2019-03-23:

2019-03-23: 🔗 Pokemon’s Problematic Pacing www.youtube.com/watch This guy gets it.

2019-03-20: Let’s make some WWDC memes. I’ll go first.

2019-03-19: Today Apple released a brand new iMac that sells for $1299 and includes a 1TB (5400-rpm) hard drive …

2019-03-18: 📚✏️ The Common Good (Book) I’ve been a long time fan of Robert Reich and particularly enjoyed his …

2019-03-17: Philly CocoaHeads is starting a new book for our weekly book club meetings. Advanced Swift A deep …

2019-03-15: Life is like a hurricane…

2019-03-15: When the code is so bad that Xcode starts playing Danny Elfman’s Breakfast Machine as you step …

2019-03-13: 😁 What moron schedules a dentist cleaning visit the day after doing his taxes? (Oh, it was me.) What …

2019-03-12: Prepared my (self employment) taxes today with the help of my accountant. Good news, I made more …

2019-03-11: If WWDC had cosplay I’d dress up as the Xcode console and throw garbage all over the place.

2019-03-10: Got my numbers totaled for the tax man. No surprise, health insurance costs the number one expense, …

2019-03-08: I have writers block. You all can put the two together right? “White House Communications …

2019-03-08: 🔗 The ‘Otherwise Blameless Life’ of Paul Manafort RIP Lady Justice

2019-03-08: ✏️ New Project: Group Leadership Club Today I’d like to share a new project I’ve been working on …

2019-03-07: 🎵 Flame Wreath, Don’t Move!

2019-03-07: Bothers me that Tim bends the knee like he does. I don’t see Steve sitting at that table.

2019-03-07: Back in my day we got WWDC videos on data DVDs, months after the event, and we had to pay $800 for …

2019-03-07: I want to see a graph showing the differences between a person’s current age and the age they …

2019-03-05: 🔗 Code for Philly We use tech and data as a mode of civic engagement. We’re making Philadelphia …

2019-03-05: Code for Philly meetup at Linode.

2019-02-28: Who would have thought we’d have such positive nostalgia for a online game store theme song? …

2019-02-28: ⚾️ I’ve been trying to stream Phillies at work for years. MLB on iPad blacks out local teams. …

2019-02-27: 🕹Felt a little down on the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield announcement this morning. I want a …

2019-02-26: Made a new account on my Mac to setup 2FA for my developer account before tomorrow’s short …

2019-02-26: Tomorrow is Pokemon Day. Can I take off for religious holiday?

2019-02-24: It just hit me I need to get my tax numbers together, quick.

2019-02-24: This Friday is First Friday, which means free coworking at IndyHall. The place is usually jumping …

2019-02-21: Victory is mine!

2019-02-19: ✏️ Blog post: Code Documentation

2019-02-15: 🕹 Played about ten games of Tetris 99. Lots of fun. Got #2 once. So close.

2019-02-13: My laptop display is starting to really get flooded with orange colors. This isn’t a must have …

2019-02-13: 🕹 Gaming Update, February 2019 TL;DR: Buy Civ VI and play with me. 😀

2019-02-12: Second night in a row fighting the Xcode build system. Release / Archive builds are not building / …

2019-02-06: 🎮 No joke, last night I fell asleep in my chair playing Final Fantasy 10. I woke up in the …

2019-02-06: Thin Mints for dinner. 🤷‍♂️

2019-02-06: It is not a podcast unless there is a RSS feed.

2019-02-06: So a friend told me about this new podcast, about pyramid schemes. It’s very enjoyable so far …

2019-02-05: Always staring. Always watching. Always judging.

2019-02-05: Debugging.

2019-02-04: Seems curious to update to Swift 5 in an Xcode dot release.

2019-01-31: As of Dart 2.1, integer literals are automatically converted to doubles when necessary …

2019-01-30: 🔗 An AI crushed two human pros at StarCraft—but it wasn’t a fair fight - Ars Technica I watched some …

2019-01-30: The current state of YouTube content.

2019-01-25: Goodbye old friend. Amtrak is dismantling 30th Street Station’s iconic flipping board …

2019-01-24: Code Consistency with SwiftLint mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-23: That design never fails, to give me a chuckle.

2019-01-23: Don’t hate me just cause I got the oauth access token auto-renew feature working and tested.

2019-01-22: Registered for Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2019 mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-22: A Pivotal Year for the Mac Platform mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-16: The following is a list of events and conferences I’ve spoken at or attended in recent years. If you …

2019-01-16: I just felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of custom slack themes suddenly cried …

2019-01-15: Designing a Modern Swift Network Stack, Video and Slides mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-12: Terminal Tip: Quickly Launch Into Servers and Services mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-11: Local Food Banks Need Help During Shutdown mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-09: Just spent an hour helping some poor lost ReactNative souls deal with some buggy Xcode entitlement …

2019-01-08: New Series: Anatomy of a Modern iOS Project mikezornek.com/posts/201… First post: The README …

2019-01-08: You finally get over your hangups about Apple’s Radar and want to post a new bug report only …

2019-01-08: It would seem the shutdown did not stop them (Feds, State and County) from all cashing my estimated …

2019-01-07: 🔗 Mixed feelings. As the saying goes, “If You’re Not Paying, You’re The Product.” …

2019-01-03: 2018 Retrospective; 2019 Goals mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-03: Network Design Talk at Philly CocoaHeads mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2019-01-01: New Year, New Site mikezornek.com/posts/201…

2018-12-30: 🏈 Fly, Eagles Fly! – Bring on the playoffs.

