2021-04-19: I’ve never seen The Treasure of the Sierra Madre but I have seen Troop Beverly Hills and they …

2021-04-14: Portrait of a man in his garage office.

2021-04-14: Dearest trees, Please stop trying to pollenate my laptop. It is incapable of making a baby tree with …

2021-04-08: Yogurt lid sparkles

2021-03-25: I love the Touch Bar.

2021-03-22: I’m starting to think that eating too much pizza might be bad for me.

2021-03-17: A reminder for every day including St. Patrick’s Day: do not touch people based on their clothing …

2021-03-11: Still mad about Toadette being anti-union.

2021-03-10: Norton Juster, Who Wrote ‘The Phantom Tollbooth,’ Dies at 91 - The New York Times Norton Juster, Who Wrote ‘The Phantom Tollbooth,’ Dies at 91 - The New York Times: “There was once a …

2021-03-01: My Quarantine-iversary family newsletter is now published: …

2021-02-28: all ignorance toboggans into know and trudges up to ignorance again

2021-02-28: All my brain wants to do lately is play Dungeons & Dragons.

2021-02-22: Robyn’s “Body Talk” is still a masterpiece.

2021-02-16: As I age, the saxophone solo in R.E.M.’s “Fireplace” grows on me more and more.

2021-02-09: So… it seems that any email from my samdavies.me account sent to a gmail account gets automatically …

2021-02-02: Why aren’t there more conveyor belts incorprated into my everyday life?

2021-01-20: Knowing me I’d have thought I’d accidentally throw away way more utensils in my lifetime …

2021-01-15: My letter to 3rd District School Board Representative Gibson in support of Superintendent Kamras Boardmember Gibson, I’m a 3rd District resident with two kids in RPS, writing to express my strong …

2021-01-01: Today, works such as The Great Gatsby enter the public domain in the US: Public Domain Day 2021 - …

2020-12-29: If I lived in the Soviet Union, I’d treat my obstructive sleep apnea with a CCCPAP.

2020-12-24: Hello universe. Today may we all be granted a moment to pause, breathe, and be.

2020-12-21: Rejoice! Today is the shortest day of 2020.

2020-12-11: I’m surprised my web search for Pikmin-related Gantt charts turned up so few results.

2020-12-05: I’m much better at organizing 8th grade homework at 40 than I was at 13.

2020-12-03: There’s nothing quite like the dulcet tones of remote-learning, elementary school recorder class …

2020-12-01: My best friend at work died of cancer this past weekend. I miss her. I wish I could’ve had an …

2020-11-25: Dang I wish I could justify buying one of the new M1 13” MacBook Pros for myself.

2020-11-24: Spent the day listening to The Cranberries. A hardwire in my brain takes me directly to riding the …

2020-11-23: You want an Apple Watch challenge? Set your “Stand” goal to 16.

2020-11-11: Tomorrow will be the first time in 20 years I won’t have a Macintosh capable of running the latest …

2020-11-08: The work of democracy should be more considered than 280 characters at a time. We can slow down the …

2020-11-05: I regularly get this song from Square One TV about probability stuck in my head: …

2020-11-04: It’s not the thing we care about the most, but the thing we had to care about first. Virginia will …

2020-10-24: The ERA has already been ratified I consider the ERA already ratified and is presently the 28th Amendment. The date limiting clause is …

2020-10-23: Look at the Red Mirage/Blue Wave scenarios on this site to prepare yourself for Election Night: …

2020-10-23: Lessig’s new mini-season on all the ways the electoral count can go sideways. podcasts.apple.com

2020-10-20: I’d really appreciate it if they stopped putting out “20th anniversary” editions of albums I …

2020-10-19: One positive aspect of parenting a virtual schooler is getting to drink a beer during Back to School …

2020-10-15: Hammock + Beer + Book = Happy Birthday!

2020-10-15: Happy birthday to me! Opsec be damned!

2020-10-07: Sometimes I make unnecessary Venn diagrams

2020-09-30: The fact that my president has no problem lying about little things and big things and still can’t …

2020-09-23: Thank you Micro.blog! themarkup.org/blackligh…

2020-09-17: Anyone know how to make Books.app go back to just one column in iPadOS 14?

