The leaves are changing and the harvest is in bloom. There is nothing like a beautiful fall day in Wisconsin to revive the spirit. From the crisper air, to the warm afternoon sun, I just love it.
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No, it's not and here is why.
I can hardly believe summer will soon come to a close and fall will soon arrive. You can regularly smell the back yard grills, hear kids getting in those remaining carefree hours of outdoor play, and savor the remaining long sunny afternoons.
"But you aren't my friends, you are my co-workers," explained my co-worker. "Sure. I am not saying, go be best friends.
I recently bumped into a cool service design resource I wanted to share, but it begs the question, who is really doing this sort of thing?
Imagine a future where your houseplant is summoned to court to turn states evidence against you based on something you said in the plants room. Sound silly?
A friend of mine at the Experimental Aircraft Association emailed me, inviting me down to Oshkosh to drop in on AirVenture.
If you are like me, then when you start certain projects, you base your work on frameworks and libraries. But sometimes those frameworks are huge. Here is a quick tip!
I was excited that Apple was moving toward a more modern coding language. Objective C is really pretty hateful, but the Swift innovations are pretty horrible.
There are many situations where in the middle of figuring out a new solution I need to do a little research to find the most recommended technique to apply in a situation.
I've written a lot of code in my day. And I have to say that the worst language for coding so far has been Objective-C. But I finally had a reason to write my first app.
Rebuild the road! Clear away the rocks and stones so my people can return from captivity. Isaiah was speaking for God when that was first said. It holds true to this day.
Don't give up. You are nearly there. Sometimes your rational brain is fighting your passion and you are tired. You want to quit the good fight, but rest assured, it will be worth it.
This is what I ask myself every morning. My schedule typically goes something like: wake up, check the weather, walk two miles, and then I sit in front of my iMac with a bowl of cereal and read the Bible and then the news.
For a while now I have been fairly impressed with what Agile Scrum can do for Web development efforts. Keeping design agile, however, has been more of a mystery, well, at least until I read this book.
The challenges of selling media today contain layers of complexity far distant from the recent past.
As of a new Freedom of Information Act release of information containing White House correspondance we now understand the timelines involved in the event of Sept.
I've been investigating some interesting ways to architect applications lately.
Next up in the realm of learning, I am going after Twig, the presentation layer templating engine used in Drupal 8.
I am always trying to learn new things. This week it has been Node.js and building RESTful clean URL APIs that connect to a MySQL database.
First, I should mention I am not much of a gamer, but I am entertained by what game artists are able to pull off. And I enjoy entertainment.
Movie technology is getting cheeper and more amazing all of the time. While this blog post really isn't about movies or technology, I think there are a few lessons to be learned from this reality.
If UX is about reducing user distractions on the way to achieving audience goals, then the number two technique behind defining your audience (their differentiating characteristics and goals) would have to be mapping the experience.
Getting work done is often about setting up the right environment to facilitate success. For some it is about a clean desk and silence. But for many other people it is about being swept up in the busyness around you.
"Mom this is good chicken," the kid says to his mother. "Steve, this is fish. And yes, grandma cooked it and it is wonderful." The kid went on ravenously devouring the meal, "Grandma, this chicken is really good!"
It’s another Saturday night and I find myself sitting on a couch, belly full of tasty mexican food, wii controller in my hands fending off the advances of three other warriors playing head-to-head tetris on a big-screen tv!
I am no perfectionist. And while I am not a fan of putting preasure on people, I don't like it when people aren't willing to at least try. But sometimes, you need to do better than try.
I know plenty of people on both sides of this changing political issue.
I've been experimenting lately with a number of techniques in After Effects. While the included sample is silly and a bit long, it was fun to make!
Check out the video below!
You've been living under a rock if you know nothing about the troubled government-run healthcare site, but you might not know about the dysfunctionally coordinated effort that existed between the companies that created it.