2021-11-26: Succession > Billions

2021-11-26: It’s really rewarding getting an app review from a stranger.

2021-11-26: What python pip tools do I use to Here’s a list of useful python tools I have installed to manage packages and their …

2021-11-25: “It’s like the turkeys mounted a counterattack”

2021-11-25: It’s 6:52am on Thanksgiving morning. Turkey still partially 🧊.

2021-11-25: It would be helpful if Amplitude would let me segment on OS versions as a number (i.e., everyone …

2021-11-24: Me right now…

2021-11-24: I’m tempted to move my API back end from AWS to GC. The only thing stopping me is that the …

2021-11-24: Just found out about a VSCode extension which in most cases eliminates the need for Postman. Check …

2021-11-23: I freakin love writing unit tests.

2021-11-23: I never realized what a drain on the battery development with Xcode is. Sixty minutes in and I need …

2021-11-23: FastAPI looks pretty sweet. Next API I build I’m going to try it out. #bookmark #python

2021-11-23: Trying to get the new pup acclimated to his crate. It’s an exercise in patience! We put him in …

2021-11-21: Ok. It’s decided. Barnaby.

2021-11-21: Our little doggie has his first vet appointment tomorrow and we still can’t decide on a name.

2021-11-17: Central Bucks School District featured in NY Times The Daily because of the hatred and vitriol at …

2021-11-16: I guarantee one of these days I’m going to send a 🖕instead of a ☝️to someone.

2021-11-16: Re-listening to Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. There are really some gems …

2021-11-15: I’ve been interviewing product designers. I’ll ask the candidate about an app on their …

2021-11-14: How have I never heard of Succession 📺?

2021-11-14: Woke up with an idea for ClipDish at 6am that I had to get up and implement.

2021-11-12: Ok, my cellular carrier switching problems are sorted out. Went from $80 -> $25 with Visible. …

2021-11-12: Each time I listen to the new @aimeemann album I come away with a new favorite song. Home by Now is …

2021-11-12: Uh oh, I started porting Verzion number ➡️ Visible. Porting completed but now nothing works.

2021-11-08: Been listening to the new Aimee Mann album. I’m glad more artists are showing up on Bandcamp. …

2021-11-03: 5 minutes to build ClipDish is too long when you’re just commenting out code to test …

2021-11-03: Finished reading: Foundation 📚 I’ve read this a few times. The new Apple show made me want to …

2021-11-03: Throwing this FullStory competitor here to check out later. Smartlook #analytics

2021-11-03: Pulling a muscle in your back while making coffee is not a harbinger of a good day. #health

2021-11-02: Do it.

2021-10-31: I’ve been eating 🎃🍬 all week. I feel bad for the kids that are now just going to get Whoppers …

2021-10-31: It's home automation day Spent longer than I hoped setting up some sensors around the 🏠. My Home Automation setup uses Home …

2021-10-29: The pip-date project is a handy way to see which python libraries were installed when. 👩‍💻 …

2021-10-28: Cooked oatmeal goes from simmer simmer simmer to OMG IT’S STICKING TO PAN in seconds.

2021-10-27: JusT began reading The Mom Test. Some things are obvious but the information is packaged nicely.📖

2021-10-27: I’m making my first batch of hot sauce. The first step is fermenting the peppers. Here’s …

2021-10-26: Cool shot of a train in Jim Thorpe park. 📸

2021-10-25: Telling Siri on my watch to turn on the living lights makes me feel like a kid watching Buck Rogers. …

2021-10-25: Awkward cropping. I think it’s supposed to say Day of the Dead.

2021-10-25: I came across this on my walk today I thought it was cool.

2021-10-25: I just stumbled upon a bunch of home videos that I haven’t seen in years. I added them to my …

2021-10-24: The iPhone 13 Pro camera is just so good that I rarely find a need to bring out my SLR. The …

2021-10-24: I’m using Google takeout for YouTube content. I want to move from one account to another. …

2021-10-22: /vent I’d love to walk with my 🐶 down the street without passing a gauntlet of barking dogs. I …

2021-10-21: Boat in pond. 📸

2021-10-20: Mmm donut

2021-10-20: Ok, my quest to de-Wordpress my life continues. Just moved my main blog joecotellese.com from WP to …

2021-10-19: OMG scheduling vaccine appointments. The CVS UX team really gave zero f*cks. 💻

2021-10-19: I think that CVS pharmacy gave the vaccine scheduling app to their junior team without oversight.

2021-10-18: Whelp need to get a new MacBook now.

2021-10-18: Is anyone else reported connection issues with Twitter cross-posting? See the attached GIF. Maybe …

2021-10-17: I just 📺 the documentary Wasted about food waste. I was shocked to learn that food in landfill takes …

2021-10-16: A/C in middle of October :/

2021-10-15: I keep watching the foundation TV show. After every episode I say to myself “I don’t know.“ Yet, I …

2021-10-15: Today is whirlwind meeting today. I’m interviewing a couple of candidates for product designer …

2021-10-15: Microsoft Viva daily briefing emails are pretty cool. I like that it figured out relevant documents …

2021-10-15: Back in the day I used to have a sticky note on my monitor to “Watch out for wild …

2021-10-14: TIL that Missouri gov doesn’t have anyone in his administration that understands internet. …

2021-10-14: Apple CarPlay seems really broken for me today. It started out when I try to connect my phone to the …

2021-10-13: Eating oatmeal cooked in the microwave is reminds me of liquid gold scene in Game of Thrones. 🍳

2021-10-12: Built some fun stuff today in Django.

