2021-04-16: A sad end to a 115-day streak.

2021-04-09: I bought a ticket to attend this year’s 360|iDev remotely.

2021-03-31: A 100-day streak.

2021-03-27: Congratulations to @brentsimmons and the @NetNewsWire team on the launch of NetNewsWire 6.0 for Mac!

2021-03-10: Sean Harding (@sharding) on Twitter: How I got rejected from Apple’s App Store Small Business …

2021-03-04: Observations About HEY World Observations about HEY World: It provides full-text RSS feeds. It puts feed discovery tags in the …

2021-02-27: I just merged a pull request that represents 6 weeks of work.

2021-02-26: Open to accepting iOS and/or Win32/C/C++ side work… Contact Rob (@fahrni) if you are expanding your …

2021-02-16: New App Launch: Thought Detox for iPhone Congratulations, @AngeloStavrow!

2021-02-13: It’s not a January exception. It’s a President’s party controls 1/3 of the Senate exception.

2021-02-11: Excited to see that Arq 7 was released.

2021-02-11: I released Unread 2.5 with a significantly expanded free tier.

2021-02-08: A Fresh Start Great to see @danielpunkass working full-time on Red Sweater Software products again.

2021-01-20: The new White House website has an RSS feed.

2021-01-20: I love that Joe Biden thanked his predecessors who were there, and then saluted Jimmy Carter. No …

2021-01-20: “Ah, now Biff, I want to make sure that we get two coats of wax this time. Not just one.”

2021-01-20: A 30-day streak.

2021-01-20: Taking the day off.

2021-01-13: Impeached a second time. ⚖️

2021-01-11: Dan Sinker is rebooting impeachment.fyi. The site was a great news source during Trump’s first …

2021-01-07: Mark Zuckerberg: We believe the risks of allowing the President to continue to use our service …

2021-01-06: Barack Obama says it perfectly.

2021-01-06: “It’s time for Republicans to stand up and say this is wrong.” – Republicans who have said nothing …

2021-01-06: Georgia! And only two more weeks of lunacy from Pennsylvania Avenue.

2021-01-04: I will remember 2020 as the year I gained an appreciation for haircuts.

2021-01-01: In what is becoming a tradition for me, I started the new year by tidying and cleaning my office.

2021-01-01: 2020 is over.

2020-12-21: Updates to App Store Review Feed App Store Review Feed is a script that generates JSON feeds of App Store reviews. Apple makes …

2020-12-09: The most recent article in Barack Obama’s RSS feed from Medium contains only the first sentence and …

2020-12-01: I released Unread 2.4 with: Widget Improvements New Context Menu Option Layout Adjustments Messages …

2020-11-30: I didn’t keep up with this year’s Microblogvember challenge, but hopefully next year I …

2020-11-26: Happy Thanksgiving all. 🦃

2020-11-25: I thought he had already pardoned the turkey yesterday.

2020-11-20: Dan Moren at Six Colors: Quick Tip: Enable Touch ID for sudo I just did this, and then used …

2020-11-16: Me last week: Planning to hold off a few weeks or months before installing Big Sur Me tonight: 1.49 …

2020-11-14: I have been seeing mentions of Parler in the past few days and I did not know what it was. I finally …

2020-11-08: Rest in peace, Alex Trebek.

2020-11-08: Hey Siri, call the Four Seasons in Philadelphia.

2020-11-07: A shame that the Four Seasons Landscaping Company front step was unavailable for this event. Also, …

2020-11-07: My hopes have been inflated. But the random word generator is making this a bit too easy. 😁 …

2020-11-07: Joe Biden Succeeds Barack Obama as President of the United States After twelve years, Barack Obama’s time as President has come to an end. President Obama’s third …

2020-11-06: The Washington Post: USPS processed 150,000 ballots after Election Day, jeopardizing thousands of …

2020-11-04: The Washington Post: A North Dakota Republican died of covid-19 in October. He still won his …

2020-11-04: I worked at a polling location yesterday. We had a line out the door for the first two hours. We had …

2020-11-04:

2020-11-04: 😱

2020-11-03: November 3 is here. Let’s do this, America.

