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: Moving to zmh.org As a birthday present, I purchased and migrated to a new personal domain name. To mark the occasion, …

: 📍 Big Sky, Montana

: History is not true. You can change history. The actual factual events are such a small part of the …

: Chief Justice John Roberts on Bad Luck From time to time in the years to come, I hope you will be treated unfairly, so that you will come …

: Mike Krieger: I’ll share a funny anecdote about the Explore experiment. Facebook has all these …

: 📷 Bad news: I accidentally left my bag on a train at Grand Central Station today. Good news: While …

: Hit a 400 day streak learning French on Duolingo today! Started as a New Years Resolution in 2022 …

: Daily 140 and Macaw, RIP (2014 - 2023) Last month, after almost exactly ten years, my side projects Daily 140 and Macaw stopped sending out …

: Gorgeous reimagining of the tape recorder from Teenage Engineering, complete with a spinning tape …

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📷 Just discovered Poolsuite.fm’s Are.na board — such great vintage and design inspiration:

: 🗺️ India Delhi architecture Walking around Agra The Taj Mahal

: 🗺️ Singapore The National Orchid Garden Raffles Hotel Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, and the National …

: Migrating from Medium to Micro.blog As part of my annual website cleanup, I’m moving off Medium to Micro.blog. A few of the steps …

: 🗺️ San Francisco, CA 

: 🗺️ Mexico City

: Spring cleaning A running list of things that are easy to forget, relatively quick to do, and make your life easier …

: Flashlights Recently purchased the Sofirn BLF SP36 Research Mainly the Reddit flashlight forum, this thread in …

: Moccamaster coffee makers I’ve been using a Moccamaster for the past two years and love the way it makes coffee. …

: Vacuums Recently upgraded my Dyson v7 to a Dyson v11 after the battery ran out. The v11 has a larger bin, …

: Engineering Serendipity The art and science of creating chance This post was originally published on Medium in 2015. In 2014 …

: The 20 Best Lessons from Social Psychology Last spring, I took a class on social psychology. It was one of the most useful classes I’ve ever …