarrassing that Apple …

2018-06-09: For those who dream (have nightmares?) about a possible TouchBook, see this experiment: …

2018-06-09: Watching sessions, Philly-style.

2018-06-08: WWDC 2018 Social Recap

2018-06-08: You’ll never convince me Paul Hudson doesn’t have a Time-Turner.

2018-06-08: The people in Southwest ads are nightmare fuel.

2018-06-07: Philly Drone - Top 10 Shots www.youtube.com/watch Can’t get enough of Cory’s Philly videos. …

2018-06-07: SJC ✈️ PHL – Was great seeing everyone this week. Special thanks to AltConf for giving a WWDC …

2018-06-07: Enjoying my private Irish Breakfast tea stash.

2018-06-06: “I use ten code ex to build apps for the iPhone ex”. For hire.

2018-06-06: Made a new Pivital Tracker project to get some sanity around my new course development. Trying to …

2018-06-06: East coast coffee lines move faster. 😕

2018-06-05: Social Policy for all the downloads! Check out my bandwidth verse previous hotel and LTE attempts.

2018-06-05: I swear I only listen in moments of weakness. That said, I am a weak man.

2018-06-05: wwdc.run

2018-06-05: Installed. 12GB.

2018-06-05: Was great to see everyone at the Micro.Blog meetup! Thanks to @manton and @macgenie for hosting!

2018-06-05: I’m still downloading the new bits but I did make a partition for Mojave. Interesting to see …

2018-06-05: Dark mode.

2018-06-05: Waking up at 3am (again) out here in San Jose. Clearly my brain is still back in Philly.

2018-06-04: Great first day of WWDC. Lots of fun. Looking forward to some AltConf and the Micro.Blog meetup …

2018-06-04: Breaking news: Microsoft follows up its GitHub buyout by forcing tabs instead of spaces for all new …

2018-06-04: WWDC

2018-06-01: It’s probably against my own benefit but I can’t bring myself to use Beacon because it …

2018-06-01: UI copy: “You are at home now. No need to change home when you are at home.” When I read this I hear …

2018-06-01: If they do release a new design soon™ part of me wants to get it and sell this MacBook Pro, BUT …

2018-06-01: Got my MacBook Pro back this morning. Seems they did the top case replacement and a new logic board …

2018-05-31: Google suggestions.

2018-05-29: If your MacBook Pro speaker ever breaks that’s going to cost $795.00 for a full top case …

2018-05-28: Doing the laptop backup, clean install dance in prep for my fourth repair of the 2016 MacBook Pro. I …

2018-05-26: This guy got SCREWed. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-05-25: I haven’t been to the YMCA in a while so I’m pretty sure the swim I just took cost me $600.

2018-05-24: Ever heard of Plato? Aristotle? Socrates? Morons. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-05-24: Fuck this. Apple rejects Steam Link app from App Store, cites breach of guidelines

2018-05-23: Didn’t pack my lunch but turns out we have a food truck visit today at Ambler Coworking.

2018-05-22: My man! Civilization VI Madman Builds 34 Wonders In One City

2018-05-22: The Dropbox Smart Sync seems to be acting strange. A search reveals it may just be broken on High …

2018-05-22: When you have so many “MacBookRepair” project folders you need to start adding years and versions. …

2018-05-21: Another 90m lost to unplanned Comcast Tech Support (still unresolved). Funny thing is I was suppose …

2018-05-20: Are there any static site generators that let you store a post’s assets right next to the …

2018-05-20: Giving Dropbox’s Smart Sync a try, making a Cold Storage Folder for old projects (particularly …

2018-05-20: Spring cleaning the desk.

2018-05-18: Gaming Update, May 2018 mikezornek.com/2018/05/1…

2018-05-17: My right MacBook Pro speaker just broke. I mean really … fuck this laptop I paid $4k for. …

2018-05-17: I’ve been playing a lot of Civilization 6 this past week and then I find this site… Hexagonal …

2018-05-17: The Front-End Tooling Survey 2018 - Results ashleynolan.co.uk/blog/fron…

2018-05-17: Programming Elixir ≥ 1.6 is now in print and shipping! pragprog.com/book/elix… Free ebooks …

2018-05-17: Local friend of mine just launched: Blockchain For Builders, Technical Resources For Developers And …

2018-05-15: Just got some gas at Wawa. I wonder I the inaccuracy was in my favor or theirs?

