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The Four Big Ways Jetpack Helps with Image Performance

2018-06-20T03:05:23+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

We've been working with Jetpack around here as a sponsor. It's a great match because as someone with a bunch of self-hosted WordPress sites, Jetpack is one of those no-brainer plugins for me. Jetpack can do a ton of good things for any site in a variety of very different ways. Here's one way to [...]

Building a RSS Viewer With Vue: Part 2

2018-06-20T03:05:17+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Welcome to Part 2 of this mini-series on building a RSS viewer with Vue. In the last post, I walked through how I built my demo using Vue.js and Vuetify on the front end and Webtask on the back end. When I built that initial version, I knew it was exactly thatmdash;an "initial" version. I [...]

Where Do Design and Business Strategy Meet? Design Thinking

2018-06-20T03:05:14+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: , |

Design is a logical art. It’s the thought process behind the first mark on a page. It’s empathy applied systematically. It’s creative through abductive reasoning. In other words, designers are no strangers to strategy. Yet even designers themselves forget that the world of design is much larger than mockups and prototypes. This “capital D” conception [...]

Featured Organization: Cantíl

2018-06-20T03:05:03+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Van Dellz performing at Qilombo as part of the Cantíl reading series, October 2016. When was Cantíl founded, and why? Claire Grossman: Cantíl was founded in 2015 by Elana Chavez and Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta. They met after a reading at Scott Nanos’ Books for Days, which was then called Temporary Bookstore at Rise Above, a print [...]

TEDx talk under review

2018-06-20T03:04:44+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

An independently organized TEDx event recently posted, and subsequently removed, a talk from the TEDx YouTube channel that the event organizer had titled: “Why our perception of pedophilia has to change.”  We were not aware of this organizer’s actions, but understand now that their decision to remove the talk was at the speaker’s request for [...]

Recode Daily: Trump thinks separating kids from families is good politics

2018-06-20T03:04:35+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Plus, Trump orders the Pentagon to establish a Space Force as the sixth U.S. military branch; Elon Musk warns Tesla employees of sabotage; how we watch soccer now. The Trump administration showed no signs of changing its policy of separating children from parents accused of illegally crossing the U.S. border. Trump seems to think the [...]

Now Facebook is putting autoplay video ads inside Messenger

2018-06-20T03:04:34+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The big question: Do users want to see video ads next to their private messages? Facebook found a new place to sell video ads: Inside Messenger, where some users will start to see autoplay video ads appear in their inbox right next to messages from friends and family. Messenger first started selling ads inside Messenger [...]