John Ford presently works on Farmstand, an iPhone app connecting communities with locally-grown food. Passion for coding is what motivates John, but some people are beginning to question his attachment to his iPad. Mix equal parts beautiful code writer, lover of healthy living, world traveler, living room DJ, and community giver and you'll have the geek known as John Ford.
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As you can see, I’m sporting one of my favorite shirts today. Since I’m a geek, and have fun electronics, I try to keep everything turned off and unplugged when not in use. The laptop gets powered down at night and the power strip switched off where all of the electronics are plugged in. Actually, in support of Earth Day … More
I love the free apps that Google provides (especially the incredible spam-blocking e-mail), but I’m really excited to see Apple’s iWork go web-based. It currently appears that you can only “share” documents online and not edit them, but I imagine that’s the next step. The documents look exactly the same in the application or in their beautiful web interface and … More
For years my brother, Glenn, and I have talked about working together. I’m ecstatic to say that it finally happened! Glenn started his own business, Glenn Fu, and we’re teaming up on projects. He’s a strong developer and getting his feet wet in the small-business/freelance world. Right away, he picked up Ruby on Rails and is making sure our code … More
“Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we’re educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence.” (via swissmiss)
I’m just getting back into the swing of things after returning from a 2.5 week business event overseas. These trips really take a toll on my body so I do my best to stay aware and focused on my health. As regular computer users we’re also abusing our bodies by sitting in front of a computer for hours at a … More
It’s been almost a year since I had my “business” blog up and I’ve had the shakes ever since. The juices are flowing and I’m ready to get my fix. I hope you enjoy, absorb, and share the information.