2020-11-02: Many of us are finding it difficult to concentrate. I know the #mbnov words are chosen randomly, but …

2020-11-02: Tuesday’s Election If you are eligible to vote in Tuesday’s election and have not already done so, please do so …

2020-11-01: Many of us are feeling dreary right now, but 🤞 for a good week.

2020-11-01: Nice shot.

2020-10-28: I signed up to call some Florida voters tomorrow.

2020-10-17: Today is the first day of in-person early voting in my city. I voted.

2020-10-15: This debate format is a huge improvement.

2020-10-14: Pod Save America has a new interview with Barack Obama.

2020-10-06: CocoaHeads Boston will meet online Thursday at 7:00 PM Boston time. @mitch will present “A few …

2020-10-02: I hope today’s news results in the other debates taking place with the candidates at different …

2020-10-02: “So much winning, you’ll be tired of winning.”

2020-09-29: This has been such a long year. What do you mean it was only 90 minutes?

2020-09-28: Sticky Widgets Brings Simple Sticky Notes to Your Home Screen — MacStories This is brilliant.

2020-09-25: Congratulations to Nikhil Nigade (@dezinezync) on the release of Elytra 2.0 for iOS and iPadOS. The …

2020-09-25: Congratulations to Rob Fahrni (@fahrni) on the release of Stream, an RSS reader for iOS. Stream …

2020-09-19: From Barack Obama’s Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Barack Obama: Four and a half years ago, when Republicans refused to hold a hearing or an …

2020-09-18: Rest in peace, Justice Ginsburg. Oh no.

2020-09-16: I released Unread 2.3. This update adds home screen widgets on devices running iOS 14.

2020-09-15: Perfect episode title from Upgrade: Why Tomorrow?

2020-09-15: Pending Apple Release.

2020-09-09: CocoaHeads Boston will meet online tomorrow evening. I have a presentation for the group on iOS 14 …

2020-09-07: I just merged a pull request with over two months of work. Bring on iOS 14.

2020-09-06: USA Today: To stop Trump, we need to vote in person, even if you have to crawl through broken glass

2020-09-02: I enjoyed working at the polls yesterday. I will do so again on November 3. I highly recommend it to …

2020-08-31: We have a primary here in Massachusetts tomorrow. I will be a poll worker for the first time in one …

2020-08-25: Another App Store Account Almost Terminated Zac Wood: Submitted a minor update for @AtticsApp after nearly two years on the App Store and …

2020-08-11: I find it interesting that Google pays Mozilla, Apple, and other companies to be the default search …

2020-08-11: CNN: Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s running mate I hoped that Kamala Harris would win the …

2020-08-10: The agenda for this week’s online CocoaHeads Boston meeting includes: Marc Prud’hommeaux …

2020-08-08: Postal Service overhauls leadership as Democrats press for investigation of mail delays – The …

2020-08-07: That feeling when you write code, Xcode tells you it can’t compile that code, but then Xcode …

2020-08-04: Charlie Monroe: Hello everyone, today I woke up to my developer account being suspended without a …

2020-08-03: In the time I have owned my house, I have had three or four different garbage disposals. Most were …

2020-08-02: Three years ago today: Golden Hill Software Acquires Unread

2020-07-29: “If App Stores are so great why is most Mac software sold outside the Mac App Store?” – John Gruber, …

2020-07-24: How did the inside of my iPhone case get so dirty?

2020-07-23: Trump’s Secret Police Force Trump has been undermining our institutions and the rule of law since the start of his 2016 …

2020-07-18: Rest in peace, John Lewis.

