18 years ÷ 638 posts = 1 bad idea every 10.3 days
Anyone can do a post-mortem on their project and tell you what went wrong, but I'm gettin' ahead of the game and PREDICTING my failures up front! Woo!Read more...
So you wanna know about DogeFight? Here's the scoop on DogeFight. Hope you're happy.Read more...
DogeFight and Free Culture
Let's talk about two of my favourite things: NFTs and Free Culture! Yay!Read more...
NFTs and Crazy Cycles
It's very easy to look at the current NFT craze and think it's a flash in the pan. But for me, it's an opportunity beyond just quick cash.Read more...
2021 (44 posts)
DogeFight Pre-MortemDogeFight FAQDogeFight and Free CultureNFTs and Crazy CyclesOh Hey! I'm Writing for a News Site!Dogs and SeizuresThe Thing About HoursThinkings About CSSMy Kid Made MusicOh hey! A production slate!Mid-Mortem: BytownCœur de pirate: PerséidesMilestone: New Site is LiveBytown UnbottledCanadian Content, AgainDreams Come TrueOh Oscars...Why I was hidingSneaky Tricks.Unexpected CrazyPublishing Polyfill #2: Market ResearchRamp Up Starts...NowPublishing Polyfill #1: ManagersOn ValidationToward Another Next Kind of PublishingDay of PinkJournalists and the MobThe Nevers and Joss Whedon's ShadowWild Ottawa HyperlapseMortal Kombat Theme? Gah!Open Concept: BreakpointUsing CSS Vars to Colour ObjectsBlockville LivesRobin Skouteris' Daft Punk MegamixBelgravia: Opening TitlesWhat are NFTs?Why Does "This Is Us" Kick My Ass So Easily?Writery Bits: Rise and FallAmanda Gorman: Pure GeniusBridgerton FollowupWhat Is the State of Our Union?Bridgerton: I mean WTF?History MomentsWell Now...
2020 (75 posts)
On Diversity in Historical DramasMy Opinion PolicyLower Decks: Chris Westlake You Mad Genius YouBytown UpdateBytown: Three White CandlesBytown e6: Ugly RabbitStar Trek: Lower Decks is...Good?I am not an artist (What is reality?)Bytown Episode 5 PostmortemMeet Peppa!Bytown e5: You Broke MeBytown Episode 4 PostmortemHappy Graduation DayBytown e4: Cruel ChivalryBytown Episode 3 PostmortemBytown e3c13: People Could’ve DiedBytown Cover Alternatives: Choose OneBytown e3c12: Turn Back, LoveBytown e3c11: You Can’t Have BothBytown e3c10: A Most Unexpected VillainBytown e3c9: Your Best LifeBytown e3c8: Blind HatredBytown e3c7: Climb That TreeBytown e3c6: The Bastard Grew CourageBytown Business ModelBytown e3c5: You Think He’s the One?Bytown e3c4: You Can’t Leave Me HereBytown e3c3: Now You CareBytown e3c2: Quietly, QuietlyProgramming Note: Bytown SwitchBytown e3c1: Don’t Leave MeBytown Episode 2 PostmortemB-Sides: WildernessBytown e2c13: There’s No Choice InvolvedBytown e2c12: Tell Me Not ToBytown e2c11: Ten Breaths Past Her Husband’s DemiseB-Sides: McClintock's ManBytown e2c10: There Is No ElsewhereBytown e2c9: Strangers Making PromisesBytown e2c8: Starboard DiveB-Sides: He's a HeroBytown e2c7: When Do We Leave?Bytown e2c6: I Don't Mean to Sound AbrasiveBytown e2c5: No Regard for Laws Nor HonourB-Sides: First ImpulsesBytown e2c4: We've Just Gotta SurviveBytown e2c3: A Ditch by the RiverBytown e2c2: Burying your traumaB-Sides: Chausson aux PommesBytown e2c1: No Wonder He’s PoorBytown Episode 1 PostmortemBytown e1c13: Something to Cause OutrageBytown e1c12: Did You Kill Your Husband?B-Sides: Three MealsBytown e1c11: You Took Him From MeBytown e1c10: My