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.

Gay rights in the US, state by state

Gay rights laws in America have evolved to allow — but in some cases ban — rights for gay, lesbian and transgender people on a range of issues, including marriage, hospital visitation, adoption, housing, employment and school bullying.

Listening with Your Eyes

Here’s a good read from Dustin:

A new look for Colorado Snow

My online ski journal, Colorado Snow, has done some serious “growing up” these past five seasons. So, this year I decided to treat myself to a professionally designed logo by Wet Frog Studios. For posterity, here’s a quick look back at where it’s come…

The Long Tail of Facebook Revenue

According to the Facebook S-1 they earn approximately $9.61 in revenue per user per year. But, averages are deceiving. Based on anecdotal evidence, this is likely how the long tail of Facebook’s revenue ties out: the lion’s share of money comes from shared revenues of grandmas and kids accidentally buying currency and credits in Zynga games.


Fill even the largest spaces with the enormous sound of BIG JAMBOX.

Worldwide WordPress 5K

The folks at Automattic (who run schedule an annual 5K run/walk. Not the kind where everyone shows up at the same place but one that is scheduled simultaneously around the world for everyone to participate in.

How to report spam text messages to AT&T Wireless

Short answer: forward the message to 7726 (SPAM) then reply back with the number it originated from.

Yosemite Range of Light

Amazing time-lapses from Shawn Reeder in Yosemite with excellent editing. This is one of the best things I’ve seen online in a while. It almost makes me want to be offline. ;)

Earth Day 2012

We spent the morning hiking in Breckenridge…

Design Is a Job by Mike Monteiro

I just finished reading Mike Monteiro’s book: Design Is a Job. As a principal at Mule Design for over ten years, Mike has a lot of great experience and much of what he said elicited severe head nodding and a me-too’ing. This book is a great roadmap of the things I’ve learned working with Alex and the team at Crowd Favorite for the past 3 years. I’d say anyone in the web design and development industry should take look at this book. It’s a quick read (finished it in a couple hours) and extremely insightful into the “business side” of web design at a small firm.