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Having used Perforce for several months at my previous job, I am thrilled to be back on Git. Also, Git Tower is a treasure. I happily signed up for their subscription as soon as the version came out.

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The August Smart Lock Pro and Keypad I ordered for my new place showed up this morning. Pretty excited to live in a place that’s a little more smart home conducive than a new apartment building.

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Considering I’m typing this on a 2012 pre-Retina iMac, I think I’m allowed to say I really need a new computer… but, wow it does not take much upgrading to get these new MacBook Pros up into the $4000 range.

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Ordered an August Smart Lock Pro with the keypad for my new place. Excited to try it (assuming the deadbolt is compatible). One thing I found out is that if you have an Apple TV, you don’t need to buy their August Connect hub, which lowers the price by $70.

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I started an Instagram for my dog, so, now he has one, and I don’t. I have to admit, personifying a tiny blonde wiener dog with a bad attitude is pretty fun. http://instagram.com/heroofwhine

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Considering a non-smart watch for wearing, and especially for outdoor activities when I don’t want screens. Looking for durable and classy. Mechanical is ideal, but I feel like it’s probably above my price range to fulfill what I want. Where’s a good place to start looking?

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I visited the new Apple Store in Seattle at University Village the other day. It’s right next to where the old small one was, but probably three to four times the size and way nicer.

Thoughts on Apple Rebuilding Maps

Apple / Opinion

Eddie Cue gave an interview to Matthew Panzarino on TechCrunch where he detailed Apple’s project to rebuild Apple Maps using their data, instead of relying on partners, as they’ve done. Also, it’s launching with the next beta of iOS 12, so that was surprising. Since I just started driving a new car with CarPlay, I’ve been using Apple Maps for driving directions almost daily. And it’s been fine. In fact, in the places I’ve lived […]

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I do not understand walking dogs off leash in a neighborhood. It’s dangerous for the dog, other animals, and everyone. Leash laws exist for a reason — animals do unpredictable things. We don’t get to decide our dog is unique and the rules don’t apply to them.