2018-12-28: Just prepped my last estimated tax payments for 2018. Feds, state and even my county take a piece. 💸 …

2018-12-28: Happy to be back on my feet after a post-Christmas stomach bug. Still don’t have much of an …

2018-12-24: Merry Christmas! 🎄🎁

2018-12-23: Working on a website update. Migrating to Hugo from WordPress. Hosting on Linode with auto deploy …

2018-12-22: Only a few more days to the year of the Mac Pro!

2018-12-19: Good morning. Dentist visit today. It’s a Christmas Filling! 😰

2018-12-16: Happy new air filter day!

2018-12-14: I’m a huge fan of automated formatters in Elixir, Elm, Go, etc. Maybe time to try one with Swift? …

2018-12-14: Been out of commission with a head cold most of the week. Feeling better now, but still coughing. As …

2018-12-13: I am a spider. www.wowhead.com/npc=50770…

2018-12-06: Master Investor.

2018-12-05: I think one of my new year resolutions will be better code documentation. As I walked a peer through …

2018-12-04: Dentist appointments always dominate my day. Have just a cleaning today, but a larger cavity awaits …

2018-12-03: When the Trump administration comes crashing down I hope we get a Seinfeld-like trial that brings …

2018-11-28: That uneasy feeling when you notice Calendar has reassigned all new colors for your various …

2018-11-26: Who knew “Iphone” was a registered trademark. Second thing to LOVE about this email is that it’s …

2018-11-22: Happy Thanksgiving everyone.

2018-11-20: Mac mini comes with 8GB ram, to upgrade to 32GB costs $600 from Apple. A 32GB kit from Crucial (same …

2018-11-20: If you really want to consume a technical book, I highly recommend reading one or two chapters on …

2018-11-19: Monday bug hunting. I could swear some rogue code is using the appearance proxy to assign a bold …

2018-11-17: My trainer name is Zorn. My rival is Farkus. And my Pikachu is named Voltemort. 🎮

2018-11-16: 😭 🎮

2018-11-16: Power has been out for 12 hours. Slept as much as I could. Apartment is chilly. Also had to reboot …

2018-11-15: First snow. ☃️

2018-11-14: Ugly Swift Syntax for Checking Errors I like guard over if cause it’s more expressive about my …

2018-11-11: Is it Friday yet? I think I’m going to go with Team Pikachu for my first play-through. 🎮

2018-11-11: Thanks to my Uncle George, cousins Greg and Matt – and to all our Veterans. 🇺🇸

2018-11-10: Apple BANS third parties from selling refurb Macbooks on Amazon. www.youtube.com/watch …

2018-11-08: Philly CocoaHeads.

2018-11-08: I’ve had Weird Al’s Another One Rides the Bus in my head for the last two weeks. Join …

2018-11-07: The Hard Parts of Open Source, Strange Loop 2018 thestrangeloop.com/2018/the-… …

2018-11-07: After upgrading my iPhone last week, had my first instance of trying to use my non-existent …

2018-11-06: I was once a day late for a comp sci class in college. I needed a copy of the syllabus and I asked …

2018-11-06: I voted. 🇺🇸

2018-11-05: Summarize your podcast listening habits: Old Mac People complain about New Mac things. … and …

2018-11-04: I reinstalled Pokemon Go with my new phone. Figured I’d give it a second chance since it will be …

2018-11-01: Let’s be friends in Pokémon GO! My Trainer Code is 0940 3504 4364!

2018-11-01: Philly Blockchain Meetup.

2018-11-01: New camera play.

2018-10-31: 🎥 The Story of Harry Potter (Part 1/3) - Movies with Mikey youtu.be/BdR3ZQbAI…

2018-10-30:

2018-10-30: While I was at the Apple Store today I saw someone buy a “new” iPad mini .. and I really …

2018-10-30: Xr’d.

2018-10-30: Rotom:articuno zorn$ mix clean; mix test test/articuno/builder_test.exs Compiling 9 files (.ex) …

2018-10-30: Had lunch with a friend and discovered he has a Stardew Valley farm. So happy to have a new person …

2018-10-30: Oh also REALLY happy to see Apple offer Touch ID without the Touch Bar. Really want to see that …

2018-10-30: The big surprise today seems to be Apple’s restraint in how it kept the size and the port …

2018-10-29: Democracy.

2018-10-24: Tuesday.

2018-10-22:

2018-10-20: TIL: The theatrical release of Clue (1985) included three possible endings, with different theaters …

2018-10-18: Technical debit.

2018-10-18: From IndyHall Show and Tell today: At Mighty Writers, our goal is to teach Philadelphia kids ages 7 …

2018-10-17: Moving forward I don’t think I would ever accept working on another mixed ObjC / Swift app. It …

2018-10-16: Flexing my AppKit muscle memory to add some UI to what has been a networking only side project to …

2018-10-16: Even Gordon Ramsay is doing unboxing videos on YouTube. Pixel 3. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-10-16: Been experimenting with some Swift design patterns in a side project and a little in a client …

2018-10-16: A bit grumpy today. 🙁

2018-10-15: Swift Style: Dequeuing and Populating Cells From UITableView mikezornek.com/2018/10/1…

2018-10-15: Gritty.

