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Montréal’s airport has a computerized international entry system deployed for all passengers arriving, and one of t…
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From: United Airlines
Subject: Important information about your connecting flight
Body: Your connecting flight has…
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Inquired about having United put us up over at LAX for a direct flight to Montreal tomorrow morning, but because it…
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3 days ago
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Flight maaaaay not arrive until 1 minute after our connection departs (from a different terminal). So we could be s…
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Failed to factor in that we are flying out of Burbank. We got to the airport so early that we were the only ones at…
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RT : This is the cartoon that got fired after 25 years working at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Spread it aro…
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6 days ago
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I just saw the replay and noticed that the referee signals the review by drawing a square…
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6 days ago
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A side effect of being a digital nomad is the complication of rooting in the World Cup:

🇵🇪 I just spent 2 months…
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6 days ago
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Landed at LAX at 11:45pm, didn’t get home until 3am.

If I didn’t have to be productive later today, I would just s…
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8 days ago
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Missing the TV remote we had in Peru.
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8 days ago
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My favorite line from David Simon’s post:

“We stood in the cold on Park Avenue South a little while longer, then h…
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10 days ago
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Any time we’re considering new places to visit we consult ’s catalog of travels to get a handle not just o…
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14 days ago
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I used to think it was a convenient plot device to have returning to a childhood place open a floodgate of memories…
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18 days ago
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Boo… I committed a rookie travel mistake. TSA scan caught my 1/4 full water bottle. They wouldn’t let me dump it or…
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22 days ago
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I love Mexico City so much. But I’m starting to suspect Montezuma has a personal vendetta against me, after now the…
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4 weeks ago
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It is mildly annoying that two of the things on people’s bucket lists that I didn’t expect to ever do (African safa…
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6 weeks ago
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Today at the central San Pedro Market in Cusco I sat at a counter while a friendly young Peruvian woman made me a l…
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7 weeks ago
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It’s definitely treated as a steak in terms of preparation & plating. Maybe just a tad gamy & sweete…
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I’ve been in Cusco for 3 days and have eaten Alpaca every day.

It’s my new favorite meat.

Pictured below: Alpaca…
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7 weeks ago
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I’ve lived in Denver and Mexico City, but Cusco’s elevation effects are on another level. Headache and insomnia the…
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7 weeks ago
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I dreamt that was on a plane coming to Buenos Aires and awoke with the urgent need to make reservations at…
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8 weeks ago
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As Ryan Gosling feels about Avatar’s use of Papyrus, so do I feel about the deployment of all-caps Brush Script
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9 weeks ago
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I just purged nearly half the accounts I follow in an effort to cope with info overload.

I didn’t unfollow anyone…
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9 weeks ago
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“The Demise of the Nation State” (long read) applies a wider historical & geopolitical lens to the current rise of…
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10 weeks ago
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Different cities I’ve lived in around the world have had affinities for specific dog breeds. For reasons I do not u…
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10 weeks ago
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I just completed 2 weeks without coffee and I’d like to share with you guys the benefits I’ve experienced in my ene…
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march 2018
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Fighter jets buzzing the city at supersonic speeds, setting off car alarms and making it impossible to hear my wife…
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march 2018
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Chilean slang for a fancy or posh person is “paltón,” which means “someone who can afford to buy avocados.”

Roughl…
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march 2018
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When you hike up to see a glacier in the Andes…
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march 2018
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Found in Santiago, Chile
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february 2018
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Chile appears to have rules requiring food products to be labeled if they are: high in sugars, high in saturated fa…
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february 2018
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There is a street performer in the pedestrian street outside our building playing an out-of-tune violin. He’s on hi…
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february 2018
(429) https://twitter.com/i/web/status/964887927074541569
If you’re in Lima between mid-March and mid-May my wife & I (digital nomads for the past 7 years) would l…
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february 2018
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iOS 11’s “Share WiFi password” functionality is a small feature but so useful with all the different cafes my wife…
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february 2018
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“It isn’t possible that repression on such a grand scale could have been organized overnight unless a totalitarian…
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february 2018
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Every Sunday morning in Montevideo we are awakened early by the clang of metal poles on asphalt as market vendors s…
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january 2018
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As final tweets go, this one from a couple months ago is a doozy.

