Someone knows how to do a DB lookup on a web form

By rickColosimo / September 1, 2012 /

Congratulations go to sittercity.com today for web form usability. I’ve been filling out a lot of forms lately, and the ones that annoy me are those that seek city, state, and zip. Maybe they haven’t learned that zip codes are highly correlated with specific locations, like the towns we live and work in. For two…

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Dating advice for men and women

By rickColosimo / July 24, 2012 /

In this post on how great architects get stuff built, (reminiscent of the Real Artists Ship quote from Steve Jobs and Seth’s take on shipping), Seth remarks that brilliant can’t long co-exist with undiscovered and under underappreciated.   Just the other day, I saw a quote about dating in NYC: “Everyone’s too busy and everyone…

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Bouncing off the bottom

By rickColosimo / July 24, 2012 /

Seth Godin notes that when the first thing you do is measure a new opportunity against the list of why you can’t, then the list is the most important thing in your life. An economist would call this revealed preferences.     Yep, my kids prevent me from giving up entirely when life seems unbearable,…

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Negative externalities

By rickColosimo / July 3, 2012 /

Negative externalities is what economists think when they overhear “pull my finger.” — @rickcolosimo, July 3, 2012 Oh yeah. I’ve got more.

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