A small update on the newsletter

A change to publishing frequency and possibly the day should help me make a better newsletter for you.

My productivity cadence

Shifting between two unique ways to get things done has been oddly satisfying lately.

The case for trying Mastodon, a decentralized social network

Mastodon is a healthy and diverse community that’s built by and for people, not investors. Apps are welcome and your feed is chronological.

Watch Anecdotes: People from the IL DMV and emissions offices

I love talking to regular, non-nerdy folks about how they use their tech. I think it’s a great way to get out of my industry perspective bubble.

Medium is becoming an interesting writing community that actually pays

Medium has its pros and cons, but its membership program to pay writers seems to be growing. Maybe that’s a good thing.

I canceled our Amazon Prime membership

After a good night sleep and morning cup of coffee, I did it for two main reasons.

What if we didn’t have to grant access to *all* contacts?

Granting permission for an app or service to upload our contacts can…