A Summary of "Getting Things Done"

OK, so here’s my quick summary of the book “Getting Things Done” by David Allen.I’m glad this book was written. I’m glad my co-worker had it sitting in a stack of papers. I’m glad I picked it up and read it. I wrote this because he’s very busy and I hoped it would help him. […]

SOPA/PIPA and Illinois

Friends in Illinois, Several weeks back I wrote to my congressmen to oppose SOPA and PIPA because I believe that they will make doing business on the internet very hard. If webmasters live under a constant threat of having their domain’s seized by the federal government due to real or perceived copyright violations, it will […]

Ice Cream Sandwich, FTW

or An Imaginary Conversation Between a new Galaxy Nexus Owner and an Apple Fanboy Me: I gotta’ say, I think my Galaxy Nexus has caught up with the iPhone everywhere Android was lagging. Fanboy: The fact that you have to compare it to the iPhone is telling in and of itself. Me: Don’t be like […]

Fonzi Smack…it’s back

So, those of us born before 1982 will remember a specific move Fonzi would use to get the jukebox working, the Fonzi smack. You can see it at the end of this (awesome) video. Now, the Fonzi smack wasn’t just for the Fonz. It was a real move that a lot of us used, not […]

To Engage or Not to Engage

So, here’s my situation. I have an HTC Thunderbolt on Verizon. I love it, but I moved to it from a Motorola Droid X. Why? 4G. What I didn’t realize is that the Thunderbolt hadn’t moved to Gingerbread (the latest released Android OS) even though the X already had. I liked a couple of the […]

The 12 Rules of Entrepreneurship That No One Else Talks About

I recently starting using StumbleUpon. If you’re not familiar with the service, it asks you what you’re interested in and then uses some super secret (random) method to connect you to sites in your interests. When you’re bored of a certain site, simply stumble to a new one. I marked one of my interests as […]

Slidebox jQuery Plug-in

I couldn’t find another jQuery plug-in that does this same thing. This is a plug-in that displays a box with two panels: the main panel and one that slides over the top of it. As with my other jQuery plug-ins, the goal was to provide a way to do this with minimal JavaScript. The user […]

Why I Moved from PrototypeJS/Scriptaculous to jQuery

A History Lesson In case it wasn’t obvious, I’m the author of the iMinistries Church Website Content Management System (CMS), a web site CMS specifically designed to meet the needs and budgets of churches and ministries. Our product is over 7 years old. It has taken several twists and turns along the way, thanks mostly […]

My 40 Favorite Albums of All Time

Recently I went to see Matthew Sweet in concert. He was celebrating the 20th anniversary of Girlfriend by playing the album in its entirety live. It was great to hear one of my favorite albums played in the order I’m used to by the artist live. Afterwards I reveled at just how much I love […]