Rest in peace Dean

Last night I learned about the death of Dean Cameron Allen, of Textism, TextPattern and Textile fame. I retweeted Ethan Marcotte’s message, adding this: “Nooooo!! One of the pillars of my early(ish) web life with his writing and his code and his dogs.” It’s a huge loss. Not directly personal for me, or because of […]

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Notification Windows

I just thought of this and suddenly it feels like a must have feature for me. Nowadays I have notifications activated on my iPhone for only two apps; iMessage and the phone. 97% of the use for those two apps is family updates and ‘logistics’ during the day. Everything else is deactivated, which is working […]

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Les ponts

Deux ans (!!) plus tard, je relance l’idée d’organiser des petites rencontres informelles pour discuter de sujets divers. On en avait fait 2-3 et, après une pause estivale, je n’ai jamais reparti la machine. La dernière fois j’avais appelé ça les Cafés socio-tech pour discuter du point d’intersection entre la société et la technologie. Cette […]

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Singular vs Plural

I had a great chat yesterday with Ian Sanders. We’ve been tweeting and sharing some of the same ideas and realizing some common interests so it was time for a “live” discussion. One of the things that came out of it was an insight on something that has been bugging me for a few years […]

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Writing Is The Most Scalable Professional Networking Activity

I found this thread by Andrew Chen super interesting so I thought I’d use it as a test for Darius Kazemi’s little tool, spooler. Works great! (Not sure why some tweets were regrouped in one paragraph and others not though…) I simply pasted from spooler to here and made some small tweaks. — After 10+ […]

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