2018-05-14: Got rain?

2018-05-14: It’s like GrubHub but for Civ6 mentors. #warmonger

2018-05-13: Happy Mother’s Day. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-05-12: More brain news. Last night I played some Civilization 6. I only get like 1/16th of the mechanics so …

2018-05-12: My brain is going. I keep mixing up the names of Leslie Nielsen and Liam Neeson.

2018-05-11: We have work to do to turn things around. Scripting News: The Internet is going the wrong way

2018-05-11: It’s interesting to read other people’s story of learning React. I’m about to jump into my first …

2018-05-10: I just want to tell you both good luck. We’re all counting on you.

2018-05-10: Happy CocoaHeads Day!

2018-05-09: I need to find a way to get invited to the new Linode office on N3RD Street. Looks sweet. …

2018-05-09: Cool stuff. Google I/O 2018 keynote in 10 minutes

2018-05-07: Did some very bad, ugly things today with Git Large File Storage. The Ocean’s Eleven …

2018-04-30: Goal Checklist Last night, switched to OmniOutliner from Bear for my Goal checklist. I keep a monthly and daily …

2018-04-28: Go see Avengers.

2018-04-26: I kept waiting for the interviewer to tell him, no, the correct answer is Moops. Google’s …

2018-04-26: I love using Fin, an iOS presentation clock, during my talks and practice. The update sounds great. …

2018-04-26: Apple continues to let me down. I’ve used Airport almost exclusively since it came out. It was a …

2018-04-26: Nice Hearthstone meta discussion. The Witchwood Problem? Design and Interactivity w/ Brian Kibler …

2018-04-26: Philly CocoaHeads has a new home for their videos on YouTube. Be sure to subscribe. …

2018-04-26: The flood of privacy notice emails has begun. I feel like the majority of the GDPR is in the right …

2018-04-25: Looks like a nice deal. Rogue Amoeba’s New Ultimate Podcast Bundle

2018-04-25: Haircut feels a little too short but hell it grows in so fast I’ll take it.

2018-04-21: Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Today has …

2018-04-20: And here come the pretzels!

2018-04-19:

2018-04-18: That moment when you realize this String backed enum isn’t going to work in Objective-C. I …

2018-04-17: Bah-weep-Graaaaagnah wheep ni ni bong.

2018-04-16: Audio Journal: Reflecting on one year of self employment.

2018-04-16: The Third Party CocoaPod is over 100MBs in size and now GitHub don’t like this setup anymore …

2018-04-15: Ordered some sneakers last night at 11pm. Check postal mail today at lunch, $20 off coupon. Classic.

2018-04-14: If you are interested in Frontend Web Development this is a great index for what to expect and where …

2018-04-14: The face of innocence. Hearthstone is so broken with this new patch. Video

2018-04-14: Star Wars but the Lightsabers Sound like Owen Wilson saying Wow

2018-04-13: This is a great headline… Leaked Apple Memo Warns Employees About Leaking Info to Media

2018-04-13: Micro.Manton

2018-04-13: Billy Mitchell

2018-04-12: Happy Hearthstone Day! I recommend Trump’s card review and demo decks to get started.

2018-04-11: Just ordered some new business cards for WWDC. Nothing special – BUT it has my Micro.Blog on …

2018-04-11: FTC: Warranty-voiding language like Nintendo’s and Sony’s is illegal | Ars Technica

2018-04-10: Every time some podcaster speculates about Marzipan all I hear in my head is Homestar talking. …

2018-04-08: And with that said, I think I need to figure out the next five years. Need to setup some proper tax …

2018-04-08: This sounds obvious but its so much easier to do the monthly bills when you have the money to pay …

2018-04-06: Walking down memory lane. Anyone else remember the website I helped run called Apple Student …

2018-04-05: It’s hard to embrace Swift protocol naming patterns in my code when I’m implementing …

2018-04-05: I posted on Twitter for the first time in months today. Figured it’s a better place for my Mac Pro …

2018-04-05: There is a fair shot Philadelphia will boo the new manager at today’s home opener. ⚾️

2018-04-04: Gaming Update, April 2018 mikezornek.com/2018/04/0… What are you playing? 🎮

2018-03-29: ⚾️ Opening day for the Phillies! Nice to have baseball back.

