We now have a beautiful set of very interesting Japanese ceramics. Based on some of the marks, at least some of the dishes and cups were made during the Allied occupation of Japan during World War II. We are guessing this based on the “MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN” marks on the bottom of some of… Continue reading Japanese tableware
I was recently shown the CSS Tricks article, Lazy load embedded YouTube videos, and holy heck is it clever. The gist is that it loads the HTML content inside srcdoc instead of src. In this case, the content is a link to the video. It also lazy loads the image (performance!). I went a tiny… Continue reading Lazy loading YouTube gets a bit meta
I was testing out a patch last night and came up with an interesting set so I recorded a much shorter version this morning. Let me know what you think!
UPDATE I have since made a dedicated site to listing the modules in my Kosmo. This is a snapshot of my current KOSMO modular with links to the modules. The modules are listed from left to right and are linked to their documentation pages. You can learn more about the build here. TOP RIGHT CASE… Continue reading KOSMO ⚡️
This is the current state of my modular synthesizer. And here are some sounds it makes: WHAT IS A MODULAR? For those of you unfamiliar with modular, it’s essentially a configurable electronic instrument. For example, depending on the configuration, it could sound like a piano or it could be a an all-in-one techno machine. Modular… Continue reading Building a modular synthesizer
I have a bit of a confession. I have a secret identity. Meet heckseven: That was a live performance from Monday night. Around the time COVID-19 hit, I started building that massive modular synthesizer on the weekends. It’s a Kosmo format modular, but I’ll save the details for other posts. Anyhoo, in the process I… Continue reading oh heck
I started at Automattic seven years ago. When I started, there were around 200 total Automatticians. Woo was a separate company. Jetpack had no paid features yet. Tumblr was just acquired by Yahoo. We were still using IRC and Skype. There were twenty people in the design channel. My first day on the job was… Continue reading Farewell, Automattic