403 Writerly Posts Tagged size M
Posts from 50 to 400 words.

Oct 3, 17 I need to talk to you
Sep 22, 17 My strange duty to 30,000 worried people per week
Sep 18, 17 The Publishing Paradox
Sep 15, 17 So this happened: hunting Pokémon for 1000km
Jul 5, 17 Weird, cool Queen concert follow-up item: the crinoline thing
Jul 3, 17 Another classic band on tour: Queen this time!
Jun 3, 17 Midnight Oil again
May 25, 17 Sloppy bloggers yesterday, foolish ones today
May 24, 17 Dear sloppy bloggers
Apr 15, 17 Fuck you, namaste!
Jan 20, 17 Meat minimalism
Jan 11, 17 People who are bad with computers are “worse than you think”
Dec 8, 16 Louis CK, Comedy Sorceror
Dec 1, 16 “Long story short” never is
Dec 1, 16 Decades of average satellite imagery of global cloud cover
Nov 14, 16 Done with Trek
Nov 11, 16 All gave some, some gave all
Nov 7, 16 A 1.2 muffin run
Nov 7, 16 The illusion of knowing
Nov 7, 16 Myths about myths
Nov 4, 16 If you’re dumb…
Sep 17, 16 iPhone “delivery”
Jul 23, 16 A memorable evening with Steve Martin
Jun 24, 16 Don’t try to change minds (directly)
May 4, 16 Not being a dick is still good SEO
Mar 18, 16 Cali young and old
Mar 16, 16 The absurdity of loving and hating tech brands
Mar 11, 16 Stanford Lectures: The Antikythera Mechanism
Mar 7, 16 Cold or flu? There’s no way to know
Feb 18, 16 What are the best books about writing style?
Jan 12, 16 Paul is feeling relieved
Dec 16, 15 20,000% increase in traffic
Dec 11, 15 Warranties: the agony, the “satisfaction”
Dec 11, 15 HTTP/2 is going to change the Internet
Dec 9, 15 The Charlie Brown of power users
Dec 4, 15 2 days to watch rented movies from iTunes is not long enough
Nov 16, 15 Stressed about stress
Oct 9, 15 The Martian ★★★★★
Sep 29, 15 Down the kimchi rabbit hole
Sep 15, 15 Dam sure SEO
Sep 15, 15 Quirky neighbhour
Sep 1, 15 Young Dr. Sacks on a motorcycle
Aug 28, 15 Getting the Borderlands vibe right
Aug 19, 15 Resuming sort of (but goodbye, Twitter)
Aug 19, 15 The litany of Gendlin
Jun 26, 15 The ultimate learning curve
Jun 22, 15 Distractingly sexy
Jun 22, 15 A breakdown of trust in science
Jun 22, 15 How do you find out the top Google searches for a topic?
Jun 22, 15 Golf clap for JayBird Bluebuds
Jun 8, 15 Efficiency
Jun 3, 15 The virtualization of life
May 26, 15 One thing at at time
May 19, 15 Game of Thrones stumbles (for the first time in ages)
May 14, 15 Cat holds her ground
May 13, 15 Ignoring the to-do list
May 11, 15 New York Times now free for some
May 11, 15 Caustic Soda lets ladies take over
May 9, 15 Hagiography
May 5, 15 I like to sit at a desk and type
May 3, 15 Few really ask
Apr 14, 15 You’re overthinking this
Apr 6, 15 Still stuck with Adobe, because only Adobe exports well
Apr 5, 15 Weirdest fan mail ever
Apr 4, 15 A Manuka Honey Moment
Mar 14, 15 The Secret Anarchy of Science
Mar 6, 15 Several days off coffee now
Feb 27, 15 Goodbye, Spock
Feb 26, 15 Blind squirrel finds a big nut
Feb 19, 15 Lindy West’s remorseful troll
Feb 18, 15 Urgent low priorities
Feb 18, 15 Loose grammar
Feb 18, 15 Where the people are
Feb 16, 15 One weird trick
Feb 15, 15 Huge, gorgeous astronomy photos
Jan 13, 15 The madness of iTunes
Jan 12, 15 The shithouse porcupine
Dec 31, 14 Plagiarism isn’t a mistake
Dec 22, 14 “Notification storm”
Dec 19, 14 Beware the tech
Dec 19, 14 Hindsight horrors
Dec 17, 14 Social media tour
Dec 17, 14 Google trials free medical consults
Dec 12, 14 Stupid brain
Dec 9, 14 I curse you in the name of Jesus!
