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: RT @jmwolfinbarger: @manton It’s like if Apple had done a last run of Lisas because there was …

: Random beep woke the kids, so I changed batteries in 5 smoke alarms. Still a fresh memory: our hotel …

: East coast folks in the path of Irene: be safe.

: Austin dev folks: we moved the @NSDrinking night to 4th Thursdays. Hope y'all can make it out this …

: Glad we finally joined the year 2010 and upgraded our original Apple TV to the new one. So much …

: RT @stevenf: July 1: TouchPad goes on sale. August 5: TouchPad discounted $100. August 18: Touchpad …

: Woke up to a queue backlog in Tweet Marker. Some syncing for new users was probably delayed, but …

: RT @mrgan: The geniuses who nearly defaulted our country, of course, think they know finances and …

: How can you help support Tweet Marker? Short answer: buy Twitterrific and spread the word about …

: RT @AnnettePriest: You might be excited that yet another Texas governor is running for President. …

: Bachmann said “blank check”. Take a drink.

: RT @appsterdamrs: Announcing the Appsterdam Legal Defense Initiative. http://t.co/vlPqzhB

: RT @pbowden: We need more guys like Kucinich: …

: “Don’t look at dad’s shirt. It will make you nauseous.”

: RT @danielpunkass: Apple should have to pay 30% on App Store sales of its own products. I suggest a …

: RT @mrgan: Steven Frank has written a book, folks! It’s called ‘How to Count’ …

: Added a bookmarklet for the conversation link feature, plus recent conversations and an auth fix. …

: RT @kimwolf: @manton The Flip might be the best product ever canceled. You can’t beat its …

: Every time Netflix changes their prices, we save money. Just dropped to the streaming-only plan.

: Disappointed that Google stopped their “realtime” search results, which had a nice …

: If I ever run a soda company, it’s going back to FREE PEPSI under the cap instead of WKNMT …

: RT @jsnell: New version of @macworld Daily Reader iPad app is out. http://bit.ly/nmELuU

: Finished a major upgrade to tweetmarks.net. Now running on Heroku’s Cedar stack with Resque …

: RT @lapcat: Isn’t the NDA ridiculous when Apple has already posted 250 features on their web …

: RT @danfrakes: Google+ http://dfrak.es/jP7KCm

: I guess the kids have been using the iPad again, because now the background looks like this: …

: Second time this week I’ve had to get a new hotel key card after holding it next to the iPad. …

: Sent out the second batch of Tweetmarks API keys this morning. The support has been fantastic. Thank …

: Introducing Tweetmarks, last-read syncing for Twitter apps: http://tweetmarks.net/

: Settled on this t.co behavior: always show expanded URL, but route taps through the t.co. …

: RT @360iDev: The May release is out. Check out our 1st issue. http://thecocoamag.com Let us know …

: Tough loss for Chicago. I thought they had it until overtime. Regardless, I will stubbornly keep …

: I think Tweet Library 1.3 makes a good full-time iPad Twitter app now, not just for …

: RT @PenLlawen: If you watch it backwards, Twitter’s API is a remake of A Christmas Carol; a …

: RT @alanQuatermain: Thinking about emulating the #unlodsys guys and filing a similar bug report: …

: RT @cheesemaker: If you hate the body scanners, write your House Representative to support this: …

: Two weeks and 90 cedar 2x2s later, finished building the pergola. My home improvement estimates are …

: Mac/iOS devs in Austin: Ginger Man tonight at 8pm for beers, Xcode 4 rants, and misc geekery. Likely …

: RT @karmajunkie: heroku’s take on AWS outage is interesting—big props to them on taking resp. …

: RT @abrams: Omg, my new startup pivoted so many times, we’ve ended up back with the ORIGINAL …

: RT @rickj: Interesting story of the $23 million dollar book http://bit.ly/fzTYlr

: Back from camping at Inks Lake with the kids. Amazingly did everything we wanted: canoes, kayaking, …

: Looked for replies to @gruber’s TV tweet but it’s 100s of “The Wire” and …

: RT @limitedpressing: Amazon has denied all Skynet involvement in the service outage, but refuses to …

: RT @masonhale: Good dissection of today’s massive Amazon EC2 outage: http://bit.ly/hUX9AU

: RT @mathowie: @ev after reading one too many articles about you being some sort of mega-jerk, I felt …

: RT @Jury: Apply for a WWDC 2011 Student Scholarship: http://t.co/d814Kcp

: Rewriting some old AudioUnit code that I’m not very proud of to new AudioQueue code that …

: RT @SteveStreza: Wow! @Square card readers to be sold in Apple retail stores. That’s huge! …

: Tweetbot gets nearly everything in the UI right. Love it. But.. it’s a basic client. I still …

: RT @joestump: I think @tweetbot proves that @twitter was off the mark on their stance on clients. …

: It takes years of work to build up to a hit like Acorn 3. Here’s @ccgus’s 2005 post on …

: Acorn 3 for only $30? A steal. I use Acorn all the time. Congrats @ccgus! …

: RT @ashponders: @manton we wrote up an essay on it here: Aptfolk.tumblr.com

: Feeling pretty good about this day. Breakfast tacos + coffee before 8am. First bug fix commit before …

: Spent the day at A&M with my daughter for the vet school open house. Glad she still has 7 years …

: Passed through Thorndale, Texas, and a turtle was crossing the highway. Says something about the …

: Digging this Friday routine of taking the train downtown for coffee, tacos, and coding. Refreshing …

: “Dad, you look like a teenager from the 50s. Like that guy from Back to the Future.”

: RT @joshpuetz: @manton Chop chop, the clock is ticking! http://t.co/ymSte8b

: RT @irqconflict: Maybe @manton and @danielpunkass weren’t joking about that Toyota …

: RT @drbarnard: Great conversation on pricing: http://t.co/pnhrwTp /by @fraserspeirs & …

: Thanks again to @justinw and @mikelberger for having some fun with their podcast. If you missed the …

: RT @pbur: Really enjoyed @irqconflict episode 22. Although I think @justinw and @mikelberger might …

: RT @willie: Amount of suckage is directly correlated to the amount of time separating specification …

: RT @brentsimmons: Making of NetNewsWire Lite 4.0 up on Flickr: http://tinyurl.com/4h599ua

: Just recorded a new @coreint. Yes, an hour _before_ the iPad event starts.

: RT @pbowden: A reminder: First Austin NSDrinking is going to be pushed back to Tues. March 8, …

: RT @dimsumthinking: Congrats @bphogan who after years of stalling “wrote and recorded an album …

: RT @nickdpi: ☞ buy cadence & slang in PDF form for $25: http://cadence.cc

: RT @iDeveloperTV: Today is Developers Against Poverty Day at iDTV all proceeds from todays sale will …

: Another amazing shuttle launch. Wish it wasn’t so tricky for us to see in person. (And …

: RT @robrasmussen: The Ruby Group I Wish Austin Had …

: RT @Square: Today @Square removed the 15¢ fee on credit card payments. Swipe every card, pay 2.75%. …

: RT @dhh: TSA porno scanners can’t even detect a loaded gun: http://bit.ly/gCM9XA – this …

: RT @caseypitman11: @neilhimself My classmate’s brother vanished on his way to find a job. Can …

: RT @pbowden: Austin Folks: The first Austin NSDrinking will be at The Ginger Man from 8-?? on …

: RT @mattgemmell: NSConference UK 2011 tickets now on sale! …

: RT @nickdpi: if your writing is important, hold it close; hold it quietly; and if desired, publish …

: Thanks everyone for the comments and tweets on my “30%” blog post. Lots of good stuff to …

: Checked my receipt: bought CoverSutra in 2008. No way @sophiestication is getting $5 from me after 2 …

: The cruel history of Clipstart not making the App Store. Look at the dates in the middle. …

: RT @incanus77: So… Delicious isn’t closing, but rather spinning back off of Yahoo!, …

: Lucky timing. I completely migrated from Delicious to Pinboard just a few weeks ago. Easy export, …

: RT @danielpunkass: Middlemen are in the business of selling things cheaply. We’re not in that …

: Lack of caps-lock on Google’s laptop as the only “innovation” tells you everything. One step forward …

: RT @soryu2: @manton Dude, the Google netbook has a frickin’ VGA port! The future is now!

: Not happy about this anonymous payback attacking PayPal thing. They care about WikiLeaks but not the …

: Congrats @heroku on being acquired by Salesforce. I might be slightly worried, but hosting on Heroku …

: RT @robrasmussen: A billion dollar valuation isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? Being …

: I just want to copy one song to my iPad and it feels like it has to sync the whole internet first. I …

: Core Intuition 35 is up. Some talk about MacTech and 360iDev, a little Mac App Store, then three …

: Huge congrats to @kevinhoctor on his growing software team. And good luck @dannygreg, sounds like a …

: With so many of my tweets focused on the TSA, forgot to thank Apple for a quick approval of Tweet …

: Over a year ago Twitter told us they wanted to do push notifications for third-party devs. …

: At least 3 backscatter machines in Orlando. Sick. Fired off a random email to Disney asking for …

: It only takes 5 minutes to email or call your senator. We’ve put up with the bullshit but …

: Maybe overhyped, maybe not. But The Beatles on iTunes is good news! Looking forward to the videos …

: Not sure what to write or say? Imagine kids being put through the new security. The only terrorist …

: RT @flyosity: Democrats and Republicans come together to tell the TSA they’re pieces of shit. …

: RT @incanus77: Protect our rights. Stop the TSA from invading our privacy. Sign the petition now …

: It’s not enough to be upset about the TSA. Call or email your senator now. There’s a TSA …

: RT @Justicereport: Full frontal: Forbes calls for eliminating TSA after agency insists on …

: RT @somegeekintn: TSA backlash seems to be gaining momentum http://shrbl.in/c9IPl1

: Still kicking myself over this bug; I should know better. But I submitted a 1.1.1 and even emailed …

: Disappointed to confirm that I let a major rendering bug slip into Tweet Library 1.1. Works on 3.2 …

: This is the political story for the next few months. Repeat, repeat, repeat. http://j.mp/95CTF7

: Tweet Library 1.1 was approved today. If you’re a customer and like it, consider leaving a quick …

: RT @globalmoxie: And here are the slides for my 2nd #360idev talk: “iPad Design Headaches: …

: At Salt Lick with a great group. They’ve probably already tweeted photos and jokes.

: Of course I’ve been collecting tweets related to #360iDev. My view of the conference in 83 …

: Starting the morning right with Tacodeli and coffee before the last day of 360iDev.

: RT @SnappyTouch: Slides from my #360idev talk are up! The Power Of In-App Purchases …

: Still waiting for Apple to bring back the StyleWriter. Modern printers are bloated with features and …

: Really enjoying 360iDev. Good sessions today, great dinner at Iron Cactus. Checked in on the game …

: “The best way to market your application, or get people to know about your application, is to …

: Slides are up for @timburks excellent talk on cloud APIs, Mongo, and more. As an EPub download with …

: RT @globalmoxie: Terrific, passionate, funny talk from Mike Lee @bmf. “Life is too short to …

: Good questions in @macguitar’s lunch session. Gotta love App Store pricing discussions.

: Grabbing coffee and reliable wi-fi with @damon at Lift Cafe. Got 10% off with my Gowalla check-in. …

: Loved @hivebrain’s marketing talk at 360iDev because there’s almost no overlap between …

: RT @justin: Just posted my @360iDev presentation slides to @carpeaqua: ‘Punching Out: Selling …

: Stayed up north for my son’s last tennis practice. Finally heading down to #360iDev.

: Cool to see folks arriving in Austin and it’s not even March! Welcome everyone. I’ll be …

: In better news, helped my son shoot his first animated film. Only 10 frames, but still magic. (The …

: Narrowly avoided a wreck as a car pulled out into my lane essentially aimed at me. Then he drove off …

: Almost ready to announce the Tweetmarks API. #hype

: Balance this unbelievable email to @marcoarment with something positive. Write a quick 5-star review …

: RT @alexr: RIP Joe Gavin. The LEM was an awesome achievement.

: RT @theincidentapp: The Incident Lite is now available! http://j.mp/dkEIiD Free version: climb 50 m …

: Wrapped up Tweet Library 1.1 tonight, will submit to Apple tomorrow. Long list of bug fixes and …

: Added 2 new features to http://tweetlibrary.com/ tonight. Embed HTML of a collection on your site, …

: Picked up Rick Riordan’s latest for my daughter. Major book signing event + party tonight at …

: Twitter “events” could be great for Tweet Library’s collections. A natural fit. http://t.co/jKWM40A

: It costs $100k to get on Promoted Tweets for just a day? Wow. …

: RT @nickdpi: now would be a really good time to order a copy at http://cadence.cc if you …

: I don’t care if it never sees an update, I still use Changes.app all the time. Best …

: RT @maczter: Great piece from Vanity Fair on Sean Parker, the most discussed person in “The …

: RT @scottrachal: Any one having a few people over to watch the Saints game? I need cell phone video …

: All these Instagram photos made me curious how they are giving the app and server hosting away. …

: Some initial thoughts on the Tweet Library launch: …

: As I reflect on shipping the app, a big thanks to @mike_critz for tweetlibrary.com. He has the …

: Need to blog about the Tweet Library launch soon, but not sure where to start. In a nutshell: a) …

: Pushed a few site improvements: tweets in chronological order, tweets with time, and RSS feeds for …

: RT @360iDev: Check out the full speaker line up here! http://www.360idev.com/speakers #360idev …

: RT @bdainton: Clean stream of tweets from the 2010 ACL Music Festival: http://bit.ly/d4yqCH #acl …

: Nearing the end of Tweet Library’s first full day. Thanks again everyone for your tweets, blog …

: RT @dwiskus: In case you missed it, the #NHL GameCenter iPhone app is out now. It is awesome. …

: Hilarious Twitter discussion captured by @jsnell. http://twtlib.com/b5boOh

: RT @blankbaby: OH: “SharePoint is basically a big wiki that doesn’t work.”

: Slick new iPad app from @RogueSheep. Congrats guys! http://touchup.roguesheep.com/

: A neighbor called about the Bill White campaign. She was so nice I didn’t have the heart to …

: For the 2008 election, there were 3 million people on Twitter. Now, 165 million. Historic …

: Getting into Mixergy, listened to the interview with SmugMug’s Chris MacAskill. Half of it is …

: RT @shanezilla: Apple will be in Austin on 10/6 interviewing for development positions with the …

: RT @timburks: LuceneKit? (Apache Lucene ported to Objective-C) http://github.com/tcurdt/lucenekit

: Whenever Twitter makes an announcement, I’m nervous that it’ll obsolete my app. Which …

: 5 free tracks from The Social Network soundtrack, and more direct for $5. Great movie clip on this …

: RT @johnrubio: With all of the sports folk watching the game indoors, Austin is going to look like …

: Working on a screencast for the iPad app. Gamble seems to have paid off that it’d be waiting …

: RT @dwiskus: Interested in 360iDev? Use code BetterElevation for a 22% discount. …

: RT @rohdesign: Had a great time chalk drawing at @37signals on Wed. Go see photos & videos of …

: App review seems very inconsistent now. Some wait 2 weeks for in-review, others same or a few days. …

: RT @cheesemaker: Our new app, the first Game Center enabled version of Cribbage is out! …

: RT @markonen: Apple TV is the first iOS device that’ll be able to update its OS independently, over …

: RT @mrgan: We’ve posted a teaser for The Incident, Episode 2: …

: Over 3 months ago I wrote about $10 iPad apps. Still true? …

: RT @bitbq: Check out our new app QueueUp! Netflix queue adding on the go! http://j.mp/c7R2U2 …

: RT @Jonathan_Dodson: Armed gunman on UT campus on 21st and Speedway. Please avoid the area and pray …

: RT @urbanape: Basically, the best thing that ever happened to the web: http://erkie.github.com/ /via …

: Sad to hear that Disney animator Ward Kimball’s old house is being sold and razed. Used to …

: Submitting my new iPad app to Apple tonight. Anyone have a magic 8-ball so I can decide on pricing?

: Two new iOS apps released today. PlainText from @jessegrosjean, http://bit.ly/9knTvQ. And QueueUp …

: Number of tacos to eat for lunch = (minutes in conference call) / 20. Warning: formula has not been …

: Found this old tweet of mine which makes it sound like I was almost done. 5 months ago. …

: Started the day with 20 bugs to fix. 5 down.

: Refactoring a couple NIBs to add a new feature. Should’ve done this months ago.

: Letter from @paulkent to Mac devs: http://bit.ly/b1ZP9H (I bet Macworld 2011 is great. Proven …

: Staring at the bug list and just can’t get started. The quick wins are long gone.

: Time to start leaking what I’m working on. This is a big hint: http://drbl.in/58138

: Making difficult choices about what unfinished features to drop for 1.0.

