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2022-08-11: I can feel a blog post on how to make a good presentation developing. 😁

2022-08-09: Current Lock Screen rotation. iOS 16 is going to be a popular update.

2022-08-09: Finished watching 📺 The Sandman and it was fantastic. Episode 5 and 6 were the highlights. I got a …

2022-08-04: How I use Pocket Casts Pocket Casts has been my podcast player of choice for a while now. It ticks many boxes including …

2022-08-04: Always looking for study music How listening to uninterrupted noise helped millions to focus …

2022-07-31: Spent the afternoon recovering my sons Jeep. Not what I was planning but it was an adventure. Poor …

2022-07-30: I was explaining Vincent Van Gough to my daughter and said how he was an amazing artist but very sad …

2022-07-29: So it’s not exactly great diagnosis but at at least I know. Basically Osteitis Pubis. 3 months off …

2022-07-24: I think emoji home screens are going to be super popular in iOS 16. Too much fun. 👍

2022-07-23: As an #ADE I am a little offended by this article. Zero mention that other big tech companies do the …

2022-07-22: TIL that I can’t be a genius and 21st Century Learning Skills were created by a partnership …

2022-07-22: Simple App Development with Swift Playgrounds Guides I have created a series of videos introducing app development using Swift Playgrounds on either …

2022-07-19: Seems like a good episode to listen to 😂. David Brown - Really Specific Stories pca.st/hs1n1x88

2022-07-17: Love is paying $50 to see Minions with your daughter - the exact price we spend as a family to watch …

2022-07-15: Eero update added local DNS caching and I’m sure it’s made the Internet faster again. I’m so …

2022-07-15: No running for the time being 😭. Nearly 5 weeks since taking a break and I’m still having issues. …

2022-07-05: My truck had a warning light that was very strange. We we driving before sunset in the middle of …

2022-07-05: Safe on the other side (with the help of a shovel)

2022-07-05: An echidna stopping and having a rest half way across the road.

2022-07-04: Stunning sunset for our first night.

2022-07-04: Playing with shadows

2022-07-04: Setup at camp 🏕

2022-07-04: Driving at sunset 🌅

2022-07-01: Heading off on our first trip towing a camper trailer. Shark bay (Hamlin Pool) is our destination …

2022-06-30: Issues with Swift Playgrounds and App Development I have found a couple of issues while using Swift Playgrounds for app development, which is kinda …

2022-06-30: Ms. Marvel started out well but I’m struggling with so much hand waving and completely ignoring how …

2022-06-30: Proposed Computer Science ATAR and Python Recently my local state educational body (SCSA) proposed an update to the Computer Science course …

2022-06-27: Today I taught my daughter how to put together IKEA furniture and mow the lawn and she was …

2022-06-24: School holidays begins and I think I really need this one. 3 weeks to chill out and relax. Next week …

2022-06-24: Please bring this to Australia - iOS 16 let’s users report spam messages as junk

2022-06-24: All these apps collecting data about children, that cannot voice if they want that data collected. …

2022-06-22: I’m officially taking a month off running. My coach told me that it’s normal for elite runners take …

2022-06-22: Being home with a sick daughter meant I got to watch the #ObiWan finale as soon as it dropped. All …

2022-06-17: I was wrong CleanShotX is great and I’m glad I bought it. Of course the built in Mac stuff does the …

2022-06-16: So Internet Explorer is over. It’s started well and then Microsoft let it become the dirge of …

2022-06-16: #TIL about auto brewery syndrome as my daughter has a patient under her care. Crazy, your body turns …

2022-06-15: My Eero 6+ arrived and so far it’s all it’s cracked up to. A huge noticeable difference to my …

2022-06-15: Spent 4 hours trying to troubleshoot a Homebridge issue I had after changing network settings. I …

2022-06-13: I have finally splashed out on an Eero wifi network. Gone with the 6+ model. I have some network …

2022-06-12: So it’s finally got to the point that my coach and I have decided I might benefit from not running. …

2022-06-10: Another great video from WWDC22 Explore navigation design for iOS.

2022-06-09: About a year ago I stopped using the native Twitter app as I started getting a “promoted tweets” …

2022-06-09: Looking forward to making some new Swift Playgrounds guides using this technique.

2022-06-04: WA’s ATAR Computer Science be like nah Apple’s WWDC22 Swift Student Challenge winners help …

2022-06-03: Picked up a Eufy Indoor Cam 2K and so far it’s great. Connects straight into HomeKit. Best of all it …

2022-06-03: Productivity levels at max today. Weeks shopping ✅ passport photos ✅ fixed broken shower taps ✅ …

2022-06-02: Student in my class starts playing Running Up That Hill by Kate Bush, I swing around to look at her …

2022-06-01: So Python is going to be the compulsory language of choice in ATAR Computer Science. It’s fine and …

2022-06-01: My daughters boyfriend lost marks in an exam because what he wrote was too close to what the …

2022-05-30: Finally watch Spider-Man: No Way Home and it was good fun. I’m not sure did I was expecting too much …

2022-05-26: I really enjoyed reading: Honeybee by Craig Silvey 📚. A modern day fairy tale, not for the feint …

2022-05-26: 5 days off running 🏃 to hopefully get on top of my torn adductor muscle. Cortisone injection was one …

