Create a Floating Pinned Fluid App

This is a tutorial on how to create an app using Fluid that is pinned to your status bar and floats above all other windows. My specific goal in doing this was to create an app with a bunch of cheat sheets in it that I could quickly open with a keyboard shortcut, glance at whatever I couldn't remember, and then quickly dismiss the app. I want to do this all without any disruption to whatever task I am in the middle of. Read More


This post is the first in what I hope to be a weekly series of posts titled "pick of the week." In these posts I will pick something cool that I use or have used and describe why I like it and what I use it for. Any topic is fair game. They will probably be mostly apps or other geek tools that I've come to rely on. Read More

Ship Stuff

I recently finished reading Seth Godin's book Linchpin. It inspired me to just start shipping stuff. Stuff in this case is my own personal website and blog. I've attempted blogging a few times. Each time I've failed. Well, I take that back. I did actually ship content. I did a 365 photography project in 2009. I took a photo every day for a year and wrote a small post for every day. That blog is no longer around. It became a casualty when I got rid of an old shared web host plan that I had for a very long time. Instead of taking the time to export the data, I just axed it. A casualty of my impatience. Read More