2018-03-28: The sockpocalypse is here.

2018-03-28: VIDEO: PC Building Simulator Launch Trailer — I play a farm simulator so who am I to judge. I wonder …

2018-03-27: At a birthday party for Docker, cause that’s how I roll.

2018-03-27: Did my tax man visit today to work out 2017 and estimates for 2018. Feels great to have this work …

2018-03-26: These are impressive. Ocarina Cover Compilation #1 | The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D …

2018-03-26: Happy Birthday 🖖.

2018-03-25: Mostly back from my head cold. Still coughing a bit. Probably going to skip my client on-site …

2018-03-24: A TV channel for dogs. www.dogtv.com Related: www.youtube.com/watch

2018-03-24: Where is the emoji for shitty head cold? Cause if that’s needed you can draw my face right …

2018-03-22: I ordered some movie tickets online for my Aunt and now the internets will forever think I went to …

2018-03-19: Happy Monday. Lets get moving. There is lots to do this week. Personally, feeling better this week …

2018-03-15: The Phillies play two games at the same time tomorrow. Not unheard of for spring training but all I …

2018-03-14: The worst part of taking the car in for service… the daytime TV in the lounge.

2018-03-13: Pulled the trigger on WWDC Social. Will be in town Sun - Thurs to shake hands and kiss babies. See …

2018-03-09: The new Comcast building in Philly looks like it is giving us the finger. Credit: …

2018-03-08: An empty test method in XCTest should fail by default. Or at min throw a warning nothing was …

2018-03-08: Stardew Valley conspiracy, your grand pop faked his death and became Linus because he couldn’t take …

2018-03-05: Not cool Rollo.

2018-03-05: Design over function, a problem for many aspects of Apple as of late. The building makes extensive use of massive, floor-to-ceiling glass panels, giving the illusion that …

2018-03-05: There will come a day that I stop shopping on Amazon and it’ll be because of shit like this. …

2018-03-04: Gaming Update, March 2017 mikezornek.com/2018/03/0…

2018-03-04: Interstellar is about The Death of Film www.youtube.com/watch

2018-03-03: Podcasts and Taxes kind of afternoon.

2018-03-02: I’d never done a crazy thing in my life before that night. Why is it that if a man kills …

2018-03-02: VIDEO: Advanced Swift Property Use www.youtube.com/watch

2018-03-02: I should not see this when plugging in my iPad into my Macbook Pro.

2018-03-01: Going to my coworking space tomorrow, which means I’m practicing Mario Kart tonight. …

2018-03-01: VIDEO: Building an iOS Conference App: Ep 6: Using DateFormatter www.youtube.com/watch

2018-02-28: 🎮 Welcome to the team.

2018-02-28: The ultra wide ratio the used at WWDC sure does make demos harder to see. Hard to understand the …

2018-02-28: Wildbit is hiring. Director of Finance and Operations wildbit.com/jobs/fina…

2018-02-27: Poor Worf. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-02-27: I can only imagine the shitty Chrono Trigger Steam release is to distract from the people whining …

2018-02-27: Too busy to put time into a discussion, but yeah I’m with Dave. HTTP has its place and shouldn’t be …

2018-02-23: ⚾️ Excited for the first official game of spring training later this afternoon. Go Phillies!

2018-02-22: mjtsai.com I’ve begun a new YouTube series called On Writing Software Well where I explore the real …

2018-02-22: Rewatching the WWDC 17 Keynote. Tim talking about how important the Mac is and such. It’s …

2018-02-22: Still no variable playback speed for Apple TV?

2018-02-21: Video: Building an iOS Conference App: Ep 5: Refactoring SampleData and adding sections to our table …

2018-02-20: The white zone is for immediate loading and unloading of passengers only. There is no stopping in …

2018-02-20: How do you measure a blog’s success? jvns.ca

2018-02-19: Via MacRumors: WWDC 2018 Dates Possibly June 4-8 at San Jose Convention Center On the fence if I …

2018-02-19: 📚Adding to “To Read” list: amzn.to/2Htxyl3

2018-02-16: Transformer lets you mock up attributed strings and then copy the related iOS code.

