Manton Reece

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2019-05-23: Jessica Hollis Park at the top of Lake Austin next to Mansfield Dam. Warm day. No one here except a …

2019-05-23: Steve Troughton-Smith’s blog post on the Mac OS X transition is a good history, but …

2019-05-23: Say “yes” when The New Yorker wants to talk on the phone. That story and much more on …

2019-05-22: Great hiking trail through the trees along the creek at Great Hills Park.

2019-05-21: Springwoods Park. Short trail in a loop around the park. Also has a Little Free Library.

2019-05-21: Mac Open Web is a new site by Brian Warren to showcase apps that promote the open web. As Brent …

2019-05-21: Tim Smith is the guest on this week’s Micro Monday. Tim talks to Jean about discovering …

2019-05-20: If you’re new following me on Micro.blog and wondering what all these park photos are about, …

2019-05-20: Field of wildflowers at Brushy Creek Lake Park.

2019-05-20: Alan Jacobs makes a good point: it’s a feature that the IndieWeb won’t exactly replace …

2019-05-20: WWDC is in 2 weeks. Don’t forget we’ll have a Micro.blog meetup on Tuesday, June 4th. …

2019-05-20: More on The New Yorker I linked briefly to The New Yorker article by Cal Newport over the weekend, but wanted to add a few …

2019-05-19: Tanglewood Park earlier this evening, posting now after watching the final episode of Game of …

2019-05-19: The latest Core Intuition is all about MarsEdit in Setapp and related topics.

2019-05-18: The branches of a huge oak tree over our picnic today at Harper Park, catching up on feedback about …

2019-05-18: The New Yorker: Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us? — by Cal Newport, featuring …

2019-05-17: Bartholomew Park.

2019-05-17: Great talk from Tantek at Beyond Tellerrand this week about the IndieWeb.

2019-05-17: The fastest way to blog Advertisements often make broad claims that their products are the “best” or …

2019-05-16: Beautiful afternoon in the shade at Rattan Creek Park.

2019-05-16: We’ve extended the Micro.blog spring giveaway for another week! Click Plans → Give Micro.blog …

2019-05-16: Following other blogs on Micro.blog After launching support for Mastodon on Micro.blog, I blogged about how Micro.blog is evolving to …

2019-05-16: Speaking of Micro.blog posting, Gluon is being updated with a new post screen. In beta for iOS and …

2019-05-16: MarsEdit is now available in Setapp. I publish most of my longer blog posts to Micro.blog using …

2019-05-15: Downtown today for lunch and errands. This is Edward Rendon Sr. Park just east of I-35.

2019-05-15: How is it Wednesday already? I’m finally getting a chance to queue up this week’s Micro …

2019-05-15: Saying goodbye to Tweet Marker I introduced the Tweet Marker API in 2011. In the 8 years since, I’ve been lucky to have the …

2019-05-15: I’ve been trying to update the help site a few times a week lately. Just wrote a quick guide …

2019-05-14: El Salido Park.

2019-05-13: Now that I’m a dozen days in, I updated my 30 days page to include photo thumbnails of all the …

2019-05-13: Worked at the downtown library today, then walked over to Shoal Beach at Town Lake Park.

2019-05-13: If you’ll be at WWDC, I hope you can make it to our Micro.blog meetup! Just a reminder that …

2019-05-12: “I was disappointed missing that free throw. So I really wanted to make that shot.” — …

2019-05-12: Driving back to Austin, we stopped for a picnic at Stude Park in Houston.

2019-05-11: For day 10 trying to visit 30 parks in a row without missing a day, the weather did not cooperate. …

2019-05-11: We posted a new Core Intuition today: @danielpunkass uses his new Echo, and a listener question …

2019-05-10: Another road trip day. This is the suspension bridge in Waco earlier today, from Indian Spring Park. …

2019-05-09: Trailhead Park not far off 620. Plenty of space, tables, and a 3-mile hiking trail. I sat and edited …

2019-05-08: Pouring rain today. Quick road trip, stopped for a burger at Hat Creek in Georgetown, right above …

2019-05-08: Want to help Micro.blog grow? For our spring giveaway, invite someone before May 15th and they get 3 …

2019-05-07: Fixed an issue in the new Micro.blog themes for IndieWeb-related tags and custom CSS. The great …

2019-05-07: Mueller Lake Park for day 6 of visiting parks for 30 days in a row. Plenty of benches and tables. …

2019-05-07: Added 2 new built-in designs to Micro.blog hosting today: Minos and Hello, from existing Hugo themes …

2019-05-06: This week’s episode of the Micro Monday podcast features David Johnson, talking about his …

2019-05-06: Sculptures by Jim Thomas at Chisholm Trail Crossing. Unfortunately no picnic tables, but I sat near …

2019-05-06: Spring giveaway! Along with the new home page today, we’ve updated the invites on Micro.blog …

2019-05-06: Bokeh on Kickstarter Bokeh will be a new private-by-default photo sharing app from Tim Smith, on Kickstarter now: Bokeh …

2019-05-06: New home page for Micro.blog We’ve launched a redesigned home page for new users on Micro.blog today. The old design was a …

2019-05-05: Nice day at Emma Long Park on Lake Austin.

2019-05-04: Today I worked from Beverly Sheffield Northwest Park. Got a bunch of editing done on my iPad, for …

2019-05-03: Posted Core Int 371 with more pre-WWDC discussion of Marzipan, voice assistants, and more.

