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Hi! I’m Devin and I work at Smartsheet. I’m sensibly impulsive, consistently non-committal, and passionately impartial.

Bing vs Ping

Theory: why YouTube is slow on iPad

How to quickly make pretzel necklaces

I like beer (we recently started homebrewing) and I like conventions. That’s precisely why I’m excited for my first Great American Beer Festival which is conveniently located here in Denver.

Data fragmentation on Facebook

Since we can all agree that Facebook is “the internet” to most people, it’s pretty important what comes in and goes out of it. Since the beginning of Facebook, there have been various “types” of content. It started with Harvard students, then Stanford students, then just students. From there we saw things like groups of people, and photos, and tags. The site evolved into high school students, and human beings, and events, and networks and so on.

Visiting San Francisco

This past weekend Rachel’s family and I visited San Francisco for a little weekend getaway. We stayed in SoMA which is always a nice downtown experience. With Samovar Tea, SFMOMA, and an Apple Store within walking distance, what else could you ask for?

Questions and thoughts raised by #NewTwitter

Devin doesn’t tumble

…but he does write in the third person.

On changing icons

“Since iTunes is about to bypass CDs in sales, we thought it was appropriate to ditch the CD.” – Steve Jobs on the new iTunes 10 icon

Facebook Places prediction

Facebook is announcing something today. It’s some form of location-based blah social media stuff blah blah social graph blah blah thing. In short, everyone says Foursquare and Gowalla will be dead because FACEBOOK SMASH and the entire developed world will use Facebook’s offering over theirs. I doubt it. Put simply:

On tech writing

“Why ___ (popular company) should __ (buy destroy) ____ (other cool thing or company)” articles are so trite. They’re really: