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Agency, Not Agents
A short exploration in automated audio bookmark summation and thematic interlinking, with the help of generative AI.
Feeling Our Way Forward
Designing for platforms we haven’t yet grasped.
Biking the Empire State Trail: New York City to Montréal
We recently rode the Empire State Trail from Manhattan to Rouses Point, continuing on to Montréal, Canada. Here’s some advice and a route recap for folks planning a similar trip.
Bikepacking the Bendigo Graveleur
A 2–3 day Bendigo loop via the Goldfields Track and O’Keefe Rail Trail.
AI as the Copilot
Musings on AI as it affects the design industry.
Automatic Smart Quotes in Eleventy Markdown Templates
Convert Markdown straight quotes into smart quotes (also known as curly quotes).
Two Years of Freelance
Things I've learnt along the way.
Automatic New Tab Links for Markdown in Eleventy
Saving Kobo Highlights to Markdown or Notion
A macOS shortcut for turning highlights and notes from your Kobo into Markdown.
Reduce Video File Size With FFmpeg
Pi on the Brain
Not Just Bikes
Bigger Than Us
Create Clean URLs for via Eleventy and Netlify Redirects
Using Netlify redirects to clean up Figma portfolio links.
On Deck: June 2022
The missing guide to RSS in Eleventy
Copy a Frame Link in Figma
Here's how to quickly select a Figma frame’s URL via a keyboard shortcut.
Save a sketch to video with p5.js
Save a sketch to image with p5.js
A beginner’s guide to Rename
A Beginner’s Guide to ImageMagick
Convert HEIC to JPEG via iOS Shortcuts
I like HEIC as the default iOS image format but occasionally want to export a JPEG (JPG). Here’s a shortcut for that.
How much are we losing from this presentation switch? I'd argue a fair bit. Particularly when it comes to affordances.
Break out of the nest with Sass
Speed up or slow down a video with FFmpeg
Add a padded border around a video with FFmpeg
Create a Stop-Motion Video With FFmpeg
Create visible gaps between table rows in CSS
Set up and modify Terminal shortcuts
Have Markdown links open in a new tab
Affect other elements based on target element
Render all collection item page content in Eleventy
Escape Liquid tags
Bash your profile