2020-09-17: The way that my Richmond City conducts mayoral elections is stressful without ranked-choice voting. …

2020-09-16: Lies.

2020-09-14: Theme System journal and Cavies

2020-09-13: Just read through this short book/long essay from Cory Doctorow: How to Destroy Surveillance …

2020-09-08: You’re having a two condiment sandwich requiring two knives. What condiments do you have and, more …

2020-09-08: First day of ninja school

2020-09-07: Can I just say that editors are the best? I cannot sing the praises of the editing profession loud …

2020-09-06: Beer is an antihistamine, right?

2020-08-28: Episode 77 of Sam and Ross Like Things is now published! Hollow Knight & Chore Hour

2020-08-22: You can’t lay a patch by computer design

2020-08-22: The entrance of the electric guitar on R.E.M.’s Drive is one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern …

2020-08-21: I’m an IT professional and Minecraft troubleshooting bests me every time. I’m too old for this sh*t.

2020-08-17: If @rosscatrow and I recorded a new episode of Sam & Ross Like Things and we talk about Stuff …

2020-08-12: The English Wikipedia page for “mosquito” contains the phrase “blood meal” 19 times.

2020-08-10: Sam and Ross Like Things returns with Episode 76!

2020-08-05: Virginians, please install this app to help us help each other track COVID-19. apps.apple.com

2020-08-03: There should be a word for the phenomenon where you close an app, search around the home screen for …

2020-07-22: If someone sends me an invitation for a meeting with a length that’s not divisible by 30, I have a …

2020-07-15: You know what’s great about federalism? When the federal government is maliciously incompetent, then …

2020-07-14: What would Appa do?

2020-07-08: Sitting at my picnic table on a summer morning brings back vivid memories of eating Cheerios on my …

2020-07-07: If all US States were the population of Wyoming, the Richmond, VA metropolitan area would be two …

2020-07-07: “I’m not sure about whether I shall go. I am the most incurably lazy devil that ever stood in shoe …

2020-07-03: I like taking my morning tea at the picnic table in my yard.

2020-07-01: My street is named after a Confederate general. What should we rename it to? Is it legal to use the …

2020-06-30: Hollow Knight is a video game that is a good video game.

2020-06-26: I feel fortunate that I get to spend this summer afternoon sitting outside in the shade with my …

2020-06-20: No matter how much older I get, no matter how much experience I gain, I will always jump up too …

2020-06-17: I miss Terry Pratchett. We could use another Sam Vimes novel in 2020.

2020-06-17: Does anyone else have a deeply ingrained aversion to ever actually using a sticker?

2020-06-08: Matches my anecdotal experience: Kids now spend nearly as much time watching TikTok as YouTube in …

2020-06-08: Check out @nahumck’s great new essay on his redesigned (by @jeffmueller!) site: nahumck.me

2020-06-08: Quarantine Beard Update

2020-06-06: Just accidentally got into a wet hammock, thought “well, I’m not gonna get any wetter”, and decided …

2020-06-03: The 9 Peelian Principles of Policing By Consent, 1829 From Wikipedia, the principles police need to follow: To prevent crime and disorder, as an …

2020-05-29: New garage “office” guest today…

2020-05-27: Bring me the blue pages!

2020-05-25: My daughter asked me to get her two 3 Musketeers bars at the store. I asked her if one 6 Musketeers …

2020-05-24: You know what feels good? Going directly to the website of a company that makes a product and …

2020-05-18: My garage “office” comes with some perks. This morning I have been greeted by both a chipmunk and a …

2020-05-15: These nearly ripe mulberries next to my garage “office” are going to result in very convenient …

2020-05-12: Finding the “ cmd-‘ ” keyboard shortcut for “Clean up” in @NetNewsWire for iPadOS has dramatically …

2020-05-10: Read through the old App.net blog on archive.org this morning. I miss those salad days.

2020-05-08: My beard has grown to interfere-with-my-AirPod-microphones length.

2020-05-06: At age 39 I have discovered that screwdrivers are color-coded.

2020-05-03: My latest piece for Richmond Family Magazine’s DadZone, “Making Pandemic Peace”.

2020-04-29: Remember unclogged toilets?

2020-04-26: Intellectual property is stupid. I’d like to pay for digital copies of Valiant Comic’s 1992 Unity …

2020-04-25: Remember ketchup packets?