2021-10-11: TIL that Glassdoor will remove negative reviews of companies.

2021-10-10: It would be really heplful if the Following pages on micro.blog showed user about with user names. …

2021-10-09: After two years we finally picked out a mailbox

2021-10-09: Just tried out Xbox Cloud gaming streamed on my Mac in Safari. Pretty impressive. 🕹️

2021-10-08: OK Ron Swanson let’s see how good this is. Update at 22:00 - pretty tasty

2021-10-08: Enjoying a nice fall night.

2021-10-08: Can’t bulk delete categories in Micro.blog. Selenium to the rescue!

2021-10-07: Who is this squid? Why is it playing games? 📺

2021-10-07: Dishwasher crapped out. Parts on order. As of today the earliest appointment is about a month out. I …

2021-10-07: Product managers - when your customers tell you this you know you’ve found product-market fit. …

2021-10-07: Wow - entire Twitch codebase + earnings leaked. Shocking that Amazon didn’t bring dev ops and …

2021-10-07: I’m trying to figure out how to link a heading in Obsidian to Omnifocus. I want to be able to …

2021-10-07: Anyone have any good suggestions for managing merge conflicts in an #xcode project file? #swift #ios …

2021-10-07: I realize I’m procrastinating when I catch myself “optimizing” Omnifocus.

2021-10-06: 🍳 in a wok directly on my grill. I still don’t think it was quite hot enough. I might have to …

2021-10-06: TIL That if you keep your Photos for Mac library on an external drive that was formatted for Time …

2021-10-06: So according to Sen. Ted Cruz the Texas school shooting is because of a border crisis. The suspect …

2021-10-06: Beginning to play around with @omni focus automations. Cool that I can create projects from template …

2021-10-06: Micro.blog October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge #6 sunset on the street 📷

2021-10-06: I’ve been tracking the apps discussed in the Mac Automators podcast because I’m a Mac …

2021-10-06: Another day, another school shooting. So tired of this. Here’s a good resource you can use to …

2020-02-09: Checkout new iOS app ClipDish I love to prepare recipes that I discover on the internet. There are some really great food bloggers …

2020-01-02: First day back to intermittent fasting I’m at 12 hours and the crankiness and hunger is …

2019-12-31: Decided to stay home and watch TV by the fire with Trish tonight. Happy NewYear.?

2019-12-31: Grocery stores with more self checkout lines than cashier’s don’t value their …

2019-12-31: I enjoyed the Mandalorian alot more than the Rise of Skywalker. 📺🎥 Prove me wrong.

2018-10-08: Product Has Moved The website you’re reading is about 10 years old, maybe older. Going through some of these …

2017-06-22: Tim Ferriss on being busy Being busy is a form of laziness— lazy thinking and indiscriminate action. Being busy is most often …

2017-06-22: Rabbit Hole Distractions are a bitch. I’m writing this as the last step in a hole that I found myself in. …

2015-06-15: carmen's kitch: Cast Iron Skillet Pan-Seared Filet Mignon Cast Iron Skillet Pan-Seared Filet Mignon inspired from Ina Garten’s Steakhouse Steaks recipe2 …

2014-12-22: An Oral History of 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation' | Rolling Stone National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is my favorite Christmas movie. There are so many things …

2014-12-19: Online Fundraising Website to Raise Money Online for a Cause | Fundraise online for Charity on Crowdrise Crowdrise is a platform for fundraising. It’s a great example of a company that does content …

2014-11-29: Space Stations 3D Printer Makes 1st Part This is really cool - Space Station’s 3D printer makes it’s first part.

2014-11-27: Get Studiopress Genesis Theme working with POSSE Webmentions The POSSE (Publish (on your) Own Site, Syndicate Elsewhere) espouses the idea that all content …

2014-11-24: Looking forward to this. The hype begins for the new Star Wars movie -

2014-11-24: The One Sign You Will Be Rich I read a pretty good post the other day from @bdehaaff about obtaining wealth. The gist is (no …

2014-09-25: Comcast: Everyone secretly knows our Time Warner merger is good for customers | Ars Technica Comcast: Everyone secretly knows our Time Warner merger is good for customers | Ars Technica. …

2014-09-22: 5 Reasons You Should Work For A Startup At Least Once | TechCrunch 5 Reasons You Should Work For A Startup At Least Once | TechCrunch.

