Hi all! I just discovered an awesome tool called Attachments.me that indexes ALL the attached files you’ve ever had in Gmail, and organizes them into a nifty thumbnail view with incredibly fast indexed search. It tells you who sent you the attachment, when it came, what email thread it’s in, and lets you either View, [...]
Whoa, awesome! My blog post about predicting layoffs is now a Featured Post on Gamasutra! Thanks guys! :D Predicting layoffs: How to check your studio’s health Nifty!
Nothing exists unless it’s written down, in one place. I prefer email, or a web-based forum system inside which all art feedback exists. When I start on a project, I find out or choose the one single form of official, recorded communication, and hold people to using it. It’s fine in IM for quick back-and-forth, [...]
Whoa! My mini-speech on free agency being the future got plugged in the Daily Texans’ coverage of TACC’s Future of Video Games event! Conference exhibits ‘future of video games,’ industry Wow. :D
I’m so excited I could burst! After eleven years of waiting and constant monitoring, http://www.jonjones.com is finally MINE!!! I can’t even believe I’m typing this! I haz a happy. :D
Just got a friendly email from “Charlie” informing me that the comments page on my blog was rather busted. ’tis fixed now. Thanks, Charlie!
Howdy! I got an invite to Google’s new social network, Google+. After a few hours of dinking around with it and seeing how it differs from Facebook, I wanted to do a writeup giving my impressions of it. Now, most blogs and websites are going to be focusing on the larger features, so I’ll try [...]
Last year I wrote an article for GameSauce Magazine on E3, with the intent of essentially nutshelling what it is and what it means to the un- or partially-initiated. Well, I didn’t realize it had been published online until now! You can check it out here: Extrasensory, Extravagant, Exhausting by Jon Jones (pages 68 through [...]
Hi all! It’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted regularly. Life has been interesting for the past several months. I broke up with my fiancee and started my life anew, I met a new girl that’s perfect for me, I put my contracting on hold to go join Vigil Games, had, uh, an interesting few [...]
Hi everybody! Long time no post. I’ve been a busy boy. So, I spent a year running my own company, smArtist, contracting myself out as an art outsourcing manager as well as running a team of 2D and 3D artists. I worked on a lot of cool titles (including a Magic: The Gathering MMO, two [...]
Photoshop has been around for 20 years now, and I found a really awesome timeline image showing the development of Photoshop over time, which key features were added in which versions, as well as a visual evolution of the Photoshop toolbox. Check it out!
Hey, neat! I was featured on a list of 100+ Resources for Video Game Professionals. This looks to be a pretty solid list full of useful sites and really good people. I’m pretty flattered to be included in a list full of this much awesome!