2018-10-12: Happy Friday everyone! Mixed feels since I still have a lot to do for my weekly checklist but …

2018-10-10: Gotta catch ‘em all!

2018-10-10: If you don’t tap your foot and/or bounce your head to Puzzle Plank Galaxy you have no soul. …

2018-10-09: Playing around with Linux Mint 19. Not the most comforting image on the install preview. JAVA! …

2018-10-08: Genius Bar caught ripping customer off ON CAMERA by CBC News www.youtube.com/watch RIGHT TO REPAIR! …

2018-10-08: He just kept talking in one long incredibly unbroken sentence moving from topic to topic so that no …

2018-10-07: The new GuiltTrip™ from Amazon.

2018-10-07: Hello Firefox, Goodbye Chrome mikezornek.com/2018/10/0…

2018-10-06: Got out of the apartment today for some coffeeshop fueled writing. Pretty happy with the result. Sad …

2018-10-05: You Don't Own Your Macintosh Anymore, Apple Does Via MacRumors: iMac Pro and 2018 MacBook Pro Systems Must Pass Apple Diagnostics to Function After …

2018-10-05: If I was running Square I’d put the Final Fantasy team on a new 2D project, something outside …

2018-10-05: I didn’t care for FF 15 and I really wanted to like it. Found this video today which was …

2018-10-04: I have a ton of developer tools installed, yet I can’t preview JSON files. :(

2018-10-04: Apple’s Use of Donations as Marketing mikezornek.com/2018/10/0…

2018-10-02: Tim Cook not talking about my money.

2018-10-02: Found a bug in a web app I use. Can’t chat cause I use ad blocker. No other obvious way to …

2018-10-02: Market and 4th.

2018-09-28: Windows open, cool air breeze, sitting in my recliner hacking on some code, Bob Ross painting on the …

2018-09-27: Bought my first pair of noise canceling headphones. Got the new Sony Wireless MX3. I wouldn’t …

2018-09-25: 🕹 Gaming Update, September 2018 Let me know what you are playing!

2018-09-25: 🏒 No matter what his true name is, I’ll always call the new Flyers mascot Poochie.

2018-09-25: 💻 When you are trying to evaluate forks of a stale repo/project check out this helpful tool: …

2018-09-25: I’m in no hurry to install 10.14. Dark Mode is neat but I’d rather give the open source world …

2018-09-25: 🎮 Been playing a ton of Cities Skylines since I bought it on Friday. Brain is racing with traffic …

2018-09-22: Locked to table. Camera covered up. Can’t even see the color variants. Could Verizon make a more …

2018-09-19: I was reminded today, WeWork owns Meetup.com. I give Meetup credit for helping to promote our …

2018-09-19: iOS Stack Views are such a curious beast. They try to simplify a layout problem, but to use them you …

2018-09-17: It seems odd in retrospect they didn’t spend any real time on iOS 12 at phone event.

2018-09-14: I might have to stop using Chrome out of protest. I’m starting to believe it’s a real threat …

2018-09-12: This is the worst Mac Pro presentation ever.

2018-09-12: I do not want an iPhone X pin. Take that @manton!

2018-09-11: Started this Nuzlock on Sunday. No one dead yet but my first gym awaits. 🤞

2018-09-11: Why u show connected when u not connected? Why Mac, why!?!

2018-09-11: Some great perspective here… brought to us by Squarespace. YouTube: Manufacturing Authenticity (For …

2018-09-09: If they won’t give me my remake then I’m going home.

2018-09-09: Better angle.

2018-09-09: New project: cable management. Send your recommendations. Please.

2018-09-09: ElixirConf 2018 Notes After attending ElixirConf I am as confident as ever that Elixir is a …

2018-09-08: I don’t think I follow one podcaster who actually uses Squarespace but plugs it weekly.

2018-09-08: It’s a travel day. SEA ✈️ PHL. Question, what is your go to plane snack? I think I lean towards …

2018-09-07: Happy Friday.

2018-09-06: They are posting videos from ElixirConf hours after they happen. Amazing. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-09-05: Catching up on some reading and boy are we overdue for a stock correction. We are living on borrowed …

2018-09-04: Self Employment Estimate Numbers Today I want to share with you how I do my estimate numbers and …

2018-09-04: When I asked a code question during my class the instructor said he really liked my font size. He …

2018-09-04: Good morning from ElixirConf!

2018-09-03: Wonderful park near the conference hotel.

2018-09-03: Good morning. Today is a travel day to Seattle for ElixirConf. Really excited. Lots to learn. Fun to …

2018-08-31: New desk layout for recording.

2018-08-31: Update: Air conditioner intake fan propeller replaced. Seems to be working but will take a while to …

2018-08-31: Apartment air conditioning is broke. 🙁

2018-08-30: The @objc declaration in Swift code is like spinach stuck in your teeth.

2018-08-28: For those who enjoy nitpicking Star Wars, the new Plinkett Review is up. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-08-26: Did a last of the summer weekend at the shore. Nothing too crazy but got in some beach time and …

2018-08-22: Who knew they clean teeth this early? Yawn.