2020-07-17: Boston Globe: Federal officers in unmarked vans detain Portland, Ore., protesters We are all …

2020-07-16: I just released Unread 2.2. This update adds a variety of improvements including: Mail Article, …

2020-07-10: The firings of Sally Yates, Preet Bharara, and Jim Comey were compared to the Saturday Night …

2020-07-10: Zev Eisenberg built Half Keyboard as an accessibility feature proof of concept.

2020-07-07: CocoaHeads Boston will meet online this Thursday. New participants are always welcome. Being in the …

2020-07-04: My aging eyes are very happy about the larger text in the left window pane of Xcode 12.

2020-06-25: An Apple News widget responding to text size changes. I am fascinated by how it chooses which …

2020-06-24: Installing 14 on my carry phone.

2020-06-24: I had a great time at the Release Notes Happy Hour.

2020-06-24: Check out LIVE-ish concurrent with WWDC 2020 if you have not already done so.

2020-06-24: Unread had a bug that prevented it from launching on the iOS/iPadOS 14 beta. I just released a fix.

2020-06-23: WidgetKit is impressive, but the lack of scrolling is a big limitation.

2020-06-22: First Impressions of the WWDC Keynote This is a big year for the Mac. I am excited about Apple’s processors. I am leery of the user …

2020-06-22: Good to see Apple starting the keynote by acknowledging important issues: racism, the murder of …

2020-06-21: My WWDC Wish List: ARM Macs iPad multitasking improvements A Snow Leopard year for iOS Big App …

2020-06-20: Barr needs to grapple with the phrase “stepping down”. I am happy to see that Geoffrey Berman will …

2020-06-19: HEY and the App Store When Apple News initially became available and could include content from any RSS feed, I made my …

2020-06-18: Andy Ibanez: Please Help, Apple Is Threatening To Terminate My Apple Developer Account With No Clear …

2020-06-17: For fellow registered voters in Massachusetts: a petition to put ranked choice voting on the ballot.

2020-06-13: There was a good crowd today for the Black Lives Matter protest here in Haverhill, MA. I would guess …

2020-06-12: Before the 2016 election The Boston Globe posted a satirical front page detailing what a Trump …

2020-06-11: I am looking forward to tonight’s online CocoaHeads Boston meeting. New participants are always …

2020-06-07: This episode of 9to5Mac Watch Time with @ishabazz and @apollozac is an informative discussion of …

2020-06-02: What’s the plan now, America? Cedric L. Alexander at CNN: I am a black American man who has been privileged to serve in law …

2020-06-01: Sick to my stomach.

2020-05-28: Last night I went to bed happy that, for the first time this year, it was warm enough to sleep with …

2020-05-14: Thanks to @chuckjoiner for interviewing me about Unread 2 on MacVoices.

2020-05-05: CNN: A 5-year-old boy was pulled over in Utah on his way to California to try to buy a Lamborghini I …

2020-05-02: My “e” key is sticking. On my 16-inch.

2020-05-01: I was interviewed in this week’s Club MacStories newsletter about Unread 2 and my vision for …

2020-05-01: I am going to let the domain names trumpadministration.wtf and trumppresidency.wtf expire on June 1. …

2020-04-26: TIL: Stress dreams can have sequels.

2020-04-20: I released an update to Unread that adds full trackpad and mouse support, new keyboard shortcuts, …

2020-04-18: Last night I participated in an adult spelling bee via Zoom (running from a macOS volume dedicated …

2020-04-13: It looks like I cannot avoid Zoom, so I created a dedicated APFS volume and macOS installation for …

2020-04-13: This is an interesting new Inoreader feature. Convert Almost Any Webpage Into RSS Feed With …

2020-04-09: Hoping that the next iPhone adds Mask ID.

2020-04-08: Thanks to Macworld for reviewing Unread 2.

2020-04-08: Congratulations to Stefan Reitshamer on the release of Arq 6. I have been using Arq to back up my …

2020-03-25: Is it weird that my way of unwinding at the end of the day recently has been to watch Andrew Cuomo’s …

2020-03-22: My smoke detectors did not get the memo that this is not the best time to demand new batteries.

