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Archives for October 2012

Squirrel & Moose, episode 6

A really rough take on some corrections to someone else’s podcast. Because nit-picking is my superpower.

external data

since I saw Dave going in to the titanium/mobile app session, I thought I’d check out this. “world adult kickball association”? and that’s the site he works on. kickball.com, 60k visitors/day. going to be high level. [would like the front lights to be low so I can actually see his slides] – not going to […]

Style tiles with drupal

all the code is at github.com/abelb/drupal_styletiles/ (works with education clients!) funnymonkey, does distros for education. interior designer mood boards…all the way to pinterest. styletil.es need to ask Susan if she wants me or Justin to do this for OARS. adjectives technique didn’t work with stakeholders on one of her projects. Foundation – a frame work […]

going back to writing

Twice in the last two days — once when visiting with my friend Kat, and then again while talking D&D with C and one of our other players — I’ve found myself talking about my 2010 National Novel Writing Month project. I never finished it; I just fell off and didn’t get back, although I […]

Drupal in higher ed, a modular approach

I have plots & daydreams…. This room is about packed. Huh. Sort of a vendor presentation from ImageX Media, their major emphasis is higher ed. OpenEDU – not a ready-to-go product. (OpenScholar? OpenAcademy?) its features can be added on to other distributions, or can be used as a framework. (Portland State is their flagship client, […]

Responsive Web Design

Yep, back to this again. Conference blogging! Pacific Northwest Drupal Summit, this time, which long-time readers will know that I have been to this event several times…technically every time. It’s back in Seattle again, which is nice because it’s technically commute-able from my house, although a loooong commute. Last night I actually came up early […]