Nov 26, 14 Personal debunking
Nov 23, 14 AAS on The Shirt
Nov 23, 14 Many regrets
Nov 22, 14 Buh-bye Google authorship
Nov 5, 14 SPLAIN TIME PLZ!!!
Oct 20, 14 The autobody Buddha
Oct 6, 14 Give me your bag
Oct 2, 14 Speak to me
Sep 20, 14 Snark attack
Sep 20, 14 Godzilla (2014) ★☆☆☆☆
Sep 20, 14 Honesty prevails
Sep 19, 14 Zooming along cliffs and sea
Sep 14, 14 Owly
Sep 11, 14 Honest Trailer Proof
Sep 2, 14 Overcast’s Smart Speed: faster podcasts that don’t feel faster
Sep 2, 14 Hyperlapse
Aug 31, 14 Outlander: so far, so good
Aug 26, 14 Exploring Spanish Banks
Aug 26, 14 More and better ultimate all the time
Aug 20, 14 Everything is critical!
Jul 23, 14 Brains is weird
Jul 21, 14 Fully understand science
Jul 19, 14 It slices, it dices!
Jul 15, 14 Burnout is a rich man’s game
Jul 9, 14 Know it all
Jul 7, 14 Grossness gets clicks
Jul 7, 14 The Sarantine Mosaic ★★★★☆
Jul 3, 14 Getting looked off
Jul 2, 14 Knives on a plane
Jul 1, 14 Victoria flowers, with and without colour
Jun 30, 14 “Teaching”
Jun 29, 14 Midnight sun selfie
Jun 29, 14 Bed & Forced Breakfast Socializing
Jun 25, 14 Dead word
Jun 25, 14 Technically correct
Jun 18, 14 Hen-house guarding by foxes in alternative medicine
Jun 18, 14 The trouble with answering the phone
Jun 14, 14 Epic food safety fail
Jun 14, 14 Patrick Stewart supports dying with dignity
Jun 10, 14 Publishing strategery: how my blog-to-book plan went bad
Jun 7, 14 iPhoto pain again
May 26, 14 Proof of progress
May 26, 14 “Customer service”
May 26, 14 Anatomy of an anatomy course
May 17, 14 Casuistry
May 17, 14 Giger is dead
May 3, 14 Sucks to be a nutrition website!
May 3, 14 Dear Dropbox, You Blew It
Apr 28, 14 Safe landing after a leap of faith
Apr 28, 14 1 in 30
Apr 28, 14 This ain’t over
Apr 24, 14 The black coffee change
Apr 24, 14 Like gecko feet!
Apr 19, 14 Run like it’s 911
Apr 13, 14 Sticker shock
Apr 7, 14 It’s about time
Apr 1, 14 A virtual flea market
Mar 25, 14 Wounded!
Mar 22, 14 Blindness ★★★☆☆
Mar 22, 14 Riddick-ulous again ★★★☆☆
Mar 18, 14 Sharing quotes in most ebooks is impossible
Mar 14, 14 Brain attacked
Mar 14, 14 29 Inches
Mar 10, 14 So crucify me, I’m an iconoclast
Mar 10, 14 The other crotchet
Mar 3, 14 Not computer savvy? Or just chicken?
Mar 2, 14 Enough Said ★★★☆☆
Mar 1, 14 The Abominable Science of the Cryptids
Feb 15, 14 Write like you talk? Yes and no
Feb 14, 14 Ender’s Game ★★☆☆☆
Feb 12, 14 Fitness mission accomplished
Feb 12, 14 Caring about language details
Feb 11, 14 Ever get the sounds of words stuck in your head?
