I wanted to share some stats from a recent email we did to High School juniors and seniors. It appears that mobile and desktop are now at 50/50. Below is a report from five days after the original send date. We generally see that mobile peaks early on, then desktop catches up later on down [...]
I started playing with CloudFlare last week, since they promise to “super charge your website.” And would wouldn’t want that, right? Website load and response times has been a bit of an obsession with me lately, and CloudFlare looks like a great way to squeeze some additional marginal performance out of our site. Content Delivery [...]
The new graphapi makes getting Facebook connect super easy, but putting all the pieces together is a little tough. What you need to do is set-up the Facebook connect button, and let it save the cookies for you. From there you can get an access token, required to get information back from the API. You [...]
Just a quick note to let you know we have upgraded our blog to use Dreamhost’s VPS (Virtual Private Server) service. So far seems to be running much better.
Here is a screenshot of the upcoming replacement for MyRC with the Roanoke College branding in place. The new portal will be released on January 5, 20105. Features include: Integrated view of Outlook calendar and class schedule Blackboard Webadvisor My ToDo list Weather Password Change Daily Announcements Team Sites College News, Sports News & Dining [...]
I’m working on a new round of videos for the Roanoke College website and virtual tour this spring and summer. We did a bunch last year for the virtual tour. One of our consultants came up with the concept of getting a bunch of students together, asking them general questions and just let them talk [...]
Here are some interesting things going on: I have been checking out the online family tree generator, Geni. www.geni.com. It’s super awesome! I want to try and buy some songs from Amazon mp3, everyone says it’s the bomb! (Did I really just say "the bomb") They took Eureka season 2 off iTunes, and I am [...]
These are my all time fav podcasts, what I listen too as soon as then download to my iPod. 5. Windows Weekly — This is part of the TWIT network and is hosted by Leo Laporte. But Paul Thurrott makes it all worthwhile, I have been a big fan of the Supersite for Windows for [...]