Would you drive a car around in first gear all the time? Leave the radio station on whatever it was set to at the factory? Of course not. But I’m constantly surprised (and pained) at how many people do equivalent things on their Mac, and suffer as a result, whether they realize it or not. Do […]
I recently was asked by a client how to do this, and thought it would make a great tip to share generally for those who are using MailChimp. Here’s my illustrated step-by-step guide!
On Tuesday, April 5, the Vancouver Sun unveiled a complete redesign of its print, web and app versions. The result? Some surprising blunders and some long-awaited improvements. Here’s my full analysis.
Last night I attended a Meetup organized by NetSquared Vancouver, a group that connects nonprofit & technology communities. It was a “Nonprofit Technology Show and Tell”, and thus was a great opportunity to show off my database solution for Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter – as well as to meet a bunch of smart, like-minded, tech savvy folks! […]
If you want to just shuffle all your Rock, your R&B or Jazz, it seems impossible… until you know the almost-secret method. But there’s an even easier method than that. Read on as I reveal all!
This distinctive corner seemed fated to morph into more cookie-cutter condos, but this time, for once, it didn’t turn out that way. Check out the inside of the stylish revamp of the former Blockbuster Video at 16th and Oak.
Before you decide to include a clock on your business’s sign, think twice. This is much more than merely a design decision. It’s a commitment to ongoing maintenance of a sometimes-finicky mechanical device that needs to remain functional — or risk tainting your brand. Are the stakes really so high? Yes. Because, by putting a clock […]
Use this easily-missed (I did until recently!) button in Apple Mail to make your replies less bloated and more recipient-friendly.
I accept that Chevron may not have been responding directly to my blog post last spring. But my criticism was clearly on target, as the screen layout issue I grumbled about is now fixed!
There are things we’re compelled to do all the time on our Macs that are far more complicated than they need to be. It’s easy to forget this fact while cruising on autopilot through a tedious yet familiar series of mouse clicks. Unfortunately, Adobe seems to have forgotten it too – to the detriment of their users.