Pounding the Rock: Lessons from the San Antonio Spurs on running a great digital campaign

I grew up in San Antonio and like everyone from there I’m a big fan of the San Antonio Spurs. Since drafting Tim Duncan in 1997, the Spurs have gone on an unprecedented run, winning four NBA titles and more than 50 regular games each season for the last thirteen years. ...

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Solving Our Dishwasher Problem

At the Brick Factory headquarters we have a shared dishwasher.  Being adults, we don’t really need a formal system for managing our dirty dishes.  People put their dirty dishes in the dishwasher and someone runs it when needed.

We have one problem.  After the dishwasher is run we count on the next person that goes into the kitchen to put the clean dishes into the cabinet. ...

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Five More Nifty Drupal Modules

Back in February I wrote about Five nifty Drupal modules we use, and I thought it was time to add to the list of the ones we have found very useful.  Please note that the availability of these modules may vary across the different versions of Drupal (5, 6, and 7),...

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Is the Homepage Slider Dead?

The homepage slider has been a design staple in the political and public affairs space for the last half decade, at least. 

For those not familiar with the concept, a slider is an area of a website that allows visitors to scroll through different options like they would a Powerpoint deck. ...

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What does a Sci-Fi site do when it is taken out by Frankenstorm?

io9 is a Gawker-owned site that covers science fiction and related culture, science, and other geekiness.  In an interesting turn of events, the Hurricane/Super Storm Sandy wiped out the power to the site’s data center.  Thus, the site went down.

It seems kind of fitting that a sci-fi site was blasted off the planet by some freak weather event nicknamed “Frankenstorm.” ...

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