2019-03-15: “Apple likes to brag about how much money they’ve paid to developers, but they leave out how much …

2019-03-14: Excited to read that Beto O’Rourke is running in 2020.

2019-03-13: At tomorrow’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting, Marc Prud’hommeaux will present “Fun with Swift Keypaths”. …

2019-02-27: I am looking for examples of iOS apps that effectively but unobtrusively convey information about …

2019-02-22: A 30-day streak.

2019-02-20: It feels good to declare “finished” with development of a feature that required 8 months of work.

2019-02-18: Pictures from the protest

2019-02-18: At a protest at Harvard Square against the national security declaration.

2019-02-17: There are numerous rapid response protests happening tomorrow in response to the Trump’s national …

2019-02-15: Proud to be from Massachusetts. Former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld says he will challenge …

2019-02-11: Interesting news: the hosted Mercury Parser API is being shut down, but the source code is now …

2019-02-08: I think we have a particularly interesting agenda for next week’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting. Local …

2019-02-06: Tonight’s NSHappyHour is at Bit Bar, a bar with retro video games. I am reminded of the scene in …

2019-02-06: Looking forward to NSHappyHour at Bit Bar tonight.

2019-02-03: As of 2000, the Patriots had never won a Super Bowl. The Red Sox had most recently won a World …

2019-02-03: Let’s do this, Patriots.

2019-02-01: If you missed but want to hear CNN‘s town hall with Kamala Harris, it is available as a podcast …

2019-01-30: Well done, Apple. Apple blocks Facebook from running its internal iOS apps

2019-01-25: Merry Indictment Day.

2019-01-23: The end of a 27-day streak.

2019-01-23: “Checkmate.” – Nancy Pelosi www.cnn.com/2019/01/2…

2019-01-16: I think this page might be a bit out of date. “CNN Video is best viewed using Netscape 4.0 or above …

2019-01-12: Find My iPhone saves the day. I won’t make the mistake of wearing AirPods while taking out the …

2019-01-09: Local iOS and Mac developers, please join us Thursday for CocoaHeads Boston. The agenda includes: …

2019-01-06: Trump inclined to declare national emergency if talks continue to stall – CNN If he does, he should …

2018-12-24: Wishing a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my Micro.blog friends and RSS followers.

2018-12-11: The Sundar Pichai Hearing Was a Major Missed Opportunity Issie Lapowsky, Wired: Later, Rep. Ted Lieu, also of California, carried all the weight for Pichai …

2018-12-11: CocoaHeads Boston will meet this Thursday. @mitch will present “Adding MDM Configuration Support to …

2018-11-23: I did not think I would like Mojave’s Dark Mode, but after trying it for a few months I find Light …

2018-11-20: A great interview of Barack Obama by David Axelrod.

2018-11-19: Saturday: Call plumber because heat stopped working. Monday: Call plumber because water heater …

2018-11-19: That feeling when you have to call a plumber to fix your gas water heater two days after you had a …

2018-11-09: I enabled cross-posting from Micro.blog to Mastodon.

2018-11-09: I could not make it to this evening’s protests, but I am grateful for everyone who did show up to …

2018-11-08: There will be a nation-wide rapid response protest at 5:00 PM local time today. The Boston event …

2018-11-07: Rapid response protests are happening across the country at 5pm local time Thursday. …

2018-11-07: Well, that (relatively) good feeling didn’t last long. Trump fired Jeff Sessions. According to this …

2018-11-07: I released Unread and Feed Hawk updates to support the 2018 iPad Pro. The Unread update required …

2018-11-07: CNN reports that Stacey Abrams is not conceding yet. It’s a long shot, but the numbers are close and …

2018-11-07: Not a perfect election night, but we got a House of Representatives interested in fulfilling its …

2018-11-06: Happy to see Elizabeth Warren win by a huge margin. She was running against Geoff Diehl, who was …

2018-11-06: NBC News is already calling it for Elizabeth Warren, but the Boston Globe has no results yet.

2018-11-06: Good morning. Let’s do this, America.

2018-11-05: Spending the day reloading fivethirtyeight.com will help, right?

