Nathan Gathright

Nathan Gathright

My Chicago Office

Last fall, I moved to Chicago and had a chance to redesign my remote work setup. This was my first time setting up a dedicated office (as opposed to a corner of the living room), working fully remote. With a new job and a generous WFH stipend, I invested a lot of time into finding the perfect gear to improve my workstation, so here’

Why is sharing podcast episodes such a pain?

Every time I hear, “find us wherever you get your podcasts,” I’m reminded of how little pride podcasters take in their websites. Reciting their domain name at the end of an episode would surely be the most memorable call-to-action, but the common convention would tell you to just say, “figure it out yourself!” If you understand how RSS feeds work in blogging and

Leveling-up custom search keywords with JavaScript

Modern browsers have so much hidden complexity that I shouldn't be surprised when I discover something new to me that’s been around for a long time. But imagine my surprise when I realize a feature I thought I knew well was even more powerful than I knew. Custom search engines The simplest version of this feature lets you define a custom keyword for

Facebook Podcasts

Facebook’s announced their new Podcast Service. Better yet, they’ve released the terms and conditions too! 🤪 Let’s dig in and see if there's anything interesting. ✂️ Podcasters grant Facebook the right to "create derivative works of" their content, which probably refers to the clips feature, which you have to explicitly enable in the onboarding for podcasters. ☁️ Facebook also gets permission to cache your