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I forgot to post this here earlier, but recently my good friend Marguerite started a website called Move to Tacoma. It’s a neighborhood guide, a blog, and full of interesting interviews. Including me! I was the second guest on her podcast and talked about our city’s strengths and our tendency to sometimes try …

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In January I started a tech blog called City of Z, to cover the goings on at Amazon. My inspiration was the Daring Fireball model, basically—choose a subject I was deeply interested in, and share links and commentary. I also like his model of a site that is highly minimal for …

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I realize, to my chagrin, that it’s been two and a half months since I’ve posted here. As I said in my last post (way back in 2014) I am taking my writing more seriously. The Little Book of Boards is complete in all its forms (Kindle, paperback, and audiobook). I’m …

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My last two letters sent via TinyLetter touch on many topics–from chess to the 1939 World’s Fair to transistors on a computer chip. But they actually go together quite well because they both are about the iPhone in one way or another. How we make calls, how the phones stack up against old …

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