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The Swiss Wine Vacation We All Need to Take - Condé Nast Traveler
French and Italian wine get all the love—but what of a Swiss pinot noir? A guide to trying wine in one of Europe's most underrated regions.
Wine  Switzerland  Travel 
6 days ago
MODALZ MODALZ MODALZ
All the reasons you don't need a modal — and what to use instead.
Modals  UserInterface  Design  BestPractices  Recommendations 
8 days ago
Twitter
Happy 8th anniversary to my beautiful wife. In lieu of the traditional bronze or pottery, my gift to her was a pers…
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8 days ago
Twitter
I lost my 514-day streak because the exercises I did over a 2G connection from a remote Greek island appa…
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8 days ago
Twitter
It is remarkable how on a slow 2G connection I can scrolll through dozens of blurred, not-yet-loaded photos in my I…
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10 days ago
I Understand Google Better than Google – Elephate – Medium
Every single day I work with international businesses who are struggling to maintain their brand within the labyrinth of Google’s guidelines. And since Google is the one establishing all the rules…
SEO  Google  Travel  Mistakes  Advice 
13 days ago
Bad Practices on Birthdate Form Fields
Asking users for their birthdate on a form is complicated. Birthdates have formats that vary depending on the country and they consist of three separate data
UserExperience  Recommendations  Forms  HowTo  Examples  Design 
13 days ago
Twitter
I had the same 3 weeks ago!

I had a *professional* soccer injury!
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15 days ago
iPhone XS: Why It’s A Whole New Camera – Halide
Last week we detailed the camera hardware changes of the iPhone XS vs. the iPhone X, and I wondered why Apple’s keynote focused on changes in camera software rather than the new hardware. After…
photography  iphone  iPhoneXS  Reviews 
15 days ago
Designing with real data – Dropbox Design – Medium
Earlier in 2018, I wrote about desktop prototyping and how setting plays an important role in designing for desktop interfaces. But the desktop kit lacked one crucial component — real data. With the…
design  framerjs  examples  dropbox  data 
18 days ago
How Russia Helped Swing the Election for Trump | The New Yorker
Jane Mayer on a meticulous analysis of online activity during the 2016 campaign that makes a powerful case that targeted cyberattacks by hackers and trolls were decisive.
politics  usa  donaldtrump  hillaryclinton  election  2016 
19 days ago
Twitter
We're leaving Montréal today and it’s one of those rare occasions when I feel like I’m going to miss a place more t…
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19 days ago
How Catchy Interface Illustrations Can Enhance UI Design
Images play the big role in making user interfaces clear and attractive. Check the brief review and practical examples showing how interface illustrations can enhance the usability of a web or mobile UI.
illustrations  ui  design  userexperience  examples 
20 days ago
Twitter
Mnemonic of the day: the bus to Montréal’s airport is number 747
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22 days ago
Twitter
If I’m even quieter than usual here, it’s because iOS 12 has put me in Twitter timeout every day since I installed…
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28 days ago
Cisco Brewers
Nantucket-based brewery recommended by Keely
Brewery  Beer 
29 days ago
Twitter
When the design team loses the argument with the Department of Redundancy Department.

Or maybe people who work the…
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4 weeks ago
Twitter
I listened to Sigur Ros’s “Ágætis Byrjun” this morning, which I had on heavy rotation in the month after September…
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5 weeks ago
Twitter
We had a very nice Pakistani Uber driver yesterday who talked about plans he & a friend have to drive from Montréal…
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5 weeks ago
Twitter
Yep, gas leak in our hood.

That’s as good an excuse as any to try a new brunch place this morning.
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5 weeks ago
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Power was shut off this morning and it looks like 5 fire engines on our street. The firefighters have masks and tan…
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5 weeks ago
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Hartling scores!

