This year I’m growing almost all my vegetables from seeds. I’ve been alternating between several different seed starting mediums, and I wondered which was the best. So I did an experiment to find out. The results were surprising.
I heard myself saying things like “My list of things to do just keeps getting longer!” and “There aren’t enough hours in the day.” I also noticed I was often scrambling to finish things at the end of my day, rushing to cross something off my list before dinner or evening plans or bedtime. I […]
Over the past few years, my approach to setting up a raised garden beds has evolved quite a bit. The following is my cheapest, easiest, and most effective design to date. You can buy all the parts for $65 (or less) and complete the entire project in less than two hours.
What is a good day? What are the things I do that matter and make me happy? I’m doing an experiment in which I make a point to do a few simple things every day.
I’m rebuilding the front end of a Rails 5 project as a single page app in React. Here’s my “quick and dirty” search and replace approach to jump-starting the process.
This is the first of (hopefully) several installments in which I will log my process of designing and developing a new product.
My house only has a shower, and my dog likes to run around in the mud. So I have had no choice but to perfect this art.
If the designs you work with originate as Photoshop files that later turn into websites, there are a variety of symptoms that can be considered warning signs…
It is not difficult to set up a Rails app with MySQL on Heroku if you know what to do, but there are a surprising number of “gotchas” that are not well documented.
A lot goes into being a good designer. But I’ve come to realize that there is at least one characteristic that is true of any good designer: good questions.
I worked hard to hire women and build a diverse team of engineers. Some things I tried were successful. Some weren’t. The following is a list of what worked for me.
Approximately 10% of US citizens are blind or have some degree of vision loss. We learned some important lessons that we wanted to share.