Twenty years ago, my uncle Bertil Daneholt, a member of the Medical Assembly at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, the organization that selects the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine every year, asked me to help him with the English translation of his speech presenting that year’s Prize at the gala awards ceremony. Certainly one of the more unusual writing assignments I’ve ever undertaken. Read more…
Almost exactly 100 years ago, my great-grandfather Otto E. Branning, the “Chili King” of Salt Lake City, and two of his friends embarked on a journey to the California coast. Click through to read the entertaining front page story about their epic road trip from the June 15, 1913 edition of The Salt Lake Tribune.
I’m pleased to be guiding social marketing efforts for Bob Weir’s Furthur Foundation, which he and some like-minded mutual friends founded some 20 years ago to provide funding to “smart-thinking groups that are small and close to their target.” We’re enjoying the ride so far and closing in on the 1,000 fan mark on Facebook. We’re on Twitter, too. Won’t you join us?
I’m excited to be supporting the fine folks at Karelia Software, who just today released version 2.8 of Sandvox, their multiple award-winning web design software for the Mac. The update includes a number of cool features, including Retina support, two new designs, a new social media sharing bar, and more.
Here’s Karelia’s blog post about Sandbox 2.8′s “Retina-readiness.” And here’s the press release with more details.
If you’re looking for easy-to-use, powerful web design software for Mac, Sandvox is certainly worth considering.