Slowing Down to Speed Up

“Slow is smooth, and smooth is fast.” – Anonymous, US Navy SEALs In life, and in business, there are no guaranteed outcomes. Yet it’s human nature to attempt to control and manage risk. One way managers traditionally try to manage risk is by pressing their teams to move faster, increase output, and push ahead. However,…

Fixing Fundamentals in Web Development Education

One of the challenges our customers often bring to our attention is the difficulty in filling lower level web production roles. It’s a problem that we can relate to at Curious Minds, as we face the same issue when on-ramping new developers on to our team. Advertising a job opening for an entry-level front end…

Flash on the IPad & IPhone or the awful thought of HTML5 – A Flash Developer’s Perspective

We’ve been looking at the Adobe vs. Apple war over here with a bit of a jaded perspective. We’ve read a bunch of nonsense from both companies, and some reporters on the sides of both camps writing some positively absurd things (some Flash is no good for touch interfaces meme…wha?). I thought it might be…