Richard J. Anderson's Microblog

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2020-02-20: Yesterday I got a offered an Email Marketing Manager position with the American Museum of Natural …

2020-01-31: Dang it, I was gonna get tickets to Der Fliegende Holländer at the Met ‘cause my partner loves …

2020-01-30: Well, dang, looks like the contract for my current gig is coming up and I won’t be directly …

2020-01-29: I’m really not happy with what Flexibits has done with Fantastical. Not because of the …

2020-01-17: Autonomous car wonks infurate me. “Oh, we can build pedestrian bridges over …

2020-01-10: Residents at MoMA tickets acquired!!!

2020-01-10: mashes Cmd-R on The Residents at MoMA tickets page If this turns into another Kraftwerk at MoMA …

2020-01-08: I’m pretty sure it’s an OSHA violation to be playing Christmas music at work after January 6th, let …

2020-01-07: This is an interesting article about the rise of Hologram Tours by dead musicians. The idea still …

2020-01-06: I just had a very good phone call with a very famous art museum.

2020-01-05: This is an interesting academic paper about a correlation between ADHD and Gender dysphoria. FWIW, I …

2020-01-03: The John S. Hall Ensemble - Repetitive Tirade A wonderful poem/song about political poetry and …

2019-12-31: So, I’ve kept this quiet and close to the vest, but I’ve spent all of 2019 trying to figure out …

2019-12-31: I only have two resolutions for 2020. They’re both clear, and achievable. Make time to do …

2019-12-28: So, this is 36.

2019-12-16: Sparks have a new song: “Please Don’t Fuck Up My World”, which is both poignant …

2019-12-12: Went to an art show last night and walked away with a new tattoo of some of the artist’s work on my …

2019-12-06: How An Opera Gets Made: Starring the amazing Anthony Roth Costanzo. www.youtube.com/watch *swoon*

2019-11-27: Netflix has cancelled the MST3k revival, and I am sad.

2019-11-23: And now here is the mashup of “99 Problems” and “99 Luftballons” you …

2019-11-22: If I’m going to be perpetually annoyed by Christmas music at work, at least they have …

2019-11-15: Akhnaten, Act III Wow. Just. Wow.

2019-11-15: Akhnaten Act II Still hard to put into words… but I’m less overwhelmed. The love duet. Wow. …

2019-11-15: The first act of Akhnaten has left me almost speechless. And about the only thing I can say is …

2019-11-13: Video of legendary post-punk band Young Marble Giants in 1980. Excellent sound, too.

2019-11-07: For fans of jazz, electronic music, and analog synthesizers—possibly the earliest recording made …

2019-11-07: Oooh! Anthony Roth Costanzo performing “Hymn to the Sun” from the Akhnaten dress …

2019-11-05: Voting done. Time for delicious Dominican food.

2019-11-04: U-Bahn - Beta Boyz This song, this album, and this band are really dang good. Recommended for fans …

2019-11-02: Ears, Eyes and Throats: Restored Classic and Lost Punk Films 1976-1981 Includes DEVO, The Residents, …

2019-11-01: The VICE Documentary about the 2019 US Air Guitar Championships is out!

2019-10-31: Lazy work costume.

2019-10-30: Tired: “Ghostbusters” is just “I Want a New Drug” Wired: …

2019-10-20: The incredible Void Vision last night. Love her and her music so much.

2019-10-19: Not the best pic, as the iPhone 11 night mode doesn’t work well with flashing lights but here’s …

2019-10-15: DEVO didn’t make the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees. This is bullshit.

2019-10-14: Made a couple long overdue updates to my about on here.

