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Be Unbeatable Together

After a run of almost 3 years, this is my final day as at Paylocity. As I was chatting with one of my squads about the transition last week, someone noted that I’ve always been the team optimist. To avoid getting choked up, I asked, “Do you know what the plural of y’all is?” I knew that nobody in that group was from the South, so I let the pause linger for a moment and then replied, “I’m going to miss all y’all.”

The Survey, 2009

In the graphic design field, many people depend on the annual AIGA | Aquent Survey of Design Salaries to see where they stand among other graphic arts professionals. A List Apart’s Survey for people who make websites provides a similar service for the web industry. Sure, AIGA includes some web… 

River of News

Last week’s Refresh Columbia meetup was a lot of fun. We had nearly 30 people show up to hear 5 exciting lightning talks. I gave a presentation about how to stay connected to the web design community without drowning. Of course I added the disclaimer that I haven’t REALLY figured… 

Refresh Columbia

It’s hot right now in Columbia, South Carolina. The recorded high this week was 100° and it’s only June! For web designers and developers though, something refreshing is on the way. I’m not talking about a rafting trip down the Saluda – though that does sound refreshing – I’m referring… 

Lighthearted Nerdery

Amidst the flurry of depressingly divided, emotional articles about IE8 breaking the browser market with version targeting, it was nice to see some altruistic, informative, and just-plain-fun news in my RSS reads this week: Sam Brown announced that Sidepath is now FREE! Andy Budd began a not-to-be-missed series on Design… 

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