Lately I’m seeing more and more published about the importance of soft skills in Web design and development. (See, for example, Chris Coyier’s So You Want To Be a Senior Developer and Rich Schwerdtfeger on Empathy’s Role to Drive Innovation.) This is tremendous — a sure sign that we are growing up as a profession. … Continue reading The Pivotal Soft Skill for Web Professionals
While recording a podcast yesterday (WebBeet no. 2) I surprised everyone, including myself, by flying into a technicolor rant. Religion, politics and the web. It’s heady stuff. Specifically I was venting about the websites for the two candidates currently running for the office of President of the Unitarian Universalist (UU) Association of Congregations: Laurel Hallman … Continue reading How Might Religious Leaders Leverage the Web?
Last winter I set off in a quest for the perfect Drupal web host. Originally I hadn’t conceived of it as a quest. My needs were modest: Drupal optimized (as opposed to any old host) Great customer service Reasonable cost – comparable to other shared hosts Two months later, I have yet to find this … Continue reading In Quest of the Perfect Drupal Host