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web design and development for people who think the Internet shouldn't suck

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GPOYW – No Pictures Please Edition.

The Tragedy of Internet Folk Art

No one loves the tools the Internet has delivered to the hands of the curious, at essentially no charge, more than I. If had to choose between my pricy college education and my ecclectic online skillset I’d ditch my Dartmouth cap faster than you can say “frat basement”. But, as they say in Spiderman, with great power […]

So I was reading the Time Out New York article that’s been making the rounds on Tumblr being t

So I was reading the Time Out New York article that’s been making the rounds on Tumblr being the best job in NYC. As you might imagine, the start-up isn’t big on stock photos, so it’s hardly the first time I’ve seen the inside of their office. But what I hadn’t seen was this fossil […]

GPOYW: remember-when-cross-results-was-underground edition?

GPOYW: remember-when-cross-results-was-underground edition?

This is the pop-up you get right-clicking a Tumblr-hosted Flash vid. Very cute. But you know what wo

This is the pop-up you get right-clicking a Tumblr-hosted Flash vid. Very cute. But you know what would be more cute? Access to the display code for the embed so I could make it look right.  Cuter yet, have it not be Flash at all…

I can do 9 pull-ups, apparently. A little bummed Tumblr’s iPhone app compresses video on export, but

I can do 9 pull-ups, apparently. A little bummed Tumblr’s iPhone app compresses video on export, but I can do 9 pull-ups, apparently. A little bummed Tumblr’s iPhone app compresses video on export, but at least that saves upload time. I’m under the impression one can side-step this with Pixelpipe, but that app tends to […]

GPOYW: My-coffee-mug-is-a-pig edition.

It’s not that I don’t like comments and notes. But they can be very, very ugly. And they can turn a short post into a long one, and a long post into an unreadable monstrosity. So I decided to do some quick toggle work using JQuery, which this theme already uses to generate its tag cloud. …
Who needs a job when you can spend the morning making Tumblr suck less?

The Tell-Tale R: Hiding Tumblr Comments/Notes with JQuery

Hiding Tumblr Comments/Notes with JQuery

It’s not that I don’t like comments and notes. But they can be very, very ugly. And they can turn a short post into a long one, and a long post into an unreadable monstrosity.  So I decided to do some quick toggle work using JQuery, which this theme already uses to generate its tag […]

Drastic Changes

I am unafraid to make them.  (what the blog used to look like)