4GB RAM Upgrade

Been running with quadruple the stock Macbook ram for a couple of days and I have to say, it is sweet! The dashboard doesn’t have massive lag, and everything else doesn’t choke the second I start doing heavy work. Even though Razer’s Pro V1.6 mouse has the most terrible drivers I have ever seen, I still picked up Razer’s Pro Mobile Bluetooth mouse. I hope to get a review on that in soon.

Seriously though, get 4GB if your Mac supports it. But don’t buy it from Apple- do research on which RAM is compatible and it will save you hundreds. Continue reading 4GB RAM Upgrade

ID Praxis Personas Poster

ID Praxis Personas Poster

Tomorrow, we have to present this poster for IAT333 and go up against other teams in another round of harsh student participation critique sessions. This is my largest poster yet, rolling out at 54 inches in length and standing 2 feet high. I also got a try out pantone colors for the first time and let me tell you, they are wonderful to work with. I tried a different approach since I seem to have a reputation as a layout/typography type of person. Figured in one night I would become vector happy and see if Vectora (the font of choice for this project) will hold up. Continue reading ID Praxis Personas Poster

Be careful with URL legibility

Be careful with URL legibility

We use underscores and dashes to circumvent the no-spaces rule when it comes to URLs. But when it comes to a domain names, everyone prefers to have the individual words combined. However, we should be careful with how you mix and match words. This photo was featured in a Treehugger post and the thing is, I thought the site was RECHARGELT, not RECHARGE IT. After all, base on the post I thought that, rechar-gelt, sound French enough for me. But then I noticed the California license plate and and had second thoughts. It technically also reads RECHARGE-IT, which makes more sense in the state of California. Taking the jump confirmed my suspicions… Continue reading Be careful with URL legibility