Stuff I posted in "Educational To Me"

My web hero: Chris Coyier

May
6
2011
Chris Coyier, CSS-Tricks

While putting in my Forrst application, I was obligated to classify myself as either a designer, developer, or designer and developer. I had a hard time with this for a minute before I settled on the latter, but that’s a post for another day. It did, however, also trigger some introspection regarding what it is that I do exactly. As…

An education revolution

November
29
2010
Sir Ken Robinson

My own education in everything “web” was done at my computer, alone. There was no class that I attended, or college text books that I read through. Learning online isn’t a revolutionary idea, but it did end up being the best way for me to arrive where I have with it. I learned it all by trial and error, and…

Can’t get enough of Gary

April
14
2010
Gary Vaynerchuk

I know it’s probably not productive to spend a single moment promoting Gary’s brand. He doesn’t really need it. Regardless, he speaks to me, and so here he appears.

The Story of Bottled Water

March
23
2010

Gary Vaynerchuk breaks it down at FOWA London ’09

October
12
2009

Gary Vaynerchuk has a healthy outlook on life. He believes that through any difficulty or strife, the “Big Picture” is all you need to focus on. To him, that big picture should represent the health and well-being of the five to ten closest people to you.

There’s a lot of merit in that.

When it comes to business life, he further believes that most of us are full of shit.