Archive: January 2007

January 29, 2007


Huzzah! Today is a big day for a close friend: Shaun Inman has released Mint 2, a snazzy update to his website stat tracking application. I’ve been helping out (alongside the other crumb-bums) with beta-testing for months now, and I can tell you first hand, this is a significant upgrade. To be honest, I didn’t know what more Shaun could… more »

January 22, 2007

You Say You Want a Resolution

The topic of screen resolution in web design has once again reared its ugly and multifaceted head. Jeremy Keith and Roger Johansson still say “nay.” Well, I’m saying “yay,” with some conditions. I know many people take a hard-lined approach to this, saying that fixed-width 1024px sites are wrong most, if not all, of the time. This post is… more »

January 14, 2007

A Plea for the Fat-Fingered

My grandfather used to call them “working man hands,” friends seem to prefer “sausage fingers,” while Liz affectionately goes the heritage-sensitive route with “mozzarella sticks.” Whatever you call them, I have big hands, and consequently, big fingers. They aren’t necessarily short and stubby; the proportions are fairly usual, they are just sort of scaled-up. Regardless, I am sure many others… more »

January 11, 2007

An Event Apart Boston Registration Open

A new year is upon us, and it brings a new An Event Apart with it. We have moved to a two-day conference format, jammed packed with design and code, and attractive speakers. The first city we’ll be visiting is Boston on March 26-27, at the Boston Marriott Copley. Speakers include: Steve Krug, Dan Cederholm, Molly Holzschlag, Andrew Kirkpatrick, Cameron… more »

January 7, 2007

Wanted: Apple Mobile Device

Ah, MacWorld. The place where the hopes and expectations lie every year for an oh-so-special Apple announcement. This year my mind is set on one thing. However improbable, or senseless, all I am hoping for is an Apple mobile device. I must admit, even writing that is an interesting thing for me. I went from hating cell phones a few… more »