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New Raspberry Pi Meetup in SF

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Free Client Template – Meeting Prep


This simple template is the quickest way to make sure everyone is on the same page for a meeting and will show up on time Continuing on the theme of making life easier when it comes to managing clients, I have another valuable template to share with you.  As I talked about in my previous post where I shared a dead-easy Wireframes Template, one of the most valuable tools I  have developed over my career are a collection of templates…

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Free Client Template – Wireframes


This simple template is the quickest way to avoid problems when presenting Wireframes Throughout my career I have done a surprising amount of agency work.  The key to success in this type of work is managing expectations before a topic ever comes up.  If you wait until after there is a problem then your job has just shifted from creating-value to putting-out-fires.  Just like in real life, when one fire starts it tends to spread quickly to everything else. The most valuable tool to…


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New, more intuitive, layout to Hash Text


"Sure, it useful, but does it make sense how I'm supposed to use it?" That was the thought that drove the latest iteration of Hash Text.  Previously there was a rather non-linear flow to the application (you would have to swipe both left AND right just to send a message).  So we've streamlined the process and improved the navigation.  The design was upgraded to look less like it was inspired by rainbows and, it's now even easier to choose which number for…

Curated thought provoking articles for Deep-thinkers

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Four Reasons why Schools Ruin Books for Us


Every time I hear someone say "I like reading, but only magazines" I die a little on the inside.  Not only that, I want to get away from that person as soon as possible, because if you're not reading books you probably have lots of other problems I don't want to deal with.  The number of people in the US who do not regularly spend time reading is both staggering and depressing, and I blame it mostly on our school…