1. There are still amazing things out there
    This morning I got to see something I never could have imagined actually existed. It gave me so much joy that I spent the next few hours just allowing the world to amaze me. Sometimes wonderful things from 40 years ago can also be brand new. (Warning: contains references to pop culture figures and works that might induce nostalgia.)
  2. Delightful Associations
    I might see something out in the world. It triggers a gentle, pleasant, mental warmth, released by a fond memory.
  3. Using ChatGPT as a Proxy for Common Thought
    Earlier this week, as part of the first of a series of talks to a group of product creators, I referenced a list of characteristics of good leadership that was produced by ChatGPT. The use of this controversial technology seems to have upstaged my intention.
  4. A cup of tea, not a piece of cake
    The website wasn’t working. This website you’re reading now: It wasn’t working. Could I fix it by busying myself in a comfortable panic loop?
  5. Interrogating my semantic tendencies
    We all (should) know that introspection drives improvement and growth. But what if we believe something so intensely that it seems beyond conscious analysis? This is about semantic HTML and whether generic elements should even exist. Climb on board and strap in for the intersection of existentialism and web development that no one asked for.