content strategy: what’s in it for you?

Content is the reason why people use the web. Content strategy involves planning for the creation, aggregation, delivery, and governance of useful, usable, and appropriate content in an experience. [session description] [slides] Presenter Margot Bloomstein @mbloomstein Date 12 March 2010 Article alistapart (the case for content strategy) Tag(s) #contentstrategy #cswiify

i can’t have a tablet for $500 (yet).

So the iPad is a large-format iPod Touch when people thought Apple would be entering the tablet market the same way everyone else has entered that market: re-working an operating system to a touch/large-format interface. People were expecting Mac OS X on a touch screen. Instead, Apple decided to expand the featureset of the mobile […]

an open letter to the wonderful developers at Delicious Monster

In July of 2009, Amazon.com demanded that Apple remove a new iPhone app from the makers of Delicious Library, an excellent Mac desktop application for managing your personal library. I grovel and beg… I mean, I outline some ideas for the way Delicious Monster could have their cake and eat it, too.

refresh central arkansas: WordPress

I did a talk at a refresh central arkansas meeting back in May 2009. It’s about WordPress. I’m sure you’re surprised. Jump to about 16:40 in the clip for the beginning with my highly inappropriate first slide. You can watch the slideshow after the jump too. EDIT: Just found out that the second half of […]

universal design in education

Some people in higher education don’t get universal design, especially when creating curriculum or web sites. UD isn’t about the branding or style. And it isn’t about accommodation or creating content for the lowest common denominator student (a phrase that borders on insulting to those students who are left out when universal design isn’t practiced). […]