2020-03-17: I ran out of coffee a few days ago. Today I finally have a reason important enough to go into a …

2020-03-13: Watching Back to the Future. In 1985, 1955 looked like a much more innocent time.

2020-03-13: Pete Buttigieg guest-hosted Jimmy Kimmel last night. The monologue is hilarious.

2020-03-12: Tonight we had our Boston CocoaHeads meeting online. I missed the in-person interaction of our …

2020-03-12: In line at grocery store. There is one line snaked all the way to the back of the store. This is far …

2020-03-11: “Because a lot of people depend on the White House getting stuff right.” www.youtube.com/watch

2020-03-06: New CDC guidance says older adults should ‘stay at home as much as possible’ due to …

2020-03-03: I voted.

2020-03-03: Lets Encrypt is revoking some certificates on March 4. You can use an online tool to determine …

2020-03-02: My Primary Vote I vote in the primary tomorrow. I decided to vote for Elizabeth Warren. Since I do not have a …

2020-03-01: Safari Rejecting Long-Lived HTTPS Certificates The most recent episode of ATP has a good discussion regarding browsers rejecting certificates with …

2020-02-29: Joe Biden is projected to win South Carolina. My streak of incorrect predictions regarding US …

2020-02-27: Congratulations to @mattie on the launch of Chime, a Go editor for macOS.

2020-02-27: I shipped Unread 2! Improvements include: Automatic webpage text (Readability) for feeds that …

2020-02-19: This debate is by far the most fiery thus far.

2020-02-18: Interesting post: iOS Performance tips you probably didn’t know

2020-02-16: This episode of Stay Tuned is a fascinating interview of Dan Goldman, the lawyer who led the …

2020-02-13: We have a strong agenda for this evening’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting, with presentations by Marc …

2020-02-12: An episode of Stay Tuned where Preet Bharara (former US Attorney for SDNY) and Anne Milgram (former …

2020-02-11: If I was a gambler I would be losing a lot of money on the Iowa and New Hampshire results. A year …

2020-02-11: Starting in iOS 13.4, SSReadingList.default()?.addItem(...) prompts the user for consent before …

2020-02-10: I don’t see network/cable tv much these days. But I am sitting in a waiting room and have seen ads …

2020-02-07: Next week’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting should be a good one: Marc Prud’hommeaux is going to …

2020-02-05: Thank you, Mitt Romney.

2020-02-03: CNN: Stephen King quits Facebook over concerns of ‘false information’

2020-02-01: Reggy Bear is a clever app by @hyperjeff for testing regular expressions.

2020-01-31: I vividly remember saying shortly after the 2016 election that I was not sure this country in its …

2020-01-31: Rough start to the day. My car is in a repair shop five town away, getting a new alternator and …

2020-01-30: Current status: waiting for tow truck.

2020-01-29: The Washington Post: McConnell tells senators he doesn’t yet have votes to block witnesses in Trump …

2020-01-28: I wonder if a better approach to multitasking on iPad would be to let the user effectively divide …

2020-01-25: I deleted a post from this morning. After hearing the recording referred to in this article, I think …

2020-01-22: Would I be crazy to move to California just so I can vote for Adam Schiff?

2020-01-21: Reuters: Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained - sources via MacRumors

2020-01-16: The Washington Post: Gary Starkweather, inventor of the laser printer, dies at 81

2020-01-14: Magnet is a great window manager for macOS. Magnet lets you move windows to predefined locations via …

2020-01-13: My favorite Catalina feature is the native Find My app. It is convenient for quickly locating my …

2020-01-12: At the Providence Bruins game.

2020-01-11: I had a performance issue that I alleviated by porting some Swift code to Objective-C. That code …

2020-01-10: Fabián Cañas documented some quirky behavior around Swift and Objective-C interoperability related …

2020-01-09: Looking forward to this evening’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting.

