Category: Cool Stuff

TidBITS Bottom-Up Redesign

TidBITS has undergone a massive redesign, and I’m so excited for my friends there — not just a new look for the site, but a whole new publishing infrastructure. Fun fact: Most of the HTML and CSS on the old site was coded by me… in 2007 (ironic that the link goes to the article ...

Landscapes in Red: Melissa D. Jones

At Complete Digital Photography, I wrote about Melissa D. Jones and her fantastic @rouxroamer photos.

New Edition of Take Control of Your Digital Photos

I've published a new edition of Take Control of Your Digital Photos, plus an updated version of Take Control of Lightroom CC.

The Fall Take Control 50% Off Sale This Week

Take 50% off all Take Control ebooks! This week only.

Take Control of New Apple Updates

iOS 11 was released today, with a bunch of new features (especially for iPad), some redesigned elements (like Control Center), and nifty things like a great augmented reality implementation for combining the virtual and the real worlds. And coming up next week is the release of macOS High Sierra. It seems like a lot to ...

The Great Book Larder Bakeoff: Savory Bakes

Judging savory bakes inspired by the Great British Baking Show is a burden, but I'm willing to do my part.

Second Beach

Photos from a wonderful weekend camping at Second Beach, near La Push, Washington.

Eclipse Viewing

It seems as if every other photographer wanted to capture the eclipse itself. I found my family to be just as interesting.

My Favorite Coffee in Seattle

If you're just visiting Seattle, or you've just moved here, or if, like me, you want to expand your coffee knowledge, here are some of my favorite coffee spots.

AirPods Review in The Seattle Times

When Apple announced AirPods, the wireless earbuds, I thought they looked cool, but they didn’t really catch my attention. I already owned a pair of Bluetooth headphones, and regular earbuds have generally worked just fine in my ears. And then people started to rave about them. As I mention in this week’s Practical Mac column ...