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May 16, 2013 - By

Yesterday my son was born. We named him Etcher. We’ve had a lot of questions about the name, so I thought I’d share a bit... View Article

Quadruple Negative!

May 6, 2013 - By

This is a true story about something an actual person said unironically! Bad grammar and misused English syntax bug me as much as the next... View Article

Jury Duty

March 15, 2013 - By

Recently I had to go to Jury Duty selection. My request to be excused on the basis of work was denied, and so I was... View Article

Browser Stats 2012

February 19, 2013 - By

The notorious @ppk keeps up a pretty amazing site at He does very thorough browser tests, logs them with easy to read tables, and shares them... View Article

Happy Blue Beanie Day

November 30, 2012 - By

Today is the sixth international Blue Beanie day! It’s the day to show your support for web standards. I think it got started because of... View Article

Work Hard

November 13, 2012 - By

Being a Front End Developer isn’t the cinchy desk job some may think it is. This is a life style! 

Happy Halloween

October 31, 2012 - By

This year I give in and give the look-alike experts what they’ve always wanted.


October 26, 2012 - By

I signed up for Geocities in 1994. I haven’t been bored since. Making websites is the cure for boredom.

500th post!

October 21, 2012 - By

Wowzers, this is my 500th post. I’ve been blogging in some form or another since 2003, thanks to this domain name being given as... View Article


October 11, 2012 - By

“All men seek happiness. This is without exception. Whatever different means they employ, they all tend to this end. The cause of some going to... View Article

WordCamp Toronto

September 30, 2012 - By

This weekend was the second WordCamp Toronto (#wcto), which I attended with my esteemed colleague Rob Geldhof. The turn out was pretty impressive, especially considering... View Article

Timing Technology

September 29, 2012 - By

By all measures I have a very blessed life! The timing of my birth and the advent of the technology have worked out amazingly! I... View Article


August 3, 2012 - By

I had a terribly realization recently: my biggest hobby for the last couple years has been “making websites”. Sadly, that’s also what I do for... View Article

Being Google

July 14, 2012 - By

I love thinking about bizarre scenarios. What if it became possible for example for you to know everything on the Internet!? In this hypothetical I’m... View Article