David Foltz over at Turbotax pointed me at this video. I think it’s brilliant. Apparently they are having a content for the best Turbotax rap. Now that is some inspired marketing. They should put this on TV. Their regular commercials are boring and stale. The work I did with Turbotax last year has been tested this season. Although…Continue readingTurboTax rap
My whole body hurts. It hurts to type. I played tennis yesterday and today for 2.5 hours each. I joined a 4.0-4.5 league. The competition seems right. My physical game is ok, but my mental game is horrible. I am constantly trying to STOP thinking about my game. Whenever I am thinking about my game,…Continue readingMy Whole Body Hurts
I was checking email this morning with Matthew on my lap. He slid off and sat under Katie’s desk. I immediately recognized this action. He needed to go #2! So I jumped up and said, "Come on Matt, let’s go sit on the potty." I put him on the throne and he looked at me…Continue readingA wonderful thing has happened!
It was 12 years ago tomorrow, St. Patricks Day. I went downtown in NYC with my cousin Andy. We hit Jack Dempseys Bar. Is that the right one? I saw this girl across the room smiling at me. I asked Andy if he knew her. he said, "Her name is Kathy, and her friend is…Continue readingMeet-aversary
I saw this article while searching for the use of animated logos as "please wait" icons.http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa511284.aspx It is part of a larger UX guidelines kit from MS regarding VIsta.http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa511258.aspx Amazingly, it is quite objective and even harsh against certain Microsoft tendencies. I think it’s awesome that a company can be that objective and publish "bad…Continue readingMicrosoft Vista UX Report
I used to slam LinkedIn for being too complicated. It was so hard to just get up and running because you needed to know everyone’s email. However, after using it for a little while, it has grown on me. It has nice features and a crisp design. Several UX things they do, I have adopted…Continue readingLinkedIn
Something is definetely going on. Bees have disappeared all over America. http://digg.com/environment/Earth_Life_Threats_Alarming_Disappearance_of_Honey_Bees This is not cool. A third of all of our agriculture depends on these little creatures. We are not ready to deploy millions of nanobots either! We are not far enough along to make “The Age of Spiritual Machines” a reality. I knew…Continue readingWhat “Bee” the problem?