11. October 2016

Making Thimble

Thimble and Sketches

It’s been a while since writing on here, is this microphone still on? The past few years I’ve been spending my spare time on a mac app - specifically a multi-touch gesture to make using design tools like Sketch, Photoshop, and SketchUp faster. If this sounds like something up your alley go sign up at thimblemac.com first, I’ll wait for you :).


01. November 2014

Adventures in Multifunctionalism: A Key-Holding, Bottle-Opening Wallet

Silvrback blog image

A few months ago I locked myself out for the second time in a year, and my ‘ripstop nylon’ wallet was well, ripping apart after five years. Looking at a smorgasbord of crowdfunded ‘minimalist’-themed wallets and various keychain alternatives, I stumbled upon one solution that’s worked for me and others have asked about.


22. June 2014

Remote Worker's Guide to Ski Resort Living

xcode at tahoe village

2012 was a rollercoaster. It involved getting laid off, quitting a startup, and generally feeling burned-out from several months of working hard. So in November 2012, I packed up my things in Austin and moved to Tahoe for the season.

I’m writing this to help anyone else who finds themselves in a similar situation, needs a break from city living, or just loves snow.