How to Maintain Your Personal Brand as a Corporate Employee [Smashing]

How to Maintain Your Personal Brand as a Corporate Employee – Smashing Magazine: A strong personal brand is beneficial on many levels. At the core it differentiates the designer, developer, marketer, etc, from the rest of the pack within crowded disciplines. It functions as a self-promotion agent that works for the practitioner 24/7/365 ultimately ensuring …

Finally Found a Lapdesk that Works for Me

A while back I purchased a Logitech Comfort Lapdesk for Notebooks, which, in general, is an excellent product. So excellent that my wife has basically taken ownership of it! As it turns out, it really wasn’t for me, since I needed something… flatter. So yesterday I purchased a Logitech N315 Portable Lapdesk, and I think …

The Remote is Dead! Long Live the Remote!

Imagine my dismay when I discovered that my Apple Remote had taken a ride through the clothes washer and dryer a couple of weeks ago… As you may imagine, this journey rendered the remote inoperative and useless (albeit totally dry). Additionally, searching on the Apple Store was a bit more depressing since the device is …

User-Friendly Nissan – Now with Wi-Fi!

I have always dreaded going to my local Nissan dealer (Northbay Nissan, Petaluma, CA) for service in the morning before work, since it was like being in an information vacuum since they did not have wireless for their customers (isn’t this 2009????). However that has now changed. I went in this morning and lo and …