2019-10-11: Going to be working on a project for some product called Motorhead, and this song is now stuck in my …

2019-10-09: Friendly neighborhood plague bird

2019-10-09: “No natural process is creating a “smart” hairbrush” — Rose Eveleth

2019-10-08: Oo! Anthony Roth Costanzo on Fresh Air

2019-10-05: Here comes a chonky boi

2019-10-05: Happy Birthday, Russell Mael! m.youtube.com/watch

2019-10-04: Via MetaFilter, a couple great commentaries on Achewood, toxic masculinity and gender …

2019-10-02: Oh, fun… going over the insurance options through the agency I got my current job through and …

2019-10-02: On my way to work today, I passed a startup company for a “ghost kitchen” called Zuul. …

2019-09-29: One of my favorite little bits of trivia about The B-52s is that, when writing the song …

2019-09-28: This new low-light mode on the iPhone 11 Pro is pretty dang impressive. Not gonna lie. These are …

2019-09-25: Ooh! Now I can automatically check into things with Swarm through Shortcuts on iOS… without …

2019-09-25: It says something that of the four times I’ve been to shows at Central Park Summerstage, three …

2019-09-24: The B-52s!!! (And Terri Nunn in that last pic, too!)

2019-09-24: Unexpected DEVO between sets!

2019-09-24: Mother. Fuckin’. OMD.

2019-09-24: Terri Nunn sounded as good as she looks!

2019-09-22: Officially bought tickets for Philip Glass’s Akhnaten at the Met Opera for November 15th. …

2019-09-22: Got a bunch of NFC stickers arriving today. Looking forward to playing around with them and seeing …

2019-09-21: Bruce Woolley and the Camera Club on the Old Grey Whistle Test, 1979 A forgotten New Wave band, …

2019-09-20: MST3K Live was hilarious! And TIL, at one point Donald Pleasance has hair!

2019-09-20: MOVIE SIGN!!!

2019-09-20: Dang. My new iPhone didn’t arrive before I had to leave to see MST3k Live tonight. Oh well.

2019-09-20: Good way to start a work from home day: install Keyboard Maestro and create a Macro to automate a …

2019-09-18: This XKCD is relatable content today. And tomorrow. And probably most of Friday.

2019-09-17: The iPhone 11 Pro reviews makes me confident in my upgrade choice, though I’m bummed that …

2019-09-17: Oooh! Beta for a new version of my all-time favorite iOS music app, Cs! (Formerly Cesium) I gushed …

2019-09-16: I had to part ways with an online community I valued being a part of, for reasons I don’t …

2019-09-15: Damn. RIP Ric Ocasek.

2019-09-13: Pre-ordered a shiny new iPhone this morning, because I am a Consumer Whore. (And how!)

2019-09-01: Not every day you pass by a guy just randomly playing bagpipes in a park in your neighborhood. I …

2019-08-13: Laurie Anderson (no relation) has a new album coming out next month based on the Tibetan Book of the …

2019-08-09: Late on the photoblog challenge and it’s not actually my photo, but here’s me and my US Air Guitar …

2019-08-04: Nashville Vinyl (And CD) Haul

2019-07-31: Two hours late but Nashville, I am in you!

2019-07-31: JFK 🛫 BNA

2019-07-28: It’s kinda surreal to see a friend on a game show! If you haven’t seen today’s episode of To Tell …

2019-07-27: My latest flea market vinyl haul. All in pretty good shape, too!

2019-07-25: Elephant butts on the sidewalk

2019-07-24: Welp, I am going back to work with a new company starting August 6th, after I get back from …

2019-07-16: Job search is going very well. Two in-person interviews today, two phone interviews tomorrow, plus I …

2019-07-14: Boston Vinyl Haul

2019-07-14: Pic to come later, but I’m keeping my tradition of Air Guitar Travel Record Shopping alive. The …

2019-07-13: Bye New York. See you tomorrow!

2019-07-13: The new departure board at Penn Station makes me sad. Well, being in Penn Station makes me sad …

2019-07-09: As someone who is on the shorter side and goes to a lot of concerts, the latest Webcomic Name is …

2019-07-08: I was worried my job search would be stymied as it’s the middle of the summer, but I’ve …

2019-07-04: Holy crap, a live performance of The Residents “God in Three Persons” album?! It’s …

2019-07-01: Well, if anyone needs someone who knows email marketing, I’m available.

