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Generation Z – What To Know About the Emerging Generation & Their Views

Kim Patel works at VICE and has done a lot of work to help understand and prepare for Generation Z. In her presentation at Digital Summit in Philadelphia, Kim shared the results of months of research VICE Insights has gathered to understand Generation Z.  The following is a smattering of what she shared.  They are […]

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Is the US Inching Toward GDPR-Type Consumer Privacy Laws? California Is.

California’s Governor, Gavin Newsom, is expected to sign into law a set of new amendments that seek to empower consumers with greater say in how their personal information is handled and it may take effect January 1, 2020.  The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) recent amendments give internet users the ability to see what information […]

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The Re-Read List; Articles to Revisit and Review

Here are a few articles I’ve come across recently that I felt offered value enough for reiteration and review. Workplace Communication Good communication and positive conflict resolution are what Harvard Business Review essay, How to Collaborate with People You Don’t Like aim to inspire. In it, the author shares a story of colleagues that have […]

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Super Borders Tutorial on Angular and Non-Standard Borders — Part 2

Web design trends of recent continue to push the boundaries on the status quo of rectangular layouts. One way this manifests is in the border between two sections of a webpage. Often the borders are angled, sometimes curved, but visually interesting for sure. In this post we’ll look at one way to approach the section […]

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Super Borders Tutorial on Angular and Non-Standard Borders — Part 1

Web design trends of recent continue to push the boundaries on the status quo of rectangular layouts. One way this manifests is in the border between two sections of a webpage. Often the borders are angled, sometimes curved, but visually interesting for sure. In this post we’ll look at one way to approach the section […]

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Be Proactive: Habit 1 for Highly Effective People

I’m a huge fan of Stephen Covey’s seven habits of highly effective people. The book is full of smart ideas and principles for conduct and can help anyone in business and in life. Throughout the book, but certainly in chapter 1 Covey’s advice works. In chapter 1 after highlighting the idea of our own individual […]

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Google Marketing Resources – A brief set of digital marketing and advertising options

Here are a few links that I find are often somewhat elusive, though I know they are free and open to the general surfing public. In no particular order: Academy Catalog Developers Training Google Codelabs Teach w/ Google

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Animate Site Sections on Scroll Behavior

Want some motion in your ocean? In a sea of content, simple animations can make for a pleasant break from the humdrum. Use this setup to create sections of a webpage that will slide up and fade into view. Let’s get started. See a demo of what we’ll create. We’ll need to setup some CSS, […]

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Let’s Do: CSS Gradients! FTW

Occasionally, you just need to g r a d i a t e (let’s consider that a word). For me, now is one of those times. Perhaps you too could stand to as well. Let’s. Most often we’ll likely want to add a gradient to a container (div, section, button). For that, we can use […]

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3 Nifty Tools for Web Design & Development Aficionados

Part of what makes the web so wonderful is the continuous space there is to explore. Pixel-pushers know as well as anyone that inventive tools, processes, and techniques help make things pleasantly colorful. Here are a few tools I’ve come across of recent to put in your quiver. Colorable This site helps you figure out […]