developer, product designer and DX consultant. I've spent two decades imagining, designing, coding and shipping technology. I'm committed to dreams of an optimistic future. Hi there.
On the Web
Retrospective on a dying technology cycle
A series of essays reflecting on the end of the last technology cycle: its drivers, consequences, and what comes next.
I owe my career to Second Life's developer experience
Reflections on the power of Second Life, and its developer experience, to provoke growth, creativity and endless fields of user generated content.
A short story about a CEO who finally gets what he wants, and the AI who built it for him.
If you can use open source, you can build hardware
Sep 05, 2023
I'm telling you: we're at a special moment here. The labor savings of open source, the composability, the fun: all of it has come to hardware. You can build things that solve real problems for yourself.
The privilege of knowledge work in climate crisis
Jul 19, 2023
As a knowledge worker, I have protections against the growing climate crisis not every worker shares. The second major weather disaster in six months brings this home to me.
Cyberspace: The case for Augmented Reality
Jun 08, 2023
Apple put us all on notice this week that we're on the threshold of proper AR. The era of ostrich malarkey is at an end.