Google Calendar Sync

Good Night, Google Calendar Sync

In late 2012, Google announced that it was shutting down Google Calendar Sync in mid-2013.  This plugin for Microsoft Outlook allows the synchronization of contacts and calendars between the Outlook application and Google’s services (namely GMail and Google Calendar). Google stopped allowing new registrations of the plugin in July 2013, and this week, they shut…

Jobs Charted by State and Salary

Jobs by State and Salary

This is a really cool tool created by Nathan Yau at Flowing Data, that models jobs by salary and industry.  You can filter by state and highlight by median salary. It’s pretty cool!

Web Accessibility

Importance of Accessibility

I’ve been discussing section 508 compliance and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) on a project.  As an illustration of the importance of adhering to basic standards, I used this video on Vimeo that gives an idea of the experience a vision-impaired user has when viewing the Twitter web site with a screen reader.  It’s pretty powerful!…