One Change Changes Everything

January 18, 2018

Six years ago, I didn’t drink coffee. If I recall correctly, it was Robert Nyman who insisted I have a latte when I told him I didn’t drink coffee. It was likely a year or two after that before I had another. It’s only been in the last three years or so that I’ve drank lattes (and cappuccinos and espressos) with any regularity. The idea of buying an espresso machine probably felt out ...

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January 14, 2018

Safari display:contents bug

January 10, 2018

I just came across an interesting bug. In Safari 11.0.2 on desktop and on the phone, display:contents falls back to display:inline instead of being ignored. I created a Pen to demonstrate: See the Pen display contents by Jonathan Snook (@snookca) on CodePen. I also was able to test on iOS 10.3.3 and it also seemed to exhibit this behaviour. iOS 9 didn't....

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The Open Graph and Sharing Tags

January 09, 2018

Awhile back, I decided I wanted to have those fancy cards show up when I or anyone else posted a link to my blog. Twitter card with small image on the left To do this, you need to add a few meta tags to your pages. <meta property="og:url" content=""> <meta property="og:title" content=&qu...

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Not So Reflective

January 09, 2018

It’s the new year. Not all that shocking to you, I’m sure, unless you’ve been busy for the last few weeks. But here we are. Many are posting their retrospectives of how their year went. Or they’re posting their theme word for the year or their resolutions or their goals. I’ve tried resolutions and themes. A year is a long time to stick to such a thing and—inevitably—things happen....

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Lone House on the Hill

January 09, 2018

Hemingway's Office

January 08, 2018


December 13, 2017

Personal curation is one way in which we create good experiences. We choose how to use our time, choose the friends we have, and choose the things we collect. Feeling dispassionate about my experiences on Twitter, I decided to spend some time curating it. Like an overgrown garden, I needed to cut back the branches and pull out some weeds. I mute keywords. I mute some people. I turn off retwe...

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