2018-08-20: Today’s comic nailed it. www.darklegacycomics.com/644

2018-08-17: Yesterday’s game was an embarrassment.

2018-08-17:

2018-08-14: Tech friend Scott McNulty is once again running a 5K to raise some money for colorectal cancer …

2018-08-13: Rainy Monday (Video 3m) www.youtube.com/watch

2018-08-13: For all my Warcraft friends out there, Happy Patch Day! www.youtube.com/watch

2018-08-13: TNG S2E22. It’s a Riker flashback episode. Why do a flashback episode in season 2?

2018-08-10: Checkout all my Apple courage.

2018-08-10: Maybe I’ll go swimming this weekend. Fuck.

2018-08-10: I ordered two new mouse pads but they are way too big.

2018-08-07:

2018-08-07: If you need a place to house your RSS Subscriptions I highly recommend FeedWrangler. Has its own app …

2018-08-06: Over the weekend I spilled coffee on my desk. Faired ok for the most part but my new card reader …

2018-08-06: I know this is against the wind of opinion but I think it’s a mistake to bring Picard back. Let the …

2018-08-06: Hearthstone is too expensive. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-08-05: Dominos cheesy bread is the most unhealthily thing I’ve eaten in a while. And I eat a lot of …

2018-07-31: Sylvanas, how could you?

2018-07-28: It’s time to take this team serious.

2018-07-28: Started a New Relic pod update form 6.2 to 6.3 and their static lib went from 91.7 MB to 151.13 MB …

2018-07-28: Stopped at Burger King for lunch. They had a sign promoting job interviews. Starting pay is …

2018-07-27: Found while cleaning, my old C4[1] dog tag. It was a particular curious piece of swag. The …

2018-07-26: I love the scan document from iPhone camera feature in iOS. I wish it was available from the Camera …

2018-07-25: Juxtaposition.

2018-07-25: I’m officially Not Secure. Thanks Google. More on why this is a bad idea: …

2018-07-24: New toys.

2018-07-24: Did a full Elixir/Phoenix website deployment today. It was my first. Still need to improve it …

2018-07-24: Minimal Ubuntu, on public clouds and Docker Hub <blog.ubuntu.com/2018/07/0…>

2018-07-23: The AltConf talks from WWDC week are starting to show up on YouTube. Enjoy. …

2018-07-22: On Friday was cleaning at IndyHall. On Saturday I cleaned out my bedroom closet. Could not finish in …

2018-07-21: Remember you ☂ this week Philly.

2018-07-21: The deep archives.

2018-07-21: Back in my day we used index cards for software stories.

2018-07-21: Lots of old stuff as I clean up my closet. Do I dare boot the mini?

2018-07-20: Working on some personal and business budgets today. Really enjoy using Soulver to test out my …

2018-07-19: I feel like I’m punished for having a complex Apple ID password (ie: 30+ chars; stored in …

2018-07-19: Back to Full Time at IndyHall (video 5m) www.youtube.com/watch

2018-07-17: While not as nostalgic as web rings. This song by @stevenf that I trip over in my “Rare” music …

2018-07-17: Wildbit: Our week off from Slack As an experiment, we decided to spend a week without Slack to see how it feels and to hopefully …

2018-07-17: On Using and Not Using Twitter (Video, 8m) mikezornek.com/2018/07/1…

2018-07-16: Priorities.

2018-07-16: Clicked an article link, browsing the page and I got accosted by slide in panels from the bottom …

2018-07-13: As @dazeend will tell you, Happy Friday the 13th, aka check your backups day!

2018-07-12: “quieter third-generation keyboards” – because the noise was everyone’s number one …

2018-07-10: More… The Your Password field format is invalid. Please make sure no special characters are …

2018-07-10: The password entry is invalid. Please verify that it is a minimum of 6 but no more than 14 …

2018-07-06: Happy Friday everyone. What’s going on this weekend? For me, desk cleanup, pool time, book time and …

2018-07-06: Monk.

2018-07-03: <insert heat joke />

2018-07-02: The dude abides. 🥃

2018-06-29: I never did much of this before but feel like it will come in handy soon. Choosing a VPN service · …

2018-06-29: Summer time.

2018-06-25: Just finished my lunchtime (3 parts) rewatch of Thor: Ragnarok via Netflix. Still love it.

2018-06-25: I would like a calendar feature that would let me document my location through the week (working at …

2018-06-25: Local geek and friend Brent has been working on the Twilio YouTube channel a lot lately. The new …

2018-06-22: Just got back from the shore. Lots of beach and pool time. Avoided sunburn for the most part, lips a …

2018-06-16: Packing the beach supplies.

2018-06-13: MacHack research.

2018-06-13: It’s registration time for many App Camp for Girls cities. Spread the word! PORTLAND, OR …

2018-06-13: Looking at display options for my 2016 MacBook Pro. Setting up a remote deskspace. Feel like the LG …

2018-06-11: I’m seeing some Mac journalist and bloggers post screenshots and screencasts from the betas. …

2018-06-09: For all the security session stuff I just sat through it’s kind of embarrassing that Apple …

2018-06-09: For those who dream (have nightmares?) about a possible TouchBook, see this experiment: …

2018-06-09: Watching sessions, Philly-style.