2022-05-26: ‘Understanding #SorryDay is an important step towards healing our nation and walking towards a …

2022-05-25: It’s multiapping not multitasking Why do we say multitasking when using multiple apps to get one task done? Recently I decided that I …

2022-05-24: Today I got dumped by a wave whilst running on a footpath. It came up from a wall of limestone …

2022-05-21: Voted and again I am amused with the choices. It would be nice to not need to preference every party …

2022-05-17: Getting behind #IDAHOBIT @STMarysAGS today. 🏳️‍🌈

2022-05-15: Another great day 4wd’ing. This time I had no problems and got out of many tricky sections. I’m …

2022-05-06: Finished reading: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig 📚. A great book, I was expecting more but it has …

2022-05-05: What a great little text editor for iOS and iPadOS Runestone

2022-05-04: A great little short on Star Wars sounds. Brilliant. youtube.com/watch

2022-05-04: May the Fourth

2022-05-02: Remember when Labor got voted out and we got junk internet, well it’s time to fix that. 😁 Gigabit …

2022-05-01: Such an experience to see Bindaran and celebrate the arrival of the Noongar season Djeran. Her …

2022-04-29: This is where my daughter was at out of school care. Delightful 🥺

2022-04-29: I made it. 🥳

2022-04-28: I have to agree with this. learningspy.co.uk/curriculu…

2022-04-28: Some great discussions about WFH and getting back to the city of Perth.

2022-04-27: By making my MacBook Air “unmultitasking”, I have realised how much I jump between apps just to …

2022-04-25: No distractions, daily, workout and work.

2022-04-25: Wow, on a day of reflection on the atrocities of war, Liberals pull the war card. Obviously they …

2022-04-23: This morning a ran to the top of Nancy’s Peak in the Porongurups. With 350m evaluation and over 800m …

2022-04-22: Taken 50m apart. 📷

2022-04-21: “We’re spending our whole lives together, so we need to be really gentle.” Finished reading: …

2022-04-21: A good article to share around Scott Morrison Fact Check. Not only does it show great data but it …

2022-04-11: Super happy to own superdavey.au

2022-04-10: 3 generations together again 😍

2022-04-10: Election logic 101: current government is completely incompetent, corrupt, intolerant and basically …

2022-04-08: Term 1 was legit crazy in so many ways. I’m ready for a “break” but also thinking ahead to all the …

2022-04-07: You know what’s great? Running listening to an audiobook and your ear gets itchy. You pull out the …

2022-03-29: Listening to Audible books synced to Apple Watch? Download standard quality and multi part books. …

2022-03-27: Don’t ever question my organisational skills or as my wife puts it my “OCD” 🤣. Next weeks clothes …

2022-03-26: This looks super cool landmark text based game designer coming to VR.

2022-03-25: Some excellent PL today with The Learning Blueprint. We covered the foundations of thinking and …

2022-03-24: Why do the makers of Outlook think that in the Calendar week view that today should not be pinned to …

2022-03-21: I really enjoyed this episode of and you are? talking to Kia Kamgar @kiakamgar. It was another …

2022-03-20: Finished reading: Nemesis Games by James S. A. Corey 📚. I liked the changes that were made in the TV …

2022-03-16: Last thing before heading home was bus duty where I had a great time catching up with students I …

2022-03-16: In the afternoon I was shown how our performing arts technician has rigged up a whole streaming …

2022-03-16: Lunchtime today was our first student lead Minecraft club of the year. The girls (and myself) were …

2022-03-16: Today I spent too long battling Canva to make a TikTok to teach how to use Canva to make a TikTok …

2022-03-16: Some days I just want to post what I did today. I wonder if anyone is interested. Then I find myself …

2022-03-12: Super happy to pick up a pair of Nike ZoomX Invincibles on special today. I also had a $50 voucher …

2022-03-06: Always feel lucky to watch this kind of sunset.

2022-03-05: As a new owner of a M1 MacBook Air I would like to know how everything is so much faster and I mean …

2022-03-04: I have to recommend Camo for improving the quality of video calls. Someone even asked how my video …

2022-03-04: This could be useful for many educators. MaskerAid uses image recognition to automatically add emoji …

2022-03-03: After trying EpocCam for a few Teams calls, I have decided that it has major issues and is unusable. …

2022-03-01: An i3 launch day means a new colour polo shirt - I’ve waited years for orange. This year we had the …

2022-02-28: This is my iPhone holding rig. Features a Glif holder, a Joby light and some bits I’ve collected.

2022-02-28: This is the most crazy thing/bug I have not heard of. If you use an external camera in Teams on a …

2022-02-26: My scales wished me happy birthday and then told me I’d put on weight - thanks buddy, you could have …

2022-02-25: Makes you realise how powerful the camera app on your phone is. I’ve enjoyed the cameras on my 13 …

2022-02-25: And some more. I’ll be trying these next week. www.ctl.upenn.edu/masks

2022-02-25: Some really great ideas here for mask wearing in classrooms. www.understood.org/articles/…

2022-02-23: Taking some queues from @XpatEducator, I’ve put together a Term 1 overview for our i3 program. It …

2022-02-23: Yesterday we opened our parents teacher night bookings through Microsoft Bookings. So far I’m very …

2022-02-21: Book 4 of The Expanse complete. I liked how the book gave more insight to what Miller is, from my …

