The Quick & Dirty:

  • 9+ years in the biz, 10 messing around
  • All the latest in HTML, CSS, JS & PHP (Sorry, no .net or Ruby skills yet)
  • Cross-browser compatible code from Photoshop or Illustrator files.. or napkins!
  • Custom Specialities in Wordpress theming & plugins, Twitter & jQuery
  • Subversion, server-log analysis, and blocking hack-attempts (of late).
  • Data/Project Geek. I ♥ timelines.

I’ve compiled some handy PHP functions I’ve had to whip up. More extensive code-samples are also available.

Wordpress-from-Photoshop/Illustrator

Wordpress-from-static HTML

Wordpress-from-Photoshop

innovation

What’s Next, Steve?

I’ve suggested a few things this week to friends regarding Apple’s previous CEO. First, is that they have had a “succession plan” in place for a few years now. Second, that Jobs was much more than a CEO. People use terms like “visionary” do describe this quality, but fact of the matter, he ran Apple …

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Posted in desktop, desktop theory, Futurism, hardware, innovation, interaction design, life-of-a-geek, Mac, Microsoft Courier, mobile, Perspective, Social, Software Comments Off

Super Sized LCD Calendar?

Small whiteboards: can I do this with google-calendar?

So I’m catching up on some news/blog reading, and I see this post:┬áBefore & After: Miki’s Super Sized DIY Dry Erase Calendar | Apartment Therapy Chicago. In particular, there’s this trend of oversized calendaring going on lately, and I’m kinda game for a techy version of this: These cute, tiny, hand-scrawled whiteboards aren’t exactly google-calendar …

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Forms of Life: The Computer as a Person

There’s an older sociological study that has gotten some press-time a week or two ago. In the 60′s, when computers were first getting going, it was found that some people tend to value & reciprocate with technology with human qualities. 3 Notes: 1) While there is a long-standing history within humanity to anthropomorphize, this seems …

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Planned Obsolescence of Software?

The latest American economic fad is to give hardware away at corporate-subsidized priced, ‘hiding’ the actual cost in a monthly service fee. I think we all know and see this with the iPhone 3G having a lower entry cost than the first iPhone, and as with many other cell phones, by signing up for a …

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