: I think I’ve found a way around the GPL issue. I’m going to incorporate my business as …

: Actual items on the grocery list @tracireece sent me: “Very cheap white wine. Very expensive …

: I have a bad habit when talking to people, if I don’t have real stats in front of me, to just …

: RT @cheesemaker: Can someone please explain how the emoji characters were chosen and why a pile of …

: RT @damon: Proud to say that my company, VitalSource, has launched our Bookshelf app for iPhone, …

: Cafe Bedouins is tonight at @sodade, 7-11pm. Have a coffee and work on that project you’ve …

: Congrats @marcoarment. Tumblr is huge; Instapaper is essential. Can’t wait to see what’s …

: I never win against Core Text. Feel like I need a textbook on typography and Apple’s source …

: RT @violasong: Woah. This tweet from @ev implies there won’t be a Twitter for Mac. …

: Confused about how @twitter rolls out New Twitter. I joined in 2006 and I’ve still got …

: New beta list is giving me the inspiration to finish: “love this”, “wow”, …

: RT @smeade: @manton .@ev says it’s random http://twitter.com/ev/status/24788066052

: So since it turns out New Twitter is mostly random, I signed in with all of my 8 different accounts …

: RT @justin: @manton I doubt Omni loses sleep bc a few cheaptards bitch about OmniFocus being $40. …

: RT @nickdpi: @manton @justin i am cribbing “cheaptards” for my daily lexicon and there …

: RT @iTod: decided not to participate in one of the popular, super-cheap “mac app …

: Confirmed that part of my new app is broken in 4.2. Table selection, really? Guess I’ll get …

: Wish the world would slow down so I could finish my own apps. New Twitter, new iOS, new this, new …

: (I’ve got plenty of new beta folks now. Thanks! Expect an email from me later today.)

: Wanted: 20 new beta testers for my iPad app. Requirements: must love Twitter, have iPad UDID. Email …

: Recently hit 500 blog posts, which broke the archives slightly. Fixed. I’m still proud of many …

: RT @BarackObama: Speaking to students across the country as they mark the beginning of a school …

: RT @iamclovin: Have to say @coreint is a very underrated podcast. Great resource for indy software …

: So sad that parents can opt-out their kids from watching the President of the United States talk …

: I submitted an iOS app to Apple for VitalSource 10 days ago. Still hasn’t been reviewed.

: Went outside with the kids tonight to see the International Space Station pass overhead. Good view …

: Just noticed that Twitter indexes expanded URLs, e.g. “manton” matches shortened links …

: RT @marcoarment: Most common words unique to 1-star and 5-star App Store reviews: …

: Taking time to add 5-star reviews for some of my favorite iPad apps. You should too.

: RT @qwzybug: @schwa iAds is admitting defeat in making money on the internet by doing anything …

: Thanks everyone for the comments and links to my iAd post. I also corrected the quote to just point …

: 9 years ago, my daughters are 1 and we’re making breakfast when NPR interrupts the current …

: RT @dlpasco: Just made a new rule for Mail.app: any message with ‘webinar’ in the …

: Got a small (but welcome) sales bump today via Gdgt comment links. Is Wii Transfer still relevant in …

: If you didn’t need the 5th gen Nano, maybe it’s hard to appreciate what a remarkable …

: Does Apple allow Game Center in non-games? I’d like achievements for “posted 100 …

: RT @willie: Love the new App Store Review Guidelines document, but it doesn’t explain the …

: This guidelines document is some of the most honest writing I’ve ever seen from Apple.

: Vader’s starting to doubt his train vacation idea: http://yfrog.com/0kaxllj

: Compatibility testing? Ha! I downloaded the 4.1 GM seed yesterday just to get my preferred nickname …

: Got Ms. Pac-Man to see how achievements and rankings work for a real game. It plays slower than the …

: Another week, another new app from @justin. He’s making the rest of us look like the slackers …

: At 1am the patio flooded, and I switched from cleaning out drains to digging a trench to divert …

: Big issue with Google’s instant: if Google thinks (wrongly) that you have a spelling problem, the …

: It’s been nearly a week and I still can’t come up with a reason to get the new Apple TV. …

: My homegrown drain system is no match for this storm. The amount of water being dumped on us is …

: RT @AustinWeather: Barton Springs pool as a raging river: http://bit.ly/bkn2om

: RT @petterihiisila: OH: “If you’re not paying for it, you’re not the customer; you …

: I’d add a filter for “Glenn Beck” to my Twitter client today but I don’t …

: Related funny link via @adrianparsons: http://whatthecommit.com/ (And thanks @siegel and @bsneed. …

: Resisting the tempting to put as my SVN commit message: “Are you not entertained? Is this not why …

: Roller coaster of a week butting heads with the powers that be. Ship 1.0. No, don’t ship. Add new …

: RT @drwave: wow - great H264 news: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20100825006629/en

: RT @HibariApp: Hibari 1.0.2 is out :). Option for “Maintain Scroll Position: Always,” larger fonts, …

: Very happy about tags in the new Simplenote. One gotcha: tags don’t seem to sync until you …

: Just included “cross your fingers” as one of the steps for fixing an iOS provisioning …

: I seem to have lost my ability to ship software. I used to be good at this.

: RT @twmills: @manton Shipping software seems to be a lot like dating. The less you care about saying …

: Tacodeli “eat the menu” card. 4 down. http://yfrog.com/iy61thj

: LEGO pieces birthday cake. http://yfrog.com/nac3cwij

: This set is so great. I wish 6-year-old birthdays came along more often. http://yfrog.com/c8d8xkj

: To answer @CocoaGeek and @mohdabdurraafay: my wife made the cakes. The trick is marshmallows cut it …

: RT @zeldman: Facebook Places is like @gowalla with all the charm and pleasure removed.

: The best thing about working on a Saturday is how quiet it is. Monday through Friday is nonstop …

: Didn’t even tweet about yesterday because it was such a disaster. But today is starting out great. …

: Moving around a lot today. View from the afternoon office. http://yfrog.com/1xsj5yj

: RT @dwiskus: And today’s reason to hate Adobe is… http://bit.ly/bgV3Gt

: Coffee and code at Sodade. @johnchandler convinced me to look at integrating with TextExpander on …

: It must be embarrassing for the Twifficiency creator to see the missing apostrophe in “whats” only …

: RT @gruber: My wife is doing something pretty awesome, and you can help: …

: Bought Hibari. Bought Elements (congrats @justin!). Please no one else release any useful apps this …

: Is assigning bugs to other people considered work? Because I’m pretty good at it.

: RT @damon: Austin: Have a side project? there’s a special #cafebedouins at @sodade tonight …

: Trying out @violasong’s Hibari, an elegant Mac Twitter client with keyword blocking and integrated …

: Got about 3 solid hours of programming in this morning and then the day sort of fell apart. Almost …

: 8 kids in the pool. It’s a full-time job just to scan the water and count heads.

: Listened to about 4 hours of podcasts on the road yesterday. Makes me anxious to record another …

: RT @mathowie: The SXSW panelpicker should connect your login (OAuth) to twitter, then pull up every …

: Poured a homebrew. Settling in for an evening of iPad app work.

: Registered for 360|iDev. See you in Austin? Nov 7-10. http://www.360idev.com/

: RT @marcoarment: @nevenmrgan The trick to being a happy iPhone developer: NEVER read the customer …

: Wanted: coffee shop in northwest Austin that has wi-fi, is open late, and serves beer. Like …

: And to answer the obvious part I left out, no, I’m not paying $995! I’m paying free. …

: Got my Bitly Pro account set up. Very happy with this solution, but wish there was a cheap paid …

: RT @davidcairns: @nevenmrgan it’s only been 20 minutes, but now whenever I close my eyes I see …

: The Incident is out! I love this game. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-incident/id385533456?mt=8

: I wasn’t kidding about using my iPad all the time. This is often my work setup, with arms …

: RT @sco: Gowalla API now supports checkins – nice work by @therealadam: …

: Upgraded to Illustrator CS5 from CS3 “web premium”, but the SN doesn’t work …

: Difficult to believe that Adobe only provides two means of support: chat and phone. No email? They …

: We’re driving back to Austin after a much-needed mini vacation. Really wouldn’t mind …

: Agree with pretty much all of this post from @justin. It can be frustrating, but the iPad is too …

: And we have double digits. Thinking about the day my daughters were born and everything since. What …

: Not a Magic Trackpad fan, but it’s better than Apple’s previous failures: the Mighty …

: Capo 2.0 is out. @liscio has done some amazing work on this app. http://capoapp.com/

: Thinking about in-app URLs last night… Bitly Pro is actually a really neat solution because …

: Apple Store in Austin (Domain) is sold out of Magic Trackpads and doesn’t even have any demo …

: Glad to see that the per-user retweet setting on Twitter is back.

: My daughters don’t understand my answer of “testing” when they ask why I have 6 …

: RT @lapcat: Magic Trackpad sounds like something you’d buy from a traveling medicine show.

: RT @danmessing: New blog! New blog post! Free code! Read all about it! http://cocoatricks.com/

: I hope in the last half of his first term, Obama regains a sense of urgency.

: I can no longer recommend the iPhone app to reserve. Price doesn’t match between the app and …

: I love games on the iPhone, but the Nintendo DS will stay popular because it has real buttons. And …

: I reserved the iPhone 4 using the new Apple Store app on the first try. Prompted for SSN etc and …

: Trying not to think of all the code I could have written instead of clicking this useless pre-order …

: Monday after WWDC is always brutal. Catching up on a lost week of work, putting out new fires, and …

: RT @duncan: Want to help fund the @TEDxOilSpill Expedition? Here’s how: http://bit.ly/dyY0AW …

: Back home just before midnight, but need to be up at 5am for a swim meet. Still haven’t quite …

: Boarding shortly at SFO. Great week. See you all next time!

: Agree with @timburks. There’s no reason for the WWDC design session to be under NDA. Should be …

: Last night: Bash, Rickhouse, Pinecrest, good people. This morning: packing, sessions, and heading …

: Winding down at Moscone. Say hi if I missed you this week. Wearing the flower C4 shirt. It’s …

: Covered the 10 cents the family in front of me was short for their ice cream, and they said thank …

: Skipping the 2pm session in search of gifts for the kids. Already hit Cartoon Art, maybe Chinatown …

: In the iTunes Connect session with @pbowden. Coming up with questions for the Q&A they probably …

: I seem to have spent the last 4 hours talking Twitter apps with other devs, first at Twitter HQ, …

: Another great talk from @drwave. Inspired to either polish up my apps or dust off my animation …

: Flash floods hit Texas last night, but confirmed that this year our house didn’t flood. Crazy …

: Hi everyone leaving the Instruments talk. I am taking your seat.

: Maybe the Mac’s days are numbered, but there’s hope for Apple as long as they …

: At the Apple Design Awards. Can’t wait to hear who wins for Best Mac App. Wait, what?

: Bailed on multitasking. Just not useful for me right now, especially the audio stuff. In AV …

: Enjoying a coffee at Sightglass after the @danielpunkass burrito trek. Great day to be out.

: RT @iamnotdiddy: MISSING: 7 Year Old Kyron Horman from Portland, Oregon. Imagine he was your son. …

: I’m getting a lot out of this scrollview session that I will be able to use right away. Good …

: “There’s a lot of money to be made not worrying about catering to people with good …

: I’m a multiple coding windows kind of guy, but I’ll give this a try for all the new …

: Surprise demo from @cabel, awesome. Great work, guys.

: Breakfast at Mels helped. A lot. Hoping they get the overflow room together before the keynote …

: Expected it on the iPad first, but very much looking forward to iMovie for the iPhone. One less …

: This is the most bizarre keynote. And, uhm, turned my wi-fi off.

: Accidentally woke up 2 hours before my alarm, but not feeling up for the keynote line this year. …

: Realized a few minutes from the Austin airport that I had left my jacket at home. Oh hi WWDC …

: This is the first year I haven’t left super-early for WWDC. Enjoying hanging out with the kids …

: My son is dipping his chips in his Sprite. What a day. But we’re at Chuys so it’s all …

: A60, really Southwest? That doesn’t even count.

: Everyone’s totally drained after the meet. Watching Nausicaa with the kids.

: RT @siracusa: MacTech steps up to fill the void left by MacHack, C4, and WWDC: http://bit.ly/b2327V

: The new plan: (1) I demo my iPad app for you at WWDC. (2) You give me feedback and optionally your …

: Up at 5am for a swim meet. Some cool stuff on public radio this early, but this is anti-WWDC …

: RT @360iDev: New blog post: 360|iDev - Announcing 360|iDev Austin! http://bit.ly/a63Y8t

: NBA finals game 1 tonight. I may even stop programming for a couple hours.

: Liked @jsnell’s latest. What @gruber leaves out: sideloading satisfies developers, and they …

: RT @iamleeg: Wwdc attendees: remember to honour that nda like apple honours app store submissions …

: RT @bwalkin: Just published a blog post proposing some UI improvements to Xcode. Have a look. …

: Glad Friday at WWDC is officially back to a half day. Flying out that afternoon.

: I’m counting on Apple giving everyone at WWDC an iPad bag. Still feels awkward to carry this …

: It’s so fascinating to hear Steve take questions that I don’t even mind not agreeing …

: JavaScript and CSS column layout debugging wasn’t going well so I’ve switched to some …

: RT @duncan: I can’t get worked up over the AT&T data charge changes. Here’s why: …

: RT @tjw: WWDC session login working for me now.

: My daughter’s been playing “We Rule” on the iPad, but I just realized that she had …

: Wow, what a long week. Watching “Castle in the Sky” with Julian and catching up on news …

: Covered lots of questions on Core Int from @alexr, @jon_fabritius, @criscokid, @mikbre, …

: Trying something new for our next Core Intuition: send iPad topics, questions, or rants to @coreint …

: Glad for the Chirp live stream. Not expecting anything huge, but I’m still optimistic about …

: If Apple is going to cancel WWDC, I wish they’d hurry up and tell us already.

: At the school concert the 4th grade sang U2’s “MLK”. Really great. And maybe the …

: RT @OmidMK: @danielpunkass @manton listened to the latest core intuition ep, loved the 8bit cover …

: Art book for “How to Train Your Dragon” arrived. Looks fantastic. …

: Refactoring a 485-line C++ method. If you don’t hear from me for a while, send food and the …

: RT @willie: If you’ve ever used Adobe Digital Editions, you understand the intent behind …

: Flip had to do something new, but I wasn’t expecting this exactly. SlideHD: …

: Just published a Core Int we recorded on March 1st (Macworld, etc). Only had to take out the part …

: RT @maczter: A Smart car owner after my own heart: http://twitpic.com/1f4ljo

: RT @danbenjamin: Today @gruber and @chockenberry will join me for a special Conversation live today …

: Catching up on news, completely missed that Dan Grigsby of Mobile Orchard is done with iPhone dev. …

: Working on little icon sketches in Freeform while I watch SNL. Extremely impressed, congrats …

: Hope @danielpunkass gets a chance at Mac Tweetie. We were talking about the opportunity for Mac …

: So, is tonight a good night to announce that I’m working on a Twitter app for iPad? Seems like …

: Good news: Apple fixed whatever server issue was preventing 32/64 GB iPod Touches from installing …

: Regret rushing out to get a new iPod Touch for dev. 4.0 won’t install, lots of reports on the …

: Not sure how many shots were in my latte, but I was blabbing unnecessarily to the Apple Store …

: RT @natevw: @manton That threw me, but I think 4.0 works on the “brand new” 8GB (which …

: Thanks to everyone who pointed out that it’s really 4.0 _with multitasking_. You’re …

: App compatibility is about to get really confusing. 4.0 only works on the 32 GB or bigger iPod …

: Got 4.0 and then remembered that I use a 1st gen iPhone for development. May give this more time in …

: I am easily distracted. http://search.twitter.com/search?q=4.0+prediction

: Picked up some videos to watch on the iPad: @danbenjamin’s Sinatra screencast from PeepCode …

: RT @uliwitness: Anyone who didn’t go to NSConference, you’ll want to go to …

: Day 4: had to give up trying to make Campfire work on the iPad for now. RSS and Twitter still …

: RT @willie: The Device->Apps tab in iTunes is the new Font/DA Mover.

: RT @schwa: Great stuff: Pixar studio stories: …

: I’m at the point in the project where I can tell this is actually going to work.

: RT @boltcity: Found out that sizable Amulet royalties are going to save our butts. We’re …

: The kid verdict on the Kindle app after reading for an hour is that it’s better than a real …

: Rough morning getting ready at the Reece household, so I let my daughter take the iPad to school for …

: Experiment for the next week: RSS, Twitter, Instapaper, Campfire, and AIM exclusively on the iPad.

: From the new NetNewsWire site, the iPad version goes to $15 in May. It’s excellent, by the …

: RT @johnrubio: TIME Magazine article: “Do We Need the iPad?” Everyone else: “Do We …

: I like the subtle “About Twitterrific” at the bottom of the Accounts pane. Hope that …

: RT @damon: Free business idea: Someone should make shorts that say “Pull down to …

: My Macs are named after Miyazaki themes, but my iPhones have all been “Manton’s …

: Ugh. @benkimball estimates the reserved line is 90 minutes at The Domain. Gonna get lunch with the …

: Stopped thinking about the iPad for all of two hours while we had pizza and a homebrew stout with …

: I have a tricky schedule tomorrow. Am I crazy to think I can just stroll in and pick up my reserved …

: Apple encouraged universal iPhone + iPad apps, but then geared the docs to iPad-only. Poor …

: From multiple people, the universal apps are being approved right now as well. Good job, Apple. I …

: Just noticed that they’ve turned on the iPad apps for everyone in iTunes 9.1. Search for …

: I still use all three of: Tweetie, Twitterrific, and Birdfeed (my default). I love that everything …

: Race to the bottom: complete! $0.99 iPad Twitter app spotted in the MacStories.net video. …

: Nice coverage on TWIT Live tonight. It’s so great to see the iPad working as advertised …

: Pretty much all salads would be improved with the addition of fried green chilis.

