July 16, 2015

Calvin Harris Song

I spent the better part of the summer on the road. It’s a lifestyle I’ve always admired, and in three short months I managed to put more than fifteen thousand miles on my car exploring the Western half of the United States and burning through a tidy amount of cash, besides. I also had the opportunity to experiment […]

April 25, 2014


It’s called Lolita because that’s the song I was listening to at the time, and it’s also my favorite book. Don’t make it weird. This application is designed to pull interesting stats from your writing.  It requires Quip. I am very fond of @Quip, which released their API while I was at @RailsConf Chicago.  If you don’t […]

Logo for the fictitious tech startup, And Beyond.
April 1, 2014

Designing a Fictional Company

One of the plot devices in my current novel, @gypsy, is a startup company called And Beyond, Inc., which releases the fictitious software, Infinity.  The gist of the software is that it turns your smart phone into a social network, circumventing websites like Facebook, and expanding the possibilities of big data within the context of the […]

February 27, 2014

LVK9, Redesign

Las Vegas K9 Training, informally referred to as @lvk9 is the dog training company that I started when I was fourteen, and formally incorporated in 2011.  Since inception, the company has struggled with its visual identity.  There are so many niches and specialties out there, I didn’t know which one I wanted the company to stand […]

February 26, 2014


Barley is an iOS application for better managing your Equestrian facility.  The application allows horse owners to create profiles for their horses and connect those profiles to the facilities they use and love.  Facility owners and industry professionals, such as Barn Managers, Veterinarians, Farriers and Show Stewards can then communicate with horse owners by sending […]

March 27, 2013

The Last Time

I woke up twenty minutes before the train left and ran across Grant – er, Millenium – Park, and then I bought the wrong train ticket. The machine dispensed change for my twenty dollar bill in the modern equivalent of gold doubloons. When the correct train arrived I had to pay for a new ticket, […]