Author Archives: Mark Bult

Webdev and UX links

Fluidity “HTML is almost 100% responsive out of the box. These 247 bytes of css fix the ‘almost’ part.” 12 Little-Known CSS Facts “…even if you’ve been writing CSS for many years, you probably still come across new things — properties you’ve never used, values you’ve never considered, or specification details you never knew […]

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Ollie’s sandbox

A couple years ago I constructed a sandbox for my son Oliver. It’s one of the best investments of time and money ever. He plays in it all the time, and it never gets old. I had some requirements: Lid to keep cats, rain, and leaves out Enough volume to make really big sand castles (I […]

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Robert A. Heinlein quotes in Stranger in a Strange Land

I just finished re-reading one of my all-time favorite books, and certainly a foundationally influential one, and decided to compile my favorite quotes from the book. “Secrecy begets tyranny.” – Ben Caxton (Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land) “[Pay attention to politics.] It’s only barely less important than your own heartbeat.” – Ben […]

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I’ve had this book since it came out in 2010 and I didn’t even realize one of my sites was featured in it, until last week when I was doing a search and it came up in Google Books. is the professional site of my good friend Olya Milenkaya, who is finishing up her […]

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Introducing Fitbit Ultra

I can’t take all or even most of the credit for this video, but I did provide graphics and creative direction on the animations. I was also on location for one of the days of shooting; it was quite interesting. Kudos to Pete and Steven at Creative Destiny LLC for doing the majority of the […]

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Why You Need to Fail, by Derek Sivers

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Hangin’ with Tony

I got to spend all day Saturday with my buddy Tony Alves, who I rarely see. It was also his birthday, plus the first time I got to meet his girlfriend, and the first time he got to meet my wife and son. To top off a momentous day, we also finalized plans to finally […]

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That’s one way to eat a watermelon

[via Jason]

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Revolutionary new product

[via Tim R.]

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Magnum chocolates Pleasure Hunt

One of the best rich ad experiences I’ve ever seen. [via Caroline W.]

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