Birchtree
By Matt Birchler
I've been writing here since 2010! Back when personal blogs were all the rage. Kids, ask your parents.

Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love.

Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love. You can also check out my side projects, Quick Reviews and Quick BIN Lookup.

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Overreach and Second-Order Effects

One Reason Obsidian is So Amazing

A Bit Too Much Liberty, Apparently

Everyone Uses Google Analytics Because Everything Else is Effing Expensive

I Gotta Golf in London

I Gotta Golf in London

Literally Everything New in iOS 16

My Tiniest Beef with Mail

My Tiniest Beef with Mail

Private Access Tokens (and how reCAPTCHA 2 and 3 are different)

The Current "Longest Strawman Argument Article" of 2022 is…

Glassdoor Alert: Employer Legal Action

Glassdoor Alert: Employer Legal Action

For the First Time in 15 Years, the Most Exciting New Apps I Use are Web-First

Essential Inconvenience

watchOS 9 is a Sleeper Hit

The Rise, Fall, and Rise of 1,000 True Fans

This Used to be More Fun Before Things Got…Complicated

Lightroom Does Video

Be Wary When Users go Up and Profits Go Down

Pixar Upsets Few Folks

My Hopes for Stage Manager

Getting "Sherlocked" Doesn't Always Equal Doom

The M2 MacBook Air Doesn't Tempt Me (thank god)

Stage Manager Is Only for M1 iPads, and No, It’s Not Because Apple Hates You (yes, you!)

Ejecting Disks on macOS is Stupid

Ejecting Disks on macOS is Stupid

One Day of Peace

iOS Customization Ain’t Done Yet

RSS Would Be More Popular Than Facebook if Google Reader Was Still Around…Right?

Things Might Look Wrong for Bit…

The No Apple News Newsletter #114

A Few iOS 16 Wallpaper Tweaks

A Few iOS 16 Wallpaper Tweaks

This is an iPad

This is an iPad

What I’ve Witnessed is Disgusting

Who Broke Gas Prices? (Newsletter #113)

Just Buy a Mac

Ads in Apple Music?

Everyone Thinks They’re Okay, but Everyone Else is Messed Up

Money + Opportunity

A Passwordless Future Needs Portability

The iPad’s Biggest Limitation

Everything’s More Ironic in Texas

We're All Walking Live Chats

We've Tried Doing Nothing, and That Hasn't Seemed to Work

Ranking Every Default iOS Wallpaper

Birchler’s Hierarchy of Apps

Birchler’s Hierarchy of Apps

Podcasts I've Never Missed

How Web3 Folks See Video Games (it’s not what you expect)

Nobody Wants to Go There

Round and Around We Go

The Perfect Currency for a Fraud-Free World

Sometimes There Aren't Words

The Dark Side of Celebrity Fandom

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