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iSad – Steve Jobs

There is nothing I can say that someone, somewhere will say much more eloquently and succinctly about the life and times of Steven Paul Jobs. Love him or hate him, the man was simply a genius. I think everyone who knew of him and his health knew the end was coming. Particularly after his recent […]

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Helvetica in HD on Vimeo

via vimeo.com Whether you love it or hate it (Helvetica that is) you can appreciate the quality of this animation. Posted via email from berchman’s posterous

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The Finish Line

Right now I am in an airplane flying back from Saratoga Springs, New York. I took a 5 day trip to visit my Uncle Nick who, a few weeks back, was diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer. Needless to say this was a surprise to the entire extended family. Fortunately this extended family is quite […]

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Migrating a PowerPC G5 Mac to an Intel Core i7 MacBook Pro

I am moving from my 5 year old PowerPC G5 Mac to my new Intel Core i7 MacBook Pro. Since I did not find a definitive guide on how to move your data, applications and preferences for my specific case, I am documenting here what I did for so that it might benefit someone else. […]

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A new portfolio solution in more than one place.

Ever since I started to focus on Berchman.com I realized that my former “company” website, HamiltonBerchman Design Group, Inc., was no longer maintained, correct, or relevant. However, at the time I was fortunately too busy to even think about doing anything to the site. Then one day I was doing research on a project and […]

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Where have I been?

I have been busy on many projects recently. What is great is I am ready to share them and the new things I’ve learned with Thesis and WordPress. My two most recent projects made me push my personal envelope of what I thought was possible within the WordPress/Thesis environment. Not that I’ve ever had any […]

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Time to Reflect. You’re soaking in it.

In today’s information overloaded, fast paced, digital lifestyle there can be little opportunity to pause and reflect. The mindset of “just have to keep up” can dominate one’s thinking if your are not careful. Every once and a while I get present to the fact that I spend too little time “reflecting” on things be […]

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Your vacation is over, get back-to-work.

You always experience feelings when you return to work after being away for a week. Whether anxiety, dread, excitement, clarity, fatigue, surprise, etc. you are feeling something. Typically I feel anxious and the feeling of overwhelm can be gigantic–but not this time. I feel different than usual in a way that I have yet to fully […]

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WordPress + Thesis Tutorial: Finding and fixing phantom spacing on your web page

I came across something while working with WordPress and Thesis that I know will help at least one person and possibly save them hours of frustration. So here is the tutorial. I was working on a revision to a visual layout of a website I previously helped develop on the Thesis theme framework. I spent more […]

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Make Lemonade from the Lemons

I knew about this video a while back when it was in production. I had read about it somewhere in an RSS feed, or was it Twitter?, or Facebook?, or LinkedIn?… anyhow I did know that this video was being created. Day before yesterday Seth Godin brought it to back to my attention. I took […]

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