Colin Devroe

Reverse Engineer. Blogger.

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Shopping for fishing gear. 🎣

Next project (referenced here) is nearly ready for beta testers. Need more 10 super active users to help provide quality and constructive feedback. Send me an email if you’d like to be on the list.

I’ve been giving Brave a try. I converted some Bitcoin into BAT (Brave’s Attention Token) so that I can “tip” various sites. Interesting model though I can see why the ad replacement technique is controversial (if not downright criminal?). Looking forward to seeing where this evolves.

I wonder how much collective design and development time the industry has lost to implementing Dark Mode. It seems like every platform, every app has spent a fair amount of time on this. What was lost as a result?

I’m not against Dark Mode. I’m just wondering what other features, speed improvements, accessibility improvements, battery saving improvements did we go without for Dark Mode-ing all the things?

Podcasting is the new blogging. Large, well funded companies will try to lock it down and silo it. Will it happen again? Is Spotify the Facebook/Twitter of Podcasting? Time will tell.

I’m experiencing a bit of a reading log jam and I’m having mixed feelings about it. Zero books completed in January. I’m in the middle of Orwell’s 1984 and can’t seem to pick the book back up. I’m spending far more time photo editing, YouTube, Twitter, reading blogs, writing, and working on a side project.

There are several single posts in my blog’s archive that get well over 1,000 hits per month. I wish all of these people became subscribers or said just hello.

In case you missed it yesterday, here is my new 2019 interview with Manton Reece. You can also read last year’s interview as well.

Teams are sleeping on the Sixers.

If I were to make a thing would you like to sign up for a thing? I need beta testers. If you’d like to help send an email to colin [at]