Creative Conglomerate

A recent client project led me to look at the available services and solutions from Adobe. Below is a partial list. While impressive, it may also be overwhelming. How many can you describe? A dozen? 30? 40? 60? Things have sure changed since my days at Macromedia. Acrobat Pro – https://creative.adobe.com/products/acrobat Acrobat Reader for iOS […]

I’d never do this with my work machine

Last night I booted my MacBook Air to do 2-3 important things before I forgot. I ended up doing 8-10 things and shutting down. Then I remembered that I shut down before I did one of those important things. I powered up again and got it done. It only took a minute because booting is […]

Backing a Project on Kickstarter

I just decided to try backing a Kickstarter project, CableKeeps – for iPad, iPhone, and iPod chargers. They are clever, cute snap-on organizers for iPhone and iPad chargers & cables. The iPhone version appears below. I don’t know any of the designers/developers, but thought it was interesting enough to look into. Maybe you’ll want one or […]

Total Validator Desktop Tool

A few months ago I wrote about Total Validator. It is disappointing that attacks have taken a very good tool offline. However, it is comforting that Total Validator is available as a desktop tool. Please support it.

Total Validator for HTML

A little help can make a big difference when you’re trying to improve on writing valid and accessible HTML— whether you are doing it for better performance or for compliance to US ADA Section 508 (or compliance to W3C Web Accessibility Guidelines). I was recently reminded of just how great of a help the Total […]

Thoughts on Learning in 3D- Virtual book Tour

I’m fortunate that this blog is an early stop on the “#Lrn3D” virtual book tour for Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration by Karl M. Kapp and Tony O’Driscoll. There is much to come on the tour, from colleagues and friends widely held in high esteem through the learning […]

iPhone Travel Apps: Me v. National Geographic

One screen of my iPhone is dedicated to essential travel apps and I’d like to share that list with you. For comparison I’m also including a link to and the short list of Travel Tech: Top 20 iPhone Travel Apps from National Geographic Adventure. My key travel apps for iPhone (prices as of July 3, […]