Serverless: Bootstrap your Web Dev project on the cheap

We've all been in the situation where a client project comes up, needs to happen quickly, efficiently, and with the lowest overhead possible since a testing site/application might never come to fruition as decisions will likely change on-the-fly. A run-of-the-mill L.A.M.P. config  / setup might do the trick, but if you're not optimized it's going

Minimalist Web Design

These days modern web design and development are borrowing more from a minimalist ideology of negative space, focused user interaction, and simplistic interfaces and user experience. Why? This article explores some of the reasons for this important shift. When it comes to minimalism, don’t think it’s easier just because it’s simpler. Because there are fewer ...Read More –>

The Internet of Things (IoT)

Maybe you have heard of it, maybe not. The Internet of Things (iOT) is a trendy new catch-phrase meaning “the network of physical objects, devices, vehicles, buildings and other items which are embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data.” What will future of the internet ...Read More –>

Web Design is NOT Dead

Let’s face it – Mobile has become a dominant force for information on the web. Apps, app stores, multi-touch OS, responsive design – these are new key metrics in the ever-morphing screen size landscape. But the question remains – is traditional web design (websites in a browser) dead? I would argue no. Although traditional notions ...Read More –>

A Design Debate

Since the rise of mobile OS platforms realistic user-interfaces (UI) has risen in popularity. Effectively defined as “skeuomorphism”, realistic elements such as faux leather, stitching, and glass has been a common design aesthetic employed by dominant brands such as Apple. But the question remains – are these skeuomorphic elements effective?, and do they promote effective ...Read More –>

Beautiful Art Book from the film 2001

If you love the fundamental movies of science fiction, then it’s safe to assume you love   [bra_button text=”2001: A Space Odyssey” url=”″ target=”_blank” size=”medium” style=”rectangle” color=”blue”] A magnificent print featuring many behind the scenes photography an schematics that helped make this epic film beyond the norm. ” Previously available as part of the multi-volume ...Read More –>

When computers become smarter than their makers.

As technology ascends and the algorithms that run them reach greater heights of prowess and “self-actualization”, we, as the makers of this “intelligence” are confronted with an obvious question…what happens? What happens not just with the technology and our interaction with it, but perhaps more importantly, how the technology views and interacts with us. This ...Read More –>