Goal: Get 1000 page views on a blog post with $20 to spend I have several hypothesis to achieve this goal. I think the cumulative effect of most can be measured independently in order to determine their contribution to the success or failure of this goal. For this hypothetical post, I'll be expressing how I … Continue reading 1000
I have been working with a team to build a time machine. Yep. A time machine. It can travel to the past. It can return to the present. It can't really go into the future yet, but I have confidence we'll get there eventually. 😉 This time machine has another caveat: It only works for … Continue reading The language of time travel
It's easy to keep adding features to a product based on the instincts or personal desires of the contributors. This usually results in features or flows that no one asked for or particularly needs. Most open source products tend to operate this way. Fortunately, as open source projects gain popularity, the folks building and using … Continue reading Let’s meetup
I challenge you to go write some playful code right this very minute. Especially if you don't know how to code. Stop reading this article and go find a playground to explore and some documentation to peruse. Not convinced? Coding doesn't have to be complex. It doesn't have to be some crazy set of algorithms … Continue reading Code play
The experience of creating a WordPress site can vary wildly. Occasionally, I hear how someone set it up without any major roadblocks. I more often witness nightmare-level setup experiences. Together, with help from the community and hosts, we're working to improve the process of building a WordPress site. The fractured flow of the past and … Continue reading Improving the WordPress experience
Designers are pretty dang good at asking that one tiny infuriating question. In my experience, the question is often taken as a challenge to an idea or even insulting, but the reality of why we ask is a bit different. We want to understand the problem as you understand it. We want to understand where … Continue reading Why?