PeersBytown e1c9: We Can Just GoB-Sides: SliceBytown e1c8: There Are Quicker Ways to DieBytown e1c7: Good Irish LadsBytown e1c6: Justice Takes BraveryB-Sides: What Needs DoingActual Pandemic: Yikes!Bytown e1c5: A Message You Shall BeBytown e1c4: After All, We're IrishBytown e1c3: The Shed's No Place for a WomanB-Sides: Just Passing ThroughBytown e1c2: A Quiet LifeBytown Launches TodayBytown e1c1: It's a Long Damn Road to PerthTopic Tag ReturnsLove in the Age of CoronavirusA Note About SexualityGhostwriting: More Fun Than It SoundsNew Year, New Bad Idea
2019 (40 posts)
Robin Skouteris' PopLove 8Oki and Nobbin Day 30: The RoadOki and Nobbin Day 29: My WordOki and Nobbin Day 28: Unto the BreachOki and Nobbin Day 27: Once MoreOki and Nobbin Day 26: Family of NoneOki and Nobbin Day 25: OopsOki and Nobbin Day 24: It Was YouOki and Nobbin Day 23: QuarantineOki and Nobbin Day 22: CluelessOki and Nobbin Day 21: GlobOki and Nobbin Day 20: Egg HuntOki and Nobbin Day 19: YeepOki and Nobbin Day 18: WiggleOki and Nobbin Day 17: EdenOki and Nobbin Day 16: Bad Bad BadOki and Nobbin Day 15: The TruthOki and Nobbin Day 14: The SurvivorOki and Nobbin Day 13: BrandonOki and Nobbin Day 12: BootsOki and Nobbin Day 11: Twists and TurnsOki and Nobbin Day 10: Escape PlanOki and Nobbin Day 9: The Pit of ServitudeOki and Nobbin Day 8: BwapOki and Nobbin Day 7: Fall DownOki and Nobbin Day 6: Something FishyOki and Nobbin Day 5: PuzzlesOki and Nobbin Day 4: Odd JobsOki and Nobbin Day 3: Friends and FamilyOki and Nobbin Day 2: Angry PotatoOki and Nobbin Day 1: Crash Bang BoomOh Hai, BastardAvengers: Endgame — Yes, OK, GoodUnshared RealityTechnically 'They'AAAC: Kim and HamishAAAC FeedbackPick the ParentsIntroducing The Anti-Anti-Anti-ChristsNew Year, New Crazy
2018 (19 posts)
Robin Skouteris' PopLove 7StalemateHappy Dog is HappyMeet LuckyGrowing like WeedsMeet Pumpkin and CinnamomMeet ToddAphantasia and MeMeet LuluMeet NalaSmart Person Interview: Diana MooreMark your calendarsSmart Person Interview: Jiro Okada (Part 2)Smart Person Interview: Jiro Okada (Part 1)All the pretty thingsOn the verge of something shiny...WIP: WobbleBe a lab rat: Red, LikeOh hai, 2018
2017 (31 posts)
Robin Skouteris' PopLove 6Is 2017 almost over yet?In which everything starts to go wrongFocus is a tool of oppression wielded over the ooo shinyTo sleep, perchance to finish a goddamn script...Screenplay StagesEVERYTHING IS DONEWhen this baby hits 88MPH...Oh, you sweet summer childDownward trajectory + bounce = ouchStory Structure 101Halp me I'm meltinggggggA great way to start the day... er, nightMore Rejected Story IdeasCautiously optimistic about not combusting this week...I would feel old, but I'm too tiredOverpacking SentencesMore Rejected Story IdeasGoodbye, cruel world...The Exploding HourglassTangents (Map)One step forward, two steps sidewaysRejected Story IdeasOllie Vid: Sasquash HunterRisk the Queen Audiobook!Progress by imperceptible incrementsTrue Vid: Great Grizmos!Go Watch True!3 Beat StartTrue Launches Friday!Hit me baby ow no ok that's ok no stop
2015 (20 posts)
Istanbul Sideways is OutThese Blackened Waves is OutRefrigerator 6Twist: Cutest Little Thing is Out!The Bellhop Plot is OutArchivists: Valerie I is OutMartian Idiots is OutRefrigerator 5Risk the Queen is OutWMD#1 is OutThe Threader in Autumn is OutMeet Valerie de SmedtEviction Notice is OutMeet Jada BolenMeet Lennie CarsonMeet the ThreaderMeet Niko JoeMore on DropletsDroplet PitchesDroplets are Coming
