Seeing real users interact with your software is a humbling, eye-opening experience every developer should experience on a regular basis.
One of my roommates switched from WordPress to Blogspot to Weebly because “[Weebly] is so easy to use… and that’s the only reason.” Nooo…
Blackboard feature requests. Useful feedback on Blackboard’s various failings (or areas for improvement).
The administration of Whitman College, the school I went to for my freshman year, has decided to cut funding to its Varsity Alpine and Nordic ski teams. The community is in uproar about this decision; if you aren’t on one of the teams, then you… Continue reading →
Last night, I realized we’ve started bitching about the Daily Emerald in the peanut gallery without offering any positive advice for change. I’d like to offer my thoughts on how to turn the struggling newspaper into a successful digital news enterprise. Step one: hold a transparent weekend… Continue reading →