2020-01-08: I installed Front and Center. It is too early to tell whether I will find it difficult to go back to …

2020-01-07: We are in a war that any other President would have avoided.

2020-01-06: Relieved to finally fix a nasty bug that hounded me for too long.

2020-01-05: 16-inch Macbook Pro after Almost Two Months I have been using my 16-inch MacBook Pro for almost two months. I wanted to share some thoughts on …

2020-01-03: Donald Trump on November 14, 2011: @BarackObama will attack Iran in the not too distant future …

2020-01-02: Next week’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting will include: Allie Mellen describing threats in mobile …

2020-01-01: I started off the year by reorganizing and tidying my office.

2019-12-31: I probably need a new year’s resolution a little more ambitious than “fix this stupid bug”.

2019-12-30: Now that I have a Mac with USB-C, I wish for a phone with USB-C. One cable could connect my Mac to …

2019-12-29: I am good at thinking of great Christmas present ideas right after the holiday is over.

2019-12-28: Michael Tsai’s blog: Apple News No Longer Supports RSS

2019-12-27:

2019-12-26: I know someone has me figured out when I get a bag of meat and beer for Christmas. 🎄

2019-12-25: I don’t have a favorite Christmas movie, but I like every Aaron Sorkin Christmas episode of The West …

2019-12-21: Episode 400 of the Core Intuition podcast is fantastic. @danielpunkass and @manton had special guest …

2019-12-19: I had to sign in to pbs.org in order to watch the debate with the PBS Apple TV app.

2019-12-18: ⚖️

2019-12-17: Good turnout for the impeachment rally on this cold and rainy evening.

2019-12-16: A reminder that protests for impeachment are on for tomorrow night. I am going to the event on the …

2019-12-15: This post by @BigZaphod pointed me in the right direction in tracking down some background crashes.

2019-12-14: There will be protests across the country for impeachment Tuesday evening.

2019-12-14: I just submitted a detailed Feedback Assistant report regarding kernel panics on my 16-inch MacBook …

2019-12-13: I called the office of my congresswoman, Lori Trahan, and asked that she vote in favor of the …

2019-12-12: I am not going to reveal it right now, but I have set a deadline for shipping Unread 2.

2019-12-12: CocoaHeads Boston meets tonight.

2019-12-11: Open Links in Safari, Not Safari View Controller I disagree, but the article makes a sound argument.

2019-12-10: This page now has audio from the public impeachment hearings of the House Judiciary Committee that …

2019-12-09: Thought exercise: what if it was the Supreme Court instead of the Senate that would vote on the …

2019-12-08: A particularly good episode of Mac Power Users: Developer Roundtable with @kcase, @dteare, and …

2019-12-07: CocoaHeads Boston will meet this coming Thursday. Fabián Cañas will present Unexpected Behavior with …

2019-12-06: Donald Trump Is a Clear and Present Danger to the 2020 Election – by Anne Milgram, former Attorney …

2019-12-05: Save Democracy. Unfriend Facebook —Renée Graham, Boston Globe

2019-12-04: In-app Purchase Availability for a New App New apps often become available in the App Store a few minutes or hours before their in-app …

2019-12-03: Congratulations to @danielpunkass on the release of Blank Ink 2, a great Mac crossword puzzle app.

2019-12-02: Express Mode and Power Reserve State Ryan Christoffel at MacStories: One particularly interesting detail about Express Mode is that it …

2019-12-02: The first snowstorm of the season is here.

2019-12-01: I strayed from the prompt words, but I wrote at least one micropost each day in November. I hope to …

2019-11-30: The most recent episode of Upgrade has a good conversation about Trump’s press event at the Mac Pro …

2019-11-29: At the Garden for the Bruins game.

2019-11-28: Happy Thanksgiving. 🦃

2019-11-27: I walk five miles almost every day. I have a 59-day streak going. My phone was apparently in a weird …

2019-11-26: I just finished an Unread feature that took about a month of development work.