: Accomplishments for today: picked up some mulch at Home Depot; got iPhone App Store provisioning …

: Everything’s in bloom. Red bud, bougainvillea, and pear tree. Makes me wish I built gardens …

: Fast customer support award of the day goes to Beanstalk: 19 minutes after I sent my question. …

: RT @mattgemmell: iPad apps guided tour videos are up: http://www.apple.com/ipad/guided-tours/

: Continue to be thankful that I wrote my own NSCollectionView replacement. Not as fancy, but more …

: Recommendations for a simple Flash player? I’ve used JW Player, Flowplayer, and a couple …

: Enjoying all the iPad app screenshots that http://appadvice.com/ is posting. Twitterrific, Bento, …

: Spent a couple hours at the park with the kids, picnic and hiking. Now settling in with …

: Made an iced coffee and fiddling in Xcode while my son plays Electroplankton on my office floor. …

: I don’t like the “HD” that some iPad devs are using, but I can’t boycott it …

: “As others held power business meetings and made deals, I walked, and had time to …

: I love the “play tic-tac-toe while you wait” feature for long imports in Highrise for …

: Missed the awesome product color names when @daringfireball first mentioned these: …

: Having a lot of fun working on iPad software today. I could get used to this.

: Promotion for the new Commodore includes that it can run Mac OS X (“customer install …

: RT @redsweater: Black Ink 1.2 is out, featuring improved printing support and usability nuances. …

: “We have not received your 2010 Ethics and Compliance Questionnaire.” Aeeeiii!

: Interesting online-only “conference” from Carsonified on HTML5. $150. Do these work? …

: Opera Mini approval “count up”. Maybe arrogant, as @nickdpi says, but credit for the …

: That utm_source nonsense on URLs really bugs me. Please consider not doing that, because I’m …

: RT @drbarnard: This is why I haven’t complained about AT&T in a while: …

: The nation’s healthcare reform bill passes and Austin’s commuter rail finally opens …

: Put a handful of hours over a long weekend into an iPad app port from an unshipped Mac app. Far …

: I’ve had more to drink at the in-laws tonight than at any day during SXSW. Insert your own …

: Regardless of app quality, can’t wait to see the third-party iPad apps on launch day. …

: RT @itfrombit: @manton Running otool on Kindle for Mac shows Qt classes…

: Anyone know what Kindle for Mac was written in? It works, but the UI is a little disappointing.

: After 4 full days essentially away from the computer, getting a lot done today. But it’s not …

: I may not be the coolest or most famous person at SXSW, but I do have the largest umbrella. No …

: Got a nice demo of Spotify from the fellow sitting next to me from Finland, on his Droid.

: RT @monstro: My SxSW panel w/ @mickipedia @joestump @parislemon & @kate8 is at 5pm today. Topic …

: Winding down at SXSW… I’ll be at the 2pm keynote and then in Hilton J for Birdhouse at …

: In a Twitter session, but my head is still at lunch. Can’t go wrong with a discussion over …

: If it’s a choice between driving downtown for a 9am session or making paper airplanes with my …

: It took 34 years of living in Austin, but I got the best parking spot ever. Celebrating small …

: Agree with @incanus77, credit where it’s due: AT&T has been very reliable this SXSW.

: Outside at Jo’s checking out the Diana F+ camera I just won from Gowalla. …

: Good DHH talk. Enjoyed randomly running into folks (including a friend from high school!) as I …

: RT @drwave: Happy birthday Joe. We miss you, pal. Not a week goes by I don’t think of you …

: To the McDonald’s drive-thru employee who put an iCarly pink makeup cell phone toy in a boys …

: Enjoyed catching up with Mac and iPhone devs today. Skipping out for a while to see family now.

: Only constant with SXSW is that it’s always evolving. First two sessions: iPad content and …

: So apparently if you wait until 5 minutes before SXSW registration closes to pick up your badge …

: This has been a seriously hard day. Thinking about picking up my SXSW badge tonight after all and …

: Welcome to Austin, everyone. I’m gonna skip most of SXSW today to take care of errands and kid …

: RT @mattgemmell: Apple: “You can add free ePub titles to iTunes and sync them to the iBooks …

: Taking back all the nice things I said about new 10.6 APIs, before I actually used them. …

: RT @noradio: Time lapse of @robertjosiah painting: http://vimeo.com/10054441 Watch to the end. It …

: I must be feeling better, because this is the fist time all week that I’ve wanted coffee.

: RT @camh: PDX ✈ SXSW ✈ ???? ✈ PROFIT

: My wife’s hard drive died, and she had turned off Time Machine 4 months ago because it was …

: Big day for apps I use everyday. Gowalla 2.0 (with photos and comments) and the end of Birdfeed …

: RT @gowalla: So, we’ve got a lot going on for SXSW. We’ll be highlighting specifics in a …

: I need some beta testers for my 2.0. Applicants should like to gripe on forums and be too cheap to …

: RT @willie: Unbelievably brave. http://bit.ly/8MJf6C & http://bit.ly/dsxgmB (thx to …

: That last tweet – lovingly posted from Tweetie 1.2.4, I might add – was actually a bad …

: If you don’t think Apple could have gotten that iPad camera shot without faking it, please …

: Rewatching the iPad commercial, did they film it on a stand and composite in the the legs/background …

: RT @youens: @manton http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/03/08/the-slow-mo-secrets-of-the-ipad/

: Nice iPad commercial. (Luckily they didn’t announce the pre-order date. Mwhaha, we geeks still …

: Slightly sick, slept most of the day. My body is adjusting back to programming after 48 hours in the …

: Ignore the disappointment in the previous tweet; I left the party with a fantastic drawing anyway! …

: Got outbid on some art at the STAPLE! after-party. Upset but also $100 richer.

: Had a great time today at @staple, our 6th show. Special thanks to @Owly for being such a great …

: Great turnout at the @staple pre-party at Austin Books.

: RT @rands: A shelf cut to house seven specific books: http://j.mp/cQ29gi

: “They’ve taken the game too far if they’re going to go to Ginsberg’s …

: RT @1stand20: Apple iPad arrives April 3, pre-orders start March 12: http://bit.ly/dsdRny (via …

: Apple would never drop the free Mac developer program, just like they’d never reject apps on …

: Excellent post from @drbarnard on what monthly app revenue really means and how it changes. …

: Really nice outside. Took the dog for a quick walk and didn’t want to come back. Perfect …

: Reminder for Austin folks who like art and comics, @staple is this weekend! Parties, guests, more: …

: Listening to Perry’s speech. He is apparently running against Washington, but his opponent is …

: Didn’t get to vote. Discovered an annoying bug in Clipstart that ruined the first-launch …

: I’m jumping between Ruby, JavaScript, C++, and Objective-C with ease today. And by …

: This iPhone preemptive patent war is going to backfire. You’re losing the battle for our …

: The ProfitTrain icon is one of my new favorites. Reason enough to buy 2.0? …

: Tried to spend a bunch of time outside today. In a t-shirt. Hard to believe in snowed a few days …

: RT @staple: STAPLE! after party and live art event details. March 6th, 10pm at Shangri-La: …

: RT @robrasmussen: to each his own…I’d rather sit next to a crying baby than two dudes …

: Saw someone I went to elementary school with at the coffee shop, but waited too long to say hi and …

: Working from Thunderbird (are you using Gowalla yet?) and took some time to compose my thoughts …

: Continue to be amazed at the high quality of feedback about Clipstart.

: Maybe Rick Perry helped get Facebook to Austin, but we’re still going to vote him out. Yeah, …

: More @staple podcast interviews going up. To fans of comics and indie art: be in Austin, March 6th. …

: Hilarious “bonus content” from NSConference. Thanks @iamleeg! …

: Spent the morning deleting spam from the forums. I should have outsourced the forums (or followed my …

: A test migration from Jira to Redmine just uncovered some bad data in Jira and sent me 7000 email …

: Great slide from @mattgemmell at NSConference. Looking forward to the videos. …

: Thanks again @hotdogsladies and MacBreak Video for stopping by at Macworld. Day 3 and my voice was …

: Real snow coming down in Austin. http://flic.kr/p/7FgoeN

: Screw this, we are taking the kids out of school. More snow, too awesome.

: Snowpocalypse in Austin continues. Another short video from earlier: http://flic.kr/p/7FdC12

: Amazing in-progress work by @shauninman. Love how switching game system graphics is a core part of …

: Pretty big deal for Get Satisfaction: Mint.com now integrates directly with them. Good for users, …

: Wasted a couple hours without internet and on hold with Time Warner before I realized it was the DNS …

: Coding while the late night Olympics coverage is on. Clipstart 1.4 work is off to a good start.

: Occasionally clicking over to my saved “nsconf” search to see what’s up in …

: Short track is so insane. Love watching Apolo Ohno go from last place to a metal in seemingly no …

: I’m saving my beatnik poets for @robmack’s army. (File under: things to do with …

: Took the new car out for a little joy ride this morning. By which I mean: dropped the kids off at …

: And no, we didn’t totally rush into it. We’ve been thinking about cars for a year. Spent …

: Bought the Fit. It has 10 miles on it. At mile 11, I scraped the bottom of the bumper in the …

: I sold my car 10 years ago, and we’ve had a single car ever since. Busier schedule, …

: Released Clipstart 1.3.1 earlier this morning but don’t have enough to say for a blog post. …

: So @tracireece called Honda to ask some questions, but they are too distracted watching the news …

: What a sad day for Austin. Joe Stack burns his own house down, crashes plane into IRS on purpose. …

: It’s actually kind of cute how I update these appcast.xml files by hand.

: Curious: “Aperture 1 and 2 used Core Data, but Aperture 3 seems to have dropped it in favor of …

: I love the week after an app release. So much excitement and potential for new things. Every day …

: RT @cdmnky: World record app approval time: ~3 hours and 45 minutes from submission of v1.1 until I …

: Slept from 8pm-2am, then worked all night and watched the sunrise. Can I still blame California …

: Wired: “Today I tried out Opera Mini running on the iPhone, and it kicks Safari’s butt.” …

: Good to see the expo show floor. Feeling better now that I’ve finally had something to eat. …

: Heading over to Moscone North to see what I’ve gotten myself into.

: “I know my way around, but I like to ask my customers for directions so they don’t think …

: Having fun testing the Mii feature in Wii Transfer so that I can remember how to demo it. …

: Repacked everything to go carry-on only, including t-shirts and flyers. Put enough into this trip …

: My “read every tweet” OCD is going to fail while I’m at Macworld. Wish I could …

: Writing a press release. Yawn.

: iPad thoughts and Macworld Expo prep on Core Intuition 26: http://coreint.org/26

: Eating some leftover gumbo for good luck.

: I’m trying to tell @tracireece to breath. She is about to pass out. 31-17, Saints.

: Oh my. Hello 2 points. This just got very real.

: Released Clipstart 1.3 tonight, with new advanced search and saved smart tags. …

: My wife started screaming “who dat?” at the coin toss, so a little 3 points is hardly …

: Had to teach my daughter how to use Force Quit today when Safari hung. I’m sure it was …

: Finally editing the Core Intuition we recorded a week ago. Luckily the iPad hasn’t shipped …

: Had a great time last night with neighbors for a pre-Mardi Gras, pre-Super Bowl party. Gumbo, king …

: Speaking of March, STAPLE! is March 6th. If you are anywhere in Texas and like art and comics, …

: This is the latest I’ve ever gotten my SXSW ticket. Hope to see some of you in Austin in …

: Congrats to @robmack who is joining Gowalla. I’ve been working with Rob for a couple years and …

: More of Keynote for iPad in a short hands-on video shot by TidBITS: …

: RT @damon: I love that anytime something goes wrong w/ my email experience, I can just say that …

: It’s still raining in Austin. Perfect coding weather and a better music backdrop than anything …

: Watched part of Lost before heading to Bennu. Forgot what it’s like to be at a coffee shop …

: If most web app users are on Windows, and most dev time is taken up testing IE, is it cross-platform …

: BNRPersistence looks interesting! But… Tokyo Cabinet is LGPL and cannot be used as described …

: Congrats to the “Up” folks at Pixar on the first Best Picture nomination for an animated …

: Disappointed to see Blogger shutting down FTP publish. This was Blogger’s only unique feature. …

: Can’t decide which of my non-personal Twitter accounts I should promote. Just @riverfold? @wii …

: Good news: my customers report bugs. Bad news: I forgot to test this on 10.4. Worse news: I …

: Walking a customer through how to attach a file to an email (which requires a small lesson about …

: Unexpectedly needed to fiddle with iPhone stuff today. Not my app, but nice to get reacquainted with …

: Uhmm, I can’t find my 3D glasses. Now I have a headache, thanks Grammys.

: Wished I had an iPad several times over the weekend while using the (small) iPhone around the house. …

: My kids blaring the squeakquel soundtrack cover of “I Gotta Feeling” has just about …

: To the folks at or going to NSConference Europe: have fun! Tweet early, tweet often.

: Went out early in poker because I called on a bunch of silly hands. Oh well, I have programming to …

: “This is why I love cats, because they don’t say ‘baked into the …

: If Adobe was really serious they’d open source the Flash player right away. It’s almost …

: RT @mattgemmell: If we all price our iPad apps at $9.99 without discussing it together first, …

: Most of my mornings now start with Safari -> Develop -> Start Debugging JavaScript. I’m …

: Allowed myself one night with the iPad SDK, reading the docs and fiddling with a new project. …

: I wasn’t expecting the future to be this modal.

: Drinks at Trudy’s with @damon after a long, exhausting week. Wait, it’s only Tuesday?

: “If iPoop can get on the App Store, why can’t Clipstart?” - @tracireece

: I’m not convinced the “remember me” checkbox on most web sites actually does …

: In a way, it’s nice that the iPad hardware is obvious and predictable, because it lets the new …

: Reverting about 4 hours of work that didn’t go anywhere. Wasted time in a busy week.

: Tablet day, tablet day, everybody loves tablet day! (And @jason’s timeline is a weird mix of …

: Wish Apple would use some cash to buy up H.264 patents and make them royalty-free forever. The HTML5 …

: Wondering if @lettersapp can learn anything from Rocketbox (via @willie). Seems to use MailCore …

: Tacos to-go as conference call prep. — at @tacodeli http://gowal.la/s/44e

: Thanks @johnchandler for buying my coffee today because Riverfold did Indie+Relief. And thanks again …

: Today’s plan: coffee at Sodade, then tacos. And I have Girl Scout Cookies. Please buy some.

: What a game. Too bad it had to end that way for Favre, but it’s better than having to tell my …

: RT @whitehouse: Clinton: “New technologies do not take sides in the struggle for freedom and …

: Added ParseKit to the next version of Clipstart last night, for parsing advanced search queries. …

: Indie+Relief donations top $143,000. Amazing. http://indierelief.com/ (Congrats @justin, …

: In anticipation of Apple’s tablet announcement, I’ve decided that all revenue from my …

: Churning through JIRA cases. Related tip for devs: Windows screenshots on a Mac download site …

: Distracted by @peburrows to try Node, a JavaScript server toolkit using Google’s V8 and new …

: In all the excitement about Indie+Relief yesterday I forgot to pay my local sales tax. Oops.

: Only 3 hours left! I’m no #teammeat, but proud to have passed $1k for Haiti. The final total …

: Wii Transfer usually outsells Clipstart 10 to 1, but today it’s reversed. I can’t help …

: Wow, both @ccgus and @wilshipley already raised $1,600 each for Indie Relief this morning. …

: I’ve rewritten this tweet about Massachusetts three times already so I’ll just say: …

: Just in time for Indie Relief, I released Wii Transfer 2.7 tonight. Always feels good to get new …

: “Copyright 2008”. Hmm, maybe I should update that.

: I like the little “Answered” badges and branding on …

: My entire worldview has been shattered. Panic released a .10.