2019-06-30: Just hanging at Pride with legendary countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo. NBD.

2019-06-29: From last night: Dead Husbands, Bustier, and Void Vision

2019-06-29: Couple days late, but here’s my 2019 Brooklyn Air Guitar competition performance. CW: Flashing …

2019-06-26: I’m amazed that a #supertrain sticker I put on a streetlight in Greenpoint, Brooklyn about five …

2019-06-25: The new Home Screen changes on iPadOS are really forcing me to rethink my home screen …

2019-06-24: Dang it, Elvis Costello is going on tour and the closest he’s coming to NYC is Port Chester.

2019-06-24: Installing the iOS 13 Public Beta on my iPad without making a backup because I like to live …

2019-06-17: If mindfulness just helps people cope with the toxic conditions that make them stressed in the …

2019-06-13: Maciej Cegłowski’s latest is proof that he’s probably the only man in tech worth …

2019-06-10: Wow! Exciting news out of E3 I actually am interested in! A new Commander Keen game! It’s …

2019-06-04: Wait, “Dark Mode likely makes those who turn it on slower and less productive”? And this …

2019-06-04: As someone who works in digital marketing, this article about Sign In with Apple is nonsense. The …

2019-06-03: The coming updates look really good, and I’m probably gonna slap the iOS public beta on my iPad at …

2019-06-03: Looking like Snell has won the Upgrade WWDC Draft. Even if Myke gets one more thing, Snell is …

2019-06-03: Holy hell this Mac Pro. Can’t wait to hear what @siracusa thinks

2019-06-03: These iPad updates look so sweet, but I don’t think I’ll get what I really want… …

2019-06-03: Another WWDC Memoji thought: I’ve been exploring gender and presentation stuff using The Sims …

2019-06-03: There’s a lot to like about the watchOS and iOS updates so far. I’m oddly most excited …

2019-05-30: Boy, it feels like the Apple Commentator Ecosystem is really pushing Panic’s new video game …

2019-05-30: Today’s Webcomic Name is on point.

2019-05-28: I’m still amazed at the stuff that winds up on YouTube. Most recently, monitor footage and …

2019-05-20: Thread on MetaFilter about the phenomena of “Speed Listening” and now “Speed …

2019-05-20: Got something cool that’s very close to happening on June 26th. More info to come, but if …

2019-05-14: My friend, Shari Vari, better known as Void Vision just dropped her new music video today! …

2019-05-13: And I now have a working Pi-Hole again!

2019-05-13: I’ve been working on an email about a set of concert performances our orchestra is doing at Carnegie …

2019-05-12: It has been a day of dumb frustrations… I lost the back to one of my ear studs down the sink …

2019-05-11: After being a fan of his for almost 20 years, I finally got to see the legendary Dogbowl in concert. …

2019-05-01: This is an excellent, fascinating look at the history of air guitar.

2019-04-19: So, aside from Nebo, what have all you 1st and 2nd Gen iPad Pro folks been using that I’ve …

2019-04-19: I swear if iOS 13 doesn’t have system level handwriting recognition, I will be so very cross. …

2019-04-18: Stopped at Apple Store after work, exchanged the iPad, and now I’m home with a Wi-Fi iPad Air …

2019-04-18: Aw heck, I accidentally got the cellular iPad Air 3 without realizing it. Gotta go back and exchange …

2019-04-18: Traded in my iPad Air 2 and got myself an iPad Air (3rd Generation) and an Apple Pencil. I’ve …

2019-04-10: I might be the only person who actually likes iTunes and is going to be sad if it goes away—or just …

2019-04-05: Plastic Ivy, Xeno & Oaklander

2019-03-23: Officially heading to Nashville the first weekend in August for the US Air Guitar National …

2019-03-20: Spring is here! A suh-per-ing is here! Life is skittles and life is beer! I think the loveliest time …

2019-03-18: Aw, dang, RIP Dick Dale, King of the Surf Guitar.

