Product Hunt for abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz

This was originally published on my personal site/blog. The other day I came across Telescope, a product that lets anyone launch their own community site, Product Hunt-style. Just when you think you’ve seen too many “Product Hunt for X” sites, someone gives you the ability to generate as many of them as humanly possible. It’s […]

On Maker Overload, or why I’m okay with not solving all the problems

Following up on this, which was dead on. In the words of indie darling Courtney Barnett, sometimes I (want to) sit and think, and sometimes I just (want to) sit. I’m a product manager, which means I spend virtually every weekday (and some weekends) doing two things: solving problems and making things happen to ship […]

You Won’t Be Successful, Unless This Medium Post Is

You’ve probably seen a ton of #content appearing on your various social media feeds lately offering inspirational stories, Life Hacks and general tips that might make you a better person. It might not, but at least it’s yet another new thing to try at some point in your miserable life-in-need-of-constant-stimulation-and-improvement. But that’s not what I’m […]

Dear Medium, I have a product thought for you.

Dear Medium, I have a product thought for you. Do you have the ability to track which articles I’ve read or not? I’m pretty sure you can, since the Stats page exists. If so, could you not show posts I’ve already read in “My Top Stories?” Maybe in a new section called “recently viewed” instead? […]

My must-have OSX products of 2015

My desktop, with a fantastic background (thanks, Wallcat) I became a heavy reader of the Macstories blog this year, both as an ardent Apple fanboy and as a proponent of good, honest, analytical writing about tech. With tech journalism being largely pandering clickbait these days, it’s nice to read Federico Viticci and his team’s insightful and […]

Earthside reinvigorated prog, and reminded me of my roots

Music that challenged me in 2015, part two As part of my reflection on the music that inspired me in 2015, I started writing a bit about those albums and songs that will largely be overlooked by Big Music — but are still ambitious, challenging and exceedingly interesting. In this post, I’ll discuss the first progressive metal album […]