: Some of the items not allowed in a 4th grade science fair project: poisons, pressurized tanks, and …

: Indie Relief site is looking awesome. http://www.indierelief.com/ (And ignore the …

: Speaking of… Ruby people: want a 2-month contract gig? It’s interesting ebook/commerce …

: I could hire a couple people to finish all the random work I need to do this month and it probably …

: Going through the Apple invite reaction stages: “what..?”, “may disappoint”, …

: RT @cabel: Regarding the Apple invite, and just throwing this out there: what if it’s called …

: RT @1stand20: Indie+Relief (http://bit.ly/6gMAbl)… Great idea from @secondgear and …

: Accomplished a few things today despite all the TV (Cowboys, Jets, Golden Globes). And just gave the …

: Great. I respond to an email complaining about Mail.app quoting problems and… yeah, introduce …

: Grr. Domain I wanted that was expiring tomorrow just got renewed, but it’s still not being …

: Watching the flurry of discussion on @brentsimmons’s new email list, from the sidelines for …

: More “me too” < 24-hour review times from @pbur, @billkunz, @raminf, and others. …

: Referring to tweets from @luciuskwok and @BradEllis. Plus @Hunter saw 20 hours. (And what’s a …

: Two separate reports of 24-hour iPhone app approvals this week. I still think the App Store is …

: And… a new Core Intuition! Tablet stuff, NSConference, two listener questions, and more. …

: We recorded a full week ago but luckily everything is still relevant. And I even mentioned the …

: The funny and sad part about encouraging people to move to Austin is that I rarely leave my own …

: “Add www.firstpersontetris.com to Whitelist”.

: Glad to see the Newton 2010 bug was patched, despite some glitches. http://bit.ly/6eBrYI

: One of those “up too early / get a few hours of solid work done / go take a nap” kind of …

: Didn’t realize (until it was pointed out in the Typekit newsletter) that the Panic blog uses …

: Happy to announce that I’ll be at Macworld showing off a new version of Clipstart in the indie …

: Making some tough decisions about conferences this year. Or rather, I’ve already made the …

: Thanks for the recommendations. So far equal parts Lighthouse, Redmine, and “get a new …

: The rental car the insurance company gave us is from Canada. Not just Canadian plates but also …

: We moved away from a custom FogBugz install to Jira because FogBugz was getting sluggish on our old …

: It’s hard to overstate the impact of Stack Overflow on example code search results. Well done, …

: The lady who backed her car into ours after lunch was so nice that we almost feel guilty about …

: Nothing says thank you like all caps. You’re welcome, excited customer.

: RT @paulkent: Indie Developer love at Macworld'10. If you develop software for the Mac-check out …

: Keep hearing good things about “JavaScript: The Good Parts”. Thanks guys. Amazon: …

: Just wasted a bunch of time driving around in traffic. Remind me again why we still have roads and …

: Lots of jQuerying this week. I should probably own a JavaScript book that isn’t 10 years old.

: Cool geo-tagging photo app from a @coreint listener: http://www.photopinapp.com/

: Draw using the MacBook trackpad with Inklet: http://bit.ly/4PUDPg (I’m also expecting Pogos to …

: Now that I’ve seen it twice, I can confirm the obvious: Alamo has food and beer, IMAX has a …

: First hour of Avatar, had to tell the annoying guy next to me to chill out. 2nd hour, felt guilty …

: Converting a rip of Star Trek to FLV over and over again this weekend while testing. Tedious, but …

: Just remembered I’m seeing Avatar in IMAX tonight. Woo hoo! Also, check out this chart of best …

: I haven’t seen a Cowboys game in person since I was a teenager. Wouldn’t mind being at …

: RT @boltcity: Cameron to Fox exec on Titanic: “If you want to cut my film, you’ll have …

: “They’ve already used up surface, tablet and slate. They’re running out of flat things.” …

: Happy with GaragePay to export my full transaction history rather than deal with the slow PayPal web …

: I have a draft blog post about why 30 minutes is the perfect podcast length, and then we go ahead …

: Just updated the exhibitor and guest list for our @staple comics expo. Awesome guests: …

: Still not convinced Apple has the time and resources to get into e-book distribution, given that …

: Disclaimer on the last tweets: I’ve spent 9 years building e-textbook software at …

: They fell apart at the end, but no shame in bringing it to within 3 points.

: Tough first half for Texas. Hope they can find some confidence from here.

: Rooting for Gilbert even more than I would be for McCoy. Trial by fire.

: RT @ryanirelan: Excited to hear that my ExpressionEngine book was the top seller at PragProg.com …

: Settling in to Today 2.0 and really liking it. Perfect for how I use iCal. …

: “85 Updates Available”. I like the centralized UI for iPhone app version check, but man …

: Doing tedious boring work because I’m completely burned out on the exciting hard stuff.

: Ah, much better. Upgraded my backup disk. http://grab.by/1AVA

: My strategy for getting things done is knowing what to ignore. Things in 2010 I don’t care …

: Random speculation from artist Louie del Carmen, a Modbook fan: http://bit.ly/6rsJH2 (I disagree, …

: Smart marketing from 37signals, featuring their customers in Deck ads: http://bit.ly/7jZWZg (Reminds …

: One of those mornings when I’m torn between what I want to do and what I need to do. Both are …

: Mac people ordering a Nexus One, I’d love to hear how it works with Clipstart. Contact me for …

: And… I’m good on Clipstart testing. It works. Nice to see the Nexus One supporting …

: Still in denial that it’s 2010 already. Thinking about the next couple months and checking out …

: As @willie pointed out, I misread the Nexus stats. Not 720p – 720x480.

: Wanted to make it to Bennu tonight but that part about actually driving across town didn’t …

: I should go back to bed, but instead I’m thinking about the code I wrote last night that needs …

: There were some good posts from 2007 about pro email clients. Mine is here: http://bit.ly/8r356A (I …

: Note to self: iMovie.app/Contents/Frameworks/Mpeg2TsDecoder.framework. Hmm.

: Wufoo.com has a great invoices list design: http://grab.by/1tUn (But I keep forgetting to cancel for …

: I rarely ask for refunds, but I give them enough info to do the right thing. Won’t be back to …

: Beautiful blue moon earlier tonight in Austin. Lots of people on the road… Drive safe, …

: Ten years ago: working at a web shop after a taking break from Mac dev, newly married, expecting …

: It’s been so long since I updated an app that I forgot to submit to the downloads sites after …

: Nice exploration from @danwood on @danielpunkass’s “fishing for customers” …

: I’ll pay attention to any letter that arrives with a Simpsons stamp on it. Cartoon Art Museum …

: Time Machine only goes back 1 day now instead of months, so I guess it’s time to order a new …

: Belated congrats to @kevinhoctor on @MrRooni joining No Thirst Software. Glad to hear that business …

: Picked up Made to Stick while browsing at the used bookstore. The opening few paragraphs screamed …

: Nice find from @damon, a Stack Exchange site for home brewing: http://brewadvice.com/. Looks like a …

: Three steps to good software: 1) Ship something that’s useful. 2) Listen when users tell you …

: Everyone thinks I’m crazy for still hoping the tablet runs Mac OS X instead of iPhone OS. …

: Thanks everyone. Glad I’m not alone in hoping for a Mac tablet, or at the least a more open …

: RT @mathowie: Had no idea the Soviets had 2 remote vehicles on the moon in the early 70s that looked …

: I think what appeals to me about @square is that it’s the smallest hardware upgrade you could …

: My daughter: “Who is Gowalla and why does she keep calling your phone?”

: Wii Transfer always sells really well on Christmas day. Lots of new Wii owners! It’s been 9 …

: We had planned to see Fantastic Mr. Fox but now they want the Squeakquel. Rotten Tomatoes scores are …

: The kids are very happy. Biggest surprise was probably the new iMac (to share – she had asked …

: Dear Mr. Watterson, on Kickstarter: http://j.mp/5InlBZ, via @monstro. And: Santa brought the …

: Slight Christmas panic tonight when we realized that my daughter has no memory of asking for what …

: Darn, I missed my 3 year anniversary on Twitter by a few days. Boring tweet from 2006: …

: We are on a movie-seeing roll. And I can confirm that every detail from The Blind Side is revealed …

: Reading a document titled “Internet Migration”. No mention of meteors, alien invasion, …

: My daughter came up with an idea for an iPhone game and is working on the 70% math. She does not …

: Meaning… she stopped thinking about the idea and started calculating the $$ she could make …

: Christmas lights on the roof keeping blowing a fuse. Maybe I should’ve heeded the package …

: Still annoyed that Apple deprecated NSTableView’s selectRow, so I wrapped selectRowIndexes in …

: Did not stress about Christmas presents this year. Researched a few things, visited 2 stores, bought …

: Awesome: “NSConference is C4’s spiritual sibling: a conference that stems from the …

: Oops. Just found a minor Snow Leopard glitch in one of my apps, buried in a feature I apparently …

: Munching Christmas cookies and updating the help files.

: Re: the LittleSnapper Touch sale, will we continue to see the Mac and iPhone communities diverge? So …

: Two days later, still thinking about Avatar and what an incredible achievement it is. Wow. Need to …

: Distracted by @siracusa, I found this funny eBay disclaimer: “A Laserdisc is about the size of …

: Just noticed that Flickr now shows an “Uploaded with Clipstart” next to the date taken …

: Glad I bought Avatar tickets early. http://grab.by/1isj

: Alamo Drafthouse never disappoints. Showing the FernGully trailer before Avatar.

: Can’t decide if my wife wants Christmas lights on the second-story roof because it will look …

: Gotta force myself to touch every project I’m working on for at least 10 minutes a day. If I …

: Downtown for dinner, waiting for the bus to Zilker. http://yfrog.com/4f5wqhj

: App server housekeeping on a cold rainy morning.

: Sad to hear that Roy Disney died. In related news, the Art of Princess and the Frog just arrived.

: I’m not sure what they changed, but @otherinbox is much faster than it used to be. Thank you. …

: Reviewing code diffs for mundane bug fixes and trying not to fall asleep. Where do I pick up my …

: Glad when a bug turns out to be a data problem and not something in my code. Of course getting …

: Think I’m going to make good use of Pastebot for mobile support email. Already created some …

: Some of the star coins in New Super Mario Wii are tricky. We’ve finally unlocked 9-1, 9-2, and …

: RT @boltcity: A professor once told me that “if you have a fallback, you will fall …

: Two things that I lot of people hate but which I find perfectly adequate: Subversion and AT&T.

: Eventually everything looks like a feature database, even Twitter: tweet to add, favorite for best …

: 13 matches for Titanic on this page: http://boxofficemojo.com/alltime/ (Yes, I’m starting to …

: I know it’s almost Christmas, but I’m a grownup and can buy things off my own Amazon …

: Setting up a scanner. Why do they make this so hard? http://grab.by/1aMp

: Took my daughters to see the early showing of Princess and the Frog. We loved it. Great choice to …

: Saw some vendors at the art fair today taking credit cards via their iPhone. Not Square, they had to …

: Having some of my father-in-law’s homemade brandy. Uh oh.

: RT @siracusa: In honor of @codinghorror, take the time today to ask yourself, “Is everything …

: RT @mattgemmell: US folks, a reminder that NSConference 2010 booking is open. Workshops, Mac & …

: The iPhone Reality Show wraps up tomorrow, but the schedule is missing a “day 8”: Apple …

: Maybe Adobe has fixed this bug, but every time I see it I just think: Mac OS X is 10 years old, get …

: Cool technology, laughable name. http://twalk.in/

: Dear Safari. When I mistype localhost followed by a port number, I never, ever want localhost.com.

: Wow this new Facebook privacy UI is terrible. Confusing abuse of radio buttons. http://grab.by/17eK

: 37signals apps are going to be down for 6 hours for the account switch. Fine with me, but I’m …

: As seen on @macdevnet, a help guide UI in the spirit of Apple Guide. I’ll find a use for this. …

: Impressed with http://showtime-app.com/. Has anyone started a (good) web app directory yet? …

: Ooo, an official Twitter conference. That should be fun. http://chirp.twitter.com/

: If you’re in Austin, there’s a Rails + Refresh + Wordpress party tonight at Buffalo …

: Charlie Brown Christmas is on.

: RT @siracusa: I can’t think of a Mac app of comparable scope and capabilities that’s …

: Panic has a blog! All kinds of awesome. http://www.panic.com/blog/

: Recently @chockenberry, @nevenmrgan, and others were discussing version control for designers. This …

: Trying to fix old buggy code that was too clever for itself… by adding more clever code. …

: I’ve gotta turn this Clipstart “bug fix update” around. Dozens of under-the-hood …

: Still impressed that Backblaze works so well. I have 400 GB on their servers for essentially the …

: Google is doing something new (to me?) on their home page: all the navigation is hidden until you …

: Thanks for the pointers to Google’s home page fade-in change, which went live last week. …

: RT @ddribin: Whoa. Dragon’s Lair now available in the App Store (207 MB). It’s the real …

: I was forced against my will to take a break to play New Super Mario Bros Wii while the electrician …

: Finally got the new Roku channels. Pandora is very nice, but not sure I’ll use the other photo …

: Love how quickly @dailyshoot was setup, from Twitter account to brand new web site: …

: The iPhone Reality Show is streaming live. Good luck to them. http://commandguru.com/

: Busy day, but I must have had a good time because I not only forgot to tweet, I forgot Twitter …

: Like comics? You should follow @staple. It’s an indie comics expo we hold every March in …

: More upset than I should be about losing my jacket at the bowling place. Going to take it out on …

: Derek Sivers, founder of CD Baby, on why he gave his company to charity. I love this story. …

: Beautiful snow falling right now. I wish the kids were home. Traci’s going to the school to …

: Heard about snow flurries in south Austin, but nothing up here yet. Working from the new Panera off …

: The secret to @atebits success is finally revealed: Dvorak keyboard! …

: Am I the only one who sometimes writes a draft blog post announcing a new feature before I actually …

: Finding it ridiculous that some Mac software shops don’t give out their email address, but …

: Happiness is asking for a spreadsheet and getting a Numbers.app document, even when the sender …

: Let a few support emails pile up while sick, but they are now taken care of. That stuff weighs …

: Dissapointed that I’m too sick to meet @duncan for lunch. There’s probably some rule …

: Sick the last couple days, feeling slightly better. Helped that we had a fire going all day. In …

: Zooming back into Austin. Feels like Traci has had the cruise control set to 85 mph since Houston. I …

: We bought a new iMac last week (sshh, don’t tell the kids). Trying to decide if it’s …

: Overheard: “The gene pool isn’t always the best answer.”

: Thinking of getting a Roku? The top model is half-off for 500 customers at 10am CST. …

: This Texas game is really turning into something. A great season, too bad I didn’t care while …

: The kids are playing New Super Mario with their cousins and it is craziness. And loud. And I hope no …

: The pig has been roasted, the turkey has been fried. This side of the family knows how to cook …

: Impressed with Pie Guy. Related: actions speak louder than words. http://j.mp/pieguy

: RT @boltcity: Steven Spielberg was rejected by USC film school when he applied, but now has a …

: Tweaking some CSS while we watch Charlie Brown Thanksgiving via Apple TV.

: Updated to Transmit 3.7, a.k.a the release that might have been 3.6.10 at other software companies. …

: Three things I hate right now: IMAP. All mail clients. All mail servers.

: As a kid, I hated reading the words “allow 4-6 weeks for delivery”. When I run a contest …

: Pretty excited about trying Pandora, Flickr, and the other new channels on the Roku, but my box …

: Apple changes their mind on Airfoil Speakers Touch: http://j.mp/4HfOn8 (And @sophiestication is …

: Just realized: the App Store review team members are not programmers. They don’t even …

: RT @wii: Three hours left before I pick a winner to receive New Super Mario Bros Wii. Enter here: …

: Chatting with another developer who just got a false-positive private API rejection. Apple’s …

: Updated to Gowalla 1.3. It has become one of my most frequently used apps now. http://bit.ly/walla …

: I like these photos from @tkaraszewski. “Most of our lives are lived on average days, not big …

: RT @danbenjamin: Tack Sharp Live - http://hivelogic.com/u/731 - @duncan and I are recording the next …

: Chrome seems to complete the transition Windows started to full-screen, single-window apps. I prefer …

: Overheard: “It boots almost as fast as an SE/30 running System Software 6.0.5.”

: Just watched a few video reviews on YouTube of my own products. Pretty awesome feeling. Also kind of …

: Close to wrapping up the next Clipstart bug fix update. Improved core pieces of import, duplicate …

: Another false-positive App Store rejection in the wild from @twenty3 after the Three20 library …

: All-day Lord of the Rings trilogy screening with 7-course food menu. Running time: 640 minutes. …

: RT @joehewitt: Paul Graham on the App Store http://paulgraham.com/apple.html

: RT @nevenmrgan: Birdfeed 1.2, including geolocation, Flickr support, and much more, is out! …

: Blog catch-up, just realized I missed reading and linking to @marcoarment on App Store exclusivity …

: Bing sure has some odd relevancy. I’m the very first hit for “macbook europe”, but …

: Amazon shipped New Super Mario late, so I bought it on release day and have 2 copies. I’ll …

: Really important question: is it “Itsa me, Mario!” or “It’s-a me, …

: RT @jasonfried: You can’t build on top of “we’ll decide later” but you can …

: Last month we started Mad Men and just finished the first season a week ago. Old news, but I …

: Dumpster diving in @panic’s museum. Love the “Welcome to Transmit” intro text for …

: Chatting in Campfire using Ember on the iPhone while I walk to the coffee shop. Only thing missing …

: Took a break from falling asleep at the keyboard to go outside and look for meteors. Too early, but …

: 4-player New Super Mario Bros Wii is crazy fun.