2019-03-03: If you like electronic pop music & disco, you owe it to yourself to check the new 40th …

2019-02-27: Just briefly shared an elevator with a few of the Valkyries in the Ring Cycle and, well, fans self

2019-02-14: Pilot: “Sorry about the bumpy flight, we tried to find a quiet altitude… I don’t think there …

2019-02-14: Sunrise at JFK

2019-02-14: JFK ✈️ LAS

2019-02-13: Heck! My flight tomorrow is out of JFK Terminal 4! I get to have Shake Shack for breakfast! The …

2019-02-13: There’s a place in Manhattan on 14th Street called The Donut Pub. Sadly, they don’t sell alcohol, …

2019-02-11: Frank Zappa’s PMRC testimony is as relevant now as it’s ever been.

2019-02-07: If the market can fix climate change, why hasn’t it? “Well, Climate Change is a Q4 …

2019-01-30: Any system that can disable malware (and let’s be clear, Facebook’s research app was …

2019-01-20: Took @patrickrhone to work on my day off.

2019-01-18: Just a thought… if Apple hadn’t added podcasts to iTunes, Twitter might never have existed. …

2019-01-15: This makes me very happy: www.nytimes.com/2019/01/1…

2019-01-09: I didn’t plan to start the day by spending $60 on vinyl, but I’ve been waiting with much …

2019-01-04: Going to Las Vegas in a month and already researching used record stores to visit. I may have a …

2018-12-31: I just got this done to myself.

2018-12-29: So, say, I wanted to migrate a blog from WordPress to a static blog, but stay on Dreamhost shared …

2018-12-27: Anyone have a second generation AirPort Express they want to part with?

2018-12-26: Wow! They found the NES SimCity prototype?! gamehistory.org/simcity/

2018-12-26: NYC 🚂 PHL

2018-12-15: Woah! Not only did I get to see Philly’s own The Dead Milkmen, they were joined by John S. Hall of …

2018-12-14: A great article about two of my favorite albums! Worth a read! (And while DEVO gets a brief mention, …

2018-12-14: If I have to go into the App Store on my phone to find out how much your app’s …

2018-12-13: Bloomberg: Electric Busses are Hurting the Oil Industry And the problem is?

2018-12-09: I’m not the kind of person who would throw a book in the trash, even one by a terrible author with a …

2018-12-07: So I’m waiting for the elevator backstage at work, while this sad aria from Otello is being done on …

2018-12-06: Oh, no! Not Pete Shelley! The original bisexual punk rocker, dead at 63… …

2018-12-06: The company bake-off was today and full of delicious goodies. Unfortuanately, in acquiring them, I …

2018-12-04: NYC Problems: I need to go into the city this weekend for some Christmas gifts, but Saturday is …

2018-12-04: Overheard in the elevator at work: “I think every opera is about tuberculosis?”

2018-12-03: I really wish there were more cool Apple Watch apps coming out. The hardware’s finally caught …

2018-12-02: My latest flea market vinyl find!

2018-11-29: THIS IS BULLSHIT. FLIPPY SIGN BOARDS ARE AWESOME. billypenn.com/2018/11/2…

2018-11-29: Too many dickback EDM acts whose live shows are hitting a spacebar and twiddling knobs on occasion …

2018-11-27: Oh, sweet, Plastic Ivy’s new album, The Glass Horizon is finally out! You should check it out …

2018-11-26: *fans self* www.instagram.com/p/BqqH1b7… Damn do I love countertenors…

2018-11-13: The only sci-fi writer who truly understood where technology was going was Douglas Adams, and as we …

2018-11-12: Hm. That’s a curious quirk in the ActivityPub support. Apparently, if my username here matches …

2018-11-12: Oh, YES! Not only is Weird Al coming back to NYC on his “Strings Attached” tour, …

2018-11-12: It was a lot of fun talking to @macgenie for Micro Monday! monday.micro.blog/2018/11/1…

2018-11-04: The incredible countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, singing a Phillip Glass composition with lyrics …

2018-10-31: A couple shots of Void Vision tonight in Brooklyn. She never fails to impress!

