If you take a look at our team page today, you’ll see a little chart showing that almost all of our makers have a college degree, save one very small slice. That slice is me.
You may have heard of Mozilla’s Facebook Container, an add-on for Firefox that keeps Facebook isolated whenever you open it. It’s an easy-to-use and simple tool for defending user privacy. But you may not have heard much about the Firefox features that make the Facebook Container possible. They’re called Firefox Containers—and they represent a useful […]
I am a bisexual man, and last November, I came out to everyone at Atomic. In any other job I’ve worked, I likely would have endlessly vacillated and probably just mentioned it in passing to a few coworkers. “Who needs to know?” I would have asked myself. And I would have kept quiet.
I’ve been looking for a software solution I can trust for writing, journaling, and taking notes securely. Many options exist, but they never quite fulfilled the demands of my wishlist: multi-device, cloud-synced, end-to-end-encrypted, and open.
I had an old employer reach out to me the other day asking if I’d like to do some contract work for them. As I have in all these situations, I recalled Atomic’s guideline for Atoms—we should not do work on the side that competes or conflicts with Atomic’s business. While it’s immediately clear how […]
On a recent project, I needed to bring our source tree over to a Windows system in order to do some testing and light development there. Windows development with open-source tools has always been challenging, starting with getting the right tools in place.
We had an interesting user experience challenge on a recent project. When the system was in a particular state, the user was allowed to toggle a switch. The system would immediately acknowledge the toggle and, since it was on a local network, do so faster than the user could perceive. Our problem was that sometimes, […]