2018-06-08: WWDC 2018 Social Recap

2018-06-08: You’ll never convince me Paul Hudson doesn’t have a Time-Turner.

2018-06-08: The people in Southwest ads are nightmare fuel.

2018-06-07: Philly Drone - Top 10 Shots www.youtube.com/watch Can’t get enough of Cory’s Philly videos. …

2018-06-07: SJC ✈️ PHL – Was great seeing everyone this week. Special thanks to AltConf for giving a WWDC …

2018-06-07: Enjoying my private Irish Breakfast tea stash.

2018-06-06: “I use ten code ex to build apps for the iPhone ex”. For hire.

2018-06-06: Made a new Pivital Tracker project to get some sanity around my new course development. Trying to …

2018-06-06: East coast coffee lines move faster. 😕

2018-06-05: Social Policy for all the downloads! Check out my bandwidth verse previous hotel and LTE attempts.

2018-06-05: I swear I only listen in moments of weakness. That said, I am a weak man.

2018-06-05: wwdc.run

2018-06-05: Installed. 12GB.

2018-06-05: Was great to see everyone at the Micro.Blog meetup! Thanks to @manton and @macgenie for hosting!

2018-06-05: I’m still downloading the new bits but I did make a partition for Mojave. Interesting to see …

2018-06-05: Dark mode.

2018-06-05: Waking up at 3am (again) out here in San Jose. Clearly my brain is still back in Philly.

2018-06-04: Great first day of WWDC. Lots of fun. Looking forward to some AltConf and the Micro.Blog meetup …

2018-06-04: Breaking news: Microsoft follows up its GitHub buyout by forcing tabs instead of spaces for all new …

2018-06-04: WWDC

2018-06-01: It’s probably against my own benefit but I can’t bring myself to use Beacon because it …

2018-06-01: UI copy: “You are at home now. No need to change home when you are at home.” When I read this I hear …

2018-06-01: If they do release a new design soon™ part of me wants to get it and sell this MacBook Pro, BUT …

2018-06-01: Got my MacBook Pro back this morning. Seems they did the top case replacement and a new logic board …

2018-05-31: Google suggestions.

2018-05-29: If your MacBook Pro speaker ever breaks that’s going to cost $795.00 for a full top case …

2018-05-28: Doing the laptop backup, clean install dance in prep for my fourth repair of the 2016 MacBook Pro. I …

2018-05-26: This guy got SCREWed. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-05-25: I haven’t been to the YMCA in a while so I’m pretty sure the swim I just took cost me $600.

2018-05-24: Ever heard of Plato? Aristotle? Socrates? Morons. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-05-24: Fuck this. Apple rejects Steam Link app from App Store, cites breach of guidelines

2018-05-23: Didn’t pack my lunch but turns out we have a food truck visit today at Ambler Coworking.

2018-05-22: My man! Civilization VI Madman Builds 34 Wonders In One City

2018-05-22: The Dropbox Smart Sync seems to be acting strange. A search reveals it may just be broken on High …

2018-05-22: When you have so many “MacBookRepair” project folders you need to start adding years and versions. …

2018-05-21: Another 90m lost to unplanned Comcast Tech Support (still unresolved). Funny thing is I was suppose …

2018-05-20: Are there any static site generators that let you store a post’s assets right next to the …

2018-05-20: Giving Dropbox’s Smart Sync a try, making a Cold Storage Folder for old projects (particularly …

2018-05-20: Spring cleaning the desk.

2018-05-18: Gaming Update, May 2018 mikezornek.com/2018/05/1…

2018-05-17: My right MacBook Pro speaker just broke. I mean really … fuck this laptop I paid $4k for. …

2018-05-17: I’ve been playing a lot of Civilization 6 this past week and then I find this site… Hexagonal …

2018-05-17: The Front-End Tooling Survey 2018 - Results ashleynolan.co.uk/blog/fron…

2018-05-17: Programming Elixir ≥ 1.6 is now in print and shipping! pragprog.com/book/elix… Free ebooks …

2018-05-17: Local friend of mine just launched: Blockchain For Builders, Technical Resources For Developers And …

2018-05-15: Just got some gas at Wawa. I wonder I the inaccuracy was in my favor or theirs?

2018-05-14: Got rain?

2018-05-14: It’s like GrubHub but for Civ6 mentors. #warmonger

2018-05-13: Happy Mother’s Day. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-05-12: More brain news. Last night I played some Civilization 6. I only get like 1/16th of the mechanics so …

2018-05-12: My brain is going. I keep mixing up the names of Leslie Nielsen and Liam Neeson.

2018-05-11: We have work to do to turn things around. Scripting News: The Internet is going the wrong way

2018-05-11: It’s interesting to read other people’s story of learning React. I’m about to jump into my first …

2018-05-10: I just want to tell you both good luck. We’re all counting on you.

2018-05-10: Happy CocoaHeads Day!

2018-05-09: I need to find a way to get invited to the new Linode office on N3RD Street. Looks sweet. …

2018-05-09: Cool stuff. Google I/O 2018 keynote in 10 minutes

2018-05-07: Did some very bad, ugly things today with Git Large File Storage. The Ocean’s Eleven …

2018-04-30: Goal Checklist Last night, switched to OmniOutliner from Bear for my Goal checklist. I keep a monthly and daily …

2018-04-28: Go see Avengers.