Feb 10, 14 The oldest title
Feb 6, 14 Sabbatical or meat grinder? About the word “sabbatical”
Nov 22, 13 Last post for 500 miles
Nov 16, 13 Angry Fonzie
Nov 15, 13 Kevin Trudeau jailed
Nov 14, 13 The emergency preparedness challenge
Nov 14, 13 Sort of an obsessed freak
Nov 14, 13 Well, there was a squirrel
Nov 14, 13 Sentient and bitchy
Nov 7, 13 Adobe’s installers have made no progress
Nov 1, 13 Poltergeist diagnosed
Nov 1, 13 Dork factor 9
Oct 28, 13 “Late for meeting” is a hit
Oct 24, 13 Pseudo-science is all grown up
Oct 24, 13 I can’t hear you
Oct 24, 13 Honey, I’m home! But you knew that already…
Oct 16, 13 Tomorrow, the world
Oct 8, 13 “Danger Park”?
Oct 1, 13 Fiction & Science Fiction in Ancient Rome
Sep 29, 13 Commenting is not a civil right
Sep 29, 13 Argumentum superiorum
Sep 28, 13 Gamer ★★☆☆☆ Not much fun
Sep 28, 13 Admission ★★★☆☆ Well, I liked it anyway
Sep 25, 13 Entitlement voice mail
Sep 25, 13 Marsbound etc ★☆☆☆☆
Sep 20, 13 This is web development
Sep 17, 13 How tsunamis work (plus bonus cool illusion)
Aug 29, 13 Jawbone’s Jambox too clever by two-thirds
Aug 29, 13 Elysium ★★☆☆☆ Shallow & noisy
Aug 28, 13 The burn burns
Aug 27, 13 Things that talk to you in the night
Aug 27, 13 Goodbye awesome croissants!
Aug 22, 13 Unflappable
Aug 19, 13 “I could steal that bike for you.”
Aug 19, 13 Agora ★★★★☆ Inspiring then depressing
Aug 19, 13 Centurion & The Eagle ★★★☆☆ A pair of 2011 films about the 9th Legion
Aug 9, 13 iOS and photo backups
Jul 26, 13 BBEdit release notes
Jul 11, 13 The Tunguska explosion explained!
Jun 15, 13 Emergency power
May 17, 13 Finally: Major League Ultimate
May 10, 13 Victory!
May 9, 13 Gone Girl review
Apr 20, 13 Life on Earth: Dazzling interactive animations, and not much else
Apr 13, 13 The plight of the mediocre command-line wizard
Mar 20, 13 One lucky week: how I was hooked into business by an illusion
Feb 15, 13 The Epic Stinging Stump Coincidence
Feb 15, 13 Great moments in audio production
Feb 13, 13 The Sonic Hedgehog Gene
Feb 13, 13 One of the biggest boners in ethical philosophy
Feb 13, 13 Finally, mostly out of pain
Feb 8, 13 Spell Tower addiction
Jan 16, 13 Keurig Fail
Jan 12, 13 Most writing is too long
Jan 11, 13 Fix the file-drawer effect!
Jan 9, 13 Sometimes it takes all my strength not to be superstitious
Jan 8, 13 Ignoring hate mail
Dec 23, 12 Autocorrection or false-positive generator? One of Mac OS X Lion’s weakest features
Dec 23, 12 3 Common Scams in 2012
Dec 22, 12 JW calling
Dec 19, 12 Anti-monial
Dec 17, 12 Snow White and the Huntsman: under-rated high fantasy ★★★★☆
Dec 14, 12 Rivalling the tragedy of wars, plagues & famines
Dec 13, 12 Time Machine: still a janky mess
Dec 3, 12 Reading is dangerous
Nov 20, 12 I charged my phone with the sun!
