IT drives policy -- and vice versa

Reporting on a three-day conference about technology policy. This was my biggest case of preparation overkill: 12,000 words of notes went into a 575-word article.

Image of the article as it appeared in print
Date of publication: 
Sat, 08/01/2009

Building an Enterprise-Class Web site with Drupal and Mediacurrent

A guide to help a Drupal consultancy's potential clients understand the process of building an enterprise-level Web site with Drupal.

Front page of the guide
Date of publication: 
Thu, 06/04/2009

Shaping the Future

Article about "claytronics" -- ensembles of tiny robots that self-assemble into larger functional units.

First page of "Shaping the Future" article
Date of publication: 
Sat, 10/03/2009

Rebuilding for Eternity

Article about "e-heritage", digitization of large-scale historical sites such as the Bayon Temple in Cambodia.

First page of "Rebuilding for Eternity" article
Cover of the issue in which the article appeared
Date of publication: 
Fri, 01/15/2010

Migrating a Web Site to Drupal

White paper to help clients define strategies and tactics for moving their web site to the content-management system Drupal.

Cover of "Migrating a Web Site to Drupal" white paper
Date of publication: 
Thu, 07/15/2010

Intego VirusBarrier X6 user manual

A bottom-up rewrite of the previous version's manual.

Top of VirusBarrier X6 user manual
Date of publication: 
Wed, 01/20/2010

Intego VirusBarrier X6 Reviewer Guide

Adaptation of a user manual to act as a guide to potential software reviewers.

Top of VirusBarrier X6 Reviewer's Guide
Date of publication: 
Wed, 12/02/2009

Top Ten Changes That Make Drupal 7 the Best Version Ever

Article written for the publisher of my book, Drupal 7: Visual QuickStart Guide. I wrote it at a time when Drupal 7 seemed primed for imminent release, but it ended up taking a year more. The article is still fairly accurate, though.

Top of the page containing this article
Date of publication: 
Mon, 01/04/2010

Beyond the Smart Grid

Feature story about sensors to monitor energy consumption and other environmental data in residences. (Published in Communications of the ACM.)

First page of "Beyond the Smart Grid" article
Cover of the issue in which the article appeared
Date of publication: 
Thu, 06/03/2010

Adapting four user manuals to HTML

Took user manuals in Microsoft Word format and adapted them for online reading, which included new screen shots and some reorganization of material. The four manuals were ContentBarrier, Personal Antispam, Personal Backup, and FileGuard.

Decorative graphic to depict the conversion process
Date of publication: 
Tue, 04/13/2010


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