We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was. Better…stronger…faster. — The Six Million Dollar Man (opening sequence) When I started this article, the original title was along the lines of “More, Better, Faster.” But being a ’70s kid, every time I worked on this post the opening […]
I was in middle school when I first encountered a precursor to the Internet: Lexis-Nexis. I was on a gifted-program field trip to a brokerage, where a terminal returned news and information on seemingly any topic. I’m sure it was limited compared to today’s Internet, and prohibitively expensive for the average person to access, but […]
Business bios are a must, but the usual bio is less engaging than mind-numbing. Kernels of truth & loads of humor were our keys to a better team bios page.
If you spend most of your day in front of a keyboard and monitor there’s a good chance that eventually you’ll wind up compromising your health in one or more ways. If you’re like me, the consequences might not be unmanageable until, seemingly all of a sudden, years of bad habits render you almost helpless. […]
Gmail will soon, by default, display images included in e-mails. Users will still have the option to disable this behavior, but since it’ll be the norm we can expect that eventually HTML e-mails will display pretty much as designed as soon as they’re opened. The change does not, however, eliminate consequences for poor design. For […]
As a “solo-preneur” herself, designer Jill Anderson knows something about the tendency to take on too many things that are – or should be – peripheral. It’s a habit that can easily gnaw away at our real talents. Not that I would know anything about that… Impressive feats! Less effort! Sign me up! In her […]