Friday, July 3, 2020

Autosave – Is it Too Late to Standardize?

One of Alan Cooper's arguments in user interface design has been that explicitly asking the user to save a file is a waste of...

Key Launcher Experiment, So Far…

As you may have read, I've been testing several "key launcher" type of utilities for about two weeks so far. Although a key...

Bit Literacy – Naming Files, Revisited

I recently finished reading Mark Hurst's new book, Bit Literacy, and I definitely recommend it. It's a quick read, but it's one of...

Simplify, Simplify, Simplify

I have spent more time in long meetings than I care to remember, where people spend hours trying to complicate things that should be...

AWS Pricing and Billing (Part 2)

In my last article, we discussed the support options' costs and EC2 pricing. This is a large topic, so I'm going to have to have a 3rd part since S3 takes up a lot. I don't believe the exams will ask about specific prices, as these can always change. But the important thing is understanding the relative pricing, so you could be able to make intelligent cost analysis decisions.