web

May
29
That Old Anonymous Web

That Old Anonymous Web

At least you might think that if you ever spent any time reading through the comments section of any online article, that has a decent readership. People harass one another, start arguments by nitpicking silly iota, and inevitably, someone brings up a comparison to Hitler.
2 min read
Apr
05
How Will The Web Be Different?

How Will The Web Be Different?

There is so much to think about. On a surface level, it’s important to acknowledge that the web — the way we access it, how we use it, and…
5 min read
Aug
08
How Much Do I Charge Clients for a Website?

How Much Do I Charge Clients for a Website?

You want to be a website builder person. But you don’t know how much to charge people. Let’s break it down a bit. You have to work backwards to find the project price point.
4 min read
Feb
14
Launching the Fort Pitt Web Shop

Launching the Fort Pitt Web Shop

Running my own business, the Web Communications Group, has been a great learning experience and very rewarding. The time has come to make some changes, though, so in October and November of 2013, I began putting a lot of thought into how I wanted to proceed.
2 min read
Nov
29
When In a Civil War, Internet Gets Shut Off

When In a Civil War, Internet Gets Shut Off

The idea of turning off the internet is foreign concept for many of us in the USA. But in places like Egypt, and now Syria, it happens.
1 min read
Nov
01
Rooting My Nook Color

Rooting My Nook Color

Photo by hcl12, used under license through Adobe Stock.This week, I rooted my Nook Color.  I was running version
3 min read
Aug
28
Cut the Cord

Cut the Cord

My wife and I recently agreed to “cut the cord”. We did not go cold turkey. We did, however, drop our Comcast service bundle.
5 min read
Mar
12
Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles" | Video on TED.com

Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles" | Video on TED.com

Internet vendors use cookies and behavior tracking to develop sophisticated and refined user profiles. This data is subsequently used to provide users with ads and products that we will purchase, based on our previous behavior or the behavior of people “like” us.
1 min read
Feb
20
2nd Web and Consumer Trends

2nd Web and Consumer Trends

The February 2012 Trendwatching.com briefing predicts an emerging consumer trend, “Point-Know-Buy,” which is driven by mobile technologies, massive visual cues, & augmented reality.
2 min read