2013 (14 posts)
2011 (5 posts)
2010 (63 posts)
2011 (Books, Sites and RollBots!)Observation of the dayPolarity Wrap-upLivewriting trivia time!Last livewriting check-inOh my god I'm so tiredLivewriting update!Livewriting sleepytime bonus!Livewriting Day Two!Livewriting check-in again!Livewriting update!Livewriting starts now#3D1D Polarity UpdateAn ad from the futureRemembering CJ SchneiderXander in Print!Howto: eBooks+Howto: Book SamplersEnd of Arkady and KainFanExpo 2010Turning the Page: An eBook ArticleReview: TimeSplashA&K Day 12 RecapA&K Day 11 RecapA&K Day 9&10 RecapsA&K Day 7&8 RecapsA&K Day 6 RecapA&K Day 5 RecapA&K Day 4 RecapA&K Day 3 RecapA&K Day 2 RecapA&K Day 1More Fans in the RainHow to Outline a StoryComing Up Next: Terrorism!100 Fans In the RainWarning: Writer's SuckRollBots Recap: 126 "Paradigm Shift: Part 2"Creative RecyclingReligion and/or Copyright8 ways the RIAA could help you survive a zombie outbreakWhy Print is Bad for Indie WritersBroken MeThe Dangers of Being IndieCanadian Copyright, v251?Cannibalism in PublishingThoughts on Blast RadiusChronic Rift Interview!Making a CoverOur Love StoryI Need PicturesImproving PublishingRules for LivewritingScarlet Lemming Recap and Voting (Day 1)Livewriting How-ToAnnouncing The Scarlet Lemming!Uhopping Chapter 5: ElectricLiveblog: iTablet Press EventPTTBTThe Man With the Improbable LegSeries BiblesBad Bad DayWhat I DoWelcome to 2010
2009 (132 posts)
#refrigerator: 0 to go!Post #2D1D Post#2D1D The New RealPromotion PlansFree-e-Day: TyphoonReview: Her Fearful SymmetryRelease #10: Xander and the Wind! (2 to go!)The Race BeginsHint #220080514052318050112Why Fancy eBooks Make Me NervousDustrunners Contest WinnersCreative Commons Christmas GuideMonday ObservationsA Final ExperimentPre-Order #3D1D TyphoonTyphoon: Collector's EditionFix Typhoon3D1D Wrap Up3D1D: The PremiseRollBots Challenge ResultsFission Chips ConcludesI am specialWhere We Go From HereWhy Your Content is WorthlessIndie Distribution Models?The Al Dente CodeReader Mail: Untouched ExperimentRollBots Challenge!A Note About CyclesA Minor Book-Making NoteOn Formats and FrictionThe App ConcludesFission Chips Winner Day!1st Month Postmortem: The VectorA Moment of CrankyWhat do you do when you're nominated?OMG RollBots Got NominatedInteresting ObservationsQ&A With Craig YoungQ&A With Brian SpaethReader Question: Letting Things DieI Can Help You Succeed at Publishing Online!Nicest Email EvarAnnouncing The Vector in PrintWhy Books Don't Need PagesContest Time!Me on NovelrThe Vector (6 to go!)Quick Vector FAQThe Chaos Book: Episode 1 IntroDisassembling the World (6)The Success of FreeTorrentBoy: Pirates Attack!Disassembling the World (5)10 Inspirational Quotes by Very Dead PeoplePig and the Box: 6 Month ReviewBook Premise DeathmatchA Q&A With MyselfOn Simulated FreedomDisassembling the World (4)Random Monday ThoughtsAnnouncement Day (June 2009)Disassembling the World (3)Writing Adaptive Fiction6 Reasons Twitter Won't Sell Your WidgetDisassembling the World (2)Patronage 3.0 Follow-UpPatronage 3.0: Create-on-DemandStatus UpdateDisassembling the World (1)Blook 0.1My