2022-02-19: Wow and I thought PowerPoint needed some work. Google Slides really needs some work. 😳

2022-02-18: An unusual post from me but I cannot recommend EpocCam. Seems to cause more trouble than just having …

2022-02-18: I’ve just realised why have been using my iPad less at work - it’s because Face ID and …

2022-02-16: USB-C charging is too hard. My Joby Beamo Mini has a USB-C hole but does not charge from a USB-C …

2022-02-15: Love Teams, works so well in many situations and has so many cool things it can do. But can someone …

2022-02-15: My Deputy Principal just said she is sick of “Pivot” so she is saying “Reimagined” - so much …

2022-02-14: I thought I’d nailed the valentine’s gift with 3 bars of Keto chocolate and ingredients to make her …

2022-02-14: Just doing my weekly review and found this great little screenshot tool called Shottr. It’s …

2022-02-13: Great afternoon 4wd’ing in the dunes with my son out in Lancelin. So much fun.

2022-02-12: I’m really enjoying this new app called Play. It is a great way to keep a list of YouTube videos you …

2022-02-12: Picked up Beats Fit Pros today. Tried them on in the Apple Store and they seemed great. Have to wait …

2022-02-11: So I have now been diagnosed with high trait self control. 😁 www.theatlantic.com/health/ar… …

2022-02-10: I like tweaking settings in apps until I end up where I started. At least I know I was right the …

2022-02-09: Testing it again

2022-02-09: Testing cross posting 😁

2022-02-09: Last week I quit the news and it’s been great. Highly recommended.

2022-02-08: My day is present Teams PD, join Teams Meeting, Create Teams Guide, help teacher practice Teams …

2022-02-03: Daughters parent information night and I’m left wondering why are we still teaching how to use coins …

2022-01-30: New look based off Canoopsy youtube.com/watch

2022-01-24: We made model portraits of each other. 🤣

2022-01-24: Watched 📽 Mortal Combat and I wish I didn’t 🤣. Probs better than Godzilla vs Kong, at least I think …

2022-01-24: Netflix is raising their price again, it’s still cheaper than a movie ticket and I get so much more, …

2022-01-23: Finished reading: Abaddon’s Gate by James S. A. Corey 📚 - of course it was great.

2022-01-23: A clear sign to get the jab plus a booster if you can. Unvaccinated 5X more likely to get omicron …

2022-01-23: Watched 📽 The House and found it super creepy and weird. Definitely not for kids and not a normal …

2022-01-22: Watched Eternals 📽 and found it very watchable. Not sure what all the negativity about it was filled …

2022-01-21: I’m looking forward to trying the Raspberry Pi 400’s this year.

2022-01-21: Definitely worth a read if you are struggling with not letting the virus in. …

2022-01-19: Current watch faces. Work, running, normal, mindful.

2022-01-19: First 12 hours of booster was fine, I even got a run in. Now I’ve had enough, so tired and generally …

2022-01-15: Absolutely loved watching 📺 Station Eleven. A great story, filled with intrigue, weirdness, some …

2022-01-14: All the problems in the world are our fault - well that’s what the marketing department tells us

2022-01-06: Glad the system works - Novak Djokovic Is Refused Entry Into Australia Over Vaccine Exemption

2022-01-06: My booster vaccine and my daughters first all booked on the same day. We will get through it …

2022-01-03: I think I have settled on my home screen for the start of 2022. Definitely trying to be different …

2022-01-03: Watched 📽 Godzilla vs. Kong. I can suspend a whole lot of disbelief but that was pretty stupid. …

2022-01-02: Another good read and a reminder I’m so lucky to be in Perth, Australia. We can hopefully learn and …

2022-01-02: As a follow up from yesterday, here is a good article about masks. I really think people should take …

2022-01-01: One goal for 2022 is to not retweet but quote tweet and maybe encourage a discussion. Or create a …

2022-01-01: A beautiful day at Rottnest. A bit chilly for swimming but the little one loved it.

2022-01-01: When COVID-19 first appeared there was so much information about how it spreads like wash hands, use …

2022-01-01: I’m trying to find good face masks for COVID-19. N95/KN95 seem to be the best. Surgical mask are not …

2021-12-31: Cool read to tickle your science mind. www.wired.com/story/the…

2021-12-31: 2021 in Review This is my list of the best (mostly tech) things of 2021. Best App This one has to go to …

2021-12-30: I highly recommend the Sunset Coast Explorer that runs from Whitfords shopping centre to Scarborough …

2021-12-30: Watched 📽 Don’t Look Up and it was mostly enjoyable and possibly too realistic. Definitely watch but …

2021-12-30: Looks like I’m done for the year. Picked up a niggle this morning so I’m resting tomorrow. What a …

2021-12-29: It’s come to this 😂

2021-12-27: And so is this. So meta 😁 youtube.com/watch

2021-12-27: This is quite amusing 😁 youtube.com/watch

2021-12-27: Another 5am run, this time we start above 30C.

2021-12-26: Hmmm heading out for my 5am run and it’s kinda hot 🥵

2021-12-24: Some great news! Except I’d planned a Doctor Who Christmas Special marathon while the family were …

2021-12-23: Off to get tested. Great timing to feel unwell and then Perth gets a COVID case. Fingers crossed for …

2021-12-23: So #Hawkeye 📺 was a bit rubbish. So many convoluted moments. Bad guys seemed to be fans of gun …

2021-12-19: Post sea lion swimming lunch.

