My Dream App well under way

Phill Ryu – a recent recipient of the Apple Design Award – spearheaded a new movement for the Apple community in hopes of developing select users “dream apps”. The notion behind My Dream App is simple: thousands upon thousands of OS X users have ideas, yet lack the expertise or skill-set to code those very […]

BoardPusher custom board results

The custom skateboard that I created last week [Skateboards as a print medium] arrived earlier than expected. Great turn around time with printing and shipping taking approximately 6 days. The custom print job came by way of BoardPusher.com. Now that I’ve had some time to compare the original design and the results before me, I’ve […]

Shorty – Your own TinyURL generator

Khoi Vinh recently announced an awesome utility for anyone who frequently passes long URLs out to contacts. The service, known as Shorty, is a self-hosted alternative to URL shortening services like TinyURL or URL123. Shorty is self hosted. This means that any long URLs you pass through the utility will be prefixed with your own […]

Publish your own and get noticed

Blogging is very much the medium of choice for publishing personal content on to the net. From as little as free, the average internet user can be up and publishing within 5 minutes. All it takes is a little know how, the proper tools, quality content, and a little perseverance to see through the early […]

Threadless – Sticks of Shame

Sometimes when you wait patiently, Threadless will decide to turn around and print one of the many user submitted designs like that pictured above. Translation: I can’t use chopsticks. Because of this, MY FACE BURNS WITH SHAME!!.. Can I please have a fork? What’s not to like about a t-shirt which expresses your own difficulties […]

Core Duo – monitor processor(s)

Oftentimes, the dual processor setup within this svelte MacBook of mine eludes me. Once you’ve accustomed yourself to the dual core Intel processors for daily tasks, you come to the realization that previous incarnations of an application on older processors loaded at a gut-wrenching pace. In order to manage every bit of performance from each […]

Skateboards as a print medium

Update: Follow-up – BoardPusher custom board arrives. Anticipating an upcoming birthday, and realizing that the most memorable gifts are of the personalized type, I set out to find a service which would allow me to convert something created in Photoshop into a physical object. In this particular scenario, I discovered a custom skateboard design service […]

IE7 {css: auto}

Stomp CSS hacks in one fell swoop. That’s the logic behind the IE7 Javascript library. IE7 loads and parses all style sheets into a form that Explorer can understand. You can then use most CSS2/CSS3 selectors without having to resort to CSS hacks. The lightweight script is a single-line inclusion in your HTML/XML document. No […]

5 HTML bits you may not know

How come [some] these 5 HTML elements are not more widely known? This is a list of HTML elements I’ve found to be very poorly represented in most markup on the web today. Many of these elements offer more semantic value than actual functionality, but with the rising popularity of CSS driven design where HTML […]

Threadless $10 sale is on!

Scurry on over and grab some tee’s for $10 from Threadless. Don’t hesitate to use the following Threadless Street Team link which helps to add a few extra threads to cover my back. Sizes go fast so get your shop on!