The most important thing in Life

I was discussing with Katie about Ethan and how he is so hard on himself.  He is nearly a perfectionist and works really hard.  I am so proud of him.  However, he has incredibly low … Continue reading The most important thing in Life

Potty Story

Matthew is going to the potty by himself these days.  He still needs help wiping his butt though.  The other night, we hear his regular yoddle, “Mooooommmm, I’m Dooooonnnnne!”  I went in to help him.  … Continue reading Potty Story

The UX of Crying

Hillary Clinton is a genius. I never thought of this, but she just pulled out the unbeatable strategy. Crying. Think about it. When a man cries, he is not strong and usually ridiculed. When a … Continue reading The UX of Crying

CSS Preload Images

This is an interesting technique for preloading graphics. Resources: One here. This guy originated it, but it’s pulled down now. #preloadedImages { width: 0px; height: 0px; display: inline; background-image: url(path/to/image1.gif); background-image: url(path/to/image2.gif); background-image: url(path/to/image3.gif); background-image: … Continue reading CSS Preload Images

Smashing Magazine

Check out Smashing Magazine.  It has an awesome set of future design products.  I haven’t really paid too much attention to Smashing Magazine in the past.  I don’t know why.  They content is really nice.  … Continue reading Smashing Magazine

The UX of Primaries – Part II

Ok, so now we have a second data point after Iowa.  New Hampshire, which was a dead-even race for Clinton and Obama now has Obama ahead by 13 percentage points. It is riddiculous to say … Continue reading The UX of Primaries – Part II

The UX of Primaries (except for Iowa)

Primaries suck.  I want to vote for Joe Biden.  A bunch of local yokels in Iowa voted for Barack Obama and now he is “unstoppable”.  Are you kidding me?  Who cares what Iowa thinks?  I … Continue reading The UX of Primaries (except for Iowa)

The UX of the Wii

I have had a few days with the Wii and I have to say, it is one of the most innovative and interesting user experiences I have seen in a while.  It certainly deserves to … Continue reading The UX of the Wii

Information Communication

I just watched this amazing video of this speaker at Ted.  He uses animation and charting techniques to really communicate information better.  I think this kind of software is just fantastic and has been designed … Continue reading Information Communication