Roberto Mateu

2019-02-15: Ordering coffee at 130 degrees in Starbucks is the hipster idiom that I’m least ashamed to say …

2019-02-14: I have welcomed emojis into my heart and keyboard. I held out long enough ;) but we lost the war, …

2019-02-14: I’m back on my quarterly install of Google’s Gboard keyboard.

2019-02-14: Ran across Jacoby Young’s Less, More, and None life priority list again. His whole site is …

2019-02-11: In 2003 I visited my first Apple Store, in Cambridge, MA. I was beyond excited. Little did I know …

2019-02-11: A few seconds before this photo, Bettina grabbed my face, turned it on the side, and planted a big …

2019-02-10: Yesterday we celebrated Ana’s birthday. My better half has given me two better wholes – each as …

2019-02-08: This week Robie decided we had to wear (clean) masks for the bedtime story… and last night Bettina …

2019-02-07: Dave Winer: If it doesn’t have a feed it isn’t a podcast. I subscribe to Marco …

2019-02-04: Tracking Expenses (Part 1) For 2019 we’re trying to have better controls of our expenses at home. After trying a few Apps, we …

2019-02-02: Just getting started, but Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke has me glued to the first chapter. A few …

2019-01-31: Mario Kart for iPhone delay could also be related to the rumored game subscription service Apple is …

2019-01-30: From an IT perspective ChromeOS devices are a dream come true. But going as far as offering …

2019-01-25: What a week. Amazing how interests trumped ideology on my dislike towards those that are helping …

2019-01-17: After 11 years of use (10 of them paid), I’m taking a break from Dropbox. It’s still the …

2019-01-15: If the rumored iPad mini is the insides of a 2018 iPad 9.7 in a mini frame with Pencil support, sign …

2019-01-15: Learning about habit stacking has been a surprisingly powerful tool. It’s not a super power – …

2019-01-13: Enjoyed First Man 📺. The claustrophobic scenes from inside the ships were enlightening. Any movie …

2019-01-11: Hmmm, our next generation anti-virus at work might be getting a bit overzealous. Either that, or …

2019-01-07: I don’t remember any of my Norwegian friends so militant about the matpakke lunch, but it was …

2018-12-31: Absolutely best way to finish the year. Amazingly we saw the whole movie – and of course I loved it.

2018-12-30: A very special Aruba Christmas

2018-12-30: The fact there’s no XR leather case from Apple leaves little doubt that the iPhone XR is the …

2018-12-21: Vacation mode dock enabled.

2018-12-20: The new Men In Black trailer looks very fun. Sadly the new Hellboy trailer felt off. Wish it was the …

2018-12-18: Must remember that a tall Starbuck’s flat white has two shots of espresso (ristretto …

2018-12-16: When becoming a sofa is the highlight of a fun weekend.

2018-12-11: Robie turned 3 today, and of course Ana organized an amazing birthday party. His whole afternoon …

2018-12-06: With T-Mobile, seems all major US carriers will support eSIM by years end. Gather around kids, let …

2018-12-06: Of course Mozilla has to say that giving up on EdgeHTML is bad, but they are still right. I …

2018-12-06: Microsoft confirms Edge is moving to Chromium sometime next year. I understand the reasoning and …

2018-12-05: The Verge’s Better Worlds: a science fiction project about hope sounds – and looks – like a …

2018-12-04: Land Rover Defender Spied Flaunting Its New Body In The U.K. I’ll be the grumpy old man… what in the …

2018-12-03: A tip for all Uber drivers: play your local jazz radio station at a reasonable low volume, and the …

2018-11-30: I’d rather buy the digital download version of Firefly (again) than watch it free on Facebook.

2018-11-29: Zcash (ZEC) is launching on Coinbase Pro. I have a special appreciation for Zcash as a project – it …

2018-11-28: Had lunch with my yellow princess.

2018-10-28: On Sundays we go out. Otherwise these two (plus mom) get encierro – aka cabin fever.

2018-10-20: After lunch cappuccino with the Prismo AeroPress thingy. It was made out of need – not play – and I …

2018-10-14: We made a killer entrecôte today.

2018-10-13: We Went Painting Robie and Ana painted a plane, and Bettina tried to paint everything.

2018-09-29: Another gift coffee. Very chocolatey. Trying to see if I can tell the difference between the …

2018-09-28: Forgot to post this in the morning: trying a new Salvadorian medium roast I got as a gift. …

2018-09-26: El más feliz de los 37 cumpleaños. Muy agradecido por los mensajes.

