Notes from my week.
- Working on my annual performance review, my first as a High Touch employee.
- Meeting with Dave to discuss the future of the website for Tallgrass at The Well.
- Continued working on my bragdoc.
- Figuring out the world of Girl Scout cookies sales.
- Spent a good amount of time this week cleaning up projects and to-do lists.
- As with most places in the United States, COVID-19 cases have been way up in Manhattan.
- Working on Pinewood Derby cars with our kids. I was never a part of Scouts as a kid, but I did participate in a few Pinewood Derbies at my church.
- Pixar’s Turning Red is ditching theaters to premiere on Disney Plus
- Man Kidnapped as a Kid Finds Family with Hand-Drawn Map of His Village
- Gorilla in Space
- Bel-Air, a Dramatic Reboot of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
- The science fiction and fantasy books we’re excited for in 2022
- 2022 Golden Globe winners announced, despite a complete Hollywood boycott
- Google says Apple ‘should not benefit from bullying’ created by iMessage lock-in — Also: Seeing Green
- Letterboxd 2021 in Review
- White House says that insurers are required to reimburse or pay for at-home COVID tests — Related: White House to launch COVID test-ordering site ‘by this weekend,’ reports say
- The App Store clones are here to profit off Wordle’s success — Aaaand The Wordle clones have disappeared from the App Store
- PCIe 6.0 is coming for the speedy SSDs and GPUs of the future
- Wyze’s security camera pay-what-you-want subscription accepts $0 — “Wyze also says it’s removing the 32GB microSD card size limit on its cameras”
- Logitech’s new stream light is an affordable, convenient alternative to Elgato
- Buy Nothing exploded on Facebook — now it wants a platform of its own
- Windows 11 is finally getting a new volume indicator
- NHL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus every team as a Disney World attraction
- How to make your home office a more pleasant place to work
- Keychron Q2 review: a great keyboard, now more compact
- It’s Easier to Revise than Create
- HTML is general, ARIA is specific
- Geico made the Portal ad we never asked for
- Dropbox finally supports M1 Macs natively with new beta
- “A Grand Unified Theory of Buying Stuff”
- Tim Allen is gonna be Santa Claus again
- Sid Sets the Tone for Superstitions
- Syntax — 418: 2021 In Review
- ShopTalk Show — 497: The State of Native Apps and Web Apps in 2022 with Thomas Steiner
- Syntax — 420: 2022 Predictions
- Syntax — 421: Remix!
- Syntax — 419: JS One Liners
- Continued Dark Age
- NCAA football: National Championship — Alabama-Georgia
- Last Week Tonight
- NHL: Penguins-Ducks
- Continued The Shrink Next Door
- Bluey — I’ve been using a VPN to watch season 3, which is currently only streaming in Australia
- Don’t Look Up
- Ghostbusters: Afterlife
- NHL: Penguins-Sharks
- Sing 2
- NFL: AFC Wild Card Playoffs — Chiefs-Steelers
- NHL 22 (PS5)
- Horizon Zero Dawn (PS4/PS5)