2018-10-30: I want a new iPad Pro something terrible, but that’ll have to wait. I am bummed there’s …

2018-10-24: Anyone else get locked out of iCloud this morning or just me?

2018-10-21: I’ve been lucky enough to see so many bands I thought I’d never get to see: Suicide, Cibo Matto, …

2018-10-21: SQUEEEEEE

2018-10-21: I can’t believe this is really happening!!!

2018-10-14: If Apple added a photo watch face with an analog dial and more complication slots, it would satisfy …

2018-10-09: Woah, DEVO finally got nominated to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! Go vote for them!

2018-10-05: Brought in some treats for my coworkers: proper Philly soft pretzels from the first NYC branch of …

2018-09-23: It’s Bi Visibility Day, and I really should have picked a better day to commit a crime spree.

2018-09-22: DEVO jams out to “Going to Chicago Blues” while soundchecking for The Colbert Report in …

2018-09-20: If you’ve never watched Harry Enfield, Alan Rickman, Eddie Izzard, Vic Reeves doing “The …

2018-09-18: I’ve settled on a color-coding / organizational structure for my Shortcuts / Workflows Hopefully …

2018-09-15: I’ve only ever seen one show like tonight’s David Byrne show, and that was the David Byrne/St. …

2018-09-15: Pretty good view for David Byrne tonight. And really good weather!

2018-09-13: Going to try rolling with the Siri face on my Apple Watch for a bit now that it has support for …

2018-09-12: Not getting a new iPhone—I like being on a two-year cycle—but I am SERIOUSLY considering trading in …

2018-09-08: It’s finally here! Total Devo Deluxe!

2018-09-07: Web/Email Accessibility / Alt Text Queston When providing alt text for an image that is, essentially, presentational, where the copy identifies …

2018-09-04: Giving this Time Tracking thing another go, mostly for tracking how much I do work at my day job.

2018-08-31: A new iOS update is now available. Please update from the iOS 12 beta. For real this time.

2018-08-29: Due 3.0 is out? $2.99 upgrade price? Sold. And I would buy it TWICE if I could.

2018-08-26: One more Air Guitar post: this picture of me from World Dark Horse (source: …

2018-08-26: *sigh* I’ve got the worst Air-over of my life going on right now. (An Air-over is the …

2018-08-25: Woah! Check out these awesome photos from Thursday’s Air Guitar Dark Horse, including one of me: …

2018-08-24: OUL ✈️ HEL 😭

2018-08-24: So I didn’t make it to the World Air Guitar Finals tonight, but I gave the best performance of my …

2018-08-23: Air Guitar is love. And today, love hurt, but it’s the good kind of hurt.

2018-08-23: Getting my real souvenir of my trip today. A tattoo.

2018-08-23: Oulu Vinyl Haul! All Sparks Edition! Noel was side project of Ron and Russell Mael, writing …

2018-08-23: This video is as fun to watch as it was to make. I love my Air Guitar friends! (Caution: contains …

2018-08-21: Not sure which of these things is the dumber move: running the iOS 12 public beta on carry devices …

2018-08-21: Next stop, Oulu, and the Air Guitar World Championships! IT IS HAPPENING.

2018-08-21: They had a chalkboard at the airport. I had to represent.

2018-08-20: Helsinki Vinyl Haul

2018-08-19: Having a weird tourist experience where I totally blend in (save for the giant “I AM A TOURIST” …

2018-08-19: I am in HEL!

