It’s been over a week now, but I went to Release Notes conference in Chicago. It was great to meet some people I had only met online; and meet some new people. The conference had great sessions, great moments to talk, and some great food! I think I’ll be going again if it happens next year!

I’m always interested in and on the lookout for a great todo app. This week Things 3 was released and it is an amazing set of apps—from the UI to the simplicity to the little bounce when you shrink the window. I predict an Apple Design Award in it’s future.

I like @manton’s (and others?) idea of having a microcast. I really want to like it but feel weird listening to someone’s 1-way thoughts. I’ve been thinking about getting back into podcasting and want to try it. What do you all think of microcasting?

10 years of

I just realized that I’ve owned for 10 years now. For the first couple years I tried to make it a blog about all my stuff from filmmaking to app development. Then it just became that thing I kind of updated now and then. It’s a constant struggle where I don’t write for awhile, then really want to write so I “reboot” it. I think my best year was 2012, It wasn’t consistent through the year, but I seemed to share quite a lot that year.

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I signed up for YouTube Red a few months ago because I was really frustrated with ads during videos. Now whenever I go to another site and see a video ad, I feel like something is broken. Business Idea: A monthly payment to remove yourself from ALL ads on the internet.

One of the goals of relaunching was to make it easy for other organizers to contribute. Last week @zorn from Philadelphia CocoaHeads posted 3 new videos and they are great.

To all you new micro-bloggers, if you are looking to host your micro-blog and want to use hugo, I’ve built a theme that supports it. Check it out here:

These microposts are now also available on I haven’t quite figured out how I’ll publish to this remotely yet but I’m thinking about moving back to an automated build.

Yesterday I blogged about TODO lists not living up to my expectations. I should have been more clear but didn’t realize it to later. It’s not any of the apps themselves that have the problem. It’s me. I’m the problem. Present-Josh doesn’t care what Past-Josh thinks is important and just ignores it. Anyway, I found a new one I’m trying that at least provides the one-thing-at-a-time point of view that I’d like to have. It’s called Doo.