163 Writerly Posts Tagged tech
Technology reviews, punditry, how-to, coding, industry, etc — my biggest category.

Jun 27, 18 More than economics
Jun 27, 18 Lame marketing and AI
Apr 30, 18 Dropbox does not support symlinks, which has a nice side benefit but mostly sucks
Feb 13, 18 Neighbour loses his shit at tech constantly forever
Sep 22, 17 My strange duty to 30,000 worried people per week
May 25, 17 Sloppy bloggers yesterday, foolish ones today
Feb 22, 17 That Controversial New MacBook Pro (Touch Bar): A pretty good review
Jan 11, 17 People who are bad with computers are “worse than you think”
May 4, 16 Not being a dick is still good SEO
Mar 16, 16 The absurdity of loving and hating tech brands
Feb 18, 16 Instant Hotspot My Ass: Apple’s super slow and unreliable “Instant Hotspot” feature
Dec 14, 15 A domain move disaster
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
Sep 15, 15 Dam sure SEO
Jun 22, 15 How do you find out the top Google searches for a topic?
Jun 22, 15 Golf clap for JayBird Bluebuds
May 26, 15 One thing at at time
Apr 6, 15 Still stuck with Adobe, because only Adobe exports well
Feb 19, 15 Lindy West’s remorseful troll
Feb 18, 15 Where the people are
Feb 16, 15 One weird trick
Dec 22, 14 “Notification storm”
Dec 19, 14 Beware the tech
Dec 17, 14 Social media tour
Dec 17, 14 Google trials free medical consults
Dec 17, 14 Bugs galore
Nov 22, 14 Buh-bye Google authorship
Nov 22, 14 Changing Twitter handles is easy
Nov 13, 14 Dr. Oz mauled in snark attack
Jul 15, 14 Burnout is a rich man’s game
Jun 29, 14 Bed & Forced Breakfast Socializing
Jun 7, 14 iPhoto pain again
May 26, 14 Anatomy of an anatomy course
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 24, 14 Like gecko feet!
Apr 13, 14 Sticker shock
Apr 13, 14 The case of the missing space: Why did double-spacing disappear?
Apr 3, 14 Cursed! Cosmic malice on a small scale
Mar 22, 14 Grammar matters
Mar 21, 14 Basis smartwatch review: It may have more sensors, but it doesn’t seem to do much with the extra data
Mar 18, 14 Sharing quotes in most ebooks is impossible
Mar 14, 14 Kermit on technology
Mar 3, 14 Not computer savvy? Or just chicken?
Feb 28, 14 Bogus Bose
Feb 28, 14 Fuck Bluetooth
Feb 16, 14 Organizing iCloud accounts for the whole family
Feb 7, 14 The Great Book of Knowledge
Nov 17, 13 A less glowing OS X Mavericks review
Nov 16, 13 Angry Fonzie
Nov 14, 13 Sentient and bitchy
Nov 7, 13 Adobe’s installers have made no progress
Oct 24, 13 Honey, I’m home! But you knew that already…
Oct 16, 13 Tomorrow, the world
Sep 25, 13 What’s useful in iOS 7 (and not one word about aesthetics)
Sep 20, 13 This is web development
Sep 13, 13 Target Blank Is Evil
Sep 3, 13 Yet another Pebble review (but this one mentions things I didn’t read about anywhere else)
Aug 27, 13 Things that talk to you in the night
Aug 22, 13 Unflappable
Aug 9, 13 iOS and photo backups
Jul 31, 13 Got trolls?
Jul 26, 13 BBEdit release notes
Jun 15, 13 Emergency power
May 4, 13 Shayne's 1st tweet
Apr 20, 13 Life on Earth: Dazzling interactive animations, and not much else
Mar 20, 13 One lucky week: how I was hooked into business by an illusion
Feb 26, 13 “My God … it’s full of tweets …”
Feb 15, 13 Great moments in audio production
Feb 12, 13 Daisy-chaining with thunderbolt
Feb 10, 13 The Comfort Kit! An emergency kit for modern living
Feb 10, 13 Srsly, universe?
