I’m a software engineer living in New York City. Currently I run JAKT, a leading design and development consultancy that uses technology to solve problems for entrepreneurs and cor­po­ra­tion. I absolutely love what I do. More.


OmniFocus Quick Open

OmniFocus 2 has a Quick Open feature that rocks. Here's how to make it respect other shortcut keys.

#scalenpm Follow Up

Nodejitsu fails to follow up with backers on the #scalenpm crowdfunding campaign.

Markdown and Standards

Markdown is a popular lightweight markup language. Someone thought it needed a spec. This is the "Standard" / "Common" Markdown fiasco.

From Dogfight

Excerpt from Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution.

Cupcake Preview

Cupcake recipe that turned out really well but hasn't been fully documented. Stay tuned!

Django’s Admin in Production

Django's admin is extremely helpful but there are some caveats when using it in production especially around relationships.

Perfect Rib Eye Steak

A perfect rib eye is pan seared and basted with butter, garlic, and thyme.


Comparison page for Garamond, Baskerville, Palatino, Hoefler, and Times New Roman typefaces.

Jinja2 Template Filters

Expand on the built-in template filters in Jinja2 with helpful customizations.

Beurre Maître d’Hôtel

Instructions for creating simple Beurre Maître d'Hôtel.


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