2018-04-26: I kept waiting for the interviewer to tell him, no, the correct answer is Moops. Google’s …

2018-04-26: I love using Fin, an iOS presentation clock, during my talks and practice. The update sounds great. …

2018-04-26: Apple continues to let me down. I’ve used Airport almost exclusively since it came out. It was a …

2018-04-26: Nice Hearthstone meta discussion. The Witchwood Problem? Design and Interactivity w/ Brian Kibler …

2018-04-26: Philly CocoaHeads has a new home for their videos on YouTube. Be sure to subscribe. …

2018-04-26: The flood of privacy notice emails has begun. I feel like the majority of the GDPR is in the right …

2018-04-25: Looks like a nice deal. Rogue Amoeba’s New Ultimate Podcast Bundle

2018-04-25: Haircut feels a little too short but hell it grows in so fast I’ll take it.

2018-04-21: Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Today has …

2018-04-20: And here come the pretzels!

2018-04-19:

2018-04-18: That moment when you realize this String backed enum isn’t going to work in Objective-C. I …

2018-04-17: Bah-weep-Graaaaagnah wheep ni ni bong.

2018-04-16: Audio Journal: Reflecting on one year of self employment.

2018-04-16: The Third Party CocoaPod is over 100MBs in size and now GitHub don’t like this setup anymore …

2018-04-15: Ordered some sneakers last night at 11pm. Check postal mail today at lunch, $20 off coupon. Classic.

2018-04-14: If you are interested in Frontend Web Development this is a great index for what to expect and where …

2018-04-14: The face of innocence. Hearthstone is so broken with this new patch. Video

2018-04-14: Star Wars but the Lightsabers Sound like Owen Wilson saying Wow

2018-04-13: This is a great headline… Leaked Apple Memo Warns Employees About Leaking Info to Media

2018-04-13: Micro.Manton

2018-04-13: Billy Mitchell

2018-04-12: Happy Hearthstone Day! I recommend Trump’s card review and demo decks to get started.

2018-04-11: Just ordered some new business cards for WWDC. Nothing special – BUT it has my Micro.Blog on …

2018-04-11: FTC: Warranty-voiding language like Nintendo’s and Sony’s is illegal | Ars Technica

2018-04-10: Every time some podcaster speculates about Marzipan all I hear in my head is Homestar talking. …

2018-04-08: And with that said, I think I need to figure out the next five years. Need to setup some proper tax …

2018-04-08: This sounds obvious but its so much easier to do the monthly bills when you have the money to pay …

2018-04-06: Walking down memory lane. Anyone else remember the website I helped run called Apple Student …

2018-04-05: It’s hard to embrace Swift protocol naming patterns in my code when I’m implementing …

2018-04-05: I posted on Twitter for the first time in months today. Figured it’s a better place for my Mac Pro …

2018-04-05: There is a fair shot Philadelphia will boo the new manager at today’s home opener. ⚾️

2018-04-04: Gaming Update, April 2018 mikezornek.com/2018/04/0… What are you playing? 🎮

2018-03-29: ⚾️ Opening day for the Phillies! Nice to have baseball back.

2018-03-28: The sockpocalypse is here.

2018-03-28: VIDEO: PC Building Simulator Launch Trailer — I play a farm simulator so who am I to judge. I wonder …

2018-03-27: At a birthday party for Docker, cause that’s how I roll.

2018-03-27: Did my tax man visit today to work out 2017 and estimates for 2018. Feels great to have this work …

2018-03-26: These are impressive. Ocarina Cover Compilation #1 | The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D …

2018-03-26: Happy Birthday 🖖.

2018-03-25: Mostly back from my head cold. Still coughing a bit. Probably going to skip my client on-site …

2018-03-24: A TV channel for dogs. www.dogtv.com Related: www.youtube.com/watch

2018-03-24: Where is the emoji for shitty head cold? Cause if that’s needed you can draw my face right …

2018-03-22: I ordered some movie tickets online for my Aunt and now the internets will forever think I went to …

2018-03-19: Happy Monday. Lets get moving. There is lots to do this week. Personally, feeling better this week …

2018-03-15: The Phillies play two games at the same time tomorrow. Not unheard of for spring training but all I …

2018-03-14: The worst part of taking the car in for service… the daytime TV in the lounge.

2018-03-13: Pulled the trigger on WWDC Social. Will be in town Sun - Thurs to shake hands and kiss babies. See …

2018-03-09: The new Comcast building in Philly looks like it is giving us the finger. Credit: …

2018-03-08: An empty test method in XCTest should fail by default. Or at min throw a warning nothing was …

2018-03-08: Stardew Valley conspiracy, your grand pop faked his death and became Linus because he couldn’t take …

2018-03-05: Not cool Rollo.

2018-03-05: Design over function, a problem for many aspects of Apple as of late. The building makes extensive use of massive, floor-to-ceiling glass panels, giving the illusion that …

2018-03-05: There will come a day that I stop shopping on Amazon and it’ll be because of shit like this. …

2018-03-04: Gaming Update, March 2017 mikezornek.com/2018/03/0…

2018-03-04: Interstellar is about The Death of Film www.youtube.com/watch

2018-03-03: Podcasts and Taxes kind of afternoon.