I was a Textpattern user, a TextDrive/Joyent cus…
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january 2018
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I’m not religious but I do love history and I found Reza Azlan’s “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth”…
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january 2018
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Update: power was back this morning 😅

The silver lining is that with the elevators out yesterday we got our exerc…
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january 2018
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6 hours later and still no power but we at least discovered the outage is isolated to less than our full city block…
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january 2018
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Montevideo, Uruguay. A lot of the locals are on vacation the first few weeks of January, so I can’…
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january 2018
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Montevideo in January is like Europe in August—all the locals close up shop and go on vacation, or at least focus o…
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january 2018
A framework for creating a predictable & harmonious spacing system for faster design-dev handoff
I recently worked on defining the spacing system for Practice Fusion’s EHR (Electronic Health Record) product, to ensure improved readability and consistency across all pages. I came up with 3 spacin…
Design  Development  HowTo 
january 2018
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In the mornings I watch wild parrots gathering nest materials in the park across the street. Occasionally they clus…
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january 2018
“The Lazy River” | The New Yorker
“We are on vacation, from life and from struggle both. We are ‘going with the flow.’”
ZadieSmith  ShortStories  Travel  Vacation  Spain 
january 2018
Flexbox and Grids, your layout’s best friends
Aerolab's blog focuses on actionable design and development guides, tips and strategies. Check it out!
CSS  Flexbox  Grid  Comparison  Layout  HowTo  Development 
january 2018
Want to learn CSS Grid? Here’s my free full-length course. Merry Christmas!
The last few weeks I’ve been digging my head into CSS Grid and created a full course on the subject. And the more I learn, the more I’m convinced that this is the future of creating website layouts…
CSS  Grid  Tutorials  HowTo  Development  Layout 
january 2018
4 Season AeroDri Wool Trousers F16 – Makers & Riders | Washable Wool | Soft-Shell / Technical Gear
Men's washable wool trousers for commuting by cycle or traveling thru time zones. Pants are light and breathable in the harshest conditions. Machine Wash
Pants  Clothes  Travel  DigitalNomads 
january 2018
The 2018 Gear Post - Tynan
I'm going to do something a little bit different with the gear post this year. Usually I go over every single item in a small amount of detail. This year has o
DigitalNomads  Travel  Gear  Lists  BestOf 
january 2018
What Do You Call a World That Can’t Learn From Itself?
“There is a myth of exceptionalism in America that prevents it from looking outward, and learning from the world.”
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december 2017
Beginner’s Guide to Lean UX — Assumptions, Hypotheses and MVP
Agile framework is rapidly becoming the backbone for the companies delivering new features in quick bursts. However, during the development cycles or sprints, most of the time is still consumed in…
LeanUX  UserExperience  MVP  HowTo  Process 
december 2017
30 days deep into Figma — Full review – Noteworthy — The Journal Blog
Design tools are plenteous nowadays. I still remember using Adobe Photoshop to create User Interfaces. I switched to Sketch almost 3 years ago, with no regrets and still enjoying it. But competition…
Figma  Reviews  Design  Tools  Examples 
december 2017
Questions UX designers should be asking – uxdesign.cc – UX Design Collective
The ability to ask meaningful questions is a fundamental yet often overlooked skill in the UX Designer’s toolkit. I’ve begun to notice a clear correlation between the number of questions a designer…
Design  UserExperience  Process  Questions  Advice 
december 2017
The 4 Stages of 0->1 Products – The Year of the Looking Glass – Medium
This was first published on my mailing list The Looking Glass. Every week, I answer a reader’s question. Q: In all my past roles, I’ve worked on products that were already mature, where my job was to…
Products  Advice  Process 
december 2017
GitHub - airbnb/Lona: A tool for defining design systems and using them to generate cross-platform UI code, Sketch files, images, and other artifacts.
Lona - A tool for defining design systems and using them to generate cross-platform UI code, Sketch files, images, and other artifacts.
Tools  AirBnB  DesignSystems  Interesting  Design  Useful  to_revisit 
december 2017
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Continuing a series I started last time I watched TV in South America…

