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What Every Designer Can Learn from Watching Cutthroat Kitchen

It’s no lie. I’m a terrible cook. Alton Brown: Mr Cutthroat Kitchen himself. While my culinary skills are limited to burning making toast and chopping vegetables and fruit, I’m strangely …

 
ColorMunki Display Status: Device Not Connected

Nothing lasts forever. But ColorMunki’s Display color calibrator didn’t last me but two years. Here’s the problem: I’m using the latest Yosemite-compatible version of the ColorMunkiPhoto software. The device is …

 
Why Indie Artists Should Never Offer Black Friday Sales

Black Friday is here, and many indie artists are slashing prices on their books, prints, and other merchandise. This, in my view, is a big mistake. Here’s why. Companies like …

 
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 …