2018-11-05: CocoaHeads Boston will meet this Thursday evening. The agenda includes Stefan Reitshamer discussing …

2018-11-04: Tuesday’s Election Barack Obama: You’ve got to vote. When you vote, you’ve got the power to make it easier to afford …

2018-10-30: It’s a good thing I’m not a gambler. I’d have bet good money against both a new MacBook Air and a …

2018-10-29: Boston 2002, after the Patriots win the Superbowl: announcement that there will be a parade 2 days …

2018-10-28: World Series champions.

2018-10-28: OK Red Sox, let’s do this.

2018-10-27: No score in the fifth inning. Tonight’s game could be another long one. Random trivia: the …

2018-10-26: Early voting FTW.

2018-10-25: Congratulations to Stefan Reitshamer on the launch of Arq Cloud Backup. With Arq Cloud Backup, you …

2018-10-24: The most recent episode of Crooked Conversations has an interesting interview with Bozoma Saint …

2018-10-11: We have a great agenda for this evening’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting. Local iOS and Mac developers, …

2018-10-08: The midterm election is less than a month away. This is a great time to check on your voter …

2018-10-06: I generally like dark mode in Mojave, but when enabled I find it difficult to look at a breakpoint …

2018-10-04: We have a solid agenda for this month’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting: Novall Khan will present Pros …

2018-10-03: Alerted.

2018-10-03: Reminder (for those of us in the US): FEMA will send a Presidential Alert test to our phones at …

2018-10-03: Looking forward to NSHappyHour tonight.

2018-09-23: Periodic reminder that there will be a nationwide rapid response protest if Trump fires Robert …

2018-09-21: Seen while out for a walk.

2018-09-19: Subscribe to Feed I missed this when it happened. Subscribe to Feed, a macOS Safari extension by @danielpunkass that …

2018-09-13: Boston Globe: Fire, explosions due to gas main explosion reported in Lawrence area “Firefighters …

2018-09-13: CocoaHeads Boston meets tonight. Hope to see you there.

2018-09-12: Observations about the new phones: Safe insets across all iPhone X variants are identical. The …

2018-09-12: The comparison page for new iPhone X models is up. The iPhone XR has a larger screen than the XS.

2018-09-12: The new phones look fantastic, but I wish that the X R focussed on reduced physical size instead of …

2018-09-12: I spent a month using an Apple Watch, and it didn’t stick for me. But these hardware …

2018-09-12: This is the first time in many years I’ve watched an Apple event live without being glued to …

2018-09-07: President Obama is not mincing words on the importance of voting in November.

2018-09-06: I am trying to understand what happened with regard to Cory Booker. Initially it seemed like he put …

2018-09-05: Looking forward to NSHappyHour tonight.

2018-09-04: Big Massachusetts primary news: Capuano concedes to Pressley in congressional race

2018-09-04: We have a great agenda for next week’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting: Sean Olszewski presenting …

2018-09-03: Tomorrow is primary day here in Massachusetts. Vote.

2018-09-02: Massachusetts folks, remember that the primary is Tuesday. The Secretary of the Commonwealth has a …

2018-08-31: Nice detail in Due 3: when you mark an item done, an “Undo Mark Done” button appears for a few …

2018-08-29: The most recent episode of The Wilderness, a podcast exploring how the Democratic Party can regain …

2018-08-25: Rest in peace, Senator McCain.

2018-08-21: “I hire the best people.”

2018-08-16: I really like the Magic Mouse, but I do not want to deal with Bluetooth flakiness or batteries …

2018-08-15: Too little, too late. Washington Post: Twitter suspends far-right conspiratorial commentator Alex …

2018-08-13: Massachusetts friends: This page allows you to check or update your voter registration, and to …

2018-08-13: Appreciating that I have been using curl for almost 20 years. It is so useful for troubleshooting a …

2018-08-12: I am now on Mastodon as well: mastodon.social@johnbrayton

2018-08-11: Something I did not realize until now: you can format json on the command line by piping it to …

2018-08-11: I should have done this a long time ago.

2018-08-03:

2018-08-03: Manton Reece (@manton): The fact that Apple is bringing in so much money from services — nearly as …

2018-08-02: One year ago today: https://www.goldenhillsoftware.com/2017/08/golden-hill-software-acquires-unread/

2018-07-16: This would be a great time for the impeachment process to begin.

