November 21, 2011
I find that when someone’s taking time to do something right in the present, they’re a perfectionist with no ability to prioritize, whereas when someone took time to do something right in the past, they’re a master artisan of great foresight.
November 14, 2011
A fair rule of thumb: when it comes to semantics, if it’s confusing enough for you to ask a question about it, chances are the answer won’t make a realistic difference.
September 9, 2011
If you want options, go talk to other people. But I’ll solve your problem for you the best way I know how. And you use it or not. That’s up to you. You’re the client. But you pay me.
July 25, 2011
sit down, shut up and get it done
February 17, 2011
Today, anything that’s fixed and unresponsive isn’t web design, it’s something else. If you don’t embrace the inherent fluidity of the web, you’re not a web designer, you’re something else.
October 19, 2010

Conferences do 2 things:

1. Introduce you to neat things
2. Inspire you to learn new stuff… on your own

You will not actually learn anything from anyone’s presentation no matter how dumbed down they make it for you. All it is going to be is an introduction to a plugin or methodology, that you are going to have to investigate on your own later.

October 5, 2010
the fact that there are relatively few experienced, disciplined developers in the world means that when you build things for them, relatively few people will understand what you’ve done.
July 14, 2010
You’d undoubtedly find yourself copying and pasting code if you took the more “literal” approach to the problem, and that would be your first clue that you were doing something inefficiently.
June 3, 2010
For example, graphic designers have the intention to grab an emotional response visually. While Interface designers have the intention to grab a logical response mentally.
February 19, 2010
Without knowing the budget, knowing where to begin is impossible. In your mind, building a website is like building a house. Without knowing the budget, you can’t possibly know how many rooms the client can afford or what materials you should use to build.