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New Client – Geriatric Care Consultants

Clients, Design, General, Portfolio / September 13th, 2009 / Comments Off

I had the privilege of working with Geriatrics Care Consulting, who focuses on helping families care for their elderly relatives. They were seeking a simple and clean design that illustrated through pictures and testimonials the quality of care their business performs.

Going Sans-super cache

General, Wordpress / September 12th, 2009 / Comments Off

Since I launched this website and I utilize Dreamhost as my hosting provider, speed has always been an issue. When you are in a shared environment, that is usually the case. I have been using the WordPress Super Cache plugin since my site went live, and though it has been great for enhancing page load, [...]

Absolute Bica is up for Most Elegant Design Award! Vote for me

My site has been nominated for Most Elegant Design by Best WordPress Design Awards. I would really appreciate your vote.

Welcome eSnipe – New addition to the Absolute Bica portfolio

Design, General, Portfolio / March 30th, 2009 / Comments Off

It is with great pleasure to introduce eSnipe to the Absolute Bica portfolio family. eSnipe approached Absolute Bica seeking a redesign of their existing site that currently uses a design built over 6 years ago. It was time for a fresh and clean look and I am honored eSnipe chose my company to handle this endeavor.

An the award for best presented Nigerian scam goes to…

Awful, General, Random / March 23rd, 2009 / Comments Off

I will admit, this is probably the nicest looking Nigerian scam email I have ever received. It’s bedazzled with the Flirckr logo and everything.

Douglas Bowman leaves Google, Two Digg postings 3 years apart aligned

Design, General, Project Management / March 22nd, 2009 / Comments Off

Since Friday, the blogosphere including popular sites like CNET have been posting about Douglas Bowman’s exit from Google. 3 years ago, Doug Bowman joined Google to lead their visual design department. On Friday, he left and cited a myriad of reasons:

Macgyver who?

General, Random, Tips / February 28th, 2009 / Comments Off

Basically, I took the knowledge Macgyver has in his pinky and applied it to my computer setup :) I needed a way that was cheap, fast, and free to get a microphone into a relatively decent position to my mouth as I worked on the computer for Camtasia recordings, Skype calls, etc…

Safari 4 whips the competition in browser benchmarks

General, Random / February 26th, 2009 / 1 Comment »

Proving itself a staggering 42 times faster at rendering JavaScript than IE 7, our benchmarks confirm Apple’s Safari 4 browser, released in beta Tuesday, is the fastest browser on the planet. In fact, it beat Google’s Chrome, Firefox 3, Opera 9.6 and even Mozilla’s developmental Minefield browser.

WhereWeDoWhatWeDo – Your spaces

Design, General, Random / February 19th, 2009 / Comments Off

Upload a screenshot of your workspace for the world to check out on I uploaded mine and display some of the favorite ones I have seen.

Trying to use WP-Super Cache locally on WampServer

Design, General, Wordpress / February 18th, 2009 / Comments Off

I simply want tohave the WP-Super Cache plugin enabled, even if it’s inactive so I can move forward with a mirror copy of my local and production development versions of my site. However, enabled WP-Super Cache makes this impossible. There has to be a solution. Do you know it?

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The sandbox is my personal playground to try out various experimental techniques on the web. Below are some of my latest tests.

HTML to PHP video tutorial, Rounded Corners video tutorial, CSS Image Sprites in 10 Minutes

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