"I've been spending the last six months or so writing content for my startup, Blocks Edit, fine tuning the website to clearly communicate what the product does, how it does it, and who it's for, along with regularly writing blog posts to further promote the ideas behind it. And during this period, I learned what marketing really means."
"Lifting my head up from work to hear other people talk about their startup journeys while sharing mine helps me be more mindful of the ups and downs of running a business, appreciating the things that work well and making the stuff that doesn't feel less frustrating."
"It ultimately allows you to put together content in a way that feels more natural and come out with the best quality email each time."
"Since around 2009, during the month of October, I would decide to watch a handful of horror movies that I would preselect from a list that I kept adding to."
"Blocks Edit is now live and ready for you to improve how you send out marketing campaigns."
"Detective stories are about solving a mystery, which comes from our inherent need to figure out and resolve things."
"This election is showing us how the Republicans and Democrats continue to make sure they are the only choices for president as traditional media continues to decline to media on the web."
"It turns out that libertarian ideas are very much for everyone. Whether you consider yourself Democrat or Republican."
"You may have heard about the FBI demanding that Apple crack into the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California shooters. Apple has refused because they feel that it is a huge security risk to their customers."
"Laziness is viewed as a negative characteristic. It's something I've always struggled with myself since whenever I felt lazy, I would feel guilty and often force myself to try and do something about it."
"Growing up, I've always enjoyed making things."
"I recently released the Hacktivity graphic novel, including the paperback edition. It represented a year and a half's work in its final form."
"When I originally came up with Indie Aisle over four years ago, it's original goal was to make it easy for independent authors to publish their books digitally online."
"...I still find the work involved interesting."
"I lost all my Google Docs files unknowingly with a few simple steps."
"Writing less code and using an interface to program on the web."
"ebooks are becoming more common today, quickly turning into a new standard for reading books. It's pretty interesting how long the idea of an ebook has actually been around, since even before the mainstream Internet."
"...what started out to be a simple tool quickly turned into something rather complex and may have been too ambitious in the end."
"This past year, I've tried an experiment on the site. I've replaced the 'text select' cursor that shows when mousing over text on a website with the default arrow cursor."
"I originally had the idea for Indie Aisle when I noticed that there were people I knew who wanted to do something creative from starting a band to having their own online comic, but didn't know how to get their work seen by other people."
"While general web practices make sense, the need for having formal standards seems unnecessary. Website-building technologies have in a lot of ways standardized themselves because of individual developers deciding what is appropriate to use."
"Since the beginning of humanity, storytelling and our ability to learn is what has set us apart from other species."
"Sam and Max is the first successful episode-based video game series."
"I ended up subscribing to Netflix during the writing of this post."