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Getting Anti-Social for the Better

There are two types of websites out there: Those that are crammed full of ads and social media promotion tools, and those that eschew glitz for substance, with a minimal …

 
Why I’m Not Celebrating Columbus Day

Instead of celebrating the champion of sociopathic imperialism, I’m with Oatmeal creator Matt Inman on honoring Bartolome de las Casas on that day instead. It’s been well documented that many …

 
RIP Douglas E. Smith and Memories of Lode Runner

Douglas E. Smith, the creator of Lode Runner, passed away yesterday. I didn’t know him, but I was a huge fan of the game. I lost many an hour on …

 
How to Manage Your Sanity without Quitting Facebook

I can’t quit Facebook. No. I’m not compelled by the annoying online games, the rash of passive aggressive complainers or the myriad of cat photos. I’m beyond all that. I …

 
Online Portfolio Sites Compared: Behance versus Dribbble

I’ve been a member of Dribbble (with 3 B’s) for approximately 2 years. I’ve been a member of Behance.net for a few months. If you’re weighing your options as to …

 
Seven Things You Can Do Right Now to Break out of Your Creative Rut

If you’re feeling frustrated with your skill level or lack of opportunities as an artist, take heart. It’s a perfectly natural feeling. Having a pity party for yourself isn’t. Here …