: I have an idea: don’t use “temper tantrum” and “hissy-fit” to describe …

: Flipping through the 107 companies on One Finger Discount. Some great apps I’ve never seen. …

: Thanks for the links and emails everyone on my “only 2 fixes” post.

: I had to blog about this App Store stuff just so I can stop thinking about it. Here you go: …

: From @mmartel: “Only wish that some of you influential types would join forces, speak with ONE …

: There’s no way the App Store will change as long as developers are siding with Apple. I just …

: Rogue Amoeba details 3 months of App Store rejections for Airfoil Speakers Touch, urges donation to …

: Matt has done so much good work. Only met him briefly years ago, but could tell he was a great guy. …

: I had a Mail.app IMAP glitch earlier this week and am just now realizing that I lost some flagged …

: Saw a lot of custom license plates today. “TX RNGR”, “SO MUCH”, and (my …

: Easing back into something that resembles normal work after a few days of meetings.

: It’s sad that I’m cheering when a big dev quits the App Store, but I wasn’t the …

: Thanks for all the mentions of Core Int episode 24 today.

: Timely follow-up to my Dreamhost comments from Core Int: tonight and tomorrow they are moving 33 …

: Core Intuition 24: starting One Finger Discount, podcasts, open source, and more: …

: Overheard: “Even though I don’t want to order the breakfast, just the fact that they …

: Finished recording a new Core Intuition. Question: should we use @coreint? We’ve been ignoring …

: I love it when people buy the family pack for Wii Transfer or Clipstart. Thank you.

: Overheard: “Why did you cross my name out and write your own name in Sharpie?”

: Pretty sure I won’t be able to finish NaNoDrawMo, but extremely glad I am participating. …

: Kudos to @phillryu for mentioning One Finger Discount on the MacHeist forums. They’re up to …

: The beauty of a cool breezy day is offset by a wind that’s blowing flags at half-staff.

: Happy for @fraserspeirs that Viewfinder is on Apple’s downloads front page. What a solid …

: Nice traffic bump from Flickr’s App Garden today. Thanks for all the Clipstart favoriting!

: I love how this went from idea to web site with 16 companies overnight. Simple idea executed, no …

: Another coupon code I’ve had for a while but never advertised: TWITTER. No misinterpretation …

: For as long as MacHeist lasts, @danielpunkass is offering 1/5th off with coupon code …

: I like this post from @danwood where he dissects the launch marketing for Viewfinder. …

: Flickr apps to favorite: Clipstart ( http://bit.ly/46W8HU ), Snaptweet ( http://bit.ly/1Id0iC ), and …

: Starting to get referrers for Clipstart from Flickr’s App Garden. Great way to discover new …

: Listening to the Killers and hacking on some C++, a.k.a. the geek’s “no one cares what …

: Don’t read too much into that last tweet. It’s sick how lucky I am. But funny how the …

: Having one of those weeks where I wonder if I’ve been doing everything wrong for years. …

: I couldn’t decide whether to work at home today or at the coffee shop, until the power went …

: Congrats to @fraserspeirs on Viewfinder 1.0. Quickly search and download from Flickr on your Mac: …

: Due to an HD reception issue, every night of the series I’ve been listening on the radio (er, …

: Nice diagram on the apostrophe, but even better if you view source. http://apostrophe.me/ (thanks …

: Agree with @drbarnard’s Android points, but also risky developing for a device that …

: Instant subscribe: 37signals Podcast. http://37signals.com/podcast

: Reading my NaNoWriMo novel from 2005 for only the 2nd time, and the first in 4 years. It’s not …

: From @bmf: memorial for @djgraphite is tomorrow. Go if you ever met him. http://tinyurl.com/y8kzmcj

: Still on the fence about renewing my iPhone dev account (4 days left). No plans to ship apps, but …

: Thinking of @djgraphite’s friends and family. Take care, @bmf.

: It could not be a more perfect night for trick-or-treating. Full moon, beautiful weather.

: 6pm, ate way too much candy already. Having a Dogfish Head IPA as the kids dance to Thriller. Happy …

: I love an excuse to use Hex Fiend.

: Just played the cake walk a crazy number of times without winning. Like we were back in the casino.

: Zemeckis needs to take a serious break from this motion-capture run he’s on. Yellow Submarine …

: Pencil test for Bill Plympton’s latest feature film: http://bit.ly/4Dr0nd

: Feel like I should create some good Twitter lists on @wii, but lacking the motivation.

: 8 bookstores, 6 airports in 24 hours for @garyvee’s book. Crazy enough that it might work. …

: Pretty much decided to do NaNoDrawMo. Shelving my novel idea for another year.

: In a video interview about Haystack, @jasonfried also says they have a Highrise iPhone app coming …

: The Talk Show episode 30: http://thetalkshow.net/

: I gave Google Reader and Fever each 2 weeks, but keep coming back to NetNewsWire. The best since …

: For a $20 no-contract email device, this little thing seems pretty well designed. …

: The only problem with being able to add comments to Basecamp via email is when winmail.dat files …

: Overheard from @willie in Campfire: “We didn’t get these monsters to not handle …

: I’ll be missing tonight’s @austinonrails as usual, but should be a good one: MacRuby and …

: It doesn’t matter how many times I see the Prestige, it still works, every time. Brilliant.

: Interesting graphic with average worldwide internet costs and speeds, via @davemark. Japan first at …

: Funny shirt from Evan Williams at Startup School: http://bit.ly/1aVyAX

: Thanks for the birthday wishes. Also sending a happy birthday to @danbenjamin and our secretary of …

: Did not expect to be troubleshooting bugs in Passenger and Rails this morning. But hey, it’s …

: U2 is streaming tonight’s concert live. Starts in about 20 minutes: http://youtube.com/u2

: Mocking up some UI (rare for me these days) while I listen to game 6.

: Easing into post-Vegas regular life again. Carved pumpkins with the kids and now starting up …

: Dissapointed that “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” does not apply to our new …

: I missed the Joshua Tree tour but have seen every tour since, and this show was fantastic. Wrapping …

: U2 in Las Vegas.

: The excellent @danbenjamin podcast equipment guide is significant for what it leaves out this year: …

: Mostly unplugged this week. But don’t worry, I’m still reading all your funny tweets.

: I haven’t seen many tweets or (better) blog posts about the Voices That Matter iPhone …

: Ugh, got sucked into watching old video game console commercials on YouTube. Forget Apple; best …

: Finally cracked a Core Audio popping noise problem I’ve been debugging off and on for… …

: Not sure if I’m better at software development or digging trenches and laying pipe. Also: …

: Camped in the backyard with Julian (great!). In the morning the dog ripped a big hole in the tent …

: Beautiful day in Austin. Picked up pumpkins, did some gardening, and setup the hammock.

: Michael Sporn on 3D: “$5 extra, please, for the glasses and $3 extra for the aspirins to take …

: Kate DiCamillo book signing. My daughter is super excited about reading her new book. And so am I, …

: Cable guy was up in the trees, risking life and limb in the dark, but now I have 23 Mbps down. …

: Internet is down and Time Warner is under promising and over delivering, but the promise was so low …

: Working from Lift Cafe with @robmack and @peburrows. Nice spot. Good coffee, plenty of space, and …

: There’s a lot to like about the TapLynx site, especially the up-front pricing. Many companies …

: I’ve been putting off making this code change for 3 months and now that the code is in front …

: Nice to see @ccgus slowly recreating OpenDoc. Someone had to. http://bit.ly/3swS6Q

: The Lost Symbol started strong, but didn’t quite come together. Annoyed that Brown seems …

: Really hope the trailer for Where The Wild Things Are was not a lie.

: Andy Brice asked indie developers (Mac and Windows) to rate their e-commerce providers. Detailed …

: Startups and small business discussion, based on the Stack Overflow engine: …

: Playing Super Mario Bros 3 with the kids, as prep for the new Wii game. I’m not as good at …

: Book shopping after catching The Informant! at Drafthouse. Something for everyone: …

: Ma.gnolia.com’s lost bookmarks had a good run as worst server failure ever. Sorry for Sidekick …

: The first version of the Photoshop.com iPhone app comes with a classic Adobe version number: …

: Enjoyed some roasted marshmallows at the neighbor’s outside fire on a rare cool Austin night. …

: I love that the world is still excited we’ve got Obama, unlike impatient America. Also, the …

: Overheard: “My reading buddy had swine flu.”

: Gowalla is like Foursquare but with personality. http://gowalla.com/

: I’ve been using AT&T since my first cell phone, so I’m blissfully unaware how much …

: Usually I’d just post this to @wii, but the art for Epic Mickey is too great not to share: …

: Why do I answer my phone? They asked if I accept credit cards. I naively assumed it was a user, not …

: Wish I was at ACL watching Pearl Jam right now instead of at my computer writing some stupidly long …

: Does anyone seriously think Palm doesn’t know about the iTunes Music Library.xml file? If …

: Looks like Walt’s museum is going to join Cartoon Art as must-stops for me while in San …

: Been on the phone with the insurance or roofing people every hour all week. Can’t stand it …

: Stood out in the rain, soaked, checking gutters and moving dirt, and swore silently to all the …

: First two chapters of Coders at Work already justify the purchase for me. Better than I was …

: Poor Adobe. In their defense, I seem to remember a behavior change in a FSRef or CFURL API for 10.6. …

: Figured by now this was only a third-party opportunity, but Twitter’s doing it. Lists of …

: Congrats @danbenjamin and @ryanirelan on the new EE podcast: http://ee-podcast.com/

: I have a long Amazon shopping list. When I get a gift certificate, I scroll through to find the …

: What is more likely to lead to App Store policy change: many filed bugs with Apple or a few …

: Impressed that my dentist sends me SMS reminders a week before (text back “yes” to …

: Michael Tchao back at Apple, eh? Maybe it’s time to re-read my copy of Defying Gravity. Yes, I …

: Whole house was up before 6am as the thunderstorm rolled through. Plenty of work to do this morning.

: I haven’t read all the Tweetie 2 reaction. But is anyone talking about how @atebits …

: I set aside the full day to debug a C++ problem, but looks like I’m done before lunch. Whew! …

: The word of the day is: respect.

: About 3 people took pictures of my sandals at C4, but @gruber was clearly the most jealous.

: Cheep cheep tweet tweet. Wish I could blame the iPhone auto-correction for that last one.

: Goodbye Chicago. Thanks @rentzsch for another great year. Lots to think about.

: Killing the next hour at the Midway food court with a beer, cheep Mexican food, and fellow C4ers.

: For those keeping score, while I was at WWDC our house flooded; while I was at C4 my wife’s …

: Pippin’s music FTW.

: Picked up C-3PO at the Lego Store.

: Thanks @ddribin for the burgers idea. Walking back through Millennium Park with @luciuskwok and …

: Hello Chicago. Thinking about Epic Burger.

: Walking by the park with my iPhone taking video, two Segway riders crashed into each other. Future …

: Load and Save toolbar items? I love the iPhone version, but this UI is wrong for a Mac app. …

: I just noticed that Twitter avatar images are now named consistently (your name instead of the …

: Surprised Firefox is sticking with DMG (they don’t need a EULA). Internet-enabled DMGs are …

: Hype continues for @getcloudapp. I didn’t sign up for the beta because I have no idea what it …

: TweetRiver is doing something interesting: live video from Twitter conference plus moderated related …

: Hope our roofing sales guy has life insurance for when my wife gets ahold of him.

: For Clipstart I’m just trying to compete with about 10% of iPhoto and 10% of iMovie. I …

: Workers are replacing our roof right now. Also, it’s raining. Oops?

: Killer new feature in Opacity 1.4 is the ability to export an icon as source code (e.g. Quartz). …

: More on Opacity.app, @topfunky whipped up a screencast showing off how factories create Obj-C or …

: Migas are usually my own Felix Felicis, but not today. None of my code works, all my music sucks, …

: “Your bright pink, specially monogrammed Discover card is enclosed.” I did not request …

: Okay, guys, here’s the deal: I’ll buy you a drink at C4 if you pay for it with my pink …

: Talking about distractions on the Core Int recording this morning has jinxed me: can’t get …

: Unofficial C4 attendee list, from @fraserspeirs: http://bit.ly/c4attendees – add yourself: …

: Reminded tonight that I often forget to test my app under different user account names, not just …

: Biked with the kids to a neighbor’s snow cone stand. Only later did we realize the seller was …

: Oops, Phil’s not one of the good guys? My opinion from a few months ago stands: the App Store …

: Time for me to take my own advice and shut up about the App Store. On a positive note: weather in …

: Thought experiment from @clarkware: what if Apple didn’t pre-screen apps? To me, that’d …

: Can’t believe a week from today I’ll be in Chicago for C4.

: I wrote a post about iPhone development for myself, but also for all the “Mac …

: From @mikeash on iPhone development: “I have abandoned the platform.” …

: Reconsidering my Backblaze strategy. Not convinced this 400 GB backup will finish anytime this year.

: To those who asked about Backblaze, the backup was started 3 weeks ago. Possibly because of external …

: Just when Mac OS X drawers are mostly gone, here’s one attached to a HUD window! Hilarious in …

: Oh cool, Parks and Recreation wasn’t cancelled.

: Released Clipstart 1.2.1, a minor update. Feels good to take a break from chasing big new features …

: AIM Lifestream is actually a pretty good way for AIM to evolve. Nicely done. …

: Every few years I have to re-learn that dependencies are bad. Complex software is often broken …

: Hanging out with the free wi-fi while my daughter’s at synchronized swimming practice. Their …

: I was 15 when Point Break opened. It was rated R, so we had to buy tickets to a different movie and …

: Acorn 2.0 is out. I’ve been living in the betas for months, and it’s a great upgrade. …

: Took video of the roofers loading packages of shingles on the roof with their conveyer belt, to show …

: List of things to always bring on a trip: 1. iPhone. 2. Socket wrench.

: Starbucks stop 150 miles from home, then the car wouldn’t start. Luckily I have the …

: Updated the Clipstart web site to mention iPod Nano compatibility. Works perfectly in disk mode, no …

: You can continue browsing the iTunes Store while listening to 30-second previews in iTunes 9. Seems …

: Only 3 days left to donate to the Ride to Cure Diabetes Mac Software Raffle. Great cause, 9+ apps, …

: No plans to use this, but I’m pretty impressed with FriendFeed’s web server, Tornado. …

: The new iPod Nano is great, by the way. It’s a ridiculously small video camera. Pausing and …

: There’s nothing more alive and beautiful than a kid playing in the rain.

: The Apple Store just got their Nano shipments in, should be on the shelves in a couple hours. Yay.

: Keep reloading: http://joewilsonisyourpreexistingcondition.com/

: And with that, I really hope for the best in Obama’s speech tonight. Fight the good fight, …

: Glad the president is strong on a public option. There was greatness in that speech, from Ted to …

: “If you do not have a plan that starts out attempting to achieve universal health care, you …

: This is what Twitter was made for. Joe Wilson, the heckler. Twitter search: http://bit.ly/4zSWLE

: Video camera on the iPod Nano is going to be huuuuge. Especially great for kids, or if you just want …

: Cool, the iPod Nano comes with built-in video effects. Sepia might be nice sometimes. …

: Thanks for the “lucky Clipstart!” tweets, everyone. I appreciate it. To customers: there …

: Lots of misinformation about iTunes 9 and WebKit. Facts: it used to be custom rendered XML and you …

: There are so many ways to give Apple money today I don’t even know where to start. Maybe I …

: Al Franken draws incredibly accurate map of USA. I wish I had the audio to this. http://bit.ly/fEUES

: Downloading VoodooPad.app and dragging VoodooPad Pro.app to the trash. 4.2 release: …

: Now that I’ve heard my daughters talk about Obama’s speech, I feel very sorry for the …

: In the clear light of morning, realized I spent 5 hours last night debugging the wrong @vimeoapi …

: Opting-in our dog, cat, hamster, and fish to watch the president’s speech.

: Thinking about @siracusa’s comment… When’s the last time you trusted file …

: Transitioning Clipstart to @vimeoapi version 2, but it keeps rejecting my upload manifest. Still …

: Took the kids to the dollar movie (er, $1.50), then Waterloo where I attempted to break the Ms. …

: Matt Neuburg covers the creator code problem in Snow Leopard. I was hoping this wasn’t true. …

: Currently in those awesome years where being a dad is just like being a kid again. …

: It’s no wonder there is confusion about Flash releases. 10.0.32.18 looks more like an IP …

: September seems to be defined by weekends: camping, garage sale, C4, and this weekend, when we get …

: Wow, if you go to Mighty Fine at 11am there is no line. An hour from now there will be 300 people in …

: Just noticed that some Amazon online movie rentals now last up to 7 days. Some still 24 hours. Odd, …

: I can never resist clicking on those giant front page PNG messages from Jeff Bezos. Best part is the …

: Clipstart 1.2 is out: Snow Leopard, batch file export, HTML 5, Twitter upload, iSight, more. …

: Making a lot of careless mistakes because I didn’t branch a web app. Multitasking failure.

