Wednesday, August 19, 2009

65 Must-Know CSS Strategies and Tutorials

Adding details and advanced CSS techniques to projects when unasked can increase the value of yourself as a designer, so learning new things is practical as both a personal and business move. I encourage everyone to try out at least a few of these techniques you are unaware of. Even if it’s hard to imagine a practical use for them right now, it can be incredibly useful in future projects, or you may come up with a revolutionary idea based on these strategies.

Either way — try them out. Put them into practice, and brainstorm ways to include them in your current design process. It can do any designer or developer a lot of good. Constantly learning new techniques is the key to becoming a successful designer or developer. READ MORE

Twelve Tips for Techies Trying to Resist Recessions

To me things seem very bad right now, but on some level what’s going on isn’t quite as bad for the tech sector as things were during the crash. Now this isn’t to say that folks aren’t hurting, but that last crash seemed very specific to the tech sector while this crash seems to be hitting everyone everywhere. My gut feeling is that the worst may not be over, so with this in mind here are my tips (both small and large) from what I’ve learned:

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Why So Serious? Obama/Joker Poster Draws 'Outrage'

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If there's one thing about liberals, it's that they're predictably predictable. In their eyes, it is more than acceptable to mock Sarah Palin and her family, using descriptions that range from rude to crude. When President Bush was in office, he was the focus of daily ridicule from left-wing journalists and bloggers.

However, no one better make fun of Barack Obama or the thought police will express "outrage" and brand you a racist. That's exactly what is happening now as a poster of Obama in "Joker" makeup is popping up on walls and city streets. My question to the lefties: Why so serious?