2014-06-23: You may not be responsible... “You may not be responsible for causing what happens to you, but you are responsible for what you do …

2014-05-22: Rework Book Summary I recently finished the excellent book Rework by the guys at 37 Signals. If you’ve read …

2014-05-22: You Can Easily Learn 100 TED Talks Lessons In 5 Minutes Which Most People Need 70 Hours For Three keys to success from Elon Musk: Work very hard, pay attention to negative feedback …

2014-05-18: Thoughts on being a life long learner I went to the grocery store today to buy ribs for a cookout. I generally like to buy ribs with the …

2014-05-17: The Holy Black Trading Company | The Holy Black Trading Co Last December I started DE shaving. People that do this tend to go a little nuts and buy a ton of …

2014-05-16: Best-Ever Barbecued Ribs - Bon Appétit Best-Ever Barbecued Ribs - Bon Appétit.

2014-05-04: Stephen Hawking: 'Transcendence looks at the implications of artificial intelligence - but are we taking AI seriously enough?' - Science - News - The Independent [T]he short-term impact of AI depends on who controls it, the long-term impact depends on whether it …

2014-05-04: How Long Does Food Last? Shelf Life & Expiration Date Guide If you’re every wondering “Hey, is this milk really expired?” check out this …

2014-03-23: Lead the Field Book Summary Chapter 1 - The Magic Word The book is about 12 ideas. Our attitude tells the world what we expect …

2014-01-12: I hate laundry - here's 10 tricks to make things easier

2014-01-05: Pampering My Face I've spent the last 25 years shaving with your standard cartridge style razor. This year, I'm going …

2013-12-25: Merry Christmas, I’m attempting to fry a turkey today. Hopefully won’t burn down house.

2013-12-01: Top 5 Regrets of the Dying This post originally appeared in Collective Evolution 1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life …

2013-10-21: Creepy Face IMG_7293.jpg, a photo by JoeCotellese on Flickr.This was at the Peddler’s Village Scarecrow …

2013-08-05: Philly Photowalk July 2013 Philly Photowalk July 2013, a set on Flickr. Spent the day walking around old city.

2013-07-09: The Axis of Awesome: 4 Chords Official Music Video - YouTube Proof that all you need to learn is a little bit and you can play hundreds of songs! The Axis of …

2013-07-08: Lone Ranger Is Everything Wrong With Hollywood -- Vulture Gilbert Cruz writes a nice piece on Vulture.com espousing why the Lone Ranger Is Everything Wrong …

2013-07-02: A Nerd’s Guide to Success and Happiness | Nerd Fitness Steve Kamb at Nerd Fitness wrote a spectacular article on happiness. It's worth reading the entire …

2013-06-20: PhillyHistory - Detail View Pretty sure that the 3rd or 4th house on the left is the one I grew up in. PhillyHistory - Detail …

2013-06-13: Is your content your own? If you ever needed an example as to why you should be publishing content you care about on a …

2013-06-05: Does Your iPhone 5 Battery Suck This Hard? I bought an iPhone 5 about a month ago. I like the form factor, I like the weight. What I don’t like …

2013-06-03: Dunkin' to introduce bacon, egg, doughnut sandwich - chicagotribune.com “We want to help guests discover their love of combining sweet and savory, and I think the …

2013-06-03: M. Night Explain to me why M. Night Shyamalan is still making movies?

2013-06-01: Like your cheap crap from Walmart? It has hidden costs.   democrats.edworkforce.house.gov/sites/dem…

2013-05-25: Life Lessons in Fighting the Culture of Bullshit - Jon Lovett - The Atlantic One of the greatest threats we face is, simply put, bullshit . We are drowning in …

2013-05-17: Get off your fat ass (for 7 minutes) ViaNY Times This article is based on a paper published here. The author’s advocate that a 7 …

2013-05-11: Finally Watched "The Phantom Edit" & "Attack of the Phantom" For those unaware, these were versions of The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones that were …

2013-05-09: What online services exist to help identify and segment customers for a product? What online services exist to help companies understand, identify and segment their customers before …

2013-05-06: "The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. If you would take a man's life, you owe it …

2013-05-05: “If one does not know to what port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.” - Socrates 💬

2013-05-04: Stop Treating Your Users Like Children I spent about 15 minutes yesterday bulk deleting photos from Google+. Each time I clicked delete on …

2013-05-01: Never worry about your site going down again A few months ago my website was hacked. I didn’t realize this for a few weeks because I don’t check …

2013-05-01: Enlightenment “Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.”