2019-11-25: My 16-inch MacBook Pro has otherwise been fantastic, but it crashed three times when I was not using …

2019-11-24: With my new 16-inch MacBook Pro it takes 90 seconds to build and archive Unread. With my 2012 it …

2019-11-23: I received my 16-inch MacBook Pro today. It is a very nice and fast machine. I will post a build …

2019-11-22: Sorry to see the Independence podcast come to an end. Thanks for the great show.

2019-11-21: If I was running for President, my campaign promise would be the return of slow news days.

2019-11-20: I am looking for a podcast feed with recordings of the public impeachment hearings.

2019-11-19: TIL: While he was President, Gerald Ford personally testified before Congress to defend his pardon …

2019-11-18: My dream Apple product is an “iMac without the computer” for docking a MacBook Pro. You would …

2019-11-17: No spoilers here, but this week’s The Morning Show ended in a way that left me more surprised and …

2019-11-16: Impeachment Hearing Audio Files This might interest you if you are looking for an easy way to listen …

2019-11-16: I am temporarily driving a car with CarPlay. Having Apple Maps on the in-dash display is very nice.

2019-11-15: UIViewPreviewProvider is a helper class for displaying UIViews inside the Xcode preview canvas meant …

2019-11-14: Wrapping up a presentation for tonight‘s CocoaHeads Boston meeting.

2019-11-13: I ordered a 16” MacBook Pro. My current computer has served me well for seven years, but I think it …

2019-11-12: Excited for the rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro announcement.

2019-11-11: CocoaHeads Boston will meet this Thursday.

2019-11-10: Attention to detail FTW: Castro servers were briefly down for maintenance earlier today. While they …

2019-11-09: I do not often get interested in new TV shows, but I am hooked on The Morning Show.

2019-11-08: DevCleaner is a Mac app that deletes Xcode files that are no longer needed, such as device support …

2019-11-07: My favorite non-tech podcast right now is CAFE Insider. Preet Bharara (former US Attorney) and Anne …

2019-11-06: Looking forward to tonight‘s NSHappyHour.

2019-11-05: Democrat Beshear is apparent winner in Kentucky governor race over Republican Bevin in blow to …

2019-11-05: I voted.

2019-11-04: RSS.app is a service that generates RSS feeds for web pages that do not have feeds.

2019-11-03: I was, and still am, excited for Sidecar. But it is not supported on either my Mac or my iPad.

2019-11-02: I have stayed on Mojave until now, but I think it is time to upgrade. Installing Catalina.

2019-11-01: About a month ago I removed a bunch of keys from my keyring. I don’t recall what most of those keys …

2019-10-29: A 30-day streak.

2019-10-17: Rest in peace, Elijah Cummings.

2019-10-10: Looking forward to tonight‘s CocoaHeads Boston meeting.

2019-10-09: CNN: Turkey begins military offensive in Syria, days after Trump announced pullback of US troops …

2019-10-07: CocoaHeads Boston will meet this Thursday evening. The agenda includes: • Chris Ladd describing his …

2019-10-04: FB7347486: Scrolling issue with WKWebViews, images when scrollView.clipsToBounds is false

2019-10-04: I deleted my Facebook account. I should have done so years ago. This was the final straw.

2019-10-01: Kamala Harris says Trump’s Twitter account should be suspended –Chandelis Duster, CNN It astounds me …

2019-09-29:

2019-09-27: FB7328369: Need a way to apply custom colors and fonts to context menus

2019-09-27: The word impeachable connotes that one is looking for a reason to impeach. Impeachment-worthy is …

2019-09-25: Transcript of Trump’s call with Ukrainian president shows him offering U.S. assistance for Biden …

2019-09-24: I called Congresswoman Lori Trahan to push for the immediate impeachment of Trump. Please call your …

2019-09-20: FB7302215: Accessibility: Need a way to increase text size in Xcode source list / left pane

2019-09-19: I released an Unread update with support for dark mode on iOS 13. You select one theme for light …

2019-09-12: We have a solid agenda for tonight‘s CocoaHeads Boston meeting.

