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Political Correctness vs Politeness

book of life logo

I’ve become a huge fan of the ‘School of Life’ youtube channel.  They make a ton of 5-12 minute videos outlining lessons from philosophers, artists, political scientists, as well as tackling general topics such as ‘The purpose of friendship’ and ‘How to be warm’. They also have a website called the Book of Life.  I’m …

Memories of Minecraft

lazy minecraft sunday

I enjoy playing minecraft. I got my hands on a copy of it back before it was GA’d (generally available) and instantly started dumping many many hours into it. I’ve seen some comics about the stages of minecraft addiction, and I’ve gotta say, it pretty accurately reflected my experiences.  I can’t find a good source …

More musings on design

sweet clock

I’ve been doing a lot of research into design lately.  I was trying to find one of the better ways to get my website design to appear properly on desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and everything in between.  I learned about a topic called Responsive Web Design, which can take care of this in a number of …

Developer Designer

designer and developer cats fight

I’ve been working at prairieFyre Software Inc. for the last 6 years. I was hired here to the Applications teasm as a junior developer. Through my time here I’ve transitioned roles from bug crusher to build master to TFS guru and out to deployment specialist. prairieFyre doesn’t employ any designers, only developers. I’ve decided, because …