Ashraf Ali

2019-04-01: Hat Tip: If your AirPods sound half assed on your Mac, like the inside of an ocean, check that you …

2018-12-11: A challenge for 2019: Stop reading into texts/IMs/emails so much One of my biggest challenges for 2019: Stop reading into texts/IMs/emails so much. Quiet the empath …

2018-10-25: Converting from Photoshop to Illustrator? Remove layer styles for seamless text import Hat tip: If you are trying to convert a Photoshop text layer to an Illustrator-ready vector asset, …

2018-10-24: That moment when you are writing a bash script to test an if...then statement and your shell spits …

2018-10-23: I might have internalized move fast and break things a little too seriously.

2018-10-19: Excel saves the day when importing Fuelio data into Road Trip Switching back from Android to iOS always has its quirks. Take for instance, my Fuelio app on …

2018-10-09: Google is absolutely killing it with their camera. I’m super impressed.

2018-10-06: Kind petals.

2018-10-05: Krebs does it again with the most reasonable take on the security crisis of Supermicro and the …

2018-10-04: I exchanged thumbs up with a Lotus driver, me in my Miata. It felt like we had a driving bond. I …

2018-10-03: Closing my exercise ring today on my lunch walk felt so rewarding. I’ve exercised more and …

2018-10-02: Sometimes I feel like the presence of a cat serves as a foil to a conversation, a way to hone in …

2018-10-02: Drogas Wave…oh man…Lupe you did it so masterfully.

2018-10-01: The macro is fuego on the XS Max.

2018-10-01: The rain streams a few days ago were just stunning.

2018-09-30: Easy, breezy, beautiful Sunday morning.

2018-09-28: Hat tip: Always have Waze on in DC. It’s inevitable that you’ll get a red light or …

2018-09-26: “The waves can be your cover, the beach can be your pillow My heart can be your house, my eyes …

2018-09-26: “Dios es mi droga, si no a qué soy adicta” “God is my drug, if not what am I …

2018-09-18: What is it about music that takes me out of my element and lifts me into a cloud?

2018-09-12: Apple Music served up some Miguel today, a flashback to his hit “Do You…”. Is it …

2018-08-27: Helloooooo True Detective. How have you been‽

2018-08-27: My camera on my Samsung S9+ is fantastic. The speed…not so much. So much sluggishness, …

2018-08-09: My motorcycle is my medicine I’ve been coughing up a lung, feeling quite sick for the last few days. My fever has lingered …

2018-08-07: Another day, another awesome Apple Music Favorites Mix. Yesssss

2018-08-02: “I wear a time only analog watch to actually feel a sense of time.” I love this perspective by Om …

2018-08-01: Follow God. Work. Provoke no one.

2018-07-31: Oh my, quite a lot of data I used this month on my home internet.

2018-07-31: Tranquilo by the kilo.

2018-07-31: Some weeks, it’s a miss, but most weeks, man, the Favorites Mix on Apple Music gets me in the …

2018-07-24: Helloooo Massive Attack. Teardrop, the smasher.

2018-06-20: How does Bohemian Rhapsody still give me goosebumps?

2018-06-20: This video on the science of hearing helped me to appreciate my ears and my brain for what they do, …

2018-06-18: Please do not leave children unattended in a library

2018-06-15: Eid Mubarak! 🌙

2018-06-14: Having issues with Facebook Videos or Ads not Autoplaying on Android? Try disabling your power saver mode. I recently noticed that in the Facebook app, none of my videos were autoplaying. So I went through …

2018-06-12: Alright, let’s see how this Acela trip goes. My 1st!

2018-06-07: “No Scrubs” got me going.

2018-06-06: Don’t you wish all typography was thought out as well as reforma?

2018-06-04: Never thought I’d appreciate the design of Group FaceTime so much.

2018-06-04: Alrighty, time for me to switch back to iPhone, yesssss

2018-06-04: That WWDC in T-minus 11 minutes :)

2018-06-04: Kanye’s new album, is, yikes. Good and yet, yikes. Just yikes. Okay, plain yikes. yikes. ye

2018-05-30: Still Drinking is one of those hidden gems on the web. And his latest foray into comics hits home as …

2018-05-22: The Dissect podcast is reinforcing how much I love Frank Ocean as an artist and an inspiration.

2018-05-22: Coffee was once outlawed. interesting read

2018-05-18: Okay, apparently I’m the first to hear of this feature but Photoshop includes an AI-driven …

2018-05-18: Issues with "Can't Load Video Stream" error in After Effects? Revert back to 15.0 Hat Tip: If you are trying to open a JPEG2000 encoded .mov file in After Effects 15.1 or 15.1.1, you …

2018-05-16: Mockup of Facebook Ads Play Button For those of you who are working on Facebook Ads and want a play icon, here is a close approximation …

2018-05-16: Showed up in my NY Times Cooking Email. Much ❤️

2018-05-16: When Adobe Creative Cloud implodes. Yay

2018-05-16: This horror Hacker News thread has left me feeling a bit numb about my location data.

2018-05-15: Colorful prayer mats. A nice way to kick in the prayer with hues.

2018-05-15: Colorful prayer mats. A nice way to kick in the prayer with hues.

2018-05-15: Alright, Ramadan is upon us. I wonder how this month is going to go…

2018-05-14: Troye Sivan, get that groove on. Totally looking forward to his new album. His previous one is one …

2018-05-14: Alright, here is my first political post. On the heel of the opening of the American embassy in …

2018-05-14: This “rushing to work by the skin of my teeth” needs to be tamed. I feel like a panic on …

2018-05-12: Don’t we all deserve love?

2018-05-12: Dress shoes and manual transmissions don’t mix.

2018-05-12: It’s a bit funny how exhaustion catches me at the time want to be preoccupied and energized …

2018-05-12: Digital detox? So I deleted Facebook and Instagram from my phone for a digital detox for Ramadan. but I never …

2018-05-10: I think it’s the order of the universe when your computer decides to slowdown 10 minutes …

2018-05-10: From the Weeknd, I peeked into the Gesaffelstein feature. And now Pursuit in his Aleph album is my …

2018-05-09: Now that Taylor Swift flow. Yessssss.

2018-05-09: Ah, much better!

2018-05-09: What the heck is this layer craziness? AHHHHHHHH!

2018-05-09: Irony: Learning how to cope with stress while cleaning another Photoshop file from a designer who …

2018-05-08: Grinding through Photoshop files…what a pain. Hopefully this Airtable design sheet will help …

2018-05-08: Google I/O got me feeling all these butterflies inside.

2018-05-07: A Backstreet Boys jam sesh kind of night.

2018-05-03: Onward to more prep before my friends come from NY!

2018-05-02: Hmm, maybe I should watch more movies? Or television? Keeping up with the pop culture …

2018-05-02: As a motorcyclist, when I see another biker on the road, I can’t help but waving. It feels so …