: Responding to Twitter direct messages over SMS is such a usability mess. I should know better by …

: Sorting through my blog post drafts for something publishable. Half of them appear to link to …

: Finally signed up for Backblaze. I’ve always heard good things, and their storage pods blog …

: I’d love a Birdhouse for Mac. Or saved drafts in Tweetie. Or support for Twitter in MarsEdit.

: Fact: I will up-vote any SXSW talk I see mentioned on Twitter or in email to me. If you work to …

: When I don’t know what to do next, I do what’s easy.

: Yawn. Making coffee. Looking at my scribbled to-do list for the week.

: Yojimbo 2.0 looks like a great upgrade. I’m playing with the new tag interface now. …

: The @siracusa 10.6 write-up is addicting. I keep telling myself I’ll take a break, but then I …

: Is anyone else seeing the same insanely high adoption rate that @ccgus is? 31% on 10.6 after 3 days.

: Mac raffle bundle includes Things, MarsEdit, Tweetie, Clipstart, and more – with donations to …

: Worth $29 alone: http://manton.org/misc/eject_dialog.png

: The PS3 120 GB is $299 and the PS3 80 GB is… also $299? Nice, Sony.

: Fixed another bug under Snow Leopard and the fix had the nice side effect of making my code simpler …

: Thanks everyone for all the retweets and mentions! Feels good to have at least one blog post that …

: Looking for a good deal on Mac or iPhone software? The make-your-own-bundle PMC Charity Fundraiser …

: To make up for my recent lack of tweets, I give you this new manton.org blog post about finding time …

: From @natevw, a C4 Blitz talk proposal converted to blog post form. Indie IP: …

: Kinda feeling like an idiot now that I’ve confirmed that the DVD is A432. On the plus side, …

: Medium line at the Apple Store. Accidentally wore my Daring Fireball t-shirt. Nerd.

: Back in Austin, falling asleep at the keyboard. Bit off too much with such a busy non-Riverfold week …

: Do you work at Apple? Free Clipstart and Wii Transfer licenses for you. Check your internal …

: Had a great time hanging out with @ryanirelan tonight. Blitz trip to Raleigh almost over.

: Playgrounder looks really well done. Congrats @danbenjamin (and @eszarpa – cool!). …

: Core Intuition 22: Snow Leopard, App Store, and hobby vs. business. http://coreint.org/22

: Crushed to hear that Kennedy died. Overheard from @robrasmussen, and I agree: sad that congress …

: Really didn’t want to hear “go to Internet Explorer” while trying to get the hotel …

: Finishing some work before catching a flight this afternoon. House is unbelievably quiet with all 3 …

: Uploaded the latest Core Intuition MP3 to punkassconnect.apple.com. I hear 100% of podcasts are …

: Why yes, I would like to stop at Rudy’s for breakfast tacos on the way.

: “The [tablet] market didn’t take off as the devices were too expensive and didn’t …

: Just noticed that Migration Assistant also copied over some extra frameworks in /Library. Nice.

: Popped open a soda as I sit down to edit the podcast. This new 24-inch display is pretty nice for …

: Re-watched a few season 1 episodes of 30 Rock. Still hilarious.

: To answer @Fahrni, we recorded a new Core Int today, but @danielpunkass has threatened to reject it. …

: My son’s birthday party was a lot of fun. These are great years. Probably should write code …

: Balloons, check. Tons of Legos, check. Kid drinks, check. Lightsabers, check. Adult drinks, check. …

: Getting some great scripting dictionary advice from @jimcorreia. Yojimbo’s sdef is pretty …

: Found on a book store receipt from 1989: “Censorship puts chains upon the mind, fear puts …

: Getting ready to ship Clipstart 1.2 this week, I hope. Lots of new stuff: http://bit.ly/15OPcp

: Looking forward to the upcoming official retweet feature, especially not having to leave 20+ …

: I doubt Apple’s FCC answers are going to satisfy anyone. Kind of interesting that they have 40 …

: I love the part about how Apple didn’t reject Google Voice, they just ignored it indefinitely. …

: Must-read from @mikeash on Apple’s FCC response. http://bit.ly/3wjynm

: Great new blog from animator Sandro Cleuzo. Sprite drawings from Fantasia 2000: …

: Stop using the word “we”. Great insight for teams that want to get something done: …

: Pre-ordered: http://bit.ly/3XAM1u

: First thing I do when looking at Ruby code I wrote over 2 years ago: add parenthesis back to method …

: Pretty funny to imagine Sony competing with the iPhone when the underpowered Nintendo DS still …

: The curse of doing web development: I’m now nervous about sending someone a file that contains …

: Finally unsubscribed from the Flickr API mailing list. Worst noise I’ve ever seen. Forget web …

: Picked up donuts and breakfast tacos earlier, which means that nothing can go wrong the rest of the …

: Springsteen, “Thunder Road”, live from 1975. http://bit.ly/thunderroad (via …

: Performance profiling a web app and discovering I’m an idiot. The usual.

: Looking at lots of pixels to finish some custom UI work. Just noticed that Mac Tweetie’s title …

: Congrats to Carl Olson (@atomicworks) for winning my iPhone 3GS + Flickr + Vimeo contest. And thanks …

: Tr.im will go to public domain. This post by founder Eric Woodward mentions Bit.ly’s $10k …

: Happy to see that Ponyo cracked the top 10 box office, despite showing in fewer theaters than any …

: Picking an iPhone winner, i.e. running rand(599) in irb. Pretty good odds.

: Sitting in the shade enjoying some Mighty Fine shakes with the family.

: Today is the last day to enter the Clipstart iPhone giveaway. Good luck! http://bit.ly/clipstart

: Spent the last couple hours in class-dump. This shortcut implementation sure is taking longer than …

: Loved Ponyo, as expected. My daughters were convinced the District 9 line was for the bathroom. …

: Well, that sucked. Smoke just started coming out of my brand new 24-inch LED cinema display. …

: Can’t find my old FireWire hub. Pretty sure it’s somewhere under this mountain of …

: Neat, @HelloApp looks interesting. I worry about it encouraging you to spam followers, though. Maybe …

: Reading about Qik reminds me that many people assume only a few apps are being rejected. Not true. …

: Hoping to see Ponyo with the kids later today. ♥ Miyazaki.

: Today’s TUAW blog post on CourseSmart for iPhone doesn’t mention that they have a Mac …

: Enjoyed talking Mac dev with @pbowden over lunch. Nice side effect to meeting up with downtown …

: Woah! Native retweet support coming to Twitter UI and API: http://bit.ly/X2one (via @al3x)

: To follow up on my Time Machine issue switching to a new Mac, the MAC address is stored in xattrs. …

: From @stevenf, Android video thumbnails. Too funny. This is why in Clipstart I generate thumbnails …

: Seth Godin, “Lessons from very tiny businesses”: http://bit.ly/v8jSf

: At Thunderbird with my shiny new MacBook Pro. Going to try to fix a bug I’ve been avoiding.

: New MacBook 13-inch arrived. Dunno if it was sitting on the truck too long or what, but it’s …

: Time Machine seems to have a big design flaw in that it groups external drive backups by machine …

: A great way to get links is to make open source people mad. Obvious points but doesn’t hurt to …

: A Tiny Thread launched with 208 lines of code. Nice! http://twitter.com/joshu/status/3248158809

: Didn’t know the MacRabbit folks were still in school. Makes it even more interesting that they …

: If @danielpunkass ever updates his epic GPL blog post, it should mention the excellent WTFPL. …

: C4 is sold out already! Congrats @rentzsch. See y'all in Chicago.

: I needed a “view source” option in Mobile Safari this morning. Something tells me Apple …

: Thanks for the “view source” suggestions, folks. To clarify: I was working on the iPhone …

: I don’t understand the http://tr.im/ announcement page. Will all tr.im links break, or …

: So you stop creating tr.im URLs, fine. But how hard is it to keep a server up that just does …

: I started using Obj-C 2.0’s dot syntax last year and found that I like it. But I’ll …

: Correction: the Big Nerd Ranch blog post was written by Joe Conway, not Aaron Hillegass. …

: My C4 blitz talk proposal was turned down, but I’m very much looking forward to the others. …

: Just noticed The Hit List’s tagline: “Forget what you need to do with confidence.” …

: I no longer believe a tightly-controlled App Store is fixable. There will always be bad judgement …

: Didn’t expect to be writing QTAtomContainer code ever again, but here I am. QTKit is still …

: I suggest the opposite of what @nevenmrgan said: _more_ ratings, but let _all_ apps in. Example, …

: Nice. @Cocoia’s Icon Resource video set is 35% off. I bought it last year. Lots of good …

: There’s no way to cancel the iLife installer once it starts without force quitting. Ugh, …

: Sort /Applications by Date Modified. Oldest app I still use every day: Transmit (Dec 2007). Newest …

: The closed nature of the App Store is the worst thing Apple has ever done. And I loved the Newton, …

: And as soon as I posted that, I realized I’m not on the latest Transmit. Oops! Latest is from …

: For a site that does $2000 in transactions every second, why is PayPal still so slow?

: 2pm and I haven’t had breakfast or lunch yet, just a coffee. The workaholic diet.

: Love the graphic on Panic’s beta page. http://www.panic.com/beta/

: Through Twitter search, neat to see a bunch of folks in Brazil pick up on Wii Transfer. …

: Another confusing thing about Ogg Theora video: is the short name “Ogg” or …

: Feels good to be back on track with Clipstart 1.2 betas. Definitely will ship this month.

: Removing hidden preferences that no one will ever want to enable anyway. Pref bloat must be stopped.

: Cannot wait to run 10.6 full time. Booted under it for a while last night to fix bugs.

: Added Clipstart and Wii Transfer to http://appbodega.com/ because, hey, more eyeballs. I had been on …

: Congrats to Happy Cog and Airbag on the merger. From the press release: “inevitable”. …

: I’ve now tried all of: Mighty Fine, Five Guys, Elevation, and TerraBurger. Terra easily wins …

: Took a break from this code for a few days and can now see the problem clearly: QuickTime threading …

: Took a partial break from Twitter while visiting family over the weekend. Don’t worry, I read …

: It’s neat to be on the commit emails for an old project that is now in more capable hands, so …

: Words I didn’t want to hear: “oversized iPod Touch.”

: Working on AppleScript support and not pulling my hair out. Progress.

: Watched with Julian and @tracireece as the little dot of the space shuttle crossed the Austin sky.

: Working around the clock while the girls are out of town, but still not sure I’m making enough …

: Recommendations for best iPhone app for simple text edits over SFTP? Looking for the Transmit of …

: I don’t usually complain about old APIs, but the Sequence Grabber really is a nutty thing. …

: Lego X-wing arrived today, a birthday present for my son. He’s going to flip when he opens …

: I posted hopeful Apple tablet entries to my blog in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008. Maybe by not posting …

: Nice that my @wii account passed 4000 followers, but can’t help thinking that it should be …

: Decided to get a PayPal debit card. Could be a brilliant or terrible idea.

: Tempted to write my own web-based calendar software that has almost no features. Kinda tired of …

: Feels like the end of the day already. Was up at 4am to drop off my daughters at the airport. They …

: Installing latest Snow Leopard to do some testing and bug fixes. Still not quite ready to move to it …

: Prefer refactoring when the results bubble up to the UI, allowing me to take advantage of one …

: Replacing rotten wood in our playscape. I think this is going to be a weekend project several times …

: Enjoying the Comic-Con tweets from the only people I’m following who seem to be there, …

: Half of the email I receive now seems to be bounced new-account messages from my support forums. …

: I still believe that Apple is the bad guy in this Palm sync issue. iTunes 1.0 shipped (before the …

: Lots of time today trying to make sense of dentist bills, FSA card denials, and general insurance …

: Just noticed that Miyazaki’s Ponyo is in theaters next month. …

: Plowing through Jira cases for a Rails project. Feels like progress to at least touch them with a …

: I could not care less about the Palm Pre, but I’m totally on Palm’s side in the iTunes …

: Out at Pace Bend picking up the girls from camp.

: Picking some low-hanging fruit from the bug tree. When big feature solutions elude me, nice to wrap …

: Very impressed with @mattgemmell’s MGTemplateEngine. Using it for a new feature with great …

: Finally got Akismet set up on http://coreint.org/, which was being hit by comment spammers every …

: I might have preferred 2d, but this Owly short is a good translation of the comic. Definitely some …

: The Flex Tool in the new Logic looks very nice. I’d hate to upgrade just because Soundtrack is …

: Half of the mentions to my @wii account are not in English. I love that.

: Just noticed that I had a $75 AdWords credit from Dreamhost. Sure, I’ll take that. Never used …

: Feels good to cross over the 20 episode mark with Core Intuition: http://coreint.org/21

: I’m getting more and more Bing.com hits to my sites now. I guess this is good?

: Mornings are like a swim against the current, with hours to get back to where I should have been at …

: Morning errands. Working from the allergist and then plan to test the supposed wi-fi at Central …

: Bad news: Soundtrack Pro now crashes every time I click on an audio clip. Good news: I know more …

: Checked the entries for my iPhone 3GS giveaway for the first time. The odds are _really_ good right …

: Ooo, @tracireece is making a spontaneous @cupprimo run. Good fuel for podcast editing I need to do.

: I’ve gotten really good at turning down requests for advertising or sale promos for other big …

: Speaking of tweet backup, @damon suggested this. Not ideal but works in a pinch. …

: Pagehand has screenshots, but none for an actual window from the application! Conflict with the …

: Showing @robmack and @robrasmussen an old Twitter backup app for Mac that I never shipped. He says …

: Sky Voyager looks like a neat iPhone app. Usually $15 but free today in honor of moon landing. (via …

: Press release for iPhone 3GS giveaway: http://bit.ly/HKQZ0

: Rereading a bunch of 2-year-old tweets of mine that are much more interesting than this one.

: Pushed Clipstart 1.1.1 out this morning. Also giving away an iPhone 3GS and year of Flickr Pro and …

: Vimeo is rebuilding their Upload API backend. It’s tough to know when to fix something vs. …

: I don’t think I’ll ever warm up to iMovie. Long modal progress bar with no cancel …

: Frustrated that the only thing holding back this bug fix update is a new screencast. Gotta figure …

: Short video showing the size of the Roku. Really like it so far. - http://snaptweet.com/2a25c

: Started re-reading Harry Potter book 6 last night. Hope an hour early for Drafthouse tonight will be …

: What I like about Vimeo is that for any random click, chances are it will be good. Like this, via …

: I like how the download button for rooSwitch makes it obvious what the trial limits are. …

: There’s no way Twitter gave Techcrunch the “green light” to post those stolen …

: I hope Palm is moderately successful, but I’m building iPhone stuff because I love the iPhone. …

: Recorded a new Core Int. We’ll try to turn this one around quickly.

: New iPhone book from @davemark and @jeff_lamarche. Always grateful for Dave’s original Learn C …

: Picked up the latest print edition of Macworld to see Clipstart in the “Hot Stuff” …

: Was about to respond to a customer that the feature they wanted wasn’t there, then checked and …

: Interesting line on the Versions.app checkout page: “Limited email support.” I wonder …

: Figured out how I’ll give away an iPhone 3GS and Flickr Pro / Vimeo Plus. Solves all problems …

: Received a lot of email today. Sent a lot. I might have written some code too, but can’t be …

: Engine Yard wins for most difficult to enter Twitter contest. http://bit.ly/kPZ2b (via @damon)

: While playing around with Overlapr ( http://overlapr.com/overlap/wii/ps3 ) I discovered that @ps3 …

: One-word solution to the App Store review delay problem: crowdsourcing.

: Reconsidered yesterday’s reconsideration of doing a @c4 talk and sent in my slides.

: Suggestion for anyone (myself included) whose @c4 blitz talk isn’t accepted: turn it into a …

: Delicious client Pukka 1.8 is out with search and full AppleScript support. Solid upgrade from …

: Stick it to the man. Ordered take-out from Macaroni Grill but went next door to the grocery store to …

: Took notes for @c4 blitz talk ideas this week but don’t think it’s gonna happen. I want …

: Skimmed the PubSubHubbub spec. Must not be paying attention because I didn’t realize Brad …

: Annoyed that Vimeo auth for desktop apps appears to be broken. And when I post to their forums, the …

: File this under “Wish I Could Do-Over”… 70 NIBs from a Windows port. I swear this …

: New screencast on Mercurial has the usual high production values from PeepCode. Congrats …

: Thankful to @vimeoapi for acting on the auth problem quickly. Still not resolved but getting there.

: Back from Taylor TX for BBQ. @robmack and @damon have photos, of course.

: Term coined by a co-worker for the pain that comes from too much HUD in Snow Leopard: hudache.

: Forget inbox zero. The measure of whether I have too many flagged items in Mail.app is when the …

: How often can you buy an Apple Design Award winning app for just 99 cents? Postage for iPhone on …

: We used to think $99 would discourage junk apps and unserious developers. What a joke that turned …

: Good points on iPhone tab bars from @justin. I linked to this in an email thread about UI today. …

: Get Satisfaction and Zendesk partnership to route a support discussion into a formal ticket. Good …

: I like how this web popup menu has spaces in the front of every item, making it impossible to type …

: Sometimes I’ll take a screenshot of the old UI before making subtle changes, so I can quickly …

: Picked up Julian from his friend’s birthday party tonight. Turns out the dad is an iPhone …

: Working from Starbucks with @robrasmussen, troubleshooting web app performance.

