“Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.”
This is a Greasemonkey script for Firefox. It inspects the weRead book shelf page for Amazon products and displays a list of ISBN or ASIN. Download from userscripts.org
Allows teachers and students to open and save files from Moodle. Office Add-in with WCF sync.
A fun way to introduce yourself to other event attendees. iPhone web app. Twitter integration broadcasts when you earn points. Email feature for new user confirmation. Analytics for event host.
It helps to have some project management experience even if the team consists of you and Stack Overflow. If you can determine how much contact the client needs on a regular basis you will go far. Some only want to check in every 2 weeks, some want to talk to you every day. The best […]
I shared this article written for SEOmoz a while back because I’ve been asked to architect rewrite engines for many sites. The technique is well documented in the web development community but not well understood by clients. Read the article at SEOmoz.org
I follow 4829.3 posts per week from 32 blogs. No, I don’t read all of them. In fact I read very few of them. My goal is to reduce the number of blogs I follow and increase the quality of the content I consume. Using Google Reader has made it easy to track what I’ve […]
I want to post a big thanks to TechRanch of Bozeman, Montana for inviting me to speak on Facebook app development. We withstood a brief hail storm and had no technical difficulties. I was very pleased with the turnout and hope everyone got a great overview of how to leverage ASP.NET MVC to build a […]
I actually enjoyed the hours I spent logging my favorite books into the weRead app on Facebook. Reminiscing about those quirky scifi novels I read when I was younger was nice. The promise of seeing what my friends have read and how we match up with ratings was good motivation. I’m thinking even if this […]