What are your core values?

It’s dark. It’s late. I’m in a small bar in San Francisco and my friends and colleagues have a head start with Dark & Stormys. I’m about to have one of those conversations that keeps you thinking while you fall asleep at night, in the shower, along solitary walks—for a long, long time. A friend […]

The 1st Twenty Hours

The major barrier to skill acquisition isn’t intellectual… it’s emotional. — Josh Kaufman To learn something new, you really only need about 20 hours. Four Simple Steps You Can Use to Learn Anything Deconstruct Self-correct Remove barriers Practice for 20h Analyze quickly so you can practice the most important things. Figure out how to recognize […]

PodCampSLC 2008

The inaugural PodCampSLC 2008 took place on Saturday, March 15th, 2008. The turnout was pretty good. There were a few glitches with building entry and wifi, but all-in-all it was a fairly smooth unconference I suspect. I had great fun meeting people and listening to interesting conversation and one very well done, very educational speech […]

Book Review: Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP

Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP: A Developer’s Guide to SEO by Jaimie Sirovich, Cristian Darie Publisher: Wrox (April 16, 2007) ISBN-10: 0470100923 ISBN-13: 978-0470100929 From url canonicalization to link bait, Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP hits all the SEO basics a php programmer could need. Billed as a book written for the php […]

Review of “Page Source Order and Accessibility” Podcast

Presentation: Page Source Order and Accessibility Speakers: Roger Hudson and Russ Weakley Event: OZeWAI 2005 & WSG Links: Study, Podcast, Presentation slides Date: Friday, December 9, 2005 Restructuring page source order has become a recent phenomenon due to CSS layouts that allow developers to create visual presentation using stylesheets that break out of rigid inline, […]

Review of “Scaling for Your First 100k Users” Podcast

Presentation: Scaling for Your First 100k Users Speaker: Matt Mullenweg Event: Webvisions 2006 Date: Friday, July 21, 2006 I was impressed and intrigued by the best practices Matt Mullenweg presented despite the hardware-heavy titled presentation, “Scaling for Your First 100k Users.” As the founding developer of blog software WordPress, the Jazz musician turned blogging software […]