2013-04-28: Learning OS X? I dusted off an old website this weekend. Cleaned up some content and relaunched it. The site is …

2013-04-25: Peter Senge on Product Vision “A vision is truly shared when you and I have a similar picture and are committed to one another …

2013-04-25: Do product managers need to have more power inside Google? Do product managers need to have more power inside Google? No, I don’t think so. We bring …

2013-04-22: How the Productivity Myth is Killing Your Startup — about work — Medium Great article on #productmanagement. The myth of productivity: means you won’t complete the most …

2013-04-16: The Secrets of What Makes a Product Go Viral Jonah Berger, an assistant professor of marketing at Wharton just wrote a book exploring the reasons …

2013-04-12: Voice and Tone of your site Really cool website talking about the Voice and Tone of Mailchimp’s website. Welcome | Voice …

2013-04-11: Social products win with utility, not invites Really good essay on why, if you are building a product with a social layer, you should focus on …

2013-04-07: 26 Time Management Hacks 26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known at 20 from Etienne Garbugli @egarbugli There are a …

2013-04-01: Gratitude "Gratitude is a lens through which you view the past. Through this lens, you can choose to see all …

2013-03-30: Sweet and Spicy Tuna Salad Recipe If you are a fan of Sirachi this is a very good tuna salad recipe. Sweet and Spicy Tuna Salad …

2013-03-30: 4-Billion-Pixel Panorama From Curiosity Rover Brings Mars to Your Computer Screen | Wired Science | Wired.com I think I see a martian. Martian Landscape with Rover Deck - NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell in Out of this …

2013-03-27: Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling Meograph looks like a cool tool to tell stories using multimedia content. Meograph: Four-dimensional …

2013-03-26: OMG Excel you are driving me nuts today. I want to create a simple set of macros that I can pass around as an AddIn. When I run it as a Macro …

2013-03-24: Perry the Playdoughpus Perry the Playdoughpus, a photo by JoeCotellese on Flickr.Fun with homemade playdough.

2013-03-22: Fast boat, fast river | Lean Analytics Book Paul Graham has a simple definition of a startup: an organization designed to grow fast. Steve Blank …

2013-03-22: Universal Analytics - Google Analytics Game Changing Analytics Engine Google has a huge update coming to Analytics. This article describes some of the biggest changes and …

2013-03-22: The Power Of The Perfect Slice - MindTheProduct When introducing agile methodologies into an organization with legacy products, consider building …

2013-03-17: Schneier on Security: Gait Analysis from Satellite By analysing the movements of human shadows in aerial and satellite footage, JPL engineer Adrian …

2013-03-14: HipstaPrint via Flickr

2013-03-14: Content Marketing Explained in a Dynfographic by MandLoys Cool article / infographic on content marketing. Content Marketing Explained in a Dynfographic by …

2013-02-23: “You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.” -Edwin …

2013-02-23: Best place on the web to learn anything, free I love discovering really cool websites. I’m not sure how I missed this one before. Here is an …

2013-02-22: What Does 200 Calories Look Like? WiseGeek has a really cool post today that shows you what 200 calories looks like across a variety …

2013-02-21: Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us | TIME.com Great article in Time about (more) problems with the health care system in the US. Bitter Pill: Why …

2013-02-13: What is Product Management? | Sachin Rekhi Some thoughts on the role of Product Management by Sachin Rekhi, a former product manager at …

2013-02-13: What Is: Product Management Interview with @hunterwalk, Former Director of Product at Google about product management. What Is: …

2013-02-11: Persistence is self-discipline in action.

2013-02-11: Three reasons not to build a Minimum Viable Product Three reasons not to build a Minimum Viable Product. You are building a sustaining innovation …

2013-02-07: Is your company this cool? Slide deck from Reed Hastings describing the company culture at Netflix. It’s some really good …

2013-02-05: Dinner last night Sometimes I actually cook. I’m also pretty decent at it. Broccoli with fresh garlic, olive …

2013-01-30: 23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health? This is a great video on a simple thing you can do to improve your health. via 23 and ½ …

2013-01-24: Will Thorium Nuclear Energy Save Us All? Why isn’t the U.S. leading on this? “If the Chinese can crack thorium,” notes the …

2013-01-22: How did a new filmmaker make an unapproved film in Disney parks? About three years ago, Randy Moore, a struggling screenwriter living in Burbank, had an out-there …

2013-01-17: I think I've found my next car I think I’ve found my next car. The Accord Plug-In Hybrid looks great and reportedly gets 100+ …

2013-01-10: NRA: White House Meeting Had Nothing To Do With Keeping Our Children Safe So, I’ve been thinking about the NRAs proposal about posting armed guards in every school and …

2013-01-10: The "god of free-climbing" dies while falling down the steps. No this is not an article from The Onion. Patrick Edlinger, who has died aged 52 after falling down …

2013-01-08: At Disney Parks, a Bracelet Meant to Build Loyalty (and Sales) Is this cool or creepy? Disney in the coming months plans to begin introducing a vacation management …

2013-01-07: Android Has Nearly 54 Percent Mobile Market Share -- comScore Earlier today comScore released November mobile market share numbers for the US. Android and iOS …

2013-01-07: Starting my Monday feeling 1000x better than Friday. #slayedwintercold

2013-01-05: “If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” — Ken Robinson …

2013-01-04: Make Perfect, Light and Fluffy Scrambled Eggs with a Double Boiler Alton Brown showed us how to do this years ago but props to this video for demonstrating it again. …

2013-01-04: Wordpress Custom Post Formats Guide http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Formats

2013-01-04: Facebook terms and conditions: why you don't own your online life - Telegraph I’ve mentioned a few times to a few people why I chose to post to my blog then cross post to …

2013-01-04: “We are what we do repeatedly” - Aristotle

2013-01-02: Open wine bottle without corkscrew.

