Grading My Apple Watch Predictions

3 days ago I made a bunch of predictions about what we'd see from the new Apple Watches and today we saw everything. Let's see how I did: Apple Watch SEI made 9 total guesses, and I got it more right than I ever would have expected: It will look

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I'm on The Verge

I'm on The Verge
I didn't set out to get featured on The Verge's front page, but here we are.

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A Practical Introduction to Roam Research

A Practical Introduction to Roam Research
Ok, I know you're probably going "$15/month for some trendy note taking app that I can do for free in Apple Notes?" I hear you… I promise this video looks at Roam from a practical perspective. Check it out below!

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Subscribe to A Better Computer

Almost 2 months ago I launched A Better Computer, a new YouTube channel where I planned on looking at the tips and tricks I use to be productive on the many computers in my life. Since then I've posted 18 videos and I'm getting a feel for what works and

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An Update on BirchTree

Over the course of 2020, I have received more “we'd like to write a sponsored post on your site” emails than I have in the previous 9 years combined. I politely declined a few, but I've just started ignoring them, and today I wanted to publicly document my policies for

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Newsletter Update

Newsletter Update
I wanted to share two quick updates about my newsletter, Birch Bark. First, I've disabled all tracking in the emails that get sent out. I had this on at first since I wanted to be able to see what items people found the most interesting and got the most engagement.

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Black Lives Matter, and so Does Democracy

Black Lives Matter, and so Does Democracy
Go here to donate to 39 bail funds across the US.Go here to support the George Floyd memorial fundI won’t take much of your time because there are more valuable voices to hear now, but I want it on the permanent record of this site where I stood

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A Better Computer

A Better Computer
Today I'm excited to introduce my new YouTube channel, A Better Computer. This channel will be devoted to helping you make the computer in front of you, whether it be an iPhone, and iPad, or PC, better than it was before; we want to make it a better computer. Here's

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