Blog of the Day on Logic + Emotion

David Armano, the insightful and venerated master blogger behind Logic + Emotion, has named Pleasure & Pain his “Blog of the Day.” I’m honored that he thinks I’m one to watch, and I deeply appreciate his kind words. Read his post and you’ll understand my pure delight. David and I worked together, albeit briefly, while [Keep Reading…]

Twitter Blocks

When we live in a virtual world, who are our neighbors? And our neighbors’ neighbors? The amazing fact of the Internet is that we’re capable of living in thousands of places simultaneously. But how do all of those places connect? When it comes to Twitter, it’s easy enough to see who you’re following. But do [Keep Reading…]

Firefox 3 Beta 3 vs. Firefox 2.0

On February 12, Mozilla made Firefox 3 Beta 3 available for download. They call this a developer release for testing purposes only, but with all the cool features I’ve been hearing about I just couldn’t resist. For those of you who aren’t as willing to ignore small bugs and usability flaws — I work on [Keep Reading…]

Nine Reasons Why I Love the Roomba

My manager Josh talks about his Roomba a lot. His family owns two — one for each floor of their house — and he swears it has helped to avert arguments with his wife because they no longer have to vacuum. Despite the fact that I live in a studio and basically have no excuse [Keep Reading…]

My MacBook Air finally arrived!

I ordered a MacBook Air the day of the Steve Jobs keynote at MacWorld Expo, and today the package arrived, four days ahead of schedule. Specs: 13.3-inch glossy widescreen LED screen 2GB memory 1.80GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor 64GB solid-state drive Built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR 3.0 pounds I also bought [Keep Reading…]


I just downloaded a copy of the Skitch beta and wow, I’m already impressed. On their website they describe themselves as “fast and fun image sharing.” I love any company that knows how to explain their product in five words. And the crispness in that message is reflected in the app itself. See this photo [Keep Reading…]