How do you keep personal coding projects working over long periods of time without maintenance?

I’ve had lots of small and large coding projects I’ve done over the last 10+ years. Those projects are here: https://thekeesh.com/projectlist/ The issue is, almost all of the projects break over time if they aren’t maintained. They suffer from “bit rot,” where they just degrade over time. This happens for a number of reasons, but software changes, … Continue reading How do you keep personal coding projects working over long periods of time without maintenance?

Dropbox End of Support for Mac OS 10.7 Undermines Their Entire Value Proposition

Dropbox drops support of their desktop application for older operating systems, which I think is a really bad user experience and undermines their entire value proposition. I recently saw this first hand and I’ll explain why I think this is a bad product management decision. I like Dropbox but really think they messed this one … Continue reading Dropbox End of Support for Mac OS 10.7 Undermines Their Entire Value Proposition

Better to Get a Half-Baked Blog Idea on the Internet or Not to Write it at all?

Here’s a quick blog thought question: Is it better to get a half-baked idea written up and published on a blog/on the internet or not to publish it at all? Initially it might seem that if you have some half-baked idea it does not make sense to write it up since things on the internet … Continue reading Better to Get a Half-Baked Blog Idea on the Internet or Not to Write it at all?

#FreeIdeas for Twitter — Build in Sources as a Native Feature for Tweets

Twitter is a cool technology tool, but it has a lot of bad things. One of those bad things is the ease with which one can spread misinformation. Twitter should build in source links as a native feature to tweets to help promote better sourcing and reduce the viral spread of fake news. Twitter should … Continue reading #FreeIdeas for Twitter — Build in Sources as a Native Feature for Tweets