2019-09-11: Xcode 11 and iOS 11 This looks important: Please note that apps built with Xcode 11 using named colors may experience …

2019-09-10: Excited for the Apple event.

2019-09-08: CocoaHeads Boston will meet this Thursday. The agenda includes these presentations: How to build an …

2019-09-07: I saw two deer when while out for a walk.

2019-09-05: FB7213631: App switcher snapshots showing web views do not correctly reflect the dark mode/light …

2019-09-04: Looking forward to tonight’s NSHappyHour.

2019-08-28: I just installed the new 13.1 beta (replacing iOS 12.4.1) on my carry iPhone.

2019-08-28: I am feeling relieved and excited to merge a pull request containing a feature I have been working …

2019-08-26: Congratulations to @brentsimmons and team on the release of NetNewsWire 5 for Mac.

2019-08-19: Congratulations to @aleen on the release of her book, App Launch Map. I purchased my copy.

2019-08-16: Ashoka Mukpo on the ACLU blog: A senior corrections officer at the Wyatt Detention Facility in …

2019-08-15: Today’s episode of Core Intuition has a great conversation about the Automattic-Tumblr merger.

2019-08-06: The most recent episode of Pod Save America has a powerful interview with Beto O‘Rourke. It starts …

2019-08-05: CocoaHeads Boston will meet this Thursday. The agenda includes Marc Respass talking about …

2019-07-29:

2019-07-29: View of Boston from the SwiftFest cruise.

2019-07-29: I hit a big development milestone this morning. I will be at SwiftFest later today, after a mid-day …

2019-07-28: That feeling when you’re a few hours away from finishing a development task for about a week.

2019-07-28: Better to have a few rats than to be one The Baltimore Sun Editorial Board: We would tell the most dishonest man to ever occupy the Oval …

2019-07-14: Finale: Supertop & Friends is a great final episode to the Supertop Podcast.

2019-07-10: I can’t make it tomorrow evening’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting, but it should be a good one. …

2019-07-09: If you have ever installed Zoom on your Mac – even if think you have since deleted it – read this …

2019-06-26: Impressed by the folks at Wayfair who walked out today. Hundreds of Wayfair employees stage walkout; …

2019-06-26: Wayfair workers plan walkout in protest of company‘s bed sales to migrant camps

2019-06-22: Here’s what to do if ICE shows up at your door

2019-06-18: Watching the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.

2019-06-17: I just announced the Business Model and Pricing for Unread 2.

2019-06-15: I may take Marco Arment’s approach to releasing a big new version this summer and dropping support …

2019-06-15: The current shipping version of Unread supports iOS versions 10 through 12. It is quickly becoming …

2019-06-15: Good crowd at the Boston Rally to Impeach Trump.

2019-06-15: I will be at the Boston Rally to Impeach Trump today on the Boston Common at 1:00. There are also …

2019-06-13: Tonight’s CocoaHeads Boston agenda includes: A SwiftUI presentation by Marc Prud’hommeaux A …

2019-06-12: I had a build In Review for over 48 hours, until I Developer Rejected it. Its successor was In …

2019-06-09: In Review for 24 hours. 😰

2019-06-07: This blog post added a few things to my list of WWDC announcements to check out: WWDC 2019 - The …

2019-06-07: I want to release a major upgrade this summer. Struggling with existing functionality that won’t …

2019-06-05: CocoaHeads Boston will meet next Thursday, June 13. The agenda includes a presentation on SwiftUI by …

2019-06-05: I think there is a squirrel living in the walls of my house.

2019-06-05: There will be nationwide rallies for impeachment on Saturday, June 15. The Boston event will be on …

2019-06-04: A “git bisect” kind of day.

2019-06-04: SwiftFest is coming back to Boston. July 29-30.

