Leroy Campbell

2021-04-09: Delighted with part 1 of Fantasian. Sakaguchi and Uematsu put their all into this one.

2021-03-26: Final Fantasy VIII Remastered on iOS. So much for weekend plans.

2021-03-24: Nihongo SWiTCH is a podcast for intermediate and advanced Japanese language learners. I’m still a …

2021-03-15: My wife is studying Spanish. She’s inspired me to learn something new. So yesterday, I read about …

2021-03-03: 🤔 Not quite sure how to express “defiance” for today’s photo challenge…

2021-03-02: There’s something about that slight gap at the bottom that makes me question the privacy factor.

2021-03-01: Experimenting with light.

2021-02-28: I wonder if any birds are up there…

2021-02-27: I’m not one for pompasetting. The fanciest thing I ever wear is the occasional pair of leather …

2021-02-26: My current pick for favorite pen and notebook: Baron Fig Squire and Confidant.

2021-02-25: Eyewear to block blue light when I code.

2021-02-24: …like watching a baby grow up…

2021-02-23: Looks like Harry turned Malfoy into a banana-wielding Minion.

2021-02-22: Hedwig watching intently as Harry prepares a spell.

2021-02-21: Colors for stationery.

2021-02-20: The tree has seen a fair share of weather over the years.

2021-02-19: The kids really come alive when they see these.

2021-02-18: School at home.

2021-02-17: It still works.

2021-02-16: Erudite mind test results: subject ceased exam at 20 minute mark.

2021-02-15: Honest reflection of a life absorbed in the digital age. Is this the future, or merely a blip on the …

2021-02-14: Celebrating our compassion for one another with a toast.

2021-02-13: My daughter, spending time to make a top hat for a class project.

2021-02-12: I saw the sporg, and it saw me.

2021-02-11: This countertop convection oven is the kitchen machine I use most.

2021-02-10: Midday energy break: bacon, eggs, and cabbage.

2021-02-09: Not exactly muddy, but interesting look at soil and roots during my wife’s repotting session.

2021-02-08: A friend at work gave me this to inspire a bit of hope when I step outside.

2021-02-07: Grain-free chips and homemade ranch dip to satisfy a craving for Cool Ranch Doritos.

2021-02-06: Hover Soccer Ball is our best attempt at an indoor sport.

2021-02-05: No pets. Only dinosaurs.

2021-02-04: Terrarium adventures with the kids. My oldest already has nice layers and growth. My youngest is …

2021-02-03: Work-from-home comfort with my zafu and zabuton.

2021-02-02: Morning beverage: Single-origin coffee with heavy cream and ghee.

2021-02-01: Time to start the photo challenge with a close up of my most important piece of equipment.

2021-01-22: Waited a while to watch, but the making of The Mandalorian: Season 2 is nice.

2021-01-15: Now that I’ve finished the debut of WandaVision, I feel like watching MCU Phase Three again.

2020-12-20: Reading, reflecting. That sums up today and much of 2020 for me.

2020-12-19: One unintentionally benefit of Microblogvember: I’m journaling more consistently. I find pen and …

2020-12-18: This season of The Mandalorian was top-notch.

2020-12-15: Apple Fitness+ is cool.

2020-12-14: I’ve give Apple Fitness+ a try…just not tonight.

2020-12-13: I’ve played a lot of Forager over the weekend. I’m not a fan of sandbox-style games, but this one …

2020-12-11: Friday night? Check. Spatial audio? Check. The Child? I’m about to find out.

2020-12-10: …yeah. Rest day.

2020-12-09: One month in with the Backbone One. I expected to only use it occasionally on weekends, but I’ve …

2020-12-08: Note to self: muscles need time to adjust to new demands.

2020-12-07: Currently reading: The key poses of yoga by Long, Ray MD 📚

2020-12-06: I usually go for tikka masala or korma, but tried saag tonight. It was good but more spicy than …

2020-12-04: This is the way.

2020-12-03: Currently reading: The Key Muscles Of Yoga Your Guide To Functional Anatomy In Yoga by Ray Long 📚

2020-12-01: I’ve started to work my way through Capital as I follow along with David Harvey’s lecture series. So …

2020-11-30: I’m glad I participated in Microblogvember this year. Posting around the same time most nights …

2020-11-29: I appreciate how Show Me the Numbers teaches you to communicate quantitative information. It shows …

2020-11-28: Why doesn’t iPadOS have a built-in alpha mask feature for photo editing?

2020-11-27: 🤔 Today’s dilemma…Do I watch The Mandalorian before dinner or afterward?

2020-11-26: Thanksgiving calls worked without a hitch today. I expect it will take a few more holidays for me to …

2020-11-25: Prepping for Thanksgiving. Hopefully video call quality will be good throughout the day tomorrow.

