Some of the real-world tools and toys I use each day.
How I became the stadium announcer for Stockade FC, the Hudson Valley's NPSL soccer team, at Dietz Stadium in Kingston, NY.
I'm moving on from Agrilyst to become a senior designer/developer at Dwell and Lightstock.
I wrote a piece for InVision on how designers can ask better questions, gain clearer insights, and use mental models to identify the right problems.
Some thoughts on the Southern Reach trilogy — the creepiest, weirdest, most dread-inducing thing I've ever read.
Becoming more focused by splitting tasks between the phone, tablet, and computer.
On making decisions based on how they expand or limit one's options.
I'd rather do one thing at a time than live in a constant state of partial attention.
When starting an online community, you are "the Abraham in the series of begats," setting the tone and defining the culture.
Taking some time to oneself, without any outside influences, is part of being a healthy person.
A list of current and upcoming books I'm reading this year, along with some thoughts on how and why.
There's growing evidence that writing long-hand has benefits that typing doesn't. I wish I'd developed better handwriting as a kid, but it's not too late to improve.
I wrote UX for the Enterprise, a piece that achieved moderate popularity on A List Apart.
I wrote over a hundred articles for The Industry over several years, first as a staff writer, then as opinion editor and finally managing editor. You can learn more here.