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Dirk HCM van Boxtel

Dirk HCM van Boxtel

Community Staff Sydney Australia & the Netherlands Waldorf & Statler @ the balcony (creative & digital strategy) Joined about 4 years ago via an invitation from Dave T.

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  • Posted to What's your email signature look like?, in reply to Bob Wassermann , Nov 21, 2017

    I'd say I do the same, but that'd be weird, wouldn't it?

    But yeah - no signature set, I just manually punch it in:

    - Dirk

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  • Posted to Adam Crigger — Profile Site, Nov 20, 2017

    EPILEPSY WARNING

    ps.: lovely website, enjoy the style, maybe a bit gratuitous with the borders, but that's about it!

    2 points
  • Posted to 20 Years of Photoshop, in reply to Aaron Sagray , Nov 19, 2017

    I remember hand-held scanners!

    Had a friend that grew up in a rich family, and they always had the "latest tech". They were also the first ones in the village (+-5000 people!) with dial-up :)

    My first version was probably 4 or 5. I'd messed around with others before that, but never at my own place or work, since I was still a kid and we always had dos/windows.

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  • Posted to What browser do you use and why?, in reply to James Lane , Nov 17, 2017

    Chrome vs Firefox. IE in the corner.

    .edit no.3: Images are hard. ... I need a coffee.

    1 point
  • Posted to What browser do you use and why?, in reply to Tropical Hooch , Nov 17, 2017

    Ditto - Chrome, but will switch back to FF soon.

    Used to be FF back before it became slow about 4 years ago?

    I always want the fastest out of all non-IE browsers.

    I consume a lot of video content and stilted performance is a dealbreaker to the point that it makes me wanna chuck my screen out the window.

    (I'm on Windows btw. Safari coulda been an option if I were on Mac.)

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  • Posted to Site Design: Gucci Gifts, Nov 16, 2017

    Cool. Nice 'n artsy.

    There's still room for this on my internet!

    3 points
  • Posted to The New Firefox Is Here! , Nov 15, 2017

    Speaking of design; I LOVE what that site looks like. Gosh that's gorgeous.

    3 points
  • Posted to Google Analytics for UI/UX designer, Nov 14, 2017

    It's funny how:

    • important this topic feels
    • little I feel I know of it
    • much I struggle with it when I open the bloody thing

    Other than basic analysis of bounce/exit/browser/os/conversions and some in-page analytics I don't get very far with the tool.

    The good news is that those are generally very important in determining whether something is effective or not.

    The bad news is that I feel there should be a lot more possible with it. Might be a UI issue.

    3 points
  • Posted to Found this beauty, free alternative to Proxima Nova by @ChrisMSimpson, Nov 13, 2017

    Would love to use. Especially if there was a condensed as well!

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  • Posted to 10 things they don't tell you at design school, in reply to Ismael Branco , Nov 06, 2017

    All good! Glad you took the feedback on board as just that - feedback ;)

    Keep doing your thing!

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