2018-09-26: Sugar and Star Wars. My wife so gets me.

2018-09-24: Cleaning up my 4 year old account on Ana’s MacBook Pro. Still takes all of my willpower to …

2018-09-23: How things change, I had completely forgotten macOS Mojave come out tomorrow. I remember loosing …

2018-09-23: Not the first time Seth Godin inspires me, but looking as his short posts, I’m going to …

2018-09-21: My iPhone XS arrived!!! to Miami. Now I just need to patiently wait a few weeks to visit and pick …

2018-09-08: Really excited to start listening to Creative Selection by Ken Kocienda.

2018-08-19: For the Love of Spock is a solid documentary. A cultural icon played by a good person with normal …

2018-08-12: Sous vide cold brew experiment this morning with my favorite barista helper.

2018-08-04: Picked up some freshly roasted coffee to try later today.

2018-06-30: Me maneja.

2018-06-17: Todos los días pienso en lo bueno que es el antiguo “Roberto padre” para tratar de hacer …

2018-06-17: Happiest Father’s Day with this troupe of cousins.

2018-05-13: We heart you @anitamarcela.

2018-04-14: What's my name again? I’m struggling deciding how and where to microblog. Which is kind of stupid since I’d …

2018-04-13: My dad’s steak adobo recipe: Soy sauce Worcester sauce Mesquite Salt Pepper Garlic flakes …

2018-04-11: I’m still bullish on Soylent because of its minimalist concept: if you’re not going to …

2018-04-11: Cataratas La Paz La Paz Waterfall Gardens: About 90 min from our house in Escazú. As with most Costa Rica touristy …

2018-04-11: Two Roberto’s, one map. Hilarity ensues.

2018-04-08: Current cold brew coffee recipe: 1.5 cups of coarse dark roast Slowly pour regular water until you …

2018-04-05: Thought I was ser for life with my Goruck GR1 backpack and my Waterfield Bolt Briefcase… but they …

2018-04-01: Fun end of weekend con Aba.

2018-03-30: Surprised I didn’t know about the Marta File Manager for macOS before. Extremely fast and …

2018-03-28: Browsery, Barnes & Noble’s answer to Goodreads seems very interesting. Giving a few weeks try. …

2018-03-28: 1Password 7 Beta for Macis out. I’m traveling, so I can’t mess with my production setup. …

2018-03-27: Saw Annihilation tonight. Good movie, but not as mind blown as I expected to be – as Arrival did. …

2018-03-27: No smart connector on new base iPad. The keyboard is Tim Cook’s two button mouse.

2018-03-26: Costa Rica has pushed me to be an accidental coffee snob. Even an average bean gives a delicious …

2018-03-25: Suddenly feel less bad about taking 3 months to finish Oathbringer 📚.

2018-03-25: Multi-media.

2018-03-23: Owner of at least two Roberto Mateu’s hearts. (Co-owner with Amelia @anamateu actually)

2018-03-21: First time in the big boy seat

2018-03-19: Would love a comparison between Studio Neat’s upcoming Mark One and Baron Fig’s Squire.

2018-03-18: I have to agree out of principle… and justifying my eternal ToDo throughout my life 🔗 Why Rotating …

2018-03-17: Going to give Jellies a try. YouTube Kid’s ad-supported model is starting to show more and …

2018-03-17: Cena Peruana Tempranera No le pongamos el chupón para que no se duerma….

2018-03-14: Jason Fried makes the case (unknowingly?) for micro.blog no follower info model by-design.

2018-03-14: However, from the HNews thread on digg reader, Winds 2.0 app looks interesting (although _electron_… …

2018-03-14: Sad that digg reader is shutting down. I’m a happy Feed Wrangler user, but the demise of RSS …

2018-03-13: For DRM-free audiobooks, Bound is my favorite iOS app. As other apps have become more sticky, …

2018-03-12: A good bad day at work. Encountered ( found gives me too much credit) a blocker bug, and had to …

2018-03-10: We saw Wonder today. It’s a feel good movie that touches all the buttons. But it does makes …

2018-03-10: Saturday trip stop.

