Angelo Stavrow [dot] Blog

Missives and musings on a variety of topics.

Renaming “Do Not Disturb” to “Focus” in iOS 15, and expanding how the feature works, is very cool.

Allowing developers to register notifications as “Time Sensitive” to break through Focus, without giving users the ability to report apps that abuse this feature, is… less cool.

If you're running the WriteFreely for Mac beta, check for test version updates! You should find one for v0.6.0, which now lets you restore the window by clicking on the app's icon in the Dock, plus fixes a potential crashing bug.

Elsewhere is a series of interesting things I came across during the week, published every Sunday.

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Elsewhere is a series of interesting things I came across during the week, published every Sunday.

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Something no-one told me about kittens: their parkour sessions are intense, and really entertaining.

Except when it happens at 3AM.

On your face.

I've seen plenty of smog warnings in my life living in Montreal, but I honestly can't remember a day where it actually smelled like smoke outside.

See Ontario's forest-fire interactive map.

Elsewhere is a series of interesting things I came across during the week, published every Sunday.

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Fairly sure kittens have a hidden toggle switch that flips between cute-and-snuggly and hurricane-meets-tornado and boy howdy every morning is a guessing game on where it's set when I get out of bed.

When I joined the Solutions Engineering team at Glitch a few years back, my manager at the time shared a “working preferences” questionnaire with me. The goal was that we'd both answer it, and then reconvene at our first 1:1 to compare our answers and learn more about each other.

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Elsewhere is a series of interesting things I came across during the week, published every Sunday.

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