2018-08-19: *very Beastie Boys voice* NO! (NO!) SLEEP! (SLEEP!) TIL FINLAND!!!!

2018-08-19: I am in London, waiting for my flight to Helsinki. Then… I dunno. I’ll have 15 hours before I …

2018-08-19: On the plane. Let’s do this.

2018-08-18: Travel Update: Made it to the airport, made it through security. Now we wait.

2018-08-18: AAAAAAAAAAAA MY FLIGHT TO HELSINKI FOR TOMORROW GOT CANCELLED AND I HAD TO REBOOK FOR A 3 AM FLIGHT …

2018-08-17: I’ve seen Pere Ubu several times, but tonight they were just on FIRE!!!

2018-08-17: Pere Ubu

2018-08-17: Stuyedeyed

2018-08-17: A Deer A Horse

2018-08-17: Tonight: Pere Ubu at (Le) Poisson Rouge Tomorrow: Laundry and packing Sunday-Monday: Flying to …

2018-08-16: The World Air Guitar Finals will be livestreamed Friday, August 24th at …

2018-08-16: I’ll try to remember to post this again closer to the event, but I will be competing at the …

2018-08-16: Got my itinerary for next week’s trip to the Air Guitar World Championships! Just loaded up a …

2018-08-15: Hope @manton has some extra server capacity in place for tomorrow.

2018-08-14: I need more cat pics on my micro.blog timeline.

2018-08-13: I like this idea of blocking all Fortune 500 companies on Twitter in protest of their refusal to ban …

2018-08-13: It’s going to be wet and dreary for most of this week in NYC, but that’s fine, as long …

2018-08-12: My concert calendar for the rest of 2018, so far, is looking good: August 17: Pere Ubu September 14: …

2018-08-11: This fortnight in my email newsletter, Mr. Jones and Mr. Dorsey, the Murakami Effect, and some Sun …

2018-08-10: Anyone else using Safari Technology Preview 62 on High Sierra finding it incredibly buggy and …

2018-08-09: Well, that was bound to happen, eventually. I thought I lost my AirPods on the way to work this …

2018-08-09: If any of you are giving Mastodon another chance, I’m @sanspoint@mastodon.social Say hi.

2018-08-08: So, the Sun Ra Arkestra are doing a free performance of a live score to Space is the Place today. …

2018-08-08: Very happy to sign up for Instapaper Premium. It’s one of my favorite services, I use it …

2018-08-06: Awesome photos and recap of Saturday’s US Air Guitar National Finals: …

2018-08-06: If you’re okay with a platform deciding they don’t want to host pornography, you should …

2018-08-05: I have many pictures from tonight’s US Air Guitar National Championships, but for now here’s a …

2018-08-03: Lots of photos and some video of tonight’s US Air Guitar Wildcard and Hometown Heroes Show on my …

2018-08-03: Some Shots From Last Night’s Air Guitar Competition

2018-08-02: Watch me and a bunch of other weirdos pretend to play guitar! www.pscp.tv/w/bjOSLjE…

2018-08-02: Void Vision

2018-08-01: Lovely Night In Brooklyn

2018-08-01: Tonight: Void Vision live at Saint Vitus Bar Tomorrow: US Air Guitar competition at Saint Vitus Bar …

2018-07-28: Sending out a new issue of my newsletter to people right now. Trying to keep to a schedule again. …

2018-07-28: I gotta admit, for a conversation between Gruber and Marco, the latest The Talk Show actually is …

2018-07-27: So, until this past season at The Met Opera, the highest note ever sung on stage was an A Flat over …

2018-07-25: I really need to get better at dealing with things I have no control over but still affect me. I get …

2018-07-24: This is the second time I’ve used Shoe Goo to repair this Monowear Apple Watch band. I think I …

2018-07-23: Threw down $60 to pre-order a super-fancy deluxe vinyl 2-LP reissue of Total DEVO today. I may have …

2018-07-22: Holy hell, I’m going to Finland in a month. Shit’s getting real.

