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.

SXSW Interactive is like a college, not a conference

Theory: why mirrored display is now available for iPad

On the latest episodes of Hypercritical and The Talk Show, both John Siracusa and John Gruber, respectively, pondered the latest Apple iPad feature: video mirroring.

The supposed wisdom of the crowds

A clever crowdI enjoy watching people think they’re smarter than those around them. I don’t just mean the wise guy in the kick-off meeting or the blowhard in the First Class cabin. I enjoy watching this behavior magnified in large groups. 

Sync bookmarks across browsers and iOS devices

You may not know this about me but I like to experiment with technology. I try different things in order to better an aspect of my life, no matter how minor. This is one of those examples…

Why I secure passwords with SuperGenPass

There’s been a lot of talk about security, passwords, and authentication. As we put more about us online, our passwords become ever so important. Everything from banking to commerce, friendships to resumes, and even our day jobs require passwords.

Would you rent a computer for $100/month?

Since the most recent MacBook Air was announced, like any self-respecting nerd, I’ve been running some numbers.

Bing vs Ping

Theory: why YouTube is slow on iPad

How to quickly make pretzel necklaces

I like beer (we recently started homebrewing) and I like conventions. That’s precisely why I’m excited for my first Great American Beer Festival which is conveniently located here in Denver.

Data fragmentation on Facebook

Since we can all agree that Facebook is “the internet” to most people, it’s pretty important what comes in and goes out of it. Since the beginning of Facebook, there have been various “types” of content. It started with Harvard students, then Stanford students, then just students. From there we saw things like groups of people, and photos, and tags. The site evolved into high school students, and human beings, and events, and networks and so on.