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Cozy software

Last updated June 14, 2022

Cozy eternal beta test mode

re: digital mindfulness! Not everything needs to be built at scale – sometimes it can just be for family and friends :)) Normalize creating playful and non- instrumental technology

For example, the gift I made for Anson for Valentines in 2022.

# An app can be a home-cooked meal

Source: Robin Sloan

Clay Shirky: “Situated software, by contrast, doesn’t need to be personalized — it is personal from its inception.”

I can, at this point, make the things happen on computers that I want to make happen. At the same time, I would not last a day as a professional software engineer. Leave me in charge of a critical database and you will return to a smoldering crater.

I am the programming equivalent of a home cook.

# Personal Software

# Spring ‘83

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I love the disclaimer at the top: “It’s okay to share this link, but I want to underscore that I am sending it specifically to you with the hope that you will … really think about it! At such a primordial stage, a proposal like this doesn’t need diffuse, drive-by attention. It needs, instead, close consideration and generous imagination.”

# Spatial Computing

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fuck responsive layouts, all my homies hate responsive layouts


Interactive Graph