Category: Technology

  • Quitting Firefox

    The opposite in fact. I've started using Firefox again and found myself cursing multiple times after hitting Meta-Q and quitting instantly. Chrome had a feature to require me to hold down Meta-Q to quit so a quick finger slip didn't kill my work. In Firefox, you can visit about:config and search for browser.showQuitWarning, then toggle…

  • Brewing beer with Linux, Python, and Raspberry Pi

    Here’s a handy how-to for building a homemade homebrew setup with Linux, Python, and the Raspberry Pi. Source: Brewing beer with Linux, Python, and Raspberry Pi I really want to put together something like this.

  • Adoption by Stealth

    Adoption by Stealth

    Colin Walker mentioned my earlier piece on the Open Web and tied back to an earlier piece on “Adoption by Stealth“. In the end, I think technology adoption by stealth is the only way to make an idea dominant. With the open web (I use that term intentionally since “Indie Web” is much more of…

  • The Open Web

    The Open Web

    The most powerful aspect of the Internet is the open web. From the very beginning, there has been a conflict with on one side walled gardens and closed networks with open standards and interoperability on the other. My first experience with an online world was dial-up into AOL and exploring their internal experiences. Only rarely…

  • I have an itch to get a number of people in the same virtual room and make a strong modern indieweb standards push into either Jetpack or Core. Also on: Twitter Facebook

  • Back to Windows

    For nearly four years, I’ve used Macs and OS X professionally. Most of the company and the industry uses Mac and all seemed fine in the world. At Automattic, we update our hardware every 18 months, which I deferred for six months waiting for the new MacBook Pro update. I was underwhelmed by the updates.…