The Problem: The county I work for had a one page geography quiz with outdated questions and a poorly structured user interface. It was just an unstyled list of select dropdowns and a submit button. The answer page that was returned just listed each question with all the answer choices under them. One answer under each […]
A couple of months ago I started searching for “the best” code editor for web development. I wanted to see what was out there and how it compared to what I have used and was currently using. Since most of my co-workers live in the .NET world I have access to Visual Studio, which I actually […]
I had a ArcGIS user that I support come to me with a corrupted shapefile the other day. It had the old “number of shapes does not match number of table records” error. It turns out, he’s still using this shapefile as his layer’s main data source and he and several others regularly edit it! […]
With Linkedin allowing background photos for your profile you now have one more way to express yourself creatively on the platform. But Linkedin isn’t Facebook. It’s a professional network and is typically understood to have professionally presented profiles. Having a clean, flat layout with a simple blue and grayscale color scheme has helped keep Linkedin profiles in […]
There are those moments when you realize that certain sports just aren’t worth it. I spotted this sign while hiking a local ski resort in the off season. I wonder how long it took for someone to realize that instilling terror in your patrons isn’t a good marketing ploy.
I always forget the steps to get Setuptools and PIP installed. So I thought I would document the steps here.
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators is cautioning all potential travelers to Antarctica who pine to fly a drone to check with their travel agent or tour operator before packing their device. Jennifer Harper – The Washington Times Tourists are pining to fly drones in Antarctica? What kind of tourist pines to fly drones […]
Tidings of a new browser coming from Microsoft have some wondering whether Internet Explorer is on its last legs. The sad news is that there are still so many old versions (7, 8 and 9) IE sitting on millions of computers, and their users don’t know any better. So even if Spartan, or its children, eventually […]
Believe it or not, maps aren’t magical. They don’t just happen. Online mapping companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple and MapQuest get data on their maps through good old fashioned research. But there is a limit to the amount of information they are willing to collect and display by default. Fortunately, if you’re a business owner you […]