2021-12-19: Just got back from swimming with sea lions. I was super nervous about sharks but I survived. The sea …

2021-12-15: Watched 1917 📽 and was really well done. Super tense, as you could imagine. Watch when you think you …

2021-12-15: I’m am having so much fun upgrading my Mac to macOS 12.1. I am not joking that this image shows …

2021-12-15: We had plans to go to see Encanto at the movies today. Went to buy tickets - $40 for the 2 of us. …

2021-12-14: Boola Bardip, sushi and ferry rides. Now we are exhausted.

2021-12-14: Troubleshooting my Apple Watch accuracy with 2 identical runs, a day apart. Left is using …

2021-12-13: Watched 📽 Shang-Chi and really enjoyed it. Good humour and some very well choreographed fight …

2021-12-12: Finished watching season 1 of Invasion 📺 and I highly recommend it for insomniacs. Such a slow, …

2021-12-10: Netflix being Netflix. I really liked Cowboy Beebop, shame it’s now cancelled. 📺

2021-12-04: So many good 📺 tv shows to watch right now. I’m trying to finish Cowboy Beebop, start The Wheel of …

2021-12-04: Final week of students for 2021 means multiple all day events, assemblies, speech night, …

2021-11-30: Is there a way to insert slides into PowerPoint from another PowerPoint that keeps the formatting of …

2021-11-25: The new Mint themes in Tweetbot are offensively good. Thanks @tapbots

2021-11-24: Arcane streaming on Netflix is well worth the watch. Amazing artwork and thumping soundtrack via …

2021-11-24: Adding Hoka One One Mach 4’s to my rotation. These will be my tempo/interval shoes. I’m looking …

2021-11-20: This morning I watched the full moon set over a perfectly still ocean. The sun had risen behind me …

2021-11-19: Endorphin Speed - What went wrong Back at the start of May I could not have been happier that I’d picked up a pair of Saucony …

2021-11-18: My running 🏃‍♂️ gear page has been updated and it looks nicer too. I have some things to say about …

2021-11-13: Got to watch my first child getting married today over Zoom. Not the way I wanted but happy to see …

2021-11-11: We got a really cool sign to go with our Lego Wall and 3D Printers. It’s very hard to take a photo …

2021-11-10: Signed up for Twitter Blue after seeing the Top Articles feature. Unfortunately I missed the fine …

2021-11-10: First quick run since the marathon. I’ve lost fitness but happy to still pull off a sub 20min 5k.

2021-11-09: I’m going to give Matter another go. I thought it was a RSS reader replacement but have realised …

2021-11-05: In the metaverse there is no way to rename your headsets. Can’t see that being a problem.

2021-11-05: Maybe it’s the nerd in me but im super happy that I own superdavey.omg.lol 🤣

2021-11-02: This a post from Humboldt - a way to post to Micro.blog using Shortcuts.

2021-10-31: I’ve been so happy with the camera abilities of my iPhone 13 Pro. It’s effortless to create a quick …

2021-10-23: Watch 🎥 Black Widow and it was entertaining. Nothing special and it made a good free watch. Glad I …

2021-10-23: Watched 🎥 Wonder Woman 1984 and what a dumpster fire. Was there anything good about it?

2021-10-22: Comparing the last training run with the first 10km of the marathon. While looking at the data for my recent marathon it became clear quite quickly that something was …

2021-10-21: Really happy to see Microsoft create a new tool called Microsoft Quiz and by default you can create …

2021-10-17: Look at this medal. It’s so good.

2021-10-17: Watched 🎥 Sonic the Hedgehog on Netflix with my daughter and it was great. We laughed all the way …

2021-10-17: Crossing the finishing line 🥳

2021-10-17: Well I didn’t break 3 or get a PB. I had to dig deep just to finish. Not sure why, I’ve run better …

2021-10-15: You know when you get really excited and really nervous? That’s me times a million right now. 🏃‍♂️

2021-10-08: Last night in Broome. What a way to finish.

2021-10-07: Apple News needs a “block all Murdoch Press” button. I know what it says anyhow: climate change is …

2021-10-06: Broome Day 2

2021-10-05: Broome Day 1

2021-10-04: Today I checked out the Galaxy Fold and Flip thanks to @standouted for making want to have a look. …

2021-10-03: Daughter 8: MUM! Me: we are trying to be quiet today and mum is in the bedroom, is there something I …

2021-10-01: Nine months complete and I have never run this much in a year before.

2021-09-26: Loving macro photography with my new iPhone.

2021-09-23: Did this along time ago but if you are on the fence - Delete Facebook

2021-09-19: Well all good plans rely on tying up your shoe laces correctly apparently. I’ve just decided not to …

2021-09-15: After 3 years with my iPhone XS Max I’m going to upgrade to a iPhone 13 Pro 256Gb Silver. I’m hoping …

2021-09-15: I decided I didn’t need a MagSafe charger for the new iPhone I’ll order Friday. I came home and my …

2021-09-05: My other half looking amazing. 😍

2021-09-01: While my students worked on their #SwiftUI apps, I decided to replicate the iOS Clock app. I got …

2021-08-31: I’ve been really getting into MyEdOnline lately inside SEQTA. It’s just great how you structure …

2021-08-29: Today was spent celebrating our little ones 8th birthday. Shame the weather is not great to have a …

2021-08-27: Special Edition Nike Pegasus 38’s arrived. I really like the Pegasus as a daily trainer.

