Jan 03

The Web Designer and the Slow Reading Academy

By Edward Beaman

Shlomo is in the process of writing a glowing testimonial for his wonderful web designer. Twenty years ago Shlomo founded the Slow Reading Academy as an antidote to what he saw as the toxic speed reading phenomenon. ‘Charlatans’ and ‘hyperactive librarians’ were teaching people to read too fast. The joy of reading, not to mention […]

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Jan 01

The Web Designer and the Nocturnal Dental Hygienist

By Edward Beaman

Nancy the nocturnal dental hygienist is delighted with the results of her new website. She started her business five years ago but relied mainly on word-of-mouth to gain new clients in her local region. Now she wants to expand Fairy Smile Hygienists nationwide. There’s growing demand for nocturnal dental hygienists. These brushing and flossing experts […]

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Nov 26

Asteroids and Flame-Grilled Web Designers

By Edward Beaman

People in the direct impact zone of an asteroid hit wouldn’t actually die from the impact itself. They’d be dead already by then. They would have died one second before as the asteroid entered the Earth’s atmosphere. You see, an asteroid or comet is travelling at such a huge velocity that the air beneath it […]

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Nov 25

When Designers Treat Copy Like Horses

By Edward Beaman

“He treats his actors like horses…” Said Tom Hanks of Clint Eastwood’s directing skills during a recent chat show interview. He was referring to work on the movie Sully where Hanks plays the part of Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot who safely landed an endangered plane on New York’s Hudson river in 2009. Hanks admitted […]

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