2018-07-21: German astronaut on the ISS jams live with Kraftwerk

2018-07-18: An entomologist rates ant emojis. This made my morning.

2018-07-15: Eating bagels, and watching* the World Cup Final. And soon there will be sparkling wine sangria. …

2018-07-14: Symbion Project, Kodachrome, Freezepop 2018-07-13 2018-07-14

2018-07-10: I am regularly torn between my desire for a small, efficient living space, and my desire to be able …

2018-07-09: Liking and disliking things is a false binary. There’s really 4 potential states. Like …

2018-06-29: NYC 🚂 PHL

2018-06-22: No Time Time, The Listeners, Future Punx, and King Missile from last night.

2018-06-18: My US Air Guitar trading cards have arrived!

2018-06-18: Seeing my first ever ballet in a couple weeks. I can’t wait!

2018-06-17: Went to a flea market and found an Airport Express for $7. Bought it intending to flip it on eBay, …

2018-06-17: In order: Sensation Play, God is my Co-Pilot, Fly Ashtray

2018-06-15: Brought home a couple souvenirs from my job. (It’s ok! I got permission!)

2018-06-14: If you haven’t listened to Angelique Kidjo’s new cover album of Remain In Light by …

2018-06-13: If I could add one feature to Overcast, it would be the ability to hide certain recommended …

2018-06-12: It may be Rainbow Capitalism, but I don’t care. I’m a sucker.

2018-06-09: The more I think about it, with my travel plans, I should probably skip the iOS beta cycle entirely …

2018-06-01: Happy Pride Month! 🏳️‍🌈

2018-05-31: I love how BBC’s “In Our Time” podcast ends with the producer coming in & …

2018-05-30: I’ve downloaded OmniFocus 3, but I’m not going to actually use it until OmniFocus for …

2018-05-30: I couldn’t resist. I did the thing. 🏳️‍🌈

2018-05-30: I’m giving serious thought to changing the date on my phone just so I can use the shiny new …

2018-05-29: Story out of my hometown about a school returning donated iPads. It’s not as strange as the …

2018-05-25: Hm. Semi-impulse bought a pair of cheap, active noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones on Amazon. …

2018-05-22: Ooh, the new Notability update has handwriting-to-text, and I don’t even need an Apple Pencil …

2018-05-22: Anyone good with Workflow & Todoist? Trying to improve a book reading task Workflow. I’ve got a Workflow to add a book as a set of tasks in Todoist, but it’s limited. …

2018-05-22: Oh, hell yeah, Nock Co. finally has new Chimneytops in stock. Soon I can stop moving my little cable …

2018-05-19: So, I set up a Pi-Hole on my network today. I think I like it.

2018-05-19: Issue 59 of my email newsletter is out! Read: tinyletter.com/sanspoint… Subscribe: …

2018-05-16: Saw a woman on the subway playing Candy Crush on an Android phone in one hand, and watching video on …

2018-05-14: In the 1960s, IBM sold computers to business with the slogan “machines should work; people should …

2018-05-11: Today is proving to be very frustrating, but at least I snagged a ticket for one of The Vapors first …

2018-05-10: Unfortunately, the best alternative to Day One in terms of feature set, is Evernote, and as for …

2018-05-10: The Day One sync outage has me very concerned over the way they’ve been running things lately. …

2018-05-09: I don’t use PocketCasts and haven’t in years, but this is reassuring after their …

2018-05-09: I seem to have licked the performance issues I’ve been having with DreamHost at last. If I …

2018-05-08: Ooooo… High-res scans of MC Escher Prints from the Boston Public Library! …

2018-05-08: OMG OMG OMG OMG THE VAPORS ARE PLAYING MERCURY LOUNGE IN OCTOBER!!! YES. THAT THE VAPORS. OMG OMG …

2018-05-07: There’s plenty of rainbow pride bands for the Apple Watch, but I can’t seem to find a bisexual pride …

2018-05-06: Sunday is a day for Tech Maintenance. Cloning my hard drives, backing up iOS devices, all that fun …

2018-05-05: That’s two friends who’ve painted portraits of me in my US Air Guitar persona!