2013-01-02: Platforms and Networks: Managing Startups: Best Posts of 2012 I’m starting 2013 with a pretty big reading list. Platforms and Networks: Managing Startups: …

2013-01-02: Lovely. Looks like I am starting 2013 with a head cold.

2013-01-01: Joe Cotellese Sr. - Mummer Joe Cotellese Sr. Mummer Circa 1950

2013-01-01: Handy Laundry Guide

2012-12-31: Foursquare updates privacy policy to show users’ full names publicly and share more data with venues - The Next Web Foursquare updates privacy policy to show users’ full names publicly and share more data with venues …

2012-12-30: Alice Alice, a photo by JoeCotellese on Flickr.

2012-12-30: Light Light, a photo by JoeCotellese on Flickr.

2012-12-28: Here are the most pirated movies and TV shows of 2012 | VentureBeat Here are the most pirated movies and TV shows of 2012 | VentureBeat.

2012-12-28: Gonna be here a while.

2012-12-28: P2 Didn't Quite Cut It I’ve thought a lot about where I’m posting content and don’t like the fact that …

2012-12-28: Bodymedia System Wishlist I bought myself a Body Media On Body Monitoring System. It seems to work really well and I got a …

2012-12-28: Spicy Spicy

2012-12-28: Congress Almost Certain To Blow Unemployment Deadline Happy Holidays from +John Boehner WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives will convene …

2012-12-27: As Swing Districts Dwindle, Can a Divided House Stand? It may not be GOP congressman are irrational after all. #link Most members of the House of …

2012-12-27: Use the "Layoff Test" to Build Your Professional Network If you were laid off today, who would be the first ten people you’d reach out to for advice, …

2012-12-27: Blech I ended up going back to Zoneedit... Blech, I ended up going back to Zoneedit because I couldn’t get setup SPF and DKIM DNS entries …

2012-12-27: Blech I ended up going back to Zoneedit... Blech, I ended up going back to Zoneedit because I couldn’t get setup SPF and DKIM DNS entries …

2012-12-27: Hey, America! Republicans want to raise your taxes The always spot on Ezra Klein writes in the wonk blog today. The big lie of the fiscal cliff is that …

2012-12-27: Whoops forgot to update my MX record I... Whoops, forgot to update my MX record. I guess I am having #DNS problems after all. My email is …

2012-12-27: P2 Theme Kill Sites with Many Users I recently updated my blog theme to use P2. P2 is a free Wordpress theme that gives your site more …

2012-12-27: Yes, Randi Zuckerberg, Please Lecture Us About 'Human Decency' Yes, Randi Zuckerberg, Please Lecture Us About ‘Human Decency’ This is a much more …

2012-12-27: Randi Zuckerberg Not Happy About Facebook Photo Privacy Breach Lovers of irony take note: Mark Zuckerberg’s sister Randi has complained about a Facebook …

2012-12-27: Wow didn't kill DNS That's cool Wow, didn’t kill DNS. That’s cool.

2012-12-26: Mucking with my DNS settings Better than 90%... Mucking with my DNS settings. Better than 90% chance that I am going to lose access to this site.

2012-12-26: Bleh, spending way too much time fixing my Wordpress installation toda... Bleh, spending way too much time fixing my Wordpress installation today. #wp

2012-12-26: P2 is a really cool micro blogging theme... P2 is a really cool micro-blogging theme for Wordpress ma.tt/2009/05/h…

2012-12-26: So my Wordpress instance was hacked today Grr... So, my Wordpress instance was hacked today. Grr. Give me an opportunity to do some clean up though. …

2012-12-24: The Matrix secures its place in film history This movie was so great when it came out. It's a shame that the Wachowski's completely …

2012-12-24: Western Antarctica experiences rapid warming Cue the doubters…The western part of Antarctica is warming three times faster than the …

2012-12-24: I am a horrible gift wrapper. Yes, that is a patch. I am a horrible gift wrapper. Yes, that is a patch.

2012-11-06: Use TextExpander to Create SurveyGizmo Surveys Fast I build surveys using SurveyGizmo. It’s a great online survey tool, but building longer …

2011-04-12: UI Fail - Application icons that look like app state. I recently installed Grammarian; a stand-alone spelling and grammar checker for Mac OS X. I had a …

2011-03-13: Pending Class Action Lawsuit for LG Appliances LG appliance problems are not limited to just kitchen appliances. Apparently there is a class action …

2011-03-13: LG Microwave Problems Widespread I’ve collected a series of links here that show I’m not the only person having problems …

2011-03-13: Problems with LG Microwave? They Aren't Interested This is one in a series of posts I’m doing on problems I’m having with LG appliances. …

2010-06-09: Delicious Bookmark App I’m removing the Delicious bookmark app. It works as advertised, lets you search bookmarks in …

2010-01-05: More iPhone App reviews I spent about 30 seconds too long looking for an app on my iPhone and realized it was time to clean …

2009-12-23: Capture you iPhone Screen I found this out by mistake but it’s possible to take screen shots of your iPhone screen. Why …