2021-08-26: Book week dress up - Superman crossed with an Apple Distinguished Educator #ADEChat

2021-08-24: Now I am running 2 Marathons in 2 months After running on Sunday I realised that I would not be able to maintain my planned marathon pace for …

2021-08-23: When we start throwing around 70-80% targets for vaccinated Australians, these current stats say we …

2021-08-21: After being sick over the last 2 weeks, I am having to make some big decisions about competing in …

2021-08-18: Mario Kart eSports Trophy’s are printed and ready to give to the winners tomorrow.

2021-08-18: I am really excited to be presenting at the next Apple AppDev Connect. I will be sharing how we use …

2021-08-17: Mela is the best recipe manager I’ve used. I highly recommend it 👍

2021-08-16: I’m officially “fully” vaccinated today with it being two weeks since my second Pfizer shot. I …

2021-08-15: Wellington Dam mural. So great.

2021-08-15: Using emoji in calendar event names In the last Apple AppDev Connect, Jessica Grauds suggested using emoji’s to identify calendar events …

2021-08-15: Day trip to Wilyabrup to see Quinninup Falls

2021-08-03: So far I’m having a much better reaction to the second Pfizer shot. My arm is barely sore and I feel …

2021-08-02: I just added my COVID vaccine digital certificate to my Apple Wallet via the Medicare Express App. …

2021-08-02: Second Pfizer shot done. 🦠🤛

2021-08-01: Shared this with my wonderful wife. I think she may recognise many traits. The Truth About Dating a …

2021-07-29: Can we please put the use of “pivot” in the “parking lot” 😂

2021-07-25: So happy with a half marathon PB. Getting a running coach and training hard has paid off. Now to see …

2021-07-23: Just added a Gear page to my blog that includes the gear I use while running. If you would like me …

2021-07-22: Mac users, stop what you are doing and open System Preferences, go to Accessibility and find Pointer …

2021-07-22: I’ve decide to subscribe to Strava and see if I can move away from 3 to 4 apps to analyse my running …

2021-07-22: I’m running Safari iOS Beta 3 and Safari Technology Preview 15 with colour enabled and combined tab …

2021-07-17: Just bought the ultimate running shoes. Nike Air Zoom Alphafly Next%. They were amazing to try on …

2021-07-14: Thom York doing what Thom York does best and I love it Creep Very 2021

2021-07-08: I’m going to go bold and say Loki is the best Marvel production to date, better than all the movies. …

2021-07-08: I highly recommend Episode 96 of A Runner’s Life podcast. The episode covers so much about women’s …

2021-07-07: Delta variant slams Missouri as ICUs fill and ventilators run low. It’s difficult to think over here …

2021-07-03: Just signed up for the Sunset Coast Marathon. First Marathon since spinal surgery. I’m very excited.

2021-07-02: This looks interesting. Take a photo of a pile of lego and it will suggest something to make. 😳 …

2021-07-01: So my reaction to the Pfizer shot seem to be good. I started with a sore arm and progressed through …

2021-06-30: Pfizer Vaccine Dose 1 complete 👍

2021-06-29: This weather alert has me baffled. What is the warning and why only sheep graziers?

2021-06-26: I have really enjoyed listening to The Eleventh. I knew the “speech” but never knew what lead to or …

2021-06-24: It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. Steve Jobs 2003

2021-06-23: This could be my favourite new find in macOS Big Sur. Turn the Fn button into the emoji launcher. …

2021-06-22: Just finished watching What’s new in SwiftUI for iOS 15 and there is so much to unpack. SwiftUI is …

2021-06-20: When you give your daughter a label maker …

2021-06-16: Back in the day people were actually banned from wearing certain types of shoes. This is a great …

2021-06-13: Going out for dinner with the birthday girl. 🥳

2021-06-13: I agree with Matt on this I use Twitter see all kinds of information and to hopefully have positive …

2021-06-12: Leaving Gmail behind Yesterday I decide to start migrating off Gmail as my email provider. I am just not comfortable …

2021-06-09: I’m renewing my Apple Developer account again, this year I plan on developing an app in Swift …

2021-06-08: Spacial Audio sounds freaking awesome 😎 music.apple.com

2021-06-08: Got my COVID vaccine booked for the 30th!! So excited 😆

2021-06-07: I’m not a fan of Outlook but after seeing the Pride themes, I may be converted. @Microsoft has done …

2021-06-06: Supermodels 😎

2021-05-31: My physio just pummelled my calf muscle. Fingers crossed it helps because right now I can barely …

2021-05-26: I’m always amused by stats linking to football stadiums and Olympic size swimming pools. Maybe we …

2021-05-26: I had a great run today and knocked off some shorter distance PB’s (1 mile). Unfortunately during …

2021-05-23: It’s crazy to think that even though I don’t feel 100% that I can now knock off a sub 40min 10k …

2021-05-21: I’ve just discovered Miro for online whiteboard collaboration, it looks fantastic and is free for …

2021-05-20: This is amazing. Well done to the Team at Apple for making Apple Watch AssistiveTouch