2018-03-09: Wish TunnelBear team the best in joining McAfee. But would feel uncomfortable if it were 1Password. …

2018-03-09: Been enjoying the Scribd service, and will probably finish Sapiens before it’s not available …

2018-03-08: I present both the most complex engineering project I’ve embarked upon and the longest …

2018-03-08: YouTube TV doesn’t let me cancel from Safari… which would be fine, if it hadn’t let me …

2018-03-07: Bettina's First Beach Day After planning to go to Playa Mantas we ended up in Playa Herradura. Fun day with less fun traffic …

2018-03-06: Josh Comeau’s webpage, Let’s Learn About Waveforms, deserves many awards.

2018-03-06: Excited about Legion Season 2. The first season was probably my favorite show of 2017.

2018-03-06: Wesley Moore: A Year Away From Mac OS I spent less than a week on a Chromebox as an experiment and …

2018-03-06: If I didn’t check the site already a few times a day, the new Techmeme Ride Home podcast would …

2018-03-06: The Angle is a nice looking straight razor. However, not sure I’d move away from my safety …

2018-03-06: Had to rollback a release in production. Bummed after a weekend of testing. You can have your …

2018-03-04: Beach day.

2018-03-04: The Death of Stalin wasn’t sitcom funny, it was actually painfully entertaining.

2018-03-03: This iPad appears broken.

2018-03-01: RAMS, about legendary German designer Dieter Rams – by Gary Hustwit (Helvetica, Objectified, …

2018-02-27: Enjoyed MacSparky’s Blogging Workflow: Move the Cursor from Left to Right At times I forget …

2018-02-26: Google and HTTP: The web is a social agreement not to break things. It’s served us for 25 …

2018-02-26: Today’s morning pomodoros soundtrack 🎵 is Stillness by Heron.

2018-02-25: I don’t regret pushing my company to Slack last year. But in many cases, it creates as many …

2018-02-24: Great Vox video on app addictiveness. I do remember pull to refresh in Tweetie more fondly and less …

2018-02-23: […] Assistant will be able to understand you in multiple languages fluently. Wow. Will work first …

2018-02-22: Apple TV hard reset was mostly painless. Sadly FetchTV crashes on launch (long live Fetch!). Moving …

2018-02-22: Well, movie night got off to a fun start. Stuck in a loop with Apple TV and recovery mode.

2018-02-21: Finally a lower priced Nest Aware plan ($5 a month, 3$ additional camera). My Nest wishlist from two …

2018-02-21: Why It’s so Hard to Actually Work in Shared Offices A member of the cleaning staff— a young …

2018-02-20: Enjoyed this scientifically anecdotal comparison of Apple Maps vs. Google Maps vs. Waze. Costa Rica …

2018-02-20: Here’s hoping that changing the iBooks name to Books, is mostly related to an upcoming …

2018-02-18: Con mi otra consentida.

2018-02-16: This Community mini reunion was very enjoyable..

2018-02-09: En la aventura actual no tenemos selfies sin enanos sonrientes, juguetes desordenados y ojeras sin …

2018-02-08: Scribd’s new unlimited* books and audiobooks subscription is very compelling. Going to check …

2018-02-08: The idea of text to speech is always compelling, but I haven’t been able to use it …

2018-02-07: By the by, I’m loving my 4 WyzeCam’s. Probably being streamed live in a bunch of Chinese …

2018-02-07: Every time I read a company is rejoining its parent, I hear the same sharpening of the knife used …

2018-02-06: Simple Print is an web article cleanup and PDF that almost makes wanna print all articles. This …

2018-02-03: Blade Runner 2049. WOW, just wow. Love it when regardless of if it’s the story I wanted to see, you …

2018-01-25: PencilSnap for Apple Pencil Added to wishlist.

2018-01-25: Walmart and Rakuten take on Amazon with Kobo e-reader alliance Happy about this. Kobo makes great …

2018-01-23: 🔗 20 Things I Learned From Becoming Warren Buffett Gotta see that documentary.

2018-01-20: If you’d ever cleaned a car seat or stroller, you could never support space travel for …

2018-01-15: Saw Atomic Blonde last night. Enjoyed it. Wasn’t familiar with the comic, but the influence in …

2018-01-09: Microsoft says security fixes will noticeably slow older PCs If aliens wanted to affect our global …

2018-01-09: Giving Alfred a try again. Spotlight works, but I miss a bit more power. Even suffering relearning …

2018-01-08: Macdrifter carefully explains how blogs are dead or dying, and he’s also not into newsletters.