2009-10-30: YouNote Lite YouNote is a note taking application that lets you capture text, audio and images. Nothing special …

2009-10-30: Loopt Loopt is a location based social network application which let’s you tell your friends where …

2009-09-14: Top Floor - Buggy Highrise Client I feel like I was ripped off with this application. In an ideal world I would have an integrated CRM …

2009-09-14: iPhone Bubble Wrap - Not as Good as the Real Thing This was maybe the first or second iPhone app I downloaded. It was an interesting diversion at a …

2009-09-12: Remember Faces with this iPhone game I was interested in trying to improve my face cognition a few months ago. Of course I looked for an …

2009-09-10: iPhone Wikipedia Clients I’ve tried two clients on the iPhone, Wikiamo and Quickipedia. They both have their merits but …

2009-08-30: My Favorite Mac Related Sites I received an alumnimum Mac Book Pro a little while ago and I began to scour the net to find some …

2009-08-28: Interval Training - Day 2 Day two of Interval training. I felt great yesterday, no afternoon fatigue and I wasn’t tired …

2009-08-27: iPhone Twitter Application Roundup OK, maybe not a round up. I’ve tried two. Twitteriffic and Tweet Deck. photo credit: …

2009-08-26: Location Based iPhone Weather Application photo credit: 1suisse One of the things that always bugged me about Apple’s Weather …

2009-08-22: The Urinal Test photo credit: bradleygeeThe Urinal Test is an advertainment game for the iPhone. The object is to …

2009-08-22: Blogging at 256kbs I’m sitting in my car waiting for my sons soccer tournament to begin. While waiting I decided …

2009-08-17: Think Social Media is a Fad? This great video, used as promotional material for the upcoming book Socialnomics, drives the point …

2009-08-11: Keep track of your loyalty cards with Card Star Card Star is an application that keeps track of your loyalty cards. I was one of the thousands of …

2009-08-11: AIM Client for the iPhone Another in the series of articles on iPhone apps I’ve used. This is the official AIM client …

2009-08-02: Faces - Great iPhone Speed Dial Application In this first of a continuing series of articles of iPhone Apps I’ve tried. I’m doing a …

2009-08-01: iPhone Micro Reviews Over the next few posts, you’re going to see a bunch of lame-o reviews of iPhone applications. …

2009-07-29: Palin's Farewell Speech as read by William Shatner I wasn’t the only one who was confused by Sarah Palin’s farewell speech. Luckily William …

2009-07-21: Pandora draining iPhone battery Two days in a row I’ve woken up to a dead iPhone. This isn’t so bad but I generally like …

2009-07-19: iPhone OS 3.0 Noticeably Slower I like many people eagerly updated the iPhone OS to version 3.0 the day it was released. I did it …

2009-06-30: Import tables from websites into Excel I have found what has to be the coolest Firefox plugins ever. I often spend hours scouring the web …

2009-06-19: Random Thoughts - Portable Social Graph and URL shortners Two completely disparate topics but my brain generally jumps from topic to topic almost randomly. …

2009-06-17: Crowdsourcing from the Crowd John Winsor, Business Week contributor as solicited opinions from the twitterazzi about the …

2009-06-16: The Mic is Always On I read a post recently about how everything we publish online becomes a decision point for someone. …

2009-03-02: Recycling Old Electronics I hate dumping stuff needlessly into landfills. I had an old PC sitting in my basement for two years …

2009-02-16: Facebook Changes TOS - All your data is now ours The Consumerist website noted that Facebook recently changed their Terms of Service (TOS) so that …

2009-01-16: Just How Much Would You Pay For This Watch I came across this on Overstock tonight. I find a few things amusing about this picture. First, I …

2008-10-14: Software Usability - Find the shortest path to achieve your goals. I just downloaded the recently release Open Office 3.0 productivity suite. On first launch of the …

2008-10-02: Twitter Updates for 2008-10-02 datamining # Idea for SNL Skit McCain/Palin Geico Ad # Go Back in time …

2008-09-30: Twitter Updates for 2008-09-30 @iamspencer need a TiVo :) # Philly Tech now has a job board http://tinyurl.com/4ekgkv # @iamspencer …

2008-09-29: Twitter Updates for 2008-09-29 @chriscera we tried using BC for bug tracking. It was a little too informal. Settled on hosted …

2008-09-28: Twitter Updates for 2008-09-28 wireless on the FIOS router is very tweazy # Powered by Twitter Tools.

2008-09-26: Twitter Updates for 2008-09-26 updating PhillyTech # @myfirstpaycheck server logs can over count visitors, GA is suceptible to …

2008-09-25: Twitter Updates for 2008-09-25 Yahoo! Pipes is da bomb # @iamspencer we were talking about this last night. She has a tough job. # …

2008-09-01: Twitter Updates for 2008-09-01 girls woke us up early :< # Anyone seen my phone, I’ve lost it again! # Congrats IndyHall, …

2008-08-31: Twitter Updates for 2008-08-31 Checking out Orbius # Powered by Twitter Tools.

