Category: News Roundup

Looking for a new ISP? My friend, Jimmy Atkinson, has some help for you, especially if you’re an advanced technical person who requires lots of extras and goodies. He’s written 14 Good Hosting Options for Hardcore Developers. Serious developers are looking for features beyond free templates and cheap domain names. They need high-end servers that are guaranteed with at least a 99.5% uptime, as well as support for various scripts and databases. Was pleased to see my host, Bluehost, thereRead more…

I arrived home last evening from a brief business trip that left me feeling physically drained, as if I’d just been up all night with a sick child and also ignited, as if someone just handed me the keys to a new sports car. Never did I expect the extraordinary comment my husband would say to me when he got home from work. The topic of women who work in technical fields, successful women and if it matters whether orRead more…

When was the last time you stopped and pondered your Being? I do this all the time, trying to figure out why I do the things I do. I’m not satisfied to coast along and dip my fingers in waves. I need to create them, ride them, fall in them, drown in them, and paddle close to the cute guy with tanned muscles. The beauty of having a brain like mine is that I wonder what everybody else is likeRead more…

One of the perks of my exposure to readers in the user centered design and search engine marketing industries is that I’ll receive emails from people who feel they have something I may want to see. It could be a book to review, a new website, new Internet application or new service. While I don’t get around to writing or linking out to all of them, I try to hang on to some items that you may not have seenRead more…

Last week I breezed past a few items on the Internet that raised my curiosity about the topic of women in technology. It dawned on me that we may not all agree on what the definition is. I may not know what a tech chick really is. So I’m asking. Do you need a degree in a field that requires math or science to qualify? If you got your degree in a field that required you to do math inRead more…

This is one of those “Kim is thinking again” posts, just to warn you ahead of time. Sometimes it feels right to just stop for a minute and take a look around. We come up with all kinds of excuses to do that. I have a few, so let’s skip that part and continue. Talking in Full Sentences is Becoming Extinct I’ve been on a huge “save the planet” kick for years, and recently it became so noticeable that myRead more…

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