Art + Commerce = Wilkinson Media: Cool Ideas to Leverage Art for Advocacy

Andrew Wilkinson of Wilkinson Media is a Princeton area photographer, videographer and all around creative genius who’s creative philosophy is to marry the creative energies of art and entrepreneurship. We’ve been fortunate to collaborate with Andrew on a number of projects, with Andrew providing photography for many of our client’s Web sites (as well as …

Microsoft replaces blogging service with WordPress?!?

Microsoft recently switched users from their own blogging site to WordPress.com, a blogging service powered by the popular WordPress blogging/Content Management System (CMS) software. What is notable about this development to me is that Worpress is an “open source” project written in the non-Microsoft, PHP scripting language. There are several other takeaways from this development: The move …

Drupal and Agile Development

I came across a presentation by Dustin Currie from Level Ten Interactive in Dallas, Texas on the topic of Drupal Agency Processes. I’ve embeded the video and included my notes on his presentation. Mr. Currie states that human interactions are the key challenges to Web development. These include stating expectations, determining what needs to be done, etc. It is this …

Being the Easiest Local Yokel to find

If you are a small business, its likely that most or all of your business comes from a certain geographic area, and that’s the truth for Inforest too. Even though we’ve worked for companies as far away as Japan, most of our clients are within a couple hours drive. Part of this is practical, but …

Decompressing and extracting tar.gz archives

Tar.gz compressed archives are the most common way that software is distributed for use on Unix/Linux systems. We’ve learned another way to unpack these files from the command line when using Solaris, the distribution that Joyent uses for their shared hosting. For most systems, the command for decompressing and extracting tar.gz files is something like …