2018-03-02: I’d never done a crazy thing in my life before that night. Why is it that if a man kills …

2018-03-02: VIDEO: Advanced Swift Property Use www.youtube.com/watch

2018-03-02: I should not see this when plugging in my iPad into my Macbook Pro.

2018-03-01: Going to my coworking space tomorrow, which means I’m practicing Mario Kart tonight. …

2018-02-28: 🎮 Welcome to the team.

2018-02-28: The ultra wide ratio the used at WWDC sure does make demos harder to see. Hard to understand the …

2018-02-28: Wildbit is hiring. Director of Finance and Operations wildbit.com/jobs/fina…

2018-02-27: Poor Worf. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-02-27: I can only imagine the shitty Chrono Trigger Steam release is to distract from the people whining …

2018-02-27: Too busy to put time into a discussion, but yeah I’m with Dave. HTTP has its place and shouldn’t be …

2018-02-23: ⚾️ Excited for the first official game of spring training later this afternoon. Go Phillies!

2018-02-22: mjtsai.com I’ve begun a new YouTube series called On Writing Software Well where I explore the real …

2018-02-22: Rewatching the WWDC 17 Keynote. Tim talking about how important the Mac is and such. It’s …

2018-02-22: Still no variable playback speed for Apple TV?

2018-02-21: Video: Building an iOS Conference App: Ep 5: Refactoring SampleData and adding sections to our table …

2018-02-20: The white zone is for immediate loading and unloading of passengers only. There is no stopping in …

2018-02-20: How do you measure a blog’s success? jvns.ca

2018-02-19: Via MacRumors: WWDC 2018 Dates Possibly June 4-8 at San Jose Convention Center On the fence if I …

2018-02-19: 📚Adding to “To Read” list: amzn.to/2Htxyl3

2018-02-16: Transformer lets you mock up attributed strings and then copy the related iOS code.

2018-02-16: I was reminded last night that the Secret of Mana remake is out. Going to play it some this weekend. …

2018-02-14: Great resource here. Ultimate Guide to JSON Parsing with Swift 4

2018-02-14: Building an iOS Conference App: Ep 2: New Project, Posting to GitHub www.youtube.com/watch

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2018-02-13: App Camp for Girls 2018 Registration is Open! appcamp4girls.com/camps

2018-02-13: The Final Fantasy VI nostalgia in this FFXIV MMO fight is pretty cool. www.youtube.com/watch

2018-02-12: Add to the list of great Meetup names:

2018-02-12: First of a new video series: Building an iOS Conference App: Ep 1: Sketching our User Interface …

2018-02-09: Was listening to a Core Intuition during my car ride today. Lots of talk of feature tracking and …

2018-02-04: Broke into the game wings early. Yummo. More at halftime. Go birds.

2018-02-02: Don’t forget to polka today! www.youtube.com/watch

2018-02-02: On the client call this morning, told them I woke up and saw my shadow. Six more weeks of …

2018-02-01: 📚 Philly CocoaHeads Book Club is back with a new book, Swift Design Patterns from Paul Hudson. We …

2018-01-31: Took my Mom to visit her friend in hospice care tonight. Very sad but we try to focus on the good …

2018-01-26: Got a great deal on the HomePod on eBay today!

2018-01-26: TIL there is no cheesesteak emoji. 😢

2018-01-25: Check out this laptop, it has five keyboards.

2018-01-25: Dog Food Eating my own dog food, using OwlDeck to make my slides for the Intro to iOS class. Really hoping to …

2018-01-25: Even if Trump were impeached, the Eagles Super Bowl would still be the lead story here in Philly. …

2018-01-22: My Girl Develop It, Intro to iOS class is now up for registration. Feb 17th and 18th here in Philly. …

2018-01-21: Go Birds.

2018-01-20: The whole Amazon HQ2 city search feels like a disruptive, egotistical, destructive game show.

2018-01-16: Looking at me, posting this micro blog post, but still, no compliments.

2018-01-14: 🍿Just saw The Post. Great movie. Timely discussions. Go see it. 👍

2018-01-13: Here we go. Go Eagles!

2018-01-12: Can I be like @brentsimmons? Bad App Idea: iPhone app to find nearest payphone. On the plus side, …

2018-01-12: Oh, and we’ve broke the cold here in Philly. 64 and rainy. I got the windows open for some …

2018-01-12: Happy Friday everyone. Today is going to be a reading day. Catching up on CareKit and ResearchKit …

2018-01-09: Considering macOS High Serra adoption is so slow, sure would be nice to see these CPU security …

2018-01-08: Worked on my GDI Intro to iOS class this evening. It’s going to be a whirlwind 2 class. Have …

2018-01-08: Happy Monday everyone! Let’s kick ass this week.

2018-01-07: Frozen Niagara Falls. www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/fro…

2018-01-05: I feel like I’d benefit from some kind of app on my iPad to help guide my reading time, from …

2018-01-05: Yesterday’s Snow in Philly www.youtube.com/watch

2018-01-05: It’s a “third party SDK bug that only shows up in the deployed TestFlight build” kind of day.

