The Fox, the Hedgehog, and Responsive Web Design

Photo by Alyssa Alarcon from Creative Mornings Boston Facebook page. Click through for original.

Just before the holidays, I saw Tamsen Webster (@tamadear) speak at Creative Mornings Boston on the theme of Education. She anchored the discussion on the distinction between the fox and the hedgehog. (That’s the fox on the left on the whiteboard, with the hedgehog on the right: Photo by Alyssa Alarcon from Brooklyn Boulders Somerville Facebook page). If you’ve not […]

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WordPress, qTranslate, Custom Menu Item Links


On the Food Empowerment Project site, we use mqTranslate, a successor to qTranslate, to manage content in English and Spanish. In conjunction with qTranslate Slug, we get specific urls for pages in English and Spanish, a language switching button in the header, and menus & widgets reflecting the currently selected language. Menu items which link […]

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Taking Chances


  This week’s Creative Mornings Boston was held at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville. Creative Mornings continues to surprise and delight as an event. I think this is the first time I had to sign a safety waiver just to hear a short talk about business.  The morning also starting with the crew from the Blackout Step Team from Tufts, […]

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Talking to Developers about Content


Following up on yesterday’s post, I’ll also be speaking at Confab Higher Ed in November.   I really enjoyed the conference last year: impressive keynotes; focused, carefully curated set of breakout talks; and a great crowd of motivated, inspired folks fighting the good fight to improve digital experiences for students, prospects, alumni, and faculty across […]

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