Book Industry Blueprint (v0.2a1)Fission Chips (8 to go!)RollBots Recap: 113 "Nonlinear"More on the Doctorow PrincipleTorrentBoy: The Doctorow ConundrumFission Chips PreviewTiny Random UpdatesRollBots Recap: 112 "Goaaaaal!"What's Wrong With Traditional Publishing1st Month Postmortem: TorrentBoy: Zombie World!RollBots PreCap: 111 "#044"TorrentBoy Collaborative Novel / Outlining FunActual lifeRollBots PreCap: 110 "The Do Right Module"The source of 99% of my guiltRollBots Recap: 109 "Two Left Feet"Nearly-Mid-April UpdateRollBots Recap: 108 "Crontab Trouble"TorrentBoy Update: Coding is HardInteresting Philosophical PredicamentTorrentBoy Milestone: First Not-Me Sale!RollBots Recap: 107 "House Call"TorrentBoy: Zombie World! (9 to go!)Quick FAQ on the TorrentBoy ProjectRollBots Recap: 106 "Inside Outside Upside Down"1st Month Postmortem: Poke of the TitansThinkGeek Alert!RollBots Recap: 105 "The Koto Protocol"RollBots Special: Making VertexThe Green Chain in Vancouver!Q&A With MeiLin MirandaFixing the Pig Book Model1st Month Postmortem: Pig and the BoxMaking a Show: OutlinesMaking a Show: AssetsClearances: Sucking the Fun out of LifeRollBots Recap: 104 "Scorched"Shortcovers: First impressionThis is LeWarPoke of the Titans (10 to go!)RollBots Recap: 103 "Wipeout"The Origins of SteamDuck (Part II)The Origins of SteamDuck (Part I)Very Early Percy SketchInternet Blackout NZRollBots Recap: 102 "Breakpoint"RollBots Online!"Why's your book free?"RollBots Early ArtRe: RollBots WorthinessRollBots Recap: 101 "Training Day"RollBots in the Ottawa CitizenRollBots Premiere RecapThe Pig Book Returns (11 to go!)Amateur vs Pro, Part IIICreative Commons: NC or not to NCTwo years later, DRM still not deadAn iTunes for eBooks?How Long is Long Enough?2009 is the Year of the Doing
2008 (12 posts)
Zero Punctuation vs SonicRollBots Online Experience LaunchesBook Preview: Poke of the TitansInside the Magic: Reviewing a LeicaStunningly Live WWDC 2008 CoveragePTTBTScientology Miffed at AnonymousPTTBTQuick Notes: Scoble Bends MacBook AirPTTBTMacWorld Keynote Coverage RecapPTTBTBanners Confirm Apple Testing Airborne RDF “iBombs”PTTBTQuick Notes: Paul in Surprise NH Victory, Clinton Breaks DownPTTBTApple Confuses Dates, Releases Offerings EarlyPTTBTToshiba Stuns CES With HD-DVD BreakthroughPTTBT
2007 (46 posts)
Wikipedia Cabal Rewriting HistoryPTTBTMicrosoft Forgets to Innovate With IE8PTTBTIran Caught Importing “Banned” ChemicalsPTTBTMonopoly Game Gets Modern UpdatePTTBTApple Praised for Space-Shifting InitiativePTTBTPediatricians Recommend Tasers for FeversPTTBTIGN Willing to Fire Reviewers Too, Says ManagementPTTBTGaiman Tops Greenpeace’s Top 10 Polluting Artists ListPTTBTSpammers Give Up, Says GooglePTTBTFacebook Fights Social Faux-Pas With New TMI FeaturePTTBTaXXo Tops Paul’s List of VP CandidatesPTTBTLucas Furious Over Star Wars LeakPTTBTGod Blasts Blair’s “Nutter” CommentPTTBTFacebook “Microstatus” Feature Draws FirePTTBTExperts Divided on “Star Wars” Shark-Jumping ControversyPTTBTAnti-Piracy Organization Shuts Down Popular WebsitePTTBTBush Explodes Pardoned TurkeyPTTBTAmazon Sneaks World Domination Past Patent OfficePTTBTYahoo Warns Microsoft Spy Has Gone RoguePTTBTJabberman Has Seen CLOVERFIELD And His Head Rolls Through New York!!!PTTBTUK Donates 15M Private Records to Help