I’ve created HipHip.app to help you gather memories and kudos from far-flung friends and family. It’s really easy to create a Group Card, and invite friends and family to sign. You get keepsake videos, testimonials and notes; HipHip does all the collection for you. Create a Card. All you do is head over to hiphip.app, create a card by answering a few questions: Customize Your Card. Great! Your card is now created. You get a…

I have an old private blog from more than a decade ago that I’m shutting down. It was basically a semi-private journal, related to the construction of our home. It has a lot of useful photographs for me on it — i.e., in-progress construction shots, design inspiration shots, sketches and renderings, plumbing and electrical rough-ins, etc. I wanted to archive them. I tried a few free tools to download the images. I found various freeware…

I am noting for my future self that yesterday, Sunday March 22, 2020, was the day that my mood shifted fairly markedly from gloomy about the mid-term 3-9 month window to optimistic. SHORT TERM (0-2 months) things will get tougher, and media gloom will accelerate as the wave now hits NYC. From a life and death, risk and economic standpoint, there is much pain ahead of us to endure. But mid-term (3-9 months) to long-term…