Managing Virtual Teams

Today’s Post is introduced by Thomas Powell, CEO of PINT, Inc. Outside of PINT and my other firms, I spend a fair amount of time at the University of ...

Thomas Powell
By Thomas Powell
Jun 26th, 2015

Apple Splits Hairs - Compilers vs App Builders

Do you speak binary? 01001001 00100000 01100010 01100101 01110100 00100000 01101110 01101111 (Translation: I bet no) Try yourself. Well this is what all CPUs “speak” as you likely know. For ...

Thomas Powell
By Thomas Powell
Apr 9th, 2010

Thoughts About Social Proof Online

In our every busy lives it is common that we often short-circuit our evaluation of situations because the cost of a complex and thoughtful decision may outweigh the negative consequences ...

Thomas Powell
By Thomas Powell
Mar 3rd, 2010

IE8 - Yes Compat Mode is Supposed to Do That

If you do any work with IE8 at all you are surely familiar with its various compatibility modes.  Basically the browser will flip into quirks mode or strict mode depending ...

Thomas Powell
By Thomas Powell
Mar 1st, 2010

"Skip to Nav" vs "Skip to Content"

When trying to build an accessible Web site it is often a good idea to put in a link for screen readers to jump over repetitive navigation elements on page ...

Thomas Powell
By Thomas Powell
Feb 26th, 2010

Cross Origin Ajax Requests Have Landed

A year ago I mentioned that cross origin Ajax requests were coming and then got backed out of the last version of Firefox Well they are back now and they ...

Thomas Powell
By Thomas Powell
Jul 6th, 2009

Google ABCs

Google is the modern day Oracle of Delphi.   Ask Google something and it tells you the answer, or at least that is how we Web commoners tend to think.  If ...

Thomas Powell
By Thomas Powell
Jun 30th, 2009

Exploring HTML Entities Again

Right now I am knee deep in HTML 5, CSS 3 and all related topics to support the new edition of HTML: The Complete Reference. Usually I don’t share ...

Thomas Powell
By Thomas Powell
Jun 2nd, 2009

Bookmark that Site, Save the Cache and Cookies?

Many users are quite concerned by the amount of tracking performed online so they dump their browser’s cache and cookies quite regularly. Effective privacy perserving strategy or not, all ...

Thomas Powell
By Thomas Powell
May 11th, 2009