In a couple of weeks, I’m going to do something I didn’t think I’d ever do: I’m speaking about CSS Preprocessors at an Atlanta Web Design Group meetup. Over the past few years, I’ve visited Atlanta a few times a year and live-tweeted AWDG talks. This time, I’ll be on the other side of the crowd. I doubt I’ll ever get… Continue reading Speaking at AWDG
Google announced that they’re buying Nest yesterday, and with it came a flood of jokes about how we’ll need to have a Google+ account in order to change our temperatures from now on. Google isn’t buying Nest just for their Thermostat or Protect. They bought it for the next wave of products that Nest has in… Continue reading Don’t be evil.*
Not all time wasted is wasted time. (Or, at least that’s what I keep telling myself.) I have to remind myself often that time spent learning instead of earning could yield greater benefits down the road. But it’s hard to justify spending the time on playing when you’re trying to meet a deadline or behind schedule on something. That’s… Continue reading Wasted Time
You can be better than you think you can be. You can do more than you think you can do. Stop overthinking. Start doing. Push yourself. Reach the next level. And when you get there? Realize that you’ve only just begun.
Up until a year ago, I was a long-time subscriber to a hosted time-tracking and invoicing app: Harvest. (Harvest is still *really* awesome, btw.) I also had a Basecamp account. When I freelanced full-time, it made sense to pay that bill every month. But when I, I couldn’t justify the monthly expense any longer. (Admittedly, paying $32/month for a couple… Continue reading Pancake
2013 was a big year for RefreshAugusta. Our meetup group grew to 111 members. We grew to 773 followers on Twitter. We held a total of 9 meetups in 2013: Two lunches, one workshop, and six educational/informative evening events. We even made a one-day web conference happen here in Augusta! February – Outsmart Yourself: Failure,… Continue reading Year in Review: RefreshAugusta