2020-04-17: “Hey Siri, play the new Fiona Apple album on all the speakers.”

2020-04-16: We are Virginia Tech.

2020-04-13: A new episode of Sam and Ross Like Things records soon. Please do me the honor of telling me a thing …

2020-04-12: Encumbrance Just went for a walk with zero pieces of electronics on my person. I left my phone on my charger and …

2020-04-09: Remember contact lenses?

2020-04-05: Remember slacks?

2020-04-03: Episode 75 of Sam and Ross Like Things is now up. It’s called “Sam and Ross Like You” and features …

2020-04-03: I miss having GRTC’s bus operators drive me to work.

2020-04-02: This 4th grade worksheet asks one to identify use of “juicy thinking”. Is this a thing?!

2020-04-02: Remember calendars?

2020-04-01: The coffee mug at my cubicle must be gross.

2020-03-31: Remember wallets?

2020-03-29: The problem with trying to craft a history lesson for my kid on WWII is that I inevitably find …

2020-03-27: If you’re curious how to change between home screen pages on iPadOS 13.4 with a non-fancy mouse, …

2020-03-27: Last call* for audio clips to be included for Stuff Other People Like. Email …

2020-03-26: I’d really appreciate it, even if you’ve never listened to Sam and Ross Like Things, if you’d email …

2020-03-24: Keep those “likes” coming! Send an audio recording (voice memo!) where you state your name, …

2020-03-22: It’s taking every fiber of my nerd being to tune out the voice that says “now would be a great time …

2020-03-22: We’re compiling audio clips of things people like and we’d love to have yours (yes you!). Just open …

2020-03-21: We’d like to record a special quarantine edition and 75th Sam and Ross Like Things. If you’re …

2020-03-20: I naively thought I’d see and hear far fewer cars about.

2020-03-20: I have an officemate now.

2020-03-20: There are worse places to set up office.

2020-03-19: I’m thankful for being in a hammock, reading a book, and drinking Ardent’s Earl Grey Brown Ale.

2020-03-19: Angelica Garcia’s album Cha Cha Palace kicks so much ass. I recommend you give it a listen.

2020-03-18: COVID-19: Day 5 The morning started out pretty good. I ordered a brand new iPad Pro. I’ve been saving up money …

2020-03-17: COVID-19, Day 4 Today was my day to be part of the on-site staff at my job. I work IT for an essential service and …

2020-03-14: As far as I can tell, guinea pigs exist to convert vegetation into poop with maximum cuteness.

2020-03-13: “Disaster Doesn’t Have to End in Dystopias” by Cory Doctorow

2020-03-12: Guinea pigs got an upgrade yesterday.

2020-03-07: I like the way my pin collection is shaping up. The BBEdit one is my newest.

2020-03-07: A new Sam and Ross Like Things! I hope you enjoy it. The Witcher & My Tattoo

2020-03-07: Just reminded myself to inject a little whimsy into my Saturday morning.

2020-03-05: Arrived home to find that these ladies now live in my house.

2020-03-03: If you’re concerned about you or your child being surveilled while at public school, the EFF has …

2020-03-02: I forgot I had cross-posting turned on and now my last post has >300,000 views on the bird …

2020-03-01: I plan on casting my ballot for Senator Elizabeth Warren in the Virginia Democratic Presidential …

2020-02-14: A new episode of Sam and Ross Like Things records soon. What’s something you like?

2020-02-02: Apple Arcade animations have taken over apple.com and it’s pretty delightful.

2020-02-02: Did the superb owl see her shadow?

2020-01-30: I endeavor to be as chill as Carole King’s Tapestry.

2020-01-28: I’m officially the parent of a teenager. 😳

2020-01-19: Episode 73 of Sam and Ross Like Things is now up. Only took two weeks! Hiding under the Blanket …

2020-01-19: I’m afraid I’m afraid of the mass of self-identified nazis coming to my city tomorrow. I’m afraid of the …

2020-01-14: Tonight’s rainy evening demands that I listen to Automatic for the People.

2020-01-11: Sometimes I want to take the files I’ve been moving from computer to computer for 15 years and …

2020-01-02: Want to read all about my Secret Snacks? Pick up the double-sized, January/February issue of …

2020-01-02: My friend Val is a damn good writer: Being, changing the default

2020-01-01: Happy New Year!