2018-02-16: I was reminded last night that the Secret of Mana remake is out. Going to play it some this weekend. …

2018-02-16: Building an iOS Conference App: Ep 3: UITableView and Sample Data youtu.be/T6-lfDTrl…

2018-02-14: Great resource here. Ultimate Guide to JSON Parsing with Swift 4

2018-02-14: Building an iOS Conference App: Ep 2: New Project, Posting to GitHub www.youtube.com/watch

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2018-02-13: App Camp for Girls 2018 Registration is Open! appcamp4girls.com/camps

2018-02-13: The Final Fantasy VI nostalgia in this FFXIV MMO fight is pretty cool. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-02-12: Add to the list of great Meetup names:

2018-02-12: First of a new video series: Building an iOS Conference App: Ep 1: Sketching our User Interface …

2018-02-09: Was listening to a Core Intuition during my car ride today. Lots of talk of feature tracking and …

2018-02-04: Here we go. Go Birds!

2018-02-04: Broke into the game wings early. Yummo. More at halftime. Go birds.

2018-02-02: Don’t forget to polka today! www.youtube.com/watch

2018-02-02: On the client call this morning, told them I woke up and saw my shadow. Six more weeks of …

2018-02-01: 📚 Philly CocoaHeads Book Club is back with a new book, Swift Design Patterns from Paul Hudson. We …

2018-01-31: Took my Mom to visit her friend in hospice care tonight. Very sad but we try to focus on the good …

2018-01-26: Got a great deal on the HomePod on eBay today!

2018-01-26: TIL there is no cheesesteak emoji. 😢

2018-01-25: Check out this laptop, it has five keyboards.

2018-01-25: Dog Food Eating my own dog food, using OwlDeck to make my slides for the Intro to iOS class. Really hoping to …

2018-01-25: Even if Trump were impeached, the Eagles Super Bowl would still be the lead story here in Philly. …

2018-01-22: My Girl Develop It, Intro to iOS class is now up for registration. Feb 17th and 18th here in Philly. …

2018-01-21: Go Birds.

2018-01-20: The whole Amazon HQ2 city search feels like a disruptive, egotistical, destructive game show.

2018-01-16: Looking at me, posting this micro blog post, but still, no compliments.

2018-01-14: 🍿Just saw The Post. Great movie. Timely discussions. Go see it. 👍

2018-01-13: Here we go. Go Eagles!

2018-01-12: Can I be like @brentsimmons? Bad App Idea: iPhone app to find nearest payphone. On the plus side, …

2018-01-12: Oh, and we’ve broke the cold here in Philly. 64 and rainy. I got the windows open for some …

2018-01-12: Happy Friday everyone. Today is going to be a reading day. Catching up on CareKit and ResearchKit …

2018-01-09: Considering macOS High Serra adoption is so slow, sure would be nice to see these CPU security …

2018-01-08: Worked on my GDI Intro to iOS class this evening. It’s going to be a whirlwind 2 class. Have …

2018-01-08: Happy Monday everyone! Let’s kick ass this week.

2018-01-07: Frozen Niagara Falls. www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/fro…

2018-01-05: I feel like I’d benefit from some kind of app on my iPad to help guide my reading time, from …

2018-01-05: Yesterday’s Snow in Philly www.youtube.com/watch

2018-01-05: It’s a “third party SDK bug that only shows up in the deployed TestFlight build” kind of day.

2018-01-04:

2018-01-04: 2017 Retrospective mikezornek.com/2018/01/0…

2018-01-03: Steam Gardens from Super Mario Odyssey. Probably my favorite song from the game. …

2018-01-03: I’m a grown man, with a job, life responsibilities and side projects – how many moons …

2018-01-02: I posted 5 client PRs on my first day back to work. I wonder if any of them were good?

2017-12-27: Cleaned the room today, new dust filters, also new humidifier. Still need to clean desk but it’s a …

2017-12-27: Some cold days ahead. Bundle up.

2017-12-26: Having a lot of productive fun dropping dead projects in OmniFocus while I prep for 2018 plans.

2017-12-25: Merry Christmas everyone!

2017-12-22: Pretty much locked and loaded for the holiday. Done shopping, wrapping, tree is up (to be trimmed …

2017-12-20: Feeling pretty relaxed as I start to close up some project stuff for the upcoming holiday break.

2017-12-19: Just got back from the war of stars.

2017-12-17: My gift wrapping is so bad, but at least you know it’s from me.

2017-12-15: Got to love the pure black screen of install feedback for this security update reboot. How long …

2017-12-15: Snow update.

