I created a script to show the album art for your favorite albums in Panic's Status Board and let you tap on the cover art to launch that album in the Spotify for iPad app. (Launch Center Pro is required to make this work.) You have to be...
I was revisiting Panic's iPad app Status Board and realized I could display a river of news. As an example, I've created a DIY widget featuring a "Dave Winer river." Because many of his tweets are in this river, I've included a 🔗 next to links...
I'm intrigued by myword.io, a new publishing tool created by Dave Winer. It's simply a web page that pulls in some JSON via an url parameter -- so you can host the content of a web page virtually anywhere (or at least anywhere that supports...
6-year old:Mommy, why is that man dressed like a lady?Mother:That is a lady. She was just born with the wrong body.6-year old:How did that happen?Mother:Nobody really knows. But she's working to fix it, and that's what's important.6-year...
Dave Winer just open-sourced a new product, a Medium-like platform called myWord, which he defines as an "easy open source way to create nice-looking web pages for essays."The content is stored in JSON, which is not exactly an easy format for...
I recently upgraded my daughter's messaging phone to a Samsung smartphone on AT&T, so we have been sharing a 3G data plan. However, I was surprised (maybe I shouldn't have been?) to learn that within 2 weeks of the most recent billing cycle, we...
River4 is an RSS feed aggregator developed by Dave Winer. It looks good on its own, but I've been wanting to develop my javascript chops. A while ago, I wrote a JSON-parsing script using Spotify's API to search for albums, so I thought I'd take a...
I have been using Workflowy as a place to store Spotify launch URLs. When I tap on Share to copy an artist, album or track link in the Spotify for iOS app, I get the link in a format like http://open.spotify.com/artist/2TI7qyDE0QfyOlnbtfDo7L...
Flickr photo by Jonny Williams via Creative Commons license The last few weeks I have been mildly obsessed with vaping. I haven't smoked a cigarette in over twenty years, and frankly I find it disgusting. I have to turn my head away when...