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I love this piece on Leslie Jones and how it took her fame took 25 years to come together. I particularly like this last line and it’s fully of perspective:
I love this piece on Leslie Jones and how it took her fame took 25 years to come together. I particularly like this last line and it’s fully of perspective: Her head was tilted back in a washbowl, her eyes closed, but her voice still controlled the room. “I’m glad this whole success thing is … Continue reading "Stardom (After 25 Years)"
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The longer I write the more I’ve realized how “simple” my speech has gotten. In other words, I used to feel pressured to add complexity to my blog posts in terms of word choice and less-often-used words to explain my intent. Now, I no longer feel that…
The longer I write the more I’ve realized how “simple” my speech has gotten. In other words, I used to feel pressured to add complexity to my blog posts in terms of word choice and less-often-used words to explain my intent. Now, I no longer feel that pressure in the slightest. In fact, I’m the … Continue reading "Write So as to Help Other People"
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Responsive, adaptive, flow, relative units, breakpoints, max and min values, nested or desktop or mobile… and more. Saving these for reference. Great visuals:
Responsive, adaptive, flow, relative units, breakpoints, max and min values, nested or desktop or mobile… and more. Saving these for reference. Great visuals: Responsive / Adaptive: Relative Units / Static Units: With Breakpoints / Without Breakpoints: Flow / Static: Nested / Not Nested: System Fonts / Webfonts: Max Width / No Max Width: Desktop First … Continue reading "Responsive vs Adaptive"
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Very handy to remember!
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Sprint has a “quiz” for parents (5 questions) that you can consider before buying your child their first phone. Here are the questions:
Sprint has a “quiz” for parents (5 questions) that you can consider before buying your child their first phone. Here are the questions: Does your child need a phone to stay in touch? Does your child break things often? Is your child honest with you? Does your child understand how to behave online? Is your child … Continue reading "First Phone for Kids?"
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My best friend shared a few thoughts (and pics) of our recent trip to “The Hunger Games Exhibition” here in San Francisco. There is also a video here too:
My best friend shared a few thoughts (and pics) of our recent trip to “The Hunger Games Exhibition” here in San Francisco. There is also a video here too: She called me a “gem” – I’ll take it. Happily married. Win. Related
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I’m putting together a new Medium Publication for my “Medium + macOS” project, codename mnml, and I was very excited to create a custom domain for the blog. This is natural as I’m building a native desktop client for Medium…! Sadly, I was told that the…
I’m putting together a new Medium Publication for my “Medium + macOS” project, codename mnml, and I was very excited to create a custom domain for the blog. This is natural as I’m building a native desktop client for Medium…! Sadly, I was told that the TLD (“Top Level Domain”) that I’m using is not compatible … Continue reading "TLD’s / URLs To Avoid for Medium Publications"
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Hmm... I wouldn't of seen that coming either +John Saddington. I'm looking to create a custom domain publication as well, thankfully my TLD (.tv) is supported. Thanks for the list! 
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My wife recently heard Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx, talking about failure and how her father had a daily exercise of asking her how she failed that day. This was fascinating to me and so I looked an instance of her talking about this explicitly and…
My wife recently heard Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx, talking about failure and how her father had a daily exercise of asking her how she failed that day. This was fascinating to me and so I looked an instance of her talking about this explicitly and found it via Forbes: Sara’s beloved father followed Wayne … Continue reading "Making Failure Normative"
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Oy! Such perspective! I need to re-think this a lot...
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This is really unbelievable: Half of the revenue for mobile games is coming from less than half of a percent of all players. That’s what we call a “whale” player.
This is really unbelievable: Half of the revenue for mobile games is coming from less than half of a percent of all players. That’s what we call a “whale” player. Full video here (quick and worth a listen): Hmm… Also published on Medium. Related
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As I’ve shared, I’m putting together version 3.0 of Desk and I’ve already started putting together the designs. Please note, nothing that you see here (or in the near future) are “set in stone” quite yet as I’m working through a number of different…
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This: But sometimes, more often than seems entirely reassuring, something confusing occurs: We come across people who triumphed at school but flunked at life. And vice versa. The former stars who once knew exactly how to satisfy their teachers may now be…
This: But sometimes, more often than seems entirely reassuring, something confusing occurs: We come across people who triumphed at school but flunked at life. And vice versa. The former stars who once knew exactly how to satisfy their teachers may now be flatlining in a law office or relocating to a provincial town in the hope … Continue reading "Success in School"
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Technology has so many positive and unintended outcomes. Part of our responsibility for those that build software and applications and the companies that profit from them is to be open and aware of these unintended (yet exciting) outcomes. For…
Technology has so many positive and unintended outcomes. Part of our responsibility for those that build software and applications and the companies that profit from them is to be open and aware of these unintended (yet exciting) outcomes. For example… this is inspiring: A few more pics of Ralphie and his mom here. Technology isn’t a … Continue reading "ASD and Pokemon Go"
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Startup founder, enterprise executive, award-winning indie developer, life-long blogger, educator, hacker, husband, parent, and coach. If I'm not building the next big thing then I'm investing in those that are.
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    M. Biblical Studies, M. Christian Ed., 2006 - 2013
    Behavioral science, psychology, & management. A little techno-anthropology.
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    Science, Technology and Culture, 2001 - 2005
    Design psychology and post-modern philosophy. WTF?!
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    Degree in Hard Knocks, 1994 - 1997
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