: Follow-up to Highrise tweet: 37signals changed the downgrade, allowing me to go to free without …

: 28 months and $336 later, I’m canceling my Highrise account. It’s a great app, but not …

: After reading @marcoarment, my 2 cents: <video> tag will be painful at first, but it needs to …

: Fun new web comic by Kennon James and Loren Hoskins: http://mohagencomic.com/ (also @mohagen)

: Repeat with your own products: “Apple tries to make things that many people love, not things …

: A certain 4-year-old has space on the brain. Saturn V in Jenga. - http://snaptweet.com/ad762

: If I worked 24 hours a day, I wouldn’t have to review priority lists after a break. But …

: Thinking about Monday. Had a great weekend, but lots of coding to do.

: Working at Sodade for the afternoon. Wearing Panic’s “hi i make mac software” …

: Family in town, swimming pool, margaritas. Happy 4th, America.

: Saw a really good U2 ad on TV for… Blackberry? Traitors!

: Half surprised that tennis match ever finished.

: Today is essentially 4th+. Same stuff, less crowded.

: Finally starting to cool off at the Round Rock Express game.

: I get more visits to my site from the iPhone than from Tiger now. Neat.

: I wanted to make a joke about how @gruber tweets twice as often if Palin is in the news, but …

: They were playing Thriller at the swim meet and a kid asked me what song it was and who it was by. …

: As pointed out by a couple folks, Rolando 2 is a brand new game and not really an upgrade. Different …

: I do start to fall asleep while at the keyboard sometimes, but usually it’s after midnight, …

: I let my Flagged smart mailbox in Mail get out of hand these last few weeks. Churning through the …

: Wondering if Rolando 2 is the first paid upgrade in the app store.

: Catching up on a few of the older entries in The Setup that I had missed. http://usesthis.com/

: U2’s first night video makes me simultaneously jealous of general admission and thankful we …

: Gelato.

: Having breakfast tacos and coffee at Thunderbird after another crazy 5am morning.

: It’s when everything goes wrong that I appreciate how good I have it, because it’s a …

: This deploy script makes me type my password 3 times as it runs various tools. I should fix it …

: Pragmatic is starting up an online magazine, from the former editor of Dr. Dobb’s Journal. …

: Woke before 5am to take my mom in for surgery on her fractured elbow. Can’t believe they have …

: Very, very long day with house work, errands, and landscaping. Need a cold drink. And maybe ice …

: Clipstart 1.1 is out, with iPhone 3GS import, YouTube upload, and more. http://bit.ly/clipstart

: I had to rush 1.1 out because of the iPhone, so I expect to address more of the feedback over the …

: Updated the HTML and whatnot for tomorrow’s little software release.

: Congrats to @buzz and @nevenmrgan for shipping Birdfeed. My 3GS has been lonely without it.

: Continue to be annoyed that the FireWire Solo recommends a shutdown and doesn’t seem to work …

: I wish email had as many great apps as Twitter clients, and it was as easy to switch between them, …

: Playing with @c4’s Blitz.app. Love the slide countdown widget.

: Good news: new tile looks great. Not so good: valve busted and started flooding the kitchen and my …

: Back from the ER after my mom broke her arm. Can we have electronic medical records now please? …

: My kids have clocked an enormous number of hours on the Wii this week. Yay summer! Playing Mario …

: 7 out of the 10 “Top Songs” in iTunes are now by Michael Jackson.

: Unofficial iPhone SDK Feedback Project. Good, but will Apple notice? Needs automatic Radar submit. …

: Thanks for the comments on my hard drive sleep question, folks. Consensus: perfectly fine for daily …

: Getting another drainage estimate. The company owner uses iPhones and Macs everywhere, so I expect …

: If you’re working customer service, you do _not_ want to hear @tracireece say: “May I …

: My wife put on a bunch of Jackson 5 and Thriller tonight. Just like she does every night. RIP.

: Opinions about whether unchecking “[x] Put the hard disks to sleep” is bad or good? …

: Audio from CocoaHeads WWDC 2009. http://www.randomscripts.net/cocoaheads.html (thanks @Bagelturf!)

: Listening to a couple sessions from MaxFunCon while I work. http://bit.ly/WzQ43

: Started to panic about drainage work we had scheduled for today, that we were about to make a …

: This is the longest I’ve ever gone (5 days) with a $15 iTunes gift card sitting in my account, …

: Any server folks using Kestrel? Nice overview doc but looks like you need to dive into the source …

: I don’t use HTML in email. http://ignoreoutlook.org/

: Nate Silver responds to George Will on a public health insurance option: http://bit.ly/ys9dL (via …

: Glad to hear Fever is selling so well. Got a great demo from @robmack earlier this afternoon.

: That little “2x” button in iPhone OS 3.0 is great for advertisements in podcasts.

: I’ve gotten pretty good at talking to lots of roofing, gutter, and tile companies but not …

: Pouring myself another Dr Pepper. I don’t do my best work after midnight, but at least …

: We’ve been married for nearly 10 years and I just found out tonight that @tracireece has never …

: Happy Father’s Day, dads out there. I spent the first 2 hours (midnight-2am) fixing bugs, then …

: Taking my daughters to see a movie about a dad and his daughter, silly plot and reviews be damned.

: Took a ridiculous number of naps today. Partially made up for laziness by installing a new ceiling …

: I’m not sure which is more surprising from this Apple press release: Steve Jobs quote or 3GS …

: Very disappointed with iPhone notes sync. Some notes I took on the phone just got overwritten.

: A record worst night ever at poker. Hard to believe we’re going to Vegas in a few months. I …

: For Clipstart users, 1.1 with iPhone 3G S support will be released in a couple days. It works but …

: 3G S is great so far. Video is fine. Apps are fast. Compass is useful. About what you’d …

: Passed the Apple Store on the way to dinner and there’s still a line outside. At 6:30pm. …

: Web browsers should have better (any) progress status for Ajax requests.

: Volunteer timer at the swim meet. I promise not to press the stop button early when my kids are in …

: BWToolkit keeps tempting me. Version 1.2 out from @bwalkin with new box, styled text, and link …

: I was kinda surprised poking around the App Store yesterday to see some apps that already claim …

: Not sure how I missed this two years ago. “iPhone Day” video: http://is.gd/15JCF (via …

: Would be fun to line wait, but I’ll take “On FedEx vehicle for delivery” instead. …

: AppShopper keeps track of price changes. Look at all the ups and downs for this app! App Store …

: My iPhone shipped, but one receipt shows delivery tomorrow and another not until Monday. I need to …

: Stunned that some people (Mossberg) think the 3G was a better upgrade than the 3G S.

: My iPhone still hasn’t shipped, but 3.0 is working nicely. Too bad I don’t have anything …

: Worked from Starbucks all day, wrapping up a web app release. Still hate Rails deployment.

: Feeling pretty good about the JavaScript work I did today. Now switching gears to finish writing …

: Started to worry about lines at the Apple Store on Friday, so ordered my 3G S online. Hope it ships …

: Bought a new Apple keyboard but I’m back to using my ancient Microsoft scroll wheel mouse. I …

: My first Flickr commercial API key request was approved in 2 months. Second one was approved in less …

: Would like to comment on a blog post I just read to clarify something from WWDC. Wish I could go …

: Overheard: “Forced home improvement through disaster recovery.”

: Flood damage update: the Pergo is completely ruined and is coming up now. Living room wood floor is …

: Wrote and then scrapped a blog post announcing a very ambitious 6-day plan. Need to sleep on it …

: Neither 3G[S] nor 3GⓈ look quite right. Is there a unicode char for a square enclosed S, or should I …

: Someone set their Facebook name to default.aspx. Well played. http://facebook.com/default.aspx (via …

: Chuy’s. Now I know I’m really home.

: Must be the sun at this swim meet getting to me, but I did think my last tweet was funny. Strong …

: Mail feature or new app idea: show me all email messages that have a phone number in them.

: Apple’s branding is such a failure. My son calls an iPhone an iPod, and my daughters call …

: WWDC was great, but glad to be home yesterday, spend time with family, and sleep 10 hours in my own …

: Walking around LAX, I keep checking for my badge as if I’m still at Moscone. Flight to Austin …

: Taking a cab to the airport. Speaking of no sleep, pretty sure I saw @kickingbear walking back as we …

: Enjoy the last WWDC day, everyone. And to the folks I missed this week, catchya next time.

: Thanks everyone for your thoughts and offers to help. I think we’re fine. Had a good week but …

: Tornado near our house and a few rooms flooded. Back at the hotel trying to change my flight.

: Lots of great info in the NSImage talk.

: Heading back to Moscone late after a detour through Chinatown.

: Back at the Cartoon Art gift shop picking up a gift for my daughter, who loves Usagi and Tintin.

: Twice tonight I seemed to say the right thing to the wrong person. Late nights and new-people …

: Was cool to see the Woz at the iPhone Launch Party. Should have introduced myself but didn’t, …

: As is tradition for me now, caught the last half of CocoaHeads. Deep Green is so great.

: Dinner. Still wearing my Stan Sakai t-shirt from Staple in honor of his exhibit at the Cartoon Art …

: Thanks to @al3x and the Twitter team for opening up their office to so many developers. They are …

: Nothing against my iPhone friends, but I’m a pretty big fan of the “Only on Mac …

: This session would be even better if I wasn’t sitting behind a pillar.

: Great UI review. Good ideas, lots of notes, and the reviewer was totally on the same page with how …

: Congrats ADA winners! I’m gonna stick around for Stump, but at a safe distance.

: Apple Design Awards. Good luck everyone!

: I bet Apple could iron out some App Store problems if they spent even half as much effort on it as …

: Excited about iPhone dev again after reading through the final 3.0 API diff, but torn between new …

: In the QuickTime X session, installing Snow Leopard from a thumb drive (thanks @willie!) as a backup …

: Failed to coordinate lunch with work folks. Metreon with @damon.

: They really need a “repeat” disclaimer next to the WWDC session description.

: Had fun recording a roundtable podcast with @macdevnet, @danielpunkass, @kevinhoctor, @dtm3dd, and …

: Enjoyed the keynote. No big surprises but very happy about $29 Snow Leopard and video on the iPhone …

: Good seats for the keynote. This should be fun.

: Woke up much earlier than I wanted to. Been in the line for about 15 minutes and it’s moving …

: Realized about 30 minutes before landing in San Francisco that I forgot my business cards.

: Talking about the App Store and playing iPhone games with @youens and other fellow passengers.

: Didn’t realize when I booked this flight that it stopped in San Diego first. Oh well, …

: Breakfast tacos at AUS. One nice thing about getting to the airport too early.

: Same thing happened when I changed the image for @coreint, too, even though we’ve been …

: Snapped a quick photo in Photo Booth to use as a Twitter icon that shows how I actually look this …

: Spent hours fixing bugs in FlipBook 6 so they could demo it at Annecy. I love animation software, …

: Packing for WWDC.

: It’s too bad there’s no convention for showing the main window in single-window apps. …

: I like the name iPhone Video and everything it implies. I just hope videos are accessible to …

: Friday, huh? Need to figure out how to fit about a week of work in the next 8 hours.

: Core Intuition web site now has a blog! Comments too. New episode 19 is up: http://coreint.org/19

: Overheard from an 8-year-old: “But all my friends have their own blogs!”

: Interesting that the Palm Pre can’t record video yet either.

: Ooo, just noticed the Flight Control update with new maps! My high score is still sitting at 117.

: Facebook Payments will be huge, but I bet it takes third-party apps from just annoying to spam-ish …

: Overheard: “You may have extra legal protection once Texas secedes.”

: Confirmed today that I did actually book WWDC flight and hotel back in April, and didn’t …

: Doing a little server upkeep. New SSL cert, more MySQL backups.

: Bioware video on design in Star Wars: The Old Republic, featuring my friend Paul Adam and others on …

: Johnny Lee (of Wii remote hacking fame) is on Project Natal. That’s more impressive than a …

: Great use of synced audio, text, and graphics in this NY Times page on Pixar’s Up design. …

: Macworld 3.5-star review for Clipstart is up. Good feedback in there. Also led me to notice older …

: Software reviews are also a great template in which to judge the progress of upcoming versions.

: The video rollover previews on bing.com are interesting.

: Inspired to make a new short film after replacing broken particle board in my animation desk with …

: Loved Pixar’s Up. Did not love the asshole sitting behind us yesterday who kept complaining …

: Lakers by 27 in Denver? Yikes. Hope the close games of the last couple weeks return in the finals.

: Extra WWDC e-ticket burning a hole in your ADC account? Reply to @moonshark with price and info, …

: Can’t find my CS3 discs and foolishly tried to copy the apps and prefs to another machine. …

: I did a quick pass through the WWDC session grid and there are almost no conflicts. That’s the …

: 70-minute screencast on all things command line from @danbenjamin and PeepCode: http://bit.ly/lyWs9

: So espn360.com has a live video stream of the Lakers/Nuggets game, but it only works if your ISP is …

: Every project I work on seemed to have a different problem today, and all at the same time. My mind …

: I use Coda and Transmit every day. I guess I’ll buy CandyBar now? https://www.panic.com/sale/

: Confession: I haven’t filed an API bug in ages. I should, but I only have time to write code …

: And by “joining” I mean “hired by” not “clicked the Sign Up” …

: Big congrats to @noradio on joining Twitter. Very cool.

: Conference calls with lots of people and no agenda are scary. But this one was mostly good news.

: Lazy day out with the family for burgers and tent shopping. Happy Memorial Day everyone.

: Migrating everything to the MacBook gives me the chance to clean up old stuff. Just deleted …

: Star Trek, wow. All you Twitter folks said it was awesome, but you didn’t mention that it was …

: Aborted our camping trip last night after the tent leaked and soaked sleeping bags. Good afternoon …

: Catching up on email and news after being without a cell signal all day. Congrats @rtmfd and …

: I get that they’re having fun with the Deck survey, but if I wanted to be entertained I …

: I’m interested in what to do with “bad” user-generated content, because I have …

: iPhone devs, get in front of this by adding parental controls. Turn a ridiculous situation …

: New hard drive day. Migrating everything off of my Mac Pro (about 750 GB) for MacBook Experiment …

: I’ve been working on solo projects for so long I had forgotten how much I enjoy doing UI …

: Biked to @sodade to work for the afternoon. My spirits are up, and my legs aren’t completely …

: When there are bugs in my code, it’s just another day. When there are bugs in other …

: Tomatoes, peppers, and more in our garden - http://snaptweet.com/51940

: Conflicted between wanting to work out of the house today, and waiting for the UPS guy to arrive.

: Resisted adding a preferences window for 19 days.

: Thanks to @natevw for the quick reply… It’s iPhoto of course. I don’t use it on …

: What’s that app that has a View -> Sort By menu, a few options to sort, then a separator …

: Going to Cafe Bedouins in a little while. Need to wrap up Clipstart 1.0.1, badly. …

: It seems like everything in all possible projects needs to be done by the first week in June. …

: Ruby and Memcache? @peburrows wrote up the hashing problems we ran into last week. …

: Core Intuition 18 covers launching my new app, Clipstart, plus Job-less WWDC, Design Awards, and …

: I wasn’t expecting tweets in Highrise. Nice touch! (But @37signals should know better than to …

: The more research my wife does for our Vegas trip, the more expensive it gets. Hotel price just …

: Just to sync a movie now I have to restart my Apple TV first. Which wouldn’t be too bad if …

: Checking out the new Mighty Fine in Round Rock. Great outside seating and kid playground.

: Plan for today: walk dog, go for run, play with kids, edit podcast, shop at IKEA, watch basketball, …

: SNL is often funny but rarely so consistently good as it was tonight. I needed a laugh after a crazy …

: Mother-in-law in town, so the pouring rain didn’t stop us from a nice week-late Mother’s …

: Why is it so difficult to find a dual hard drive enclosure (no RAID) with FireWire? Suggestions …

: Thanks for the congrats, folks. And good reminder from @fraserspeirs about how much consistency …

: Getting ready to record another episode of Core Intuition. We are almost at the 1-year mark.

: Both the usability problem and performance problem is that Twitter filters replies at all.

: One thing I love about Vimeo, other than the playful design and non-commercial feeling, is that the …

: Wrapped up a few more bugs tonight for the first Clipstart bug fix update, which I’ll release …

: Watched parts of the Lost finale. Wake me when the show is over (if it ever ends!) and I’ll …

: Remember when we thought $99 was a nice barrier to entry for iPhone dev? Ha. Also: For all the …

: No match for “ALLREPLIES.COM”.

: Extremely disappointed with Twitter’s replies change. Breaks a big part of how I use Twitter.

: Glad to see #fixreplies is a trending topic. The problem is that Twitter said they wanted to do this …

: This space trick is interesting but feels wrong. To @ashponders or anyone else, just start with some …

: Started getting into the playoffs when I saw Mavs game 3 at Cici’s in Dallas. Still thankful …

: Overheard: “It’s greasy enough to be good, but not so greasy that it runs down your …

: I keep trying to type square brackets in my C++ today. My brain is officially rewired.

