Hackers and hippies: The origins of social... →
The switch to Fireworks CS5...
I have recently made the switch from a longtime user of Photoshop [7 years] to Fireworks CS5. Articles like these turned me around to the idea and the more I looked the more sensible it seemed to become: 7 reasons why I chose Fireworks over Photoshop [webdesignerdepot] 50 reasons NOT to use Photoshop for Web Design [reinegger.net] So read on about my experience so far with Fireworks...
Third party job application services
I am currently searching for a job and am beginning to resort to prospective CVs, an obstacle that is becoming more common are businesses outsourcing the ‘talent management’ process, when it comes to new applicants. A case in point… I had seen a position advertised through agencies and fortunately tracked down the position back to the company. I am a ‘shoe-in’, I...
Universal and Sony Music plan 'instant pop' to... →
Hallelujah! The music execs have finally decided that letting me have time to forget I was going to buy a track [not pop!] wasn’t in their financial interest. What we were finding under the old system was the searches for songs on Google or iTunes were peaking two weeks before they actually became available to buy… Could never figure that one out. ‘Wow I love this track,...
20 predictions for the next 25 years →
Some fascinating / slightly worrying Bladerunner-esque predictions covering economy, food, health and of course tech.