This is a blog about pop-culture, technology, and design written, collected, 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 a UX Designer at Amazon. Previously, he worked as Product Designer on Flocker, a subscriber loyaty and retention platform for creators creators on Twitch, and Canadian technology company SkipTheDishes, which connects customers to their favorite restaurants that don't typically deliver.

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. The site is set in the Roboto family of typefaces, and adjusts to your device's light/dark mode setting automatically for convenience.

Hardware and software

  • iPad Pro 11" (2018)
  • Apple Magic Mouse
  • Apple Smart Keyboard
  • iPhone XR
  • Canon Rebel T3i
  • Feedbin
  • Reeder (iOS and iPadOS)
  • Working Copy (iPadOS)
  • Ulysses (iOS and iPadOS)
  • Pixelmator (iPadOS)
  • Pixelmator Photo (iPadOS)

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