2019-12-23: Just a reminder that the term “grandfather clause” has racist origins. We should endeavor to use …

2019-12-13: A new Sam and Ross Like Things records very soon. Tell me a thing you like!

2019-12-13: When I was a kid, my parents had to hide holiday presents or wrap them right away. For my kids, we …

2019-12-13: Write Like We’re Running Out of Time I saw Hamilton recently and it was amazing. I’ve been enjoying the music with my family for a …

2019-12-05: A thing I like is my friendship with @rosscatrow. Happy Birthday Ross! Many happy returns on the …

2019-12-03: A perk of having some grey in my beard is that it makes it harder for people to tell what’s hair and …

2019-12-02: I’ve only been back at practicing piano for a couple months now, but I feel reasonably qualified to …

2019-11-30: Massive Resistance to integration. One of my home’s greatest shames. …

2019-11-29: ‪We only watch commercials at my parents house. DID YOU KNOW THERE’S A CHILDRENS’ “GAME” THAT IS A …

2019-11-29: I remember when Dave Letterman got to CBS, he kept repeating “these special effects are fantastic” …

2019-11-28: Property is theft! - Wikipedia Property is theft! (French: La propriété, c’est le vol!) is a …

2019-11-27: When the people shall have nothing more to eat, they will eat the rich. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

2019-11-26: “Where the bakers who bake till the dawn so we can have cake in the morn mixed Mickey in batter, …

2019-11-25: Making the clackity noise Recently I started taking piano lessons after a gap of about 25 years. It gets me out of my brain, …

2019-11-25: To the purposes of his own elevation Avalon Project - Washington’s Farewell Address 1796 The alternate domination of one faction …

2019-11-25: Washington’s Farewell Address It is… little else than a name, where the government is too …

2019-11-24: “You should ask yourself… for every decision you make, is this good for the company? Am I helping …

2019-11-23: The surest way for my mom to make me go outside and play was to put Garrison Keillor’s Tales from …

2019-11-22: Erin McKeown—Born to Hum

2019-11-21: Though I don’t remember ever going there, I had grandparents who lived for a time in a house on …

2019-11-20: The second Bill & Ted movie is way better than the first.

2019-11-19: Said the taxman to their intern, “I don’t want you to apprentice-level abate, I want you to master …

2019-11-18: Please enjoy episode 72 of your Sam and Ross Like Things program: The Expanse & Lunch

2019-11-18: In cultural language of my present job: A build: a software release from our primary vendor Our …

2019-11-17: Every year I enjoy how much energy is spent discussing such a superb owl.

2019-11-16: Selective Service System > Registration > Who Must Register > Chart “U.S. citizens or …

2019-11-15: The final issue of The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl made me tear up. Goodbye fictional friends!

2019-11-15: Murky tofurkey turkey jerky, perky?

2019-11-14: The Northern Neck is the northernmost of three peninsulas (traditionally called “necks” …

2019-11-13: I spent the morning trying to concoct a Genesis pun and all I could come up with is “And Adam said …

2019-11-12: Come for the Transformers references, stay for the Lisa Loeb references.

2019-11-11: You got the touch. You got the power… YEAH Stan Bush, “The Touch”. From Transformers: The Movie

2019-11-10: “Space,” it says, “is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly hugely mind-bogglingly big …

2019-11-09: I distinctly remember a game of telephone at middle school nerd camp where a camp counselor started …

2019-11-08: “What does God want with a starship?”

2019-11-07: jeffersonhour.com/blog/cris…

2019-11-07: As a child the movie creature I found most frightening was the troll from Earnest Scared Stupid. It …

2019-11-06: “Me? Raising a kid? I don’t even like kids. They’re always sticky like they’ve got …

2019-11-05: If you have to ask, you’re streets behind.

2019-11-04: Saying what you mean is often seen as mean but yet we generally return to the mean.

