Our story starts in March 2014. Akismet needed some stickers to hand out at a spam conference. So I took an earlier concept by my partner in swag, Nick, and updated the design. What I designed would subsequently create an entire world where good and evil robots battle for victory over the Internet. Ok, so … Continue reading Akisbot lives!
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
After picking her up from school, Celia decided to start writing her Christmas list. The first items added, according to her, were a pogo stick and two snowmen. Continue reading Making a Christmas list
A very happy Halloween to you from all of us! Continue reading Happy Halloween
A week and a half ago our little family traveled north to Norwalk, Connecticut. It was a dual-purpose trip serving as both an anniversary getaway to celebrate six years of marriage, and as a meetup location for my wife. She writes for a blog called Daily Mom and this gave her a chance to meet some … Continue reading Road trip: Norwalk, CT
After realizing my previous plugin idea had already been taken, I decided to stay in the same vein of Twitter sharing for the next idea. I wrote a plugin called Tweet Prompt Box that adds a small call to action box at the bottom of a reader’s browser. It appears as they scroll asking them to … Continue reading Plugin released: Tweet Prompt Box
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