Mon 18 Feb
Tips on getting your content out of the blogging service before it shuts down.
Mon 26 Dec
Our versatile, mobile-friendly theme for WordPress is one-third off, until 31 Dec.
Wed 30 Mar
Our theme is now available for bloggers using WordPress.com.
Fri 27 Aug
Looking closely at vintage comics. Sometimes very, very close.
Wed 31 Mar
Looking at four months of sales data for my WordPress theme.
Wed 09 Dec
Come see me Wed 16 Dec at AIGA New York’s twenty-fifth Fresh Dialogue event.
Wed 01 Oct
Underestimating the importance of RSS in a redesign.
Tue 30 Sep
A funny thing happened to me on the way to practically abandoning this blog.
Fri 25 Apr
RSS readers are like junk drawers that won’t listen to you.
Thu 24 Apr
Taking a comeback seriously, but the absence lightly.
Wed 30 Jan
First steps to a new publishing platform.
Sun 09 Sep
Eking out a bit more performance from this creaky old publishing system.
Tue 24 Jul
Writing well for one medium might mean writing poorly in another.
Thu 14 Jun
It’s really difficult to keep it short.
Fri 18 May
Design blogs are bringing us more design writing than ever, even as they pose a real danger to design writing.
Fri 13 Apr
My official and mostly unsurprising endorsements for The Webby Awards.
Tue 30 Jan
Things about me that seem very important right now.
Wed 29 Nov
As I recover from a 24-hour bug, get ready for random.
Tue 21 Nov
Movable Type maintenance in progress here.
Fri 03 Nov
Possibly the first of a long line of dumping grounds for links I can’t turn into full posts.
Wed 18 Oct
Problems publishing this blog that shouldn’t require anyone smarter than me to fix.
Tue 25 Apr
Lamenting the state of affairs for Six Apart’s pioneering blog publishing software.
Sat 22 Apr
On blogging, changes to the comments policy, and calling special attention to me.
Tue 18 Apr
What do you listen to when you write in the blogosphere?
Thu 23 Feb
The most glaring of the un-index-able content types can now be indexed.
Mon 23 Jan
An unexpected honor from the Annual Weblog Awards.
Sun 19 Jun
A long-winded excuse for an extremely busy period of not doing anything on this Web site.
Thu 19 May
With a sense of futility, I present my musical baton.
Tue 17 May
Coming to terms with remarkable similarities which may or may not be intentional.
When I wasn’t looking, someone stole my Web site.
Wed 04 May
I’m, like, totally guest-posting over at Signal vs. Noise this month.
Mon 25 Apr
Just because I have the power to create a new weblog, does it mean I should?
Fri 08 Apr
RSS feeds take a lot of energy, but where do people find the time?
Wed 30 Mar
We need a way to aggregate everything you ever wrote anywhere on the Web in a single place.
Mon 14 Mar
On the third day, the second report from SXSW.
Tue 01 Mar
Don’t sit there trying to come up with something to blog about unless you have something to blog about.
Wed 26 Jan
What is a blog, weblogs as fiction, and other vague, ill-formed ideas about the medium.
Tue 25 Jan
If I let you know where I am, what’s that mean for this weblog?
Sun 16 Jan
XML feeds for Subtraction.com have been revamped. Go wild!
Mon 03 Jan
Looking back at an early, abortive attempt at keeping an online journal.
Sun 02 Jan
Welcome to Subtraction Version 7.0.
Mon 27 Sep
Report on my trial period with NetNewsWire 2.0 beta.
Fri 24 Sep
How does anybody find the time to keep up with a weblog?
Tue 07 Sep
In the process of redesigning Subtraction.com, and dumping BBEdit or skEdit.
Fri 20 Aug
Thanks and a very important correction on who’s responsible for that Boxes and Arrows entry.
Tue 17 Aug
For Internet Explorer users, special accommodations are always necessary.
Fri 06 Aug
Subtle tweaks may indicate an impending redesign.
Wed 04 Aug
Two minor flirtations with fame today, one for me and one for my four-legged companion.
Mon 17 May
PulpFiction is finally here, and this is what I think of it.
Wed 07 Apr
How my Web surfing habits have changed.
Wed 17 Mar
The search for the perfect XML news reader.
Wed 13 Aug
This posted started out as a review of a backpack, and then all hell broke loose!
Tue 17 Jun
500 posts is a milestone of some kind, right?
Sat 14 Jun
The limitations of Movable Type’s categories feature.
Sat 31 May
Witnessing the difficulty of installing Movable Type.
Mon 28 Apr
The latest iteration of this site, version Six.5, goes public today.
Sat 26 Apr
As I prepare to officially release Six.5, a few words on what I’m looking to get out of it.
Thu 24 Apr
For the sake of posterity, a few technical notes on how I built Subtraction.com version Six.5.
Wed 23 Apr
SixApart Ltd., makers of Movable Type, are really on the move, and it signals the next phase of Internet innovation.
Tue 22 Apr
How redesigning my site has influenced how I write, and how I write has influenced redesigning my site.
Mon 21 Apr
Movable Type is among the best software packages I’ve ever used. It has its shortcomings, but you have to dig deep to find them.
Sun 20 Apr
Most of the major work on Six.5 is done, including transforming the site from fluid to fixed-width layouts.
Sat 19 Apr
The version Six.5 redesign is underway, and here is an explanation of the rationale behind it.
Sat 05 Apr
The rules that govern this blog and the posts that I make to it.
Mon 31 Mar
Its the end of March, and all 200-plus of my old posts are now available.
Fri 27 Sep
Just got Movable Type installed. Whee!
Tue 24 Sep
Im seriously considering switching over to Movable Type.
Sun 02 Jun
A map of New York City bloggers.
Sun 30 Jul
So I had an idea for keeping an online journal, see…