By day, I'm a product manager serving a group of fantastic engineers at Square.
By night, I fight crime and solve mysteries with a robot pal of my own creation.
By midday, I like a snack, generally a cookie.
Part of this biography isn't true (hint, I like cookies and engineering, I don't own a robot).
Category Archives: Web design
[heisel.org](http://www.heisel.org) is now powered by [WordPress 1.5](http://wordpress.org/download/). I had the site up and running under various nightly builds for a while now, and it was mostly pre-occupied-idness that delayed me from making the switch. I love the new [WordPress theme … Continue reading
I don’t think that the vast complex web that is the Internet can really be boiled down into a PowerPoint-able bullet point. But for those media executives who need such a thing: * On the Internet, it’s about users first, … Continue reading
You don’t ever want to see this: What, in God’s name, is a delivery exception: myiMac.deliver() Traceback (most recent call last): File “”, line 1, in ? AttributeError: ‘AppleProduct’ object has no attribute ‘deliver’ That’s a delivery exception! 🙂 Methinks … Continue reading
This is only the second time I’ve bought something from [Apple](http://www.apple.com), and the first time I’ve bought something from them online. And I must say, they need to work on their post-purchase branding. I’m not a marketer, so that might … Continue reading
I know, I know, I haven’t blogged much. And by much, I mean *at all*. But that’s all going to change, soon. Here’s what needs to get done: * Decorate for Christmas * Upgrade to MT 3.1 * Integrate a … Continue reading
Poynter has released their Web-focused Eyetracker study. Found it at the end of my lunch break (hat tip), hope to have thoughts and reactions soon. In the meantime, check out the overview. **Update**: Hypergene has an interview with Steve Outing … Continue reading
Leave it to the folks at 37signals to come with up a great name and method for Web design — epicenter-based design. This is something that I, and probably a lot of designers, have been doing, both consciously and subconsciously … Continue reading
There’s been a lot of talk lately about “improving” the UI of the Web. Mostly by trying to add standards for “rich” clients. Gruber has come back with an equally thoughtfull, and in my opinion, correct analysis of the Web’s … Continue reading