Charlie Park

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2019-06-14: Two quanitifable personal Key Results for the summer (by Sept. 1): 10 trashwalks in Golden Gate …

2019-06-14: Have been thinking a bit more about my most recent post, about meaning, identity, work. I think the …

2019-06-04: It’s intersting how much meaning and identity I put into work. As an example: I know nothing …

2019-05-25: I’m working on a revamp of a tag-entry interface. It’s hard to get it right. I’d …

2019-05-24: Hey so we got a puppy. A mini dachshund. Fern! She is smol and sweet and we love her so. (Alt text …

2019-05-21: I’m curious if any of you have thoughts on prefers-color-scheme as a “turn on dark …

2019-05-20: Not sure if it’s the romance of old logos or the romance of trains, but gosh do I love this: …

2019-05-05: Just had the best company offsite ever. Took a bottle of rosé into the redwood grove in Golden Gate …

2019-05-05: An indie app I’ve been using lately and recommend: everyday.app. It’s a “just …

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2019-04-29: Trying to set up a Pi-hole, starting with absolutely zero knowledge about Raspberry Pi. I try to not …

2019-04-17: “In America, people are willing to sacrifice their well-being, social cohesion, stability and …

2019-03-16: My allllmost-15-year-old just told me she wants to be me when she grows up. Feeling pretty great …

2019-03-13: easy capitalizing in es6: const capitalize = string => …

2019-03-09: It’s not a launch party unless some of the engineers have to step away from their drinks to …

2019-02-14: Smooth scrolling in React, using Effects Hooks There’s a bunch of outdated info on the web about this, and this ended up being really easy. …

2019-02-09: Some amazing parenting/general life advice from Austin Kleon: Love what you do in front of the kids …

2019-01-29: I work at a south-facing window, and am happy to report that the sun is juuuuuust high enough in the …

2019-01-28: Just shoved all emails in my inbox into a label called “_ bag of holding” … so I …

2019-01-26: “Our diversity is our strength; our unity is our power.”

2019-01-26: Got the “most basic ServiceWorker offline cache ever” working. Took a bit of futzing …

2019-01-25: This is a scan I made years ago, of an absolutely incredible pamphlet cover that I’d saved for …

2019-01-24: Fantastic thoughts from Gina Trapani here: Personal Finance Apps Should Be Way Better. Really hoping …

2019-01-24: Trying to reconcile Postel’s “Be conservative in what you send, be liberal in what you …

2019-01-23: Super-simple type checking in JavaScript I’m on the verge of getting into TypeScript, but since all of my coding right now is solo, I …

2019-01-14: The es6 functions are such a nice improvement. if ( incomeCategoryIds.includes(receipt.category_id) …

2019-01-10: I really like Merci’s hypotheses in Fueling rocket ships and thinking about the stars, …

2019-01-10: Dieter Rams’s 10 Principles are good to review every once in a while.

2019-01-10: I’ve gotten lost down a few React rabbit trails the last few days, trying to find the best …

2019-01-09: “Hell Yeah or No” is great, until the point where there’s really nothing you’re”Hell Yeah” on.

2019-01-09: Any indies in SF: I’d love to co-work. Or grab coffee. Reach out and we’ll figure …

2019-01-06: Syntax for shruggies on Micro.blog: ¯\\\_(ツ)\_/¯

2019-01-06: Filed under “things I don’t have answers to, but feel like would be worth ruminating on …

2019-01-06: The girls played Ultimate in the rain today. They loved it. I had hot chocolates for them when I …

2019-01-05: Marie Kondo’d my clothing. Beforehand, could all fit in a medium-sized suitcase. Threw out two or …

2019-01-04: A pretty amazing collection of 1940’s chocolate milk ads with somewhat-disturbing double entendres.

2018-12-28: Just saw — and highly recommend — Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. I haven’t ever seen another …

2018-12-20: Or, if you want to start a West Coast / East Coast rivalry, WBQK.

2018-12-20: If you like working to accessible and … I dunno … “triumphant”(?) classical music, KDFC is a pretty …

2018-12-19: It’s been years since I’ve looked at the Mint user interface. Checked it out today, just …

2018-12-19: Have been totally slammed this week, leading to both being behind on my work and also feeling pretty …

2018-12-14: A quote I picked up from the girls’ Ultimate coach: “we don’t lose; we either win …

2018-12-14: So, so impressed by everything Justin Baldoni does. Here’s an amazing video series he produced …

2018-12-10: Open invitation: If you’re in SF and want to cowork at my apartment, I’d love to host …

2018-12-05: In the vein of “track the important things”, I’ve been trying a new technique for …

2018-11-30: Peridoic reminder from Anne Lamott: “Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.” 🦜

2018-11-27: A nice set of slopegraphs, in this NY Times piece from a few days ago: Trump Is Beginning to Lose …

2018-11-21: Bailed down to San Diego just in time for the air in SF to clear up. ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2018-11-16: If you’re interested in starting an alternative (in both senses) microfunding platform, …

2018-11-16: Trying to figure out how to get the family away from the smoke in SF for a few days.

2018-11-14: Homebrew Website Club was pretty awesome. Jen Simmons dove in to CSS Grid and a couple of new …

2018-11-14: Homebrew Website Club meeting in SF tonight! Throwing together a self-hosted dead-man’s switch …

2018-11-14: A friend is coming over to cowork today. Looking forward to having company during the workday.

2018-11-13: The new “Clandestine” Field Notes run looks really cool. And, for those with time on …

2018-11-12: This weekend I made these Portobello Patty Melts and it was seriously one of the best things …

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2018-11-07: Frodo: I can’t do this, Sam. Sam: I know. It’s all wrong. By rights we shouldn’t …

2018-11-06: Huh. Maine is now using ranked-choice voting.

2018-11-06: With the same logic, I’m actually still holding out hope for Gillum for Florida Governor. Most …

2018-11-06: Feeling pretty good about Spanberger’s chances in VA-7. Only 13 precincts are outstanding, and …

2018-11-06: The glow of Mt. Tam as it wakes up really is gorgeous.

2018-11-05: If anyone knows of any politics/wonk-y bars in SF that would be good for watching the election …

2018-11-05: When I left Slack, one of my direct reports gave me this bottle of whiskey as a going-away gift. It …

2018-11-05: Being indie again, I’ve seen how important it is to have a routine. And I’ve missed my …

2018-11-04: Alt text for photo: Stack of zines on a table, with manilla envelopes. Text overlay: Helping out …

2018-11-04: Blessings on you, body. Blessings on all of us in this existence. We are here. We are alive. We are …

2018-11-04: Excited aboout the potential of micro.blog. I had been experimenting with a number of similar ideas …

2018-11-03: Well, here we go. 🛵