Mac vs PC? Meh. We’ve grown up.

Designers and video editors used to ‘need’ Mac computers to get the job done. Now, they’re getting the job done equally well on both platforms. Macs have been the preferred tool of visual designers and video editors for decades. They’ve also been an outcast of PC-centric corporate networks.  Over the years, an epic battle raged Read more about Mac vs PC? Meh. We’ve grown up.[…]

Help Me Step Away From The Screen & Tell A Story

In the past 25 years, I’ve worked hard to become a better writer. Looking back, though, I wish I had spent more time becoming a better storyteller. As a young writer, I wove prose into poetry, short stories, song lyrics, and plays. These works were driven by passion, not grammar. I still remember the words Read more about Help Me Step Away From The Screen & Tell A Story[…]

From #Fail to #Fab: LinkedIn’s Mobile App

Thankfully, LinkedIn didn’t just update their mobile app this week, they rebuilt it. Last week, I went on a Twitter rampage about LinkedIn’s clunky and counter-intuitive iPhone app.  This week, They released version 6.0 — an overdue update –that rebuilt the application from the ground up. Version 6.0 uses swipe-enabled sidebar navigation. It lets users Read more about From #Fail to #Fab: LinkedIn’s Mobile App[…]

Let’s Chart a Course to Lifelong Learning with MOOCs

In a world where university tuition runs often exceeds $750-$1,000 per credit hour, pursuing a goal of ‘lifelong learning’ is daunting… and the opportunity to attend some of the world’s best colleges for free is irresistible. That’s what motivated me to sign up for my first MOOCs this week. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are Read more about Let’s Chart a Course to Lifelong Learning with MOOCs[…]

Netflix Withdrawal: Breaking the Streaming Media Addiction

When I was growing up, my dad used to refer to the television as the ‘idiot box’ because it distracted his kids from doing other things. With the availability of DVRs, Amazon on demand, Hulu, and NetFlix, I can only imagine what dad would say about on-demand streaming video content if he were alive today. Read more about Netflix Withdrawal: Breaking the Streaming Media Addiction[…]