These two met in a situation which neither could avoid. A virtual fender-bender which forced the point of their acquaintance. After a bit of reluctance, they both realized that opposites DO attract and that Art and Technology are comfortable and, one might even say, powerful together.
As a case-in-point: consider a site that I recently did for a photographer friend of mine, the artist, Peter Ralston of Ralston Gallery. This site is a custom PhotoShelter site. The site design was a perfect collaboration of Art and Technology. Each element making the other better than it would individually be. Peters photographs, (and Wyeth prints) and custom technology together create an awesome web site. Check it out.
Never again! Working with Content Management Systems is like interacting with your own children. They are all different and ‘special’ in their own way. You must love them all equally. Choose your interaction with them in a thoughtful way so they will deliver forth their unique talents. I’ve used and worked with Joomla!, WordPress, Drupal, DotNet Nuke and now mojoPortal. Again, they’re just like kids delightful in many ways and annoying, at times, in other ways.
Lets see, we’ve got meetings and presentations. We’ve got potential with the Elks and the Penobscot Nation. We just need folks to make some decisions. I’ve established this blog! The significance is that it’s a custom styled WordPress blog. WordPress is the worlds best blog engine and I’ve integrated it to the look and feel of my web site. If you’re in the market for this, let me know, I can help…