Over the New Year holiday, my wife and daughter and I took a trip to visit the town where my parents live (I refer to it that way because, although I grew up visiting it frequently to see grandparents and other relatives, my parents didn't move there until after I'd left home for college).
I've had the start of this post lingering in my Drafts folder for months. Oddly enough, I started writing it back when certain politicians were making absurd comments on rape, comments ranging from psuedoscientific to theological in nature.
Recently, my team at work spent a few months building a thing with Twitter Bootstrap.
Like most folks on the web, I've been watching the ebook shift with great interest over the past few years.
There's no one person I have to thank more for the kind of designer/developer/person who loves content and users that I am today than Jeffrey Zeldman.
There are design companies out there. The Apples, Twitters, Mints, Instagrams (before Facebook bought them?), Nintendos, and so on.
I feel like it's a good thing for me to offer a bit of a response to all the recent conversation around Invisible Children and their Kony2012 online efforts (if you are not familiar with any of it, start at this post from Rachel Held Evans collecting resources on both "sides").
In July of 2010, I decided to buy a smartphone. I didn't want to leave Verizon, and Apple hadn't yet announced the arrival of the iPhone, so I did a great deal of research to try to find the Android phone that had the best design available on the platform and on Verizon (by that, I wanted user experience design, industrial design, etc.).
One of the interesting things about web design is the number of fields into which it reaches.
Jonathan Stegall is a web designer and emergent / emerging follower of Jesus currently living in Atlanta, seeking to abide in the creative tension between theology, spirituality, design, and justice.
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