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New App: Disable Stalking

New App: Disable Stalking

When I add a new contact to my phone sometimes I really just want to have the person’s phone number. Unfortunately my phone automatically feels that it should stalk everyone. On every social network. We need someone to build a new app that allows me to specify whether or not that contact should be stalked. Sure, when I add a friend or family member to my phone I am fine with getting suggestions on where and … Read entire article »

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Facebook won’t show me the Content I want

Facebook won’t show me the Content I want

Facebook has released many updates to it’s Newsfeed algorithm over the past year and many of them are documented on their blog. Most sound ideal in terms of delivering more relevant content to users, while others are, while data based decisions simply don’t make sense. These changes impact the Facebook platform from the user and the brand’s perspectives. The most … Read entire article »

Installing WordPress on NearlyFreeSpeech

Installing WordPress on NearlyFreeSpeech

Now that you’ve created a site and setup your MySQL Process and database within NearlyFreeSpeech you can install WordPress for your website. To add WordPress to your new website, first download the newest version of WordPress. View this downloaded file on your computer (you will need to change one file before adding it your website) and unzip the file. You will … Read entire article »

Setting up MySQL for NearlyFreeSpeech Sites

Setting up MySQL for NearlyFreeSpeech Sites

Now that you’ve created a new site within your NearlyFreeSpeech account, your next step is setting up your database and a MySQL process. This is necessary in order to add content to the website if you’d like to install a content management system like WordPress. Add a MySQL Process Go to the mysql tab within your NearlyFreeSpeech account. In the Actions navigation … Read entire article »

Creating a Site in Nearly Free Speech

Creating a Site in Nearly Free Speech

I am a fan of Nearly Free Speech, particularly for smaller traffic websites, because of the fact that you’re able to pay only for the bandwidth that you use, which can be huge savings for a smaller website. The interface, however, is not quite as intuitive as some other, more expensive hosting platforms. You can follow these steps to get … Read entire article »

Dance off at Detroit Pistons game

Dance off at Detroit Pistons game

It all started at a Detroit Pistons game when a 5th grader was shown on the Jumotron dancing with some intense moves to the music in the arena. Not be outdone, the ‘dancing usher’, Shannon Sales, who dances often while working as an usher for the Pistons games, essentially challenged him to a dance off on the jumbotron. The video … Read entire article »

The day Batkid won the internet

The day Batkid won the internet

That the Make a Wish Foundation is a fantastic non-profit is not news to anyone. Today’s stunt for Batkid, however, was equal parts genius and creative. The child was able to get his wish and the foundation was covered in every publication and took over social media. Who is Batkid? In San Francisco, 11,000 volunteers offered their time to make the wish … Read entire article »

Easily login for your Apps with 1password

Easily login for your Apps with 1password

As do most people these days, I use an incredible number of apps and websites everyday. Remembering logins and passwords is annoying and frustrating to say the least, particularly when I lock myself for trying too many combinations too many times. Then I found 1password by agile bits and life got just a little bit better. What 1password does I installed 1password … Read entire article »

Make your Life Easier with Task Automation

Make your Life Easier with Task Automation

If you’re like me (probably not) you are constantly thinking in terms of cause and effect. This is how I dissect every logic problem that I come across. If this happens, do this, if not then do that. This logic just makes sense when trying to automate processes and sculpt the user experience of any application in an effort to … Read entire article »

LinkedIn creates an awful design for connecting users

LinkedIn creates an awful design for connecting users

In general, the LinkedIn interface is quite easy to use and well laid out. Over the past few years they’ve made some huge steps toward making it easier to locate connections and find information throughout the website However, their new design implementation for showing ‘People that you may know’ is, well, terrible. Previous, simple and effective design The previous version, while maybe … Read entire article »