At the end of October, I took plunge and pre-ordered a Google Pixel 3. Prior to November 1st, I'd never owned a smart phone other an iPhone. On July 11, 2009 I traded in my Motorola flip phone for an iPhone 3G and have never looked back. So this switch to Android is definitely a … Continue reading Living with an Android
For Christmas, Santa brought me an Amazon Echo Plus, a gift I didn't know I wanted. Over the holiday break I've been taking a deep dive into most of its features - including dabbling with writing an app skill. It's a great device, here are the highlights. Privacy & Security Even though I've become accustom … Continue reading My week with Alexa
In this video, experience professionals make one of the most dangerous jobs I've ever seen, look as mundane as me writing this post from the comfort of my own home. Literally everything in this scene could kill or maim any of these guys if someone loses focus. I'm having a bit of a hard time … Continue reading Roughnecks on the job.
I have been experiencing an unusual burst of adventure and excitement surrounding some of the tools I use. Over the past week and a half I have been trying out Nylas N1 as my daily email client. Nylas is an open source, extensible email client. It follows the recent software development trend of editors like … Continue reading Nylas, an email client for 2016