Inspiration and Focus for 2015 [Quotes]

Happy New Year! Here is a great list of quotes to carry into 2015. I’ve been living the first one at work.

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  • If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got. [Albert Einstein]
  • Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. [Will Rogers]
  • When the rate of change outside is more than what is inside, be sure that the end is near. [Azim Premji]
  • The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. [George Bernard Shaw]
  • Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open. [T. Dewar]
  • Stay hungry. Stay foolish. [Steve Jobs]
  • You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. [Andre Gide]
  • Innovation is anything, but business as usual. [Anonymous]
  • If at first the idea is not absurd, then there will be no hope for it. [A. Einstein]
  • Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. [Dale Carnegie]
  • Managers say yes to innovation when doing nothing is a bigger risk. [Gijs van Wulfen].
  • Ideas are useless unless used. [T. Levitt]
  • It is not how many ideas you have. It’s how many you make happen. [Advertisement of Accenture]
  • Innovation is the ability to convert ideas into invoices. [L. Duncan]
  • Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer. [Dan Brown]

Source: LinkedIn

Updated Pie

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There’s nothing better than pie and since today is officially 3.14, I’m happy to share a small project I’ve been working on. This mobile web application loads candidate data from the local Supervisor of Election’s office website and parses it into an interesting visual representation (because pie charts).

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No #Rupology

iphone-qt-demoIt’s time I came clean. I love RuPaul’s Drag Race. Call it a guilty pleasure, an experiment in crass, or a hilarious, double entendre, eleganza extravaganza! Call it what you want. (You can be critical, it’s part of the game.) Two things, I wanted to know how other people were reacting to the TV show and which drag queen made the biggest impression.

So, the weekend warrior that I am, I built a mobile web application so I could keep track of how popular my favorite queens are and what people are saying about them on Twitter.

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Happy VDay!

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I’m all about the buttons and I love how we click! I match user goals with business goals to accomplished real-time results. I have focused experience with political campaigns and higher education. In two years (2009 – 2011), I helped 5 local political campaigns raise over $45,000 in online donations.

Beyonce and Ray Lewis

Screen Shot 2013-02-03 at 12.32.01 PMIt’s Super Bowl Sunday!

This morning I did my typical Sunday morning waking up late routine, but this is no ordinary Sunday. It’s Super Bowl Sunday! I’m planning to make a trip to the grocery store to pick up bacon and tater tots for some tasty Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots and I need to decide what clothes will make my team’s colors look the best. But, before I get lost in PBR I wanted to share this with you.

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Content Gold

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Over the last few years, I’ve worked with groups and individuals who love the pretty things on the web. Pretty things come from good content and I find myself talking about a content strategy with the folks I work with a lot. The real priority is content. (more…)

Military Siri

Did you know that Siri was developed by military funding? No? Me either.

The product has so many interested application and I can’t wait until we’re talking about developing real, everyday applications for it.

Well That’s Ood: Watch This

Have you seen this scene? Did you notice the watch being used?

A Bluetooth enabled “smartwatch” is rumored to be released in early 2013 by Apple.

Technology certainly does follows science-fiction!