March 20, 2019: The new AirPods are an unremarkable update from the description.
March 20, 2019: First reaction to new iPads is to follow through with my iPad mini threat and get one ASAP (64Gb with cellular).
March 17, 2019: 1600
March 16, 2019: And just like that, I know I’m probably getting a new coffee toy next month from the looks of the upcoming Aeropress Go.
March 16, 2019: The Delter Coffee looks a more complicated AeroPress.
March 15, 2019: Sad that Waffle.
March 14, 2019: 2019-03-14T18:15:51-06:00
March 14, 2019: WWDC Monkey
March 13, 2019: As a dad, David Nanian’s eulogy to his, is something to strive for:
March 13, 2019: Spotify’s complaint against Apple in the EU does sound a lot like Apple.
March 12, 2019: Migrating microblog from micro.
March 9, 2019: Family and friends in Venezuela without power for close to 50 hours.
March 7, 2019: I was also surprised by Shawn Blanc’s switch to an unhipster drip machine.
March 6, 2019: Visited my favorite Costa Rican coffee toaster today.
March 6, 2019: Everyone’s a critic, but I think the never released Pebble Time 2 still looks better than the new Versa Lite.
February 25, 2019: Watching The Umbrella Academy yesterday and a David Gray song came up.
February 21, 2019: Can’t wait to add The Wandering Earth to my Netflix list.
February 20, 2019: I always develop an interest in projectile physics and spatial awareness when the kids get the stomach flu.
February 18, 2019: Since December I’ve been working very hard on measuring developer output, software CapEx, and organization level indicators.
February 16, 2019: Domain names are like battery packs, make it cheap enough and I can always self-justify one.
February 15, 2019: Ordering coffee at 130 degrees in Starbucks is the hipster idiom that I’m least ashamed to say out lout.
February 14, 2019: I have welcomed emojis into my heart and keyboard.
February 14, 2019: I’m back on my quarterly install of Google’s Gboard keyboard.
February 14, 2019: Ran across Jacoby Young’s Less, More, and None life priority list again.
February 11, 2019: In 2003 I visited my first Apple Store, in Cambridge, MA.
February 11, 2019: A few seconds before this photo, Bettina grabbed my face, turned it on the side, and planted a big kiss on my cheek.
February 10, 2019: Yesterday we celebrated Ana’s birthday.
February 8, 2019: This week Robie decided we had to wear (clean) masks for the bedtime story… and last night Bettina joined our book club.
February 7, 2019: Dave Winer:
February 4, 2019: Tracking Expenses (Part 1)
February 2, 2019: Just getting started, but Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke has me glued to the first chapter.
January 31, 2019: Mario Kart for iPhone delay could also be related to the rumored game subscription service Apple is working on.
January 30, 2019: From an IT perspective ChromeOS devices are a dream come true.
January 26, 2019: What a week.
January 17, 2019: After 11 years of use (10 of them paid), I’m taking a break from Dropbox.
January 15, 2019: If the rumored iPad mini is the insides of a 2018 iPad 9.
January 15, 2019: Learning about habit stacking has been a surprisingly powerful tool.
January 13, 2019: Enjoyed First Man 📺.
January 11, 2019: Hmmm, our next generation anti-virus at work might be getting a bit overzealous.
January 7, 2019: I don’t remember any of my Norwegian friends so militant about the matpakke lunch, but it was a fascinating cultural thing.
December 31, 2018: Absolutely best way to finish the year.
December 30, 2018: post
December 30, 2018: The fact there’s no XR leather case from Apple leaves little doubt that the iPhone XR is the cheap version of the XS — which was the opposite of why I told my Dad to get the XR as we entered the store.
December 21, 2018: Vacation mode dock enabled.
December 20, 2018: The new Men In Black trailer looks very fun.
December 18, 2018: Must remember that a tall Starbuck’s flat white has two shots of espresso (ristretto actually).
December 16, 2018: When becoming a sofa is the highlight of a fun weekend.
