GTFO The Movie

GTFO, the movie, premiered at SXSW in 2015 and is now available from a number of outlets. Created by Shannon Sun-Higginson, the documentary takes a look at sexual harassment in gaming. The description of the film is, Sparked by a public display of sexual harassment in 2012, GTFO pries open the video game world to explore a 20 billion dollar industry that is riddled with discrimination and misogyny ....more

3 Big Themes in Season 3 of 'Orange is the New Black'

Season 3 of Orange is the New Black returns again and again to several themes. My big 3 are the difficulties of maintaining a family while in prison, the need for some sort of spiritual hope, and the need for love. If you haven't watched all of season 3 yet, there are spoilers ahead. Parents in Prison Image: Netflix ...more

The UI Improvement that Wasn’t

An iPhone 6. The lock button is directly opposite the volume buttons. Image from I recently got an iPhone 6 ....more

A Talk About Nothing

Lena Reinhard You may have watched this elsewhere, but I found it impressive enough to add here as well. Its a very fine talk about the tech industry by Lena Reinhard at the first ever .concat() web development conference on March 7th 2015. Here’s the abstract of the talk ....more

Megan Smith on the Disappeared

Chief Technology Officer of the United States, Megan Smith, was a guest on the Charlie Rose show recently. She talked about how women have been disappeared from the history of tech. Like the lady said ....more

Suggestions from a Web Educator for the Dreamweaver Folks at Adobe

I’ve been teaching Dreamweaver again. Yeah, I do it all the time, I know. I have some ideas about what Dreamweaver needs to do to make life easier for newbies who haven’t been using the product forever like I have ....more

Adobe Creative Cloud: The Good News and the Bad News

The good news about subscribing to Adobe Creative Cloud is that you always have shiny fresh, updated software. You’re up to date all the time. The bad news about subscribing to Adobe Creative Cloud is that you always have shiny fresh, updated software ....more

Twitter Tip: The List vs. The Follow

About a year ago I started a new pop culture/entertainment blog called Old Ain’t Dead. I started a new Twitter account for it as well @OldAintDead. In the service of my new topic, I wanted to follow the tweets of many people and sources who write about entertainment and the stars making the pop culture news ....more

Web Standards Sherpa Closing

It’s the end of an era. The web site that dedicated itself to publishing articles about best practices and web standards at is shutting down. Here’s how Aaron Gustafson, the founder, put it in his announcement on Facebook ....more

Thought Germs, Anger, and Spreading Memes (Video)

“This video will make you angry” is the name of this video from @GCPGrey. I think it could be useful in a Web Education class. © vdebolt for Web Teacher, 2015 ....more