Bolster Russian EconomyPTTBTBush Bans Growing Skin, Baffles ScientistsPTTBTUS Military Covertly Deploying Luck in Iraq Since ‘05PTTBTMovie Review: RamboPTTBTMovie Review: The Golden CompassPTTBTLeopard Review: Mac Nano BugsPTTBTDell Stops Selling More Than One Computer to Each CustomerPTTBTFEMA Fake Tip of the Iceberg?PTTBTThe Green ChainMerrily We Roll AlongOn Digg and NumbersAnimals Are Cute SweetiesInternational Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day!Coda: Fantastic Web Dev App4 Easy Ways to Stop Your Site From Self-DestructingPig Read Aloud!The Song From the ZeNew Dumb Idea: Duckie McGeeMusic 1.5!Canadian Content and the Internet AgeThe Pig and the Box: Special EditionThe Chasm and the BridgesUpdated SelfSteve Jobs Would Ditch DRM "in a heartbeat"sniffle. Captain Copyright Passed AwayRead: How Corner Gas Ruined Everything
2006 (54 posts)
Skary Bloody WonderfulRudeness in the WorldDrew on StatsThe Ze in the NYTMore on Amanda at ABC and HBOThe Tricky, Annoying Confusing World of Media (Old or New)Amanda Congdon at HBO?Om Malik on the Universal/Zune IdiocyIt's Annoying :)Apple vs Microsoft in the Living RoomOne Room TheoryI Don't Understand This Rumsfeld ThingEvil Speckly EmailsDid You Read the Post?Compressing Video WellForm Eats Function (Disco Fever)Evil Panda BluesChild's Play 2006Sports Racers, Racing SportsReddit Acquired?Google/Youtube: Details From the InsideBlog Honour PledgingSwedish Pig is Done!Friday Post 2: RocketboomingFriday Post 1: Bloody Evil Bloody HellClosings and a Big Fat OopsGoogley FunStumbling BackLong Night, Long Day, Long MonthThe Mind BogglesEverything is LatePig in Italian in ItalyA Digger's LamentBack to SchoolDigg Goes Subscription!Viking TerrorPig and the Box The Movie!Pig Book For SaleBiplane to the MoonSchool My WayCrow PreviewFree the PigLast Pig PostDigg: Dugg, Slashdotted and Boingboinged in 24 hoursBlender 2.4.2!Pig ReduxThe Pig and the BoxSigh: Optimus Prime, eh?New Rocketboom OnlineArkady and Kain Ten Years OldVector Back Cover BlurbPrior Art, Anyone?Fixing CBCMoving Like a Glacier
2005 (24 posts)
What Are Geek Morals?Dustrunners Fusion BrainstormingAre you the artist?2:00 pm Update1:00 am updateWhat's the point?Powerbooks!Our objectivesNnnno... coff...ff...eeAurora 6 WebsiteAlmost 8AM Update2 Hour Update1:14 AM and all is well...Update: '10':30PMThe Day After...6AM Update4AM and I feel fine (still)4:00AM Update3AM and I feel fine2:00AM UpdateWhy Pay More?Project Orange @ BlenderA Content Creator Meeting You HalfwayIs Creative Commons Dangerous?
2004 (49 posts)
Summer FestivalSaturday!In JapanDay Two (er... one?)Packin' up and leavingWhat is the style for LB?New merchandise, ideasSpeaking of seriesAnimation question5p14tP-P-P-PowerbookLong Break of SilenceArchitecture in MC24-hour DotcomGeographic realities of MC</stupid>Spet 42 Stun GunSell! Sell! Sell!PoliceKasoYa Moftary!Eh?Why "Liberty Bell"?Evolution of Liberty BellProject Architecture v01FreeCity ProjectState of the worldRRCCTrodesTransfireSoftware package (take one)Political FoundationsMCSS InfrastructureMCCSIP-12Genre definitionFCP Location Spec 0.1CommercialsA quick synopsisMay 30, 2004May 10, 2004May 1, 2004Contribution Contract 1.0April 28, 2004April 27, 2004April 24, 2004April 23, 2004April 20, 2004Building a Better Series