December 11, 2018: Robie turned 3 today, and of course Ana organized an amazing birthday party.
December 6, 2018: With T-Mobile, seems all major US carriers will support eSIM by years end.
December 6, 2018: Of course Mozilla has to say that giving up on EdgeHTML is bad, but they are still right.
December 6, 2018: Microsoft confirms Edge is moving to Chromium sometime next year.
December 5, 2018: The Verge’s Better Worlds: a science fiction project about hope sounds — and looks — like a breath of fresh air.
December 4, 2018: Land Rover Defender Spied Flaunting Its New Body In The U.
December 3, 2018: A tip for all Uber drivers: play your local jazz radio station at a reasonable low volume, and the whole experience is instantly upgraded.
November 30, 2018: I’d rather buy the digital download version of Firefly (again) than watch it free on Facebook.
November 29, 2018: Zcash (ZEC) is launching on Coinbase Pro.
November 28, 2018: Had lunch with my yellow princess.
October 28, 2018: On Sundays we go out.
October 20, 2018: After lunch cappuccino with the Prismo AeroPress thingy.
October 14, 2018: We Went Painting
October 14, 2018: We made a killer entrecôte today.
September 29, 2018: Another gift coffee.
September 28, 2018: Forgot to post this in the morning: trying a new Salvadorian medium roast I got as a gift.
September 26, 2018: El más feliz de los 37 cumpleaños.
September 26, 2018: post
September 24, 2018: Cleaning up my 4 year old account on Ana’s MacBook Pro.
September 23, 2018: How things change, I had completely forgotten macOS Mojave come out tomorrow.
September 23, 2018: Not the first time Seth Godin inspires me, but looking as his short posts, I’m going to challenge myself to publish at least 50 words daily for the rest of the year.
September 22, 2018: My iPhone XS arrived!!!
September 8, 2018: Really excited to start listening to Creative Selection by Ken Kocienda.
August 19, 2018: For the Love of Spock is a solid documentary.
August 12, 2018: Sous vide cold brew experiment this morning with my favorite barista helper.
August 4, 2018: Picked up some freshly roasted coffee to try later today.
June 30, 2018: Me maneja.
June 17, 2018: Todos los días pienso en lo bueno que es el antiguo “Roberto padre” para tratar de hacer el nuevo “Roberto hijo” tan feliz como yo.
June 17, 2018: Happiest Father’s Day with this troupe of cousins.
May 13, 2018: We heart you @anitamarcela.
April 14, 2018: What’s my name again?
April 13, 2018: My dad’s steak adobo recipe:
April 11, 2018: Cataratas La Paz
April 11, 2018: I’m still bullish on Soylent because of its minimalist concept: if you’re not going to have a great meal, just drink 400kcal of something cheap (and not unhealthy) and move on.
April 11, 2018: Two Roberto’s, one map.
April 8, 2018: Current cold brew coffee recipe:
April 5, 2018: Thought I was ser for life with my Goruck GR1 backpack and my Waterfield Bolt Briefcase… but they had to come up with a Bolt Backpack.
April 1, 2018: Fun end of weekend con Aba.
March 30, 2018: Surprised I didn’t know about the Marta File Manager for macOS before.
March 28, 2018: Browsery, Barnes & Noble’s answer to Goodreads seems very interesting.
March 28, 2018: 1Password 7 Beta for Macis out.
March 28, 2018: Saw Annihilation tonight.
March 27, 2018: No smart connector on new base iPad.
March 26, 2018: Costa Rica has pushed me to be an accidental coffee snob.
March 25, 2018: Suddenly feel less bad about taking 3 months to finish Oathbringer 📚.
March 25, 2018: Multi-media.
March 23, 2018: Owner of at least two Roberto Mateu’s hearts.
March 21, 2018: First time in the big boy seat
March 19, 2018: Would love a comparison between Studio Neat’s upcoming Mark One and Baron Fig’s Squire.