2019-05-03: More pushback on Netflix for podcasts We know that of course you can’t watch a Netflix-exclusive show on Hulu or Amazon Prime Video. …

2019-05-03: Tickets to LIVE near WWDC are available! I’m happy to announce that Micro.blog is sponsoring …

2019-05-03: Day 2 of city parks: Rosewood Park. It has been raining most of the morning, but it let up enough …

2019-05-03: Working on something late tonight, I remembered this old Harry Potter-inspired episode of Timetable …

2019-05-02: Working from city parks In 2016, I tried working from a new coffee shop every day for 30 days, then later followed that with …

2019-05-02: Sunlit 2.5.5 is out with an additional fix for photo uploads to external blogs. This should wrap up …

2019-04-30: Sometimes I hear people acknowledge that Instagram is “owned by Facebook”. That implies …

2019-04-30: Facebook’s starting a pretty dramatic redesign and refocus on privacy. It’s an …

2019-04-29: Sunlit 2.5.4 is now available. This fixes a problem with scaling up photos, which especially caused …

2019-04-29: We just posted episode 58 of the Micro Monday podcast with guest Joe Cieplinski. Jean talks with Joe …

2019-04-29: This week 2 years ago we were sending invites for Micro.blog to Kickstarter backers. There’s …

2019-04-29: Busy week ahead. Trying to start Monday right with an iced coffee and breakfast taco at Illuminate …

2019-04-29: While my microblog post last week was very critical of Luminary, I don’t think asking Luminary …

2019-04-28: Game of Thrones was incredible tonight. Visually stunning and unpredictable. This was such an …

2019-04-28: Deployed some server performance improvements including a fix for overriding Hugo default parameters …

2019-04-28: Good Spurs season. Even without Dejounte, they had a chance to compete this year. That poor shooting …

2019-04-27: Overcast adds sharing audio or video clips of part of a podcast. I just tested this with …

2019-04-27: Back from an early showing of Avengers: Endgame. I have never seen the movie theater parking lot …

2019-04-26: About Luminary’s $100 million: many of us are working 7 days a week on a tiny budget to build …

2019-04-26: I knew moving to Hugo templates for Micro.blog was the right call, but I’m still discovering …

2019-04-26: On the latest Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about making time to ship software updates, …

2019-04-26: Pushing back on the effort to redefine podcasting John Gruber has a great post on Luminary and the trend of companies trying to redefine what …

2019-04-25: There were some fun moments in game 1, but tonight’s game 6 was the first time the Spurs …

2019-04-24: Penn Station in The New York Times The New York Times has an article today about demolishing Penn Station, full of incredible old …

2019-04-24: Smaller companies and regulation Following Jeffrey Zeldman’s article about the open web, Ben Werdmuller has a great post about …

2019-04-24: Time-lapse videos I’ve been having fun posting short videos to my blog now that Micro.blog makes it easy. You …

2019-04-24: Sunlit 2.5.3 has been approved and should be available in the App Store now or soon. This update …

2019-04-24: “With every tightened screw we have less power than we had. And doing the things — …

2019-04-24: Thunder played a great game, but Lillard is locked in like I’m not sure I’ve seen …

2019-04-23: Craig Mod's walk in Japan While on a 6-week walk from Tokyo to Kyoto, Craig Mod is disconnecting from social media and instead …

2019-04-23: Trying to learn from our ambitious video hosting release when we shipped new versions of 3 apps on …

2019-04-23: There’s a new update to Micro.blog for macOS with a few improvements, including (you …

2019-04-22: I’m learning about calc in CSS for the first time. Perfect work-around to a problem I was …

2019-04-22: Morning drive up to the Dallas / Fort Worth area. Stopped for coffee and work catch-up on the way …

2019-04-22: We just posted episode 57 of Micro Monday with guest John Johnston, a primary school teacher from …

2019-04-20: Early afternoon at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

2019-04-20: Still experimenting with how I want to post video to my blog. Currently I like using Snapthread or …

2019-04-19: For this week’s Core Intuition, @danielpunkass and I talk about the latest Marzipan rumors, …

2019-04-18: From what little I’ve read of the Mueller report so far, even with the redactions, the scope …

2019-04-18: I couldn’t watch more than a few minutes of Barr’s summary of the report. He uses very …

2019-04-17: MacStories 10-year anniversary and pre-quadrant Twitter Congrats to Federico Viticci and the MacStories team on 10 years of MacStories. To appreciate how …

2019-04-17: Updated the web version of Micro.blog today with support for editing the date on a post, and fixed …

2019-04-16: New updates to Micro.blog for iOS and macOS are out, with fixes for uploading certain types of …

2019-04-16: One of the greatest comebacks I’ve ever seen. Congratulations to the Clippers. No one believed …

2019-04-15: This week’s Micro Monday features @bsag, talking with Jean about blogging, the community on …

2019-04-15: Multiple windows on iOS We all expected Dark Mode in iOS 13, but according to this rumor from 9to5Mac, the next major …

2019-04-14: Derrick White! That dunk, and then the steal in the final seconds. Spurs grab game 1 in what looks …

2019-04-13: Recorded a short clip of the rain earlier before the sky cleared.

2019-04-13: Downtown this morning for coffee and a little work. Love that this old train bridge is still here.

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