Ryan Maynard

Thoughts, anecdotes, and miscellany.

YourName.Directory The .directory TLDs are cheap, and no one seems to be using them. For a laugh, I made a directory of people with my name yesterday. Here is how I summate the experience:

Using an iPad like a Wacom Cintiq If you generate revenue from your drawing, I highly recommend getting a Wacom Cintiq. I have a Cintiq 27QHD and I love it. However, its a bit too big to keep on my primary office desk. For that, I use a regular fourth-generation...

At the time of this writing, the decentralized network Mastodon has recently surged in popularity out of relative obscurity. Anyone can spin up their own mastodon instance on their own domain, with their own rules. The collective of all inter-connected instances is being called the Fediverse. There is a great...

For the sake of completion, I need to spend a minute in order to type the final part to this tiny project. As I made a mental list of the parts, parameters, and arrangement of the homemade JARVIS; I realized that Amazone Echo would be more than adequate. Echo has...

Your kindness seemed limitless and authentic. You spoke with enthusiasm, and were able to wrangle the attention of distracted and apathetic preteens.