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Now that Arc Diem is released for both Pebble and Garmin--that is, now that I've had the experience of making a watchface for both platforms--now is a good time to share my thoughts on the different philosophies behind these watches, and how that affects the experience of developing for them and what features go naturally with different watches.

I've been in my new apartment for just under a month.

Roald Dahl's Matilda has been one of my favorite books since childhood. I pulled it out recently and re-read it. Favorite books have a way of revealing new things as the reader gets older, and this time I was in a position to notice just how many little details there are that reveal the book's English origins.

Going to see an eclipse is like going to the Olympics. You plan for literally years to be at a specific place at a specific time, and the thing you're there for lasts only a few minutes or seconds. Not only that--it might go spectacularly well, or fall short by just that much, and either way, it's going to be one of the big defining moments of your life.

Once, many years ago, I was on a long airplane flight. It might have even been the trip to China; I have no idea.

I was a little late to this fanwagon, but I seem to have caught up to it and jumped on.

As is customary, spoiler content ahead, under the fold.