2018-07-09: We have a particularly good agenda for this month’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting. …

2018-07-07: A petition asking Northeastern University to drop its contract with ICE

2018-07-06: Operation Clean Office was a success.

2018-07-06: There was a great panel discussion about subscription pricing at AltConf. The video is now online …

2018-06-30: Photos from Families Belong Together Rally in Boston

2018-06-30: Ready for the Families Belong Together march and rally.

2018-06-29: The Families Belong Together protests are tomorrow. I am going to the Boston march and rally.

2018-06-24: Details for the rally in Boston on Saturday: Together & Free: Rally Against Family Separation

2018-06-18: Beautiful view of Boston Harbor

2018-06-18: Thank you, Governor Baker. Baker Cancels National Guard Deployment To Border, Citing ‘Inhumane’ …

2018-06-18: On my way to Boston for SwiftFest.

2018-06-18: Jean MacDonald (@macgenie): It’s my birthday eve but I couldn’t sleep. I don’t feel like …

2018-06-16: Earlier this week I wrote: Massachusetts folks: Senator Warren will have a town hall on Sunday in …

2018-06-14: Massachusetts folks: Senator Warren will have a town hall on Sunday in Newburyport.

2018-06-13: CocoaHeads Boston will be tomorrow evening. The agenda includes: Brad Smith will give a …

2018-06-12: Thanks to @chuckjoiner for talking with me on MacVoices about WWDC announcements, Unread, and more. …

2018-06-10: I’m installing beta 1 on my carry iPhone. This is a first.

2018-06-08: It was great to see and meet so many people in San Jose. I am flying out early tomorrow morning. …

2018-06-08: After a week of paying $12 for a coffee and pastry for breakfast, this doesn’t sound like a terrible …

2018-06-07: Good street name.

2018-06-06: Learning about Vapor, a server-side Swift framework: vapor.codes

2018-06-05: Had a great time at the micro.blog meetup!

2018-06-05: Radar 40809553: ASWebAuthenticationSession and HTTPS Callback URLs

2018-06-05: SFAuthenticationSession is being replaced by ASWebAuthenticationSession. It still only works if the …

2018-06-04: There is a try! Swift San Jose event on Friday. www.tryswift.co/events/20…

2018-06-04: My Keynote Wish List iPad split view / slide over improvements – especially the ability to put another app to the left or …

2018-06-02: I’m off to San Jose. If you see me, please say “hi”. If you want to meet up, get in touch.

2018-05-31: wasteofmoney.com was already taken, so…

2018-05-31: The “President” who claimed to deserve a Nobel Peace Prize for setting up a meeting with Kim Jong-un …

2018-05-31: For Boston folks who are staying local for WWDC, CocoaHeads Boston will have its annual WWDC Keynote …

2018-05-21: Congratulations to Supertop (@padraig and Oisín) on the launch of Castro 3! Major improvements …

2018-05-14: Call your senators if there is any chance of them not voting for net neutrality. Senator Ed Markey: …

2018-05-09: CocoaHeads Boston is tomorrow: • Jason Wolkovitz will demo a Mac app that translates …

2018-05-08: I have no words.

2018-05-04: I changed my Twitter account passwords. Also I got login via app-based 2fa working for my Twitter …

2018-04-26: Senator Warren is holding a town hall event in Lowell Friday evening. The stated focus is the opioid …

2018-04-25: The Sweet Setup updated their pick for the best RSS app for iPhone and iPad. They chose Unread!

2018-04-25: I just finished migrating the web views in Unread from UIWebView to WKWebView. The user experience …

2018-04-23: I released Unread 1.9.3. Unread will no longer display the “Untitled” header on articles that do not …

2018-04-22: This CSS augments the Micro.blog Default theme by adding horizontal rules between posts. …

2018-04-18: I recently deleted my Twitter client from my iPhone. That has helped me reduce my use of Twitter. I …

2018-04-14: This is not my best protest sign, but I am ready and excited for the March for Science.

2018-04-13: Looking forward to the March for Science being held tomorrow. March For Science Boston March For …

2018-04-11: If you have not already done so, please call your Senators to demand that they support the Special …

2018-04-09: Reminder: there will be a rapid response protest in the event that Trump fires Rod Rosenstein or …

2018-04-08: Reminder: CocoaHeads Boston will be this Thursday evening.