2017-12-15: More snow.

2017-12-14: Eyes-Free Fitness is the first app designed to help people who are blind and visually impaired reach …

2017-12-12: I can’t wait to run Slack on my iMac Pro!

2017-12-12: Alexa, let’s hack some skills.

2017-12-12: Just noticed the notch in the Samsung Galaxy ad.

2017-12-11: Dilly dally shilly shally.

2017-12-11: Wake up, it’s Monday. Busy week ahead with much work to be done and many get togethers to be …

2017-12-10: I’m attending an Alexa workshop on Tuesday. What kind of skill should I build?

2017-12-09: First snowfall here in Philadelphia.

2017-12-08: Star Wars tickets acquired. Going to go on Tuesday, 19th.

2017-12-08: MacBook Pro is still out for repair. Went out on Saturday. Called Apple today, they said maybe …

2017-12-08: Happy Friday! So I was able to get that big PR posted yesterday – got to celebrate those. …

2017-12-07: Can I add Alolan Exeggutor to my Christmas list?

2017-12-07: Happy Thursday. Been a fairly productive week, looking forward to posting a large PR today and …

2017-12-01: Someone needs to build a mobile driving app with Mode-7 style graphics. Airship music, a plus.

2017-12-01: Found in the coworking phone booth.

2017-11-28: I now buy hardware to make my AppleCare visits/sessions more palatable. New 500GB external SSD so I …

2017-11-28: Finally updated my phone to iOS 11 for some client needs and OMG that calculator app icon. I …

2017-11-27: I do client consulting on-site on Mondays. It’s three hours of driving and really knocks me …

2017-11-26: My annual Pragmatic Programmers Turkeyday book order. The 40% sale continue until Dec 1st. …

2017-11-26: Told you there are gremlins fucking around with the MacBook Pro keyboard.

2017-11-23: Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

2017-11-21: In Elm, a Swift Optional is called a “Maybe”. package.elm-lang.org/packages/…

2017-11-21: I’ve been snoozing this one email since July.

2017-11-21: MFW I find out Elm has a built in Result type. package.elm-lang.org/packages/… Also, looking …

2017-11-20: Happy Monday! Weekend was ok. Sat was in bed with a bit of a stomach ache but Sunday felt better and …

2017-11-17: Two day shadow.

2017-11-17: Happy Pokémon Day!

2017-11-16: My current Twilight Zone “seasonal” bookmark.

2017-11-15: The liquids are running low.

2017-11-14: Bedtime snack, close up.

2017-11-14: One of my favorite book publishers, A Book Apart, is having a flash 10% off sale today. Go get some …

2017-11-13: Yoshi on the move.

2017-11-12: Tasty. Mom’s quick cheesecake.

2017-11-12: If you need some Thor-inspired synth to get through the day, here ya go: …

2017-11-11: Ended up with Thor. It was a lot of fun. 👍

2017-11-11: Squares at the movies.

2017-11-11: Considering a movie. Blade Runner 2049 is 2h44m. That’s crazy.

2017-11-10: Happy Friday! What games we playing this weekend?

2017-11-09: Happy CocoaHeads Day! Go out and visit your local Apple geeks.

2017-11-08: It’s getting harder and harder to get out of my nice, comfy, warm blankets in the morning. …

2017-11-07:

2017-11-06: Too sleepy to post! Long work day and DST have killed me. Off to bed. See ya’ll tomorrow! :)

2017-11-05:

2017-11-03: Blizzcon has me smiling so much right now.

2017-11-03: Updating my battle-station with a new microphone and stand for some upcoming audio work.

2017-11-03: It’s Blizzcon Day! Looking forward to WoW and Hearthstone updates. Fingers crossed for a …

2017-11-02:

2017-11-02: Good day? Bad day? -- Good day. Worked out of IndyHall. Did some experiments on client project (sadly they are failing but out my …

2017-11-02:

2017-10-31: It’s really frustrating to get rejected by iTunes Connect for things that should easily be …

2017-08-26: Testing. 12:35 PM

2017-08-26: Testting. 12:33 PM

2017-08-26: Per nerd rules, I will now post about how I’m spending the afternoon hacking around with …

2017-08-17: How do I see who someone else is following? Related how can I search for users?

2017-04-26: Hello from Indy Hall.

2017-04-25: Hello world.