Category Archives: MicroBlog


February 16, 2018

Here are two things I’m proud of when it comes to the Trade Me iOS app:1. Ongoing efforts to add more support for te reo Māori2. Seeing all the hard work the team do be acknowledged by the AppStore editors.


February 15, 2018

This talk by Jeremy Keith at Webstock ‘18 is so relevant to @manton’s

In the name of convenience we sacrifice control. The indie web is what can bring back balance.


February 10, 2018

Maybe I should write a counterpart article to this to list the things I’m surprised we have given the list of things we don’t have.


February 9, 2018

No, I did not get a test build of Snapchat. It’s just iOS 11 being a bit silly.


January 14, 2018

My clap-and-pedal technique has worked. Miss 4 has learned how to ride a bike today.


November 13, 2017

I’ve been running regularly for 7 weeks now and I’ve now decided to join a running club / ecosystem.

I run just with my Apple Watch Series 3 and my AirPods.

After trying Nike Run Club and Strava I’m finding that Strava is quite inaccurate.

Have a look at the Elevation data.


October 3, 2017

Transferring my sleepy daughters from the car to their beds is one of my favourite dad things to do.


September 26, 2017

After less than a week wearing it, here are my Watch Series 3 (non LTE) impressions:

  • the battery lasts 2.5 days
  • it’s as fast as in the demo videos
  • Siri is quick

I recommend it.