My first goal of the season—a one-touch shot off a lovely cross that I curled through the defense…
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6 weeks ago
Twitter
When I used to work at the LA Times and the LA Times was in downtown LA we used to do at The Edison and…
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6 weeks ago
Twitter
NYT’s “How much hotter is your hometown than when you were born?” visualization didn’t really have its intended imp…
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6 weeks ago
Twitter
Update: 6 hours later and still without power we had to go out to eat somewhere that we could plug in our phones. A…
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7 weeks ago
Twitter
The fastest way to determine if the power has gone out for your entire neighborhood (as opposed to one of your brea…
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7 weeks ago
Twitter
I’m on a boat. On a lake. In Ontario. Listening to a Tragically Hip cover band. Playing on an island.

I might be C…
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8 weeks ago
Twitter
Soccer update: new season started last night & as a defender I made my first attacking foray, making a run to succe…
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10 weeks ago
Twitter
So… my simplistic, layperson’s understanding is that the climate change models don’t have the oceans rising fast en…
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10 weeks ago
Twitter
Our Osheaga (Montréal’s music festival) itinerary today: Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Chromeo, St Vincent, Portugal The…
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10 weeks ago
Twitter
Walking on Rue Clark in Montréal and a woman in an upstairs apartment is strumming & singing a pretty good renditio…
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12 weeks ago
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When I played fútbol in Buenos Aires I had a much better command of Spanish than I currently have of French playing…
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12 weeks ago
Twitter
The Hunt for Red October, keep Sean Connery
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july 2018
Twitter
In a frantic rush to find a place to watch the World Cup final, we entered our 5th option, Bar Sportivo in Little I…
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july 2018
Twitter
Just a reminder that the entire country of Uruguay has roughly 1/4 of the population of the greater Paris metropoli…
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july 2018
Twitter
Having lived in Uruguay earlier this year, I’m just impressed the Uruguayan players can spend 45 minutes without th…
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july 2018
Twitter
RT : Football schools now do the Neymar.
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july 2018
Twitter
I hope they don’t apply similar “optimizations” to French and Italian, the 2 other languages for which I use Duolin…
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july 2018
Twitter
Duolingo apparently also decided I needed to do some remedial lessons, like translating “por favor”, “aquí” and “¿D…
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july 2018
Twitter
In my morning routine greeted me with a message that they had “updated [my] skill tree” (whatever that is…
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july 2018
Twitter
So this is why everyone on our street is packing and moving. We thought there were just a lot of students in our ne…
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june 2018
Twitter
We’re the only Argentina supporters at this Montréal café (bien sûr).

It’s like watching the last finals in Berli…
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june 2018
Twitter
TIL that in Québec the word “dépanneur” is used to mean “convenience store”.

Google Translate says it means “troub…
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june 2018
Twitter
Our two Uber drivers in Montréal today were both immigrants, which in this town means there’s a good chance English…
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june 2018
Twitter
We popped into a little shop in our Montréal neighborhood and they carried Inka Cola and other South American produ…
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june 2018
Twitter
I forgot to mention that I found a street in Lima dedicated to him!
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june 2018
Twitter
Montréal’s airport has a computerized international entry system deployed for all passengers arriving, and one of t…
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june 2018
Twitter
From: United Airlines
Subject: Important information about your connecting flight
Body: Your connecting flight has…
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june 2018
Twitter
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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june 2018
Twitter
Flight maaaaay not arrive until 1 minute after our connection departs (from a different terminal). So we could be s…
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june 2018
Twitter
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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june 2018
Twitter
RT : This is the cartoon that got fired after 25 years working at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Spread it aro…
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june 2018
Twitter
I just saw the replay and noticed that the referee signals the review by drawing a square…
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june 2018
Twitter
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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june 2018
Twitter
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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june 2018
Twitter
Missing the TV remote we had in Peru.
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june 2018
Twitter
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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june 2018
Twitter
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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june 2018
Twitter
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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june 2018
Twitter
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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june 2018
Twitter
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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may 2018
Twitter
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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may 2018
Twitter
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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may 2018
Twitter
It’s definitely treated as a steak in terms of preparation & plating. Maybe just a tad gamy & sweete…
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may 2018
Twitter
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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may 2018
Twitter
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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april 2018
Twitter
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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april 2018
Twitter
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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april 2018
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