Creative People Say No

When I was a master’s student working as a PR writer for the engineering school at the University of Virginia, I had the chance to interview Randy Pausch. His phone rang numerous times while we were talking. The first time it happened, recognizing that I was imposing on his time, I asked, “Do you need to get that?” He didn’t. For the hour or so that he had blocked out…

Dennis G. Jerz | Associate Professor of English -- New Media Journalism, Seton Hill University |

I didn’t mark a single paper or set foot in a classroom. Here’s why this prof is tired from a hard, productive work day.

I submitted my final grades a few weeks ago. Yes, it was a great relief. Yes, the pace of my job changed drastically. But I still have plenty of work to do before I get a chance to rest. Yes, I did take a whole day off last Friday, in order to help move boxes and wash windows for a local theater company where I volunteer. Yes, I have started…

Write or Die

WEB APP Write or Die Online   Word Goal Time Goal   —- 5 min 10 min 15 min 20 min 30 min 48 min 1 hour 1 hr 15 min 1 hr 30 min 2 hours  Consequences: Gentle Mode Normal Mode Kamikaze Mode Electric Shock Mode Grace Period: Forgiving Strict Evil  

10 Developer Tips To Build A Responsive Website [Infographic] – ReadWrite

  The first thing to think of when building a responsive site is simplicity. Web designers love to show off that they can design the hell out of a website. They fall in love with their code and all the cool things that it can do. “I think the challenge for me is to use it cautiously – and not try to be overly artsy with it,” said Ryan Light,…