I listen to a lot of podcasts. My categories of choice for my broad-reach podcasts are web / WordPress, media / journalism, startup / tech, politics, and more web. I’m subscribed to over 30 podcast feeds right now, so I typically have more to listen to than I have time for. Some of these podcasts […]
It’s not news to anyone that reads my personal blog that I run Post Status, a “WordPress news” website. It’s essentially your typical trade news publication. It’s my baby though. One of the things I’ve struggled with over the last year and a half running Post Status is balancing information. Balancing information I’m both an “insider” […]
From my perspective, I prefer to know who is reading versus how many. I prefer to know how long each reader reads, versus counting them as having landed on a page. I prefer to know that a reader got value from a post, versus just knowing they read it. I prefer to know I’m a trusted source of information versus just another cause of noise on the web.
I got this in the mail today from my employer, Range. It’s Balvenie Portwood, aged 21 years. It tough to get better scotch than this, so I’ll savor it for those special launches and celebrations. And of course for this afternoon tasting. If you’re looking to tell an employee that they’re doing a nice job, this […]
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I’m pretty busy right now. So naturally I have an uncontrollable desire to play with my personal blog. I’ve long meant to switch the fonts on this site from a pretty nasty Google slab serif and Source Sans Pro (which I still like) to some from my H&FJ Typography.com collection. I’ve used Gotham Round and Archer on Post Status since late last summer.
Last night, I finally switched to a combination of Whitney and Sentinel. This isn’t an unusual combination, but I haven’t often seen Sentinel as a workhorse body font. I want to see how it goes. I just love it so much right now.
Down the road I have a lot of simplification I want to do with this site, but I just couldn’t go another day without switching to some better fonts. ∞