This is a blog about pop-culture, technology, and design written and curated by Mike Haynes. The views and opinions expressed here are his own and are not nessessarily those of his employers or clients.

Mike is currently the Product Designer on Flocker, a subscriber loyaty and retention platform for content creators and streamers on Twitch. He also designed Dialog, an Android app for

Previously, Mike worked at Canadian technology company SkipTheDishes as Product Designer for web and mobile applications, and Payworks, which provides innovative workforce management solutions to over 20k Canadian businesses, as the company's first UX/UI Designer.

He currently lives in Winnipeg, Canada with his wife Rachel and their son Henry.

Site specifications

This site is proudly built with Jekyll and hosted by Netlify. It runs a custom theme called Outpost, based on Minima. The site is set in the Roboto family of typefaces.

Hardware / Software

  • iPad Pro (2018)
  • iPhone XR
  • Feedbin
  • Reeder
  • Pixelmator Photo
  • iA Writer
  • Working Copy

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