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Folding The Future

With the Mobile World Congress convention in full swing the past weekend, there was a lot of phones that are becoming foldable. Now I have been asked by quite a number of people “What do you think of those foldable phones?” Well let me break it down with what I...

February 26, 2019
Soapbox

Freelancing: A Counterpoint

Recently I read an article that was making the rounds on social media by the website “Fast Company”. It is about how Millennials have decided to move over to freelancing. Well I took a problem with this. Its not just because I have some disagreements with the article but from...

December 30, 2018
Life , Reviews , Soapbox

Has Apple Lost Its Spark?

Another fall, another Apple event. This is the time where Apple shows off its newest iphone, something they usually come out swinging and this year being the tenth anniversary of the iPhone expectations were running high…and this year they came out with a stumble? Wheres The Pow? There were quite...

September 26, 2017
Coding , Life , Soapbox

What is a Set Up Job

This is a term I use when it comes to building a website. Many of the clients I meet who have great ideas for their website but then do not like the revelation of the actual cost to building a website, or maybe in some cases they are just starting...

June 18, 2017
Reviews , Soapbox

WWDC 2017: My Thoughts

June, once again the many developers and designers pack the hall in order to see what the next big thing Apple is doing software wise. A new iOS, a new MacOS and a few hardware surprises. I have been looking over everything and rethinking over and over since it debuted...

June 10, 2017
Life , Soapbox

The Importance To The Privacy Law

Privacy. It Matters Recently, Trump has repealed President Obama’s privacy laws that protect peoples data. Now why is this important? This protection was put into place to prevent internet service providers or ISP’s from selling what you do online to the highest bidder. How does this affect someone? It effects everything...

April 14, 2017
Life , Soapbox

App Spotlight: Countable

Recently I have discovered an app that has been making some headway in this politically charged world. Currently Countable is picking up speed due to the fact it makes government and tracking what your reps and the entire congress are doing and voting on simple to keep tabs on. Yes it...

January 23, 2017
Life , Soapbox

Web and Tech Predictions for 2017

What a year it was for the web and technology but where will it go in 2017? 2016 saw the advent of connectivity, responsive and simple. I believe 2017 will usher in some even more big changes into the tech and web. Here are my thoughts on where it is all...

December 29, 2016
Life , Soapbox

Three Point O

The Earth’s orbit around the sun is 940 million kilometers. I have done this 30 times. What has happened in this rotation cycle? Well a lot of growing up and watching things change vastly this year. “I’m sorry Tony…but he’s my friend…”- Steve Rogers 2016 will probably go down as...

December 16, 2016
Coding , Soapbox

Vetting A Freelance Developer

The other night I went to the Austin WordPress group. It was very casual and very friendly. One of the users pointed out to me that their website was made by someone who wasn’t a developer and in turn ended up with a very poor website. I realized from this...

November 30, 2016
Life , Soapbox

The Importance Of Meet Ups

There is a important thing in being a developer, and that is meet ups. Meet ups are a great way to network and to see that there are many different kinds of developers out there. I think one of the biggest misconceptions is that all developers live in their parents...

October 23, 2016
Life , Soapbox

The State Of Apple (Part 1)

Innovation. Innovation is what Apple use to drive, from the start of a full touch screen phone, adding a front facing camera and accelerators to even adding fingerprint unlock, and then creating the iPad that paved the way for the tablet world. Now with the iPhone 7 releasing in the...

September 23, 2016