Notes and photos from #UXcampch

Some notes and photos from Saturday’s UX camp in Zürich: Adrian Sameli took us thru the process of building infographics. His tip on tools to use: Excel and Adobe Illustrator. He tried one or two infographic tools but didn’t like them much. In the discussion we looked at d3js.org. Next, I attended a session on […]

On creating networking opportunities

Here’s a useful link if you’re a shy introvert. Click-bait heading. With a heading like that, it’s bound to get some clicks. I’ve tried some of the tips mentioned in the article. Sometimes they’ve backfired. Especially, if the other person is shy, or answers all of your conversation openers with a monosyllable. Related links: Networking […]

10 years WordPress

On 6 September 2004, I posted my very first entry on this site. Many thanks to my 5 regular readers for being so faithful. You rock! Big thank you to the WordPress community and Automattic for keeping WordPress.org open source and free. More than ever we need independent and free web publishing software.

Lost

I got very lost in the Küttigen-Rombach-Aarau area yesterday. Google Maps sent me to the wrong place. I missed the event. It was raining. I gave up. And walked back to Aarau. I found a nice place to recover called Tuchlaube. Next time I’ll try Gossip: On my way back to the station I found […]

#POSSE: A clickable demo of my simple #indieweb blog

Here’s a simple example how you can publish your content on your own site and syndicate elsewhere (POSSE): I posted a boring flower snapshot into my self-hosted WordPress (WP) blog. WP posted the entry to Twitter using WP plugins Hum and Publicize One of my Twitter followers replied to my tweet. Using Webmention, the tweet […]

Jog log

I went for a 40 minute run today. Only the first 5 minutes were dry. Then it started raining. Towards the end of my run, the rain became quite intense. Even my trusted rain gear was soaked through. It was the third time I got soaked today. I guess the rainy season is back.

A valid question?

A tweet to keep. I stumbled across this C.S. Lewis quote: “Notice how we are perpetually surprised at time… In heavens name, why? Unless, indeed, there is something in us which is not temporal.” — C. S. Lewis (@CSLewisDaily) July 6, 2014 A valid question to consider. Sun’s shining. A beautiful day lies ahead. Will […]