Not So Random Thoughts
We adapted 2+ years of code, built for a desktop, web-app experience and made it device agnostic. The extra layer of fun: we ensured that it worked in a WebSphere Portal/ TeamSite production environment.
In the Spring of 2012 we began working with CORE Security Technology on a consultative basis as they began to overhaul both their customer portal and their corporate web site.
Many think RSS (which stands for Rich Site Summary, or more popularly Real Simple Syndication) is outdated in the age of Twitter and Facebook, but it's something that you should consider using if you don't use it.read more
We’re away this week, taking a summer break. Happy Fourth. See you the week of July 8.read more
Given the prevalence of spam Bitly links I was thinking about Bitly's viability and the advisability of my continued use of the service -- I surely don't want to be using a tool that is a preferred tool of spammers and phishers. I also want people to be able to trust my links.read more
... The central beauty of Instagram and Hipstamatic: by using them you are forced to notice the details in life because it's the details wherein lie life's beauty. I think that I engage more closely with the world around me because I use these apps. I consider and appreciate what I see. I do not try to turn everything into an IG/Hipstamatic shot -- sometimes it's nice to live life unencumbered by the need to share pixels -- but I do approach the world differently, see it differently and look for the details.read more
If we do something wrong, or are attached to wrongdoing, we can expect to end up mentioned in a warrant and be given the once over -- government can compel that sort of thing, it's what it does. But to end up as part of a warrant merely because the government wants to "connect dots," is something else altogether... to the vast majority of us who are law abiding citizens this does not feel right.read more
Content is king, finally on the web as behemoths buy smaller, content-centric upstarts, and people rush to figure out how best to mine the gold in those UGC mountains.read more
Over the past 6 years we have played a key strategic role for athenahealth helping them to establish their branding, messaging architecture and points of differentiation.