Archive for the ‘General Web’ Category

The Evolution of Online Gaming

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Online gambling has evolved into a big business, with online sportsbook, casinos, and poker rooms taking in an estimated $40 billion every year in revenues from millions of customers. While players have been able to play internet blackjack, poker, and other casino games online for real money since the late 1990s, it was really only [...]

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Web site doesn’t have an RSS feed but you still want updates?

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

I stumbled across this Web site because I wanted to find an RSS feed for 27bslash6, the source mentioned a free service that will help you create RSS feeds from static websites. Provided you know your way around HTML, it should be pretty straight-forward. The service is called Feed43. If ever you get terribly confused, [...]

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Newest Project — Traffghetti

Friday, July 17th, 2009

In the event you’re interested, I’ve created a website called Traffghetti dedicated to linking the latest, greatest content and hooked it up through Twitter and RSS. There won’t be ads or any kind of promoting on the website because it’s mainly for people that I know. It saves me from sending emails or MSN messages [...]

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Graphic Design and the Economy – An Interview

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Rob Brown recently threw me a few questions on Graphic Design and how it’s being affected by the downturn in the economy. Here’s what i had to say. RB  What is your job in the industry? I work as a Web Developer/Designer for an ad agency in Canada’s capital. I also do freelance. RB  How [...]

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Interviewed By An Upcoming Graphic Designer

Monday, August 18th, 2008

I was contacted by an up and coming Graphic Designer, Luke Cosgrove, to get interviewed about what it is that I do. I thought he asked particularly good questions and it does share quite a bit of background information about me. What a great fit for this blog. LC Is this what you wanted to [...]

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Some Suggestions for Writer’s Block

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

It happens, it happens to everyone. If it hasn’t happened to you, you’re lucky and it may happen soon. And when it does, here are a few tips: Step Away From the Computer Do something, anything, just make sure it’s stimulating. If your solution is to watch TV, what if you watched shows that dealt [...]

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Would You Rather Be Right or Happy?

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

A question you should often ask yourself over the course of your life is, believe it or not, entirely relevant to web design, web development, dealing with clients, etc. Let’s take for example the following situation. The client supplied a photograph for a web design that needs to be enlarged to abnormally large proportions. The [...]

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Busy Person’s Guide To Getting Work Done

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

I apologize for not posting in a while, life has been hectic. That being said, how about a post on getting work done. We’ve all been in the position, whether it’s at work, in school, where there was just so much work to do, that you had a hard time getting around all of it [...]

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Hundredth Post – Looking Back On The Blog

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

I logged into my control panel and was surprised to see that I had written 99 posts. Not bad! I figured it would be a great time to recap on a century’s worth of posts and statistics. Quick Statistics My first visitor: July 1st 2007 Most visitors from: San Francisco Most visits in a day: [...]

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What’s He Got That I Don’t?

Monday, January 21st, 2008

I’m currently looking into why my portfolio site is not ranked above a jeweler’s website for the keywords “patrick burt” on Google. The jeweler’s site is currently ranked as Number 1, and I’m kicking around in 3 or 4 +. Here’s a table comparing both elements: ELEMENT OILDRIP.COM (Me) PATRICKBURT.NET (The Competition) PageRank 4 2 [...]

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