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

The Birchtree Newsletter, October 2022

Hello and welcome to autumn! Big old mess of a month for me, but lots of good things as well. My biggest personal news was that I got LASIK in the middle of the month and I'm so happy I did it. It's a strange experience, and I'll write about it soon if you're curious, but it's a dream to be able to see all the time without thinking about glasses or contacts. It may seem like a small thing to some, but it's something that's bothered me since I was 10 years old. It's strange to make a fundamental physical change to your body like this, but it's a good strange.

Birchtree Stuff

Fitness Wallpapers
I’ve been rocking the Nike watch faces over the weekend lately, and I wanted to make some iPhone wallpapers to match. There are 13 variants to match the colors available on the Nike watch faces in watchOS 9. They’re completely free, I’ve included a few to download below, and the
Ranking Every Apple Watch
On the verge of the 8th generation Apple Watch announcement, I thought it would be fun to rank all the previous models from best to worst. My criteria for this ordering is based on how good it would have been for an average person to buy a new Apple Watch

Good Videos

I loved Fleabag, but this video made me love it even more
Legit one of Peter's best videos
Casey is back in NTC and I'm so here for it
All the info you could ever need to get started with electric cars
Count me on the side that's excited for what A.I. art will enable people to do
I will never own a Hasselblad like this, but watching people use them will never get old for me

On Repeat

Sorry, not much in the way of music picks this month, but the new Sawayama album has a few bangers on it.

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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.