In August 2023, I decided to remove all limits from my apps, cancel their active subscription payments, and transition to free and open access. This documents my thought process, why I think the previous model feels misaligned, and what could take its place.
I'm making a QR code generator and scanner that works offline: * no accounts ✅ * no popups ✅ * no customization ✅ * works offline ✅ * download as SVG or PNG ✅ * scan via camera or files ✅ * rounded corners ✅ It's designed to be a simple, pain-free way to quickly create codes that look nice. Will eventually be possible
Why I stopped making iOS apps after twelve years.
Originally presented at Tools for Thought Rocks on October 29, 2021 (with slides and timestamps). Below the video is an expanded text version of my presentation for anyone who prefers reading. I talk often about my apps and their features, but rarely about how I use them day-to-day—partially to
I talk often about my apps, but rarely about how I use them to make things happen. Going share some of my process on October 29th at Tools for Thought Rocks. ToolsForThought.Rocks October Meeting · Zoom · LumaTools for Thought Rocks! is a talk series about using computers as tools for
The traditional approach to storing time information in software is to convert to a machine-centered timezone such as Coordinated Universal Time (or UTC), and then convert it back to local time for the interface. This approach is precise but at the cost of some mental dissonance when the timezone changes:
My journey towards independantly creating iPhone apps was not straightforward. I tried on at least five occations over the period of a few years to learn how to do it and always ended up blocked in the process, not coming away with an understanding of how the system works. I
Zero Data Apps, remoteStorage, and HyperDraft, an interview with Rosano@rosano is working on a number of great software projects. We’ll discuss zero data apps, remoteStorage, launchlets, keyboard focus, and more. Zero Data App is all about listing systems and apps that let you #ownyourdata. HyperDraft is a note
Apps as non-exclusionary public spaces.