2008-07-15: Find a home for used books I hate throwing out books. My wife says it’s like throwing out knowledge. I can’t agree …

2008-06-25: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr. on seeking the truth “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, …

2008-04-05: Cleaning your database and starting over in Django I haven’t posted any django information in a while because I haven’t had any time to …

2008-03-22: Open Letter to PA Superdelegates To the superdelegates either supporting Sen. Hillary Clinton or who are undecided: I have looked at …

2008-03-02: President Clinton responds to Hillary's "Children" ad. Last week Hillary Clinton release a fear mongering ad that I would typically associate with Karl …

2008-02-20: Unbelievable Real-time 3D Facial Motion Capture Check out these amazing 3D facial animations from Mova. Mova is a motion capture company, whose …

2008-02-16: Cheap Movie Special Effects When I was a kid, I remember every year checking a book on monster costumes out of the school …

2008-01-11: In Praise of Lazy “Whenever there is a hard job to be done I assign it to a lazy man; he is sure to find an easy way …

2008-01-07: 5 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kid Do Funny talk given by Gever Tulley on why letting your kids do some dangerous things is good for their …

2007-12-23: 'Mind-Reading' Games Just in Time for Christmas Sega’s recent announcement that it will be incorporating mind-reading technology from NeuroSky …

2007-12-17: Web Framework Django has a new Book Fans of the excellent Python based web application framework Django will be happy to find out that …

2007-12-14: How much do your vampire appliances cost you? I just purchased a Mitsubishi DLP TV. I love the picture, but even more than the picture I love the …

2007-12-12: Save Driving Time - Avoid Left Turns Interested in cutting down on your driving time? It’s easy. Avoid left turns. At least …

2007-12-11: Adding Model Field Validation to the Django Admin Page Django, the hot Python web application framework, provides an excellent administration user …

2007-12-06: Boost Your Willpower by Exercising your Mental Muscle All of us have struggled to maintain self-control. Whether it is to have that last drink at a party, …

2007-12-05: Easily Import Song Ratings to iTunes Updated A few years ago I was given an iPod. Like many, I loaded all of my songs into iTunes and …

2007-12-03: Easy way to track time spent on projects I’ve used a few different project management programs, my current favorite is Basecamp. …

2007-11-26: The anatomy of a search result A video from the Google Webmaster Tools Blog showing what you see in a search result and how to …

2007-11-21: A dozen ways to discuss "webmaster help" Written by Patrick Chapman, Search Quality Team Our goal for the Webmaster Help Group is to be an …

2007-11-19: Bringing the conference to you Written by Susan Moskwa, Webmaster Trends Analyst We’re fortunate to meet many of you at …

2007-11-19: Warner Music CEO admits some blame for the rise of P2P file sharing Edgar Bronfman, CEO of the Warner Music Group, has publicly framed the music industry’s …

2007-10-22: Great site for picking website color schemes I have a hard time with colors. I don’t know if I’m actually color blind but I will …

2007-10-11: RIAA Hits a Sour Note With Its File-Sharing Witch Hunt RIAA Hits a Sour Note With Its File-Sharing Witch Hunt If I were a big-shot L.A. music mogul, Jammie …

2007-10-08: Django Tip - Don't use hard coded urls in templates Django, the Python based web framework has a template system which allows you to separate business …

2007-10-08: Data freshness Written by Ríona MacNamara, Webmaster Tools Team Common feedback we hear from webmasters is that …

2007-10-08: Revolutionary New Microsoft User Interface The engineers and interaction designers at Microsoft must be seriously pissed at marketing today. …

2007-10-06: Technology is affecting our ability to remember things Wired is running an article discussing how the effects of the BlackBerrys, cellphones, thumb drives …

2007-10-06: Organize your bookmarks efficiently with tags

In the stone age of PCs (circa. 2001), files were organized by filename and a hierarchy of file …

2007-10-01: Wrapping text around images in Wordpress Wordpress has the ability to embed images into postings. You should give your site a little pizazz …

2007-10-01: Simple command checks for secret Internet connections. Has you PC been turned into a zombie? One way to find out is to log your internet connections to see …

2007-09-27: Running external scripts against Django Models Django, the Python based web application framework, is an excellent Model/View/Controller …

2007-09-23: Quote of the Day “Programming languages are like girlfriends: the new one is better because you are …

2007-09-21: Dissent is Patriotic “We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul …

2007-09-21: The Rebirth of the Electric Car David Pogue, a technology blogger for the New York Times has published an interview with Bob Lutz, …

2007-09-19: Quote of the day “Creativity in business is often nothing more than making connections that everyone else has …

2007-09-19: Nearly Free AA Batteries from a 6 Volt Battery 6 Volt Battery Hack! You’ll Be Amazed! - The top video clips of the week are hereIf you are …

2007-09-13: Google Tip - A dictionary as close as your browser search bar While writing, I am often looking for the best word to use. Rather than checking dictionary websites …

2007-09-11: Google Tip - Narrow search to a single site

I often am looking for particular information on a website. Rather than spend time navigating …

