Monthly Archives: April 2007


Big ups to my fellow Schemers at Schematic who were responsible for the redesign of Great job guys and girls.

Today I’m 30

I was born on this day 30 years ago. My sister called me today to wish me a happy birthday and to call me Old Man River. To tell you the truth, it feels great to be 30 and I wouldn’t trade it to be any younger. I make more money, have more knowledge and […]

CSS and the Magic of Transparent PNG’s

Since I realunched the new, old-style Daily Exhaust, I’ve already had questions on the “NEW!” graphic on the homepage. How is that archieved? It seems do defy the grid system and walk through DIV tags like magic. Well, it’s not magic, just some CSS and a PNG.

New In An Old Way

Pardon the mismatched appearance of the site, I’m retro-fitting a retro design onto the page templates in Movable Type. Eventually everything will be just as golly-gee-swell as the homepage.

Dreamhost Downtime

Based on my Mint statistics from yesterday, my site was down for about 6 hours. Other people I know on Dreamhost accounts were not effected, but I was, and so were all my clients. Not too cool. This has been a rough year with Dreamhost, since last summer’s black out in LA which brought Dreamhost […]

Free Entertainment For Your iPod

Maybe you’re one of those people who is still not down with DRM and won’t buy encrypted content from iTunes or you might be the type who won’t buy digital music & videos – period. It’s all good. iTunes still has content for you, tons – and it’s all free. I’ll admit I was a […]

Audi TT

Audi TT – beautiful, slick site. I like how they use the site map/flow chart as the primary navigation. Well done.

USPS Goes to the Dark Side

The United States Postal Service has a lot of things to fix with how it runs its operations. As I’ve mentioned before, it’s a place I loath to go to and try to avoid at all costs. Apparently they see things differently and feel it’s a priority to temporarily rebrand their site with a Star […]