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This May, I sold ownership of the WordPress Ajax Event Calendar plugin to AppSumo; they have taken over maintenance and support via the WordPress forum. (more…)

The Ajax Event Calendar WordPress plugin surpasses 31,000 downloads in just four months since its release.   (more…)


I am pleased to announce the recent release of the Ajax Event Calendar plugin for WordPress.   (more…)

In this quick read, co-authors Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles begin by establishing that “Satisfied customers just aren’t good enough.”   (more…)

If you’re an information junkie like me, you have over 60 RSS feeds in Google Reader, and are tired of staying up late to keep up with the ever-growing mountain of new technology trends before they become irrelevant.   (more…)

Consider the following…

You’re driving in an urban setting from Point A to Point B.  Assume reaching your destination requires turning both left and right at intersections, but you’re only permitted to make right turns. You might think that restriction wastes fuel – you would be wrong.  But we’ll get back to that in a moment. (more…)

LinkedIn has released a nifty connection map visualization,  with the intent of providing greater insight into your professional network.  Unfortunately, how people input company name in their profile can create erroneous clustering and skew your results. (more…)

According to Jared Spool there are Five indispensable skills for a UX Mastery, among them are presenting and storytelling.  The book by Chip and Dan Heath, How to Make Ideas Stick, squarely focuses on optimizing these skills.  (more…)

When a user interface “tries to offload as much ‘trivial’ mechanical thinking as possible to the machine,” it can produce negative results”. (more…)

A single checkout line distributed to multiple clerks experiences fewer delays, yet we perceive that when organized in parallel lines, checkout is faster. (more…)