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business education

Busy Week, End of a Brief Career, Some Great News

I’m winding down my high school teaching career this week. My final day of teaching high school classes, perhaps for good, is this Friday. I taught high school full time for the past three years. If you want to know why I am deciding to leave this glamorous and rewarding career, check out my latest […]

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design education technology

Master Your Website Layout with these 6 CSS Properties

If you’re new to designing with CSS layout, it’s simple to get started with these six positioning properties:

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books

Two reasons to celebrate

Things are looking up (they weren’t too bad to begin with.) 1. The traffic for this blog is doing very well (thanks, everybody!) In April, the traffic doubled over the March stats. Then in May, the traffic doubled again. It’s nice to see my hard work pay off with so many visitors.

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design education technology

Create a Vintage Linen Colortone Postcard in Photoshop CS4

Linen postcards were printed from 1930 through 1945. They have a unique and appealing look. The thick paper was embossed on the picture side to give the card a “linen” texture, and the cheap inks created vivid colors. You can create this effect using a modern photograph and Photoshop.

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books design technology

Book review: “Neuro Web Design” by Susan M. Weinschenck, Ph.D.

“Neuro Web Design” (2009) by Susan M. Weinschenck, Ph.D. is published by New Riders, which publishes a number of the Web design books I have read. The focus of “Neuro Web Design” is to teach you how an understanding of how we make decisions can improve the effectiveness of the Web sites we design.