2018-05-05: Shells > Tubes for baked pasta. I will fight you on this. 🍽

2018-05-05: Why did I wait so long to listen to Dirty Computer? I gotta keep up on this stuff better. Janelle …

2018-05-05: Issue 58 of The Untitled Sanspoint Newsletter Project is on its way to inboxes. This fortnight: …

2018-05-05: The new Nancy is very relatable.

2018-05-04: Apparently, someone from the press was bothered by a woman as Prince Charming in Cendrillon 1: The …

2018-05-04: The US Air Guitar blog is doing a series of interviews with air guitarists! Learn about our crazy …

2018-05-03: Here comes the rain again

2018-05-03: Patio weather

2018-05-03: I’d like to propose using 🏳️‍🌈 as a tagmoji for LGBTQ stuff. I’m sure I’m not the only queer person …

2018-05-02: Oh, neat! Discogs has a second site where you can log and share your music equipment collection! …

2018-05-01: I’m reminded of the fact that, despite the occasional frustrations, I have a job where I can …

2018-05-01: My US Air Guitar Trading Card is in!

2018-05-01: Dreamhost/WordPress Status Update: Went in last night and disabled a few more plugins that I really …

2018-04-30: *hammers another nail into Twitter’s coffin* 9to5mac.com/2018/04/3…

2018-04-29: Okay, I’m in for the paid micro.blog thing for a bit. Let’s give this one last shot. …

2018-04-14: Posting the same question again: Are there any LGBTQ Micro.blog folks out there I should be …

2018-04-13: If you get the chance, see The Met Opera’s production of Così fan tutte. It’s hilarious, beautiful, …

2018-04-13: Dapper for a night at the Opera

2018-04-13: Are there any cool LGBTQ folks on micro.blog out there? Looking for folks to follow.

2018-04-13: Wearing a vintage tie and vintage tie clip for tonight’s performance of Così fan tutte. The …

2018-04-12: micro.blog hosted podcasts! I like that idea. Thanks, @manton!

2018-04-12: I guess we’re doing something right around here when our production gets a writeup in… …

2018-04-11: And so the marketing emails are going out tomorrow, maybe in the morning, if the big boss signs off …

2018-04-11: The approval chain at work is probably the biggest source of professional annoyance for me. I got …

2018-04-11: My kingdom for a device that does native handwriting-to-text. I’m considering picking up an …

2018-04-10: So, I wanted to see if I could set up an IFTTT thing to save my Swarm checkins to Day One. Open up …

2018-04-10: The future is having to force reboot the office coffee machine.

2018-04-09: I’ve been wanting to get back into Location Logging, but I’m not exactly keen to install …

2018-04-08: King Missile III - Failure An oddly inspiring song.

2018-04-07: Riding the 🚆 to Philly this morning.

2018-04-06: My question is, where will the Twitter exodus go this time? Here or Mastodon? Or just into the …

2018-04-06: So, looks like I’ve got until June 19th to figure out the future of my social media presence, …

2018-04-06: My work is involved with a crazy adorable program to introduce babies to opera. …

2018-04-05: Also related, it would be really useful if I could see who my followers are, if I even have any, so …

2018-04-05: And that, of course, has me thinking about Micro.blog, and Mastodon, and how they seem to be serving …

2018-04-05: The latest episode of RecDiffs has me pondering what it would take to completely dump Twitter. Truth …

2018-04-03: Huh. So I can still post but all my stuff doesn’t show up on sanspoint.micro.blog? I’m confused. …

2018-04-03: Testing.