Nov 20, 12 Evernote, you’re going the wrong way
Nov 14, 12 “I’ll make this short” means “I’ll ramble for 10 paragraphs”
Nov 9, 12 Why breathing through a tube can be dangerous
Nov 4, 12 The Kamakura Buddha
Nov 3, 12 White Wedding, Unplugged by Ian Kelly
Oct 15, 12 If you think your life sucks, it will
Oct 7, 12 I’m a professional buzzkill
Sep 30, 12 Linking Etiquette
Sep 30, 12 Dragon Dictate ★★☆☆☆
Sep 30, 12 These cranks drive me nuts
Sep 22, 12 Maps perspective
Sep 21, 12 Freaked out
Sep 18, 12 Happy to know you from internet
Sep 17, 12 Things 2 is amazing
Sep 17, 12 No, you may not have my postal code!
Sep 10, 12 Fax? Srsly?
Sep 10, 12 Bluetooth pairing is random
Aug 29, 12 The future is friendly
Aug 19, 12 Gabriola sandstone & glamour
Aug 6, 12 Insecure and unhappy childhoods
Aug 3, 12 What’s a claim?
Aug 3, 12 Siri failures
Jul 30, 12 Major ethical faux pas
Jul 27, 12 More Prometheus mockery, more!
Jul 14, 12 Prometheus ★☆☆☆☆ The Alien franchise sinks even lower still
Jul 14, 12 Brain tingling
Jul 14, 12 Does your head tingle when you learn something cool?
Jul 12, 12 First Retina Mac
Jul 11, 12 WebKit forever
Jul 10, 12 Happy to be alive
Jul 9, 12 Octopus attack on a seagull
Jul 2, 12 And there I am again: what it feels like to be regularly cited by strangers around the world
Jun 29, 12 The “integrated medicine” straw-man:
Jun 22, 12 Today’s hate/hug mail
Jun 13, 12 Getting “The Future” Right
Jun 11, 12 A wonderful Prometheus snark-a-thon
Jun 6, 12 Some people turn sad awfully young
Jun 6, 12 The knowledge gap
May 24, 12 It is known
May 15, 12 Libel reform well underway in England
May 15, 12 The rest of the internet is full of it!
Mar 22, 12 Talhotblond ★★★☆☆
Mar 15, 12 A 50-soak read ★★★★☆: Grammar book read exclusively in the hot tub over more than a year
Mar 15, 12 No more skimping on web image quality
Mar 4, 12 xScope ★★★★★
Mar 4, 12 Game of Thrones ★★★★☆
Feb 23, 12 School + work = oomph
Feb 17, 12 My NY Times Subscription decision
Feb 13, 12 Worst exam experience ever?
Feb 5, 12 “Natural” beauty
Jan 23, 12 How to read a Kindle book on two devices (after someone else in the family)
Jan 10, 12 Micro-review of iOS 5: Stability has left the building
Jan 10, 12 Micro-review of iCloud: Better than its sucky predecessor
Jan 2, 12 What the actual fuck, biology?
Jan 1, 12 Sherlock Holmes: ★★☆☆☆
Dec 28, 11 Three days of gluttony
Dec 28, 11 Galileo, the first modern scientist
Dec 26, 11 Don’t Be A Free User
Dec 25, 11 War Horse ★★☆☆☆ Spielberg at his mediocre worst
Dec 12, 11 On being massively retweeted
Dec 10, 11 Magical thinking in medicine, then and now
Dec 10, 11 NCCAM boondoggles
Dec 5, 11 Help! I’m in love with my unreliable assistant! Siri's stability issues (not recognition), after her debut
Nov 23, 11 Subatomic comets
Nov 23, 11 From the Department of Crazy Waste
Nov 22, 11 The law of low tech standards
Nov 20, 11 Mac OS X Lion: An allegedly mature OS?
Nov 19, 11 AS GOD IS MY WITNESS, I WILL NEVER TAP TO SET A TIMER AGAIN!
Nov 11, 11 Assume I know everything
Oct 21, 11 Reserving judgement on Steve Jobs’ health choices
Oct 6, 11 Skeptics, please reserve judgement about Steve Jobs’ alleged use of alternative medicine
Oct 2, 11 Irony detection
Sep 23, 11 The far side of Saturn
Sep 23, 11 Not exactly “shocked”
Sep 21, 11 Finding the time to write is like finding room for an elephant in the garden shed
Sep 20, 11 The straw man of climate change denial
Sep 16, 11 The Ghost Brigades Review
Sep 16, 11 Reluctant self-publishing
Sep 4, 11 Troll Hunter micro-review
Aug 16, 11 my xkcd picks
Aug 13, 11 Nutty hate mail from a massage therapist
Aug 11, 11 Save “beg the question”!
