March, 2001: 15 posts.
The isometric block at upper left is something I’ve been toying with.
There’s something compelling about 3D space with perspective removed. It reminds me of the thesis of How to Lie With Maps: Maps are paradoxical – to communicate spatial truth, they must conceal and simplify.
I think I’m obsessed with ornamental headers.
I am looking forward once again to the wondrous process of putting faces with names. Let’s hope I have pleasant flights, cabs, and that the hotel works out ok. We shall see.
What was very cool was meeting many many fine folks of evolt.org. Magnifico.
Today, WebSanDiego.org turns 2.
Tomorrow, I turn 31.
Also, made some major changes to the navigation of this site. Hopefully didn’t introduce any new bugs.
Must now sleep.
Coolest message I got on my birthday — from my Hawaiian-born friend Steve K
Well – Happy Birthday Joe, Otanjobi Omedeto joe-san, Hauoli lahanou Joe.
When I worked as a Respiratory Therapist it was clear cut. My responsibility was clear. I protect and maintain the airway, venitilation, respiration, and try to be a compassionate caregiver to my patients.
In my present professional world, as a developer, and as a leader, and as a person who interacts with clients, I have broader and somehow scarier responsibilities.
I feel more responsible now, and feel like I do a good job. I have have slipped into being a better person by trying to pay attention to people and by being as forthright as possible with people.
Bonus points: mistakes in web development seldom result in death.
At any rate, she’ll be back soon, and the cat and I will be at peace.
In the meantime, we’ll tough it out.