Self-portrait of Zeke in a desert setting. A truck and travel trailer RV are in the background.

I’m an open web geek from Colorado. I got into HTML at age 9. A few years later, I found my voice on this WordPress blog. That was the beginning of my life as a full-stack web developer.

Now I am a big important grownup who does Drupal development and consulting for non-profits and governments.

I’m also a drummer, hobbyist watchmaker, and photographer. I love road trips, live music, and RV camping.

From the blog:

  • High-end Android Phones Serve Everyone But the User

    Yesterday, I headed to my local Verizon Wireless store to try out the Galaxy Nexus, the latest designed-by-Google phone from Samsung. While I was there, I also tested the current top-of-the-line LTE phones from HTC (the Rezound) and Motorola (the DROID RAZR). I’ve written my impressions of each below, but in testing all three, I […]

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  • If There Ever Was A Time: Occupy Wall Street single by Third Eye Blind

    Third Eye Blind has written and released a free single about Occupy Wall Street: Here’s the MP3 file if you want it: If There Ever Was A Time

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  • A Day In Technology: 2011

    I’m a technology nerd, and I’ve come to embrace and enjoy it. One of the ways I like to document and look back on my life through the years is by considering how I use technology daily. A couple of times before (2007, 2010), I’ve written about the typical tools I use, as well as […]

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  • Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

    Steve Jobs’ visionary products changed our culture. But I think his philosophy of life, work, and death have meant event more to me. It’s fitting that his own words about death are the ones that help me put his death in perspective, but also my own life: Namaste, Steve.

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  • My iPhone 4S reaction

    Having watched the iPhone 4S announcement, it’s clear to me that Apple is unmatched in overall phone quality for most people: designing everything from the processor silicon, to the camera lens, to the app ecosystem puts them in a class of their own. The only hope for competitors to make a better phone is to […]

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  • I’m currently in “head down” mode on a really fun WordPress project, but once I get to surface again, I’ve amassed a pretty big list of fun to take care of: Read: Reamde by Neal Stephenson Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live by Jeff Jarvis (can’t decide between […]

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  • “There are two types of companies: those that work hard to charge customers more, and those that work hard to charge customers less. Both approaches can work. We are firmly in the second camp.” – Jeff Bezos, CEO,

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  • Facebook Timeline first reactions

    I just turned on the new Facebook Timeline as per this howto guide. I don’t know how much people will use it, but wow, they’ve made memory lane a whole lot richer of an experience. There’s tons of stuff to look back on that I wouldn’t have had thought to document myself. Also, I was […]

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  • I’m calling PSN’s bluff

    After leaving their customers’ personal information wide open to attack on unsecured servers running ancient software, Sony’s lawyers decided to simply make their customers sign away the right to make claims for damage done by Sony’s negligence. If you don’t want to do so, you must send a “clear statement” about it via postal mail. […]

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