2019-11-03: Fancy Feast commercial from 1985

2019-11-02: Josh: We might get Marky Mark to plant a celebrity tree. Cher: Oh how fabulous. Getting Marky Mark …

2019-11-01: Sometimes I just put a single house key in the watch pocket of my jeans and go walk around my city …

2019-10-28: The new Sam and Ross Like Things is up! Now with a correct url! …

2019-10-24: Jenny Odell’s XOXO Talk on How to Do Nothing. Worth a watch and the book is worth a read. …

2019-10-19: 2019 Proof Set arrived! The back of the Sacagawea is particularly awesome with Mary Golda Ross and a …

2019-10-18: I’m chaperoning at a viewing of The Addams Family. If there’s not a new song by Hammer, I’m going to …

2019-10-05: Because of Die Hard, I can never remember what country Stockholm is the capital of.

2019-10-01: ‪In the latest DadZone for Richmond Family Magazine I write about raising my kids in a racist …

2019-10-01: Happy Sam’s Birthday Month!

2019-09-30: A pious raptor

2019-09-27: So new Maroon 5 song = Pachelbel’s Canon in D. Check.

2019-09-26: “In short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities …

2019-09-25: My almost-teenager knows how to hit me where it hurts: “Dad, the only good R.E.M. song is ‘Shiny …

2019-09-25: I still get chills whenever I hear Alan Rickman say “…and Tubular Bells” …

2019-09-25: Mario Kart for iOS came out. After playing only Apple Arcade games for a week, games like this, with …

2019-09-23: No one told me a feature of adulthood would be this much farting.

2019-09-22: It really isn’t fair that grass continues to grow after Labor Day.

2019-09-21: I can clearly remember a day in my elementary school cafeteria when I thought R.E.M. and EMF were …

2019-09-20: Confidence in pedestrian infrastructure

2019-09-19: Apple Arcade has Chu Chu Rocket. Hooray!

2019-09-19: Lies.

2019-09-16: Back from our two-week summer vacation with episode 70 of Sam and Ross Like Things! …

2019-09-15: Huh. Mason Williams (“Classical Gas”) released an album of Overwatch music? music.apple.com

2019-09-11: What time do folks start their tailgating for Back to School Night?

2019-09-09: Computers are the worst.

2019-08-31: This book on ADHD is too boring.

2019-08-24: Moonlight Ride 2019

2019-08-22: The NYT Crossword brings me a daily joy I continue to be grateful for.

2019-08-19: No king no king la la la la la la

2019-08-17: My 12-year-old asked if I could please show her how to mow the lawn today. I’ve never in my life …

2019-08-13: I’m a bearded man standing alone in the tween section of an Old Navy. My daughter can’t get back …

2019-08-09: It’s amazing how good a full-night’s sleep, a wholesome diet, consistent exercise, regular human …

2019-08-05: I wrote for Richmond Family Magazine about my family’s visit to the Virginia Museum of History and …

2019-08-03: If you went to high school with me, you probably want to listen to this playlist today: Alternative …

2019-07-31: a.co “Sure, everyone remembers Frankenstein’s monster, but they call it by his maker’s name. …

2019-07-27: How to do Nothing is a book you should read and is presently $2 on Apple Books.

2019-07-26: I started decorating my backpack with pins and I love it.

2019-07-26: Post-lunch walk across the James River

2019-07-26: I must say, I love using hard currency, coinage in particular, dollar coins specifically.

2019-07-21: Dungeons & Dragons & Dads has become a highlight of my summer. My DM, Scott, takes such care …

2019-07-16: The goggles do nothing

2019-06-21: It seems likely that @RossCatrow and I will record a new “Sam and Ross Like Things” soon. Tell me …

2019-06-16: Happy …

2019-06-15: “Hey Siri, play alternative hits from 1995.” You’re welcome.

2019-06-15: Enjoy Episode 68 of Sam and Ross Like Things: Camping and Paul Rudd

2019-06-14: Series 0 Watch. You were a good friend. I’m sorry your battery swelled and you were too expensive to …

2019-06-14: > The giant tech companies can make a credible claim to be the defenders of privacy, just like a …

2019-06-14: Nobuo Uematsu is the world’s greatest living composer.

2019-06-08: I’m afraid I’ll go berserk, rip the Elvis Costello mobile from the ceiling, throw the …

2019-06-05: I really enjoy reading about teen hijinks like this. Once there’s a critical mass of people …

2019-05-31: My latest contribution to _Richmond Family Magazine_’s DadZone, “You Better Make Believe It” For a …

2019-05-26: Sometimes after a day at the pool, there’s nothing I need more than to put on a pair of headphones, …

2019-05-25: My wife let me make an account on her new MacBook Air. I love the newer hardware features (Touch ID, …

2019-05-23: Farewell Right AirPod, wherever you are. May your newfound freedom lead to a life of adventure.

