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  • If You Can Read This…You Aren’t Focusing

    My 1997 high school yearbook's cover was one of those Magic Eye images. You know the 3-D craze of the 1990s that hid an image behind a collage of other images? I was part of the unfortunate crowd that had to pretend that I could see the amazing image that all of my friends could see. Thank God that craze is over because it was driving me insane.    QR Codes, or quick response codes,...
  • App or Mobile Site: What’s the Diff?

    Sometimes, there isn’t an App for that. One of the most confusing technologies when it comes to mobile users and websites is the App versus Mobile view.  There is a difference … actually many differences.  The quick and dirty is that Apps (think of iTunes and Amazon Kindle Marketplace) must be developed for a particular device such as an iPhone or Android device (that...
  • The Website, Flava Flav, and the Wardrobe

    Yeah, I’ve never read that book either, but I do know my online shopping and I do know my eighties hip-hop stars who just happen to wear oversized clocks around their necks. And, I’m NAA’s Web Manager. So, I guess I’m three for three. Back to blog…Admittedly, I am that woman who shops online…for almost everything. We (not just women) all do it. In fact, I...
  • There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch, but We Can All Have Biscuits and Free Websites

    This morning, I made the short walk from NAA Headquarters, in near-frigid Washington DC weather, to the Chick-fil-A at Ballston Mall so I could stand in line for my free Spicy Chicken Biscuit. Word had spread through our office yesterday that our local and cherished Chick-fil-A would be giving away a free breakfast sandwich every day this week.  I developed a nice addiction to Chick-fil-A...
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