2007-09-05: Interesting Take on the Toy Recall Now for some wisdom from Bill Maher regarding the Mattel toy recall If you were surprised that the …

2007-09-04: NBC Universal - Fails Basic Math There has been a recent spat between Apple and NBC Universal over pricing TV shows on the iTunes …

2007-08-31: GAO Draft Report at Odds with White House Spin Report Finds Little Progress On Iraq Goals - washingtonpost.com Iraq has failed to meet all but …

2007-08-29: Welcome Home WDRE Anyone who doesn’t know the call sign WDRE didn’t live in the Philadelphia area in the …

2007-08-15: Great tip from Better Homes and Garden, found by way of Lifehacker. Hanging pictures on a blank wall …

2007-08-14: US Lags Behind 41 Nations in Life Span According to the associated press, people in 41 countries are living longer than we are. A baby born …

2007-08-13: Malware reviews via Webmaster Tools Written by Panayiotis Mavrommatis, Anti-Malware Team In the past year, the number of sites affected …

2007-08-06: Avoid the PBX Blackhole when calling Customer Service If you’ve ever called a customer support number and were stuck navigating through endless …

2007-08-06: Robert Wilensky “We’ve heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of …

2007-08-06: Warren Buffet “Most business mistakes are irreversible setbacks, but you get another chance. There are two things …

2007-08-06: Warren Buffet “When an industry’s underlying economics are crumbling, talented management may slow the rate of …

2007-08-06: Warren Buffet “I’m just lucky to have been in the right place at the right time. Another place, another time, I …

2007-08-06: Frederick Brooks Where a new system concept or new technology is used, one has to build a system to throw away, for …

2007-08-06: Richard Gabriel “[I]t is often undesirable to go for the right thing first. It is better to get half of the right …

2007-08-06: James Madison “Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded, because it …

2007-08-02: Fox News Lies protected by Free Speech From DailyKOS In February 2003, a Florida Court of Appeals unanimously agreed with an assertion by …

2007-07-29: 10 Tips for Razor Sharp Concentration Productivity website Lifehack has put together a list of 10 ways to help get into a state of deep …

2007-07-27: Jon Stewart on Alberto Gonzales "Alberto Gonzales is saying, basically, there are problems of which he cannot speak, for which he is …

2007-07-25: Fox Misidentifies Sen. Arlen Specter as a Democrat. From Media Matters: "On the July 24 edition of Fox News' Special Report with Brit Hume, on-screen …

2007-07-24: TiVo HD is ready to go - $299 Sweet. I now finally have an excuse to get an HDTV and HD Cable/FIOS. TiVo HD gets official: $299, loaded, …

2007-07-24: Free Ringtones for your phone with Phonezoo I’m not a big fan of ring tones. Not that I hate the ability to customize my phone. I just …

2007-07-24: King George W.: James Madison’s Nightmare Here is another story along the same theme as yesterdays. In King George W.: James Madison’s …

2007-07-24: Top 13 Worst Slogan Translations Ever From Mornon land, their listing for Top 13 worst slogan translations. My favorite Pepsi’s …

2007-07-23: Just What the Founders Feared: An Imperial President Goes to War The New York Times ran a great editorial today about the power of the purse to curtail the …

2007-07-22: The ENSONIQ AudioPCI Lives (Sort of) I had a pleasant surprise tonight while working with VMWare. When I installed Windows XP under …

2007-07-21: The Perfect Baked Potato The Baked Potato Recipe: Recipes: Food Network The Baked Potato Recipe courtesy Alton Brown Show: …

2007-07-18: Avoid another unwanted tie for the holidays. The social bookmarking website Delicious is a great way to organize, share and discover interesting …

2007-06-10: Does you domain name suck? I found these examples at eMoms at Home (not even sure how I ended up there). Have you made any …

2007-05-24: Dead simple VPN with Hamachi I recently was looking for a way to get files off of my home PC from my office when I came across …

2007-05-08: Gingrich To Conservatives: Don&#8217;t Talk About Iraq, Katrina, Walter Reed, Attorneys, Or Bush This morning on CBS’s Face the Nation, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich advised fellow …

2007-03-24: Margarita Ingredients needed: * 3/4 cup fresh lime juice * 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice * 1/4 cup water * 1/4 cup …

2007-02-03: Daiquiri The traditional daiquiri, not the wussy fruit drink. 2 cups crushed ice, plus extra for chilling …

2007-01-27: Republicans Try to Block The Minimum Wage Increase

In a shameful move, one that clearly shows their utter contempt for women and minorities in this …

2007-01-15: My 2006 Musical Hits and Misses I’m trying to go back and listen to all the music I’ve bought/acquired during 2006. …

2007-01-05: M3U File Format From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia M3U (Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 Uniform …

2006-12-31: Ranch Pretzels I’m posting this here so I won’t forget it. 1 bag broken up pretzels (I use Snyders) 1 …

2006-06-05: Joe’s Secret Margarita This is my Margarita mix - purists will use real lemons and limes although I find Nellie and …