2019-05-23: “Driven to Distraction” quote From Driven to Distraction: While psychological testing can be very helpful, it is not definitive. …

2019-05-19: At my friend Tracy’s recommendation, I started reading How To Do Nothing by Jenny Odell. I’m only …

2019-05-14: Sam and Ross Like Things Episode 67!!!

2019-05-14: Why isn’t markdown supported everywhere?

2019-05-13: Corporate Accounts Payable, Nina speaking. Just a moment.

2019-05-08: ‪Anyone who defines “privacy” as “protecting your sensitive data” is trying to distract you from the …

2019-05-08: It’s been 20 years and I am still unclear on what way she might want it. …

2019-05-06: Maciej Cegłowski testifies before the Senate tomorrow. His prepared testimony.

2019-05-04: Breakfast Date

2019-05-02: “No public timelines” is an interesting choice, but I wouldn’t have made many of my IRL friends …

2019-05-01: Nothing like a week-long allergy fog to find yourself on the Benedryl Wikipedia page.

2019-04-28: Daddy-daughter camping, the morning after

2019-04-27: Zip line on Endor

2019-04-25: How did people get excited for things before the 1991 release of 2 Unlimited’s “Get Ready for This”?

2019-04-25: There’ve been countless times I’ve thought “I should post a picture to Sunlit/Micro.blog”, then I …

2019-04-24: I wish there was a ride-sharing service that’d pick me up at the same time every day and drop me off …

2019-04-21: “Thoughtful Portion™”

2019-04-19: When are we going to get the real Mueller Report?— @jeffmueller needs to write a comprehensive …

2019-04-19: I recommend you listen to this album, Jade Bird, today.

2019-04-17: Music.app feature request: When clearing the “Up Next” queue, add an option to save the remaining …

2019-04-16: We are Virginia Tech.

2019-04-14: I can get all of the digital magazines I’d read on Apple News+ for free from the library.

2019-04-09: Today, I helped my eight-year-old read her first privacy policy. Me: “It says here if you sign up …

2019-04-08: A song about a day so beautiful, no one cares if you are late

2019-04-06: I contend that the first 12 minutes of Star Trek (2009) is some of the best film-making I’ve ever …

2019-04-06: Netflix arbitrarily breaks AirPlay support Netflix App for iOS No Longer Supports AirPlay Because of ‘Technical Limitations’: …

2019-04-05: Curly Fry (Photo by my friend, Sarah)

2019-04-05: Last night, my youngest daughter and I at the home opener for the Richmond Flying Squirrels 10th …

2019-04-04: It’s here! Episode 66 of your Sam and Ross Like Things program! …

2019-04-02: Link: The Future of Computing and Why You Should Care Purism: The Future of Computing and Why You Should Care: Let me start by stating: I believe we can …

2019-03-30: I honestly struggle to tell the difference between American Girl doll accessories and garbage.

2019-03-30: Open Apple News. See an article that’s Apple News+ only that I want to read. Switch to Safari. Do a …

2019-03-29: I like my new Apple TV.

2019-03-29: This “Wall of Awful” metaphor really resonated with me.

2019-03-29: Tell me a thing that you like!

2019-03-21: For your listening pleasure, a new episode of Sam and Ross Like Things!

2019-03-21: Relationships is like fingers of you hand. “One” cannot do much.

2019-03-21: Sunlit is so good. Thanks @manton and team!

2019-03-15: Lockdown Mode on the Librem 5: Beyond Hardware Kill Switches – Purism Lockdown Mode on the Librem 5: Beyond Hardware Kill Switches – Purism: To trigger Lockdown Mode, …

2019-03-15: Nothing takes me back to band camp dances quite like Blister in the Sun by the Violent Femmes.

2019-03-12: I wrote a review of the maker space at the Science Museum of Virginia: …

2019-03-12: Some folks like to strive for Inbox Zero. I’ll do that one better.

2019-03-08: A new Sam and Ross Like Things records soonish. Tell me something you like!

