Worst. Host. Ever.

I believe that over these past two weekends, I’ve experienced the worst technical / commercial service in my lifetime. Myriad Network, a web host used by my company and hundreds or thousands of other technology providers and resellers, was apparently surreptitiously sold off in parcels to various companies recently – unbeknownst to hundreds (possibly all)… More »

Don’t Mess with Obama.

Holy mother of god. Inside the Secret Service Yukon XL that follows the presidential limo – see the Dillon M134D Gatling Gun, a six barreled, electrically driven machine gun chambered in 7.62mm, capable of firing 4,000 rounds per minute. And the bullets are laced with poison. Just in case. More »


This really brings it back for me – way back to the days of the rainbow-hued Apple, and the pre-GUI days… Click the image to see the big exploded view. More »

Sucré Launch

We’re excited at Annunciation Interactive to have launched the Sucré website today. Sucré is a spectacular New Orleans-based chocolatier, bakery and confectionary shop, and we’re really pleased with the richly visual and deeply functional e-commerce site. The site’s Magento-powered commerce engine is highly feature rich, with an amazingly powerful client admin panel reminiscent of Google… More »

Goog-411 Isn’t what you think?

Say it ain’t so. Missed this from late last year – From ZDNet: Google’s free 411 service (1-800-GOOG-411) lets you find and call local businesses, but the service isn’t exactly as it seems. On the surface, it looks pretty straight forward, but spending lots of money advertising a service that has no clear potential to… More »

R.I.P. Muddy Waters

Our beloved dog Muddy Waters passed away this morning. We miss him dearly. He was a 12 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback. We drove to Texas in 1995 or so to pick him up as an 8 week old puppy and we were inseparable since. More »

BarCamp New Orleans.

BarCampNOLA Conference Set to Gather Gulf Coast Technology Experts for a Good Cause BarCampNOLA, a technology conference that aspires to bring Gulf Coast digerati, entrepreneurs and those interested in them together in order to connect with the local community, socialize and learn, will be held on February 16th and 17th at the Voodoo Ventures, LLC… More »

Email Standards Project.

The Email Standards Project is about working with email client developers and the design community to improve web standards support and accessibility in email. The project was formed out of frustration with the inconsistent rendering of HTML emails in major email clients. UPDATE – Microsoft is listening!  Take a look – it sounds as though… More »

NOLA BarCamp.

There’s talk of organizing a BarCamp here in NOLA this coming January. Details to follow! BarCamp is an international network of user generated conferences — open, participatory workshop-events, whose content is provided by participants — often focusing on early-stage web applications, and related open source technologies, social protocols, and open data formats. The name “BarCamp”… More » Meets the Public.

We had a launch party last weekend for the creative group we formed about a year ago here in New Orleans. Lots of fun, see some of the pix going up here. Thanks to all who came out and signed in to keep the independent creative community talking. Special thanks to Andy at Barrister’s Gallery… More »

Rest In Peace, Nia.

We lost a really sweet soul Wednesday night. I worked with Nia at Trumpet, and saw her quite a bit out & about. She and her mom came with us to the MS Walk earlier this summer. She will be dearly missed. Woman Slain Inside Faubourg St. John Bar POSTED: 12:41 pm CDT August 16,… More »

Highrise Hijinks.

Kind of an inside joke – my sister and I both worked at The Clorox Company in Oakland, at their corporate highrise on Broadway. While I was there, working in the Creative Services department, I’d done a photo shoot with a lot of Pine-Sol product, and ended up with a few gallons of it that… More »

Annunciation Interactive

I’m pleased to announce that I have partnered with Jonah Langenbeck and Annunciation Interactive, a little design and technology studio in New Orleans. We are in the process of launching the company while serving existing customers. More »