2020-11-24: I’ve been sleeping better since limiting my provision of coffee to two cups a day. No surprise of …

2020-11-23: 🧠 Today I learned named capture groups in JavaScript can be used as replacement targets in strings.

2020-11-22: Been playing The Pathless over the past few days. The game world is larger than I expected…no …

2020-11-21: Looking forward to WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Loki.

2020-11-20: Friday…time to fade away from all my worries (at least for 39 minutes).

2020-11-19: Gitpod and shiftscreen make web development possible on iPadOS…only lacking browser developer …

2020-11-18: We talk a lot about independence in America, but what about mutual dependence? Alfie Kohn’s No …

2020-11-17: Ever have one of those days where you lose your train of thought repeatedly?

2020-11-16: I have a (admittedly random) bucket list idea: Recite the first 100 digits of tau from memory.

2020-11-15: Haven’t used it much yet, but so far, macOS Big Sur is delightful.

2020-11-14: 🤔 In the mood for sci-fi. I still haven’t watched Prometheus…probably too spooky for me.

2020-11-13: Guess what today is…

2020-11-12: Despite working from home most of this year, I still wake up and wonder what to wear.

2020-11-11: Say what you may, but I enjoy Apple Arcade so far.

2020-11-10: I made a phone call a few weeks ago. My son looked troubled. He couldn’t understand why he heard …

2020-11-09: Microblogvember is proving that habits are less a force of will than setting the conditions for …

2020-11-08: My Backbone One arrived in the mail this weekend. I’m impressed with the build quality. The grips …

2020-11-07: Tip of the day: Inflate half-and-half with air before adding it to coffee. You can thank me later.

2020-11-06: Dr. Eugenia Cheng has a way of making difficult concepts less puzzling by teaching how to think like …

2020-11-05: It’s interesting to stoop down and see the world from the eye level of my kids periodically.

2020-11-04: Rich Hickey’s Simple Made Easy is one of my favorite software talks. He explains how easy (to lie …

2020-11-03: …hoping The Mandalorian will astonish me on Friday…

2020-11-02: I set Dark Noise to Rain on Tent for 25 minutes when I want to concentrate.

2020-11-01: I’ve been in California since June, and still surprised that the weather is rarely dreary.

2020-05-13: Situated Software Dr. W. Edwards Deming’s teachings give me a new lens for approaching software development. …

2020-05-13: iA Writer 5.5 added Micropub support for publishing. This is great.

2019-11-13: Learning to Discern – Quality & Quantity – The W. Edwards Deming Institute Blog Variation …

2019-11-03: For an introduction to the legacy of W. Edwards Deming, check out Kelly Allan’s Deming 101 …

2019-11-02: The Deming Institute is a treasure trove of wisdom. I’ve only started to dive in. I’m sure I’ll have …

2019-10-29: Dr. Russell Ackoff, unpacking systems thinking in twelve minutes: The system is not the sum of the …

2019-10-28: SQLite is one of my favorite pieces of software.

2019-10-27: Domenic Denicola, after categorizing async APIs: Push and pull have distinct, not-very-overlapping …

2019-10-26: Shriram Krishnamurthi, highlighting what makes Scheme macros efficient in Automata via Macros: What …

2019-10-24: Sandi Metz and Katrina Owen, explaining the importance of names in 99 Bottles of OOP: Although the …

2019-10-22: Understanding Event Loops by Implementing One Matt Might once said: My teaching assumes that to understand is to implement. So to better …

2019-10-21: Mike Amundsen’s walkthrough of client-side hypermedia is a good demonstration of the Web’s …

2019-10-20: Katrina Owen, concluding her dotGo 2016 talk: Applying the flocking rules systematically, over and …

2019-10-19: Nice reminder from Personal Kanban: Capacity is an ineffective measure of throughput, and a …

2019-10-18: In Solving the Problem of Fit, Todd Rose and Bob Moesta discuss how no one is average and that …

2019-10-17: Kevlin Henney does a good job of explanation how to approach testing. It is less about the tool and …

2019-10-16: William Byrd, getting nerd chills as he explains The Most Beautiful Program Ever Written. I posted a …

2019-10-15: TIL RFC 6570 - URI Template: A URI Template is a compact sequence of characters for describing a …

2019-10-14: Lexical Scanning in Go is one of my favorite talks by Rob Pike. In it, he shows that concurrency is …

2019-10-13: Bryan C. Mills, in his talk on concurrency: In Go, synchronous and asynchronous APIs are equally …

2019-10-13: Notes on My Current Dev Setup A few people have asked me about my new development setup: Logitech M570 wireless trackball mouse …

2019-10-12: A Future Without Webpack: @pika/web installs modern npm dependencies in a way that lets them run …

2019-10-12: Moment bio case for iPhone 11

2019-10-11: evbogdanov/acme: Acme acts as a glue which links together other programs and tools. With Acme the …

2019-10-10: Russ Cox, explaining the motivation behind Go’s design decisions: Software engineering is what …