Developing a Website

I am a designer and not a developer, but every now and then I like to tinker with code — you know, just to prove that I made the right career choice. I started out as a computer science major after all. Sometimes when I get a side job to design a website, I end [Keep Reading…]

NY Tech Meetup – March 2008

Okay, so the Meetup was almost two weeks ago, but I’ve been sick so give me a break! Better late than never to report back from this month’s NY Tech Meetup at the lovely IAC building. For the first time, this month’s lineup was based on a theme: “Power to the People: The Future of [Keep Reading…]

Links from 3/6/2008 to 3/14/2008

Tech Beat Apple's design process – BusinessWeek Tags: Apple design process SXSW: Zuckerberg Keynote Descends Into Chaos As the Audience Takes Over Tags: facebook interview sxsw twitter Video: Twitter in Plain English | Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English Tags: definitions twitter video The Freelancer?s Toolset: 100 Web Apps for Everything You Will Possibly [Keep Reading…]

Where’s Whitney?

It’s been four days since I’ve managed to spend more than 5 minutes at the computer. I caught a cold, and since it was the third one in just three weeks, it really knocked me sideways. I’ve been in bed for about 22 hours a day, subtracting time sitting on the couch just for a [Keep Reading…]

The JDate Toolbar

I’m Jewish and I’m single, so it shouldn’t be any surprise to you that I’m on JDate. It’s raining and I’m home on a Friday night, so obviously I signed on. And what did I see? The JDate Toolbar! I’ve used JDate on and off for years, and one day when I have the time [Keep Reading…]

(In)Consistency in keyboard shortcuts

More and more I’ve been using web apps in lieu of the traditional desktop applications I used for years. Primarily it’s because, like many of you, I have a home computer and a work computer; storing information online makes it far easier to access from both locations, particularly when one’s a Mac and one’s a [Keep Reading…]

Links from 3/2/2008 to 3/5/2008

Facebook Hires Google Executive as No. 2 – New York Times iPhonic: Steve Wozniak has another pop at the iPhone Will Tomorrow’s World Still Need Designers? / frogblog / frog design 35 Ways to Stream Your Life – ReadWriteWeb Data is the New Links Tim Berners-Lee Says Sites That Don?t Give Users Their Data Back [Keep Reading…]