View from the forest floor

Dispatches from Tanglewood Hill

A forest home with 400 mb/s down.

Daniel Messer

8 Bit Brit Looking at Brit Lit

Tired: Microsoft Flight Simulator Wired: Euro Truck Simulator Inspired: British Library Simulator Spend a relaxing time at the British Library, lovingly recreated in 8-bit style graphics using an open source game engine. You'll marvel at a style of gaming you haven't seen since the Atari…

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Daniel Messer

There's Gotta Be Someone Better

I browse Reddit, just like several other hundred million people per month will drop in on the site. And by "browse Reddit" I mean I grabbed all the RSS feeds for the subreddits I really¬†want to see, shoved those into my RSS aggregator (currently NetNewsWire),…

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Daniel Messer

Joplin - I mean... damn.

Look, I tried using Notion for three months. And yeah, it's pretty. It's hardcore note taking, info management, and project management software. It's got functionality for days and its reputation as a "power user" note taking app is well deserved. And yet, sometimes, I felt…

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