Author Archives: thall

Farewell

Eleven years ago this August, after spending about three months hacking my way through AppKit and Cocoa, I somehow managed to release my first Mac OS X software product – VirtualHostX. I didn’t do any marketing for it. All I did was post its logo and a short description on the home page of my […]

Moving Projects Forward

One of my favorite benefits of following a GTD workflow is that it eliminates a lot of the decision making for you. When it’s time to get work done, just fire up your task manager of choice, switch to your list of available next actions, and pick one. Having defined, physical next actions for each […]

So my kid just swallowed a marble. Guess I’ll be straining poo for the next two days.

February 10, 2018

First day at the new gig. Feels good to be out of the suburbs and walking around a proper city again.

February 5, 2018

Happy Indie Developer Day! If you know a solo dev or small company making apps you love, give them a high-five today.

February 1, 2018

Absolutely love this. David Byrne covering Bowie’s “Heroes” with a crowd full of strangers singing backup vocals.

January 31, 2018

Just picked up two @Sonos Ones (with Alexa built-in) for the price of one HomePod. All because they sent me an email. Mailing lists work!

January 27, 2018

My Great Android Experiment: Part 0

Being a longtime macOS user, when the iPhone arrived on store shelves, I never looked back. The mental model of iOS fit me better than any platform I’d ever used. And given my experience developing Mac software, bringing that knowledge to iOS apps was as simple as learning a new framework. So I’ve been iOS-only […]