If more people valued heart over gold, this world would be a merrier place. – Thorin, in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies I saw the conclusion of the Hobbit trilogy over the weekend and this quote stuck in my head. It’s not a new idea, placing people over greed, and there are … Continue reading

Jared Sinclair writes about why being a designer and “good design” is less about the product and more about the process you take to get there. Focus on the process of designing and explore the many possible solutions, no matter how bad they are. Keeping your mind open and not taking the fastest route to execution will help you … Continue reading

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I worked a little bit on making my first WordPress plugin two weeks ago. As I was re-reading the developer FAQ to make sure everything was in order before mustering up the nerve to submit it, I decided to do another quick search for anything similar. Well, it turns out there’s already a plugin out there, … Continue reading Already done

“I stopped caring about my career when I had kids,” he says. “Everything that I do, every decision that I make, is how I can get home to my four-year-old and six-year-old faster.” I love this quote from Scott Hanselman, a program manager at Microsoft, author and avid blogger and speaker. It’s from a talk … Continue reading