Tonio Loewald

Tonio Loewald

2kW

I remember some time ago that an environmentalist group in Switzerland had calculated that if we were all going to live sustainably at similar standard of living (i.e. not burning A/C in McMansions in Arizona playing golf on greens watered…

Nova… reconsidered

I’ve been using Panic Nova pretty solidly for over two months now. I’ve been using it for both my personal work and for my “day job”, and today I got sufficiently frustrated with it to switch back to VS Code…

A Fire Upon the Deep, Revisited

(This is an AI-generated image linked in a reddit thread talking about generating this image using AI, so I don’t feel too guilty using it.) I recently discovered I had collected a lot of credits in the audiobook service I…

Sensible Gun Laws

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything overtly political, but I just listened to the third and fourth episodes of the latest series of Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast, Revisionist History. Even though this is probably my favorite podcast of all…

nova vs code

Can an indie software company compete with a free product from Microsoft that seemingly everyone, myself included, uses… as well as other well-regarded indy products such as Sublime and BBEdit? I’m a big, long-term fan of Panic software. It started…

Brave vs. Arc

I decided to revisit two of the more interesting Chromium-based browsers, Brave—the privacy first browser that I was somehow convinced was based on Gecko and not Chromium—and The Browser Company’s Arc browser, which basically offers an alternative to the tab…