Tim Steele

Tim Steele

Web Developer

Columbus, OH

  • September 11, 2014

Parenthood 2.0

On Father’s Day, I found out that I am going to be a father. In an instant, my face lit up with joy, became stricken by terror, and finally settled on a mash up of happiness with a tinge of uncertainty. I am about to go on the journey of my life. As I go through the ups and downs of parenthood, I have a source of information that is even greater than Google, my own parents. But after watching Apple unveil the next generation of iGadgets, it struck me: my child is going to experience a childhood very different than mine. And with the boom of the Internet of things, my generation of parents is going to ask questions that parents of past generations never had to answer.

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  • July 10, 2014

Wearable Tech: What Google Glass Can Learn from C.K. Underwear

In 1982, Calvin Klein’s iconic ad towering over Times Square revolutionized an industry by taking something utilitarian, men’s underwear, and turning it into a fashion statement. Bill Wasik’s Why Wearable Tech Will be as Big as the Smartphone does an excellent job exciting us with the here, the now and the possible with wearable technology as a tool, but ends the article posing the question that has every tech company in the wearable’s market holding their breath: will we wear it?

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  • January 27, 2014

Life is a marathon, not a sprint

I don’t know who is the original owner of the “life is a marathon, not a sprint” quote is and a cursory Google search attributes the quote to multiple people. It doesn’t matter who said it, because he or she is full of shit. Life is more like a white-water rapids boat ride down an eighty year long river. At times you can float gently along with the current, enjoying the calm. Other times you have to fight the raging water, paddling for your life. And sometimes, life flips your boat upside down and throws you down a waterfall just to see how well you can swim.

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  • July 20, 2013

The Carpenter’s Door Never Gets Fixed…

One of the problems I face doing Web development professionally is finding the motivation to do Web development personally. When you spend a large portion of your time working on Web sites for other people, it makes working on your own Web projects difficult because my projects still feel a little like “work”. I love Web development. I also like to have variety in my life.

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