2018-01-04:

2018-01-04: 2017 Retrospective mikezornek.com/2018/01/0…

2018-01-03: Steam Gardens from Super Mario Odyssey. Probably my favorite song from the game. …

2018-01-03: I’m a grown man, with a job, life responsibilities and side projects – how many moons …

2018-01-02: I posted 5 client PRs on my first day back to work. I wonder if any of them were good?

2017-12-27: Cleaned the room today, new dust filters, also new humidifier. Still need to clean desk but it’s a …

2017-12-27: Some cold days ahead. Bundle up.

2017-12-26: Having a lot of productive fun dropping dead projects in OmniFocus while I prep for 2018 plans.

2017-12-25: Merry Christmas everyone!

2017-12-22: Pretty much locked and loaded for the holiday. Done shopping, wrapping, tree is up (to be trimmed …

2017-12-20: Feeling pretty relaxed as I start to close up some project stuff for the upcoming holiday break.

2017-12-19: Just got back from the war of stars.

2017-12-17: My gift wrapping is so bad, but at least you know it’s from me.

2017-12-15: Got to love the pure black screen of install feedback for this security update reboot. How long …

2017-12-15: Snow update.

2017-12-15: More snow.

2017-12-14: Eyes-Free Fitness is the first app designed to help people who are blind and visually impaired reach …

2017-12-12: I can’t wait to run Slack on my iMac Pro!

2017-12-12: Alexa, let’s hack some skills.

2017-12-12: Just noticed the notch in the Samsung Galaxy ad.

2017-12-11: Dilly dally shilly shally.

2017-12-11: Wake up, it’s Monday. Busy week ahead with much work to be done and many get togethers to be …

2017-12-10: I’m attending an Alexa workshop on Tuesday. What kind of skill should I build?

2017-12-09: First snowfall here in Philadelphia.

2017-12-08: Star Wars tickets acquired. Going to go on Tuesday, 19th.

2017-12-08: MacBook Pro is still out for repair. Went out on Saturday. Called Apple today, they said maybe …

2017-12-08: Happy Friday! So I was able to get that big PR posted yesterday – got to celebrate those. …

2017-12-07: Can I add Alolan Exeggutor to my Christmas list?

2017-12-07: Happy Thursday. Been a fairly productive week, looking forward to posting a large PR today and …

2017-12-01: Someone needs to build a mobile driving app with Mode-7 style graphics. Airship music, a plus.

2017-12-01: Found in the coworking phone booth.

2017-11-28: I now buy hardware to make my AppleCare visits/sessions more palatable. New 500GB external SSD so I …

2017-11-28: Finally updated my phone to iOS 11 for some client needs and OMG that calculator app icon. I …

2017-11-27: I do client consulting on-site on Mondays. It’s three hours of driving and really knocks me …

2017-11-26: My annual Pragmatic Programmers Turkeyday book order. The 40% sale continue until Dec 1st. …

2017-11-26: Told you there are gremlins fucking around with the MacBook Pro keyboard.

2017-11-23: Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

2017-11-21: In Elm, a Swift Optional is called a “Maybe”. package.elm-lang.org/packages/…

2017-11-21: I’ve been snoozing this one email since July.

2017-11-21: MFW I find out Elm has a built in Result type. package.elm-lang.org/packages/… Also, looking …

2017-11-20: Happy Monday! Weekend was ok. Sat was in bed with a bit of a stomach ache but Sunday felt better and …

2017-11-17: Two day shadow.

2017-11-17: Happy Pokémon Day!

2017-11-16: My current Twilight Zone “seasonal” bookmark.

2017-11-15: The liquids are running low.

2017-11-14: Bedtime snack, close up.

2017-11-14: One of my favorite book publishers, A Book Apart, is having a flash 10% off sale today. Go get some …

2017-11-13: Yoshi on the move.

2017-11-12: Tasty. Mom’s quick cheesecake.

2017-11-12: If you need some Thor-inspired synth to get through the day, here ya go: …

2017-11-11: Ended up with Thor. It was a lot of fun. 👍

2017-11-11: Squares at the movies.

2017-11-11: Considering a movie. Blade Runner 2049 is 2h44m. That’s crazy.

2017-11-10: Happy Friday! What games we playing this weekend?

2017-11-09: Happy CocoaHeads Day! Go out and visit your local Apple geeks.

2017-11-08: It’s getting harder and harder to get out of my nice, comfy, warm blankets in the morning. …

2017-11-07:

2017-11-06: Too sleepy to post! Long work day and DST have killed me. Off to bed. See ya’ll tomorrow! :)

2017-11-05:

2017-11-03: Blizzcon has me smiling so much right now.

2017-11-03: Updating my battle-station with a new microphone and stand for some upcoming audio work.

2017-11-03: It’s Blizzcon Day! Looking forward to WoW and Hearthstone updates. Fingers crossed for a …

2017-11-02:

2017-11-02: Good day? Bad day? -- Good day. Worked out of IndyHall. Did some experiments on client project (sadly they are failing but out my …

2017-11-02:

2017-10-31: It’s really frustrating to get rejected by iTunes Connect for things that should easily be …

2017-08-26: Testing. 12:35 PM

2017-08-26: Testting. 12:33 PM

2017-08-26: Per nerd rules, I will now post about how I’m spending the afternoon hacking around with …

2017-08-17: How do I see who someone else is following? Related how can I search for users?

2017-04-26: Hello from Indy Hall.

2017-04-25: Hello world.