I realize that it’s been over six months since I last posted anything new here. Time to address this oversight. No idea what I’m going to post. At the very least, I’ll be adding some projects. Stay tuned, audience of one.
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Website Cobwebs Spring Cleaning Imminent
Business Card Design Win Fame and Fortune to Follow
Wowzers. The results are finally tabulated, and I’m the third-place winner on SXSW Cards!
Ignite Philly and Coworking Back-to-back Inspiration This Wed
As a long time NPR-listening driver, podcast-distracted pedestrian and TED-watching insomniac it’s well established that I like listening to people talk. So for me Ignite Philly promises to be one of the coolest Philly events yet.
Finally, Another Redesign …for real this time
I tried to finish this redesign months ago. I really did. The problem is that when I’m designing my own stuff, it’s nearly impossible to be satisfied. I just stare at a half-finished Photoshop file with a puzzled look on my face.
I’ve finally soldiered through and put together this redesign of AlertMyBanjos. I had hoped to crank this out on Friday, but sadly, I’m a little too obsessive about my own code to turn my own project around that fast.
10:00pm… Longish break taken for dinner and TV. Now back to work.
6:57pm… (wow, writing these posts really slows down this process) I needed a simple, looks-nice-out-of-the-box template to use while I begin designing my own, so I went to the site I consider the go-to source for finding quality resources fast — Smashing Magazine. They’ve published a few great articles cataloging free WordPress Themes: 83 Beautiful [...]
6:28pm… Core plugins have been activated and WordPress mostly configured. WordPress automatic update worked brilliantly. Took about 30 seconds, and caused no problems. It probably helps that I’m starting nearly from scratch. WP-Cache is still disabled since I’m going to be template hacking soon, and I don’t want caching messing with my head. The Textile [...]
Wesabe, a new personal finance site, recognizes that the process of tackling your finances can be pretty overwhelming. So, at the bottom of each page, they give you this helpful link…
Photo by Lost in Scotland Writing Words Vs Writing Software is a great article from Signal Vs Noise about writing, re-writing, and re-re-writing. The article argues that editing, not inspiration, produces great writing, in any language—be it English, Finnish, or PHP. Here’s a great quote from early in the article: “Books aren’t written – they’re [...]