2021-05-16: Why I use Spring summed up in one image. (Order is Spring, Tweetbot and Twitter)

2021-05-16: Here’s my new thermometer in action. (Well the app) 😆

2021-05-16: Weber Connect Smart BBQ Hub I decided today that I really did need a new thermometer for my Weber. I have had nothing for a …

2021-05-15: Tonight we finished Avatar: The Last Airbender after months of watching as our bedtime downtime. …

2021-05-12: Happy that I have overtaken 2018’s total km’s run. That was the year I ran my last marathon and had …

2021-05-12: Such a complicated application Omnifocus 4 will be written in SwiftUI. I dig that 👍

2021-05-09: For all the Uni students out there Start page numbering on Page 3 in Microsoft Word it would be nice …

2021-05-07: Whenever I think my day is tough, I can reliably count on my wife to put my paper cuts into …

2021-05-05: I use True Tone and seems to work well in lower lit rooms at night. Is Night Shift really helping …

2021-05-05: Companies really need to stop using seasons when announcing release dates for products. Tech …

2021-05-02: A quick review of the Saucony Endorphin Speeds 😳

2021-05-01: The WA Consultation – Review of the F–10 Aus Curriculum Digital Technologies looks improved. My only …

2021-05-01: My daughter’s basketball career begins today.

2021-04-29: I want to break 3 (Yeah an hour behind Nike and I could sing a Queen song about it. 😁) I have a goal, I have had it …

2021-04-28: I think I may have found a marathon to run 🤔 Sunset Coast Run. It’s 20 weeks away, close to …

2021-04-28: My new shoes arrived and they feel amazing. I cannot wait to give them a go. So light and springy.

2021-04-27: Unlocking my iPhone with Apple Watch while wearing a mask is so good. Update your devices people! …

2021-04-26: Walking in lockdown We had our last walk in lockdown tonight and watched the sun go down. Back to work tomorrow...

2021-04-26: Not happy about the price, but I am really happy to get my hands on a pair of Saucony Endorphin …

2021-04-26: Using WorkOutDoors for logging my Apple Watch runs Today I started using WorkOutDoors for my runs again and I’m going to provide regular updates on how …

2021-04-26: There is a small part of me that wants another day of lock down so I can install the iOS 14.5 and …

2021-04-24: Current Home Screen. I am really enjoying the lighter wallpaper, layout and icons.

2021-04-24: Wireless Link for Oculus Quest 2 this is great.

2021-04-23: Playing with Micro.blog settings and I managed to disable cross site posting. 🤷‍♂️ Hopefully it’s …

2021-04-23: I have been playing with #SwiftUI 2’s ColorPicker but I am trying to extract the RGB values like …

2021-04-23: In choosing a keychain for an AirTag, I have realised that the Apple keychain is not oriented …

2021-04-21: Mythic Quest Everlight was great 👍

2021-04-21: I really did not want to run today and I nearly gave up after 2 intervals. I ended up finishing the …

2021-04-17: On top of WA and having a great time at Bluff Knoll.

2021-04-14: So for this mornings run I tried to use WorkOutDoors which has some great functionality. It made …

2021-04-11: Whenever my wife and daughter have the night alone they have “girls night” and they do “girlie” …

2021-04-09: Favourite pic so far. 😍

2021-04-08: Family lunch turned into an argument on getting vaccinated. Passions were certainly high and I got a …

2021-04-06: Tonight we cooked steaks on the fire pit. 😁

2021-04-06: A morning on the water. So lovely at Big Brook Dam in Pemberton.

2021-04-05: Campsite is set for a couple of days. First time using the Red Roads fire pit.

2021-04-02: Finally, Poppa got a good cuddle with his favourite grandchild 😍

2021-04-02: So my bbq thermometer died today and there are no shops open. So I’m winging this cook. Meanwhile I …

2021-03-29: All my girls together at last. 😍

2021-03-28: What a great video on using paper size to measure the smallest to the largest of our known …

2021-03-25: I’m really happy with the guides I made today. The new precise editing controls in Pages is great. I …

2021-03-24: I’ve already hit 1000 km running for the year in just 67 days. I really can’t believe how well my …

2021-03-22: I enjoyed watching this presentation about over parenting by Dr Judith Locke. I think I may be …

2021-03-19: Another Year 9 Outdoor Ed Camp complete with so many good memories. The highlight is always seeing …

2021-03-10: I actually agree with this and makes plenty of sense to end users. I’d be happy if my podcasts …

2021-03-08: I really like this idea for the Today view in Things. I think I’m going to give it a go. …

2021-03-07: Happy how this little one turned out.

2021-03-07: So how’s having a running coach going? Well this is what I’m seeing during a workout run. So happy. …

2021-03-06: Anyone else watching Pacific Rim: The Black? I’m quite enjoying it.

2021-02-28: I always believe that Twitter has a great looking app. It has great iconography and general design. …

2021-02-12: My favourite RSS reader Unread just got an update making it a free to use app. If you have resisted …

2021-02-02: Turning the Timeline into a List on Twitter Episode 337 of the Upgrade podcast had a great discussion about using lists in Twitter. I really …

2021-01-20: Just noticed that USA is just shy of the total number of deaths from COVID-19 as from WWII. Makes …

2021-01-18: This is my current list of Podcasts I listen to.

