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High Noon

Boombox: New Year = New Party

Kickin’ the new year off with a sweet mixtape. My New Year = New Party mix tape features a bunch of remixes of some of my ’08 favs, as well as some new music that I’ve been crushing over this last week. Let me know what you think.

Track key phrases on your Intelligence Dashboards

If you’ve been following this series from the beginning, you should be getting pretty comfortable adding RSS feeds to track online activity regarding your company and your competitors with your intelligence dashboards.  The wash-rinse-repeat method of searching for a text string in Google Blog Search, finding the RSS link, and adding it into NetVibes is [...]

Intelligence Dashboard: Monitor your competitors

Apologies for the delay in the next post on this series about building intelligence dashboards.  We’ve been up to our eyeballs in some client work that is due very soon. So far, I’ve posted about how you can use RSS and some other tools to monitor your own brand (or in the case of this [...]

Giving Thanks

Client deliverables have prevented me from doing much blogging in recent weeks.  Which is a bummer, but I was on a roll with the series I was doing on intelligence dashboards.  I’ll pick that up again after the holiday weekend. But with the Thanksgiving holiday in mind, I thought I would take some time go [...]

My election day dashboard

I came into work this morning, trying to figure out the best way for me to monitor election day happenings.  So many choices online these days.  Video, twitter, blogs, etc.  So after opening up about 8 different tabs in my browser, I realized I needed a single interface if I was planning on soaking it [...]

Saul Bass

We recently started working on a new Web site for a client.  The client provided some initial design direction by letting us know of their interest to have a site design that blends a modern web feel with the tone of Old Hollywood. So we started brainstorming what this actually meant…what it such a blend [...]


We interrupt the regularly scheduled programming on Red Pill to give you…well, yet another shiny new toy.  This time it’s Boombox – a site for mp3 mixes we built using the Opentape server. It’s no secret that I’m a massive fan of the mix tape.  Anyone who grew up in the 80′s has made many [...]

Another successful WordCamp wraps up

WordCamp is easily one of my favorite events of the year. Meeting our fantastic community and geeking out over WordPress is the best. Plus, JJ and I were pretty excited this year since we launched WP Screencasts. So, we always make it a point to go (sorry to say that JJ did miss out on [...]

WordCamp San Francisco 2008

WordCamp returns to San Francisco next Saturday, August 16 at Mission Bay Conference Center.  WordCamp is one of my favorite tech events of the year mainly because of the wonderful folks in the WordPress community that attend it.  If you are interested in blogging and all the other possiblities of the WordPress platform, WordCamp is [...]