All the visual clutter of the city gets to me. There are wires and (often confusing) signs everywhere. I imagine sometime if all this noise could just be silenced. I took an hour and some crude Photoshop skills to envision parts of my neighborhood Noe Valley, San Francisco without all the wires.
These are presented using a NYTimes technique for before/after photos. Go to the page, and then drag the black dividing line to compare the photos.
As part of a 100-year plan,
PG&E is undergrounding some of these wires, but Muni wires
will be with us for a long time.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
I recently released a new jQuery plugin Align Column that aligns HTML table columns based on the (U.S.) decimal point – or whatever you want. Here's a brief story of why I wrote it.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
A few years back, I joined Carbon Five, a small agile consulting company specializing in boot-strapping start-ups. Over my three years there, I learned that the expectations of working with agile consultants are very different than working with other consulting companies. Now that I am five years into agile consulting myself, I'll share my typical introductory remarks.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
A few months back I went to a Ruby-on-Rails speed-dating event. I ended up building a spreadsheet tool for myself that a couple people have expressed interest in it. So I thought I'd share it with all of you.