Author Archives: Sandy

New Venture: Helping organizations work with web devs

On the side, I’ve started a new blog and consulting practice. Since I’ve worked as a web dev but have business, strategy, and policy experience, I’m in a good position to help organizations help themselves when they contract with web … Continue reading

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Wednesday Afternoon Kodi Blogging

By request, Kodi discovers the lake. And splashes at the edge and proceeds to roll around in the muck instead.

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CMS, Framework, or DIY: How do you choose?

Web developers and web development companies frequently start each project as if they only things that need to be built require merely different types of nails, and luckily they have a hammer. In fact, they often call themselves “Drupal developers” … Continue reading

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Cancer is Boring

The biggest thing I didn’t expect about cancer: it’s boring. As I noted, there’s very little about it that makes for good TV. The diagnosis, delivered in person or over the phone, is just a bit of dialog. It feels … Continue reading

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On Grieving for the Famous

Two quick things about reactions to Steve Jobs’s passing: 1. Bill Gates would get a much bigger outpouring if he were to pass away under similar circumstances than people think. It would just be of a completely different character because … Continue reading

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Cancer World

Having a loved one with cancer moves you from your normal existence to what Christopher Hitchens termed the “land of malady” but that I call “Cancer World.” It’s a world with its own vocabulary, like any other specialized world, and … Continue reading

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2011 Sucks

So good things: I finally got to start on mojoLive, which is great and past time. OK, now for everything else. I spent the first three months sick with the flu followed by a chronic sinus infection. Turns out, this … Continue reading

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New Site

I’ve moved and updated my site. Most old content is here, though a couple of images may break. Bonus: no registration for comments. And the WP guys will stop snickering at how ancient my install is.

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Moving On

So the official word is out, and I can say that as of the first of July, I will no longer be at Forum One. I’ve been there an eternity in the tech world: ten years and nine months. I … Continue reading

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I Got Served

…notice that I’d better post or else. Trouble is, I rarely have something substantive to say because I’ve gotten my snarking out on Twitter. Maybe…soon…I’ll have some things to talk about that I can’t really go into now.

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