HOW Design 2013 in review: Part four

This is a continuation of HOW Design 2013 in review: Part three.
I am attending the HOW Design Conference 2013 in San Francisco, California. Below are my notes from the sessions I attended on Wednesday.
9:45 am-11:00 am – 37. How to Avoid Work – James Victore, Professor, School of Visual Arts in New York
Your work [...]

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HOW Design 2013 in review: Part three

This is a continuation of HOW Design 2013 in review: Part two.
I am attending the HOW Design Conference 2013 in San Francisco, California. Below are my notes from the sessions I attended on Tuesday.
9:00 am-10:15 am – 20. Basic Principles of Identity Design – Sagi Haviv, Partner and Designer, Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv
What [...]

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HOW Design 2013 in review: Part two

This is a continuation of HOW Design 2013 in review: Part one.
I am attending the HOW Design Conference 2013 in San Francisco, California. Below are my notes from the sessions I attended on Monday.
9:00 am-10:15 am – 2. Play -
Jessica Walsh, Partner, Sagmeister & Walsh
Find out how important play is—”biologically, in society, and in [...]

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HOW Design 2013 in review: Part one

I am attending the HOW Design Conference 2013 in San Francisco, California. Below are my notes from the opening session I attended on Sunday.
6:30 pm-8:00 pm – Opening Keynote – 1. How to Steal Like an Artist – Austin Kleon, Best-Selling Author
Nothing is completely original, and all creative work builds on what came before. [...]

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Oregon tennis tournaments: Summer 2013

Summer tennis tournament season is almost here, so I’ve been checking OregonTennis.com, as usual. I try to play in at least four community tennis tournaments in the Mid-Willamette Valley each summer. However, it’s now been over nine months since I last played tennis. My most recent match was in September 2012, before my trip [...]

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Bathroom remodeling and painting

We have recently been intensively reorganizing the contents of our house as well as remodeling the bathrooms, partly in preparation for a new baby this summer. This post is to document as many of the materials as I can remember, for my future reference, used for both bathroom upgrades during the month of May [...]

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WebVisions 2013 in review: Part three

This is a continuation of WebVisions 2013 in review: Part two.
On Wednesday through Friday, May 22-24, I attended the WebVisions Portland 2013 conference at the Oregon Convention Center. Below is a quick overview of all sessions I attended on Friday, with links. See Twitter updates using #wvpdx.
Making Meaningful Design with the Internet of Things [...]

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WebVisions 2013 in review: Part two

This is a continuation of WebVisions 2013 in review: Part one.
On Wednesday through Friday, May 22-24, I attended the WebVisions Portland 2013 conference at the Oregon Convention Center. Below is a quick overview of all sessions I attended on Thursday, with links. See Twitter updates using #wvpdx.
The Future of the Web is Video – [...]

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WebVisions 2013 in review: Part one

On Wednesday through Friday, May 22-24, I am attending the WebVisions Portland 2013 conference at the Oregon Convention Center. Below is a quick overview of the workshops I attended on Wednesday, with links.
(Also see my reviews from previous WebVisions conferences: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007.)
Accessibility for UX Designers – Derek Featherstone
(9:00 am [...]

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How to disable WordPress AutoSave, Post Revisions and Auto Draft

Over the past five years, there have been three “helpful” auto-saving and revision features added to WordPress that have driven me up the wall. I can’t stand them because my workflow does not benefit from the database clutter they create—and further, because I have a possibly unhealthy obsession with tidy databases.
I have been self-hosting [...]

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