Feb 8, 13 Get The Room
Jan 16, 13 Keurig Fail
Jan 13, 13 Just try to unsubscribe
Jan 9, 13 Sometimes it takes all my strength not to be superstitious
Jan 7, 13 SPF Validation: The email spoof-busting technology that sounds like sunscreen
Dec 31, 12 Acute Hyperprojectemia
Dec 24, 12 OS X’s LaunchPad: actually kind of great
Dec 20, 12 Mail search and “smart” mailboxes in Mac OS X Lion: the biggest promise and the biggest letdown
Dec 13, 12 Time Machine: still a janky mess
Dec 10, 12 So you think you want some AirPlay speakers
Nov 20, 12 I charged my phone with the sun!
Nov 20, 12 Evernote, you’re going the wrong way
Sep 30, 12 Linking Etiquette
Sep 30, 12 Why You Should Publish Straightforward Contact Information on Your Website
Sep 30, 12 Dragon Dictate ★★☆☆☆
Sep 25, 12 Meeting a troll
Sep 22, 12 Maps perspective
Sep 18, 12 Happy to know you from internet
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 6, 12 Martian bandwidth
Aug 4, 12 Mountain Lion review in (26) bullet points
Jul 12, 12 First Retina Mac
Jul 9, 12 Fine-grained control is back
Jun 13, 12 Getting “The Future” Right
Jun 6, 12 The knowledge gap
May 12, 12 Pairing Apple wireless keyboards, mice, trackpads: always a hassle
Apr 25, 12 DRM-free SF&F
Apr 19, 12 Astronomy hobby rebooted!
Apr 8, 12 No on-device data plan activation on the 4G iPad
Mar 31, 12 iPad 3 ★★★★☆
Mar 28, 12 F.lux ★★★★★ Perfect little thing
Mar 25, 12 The deep cosmos at 264 pixels per inch: a monster astrophoto on the new iPad
Mar 22, 12 Talhotblond ★★★☆☆
Mar 4, 12 xScope ★★★★★
Mar 2, 12 The user-unfriendly future of books
Feb 5, 12 “Natural” beauty
Jan 30, 12 Apple’s Address
Jan 23, 12 How to read a Kindle book on two devices (after someone else in the family)
Jan 10, 12 Final OS X Lion review (shotgun) blast: a little bit of everything
Jan 10, 12 Micro-review of iCloud: Better than its sucky predecessor
Dec 28, 11 Some of Mac OS X Lion’s animations really miss the mark
Dec 26, 11 Don’t Be A Free User
Dec 12, 11 On being massively retweeted
Dec 4, 11 Finder & Mail: Core apps that still suck in Mac OS X Lion
Nov 22, 11 The law of low tech standards
Nov 20, 11 Mac OS X Lion: An allegedly mature OS?
Nov 14, 11 Three giant Apple displays and how (and why) I manage and use them, especially the brightness problem
Nov 1, 11 Googling Your Brain: How (and why) to build your own everything database
Sep 1, 11 More about Google’s moral decay
Jul 27, 11 And then I have a valid martini
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
Jun 15, 11 My first tech prediction wins! Apple “loses” scrap over subscriptions
May 22, 11 The grind of entrepreneurship: hyper-vigilant e-business babysitting while on holiday in Amsterdam
Mar 31, 11 Solar System Ebook/App for the iPad
Mar 16, 11 Return vs Enter on Facebook
Mar 11, 11 I, Pad: The First Year
Mar 5, 11 Techspective
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 28, 11 That didn’t take long
Jan 20, 11 “Ebooks” link got clicked a lot less than “tutorials” link
Jan 14, 11 Mech speculation
Dec 29, 10 Mac Tip: Set a primary email address for a contact
Dec 15, 10 White hot hate for iPhoto 9
Nov 4, 10 Plagiarism case study
Oct 1, 10 The (IE6) witch is dead
Sep 28, 10 Authors Feel Pinch in Age of E-Books
Sep 10, 10 Books are already historical artifacts
Sep 8, 10 Baen gives away science fiction and fantasy ebooks