• Quotes and Thoughts

    There's a lot going on right now and I've been having a lot of thoughts about what is going on. In some cases I think I've expressed these thoughts well. In other cases, other people have expressed things that have helped me. Here are some quotes and thoughts...

  • The View from the Bottom of the Pile

    It seems upside-down, but sometimes when you're at the bottom of the pile, you can see a whole load more looking back up! And there's opportunities for programmers here.

  • Is Turbo Admin for sale?

    One of the reasons I keep on with Turbo Admin is that I’ve had some major validation of the idea in the form of investment offers and even – no, I can’t believe it either – offers to buy it! I’ve been really encouraged by these offers. Here’s my thoughts on the idea of selling […]

  • Back to Turbo Admin

    I’m FINALLY getting around to chipping away at Turbo Admin's next steps. But how do I make "frameworky" things in JavaScript?

  • Why I love (and how I make) simple, static, minimal-tech websites

    There was some interesting chatter a while ago in my tech social bubbles about the tiny decline in WordPress’s CMS market share. This was followed by some interesting Twitter replies. But I chose to pick up on my friend Keith Devon’s response: And it caused me to reflect on how I now build small/quick sites […]

  • Turbo Admin: The Story of a First Software Product

    Someone asked me today if and how I had had any success marketing Turbo Admin, as they were developing a software product of their own and wanted to hear some experiences. And the truth is that I have no idea what I’m doing. I hate marketing. I’m a total newbie. And Turbo Admin – a […]

  • 10 things I learned about freelancing in ten years – Part 3

    So I’ve had my last official day as a freelancer. There are still some loose ends to tie up but I really ought to close out my thoughts on freelancing. You can also read part 1 and part 2 if you missed them. I’ve already given you 10 things, so here are some bonus experiences. […]

  • Celebrating sensitivity

    People with a high attention to detail or years of experience may seem to be negative, disruptive, “no-go”’people that stand in the way of progress and disrupt innovation. But have super powers and you should celebrate them.