Hi, I’m Sam

This is my blog. Enjoy.

Widest Roman Prime

Posted on

One of my favorite joke Twitter accounts is @wacnt. It tweets things Wolfram|Alpha can’t answer. I’ve asked Facebook M to figure out a few of them and it did.widest prime less than 4000 when written as a Roman numeral in Times New Roman Continue reading →

What Color Is It

Posted on

One of my coworkers shared What Colour Is It in our design Slack channel the other day. It works by taking the current time as 6 digits and making that a hex color. For example, in the header it's #172952. That's 5:29pm and 52 seconds. Kinda neat. I thought it was super cool so I decided to make it a screensaver. Continue reading →


Posted on

Today, we open sourced a framework for iOS we've been using a ton internally called Static. It's a Swift 2 framework for working with static table views. We use it to power tons of screens in an upcoming project. It's also made prototyping table view-based things super productive. Continue reading →

Git + Redis Backed Blog

Posted on

I switched back to the old blog I was using before Roon (this blogging platform I used to run). Right before Roon, I had all of these fun ideas for the nerdy blogging platform that I wanted. Continue reading →