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Lumpen Radio

Stream Audio with the React Native iOS app for WLPN-LP 105.5 Chicago.

:: React Native / Obj-C / ES6 / StreamingKit / Traefik

Accessible, multilingual audio provider and remote control for StreamingKit. Built without fee for Public Media Institute (PMI) and maintained since 2015.

Lumen Radio was previously featured on the React Native Showcase in 2015—2016, basis for derivative React Native Audio Streaming and its forks, and inspiration for the once-popular RN Webpack Starter Kit boilerplate project.

When I Stopped Trusting Apple

3 minute read Published

How I lost my trust for Apple as an American, and what I'm doing about it.

Trust is like the stock market. Escalator up, elevator down. When an individual places trust in something they typically do so because that trust has been won through unwavering commitment over time. When we speak of brand trust – or trust with a company – committed relationships work much the same. Especially as that trust applies to technology in an era of cloud.

But here’s the thing about trust. If it’s not built with transparency, it is created under false pretenses – smoke and mirrors – and, in the long-term, will never stand. This is the unfortunate case with Apple. And here I will explain exactly when I stopped trusting them and why, and what I’m doing about it.

Designing Websites for iPhone X

1 minute read Published

Probably the only HIG I’ll be paying attention to after I pick up this marvel of innovation. iPhone X Human Interface guidelines.