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2019-11-22: How to Disable Slack WYSIWYG Interface A simple method for disabling that horrid new Slack WYSIWYG interface. export …

2019-11-20: Checked in at YYG Brewery & Beer Kitchen

2019-11-16: An Overview of PDF Libraries in Python The PDF file format is a ubiquitous file format and the only real way to guarantee document layout …

2019-11-16: Checked in at Starbucks (Starbucks Coffee 戸塚店). Used to come to this Starbucks almost everyday when …

2019-11-13: Unit Testing django-graphene GraphQL endpoints with pytest On a project at work I’ve been learning GraphQL. I’m in charge of both developing the …

2019-11-12: Fuji looking grand tonight. Autumn Fuji is the best.

2019-11-10: Checked in at Kua ‘Aina (KUA`AINA). Avocado Cheddar burger!

2019-11-07: Did a presentation at work today about editing PDFs with Python. Mixing and matching libraries is …

2019-11-04: Checked in at COPEN LOCAL BASE KAMAKURA. Burritos!

2019-11-04: Checked in at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (鶴岡八幡宮)

2019-11-03: Always Solve for X Reflecting back on the products I’ve released over the years I noticed a key difference …

2019-10-30: Listening to the Rework Podcast and @mijustin’s idea of wanting to build calm technology company …

2019-10-23: Fascinating opening statement about the two opposed channels in Ukraine. …

2019-10-19: Went for a walk this morning at the Nakata Interactive Forest. No mosquitoes!

2019-10-15: More great things coming out of Helsinki (besides my favorite Marimekko, iitara, Aalto, and Linux). …

2019-10-15: Sophie is ready for Halloween 🎃 👻

2019-10-13: Typhoon 19 has come and gone and no damage it seems. 🙏🏻

2019-10-10: First time to see komeda coffee outside the shops.

2019-10-06: First time going shopping on the new electric chariot.

2019-10-05: Checked in at marimekko

2019-09-30: Riding the train in to Shinjuku and saw a mom and her son waving goodbye to the train from the …

2019-09-22: Autumn Festival at the shrine near our house. It started raining so we left before the mikoshi …

2019-09-21: Bought a house in August and moved in last week. Our name plate just arrived :-) Feels like home.

2019-09-20: Checked in at 泉区地域子育て支援拠点 すきっぷ. Went to a local shi-en center to let Leo play around. This one is …

2019-09-19: Twitter’s Sticking Power is FOMO I’ve spent the last week preparing and executing a move from Fujisawa to our new house in Yokohama. …

2019-09-15: Checked in at Steak Gusto (ステーキガスト 泉中田店). Morning steak

2019-09-14: Introduced ourselves to our new neighbors across the street at our new house. They’re super nice and …

2019-09-12: Apple Wallet + FaceID = 😍 It took getting a mortgage for me to get a credit card in Japan. The registration process was …

2019-09-11: Apple needs to contract Johnny Ive’s new company to do voice overs for the product videos. I miss …

2019-09-08: As a huge proponent of typecheck at work, this was a fascinating read. “Our journey to type checking …

2019-09-08: Continuing the migration of content from Jekyll to Micro.blog. Put up my history page for Foodgram.

2019-09-06: Managed to get Vue.js/Typescript with webpack, which is then included in a Django template allowing …

2019-09-03: Saw some fun English on the train today. “You can’t expect to inspire people if you’re uninspiring. …

2019-09-01: A great reminder: reduce, reuse, recycle in that order. If you need to buy a higher quality product …

2019-08-29: Continuing down past project memory lane: Pubtunes! Disposable Apps is still a great name for a …

2019-08-28: Found this fascinating video about the transformation of Dutch cities from car centered to people …

2019-08-24: Checked in at スポーツクラブ NAS 湘南台. Watching Leo go for a swim.

2019-08-22: Checked in at 横浜市泉区総合庁舎. Moving to Yokohama. This place is huge.

2019-08-21: Something I’ve been thinking a lot about recently but not yet been able to reach a conclusion, …

2019-08-16: Checked in at MOKICHI CRAFT BEER. ビール

2019-08-15: Excited to read my new copy of Offscreen magazine. Glad they’re back from their extended break!

2019-08-11: The Slow Web It’s been almost 5 years since I wrote Slow is not a Dirty Word. Reflecting on the sentiment …

2019-08-10: Early walk with Sophie along the river. Gotta get out while it’s still cool.

