Category Archives: WebDev

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Why I Use Silly Placeholder Content

A few months ago, I heard in a web design talk that you should always use relevant-seeming text and images as examples in your development. And I think that’s bullshit. Stay with me, here. I’m gonna tell you why. I’m pretty much known for using silly-ass placeholder images. It’s not a dev site without some […]

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A Career in Two Parts

Lately, I’ve stopped thinking of my writing career and my web development career as two different careers. I’m starting to think of them as a single career with two different parts that are often intertwined. Every website I build has little bits of information built in for me to use. I know more about eye […]

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New Website Design

I’m sure it’s been noticed that my site is changing. Well, I thought I’d take a few minutes to go over the process here and the reasons for the changes. It’s like a case study but more shoujo! First off, the Name. I realized that no one googles Sheena Bandy unless they already know about […]

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Tricking Yourself into Working

I’ve noticed something about myself and a good number of my peers: we don’t focus well. Our attention spans are remarkably short and it takes a moderate amount of stimulation to keep us engaged. Clearly, this is a problem for studying and for working. The longer we’re told to sit and do one thing, the […]

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