Archive for the 'Nostalgia' Category

Diamond Anniversary

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Only after reflecting on the ten-years-old support for Blogger in MarsEdit, did I realize I had missed yet another important milestone in Red Sweater history: February 22 marked the ten year anniversary of my acquisition of MarsEdit: You read that right, no need to run for another cup of coffee. MarsEdit, the kick-ass, intuitive web-publishing […]

Steve Jobs

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

I was hired at Apple on May 13, 1996. I was twenty years old, and had been using a Mac for approximately two years, during which time I had been contracting for Apple on and off as a QA engineer, while I finished my B.A. at UC Santa Cruz. Gil Amelio was the CEO. I […]

Must Be Nice

Friday, February 25th, 2011

I just read a piece by Mike Monteiro of Mule Design, mostly about choosing clients who you can stand behind, but hinging on an anecdote about interviewing a prospective employee: I asked him if he agreed with how they made their money. He replied in the negative — he’d just done the design. I told […]

Blast From The Past

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Following the cues of friends Shawn Blanc, Marco Arment, and Neven Mrgan, among others, I’m digging in to the Red Sweater Blog archives to find some older posts that I think are worth reading, if you missed them the first time around. I love the idea of highlighting things that others have written, but since […]