Thanks to Apple, I have a totally rebuilt Mac

My main computing machine is a 15″ MacBook Pro, bought in 2017. Over the years, it’s generally been running nicely, though not perfectly. This is one of those Mac laptops unfortunately affected by a bad keyboard design in MacBooks and MacBook Pros from 2015 to …

My butt was saved by a PC from 2010

My main computer is a MacBook Pro. I use it every day for my job as a Product Marketing Manager, and every night for working on side projects or just kicking around. The other computer I own is a PC, originally purchased with the anticipation …

Rebranding via my website, continued

The latter half of 2021 had been pretty intensive in regard to updates and improvements to my personal website. As I stated before, my site is an important part of my own branding. We tend to promote ourselves mainly through social media, but nothing speaks …

An intensive rebranding effort

For whatever reason, I’ve decided to devote the months of July and August each year to working on my personal website. In previous years, it’s mainly been simple to moderate design tweaks, and refactoring code – which basically means cleaning it up to make it …

For developers, Apple’s Safari is crap and outdated

Until its recent demise, Internet Explorer was the browser hated most by web developers. Internet Explorer is now a thing of the past, replaced by the far-better Microsoft Edge. Why did developers and software engineers hate IE so much? Because IE was seriously outdated, lacking …

Do not underestimate Upwork

We’re currently all in this grandiose debate over whether employees will be permitted to work remotely from home, as we continue to move away from the worst of the pandemic. There will most definitely be emotional tension, leading to many workers finding new opportunities with …

Please, let’s tone down the defensive thought leadership

Throughout 2020 and into 2021, I’ve seen a heck of a lot of thought leadership articles from businesses and professionals. With the massive shutdowns worldwide, many people obviously found themselves with a lot of extra time on their hands. The onslaught of thought leadership pieces …

Intel has a rare window of opportunity

Last week, Intel embarked on a new campaign offensive against Macs that’s widely perceived as weird, petty, and desperate in terms of rebuilding their product image. But a new announcement Tuesday was something entirely different – plans to invest heavily into new manufacturing facilities to …