Around the end of every year I always start thinking about goals and reflecting on the past. I suppose that’s […]

The Magical Number Seven

It seems that almost every time I’m involved in designing a new user interface for an app or website, I […]

Twenty Hour Work Week

I’m often out working in the yard, riding the bike, swimming, or playing tennis midday mid-week and folks are always […]

Peoples Pants

I just set up another server for a side project: Peoples Pants1. The pants thing has been a little idea […]

Data Mining Our Viewing Habits

I’ve often thought and talked about this over the years and my better half and I were talking about it […]

The Selfish Ledger

A Google “thought-experiment from a design team” looks like an entirely probable solution of how user data is going to evolve online.

Keeping Machines Clean

Every year about this time, likely albeit unknowing in an effort to stave off doing taxes, I always seem to find myself doing a routine computer cleaning.

Faux Travel

Every now and again I find myself researching various travel options on a planned trip that never happens. Sometimes I put a lot of work into it, so I recently decided that when this happens, I’d start saving the details for later.

Satisfied With Life

This survey question from 23 And Me gave me a moment to pause and be appreciative.

Lemon Tree

I just noticed that the Sorrento citrus limon tree I’ve taken care is finally putting out fruit.

It’s Electric

We got a new car a couple weeks ago. It’s an electric BMW i3 and we nicknamed it ‘toasty’.

Today I Learned

I’m often searching online documentation for answers to commands, configurations, and error messages. The problem is that I’ve found myself repeating those searches because of the breadth and depth of the amount of functions and libraries involved in development. My wife suggested I call it TIHIDI (this is how I did it).

The Simpsons

I shot this video of the rain yesterday morning because I had a tablet in my hand playing The Simpsons: Tapped Out. I’ve also been meaning to write something about The Simpsons for a long time, so here it is:

Make America Great Again

I had my dad and some friends believing me for a couple weeks on a bluff I had going on where I said that I bet $50,000 with 3/7 odd in Vegas on Trump.


The video above is a bit from Charlie Rose interviewing Louis C.K.. I really enjoyed watching the entire conversation and this little clip really resonated with me because of his attitude towards politics.


Sometime ago when I was a teen I remember riding in the boat late one evening while camping on an island with friends and toasting the start of my own secret society. We called it the ‘No Bullshit Club’.


I built a couple little projects for streaming audio recently. My radio page (radio.davidawindham.com) is powered by Node.js, Express, Socket.io, WebRTC, and Redis.

Non-Linear Publishing

Linear thinking and publishing seems to not only persist, but have a strangle hold in the information age. The timeline […]

Collaboration vs. Competition

I think people are too competitive and not collaborative enough. Sometimes, after I’ve repetitively thought about it numerous times, I […]

Facebook Weirdness

It’s been almost three years now since I’ve used Facebook. Oh, I’ve logged in to get developer keys tune up […]

Anthropomorphizing Machines

I’m not exactly sure why I do it, but I’ve acquired the peculiar habit of naming things over the years. […]

Listing Lists

I am pretty obsessed with lists. Not in an obsessive kinda way, but in a really practical sorta use case […]


Social Programming

While the supposed grand ole days of helpful and responsive use net forums went by before i even opened a […]


I took the afternoon off this afternoon as i was a bit worn out hunching over a bunch of sites, […]

Benchmarking Beta

(this site over the last 30 days) Google Analytics released a beta version of something they call benchmarking… it’s good. […]

Turbo Tax

I think i can endorse it…i’m certainly not an accountant or tax expert, but i like knowing exactly how it […]