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Someone should tell the Kindle engagement team that different months have different number of days. Comparing day counts month over month isn't a great metric.

Playing with nested squares and color. Simple, but effective.

A blog post looking back at my rate of playing escape rooms, and some observations on repetitive escape room themes: "I Play A Lot Of Escape Rooms, But Not Too Many: A Personal Retrospective And A Wish"

I'm calling this "fingers", because it was inspired by something that looked to me like reaching fingers. Funny how varying a couple of parameters makes it look nothing like a finger.


Automatic generation of something Mondrian-like. Circles still winning, tho.

For Christmas I wish the fediverse to grow, and Facebook to die

Vaguely less boring if I paint the squares with a linear gradient. But still feeling meh about these squares.

Circles are winning, so far.

A square variant. Not as interesting with plain squares.

Trying out more color variation, and thicker circles.

If you're an advanced user looking for #Alternatives, you might like to check out's most overlooked sections:

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Alternatives For Advanced Users - sites like but aimed at technically-aware people

πŸ”₯ Bubbling Under - Alternatives that are close to being listed on the main part of the site, and are already very useful

According to First Round's "State of Startups 2018" survey[1], the top thing that keeps founders up at night is hiring good people.

And yet, the first book in the list of books these founders would recommend to other founders [2] is "Atlas Shrugged". Looking at the entire list, books about people leadership or decent management are a small minority. πŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

[1]: First Round State of Startups 2018:
[2]: State of Startups 2018 Book Recommendations:

Not sure why I felt compelled tonight to graph the differential growth rate of US assets vs. those of commercial banks, but here we are...

Show more is a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]