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.

Travel Tip: bring an AirPort Express to hotels

Here’s one of the best things I’ve learned while staying in hotels: bring an Apple AirPort Express wifi base station. I can’t take credit for tip this at all, this is all Alex, but the reason you do this is so you can connect multiple devices through a single access point.

Simpson College relaunches on WordPress

I’m very proud of the team at Crowd Favorite and the great work they did alongside the Simpson College PR team. Everything from the design, to the way the content is managed is exactly the kind of elegant work we’re excited to work on every day. Check out the new site at

Heading to WordCamp San Francisco 2012 this weekend

This weekend Alex and I will be in San Francisco for the annual WordCamp conference. If you’d like to talk shop, chat about WordPress, apply for a job or just grab a drink some time be sure to look for the guys in the Crowd Favorite shirts or drop a line.

The Internet Defense League

The Internet Defense League “is a loose coalition that shares a commitment to defending the Internet.” I decided to participate in broadcasting alerts on my site when the internet is “at risk” not because I think many visitors to a personal blog will be persuaded to act but because it seems like the right thing to do (beyond taking action when needed).

Aurora Shooting

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Rich Kids of Instagram Epitomize Everything Wrong with Instagram

By Rebecca Greenfield at The Atlantic Wire:

One Year

Rachel, it has been 365 days of bliss. Here’s to many more years on our journey together… releases Mint QuickView for Mac

I was browsing the Mac App Store and spotted a new “Editors Choice” app from Mint QuickView. It’s a system tray application icon that pops down a ‘quick view’ (modeled similar to Fantastical or even Spotlight) of your finances. Spending, recent transactions, net worth, etc.

Please take this year’s annual WordPress survey

Please take this year’s annual WordPress survey, and tell your friends!

We’re getting wildly differing assessments

Here’s a fascinating play-by-play from SCOTUSblog of what happened in the media and at the White House (all within 15 minutes) after the Supreme Court’s decision being announced last week: