Yeah, I've been kinda quiet the last few days. Been on a secret mission ...
Day two of All Things Open is about to kick off. I know that I promised updates, and they're coming. Really!
I have some time this afternoon where I'm going to take my notes and convert a few of them into toots. Just the good stuff, of course 😃
Had a great meeting with the team from Opensource.com today. There's going to be a lot of great and interesting stuff in the pipeline for 2018. Now, we all just need to get started writing ...
In Raleigh, NC battling some lingering jet lag and visiting a couple of local museums. Oh, and having some good pizza for lunch, too. All in all, not a bad Saturday
Designers (and project managers) need to go back to dialup until the web becomes usable again
Downloading megabytes of JS and CSS to view your "coming soon" page doesn't give me high hopes for whatever it is you're trying to sell
Unfortunately, the conference I was going to speak at next week has been cancelled due to a labour dispute. Regardless, I'm going with my original plan and will be posting my slides, notes, and set of links online.
Look for some pointers soon.
Call for help: fund GIMP (an open source and free Photoshop alternative) development & Libre animation.
The funding really did help the Blender Foundation for example, and it brought us a solid 3D software with tons of resources on the internet.
This could be GIMP's blender moment, let's get them funded!
The fascinating story of an 19th century writer named Ignatius Donnelly who had a "mind primed for catastrophe"
My choice: try to rewrite a decade and a half of badly-written documentation, or burn the melonfarmer to the ground and write it from scratch
If you find yourself saying that you're "trying hard to like" something, then you're probably wasting a lot of time and energy with something that's not for you
A chapter in my life is about to close. I'm a bit sad, but also relieved and optimistic about what comes next