Knocked Up = Ligeramente Embarazada (Slight…
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december 2017
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RT : Obamacare was a success. They lied and said it wasn’t and want to destroy it.
Environmental regulations are a succe…
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december 2017
Google Maps’s Moat
How far ahead of Apple Maps is Google Maps?
Maps  Google  Apple  Analysis  Interesting  Visualization 
december 2017
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So the UN took a look at extreme poverty and human rights in the USA. Fantastic write-up of some pretty abysmal fin…
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december 2017
Alquiler Temporal de Departamentos en Miraflores | Urbania.pe
Alquiler Temporal de los Departamentos que buscas en Miraflores con Urbania, el portal inmobiliario del Perú
Apartments  Travel  Lima  Peru  DigitalNomads 
december 2017
Twitter
When I hear that moviegoers are polarized by , I think about this Kathy Sierra graphic
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december 2017
How Human Memory Works: Insights for UX Designers. – design4users
The article giving insights into the ways human memory works and considering the factors of its influence on UX design solutions for websites and mobile apps.
Design  Memory  UserExperience  Examples 
december 2017
The language of programming
Coding as a non-English speaker, or what Excel, Illustrator, and functional programming can teach us about names.
Programming  Code  Language  Interesting 
december 2017
Nobody is above the Law—Mueller Firing Rapid Response | MoveOn.org
RT : Here’s a plan for when Mueller gets fired. We should all be prepared for this constitutional crisis:
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december 2017
Twitter
The benefit of being an American in Argentina or Uruguay is that you can walk into any but the most touristy restau…
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december 2017
Designing Card-Based User Interfaces — Smashing Magazine
Web and mobile apps are moving away from pages towards completely personalized experiences. These new experiences are built on an aggregation of many individual pieces of content. The way this content is now being presented is in the form of cards. The card-based interaction model is spreading pretty widely, and you can see digital cards almost everywhere — from news sites to food delivery apps.
In this article, I'll explain what cards mean to UI designers, and I'll review three popular card-based services. If you're interested in prototyping your own card-based user interface, you can download and test Adobe's _Experience Design CC_ for free and get started right away.
UserInterface  Examples  Cards  Design 
december 2017
How Stripe Designs Beautiful Websites - Lee Robinson
Examining the tips and tricks used to make Stripe's website design a notch above the rest.
Stripe  Design  Examples  WebSites 
december 2017
Twitter
Do you remember when you joined Twitter? I do! It was way better back then!
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december 2017
The best ‘design‘ books that aren’t explicitly about design.
I asked a whole bunch of designers what books that weren’t specifically about digital or graphic design inspired them. And, wow I got a ton of great responses. The classic book about city planning in…
Books  Lists  Design  BestOf  Recommendations 
december 2017
Twitter
More than 6 years later, today I visited my old wine shop and you should have seen proprietor Alejandro’s face ligh…
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december 2017
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For me it has been a combination of: podcasts, Duolingo, personal tutor, intercambios & just living day…
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december 2017
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Sí, más o menos. But “rioplatense” (Argentine and Uruguayan) Spanish is a somewhat distinct version. (“…
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december 2017
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When I lived in Buenos Aires in 2011 it was difficult to find coffee beans that weren’t “torrado” (roasted in sugar…
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december 2017
iPhone X Camera Review - A Week in Italy — Nanda Kusumadi
I was lucky enough to be able to get my iPhone X before my vacation in
Italy last November and was very excited to take it with me given what I’ve
heard about the newer camera modules in the iPhone 8 Plus. Could this be
the best pocket camera ever?
iPhoneX  Photography  Advice  HowTo  Cameras 
december 2017
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