: Watched some of Apollo 13 during lunch, and now have nasa.gov TV on while I work. @nasa is also …

: Settling into Monday after spending the weekend in Dallas. Kinda an abrupt shift from watching …

: Secede bumper sticker - http://snaptweet.com/c6d04

: Overheard: “I am Facebook friends with your daughter.”

: Heading to Taylor for BBQ. @damon is going to kill us.

: I keep stalling out at 80+ in Flight Control. Serious respect for those over 100.

: Someone hacked Clipstart. Not newsworthy, but what is hilarious and awesome is they use this custom …

: Haven’t been to a RailsConf since the first one, and I don’t really miss it, but I am …

: Anyone ever migrate away from Basecamp for messages? @willie is looking: …

: Listening to this MDN interview with Brent. It both complements the latest Core Int really well, and …

: We mentioned @brentsimmons and cutting features, and @macdevnet also posted an interview with him …

: Core Intuition 17 is out. Making software that people need and will pay for, the challenge of …

: Still happy enough with my 1st-gen Kindle that I won’t upgrade to Kindle 2 or DX. Looks great, …

: Better competition for ADA than I had assumed. Things, Capo, LittleSnapper, Espresso, On the Job 3, …

: Kinda annoyed that the first Google hit for “clipstart” is the .com, which is a blank …

: Not that I’m complaining about being “only” the 3rd hit. Just inconsistent. …

: Finally so annoyed with my 1st-gen iPhone’s broken sleep button that I bought a 3G. Bad …

: Speaking of new iPhone hardware, WWDC is next month. Hard to believe. Good luck to devs entering the …

: Trying to answer a support email in the movie theater but having SMTP issues. No, the movie …

: Thanks everyone!

: True, I didn’t even announce my own new product yet. Just one of the casualties of a late …

: First homebrew - http://snaptweet.com/c9a48

: It’s easy to overlook UI problems until someone points them out, and then they stick out and …

: Just opened the first bottle of our homebrewed Belgian Pale Ale. Tastes pretty good!

: Crazy high App Store numbers for Flight Control: http://tinyurl.com/de3mv8 (PDF, via …

: Discussing how to launch a 1.0 with @damon over Mexican Martinis and tacos.

: The footer and Amazon link make it: http://doihavepigflu.com/ (via @johnrubio)

: Woah, @37signals says they answer 300 support emails a day. Congrats to them. I just hope I’m …

: Showing my son the magic two-way mirror at Mighty Fine while we wait for burgers and shakes.

: It really bothers me that the Facebook dialogs use “Okay” instead of “OK” …

: Realizing as I add more names to the about box credits that I’ve done a terrible job of …

: If my 1st-gen iPod wasn’t dead, I’d like to see whether sync is as fast as I remember. …

: Great excuse to start drawing again from @johnrubio. Going to attend Austin Sketch Group this …

: Heading to Sodade shortly. It’s a good rainy morning for some coffee and C++ debugging.

: Upset that I can’t remember how to use my own class. But it is an NSCollectionView …

: We passed SVN revision number 25,000 at VitalSource today. It would be a shame to switch to Git and …

: Feeling guilty for slacking off in my Core Intuition duties. We recorded a new show over a week ago …

: Wonder if we’ll see a bunch of new Mac software hit before the Design Awards deadline, like …

: Our walk along the trail downtown was detoured by Art City Austin. Nice night out, but keep getting …

: The letters to the editor in Austin’s paper have been fun lately. I’ve always disliked …

: Overheard: “I’m not lazy, I just get sleepy sometimes.”

: Julian paints while I go through the bug list. He can draw a great Apollo Lunar Module, but I know …

: Still using VoodooPad to write help files. Makes it easy to lay out mediocre text to improve later.

: Made pizza. Glad it’s Friday, but accomplished a lot this week and feel good about the …

: It doesn’t work in IE. Yes, I should have tested earlier.

: Great survey results on conversion rates for indie software. Spoiler: 1% average and Mac people buy …

: Tempted to play Flight Control at red lights.

: I hate it when the car in front of me throws a cigarette out the window, but it’s especially …

: Amazon shipped a new copy of the damaged book, Walt Stanchfield’s lectures. I flipped through …

: Love walking up to the coffee shop to work because it solves all 4 of: exercise, podcasts, work, and …

: Apparently tweeting about being unproductive is just what I needed to make a JavaScript programming …

: In one of those weeks where I spend more time on email and talking about work than actually doing …

: Woke up to see an Amazon box on the top of our mailbox, opened, and the book inside wet and some …

: Having a Fireman’s 4 at Thunderbird, trying to weed through a few remaining bugs.

: Overheard: “This is not a dance hall. This is a bathroom.” (Unfortunately, I said that. …

: Installing a new version of Acrobat, not because I want it, but just so the Adobe Updater will leave …

: Overheard: “They’re playing space music!”

: Stopping at the Houston Space Center on the drive back from Louisiana. A little education that helps …

: Trying to manage the NSResponder chain is like controlling kids at a party. Just when you’ve …

: TaskPaper text files are great. Using command line to get some quick counts in a large document …

: I don’t seem to follow most people who attended NSConference, so I’ve been using Twitter …

: Listening to the rain and thunder on the front porch while I write JavaScript code. A good match.

: Was going to work out of the house this morning, but reconsidering with this weather. Hope it …

: Marking @chockenberry’s last tweet to @atebits as a favorite. Mac community in a post-iPhone …

: I count to 10 quickly and then hit close if a slow site fails to load. Human timeout. Started it …

: Maybe I just got lucky with a stable server, but I’ve had great success with Dreamhost. Any …

: Sometimes it seems like we went from changing diapers all the time to replacing toilet paper rolls …

: While driving this morning, I heard a radio ad for MacSpeech Dictate. A Mac-only product on a major …

: I know I’ve lost my taste in music because when I go to AOL Music it plays everything …

: U2 tickets acquired. The pre-sale thing is a complete mess, but eventually works. 5pm, now back to …

: U2 is playing Vegas on the night of our 10th anniversary. Making plans.

: Taxes are done and they weren’t too bad. Our financial “records” are still …

: Useless: this web form pre-filled my date of birth to today’s date, a convenient value that …

: Breakfast tacos! Then gonna work from Sodade for the morning.

: Walking tonight I came upon a car that had just crashed into a tree. No one was hurt. Was either …

: Can’t decide between doesfollow.com or isfollow.com? Grammar matters.

: Reminded by @buzz’s linking tweet how much respect I have for Twitter’s incremental …

: Congrats to @lonelysandwich and @camh on Birdhouse, the Twitter writing app you didn’t know …

: Spent 30 minutes debugging new dragging code that was hanging until I realized it was that problem …

: Happy Easter, everyone. We continue to spoil our kids, but hey, someone has to prop up the failing …

: Still raining outside. Feels like perfect catch up on programming weather.

: Sitting in the theater about to watch Hannah Montana. If this doesn’t qualify me for Best Dad …

: Our new inflatable kayaks were a success today. Kind of like the Flip camera: not the best …

: Overheard: “I’m not angry, I just expect a lot out of people.”

: Too bad “unicorn tears” never become a trending topic on Twitter.

: Bottled 16 x 22 oz of homebrew.

: Post-hail roof check continues. State Farm was great. Getting another estimate, this time from a …

: Finally creating a private health blog to track history of symptoms, prescriptions, and …

: Clicked through about 20 albums on iTunes (both random and from my library) and have yet to find a …

: These dill pickle flavored cashews are interesting, but they threaten to ruin how much I like …

: Twitter changed the sidebar icons to sort by recently added instead of Twitter ID? I’m no …

: Finished busting through limestone with my new rock bar to plant a redbud tree while my daughter …

: Rock star parking for picking up the kids from school today, but only because I’m early.

: Nice to hear people are picking up the DSi tonight. I’ve had the Japanese one for months so …

: If you have brunch outside at Z-Tejas on a beautiful day you pretty much have to tweet about it.

: Writing FAQs for the web site. I wish this meant the app was almost ready, but really I am just …

: So glad the gas station pump asks for my zipcode. If someone stole my wallet with credit card and …

: Browsing iusethis.com I noticed Microsoft Help Viewer in the “Interesting” sidebar. Huh? …

: Tonight feels like a good time to release minor bug fix updates to software. Now spending the 5 …

: Rob Enderle has moved on from criticizing Apple to now being pessimistic about the Wii. Yeah, good …

: I guess I’ll download SDK b2 before Time Warner starts bandwidth caps in Austin. Ugh. …

: Took Julian down to Zilker for the morning. Now out with a canoe and he is super happy. A little …

: Congrats to Get Satisfaction for handling the 37signals fallout so well. Respectful comments on SvN, …

: Luckily I ignored the part of me that wanted to park the car on the side of the road to run across …

: Only just realized that Amazon Payments allows 1-click on your site. Sounds useful and dangerous. …

: There’s nothing more frustrating than getting an email from someone, responding within 5 …

: New Core Intuition on WWDC dates, MacHeist, Safari 4 tabs, more! Listen while the topics remain …

: Remember everyone: choose next-day shipping on your WWDC e-ticket or you will miss the keynote.

: Like @clarkware, I’m wearing a WWDC t-shirt today. Apparently, it worked. June 8th! …

: And in other news… my commercial Flickr API key was approved. Now the ball is in my court to …

: Hail damage for us was minimal (couple broken yard lights), but neighbors have busted car windows …

: Yard is full of golf ball sized hail. Never seen anything like this in Austin. Amazing.

: There is a bible in the waiting room at my new dentist. Is it going to be so bad that I should start …

: For the 3rd time, not buying MacHeist. So tempting (great apps in there) but I’m still on the …

: Thanks @nevenmrgan and @pbowden for reminding me about the cute Coda Plug-in Creator. But no thanks …

: With Coda and Acorn (new icon!) nearby in my dock, feels like I also need a Mac app with a watering …

: From @willie, my blog is 5th hit for “safari tabs” but doesn’t contain either word …

: Upgrading to MarsEdit 2.3, a.k.a the app I use to write brilliant essays that stay in drafts until …

: For people who try to delete their tweets because they regret saying something, remember that …

: I’ve been using Highrise (and liking it) since it launched 2 years ago. But 25 payments = $300 …

: I routinely spend time shopping for things I don’t need. Last week it was hard drives. This …

: Just recorded a no-edits screencast that I wanted to be a couple minutes long and it came out 1:59. …

: Every BBQ place we passed in Lockhart had a line going out the door and looked really old and really …

: Hiking with the dog. Pretty sure I’m the only one for many miles wearing a Blogger shirt.

: Resolved tonight, away from the computer, to send the new Mac app to about 10 people in the beta …

: Watching the fire at our camp above the San Marcos river and feeling very thankful for the week of: …

: Reading a book in the shade at Palmetto State Park. So lazy.

: Sign outside the church I just passed said something about “following Christ”, and I …

: Victory Garden does have more of a ring to it than Square Foot Garden. But why is Home Depot so …

: Downloading a movie to test a specific .avi file that fails for a customer. When did BitTorrent get …

: It feels a little wrong that two of the four icons in my iPhone dock are for Twitter apps.

: New extra long episode of Core Intuition on SXSW and iPhone OS 3.0. http://coreint.org/

: Only now realizing that I didn’t make fun of shake-to-undo when we recorded Core Int earlier. …

: Reading up on iPhone 3.0 in the Hilton lobby. Good stuff. Maybe I’ll even write an app one …

: Finally caught up with @incanus77. Lunch at Moonshine, again.

: Last day of SXSWi and I couldn’t manage to sleep in. Wishing safe travels to everyone heading …

: Feel like I may have been too hard on my neighbors in Kathy Sierra’s session when they chose …

: When I see Cal Hendersen there is someone (usually me) complaining about approval lag for API keys. …

: Enjoyed the @garyvee session at SXSW. Lots of energy as usual. Also: cursing.

: Waiting for @monstro, @waxpancake, and others to tell me what to do now that the economy has …

: Totally driving home way before 2am. Good SXSW day, good people.

: Picked up my SXSW badge. Going to spend the rest of the day with family and start conference-ing …

: They say SXSW starts on Friday, but I never really believe it, and this year is no exception. …

: Google Voice is so awesome but I just think it’s dangerous to give Google this much power. …

: 1. Index public web, show ads. 2. Index private email, show ads. 3. Index private voicemail, show …

: I still hope an Apple netbook/tablet runs Mac OS X, not iPhone OS. I want a real computer and I want …

: Brewed first batch of beer today. It is fermenting. A few missteps but I now give it > 50% chance …

: I can’t stop thinking about that last line from Merlin Mann: “The only person who can …

: Kind of a lame complaint, but now that all iTunes purchases are 256 kbps, “1000 songs” …

: Wish I was in Florida for the space shuttle launch. 9 more flights scheduled. We will see one even …

: Decided that the way to ship my new app is to get more beta users. Or is that backwards? Anyway, …

: My daughter broke the arrow keys on my MacBook with her jumprope. Amazing how unusable some apps …

: More apps could benefit from parental controls. Apple’s iPhone apps all have nice support …

: I’ve gotten value out of every WWDC (okay, maybe not Copland), but it definitely helps when …

: I was in CA for about a week in 1995 doing a project for Apple, and at a restaurant @carldec and I …

: Send a text or three to 3410 to support Woz. Great guy.

: Finally checking out my.sxsw.com. Apparently they built a Twitter clone into it. Yay?

: I’m not a fan of retweets or gimmick television, but… Let’s do this! …

: I love eating out with the family at restaurants where the kids outnumber the adults.

: Some great art out here. Calling it a night, but I took a bunch a video.

: Trying to wake up with a little caffeine before finally heading to the STAPLE! after party at Red 7. …

: First Google hit for “Safari 4 tabs” is my blog. Second hit is Apple. I guess it’s …

: Stan Sakai speaking at STAPLE! in about 10 minutes. Happy comics fans.

: Heading over to Monarch Event Center for STAPLE! indie comics expo. $5 cheap.

: Live auction for the elementary school. Pretty sure we’ve already blown through our budget on …

: I’ve been doing a pricing inventory of some of my favorite apps lately. Funny that FancyZoom …

: Sold the old coffee-spilled MacBook for parts on Craigslist. They seemed happy with the deal, and …

: Installing from a certain 6 GB disk image I downloaded last night.

: Drinks and food and Twitter app ideas at Trudy’s with @damon. Great way to end the week. Wait, …

: I’m looking forward to Watchmen, but don’t need to see it at midnight. Been doing …

: Now 35 days since I requested a commercial Flickr API key. No meaningful response. This is nuts.

: By daughter came into my office and I told her to go away “because I’m working”. …

: Love that @nevenmrgan is live-tweeting his first SpaghettiO’s. Hope Chef Boyardee Ravioli and …

: I was up with the kids at 7am, as usual, but it’s really taken me until noon to be awake …

: Kindle on iPhone is great. Not the UI – it’s average – but the fact that all my …

: No, “average” in my last tweet wasn’t fair. It’s a good 1.0. I’ll …

: Posted a new podcast episode. No, not Core Intuition. Interview with legendary Stan Sakai by …

: Listening to the new U2 album and reading about refreshed Apple products.

: Can’t wait for this TAKS standardized testing nonsense to be over after today. Making my kids …

: Nice to see Flickr adding movie upload for non-Pro accounts, even if it’s just 2 per month. …

: Accidentally watching a television show that’s making me more stupid with every minute. …

: I’m really good at responding to Core Intuition feedback email faster than @danielpunkass. But …

: Fleishman’s Kindle 2 speech essay on TidBITS is equally long and disappointing. Wrong side of …

: Middle of a conference call, making a latte. Going to work on coding actual features this week.

: Camped with the kids in the backyard last night to test the old tent. Success. Old though.

: Er, not old. Cold.

: Great day for flying kites in Austin! Zilker Kite Festival is tomorrow, too. Now doing a camping …

: Arrived late to Alamo like an amateur. Slumdog front row.

: I can’t really overstate how comfortable I am never shipping an iPhone app. It was a weight …

: Found a MarsEdit draft to hit publish on. Pretty sure I squandered most of the great traffic my blog …

: Dead tired after a few late nights. Plan for tonight is pretty simple: Watch 30 Rock. Go to sleep.

: Amazon FPS has no fees for 90 days. I’ll admit they’ve got my attention now. …

: Coming to SXSW? @sxswtwits is keeping track. Reply that way or tag with #sxswtwits + interactive, …

: Getting some good feedback on my Safari 4 tabs blog post. No need for blog comments. People who care …

: Wrote a blog post (quickly – it actually deserves something longer), but now I won’t …

: I don’t see “tabs”. Think about it as a way to dock multiple windows together …

: Fine speech. I like how you can hear parts of conversations with the President while they keep the …

: Explored Tumblr a little bit this morning. They have improved it a lot since it first launched. I …

: Safari tabs day 2. They need to disable clicking in inactive tabs, but I think this has potential. …

: Testing Hello world. Testing testing. Testing testing. Testing testing. Testing testing. Testing testing. …

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