2018-01-03: Intel’s KPTI flaw is really bad, but be ready to extreme simplifications. No 30% slowdown for …

2018-01-03: Brent Simmons is going to post more on micro.blog, and so am I.

2018-01-02: “wake up early” is an eternal failed resolution my life. Trying an alternative this …

2017-12-30: Interesting HN comments on Wired’s Kindle piece. Many only use Kindle for fiction and print …

2017-12-26: Finally saw The Last Jedi. Spoiler free thoughts: 1. Glad I only watched the first trailer. 2. Rogue …

2017-12-22: Found my AirPods.

2017-12-21: Excellent point: These new apps may feel less like Mac apps, but I’d bet good money they’ll run …

2017-12-20: Not doing so great on the non-fiction reading these past few months. About to finish Shoe Dog, by …

2017-12-12: Giving the default macOS Spotlight a try for a few days. LaunchBar has felt slow in the last few …

2017-12-07: Also, when”reputable” futures markets appear, the speculation will work both ways. …

2017-12-07: Without a doubt cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are the future. But I don’t see the …

2017-11-30: Gemini PDA: 20 Years On, Meet The All New Psion Series 5 I want this… so much.

2017-11-27: Head to head testing between Nest and Wyze cam starts now. Curious if the 10x price difference is …

2017-11-22: RememBear looks like a solid password manager from the TunnelBear people. Not moving away from …

2017-11-14: The best laptop ever made Apple has made many great laptops, but the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro …

2017-11-13: Winter is coming. However, if you do order an ark of the covenant, we are able to find it.

2017-11-12: Saw Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Amazing effects but overall editing gave me a …

2017-11-09: Polyfact > The best way to browse Reddit’s /r/todayilearned/ Just wasted a good 10 min on this …

2017-11-09: I’ve switched my writing (as if) to Ulysses, but IA Writter 5 is a very clean update. Looking …

2017-11-09: Exile’s Kiss You All Over is one my favorite new discoveries of the Red Oaks soundtrack.

2017-11-08: This open letter to Apple regarding foreign taxes is the perfect example of why Scott Galloway says …

2017-11-08: CrossOver for ChromeOS (via android) is a very intriguing idea.

2017-11-07: Excited for Firefox 57 on the desktop and Firefox 10.0 on iOS coming next week.

2017-11-07: Been trying to send money to Costa Rica for almost a week… so I welcome our upcoming Apple Pay for …

2017-11-07: Today while playing Robie told me Papi, cell aquí and pointed to the floor so I’d put the …

2017-11-06: Taking a break from Sci-Fi, started The Nix by Nathan Hill last night.

2017-11-06: Some app updates make me hungry.

2017-11-04: Giving up on New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson. Usually love his books, but this is a mess of a …

2017-11-04: The building blocks of Saturday.

2017-11-03: No iPhone X for me. Rational reason is cost saving, but there’s something else. I struggle …

2017-11-03: Embracing Friday.

2017-11-02: Finished Red Oaks last night. Probable the best summer tv show I’ve seen. Enjoyed it a lot, and it …

2017-11-02: Read-It-Never: Instapaper and therapeutic self-delusion carefultech.net/2017/11/r… Ouch – the …

2017-11-02: How to access and edit your notes from Control Center in iOS 11 In iOS 11, you can customize how the Notes app works when it’s triggered from Control Center News …

2017-11-02: Reddit’s favorite learning books, from 3.5B comments redditfavorites.com From a quick glance, …

2017-09-12: Derretido.

2017-08-22: First day of class.

2017-08-21: Palm #eclipse2017 Shadows

2017-07-14: Flying from SJO to Miami. Empty seat next to me, but not looking good. At least there’s not …

2017-07-13: Finally playing with the micro.blog app. Deciding on subdomain for mateu.me.

2017-06-18: Cook by numbers with Father’s Day gifts.

2017-05-13: Mañana de monos, mapaches y pisotes.

2017-05-07: This is Ground Control to Roberto Andrés…

2017-04-25: Posted my quick notes for the books I read over winter. Moved from a 5 starts rating scale to a …

2017-04-25: My first tweet had a misspelling, so my first mic should maybe do too? write?

2017-03-24: Guys night-in.

2017-03-12: The end of the rainbow is… a parking in Brickell.

2017-02-19: What’s up, doc?

2017-02-11: Sometimes when he’s really bored, I get a charity kiss.