March 18, 2018: I have to agree out of principle… and justifying my eternal ToDo throughout my life 🔗 Why Rotating Task Managers Regularly Can Make You More Productive
March 17, 2018: Cena Peruana Tempranera
March 17, 2018: Going to give Jellies a try.
March 14, 2018: Jason Fried makes the case (unknowingly?
March 14, 2018: However, from the HNews thread on digg reader, Winds 2.
March 14, 2018: Sad that digg reader is shutting down.
March 13, 2018: For DRM-free audiobooks, Bound is my favorite iOS app.
March 12, 2018: A good bad day at work.
March 10, 2018: We saw Wonder today.
March 10, 2018: Saturday trip stop.
March 9, 2018: Wish TunnelBear team the best in joining McAfee.
March 9, 2018: Been enjoying the Scribd service, and will probably finish Sapiens before it’s not available anymore — but it kinda puts a dent in the whole point of unlimited.
March 8, 2018: I present both the most complex engineering project I’ve embarked upon and the longest instructions deciphering my brain has ever attempted.
March 8, 2018: YouTube TV doesn’t let me cancel from Safari… which would be fine, if it hadn’t let me subscribe from Safari.
March 7, 2018: Bettina’s First Beach Day
March 6, 2018: Josh Comeau’s webpage, Let’s Learn About Waveforms, deserves many awards.
March 6, 2018: Excited about Legion Season 2.
March 6, 2018: Wesley Moore: A Year Away From Mac OS
March 6, 2018: If I didn’t check the site already a few times a day, the new Techmeme Ride Home podcast would be a must-hear.
March 6, 2018: The Angle is a nice looking straight razor.
March 6, 2018: Had to rollback a release in production.
March 4, 2018: Beach day.
March 4, 2018: The Death of Stalin wasn’t sitcom funny, it was actually painfully entertaining.
March 3, 2018: This iPad appears broken.
March 1, 2018: RAMS, about legendary German designer Dieter Rams — by Gary Hustwit (Helvetica, Objectified, Urbanized), with original music by Brian Eno.
February 27, 2018: Enjoyed MacSparky’s Blogging Workflow:
February 26, 2018: Google and HTTP:
February 26, 2018: Today’s morning pomodoros soundtrack 🎵 is Stillness by Heron.
February 25, 2018: I don’t regret pushing my company to Slack last year.
February 24, 2018: Great Vox video on app addictiveness.
February 23, 2018: […] Assistant will be able to understand you in multiple languages fluently.
February 22, 2018: Apple TV hard reset was mostly painless.
February 22, 2018: Well, movie night got off to a fun start.
February 21, 2018: Finally a lower priced Nest Aware plan ($5 a month, 3$ additional camera).
February 21, 2018: Why It’s so Hard to Actually Work in Shared Offices
February 20, 2018: Enjoyed this scientifically anecdotal comparison of Apple Maps vs.
February 20, 2018: Here’s hoping that changing the iBooks name to Books, is mostly related to an upcoming laptopesque iOS device with a keyboard.
February 18, 2018: Con mi otra consentida.
February 16, 2018: This Community mini reunion was very enjoyable..
February 9, 2018: En la aventura actual no tenemos selfies sin enanos sonrientes, juguetes desordenados y ojeras sin fiestas.
February 8, 2018: Scribd’s new unlimited* books and audiobooks subscription is very compelling.
February 8, 2018: The idea of text to speech is always compelling, but I haven’t been able to use it consistently.
February 7, 2018: By the by, I’m loving my 4 WyzeCam’s.
February 7, 2018: Every time I read a company is rejoining its parent, I hear the same sharpening of the knife used when Newton Inc was brought back to Apple.
February 6, 2018: Simple Print is an web article cleanup and PDF that almost makes wanna print all articles.
February 3, 2018: Blade Runner 2049.