2019-08-08: Thinking it might be fun to setup a Homebrew Website Club meetup in #Yokohama. Bi-weekly is too much …

2019-08-07: Checked in at 東京入国管理局 横浜支局. Hopefully the last time at immigration for a while (7 years?). Picking …

2019-08-03: The Art of Warez Just saw this pop up on HN. What a nastolgia trip back to my teenage years staying up until 3am …

2019-08-03: Checked in at Starbucks Coffee 藤沢菖蒲沢店. A nice morning trip to Starbucks with the family. Leo has had …

2019-08-02: Recent End to End Testing Preferences with Django When testing in Django there’s two basic ways to make an End-to-End test for your view: use …

2019-07-31: Another post dinner walk to watch some trains.

2019-07-26: Checked in at デニーズ 湘南台店. Gave in and let Leo have his first fry.

2019-07-24: It was a hot one today 🥵Lovely after dinner walk to watch the trains come and go.

2019-07-24: Checked in at Shake Shack. Went for a single this time. But it’s nice and warm outside. Perfect …

2019-07-24: Checked in at Starbucks (Starbucks Coffee)

2019-07-24: Love the shutter on this udon restaurant near Shonandai. Fuji, green tea, and a bowl of udon: a …

2019-07-23: Checked in at ドトールコーヒーショップ EneJet湘南台店

2019-07-22: Made a Spanish omelette for dinner. 3 ingredients: onion, potatoes, and eggs.

2019-07-22: When I listen to Hikawa Kiyoshi I always remember my first trip to Japan in 2006 and my host mom in …

2019-07-21: Checked in at Starbucks Coffee

2019-07-21: A Father and son are waiting for a haircut. Dad steps out for a smoke. Son goes for the …

2019-07-20: Checked in at Komeda’s Coffee (コメダ珈琲店). Maru Cheesecake type thing and coffee after some …

2019-07-20: Giving Apple Maps a Try Again I quit Google search and Chrome a number of years ago and switched to DuckDuckGo and Firefox for …

2019-07-19: Writing in pure English, without mixing in Japanese like I do when I speak, is surprisingly …

2019-07-18: Waiting for trains 🚞 Ever since Leo started being obsessed with trains, we always walk along the tracks on the way home …

2019-07-17: Checked in at Starbucks (Starbucks Coffee)

2019-07-17: When I take the train to Tokyo in the morning there’s this guy who is around my age, but dresses …

2019-07-16: Designed for the Mac As the Mac has become more popular the cohesiveness of the platform has declined. This is partly …

2019-07-15: Stepping back in to the Open Web When I was younger I used to write more on the open web. Mostly blogging with the occasional article …

2019-07-06: Checked in at Hands Cafe (ハンズカフェ)

2019-06-23: 森の子になった。I didn’t know Leo was a child of the forest. Having too much fun in Shinjuku-Gyoen.

2019-06-23: Morning walk with Leo.

2019-06-20: Tokyo? Indeed.

2019-06-18: It’s starting to get hot out early again. That means trips to the park before work.

2019-06-16: Today’s brews. Happy Father’s Day all!!

2019-06-08: Checked in at MOKICHI BAKER & SWEETS 香川店. Bread addiction intensifies.

2019-06-07: Legit BBQ.

2019-06-01: Playing in Yamato.

2019-05-28: Sophie got her hair did for summer. Before/after

2019-05-28: Good morning, Fujisawa!

2019-05-26: Went to tour the Muji model “Window House” today. Beautiful.

2019-05-12: Loving this low-rider. Reminds me of Cali.

2019-05-11: Food court food in Japan. 😋

2018-02-12: This isn't a masterpiece Building your own products is hard. There are thousands of tiny decisions that need to be made and …

2016-12-16: Yes — I think it’s important to set aside time specifically for resting and recharging. Yes — I think it’s important to set aside time specifically for resting and recharging. Part of this …

2016-12-15: Low on Bandwidth Low on Bandwidth Our post schedule got derailed over the past few weeks. It’s that time of year …

2016-11-10: You don’t need more knowledge You don’t need more knowledge Read these 5 books. Take this online course. Subscribe to those …

2016-10-19: Fear vs Shipping Ask 100 makers what they want to do more of and the answer is always to ship more work. Ask them why …

2016-08-12: Quality isn't an accident How many times have you tried to plug in a USB cable and failed on the first try? If you’re like me …

2016-06-14: Houston, we have a problem Apollo 11’s Eagle lunar lander guidance computer source code was recently open sourced on Github. As …

2016-03-15: This isn’t a masterpiece Credit: Calgary ReviewsThis isn’t a masterpiece Building your own products is hard. There are …

2016-03-02: I met Jason Fried last night I met Jason Fried last night I met Jason Fried last night. Except it was Skype call. Before I was …

2015-12-10: Artifacts of Our Work Artifacts of Our Work: What makers can learn from Edo-era Japan During the Edo-era, Japan isolated …

2014-10-15: Slow is not a dirty word When someone says the word “Slow”, what comes to mind? People driving 10 miles per hour below the …