Devin Reams wearing a teal shirt in front of a teal sign that says 'trouble'

Howdy! I’m Devin. I’m sensibly impulsive, consistently non-committal, and passionately impartial. I’m a technologist living in Denver, Colorado.

Is a consultancy also a startup?

In honor of Denver Startup Week, I’d like to try to answer a question we’ve thought about at Crowd Favorite: are we a startup?

Take good care of your house with BrightNest

Rachel and I have been living in our house for almost two years now. Last year I found a neat little online startup (out of Denver, I later learned) called BrightNest that helps us take care of all the chores and things we never quite knew we should do (plus the ones we did) around here.

Troubleshooting WordPress flowchart

Here’s a handy flow chart that we mentally work through at least once a month ourselves (or with a client). I’m saving this here for posterity. (via @scribu)

Mitt Romney thinks you need to take responsibility for your life

Squashed takes a quick look at the math around paying income taxes:

Caine’s Arcade Goes Global

A great follow-up to a great story. Plus, cameo by NASA!

Why I’m not a founder

Ben Bleikamp, a designer with a very respectable and enviable design career:

Lift app launches

Kudos to the team at Lift for launching their iOS app today:

What it’s like to work for Stripe

From Alex MacCaw:

The New Microsoft Logo

I’m not quite sure I follow what happened here, but I think I get it:

Oktoberfest coming to the Rockies

We’re planning to head to Breckenridge and Vail in September for their respective Oktoberfests. This is my favorite time of the year and after these 100-degree days I’m very ready to start wearing sweaters.