2021-01-18: So my hope that the media will share vaccine news in a balanced way isn’t going well so far. …

2021-01-15: Custom Nike’s arrived

2021-01-13: First go at 4x4 with my new car. I made a good choice. My son thinks it’s “boring” because my car is …

2021-01-11: Look at this poor little guy. Next thing you know they’ll be shutting down his Twitter account.

2021-01-10: Such a great episode and very important. If you are looking for ways to encourage others to get …

2021-01-07: Today I became a grand parent. Little Emilia May Ann MacKenzie joined us this morning. She beautiful …

2021-01-07: This new app from a great developer allows an easy way to use your iPhone a document camera. …

2021-01-05: I really enjoyed Episode 68 of A Runner’s Life. Emmanuel gave a good summary of why he runs …

2021-01-02: I could listen to podcasts like this all day long. pca.st

2021-01-02: I only just realised there was a new episode of Doctor Who. I’m in shock but my wife, on the …

2021-01-02: More running stats from 2020 Distance x Count

2021-01-01: My running stats for 2020

2020-12-31: The end of the year has come to a sad end for my family. We had plans to travel to see our first …

2020-12-31: Running 2020 This has been an interesting year for my running. I started off so well and worked hard to complete …

2020-12-25: Cooking a brisket It has been great to finally have a real go at cooking a brisket on my Weber BBQ. It was around 2 …

2020-12-25: A successful brisket was cooked by me and had by all. 😁

2020-12-25: If you are an Apple TV+ subscriber, I highly recommend watching Wolfwalkers. My 7 year old loved it …

2020-12-19: If you haven’t already deleted Facebook from your life then here’s another reason. In Apple trying …

2020-12-18: Well the Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian was more than overwhelming.

2020-12-16: First go at Kayaking on her own. We were tethered but someone (🤫) forgot the life jacket.

2020-12-11: I am now an owner of a Remote Pilot Licence (RePL). Passed with 84.3% on my first attempt. Now to go …

2020-12-11: Sitting a 1 ½ hour exam today to receive a Remote Pilot Licence (RePL) and I am super nervous …

2020-11-28: Apple Watch Heart Rate and Hairy Arms Since owning an Apple Watch, both Series 2 and 4, I’ve struggled with the heart rate sensor whilst …

2020-11-25: Today I started experimenting with Notion and I am amazed how powerful it is. So far I’m using it …

2020-11-25: I’ve just signed up for a running coach. My first call is tonight and I am very excited. This is …

2020-11-21: First camping trip with the new truck. 👍

2020-11-20: Today we got to tell this little one that she is with us forever.

2020-11-18: Good to see the games in The Queens Gambit were thought out. Such a good show kottke.org

2020-11-16: Looks like ProRAW is giving the Pro iPhones a huge benefit. www.youtube.com/watch

2020-11-16: How great is this video. I think I’ll be trying this out with my daughter. …

2020-11-14: The Mandalorian is becoming the continuation of The Clone Wars and Rebels. 📺

2020-11-13: These new icons look bonkers and I love them 🤪 9to5mac.com

2020-11-13: Happy to see Fantastical update with some new widget choices and options today. The Big Sur update …

2020-09-13: Cooking Steak on a Weber Charcoal BBQ I thought it was about time to share how I cook great steak on my Weber Charcoal BBQ. Now when I say …

2020-09-09: Launching an App to the App Store Super Colour It has been 2 weeks now since Super Colour was released on the App Store. What started …

2020-08-12: SwiftUI - Adding Tabs This guide will show how to add Tabs to your app. It is quick and easy, thanks to SwiftUI and allows …

2020-08-11: SwiftUI - Creating New Views This guide will show how to create a new View so that we can modularise our code, making it easier …

2020-08-06: Taking an Activity Notification Diet No more Activity Notifications I recently became aware of the Attention Diet by Mark Manson, it is …

2020-07-29: SwiftUI - Using SF Symbols SF Symbols are a great little bonus when developing apps. It is a whole suite of iconography that …

2020-07-26: SwiftUI - Adding Images In this guide, I will show you how to add images to a SwiftUI app. Look for a nice image before you …

2020-07-24: SwiftUI - Adding Gradient Colour SwifUI makes it super easy to add gradient colour effects to your app design. This guide will show …

2020-07-22: SwiftUI - Adding Colour In this guide, I will be explaining how to add colour to the SwiftUI app. It is very simple and I …

2020-07-21: SwiftUI - Alternative methods to add and modify Text and Stacks In the follow up to my last post, this guide will show how to use the object library in Xcode to …

2020-07-20: SwiftUI - Basic VStack|HStack|ZStack If you are interested in trying some simple SwiftUI, this video will show you how to use VStacks, …

2020-05-05: Designing Apps in Keynote I have created 2 videos to show how to use Keynote for App design. The first video explains how to …

2020-04-24: Unread 2 for RSS Article List View | Article View | Article Options I have been using Unread 2 for a couple of weeks …

2020-04-22: Unexpected side effect of the Magic Keyboard It has only been 2 days since I received a Magic Keyboard for my iPad Pro and it has already changed …

2020-03-22: Petzl Swift RL Head Torch Recently I picked up a new head torch to help with the dark early morning runs. Some paths that I …