Jul 27, 11 And then I have a valid martini
Jul 22, 11 Messing with our heads
Jul 20, 11 Before you install a new version of OS X: important safety tips!
Jul 18, 11 My first “viral” article? A writer’s case report
Jul 3, 11 Micro Review: Old Man’s War is pulpy fun from a fine writer
Jun 25, 11 Super 8 is about itself
Jun 25, 11 Now that’s how you make a villain! How X-Men First Class got it right (and Lucas got it wrong)
Jun 20, 11 Cat tree gets new cat
Jun 15, 11 My first tech prediction wins! Apple “loses” scrap over subscriptions
Jun 1, 11 Neat Canada goose behaviour
May 13, 11 Making the web look more like I’ve been doing it all along
Apr 23, 11 Mind-changing
Mar 31, 11 Solar System Ebook/App for the iPad
Mar 31, 11 New eyes
Mar 16, 11 Return vs Enter on Facebook
Mar 14, 11 Ebert rips Battle: LA a new one
Mar 13, 11 Monsters Mini-Review ★★★★☆ Moody and intriguing, but a bit boring
Mar 2, 11 What do you think science is?
Feb 21, 11 Homeopathic placebo for animals
Feb 19, 11 Re: your stupid link exchange request
Feb 19, 11 Making something public
Feb 18, 11 Forge your own future
Feb 8, 11 Complain to publishers about crap e-books
Feb 2, 11 Gruber gushes about ebook app
Jan 26, 11 Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus
Jan 20, 11 “Ebooks” link got clicked a lot less than “tutorials” link
Jan 16, 11 Just how open?
Jan 14, 11 Mech speculation
Jan 14, 11 There is a cost to all liberty
Jan 12, 11 Hypotheses function as beliefs in alternative medicine
Jan 4, 11 Magazines for life: results of a poll among friends
Dec 29, 10 Mac Tip: Set a primary email address for a contact
Dec 29, 10 Gullible masses: stop confusing “studied & disproved" with “unproved”
Dec 24, 10 The worst that can happen is we can all die in the food riots!
Dec 24, 10 An Alien Earth in the Oceans
Dec 20, 10 Bostom.com’s 2010 in photos
Dec 17, 10 Ruined by offices
Dec 14, 10 The cause of what does not exist
Dec 3, 10 Rage HD ★★★★☆ How do they get all those mutants in there?
Dec 3, 10 God’s text message
Nov 28, 10 Australian science priorities
Nov 23, 10 Joss Whedon on the Buffy reboot
Nov 21, 10 Astronaut describes the view in more detail than we usually get
Nov 20, 10 Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be ★★★★★
Nov 16, 10 The Beatles on iTunes? Meh
Nov 5, 10 Predators ★☆☆☆☆ A weak homage
Nov 5, 10 IMDb app micro-review
Nov 4, 10 Plagiarism case study
Oct 25, 10 Splice ★☆☆☆☆ Not-in-a-good-way creepy
Oct 14, 10 Immune strength
Oct 11, 10 The Earth belonged to the Martians
Oct 6, 10 A “tttask” email address handy after all
Oct 5, 10 iPad Adoption Rate Fastest Ever, Passing DVD Player
Oct 2, 10 An existence theorem for true love
Sep 28, 10 Authors Feel Pinch in Age of E-Books
Sep 26, 10 So meta!
Sep 26, 10 Marriage powers, activate!
Sep 25, 10 Evernote: all your text are belong to us
Sep 17, 10 Scientists have better things to do than debate “intelligent design”
Sep 17, 10 Big Suppla
Sep 13, 10 I has a happy
Sep 8, 10 Baen gives away science fiction and fantasy ebooks