2018-04-08: I am going to Senator Markey’s town hall in Brockton later today.

2018-04-02: Massachusetts folks: Senator Warren is having a town hall in Dorchester on Thursday. Senator Markey …

2018-03-24: Photos from the Boston March For Our Lives

2018-03-24: Pictures from the March For Our Lives in Boston

2018-03-23: No WWDC ticket for me, but I am going to San Jose for AltConf.

2018-03-23: March For Our Lives is tomorrow, here in Boston and in cities worldwide. I can’t make it, but I hope …

2018-03-19: This would be a good time to call your representatives in Congress and ask that they do everything …

2018-03-17: Reminder: There will be rapid response protests across the country in the event that Trump fires …

2018-03-14: I wrote a script to make it easier to keep up with App Store reviews via RSS. I also wrote a blog …

2018-03-13: I like many things about micro.blog, but this might be my favorite feature: …

2018-03-12: I just released Unread 1.9.1 with support for Feedbin saved searches, haptic feedback improvements, …

2018-03-07: Pictures from the 2018 Boston/Cambridge Women’s March. These are a little old now, but I wanted something to check out Sunlit.

2018-02-26: A blog post regarding a bug that I think affects numerous iPad apps, along with code to fix it: …

2018-02-22: Merry Indictment Day! www.cnn.com/2018/02/2…

2018-02-21: I just released Unread 1.9 with a new design for the iPhone X, support for Inoreader, and much more.

2018-02-19: The two most recent episodes of AppStories have been about RSS readers and related tools: …

2018-02-05: Rest in peace, John Mahoney. www.cnn.com/2018/02/0…

2018-01-20: Pictures From the Cambridge/Boston Women’s March 2018 virtualsanity.com/201801/pi…

2018-01-19: Going to the Cambridge/Boston Women’s March tomorrow: www.facebook.com/events/40…

2018-01-13: I just watched David Letterman’s interview of President Obama: www.netflix.com/title/802… …

2018-01-10: Linode customers may wish to read this post regarding Meltdown and Spectre and keep an eye on …

2018-01-03: New Hampshire friends: please contact your state legislators asking that they stop this: …

2018-01-03: 2018 New Years Resolution: Use micro.blog or my (macro) blog and mirror to Twitter whenever …

2017-12-10: Testing I’m experimenting with MarsEdit 4 + Micro.blog. Please excuse the noise.

2017-10-17: Please help support App Camp For Girls’ Indiegogo campaign: ac4g.releasenotes.tv

2017-10-15: Through security. Coffee and breakfast acquired. BOS -> MDW for Release Notes.

2017-10-06: Radar 34865052: Issues Programmatically Scrolling to Bottom of Table or to Last Table Cell …

2017-10-06: Three pieces of legislation designed to protect Mueller’s investigation: …

2017-10-03: Senator Markey is having a town hall in Peabody next Tuesday, October 10. …

2017-09-30: Indivisible published a guide on how we can help with the crisis in Puerto Rico. …

2017-09-30: I am enjoying Preet Bharara’s new podcast, “Stay Tuned with Preet”. www.wnyc.org/shows/pre…

2017-09-28: I’m going to the Release Notes conference! 2017.releasenotes.tv

2017-06-21: I’m enraged. thehill.com/blogs/blo…

2017-06-21: TFW you dislike talking on the phone so much that you end up with a day-long task list of making …

2017-06-10: I wouldn’t buy this but I like it.

2017-06-05: WWDC Hopes: • Faster Swift compilation • More Swift/Xcode stability • New iOS Siri APIs • Client …

2017-06-03: Brilliant.

2017-06-02: Trump administration rolls out social media vetting of visa applicants …

2017-05-29: Prediction: Trump makes a Memorial Day speech somewhere all about the great sacrifice…he is making …

2017-05-19: Happy to see JSON Feed: a more modern and compact format for news feeds. jsonfeed.org

2017-05-06: Interesting to see Phil Schiller promote subscription pricing as a better strategy than upgrade …

2017-05-05: Great analysis of the House ACA vote on the newest Pod Save America episode. …

2017-04-25: Hello world.