January 25, 2018: PencilSnap for Apple Pencil
January 25, 2018: Walmart and Rakuten take on Amazon with Kobo e-reader alliance
January 23, 2018: 🔗 20 Things I Learned From Becoming Warren Buffett
January 20, 2018: If you’d ever cleaned a car seat or stroller, you could never support space travel for children.
January 15, 2018: Saw Atomic Blonde last night.
January 9, 2018: Microsoft says security fixes will noticeably slow older PCs
January 9, 2018: Giving Alfred a try again.
January 8, 2018: Macdrifter carefully explains how blogs are dead or dying, and he’s also not into newsletters.
January 3, 2018: Intel’s KPTI flaw is really bad, but be ready to extreme simplifications.
January 3, 2018: Brent Simmons is going to post more on micro.
January 2, 2018: “wake up early” is an eternal failed resolution my life.
December 30, 2017: Interesting HN comments on Wired’s Kindle piece.
December 26, 2017: Finally saw The Last Jedi.
December 22, 2017: Found my AirPods.
December 21, 2017: Excellent point:
December 20, 2017: Not doing so great on the non-fiction reading these past few months.
December 12, 2017: Giving the default macOS Spotlight a try for a few days.
December 7, 2017: Also, when“reputable” futures markets appear, the speculation will work both ways.
December 7, 2017: Without a doubt cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are the future.
November 30, 2017: Gemini PDA: 20 Years On, Meet The All New Psion Series 5
November 27, 2017: Head to head testing between Nest and Wyze cam starts now.
November 22, 2017: RememBear looks like a solid password manager from the TunnelBear people.
November 14, 2017: The best laptop ever made
November 13, 2017: Winter is coming.
November 12, 2017: Saw Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.
November 9, 2017: Polyfact > The best way to browse Reddit’s /r/todayilearned/
November 9, 2017: I’ve switched my writing (as if) to Ulysses, but IA Writter 5 is a very clean update.
November 9, 2017: Exile’s Kiss You All Over is one my favorite new discoveries of the Red Oaks soundtrack.
November 8, 2017: This open letter to Apple regarding foreign taxes is the perfect example of why Scott Galloway says that Europe is going to be the downfall of the four tech giants.
November 8, 2017: CrossOver for ChromeOS (via android) is a very intriguing idea.
November 7, 2017: Excited for Firefox 57 on the desktop and Firefox 10.
November 7, 2017: Been trying to send money to Costa Rica for almost a week… so I welcome our upcoming Apple Pay for iMessage overlords.
November 7, 2017: Today while playing Robie told me Papi, cell aquí and pointed to the floor so I’d put the iPhone down.
November 7, 2017: Taking a break from Sci-Fi, started The Nix by Nathan Hill last night.
November 6, 2017: Some app updates make me hungry.
November 4, 2017: Giving up on New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson.
November 4, 2017: The building blocks of Saturday.
November 3, 2017: No iPhone X for me.
November 3, 2017: Embracing Friday.
November 2, 2017: How to access and edit your notes from Control Center in iOS 11
November 2, 2017: Finished Red Oaks last night.
November 2, 2017: Read-It-Never: Instapaper and therapeutic self-delusion carefultech.
November 2, 2017: Reddit’s favorite learning books, from 3.
September 12, 2017: Derretido.
August 22, 2017: First day of class.
August 21, 2017: Palm #eclipse2017 Shadows
July 14, 2017: Flying from SJO to Miami.
July 13, 2017: Finally playing with the micro.
June 18, 2017: Cook by numbers with Father’s Day gifts.
May 13, 2017: Mañana de monos, mapaches y pisotes.
May 7, 2017: This is Ground Control to Roberto Andrés…
April 25, 2017: Posted my quick notes for the books I read over winter.
April 25, 2017: My first tweet had a misspelling, so my first mic should maybe do too?
March 24, 2017: Guys night-in.
March 12, 2017: The end of the rainbow is… a parking in Brickell.
February 19, 2017: What’s up, doc?
February 11, 2017: Sometimes when he’s really bored, I get a charity kiss.