2019-06-03: Despite my annoyance at the Mac Pro pricing, I am very excited by today’s keynote. Even without the …

2019-06-03: Waiting at a bar inside North Station/Boston Garden for my commuter rail train. It’s getting …

2019-06-03: Honestly, I thought the Mac Pro would start at $5k (without a display) and would have iMac Pro-like …

2019-06-03: Thoughts from today’s announcements: Project Catalyst looks promising. The Mac Pro looks …

2019-06-03: Waiting for the train to Boston for the CocoaHeads keynote viewing party. I feel particularly …

2019-06-02: Waiting for Review. (This is a pre-beta build I submitted in order to get in-app purchases approved, …

2019-06-02: I envy folks spending this week in San Jose, but I am also excited to watch the Keynote and …

2019-06-01: New iPod Touch purchased and configured. Provisioning profiles updated. Ready for iOS 13 beta.

2019-05-29: CocoaHeads Boston will be hosting a viewing party for the WWDC Keynote and Platforms State of the …

2019-05-28: Anne Milgram, a former New Jersey Attorney General, tries to read Rod Rosenstein’s absurd …

2019-05-25: I am debating whether to upgrade my 2012 Retina MacBook Pro. I wish a service existed that allowed …

2019-05-21: Mac Open Web is a new website by @brian. It lists indie Mac, iOS, and web apps that help promote the …

2019-05-19: At McCoy Stadium watching the Pawtucket Red Sox.

2019-05-18: Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us? I am happy both for Micro.blog and for the IndieWeb community at …

2019-05-14: This needs to be signal boosted: Before Trump’s purge at DHS, top officials challenged plan for mass …

2019-05-11: Becky Hansmeyer (@becky): $5 should be the absolute rock bottom price for a quality indie app, full …

2019-05-10: Dan Shaughnessy, The Boston Globe: The White House Thursday morning sent out a scheduled post on …

2019-05-09: An end to my 105-day streak.

2019-05-09: This evening’s CocoaHeads Boston meeting will include talks by Zev Eisenberg, Erik Price, and me.

2019-05-08: I’m claiming executive privilege to prevent the release of a report that exonerates me.

2019-05-08: Congratulations to Zev Eisenberg on shipping Jugglebot. From the App Store description: Type in …

2019-05-05: Radar 50480706: Opening links to iTunes music, videos, podcasts, apps

2019-05-04: Radar 50474232: Cannot create a UIKeyCommand with command-period

2019-05-03: I started 2019 with a significant weight loss goal. Today I reached my target weight. Coincidentally …

2019-05-01: Looking forward to NSHappyHour tonight.

2019-05-01: Robert Mueller’s letter to Barr has been released, and it is damning.

2019-04-26: I just called my Congressional representatives (Lori Trahan, Elizabeth Warren, and Ed Markey) asking …

2019-04-25: Congratulations to Silvio Rizzi on the release of Reeder 4.

2019-04-24:

2019-04-24: My dilemna for this morning is what to do with seldom (but not never) used preference settings. Keep …

2019-04-21: FYI, a friend of mine is selling a 13-inch 2017 MacBook Air. I can vouch for the seller.

2019-04-19: Democrats’ Impeachment Panic Is Endangering the Country I am torn on this. We desperately need for …

2019-04-17: I got to spend some time earlier this week in the White Mountains.

2019-04-10: This is a first: an accountant told me I was organized.

2019-04-10: Tomorrow evening at CocoaHeads Boston, Ayal Spitz will present “Parsing Sketch Files for Fun and …

2019-04-05: I find it very frustrating to work on a project with an indecisive product owner. Especially when I …

2019-04-03: Looking forward to tonight‘s NSHappyHour.

2019-04-01: Stack Overflow on April 1

2019-03-24: I don’t think “the Office of the Special Counsel did not indict me” is the campaign slogan I would …

2019-03-24: Still a long way to go, but making good progress.

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 …

2018-10-28: 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.