2019-03-07: Existential question of the day: if President Trump called you by the wrong name, what singular word …

2019-03-04: I wrote about camp for the latest installment of the DadZone at Richmond Family Magazine: …

2019-03-02: When parenting I catch myself using absolutist language (“every”,”all”,”never”,”always”), but am …

2019-03-02: Why are these so delicious?

2019-03-01: Government Center—Eastbound.

2019-02-27: If you’d like to hear me gush about the Macintosh, listen to the latest episode of Sam and …

2019-02-26: Watching the Black Body | Electronic Frontier Foundation Despite the pain and complications of …

2019-02-24: How much is that kitty in the window?

2019-02-24: Daddy-Daughter Dance 2019

2019-02-22: I just watched a video (mentioned in this Daring Fireball post) describing YouTube’s negligence in …

2019-02-20: WE JUST GOT OUR TICKETS TO HAMILTON IN RICHMOND WHO WANTS TO TOUCH ME

2019-02-19: The lengths my daughters will go through to not charge their devices is impressive.

2019-02-19: Scripting News: If I were CEO of the NYT Scripting News: If I were CEO of the NYT: I would offer a blog to every person who was quoted in a …

2019-02-19: Link: Reading to Other People Reading to Other People - Daniel Warshaw - Blog: My head is swirling with possibilities and books …

2019-02-19: Nothing tells you your Mac is dusty quite like Dark Mode.

2019-02-18: Daddy-Daughter Dance planning

2019-02-18: ‪Don’t utilize “utilize”, utilize “use” instead.‬

2019-02-14: Just used Diceware to help my 12-year-old create her first 1password password. It was fun!

2019-02-14: As someone who’s never really used Google Apps, I dread seeing a Google Calendar meeting invitation. …

2019-02-12: Rainy Day Thinkings On this rainy day, I feel a strong desire to only have one computing device in life. Nothing to …

2019-02-08: The best part about wearing a CPAP is that you can hide completely under the covers and still have …

2019-02-02: Spent a decent portion of my day refreshing websites hoping that my Governor had resigned.

2019-01-31: Much of this blog post echoes thoughts I’ve had myself about technology privacy for my family. I …

2019-01-30: My life in 2019. #DadLife

2019-01-29: I think plain cereal should come in airplane shapes because, as an adult, I should eat less sugar …

2019-01-25: Do you like things? Tell me a thing that you like and we’ll talk about it on Sam and Ross Like …

2019-01-24: A good background on services like Google Apps for Education: It’s Time to Make Student …

2019-01-24: Letter to my 6th grader's principal about protecting her privacy when using Google Apps for Education Principal [redacted], My name is Sam Davies, father of [redacted], a sixth grader at [a Richmond, VA …

2019-01-24: I just green-tunic’d Ganon!

2019-01-24: I’m re-listening to Whatever Happened to Pizza at McDonald’s?. It’s so good. The sponsor reads …

2019-01-24: Well… my pants are wet. Happy Thursday!

2019-01-24: We finally got Transit.app service in Richmond and it’s vastly improved my life as a bus rider. The …

2019-01-24: A quote about Google from “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism” From The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of …

2019-01-21: I highly recommend this book. It describes how we got here and how to start fixing it. Surveillance …

2019-01-16: I’m very pleased to have got eSIM working on my iPhone XR. No more separate personal/work devices!

2019-01-16: Wednesday Morning

2019-01-15: Saw this hawk on my walk from the bus stop. It seemed to be tracking squirrels.

2019-01-06: ‪Give me some ridiculous fantasy names I can use in the D&D game I’m running for my kids later …

2019-01-05: Enjoy my friend @rosscatrow’s new photo challenge for 2019: ross.catrow.net/2019/01/0…

2019-01-04: Last night I had to briefly excuse myself from the Richmond City Democratic Committee meeting …

2018-12-25: “Hey! HEY! Unto you a child is born!”

2018-12-24: Happy Christmas, Internet. You’re worth it.

2018-12-07: Time for my morning commute!

2018-12-07: I’m getting pretty good at the Zelda 1 screen wrap glitch.

2018-11-29: Even at its age of >4 years, my iPad Air 2 is my favorite device I own.

2018-11-01: ‪What are your Top Five Broadway Act I closers?‬