2020-03-22: Come Back Marathon on Hold As with the many things in life at the moment, I received news that the Bunbury Marathon had been …

2020-02-25: Apple Mail markup is so good iOS 13.3.1 solved all of the bugs I was experiencing with Apple Mail and I am most happy about this …

2020-02-13: I run marathons and lose Apple Watch Competions twitter.com/mkbhd/sta… It shouldn’t bother me but I am training for a marathon which includes …

2020-02-09: Apple Watch Podcast Apps for Runners One of my joys of running is churning through my podcast queue. It’s great for just zoning out and …

2020-02-05: Four week wait for AirPod Pros So I finally took the splurge and ordered AirPod Pros. I have a 4 week wait, which makes me reflect …

2020-02-04: Distance Running Programmes I have been running for around 6 years now and whenever I plan on running a marathon I follow one of …

2020-02-02: Mobile Phones in Schools for the next decade I was listening to episode 97 of the Pragmatic podcast recently and John asked Myke Hurley what …

2020-01-27: Year of Positivity This year I have decided to have a theme. This came about as I left 2019 thinking it should have …

2020-01-22: Upgrading to a MacBook Air This year I decided to swap my 2017 MacBook Pro for a 2019 MacBook Air and over the last couple of …

2020-01-19: Back to work 2020 edition So I’m back to work tomorrow after a great Christmas break. This year I’m looking for to teaching …

2020-01-14: Dark Textures This one is inspired by Matt Birchler and his take. Mine come from some stunning trees in The Valley …

2020-01-09: Current Watch Faces At the moment I switch between 3 faces depending on what I’m doing. The first face is using …

2020-01-08: Dark Mode and Text Size Recently, while listening to episode 273 (I think) of The Talk Show podcast, John spoke about having …

2019-08-28: Live AR Pictures App Part 5 Now the final part of my guides showing how to create you own Live AR Pictures app. This movie …

2019-08-27: Live AR Pictures App Part 4 In this part of the series I am going to explain how we can add to our app so that when an image is …

2019-08-21: Live AR Pictures App Part 3 This is Part 3 in the series for creating a Live AR Pictures App. In this movie I show how to loop …

2019-05-20: Raspberry Pi Temp Sensor Part 4

In this part of the series we will be looking at how you can access your data using Xcode and then …

2019-05-16: Raspberry Pi Temp Sensor Part 3

In this part of the series we will be looking at creating a PHP web page that will show the data …

2019-05-15: Raspberry Pi Temp Sensor Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of this guide. To store our temperature values we will need a database, we will …

2019-05-14: Raspberry Pi Temp Sensor Part 1

Over the last few years I have been teaching a class called Mechatronics that combines together …

2019-02-25: Live AR Pictures App Part 2 Now for the second part in a series of movies explaining how to make your own AR app using Live …

2019-02-21: Live AR Pictures App Part 1 This is the first part in a series of movies explaining how to create your own AR app using Live …

2019-02-20: Augmented Reality App Development At the end of last year I spent some time learning how to create an iOS app using the Augmented …

2018-06-08: Coding Segues This is a movie covering the fourth part of App Development with Swift Chapter 3 Section 6 …

2018-06-08: Passing Data in Segues This is a movie covering the third part of App Development with Swift Chapter 3 Section 6 …

2018-06-08: Adding Navigation Controllers This is a movie covering the second part of App Development with Swift Chapter 3 Section 6 …

2018-06-08: Building Basic Segues This is a movie covering the first part of App Development with Swift Chapter 3 Section 6 …

2017-03-31: Podcasting Microphones Extras So since my last post where I discussed my recommendations for a good podcasting microphone I have …

2017-03-30: Podcasting Microphones For all intensive purposes do not record audio through the microphone of your laptop, these …

2017-03-14: Podcasting Series One of the many ways I like to pass time while running or driving is by listening to Podcasts. They …

2014-11-24: Podcasting Activity

This week I am beginning a new task with my Year 10 class. So far this year we have looked at …

2014-10-30: Cyber Savvy Summit 2014

Over the last couple days I have had the privilege to be involved in the Cyber Savvy Summit 2014. …

2014-10-03: A Reason for Windows 10 Being 10 If you have seen the news about Windows 10 being released, one of the “controversies” …

2013-07-28: Breaking my

So about 3 weeks ago I decided to take a break from Facebook; it was the direct result of commenting …

2013-05-15: Always impressed by the iPhone 5 camera Recently I managed to develop an interest in photography due to teaching it to my year 10’s (I …

2013-05-15: Social Media Slideshow for Parents Recently at my school I needed to present a session for parents on Social Media. Attached is the PDF …

2013-03-30: Soldering up the Adafruit Data Logger Shield for Arduino

So this week my Adafruit Data Logger arrived for my Arduino and I thought I’d share what it …

2013-03-20: Year 7 Social Media Lesson

So I thought I would share the lesson I taught to my year 7 classes last week. It was tweaked during …

2013-03-15: I surveyed 70 Year 7's about Social Media and here are the results

So over the last week I decided to survey the Year 7 students, between 11 and 12 years old, at my …

2013-03-13: Strawpoll.me - A great website for polls I thought I point out a great website for polling students on a topic. It’s called …

2013-03-12: Time to begin.... So welcome to my blog. My name is David Brown and I am an educator from Perth Western Australia. I …