Just ran across an awesome new tool: Dropbox Automator! This is a pretty wild one. Essentially, you can create rules (or “automations”) for Dropbox via this web tool that triggers certain actions based on filetypes. I’ll quote TechCrunch‘s linked article: Not only are they trigged by file type (e.g. a photo, a .doc, a PDF, [...]
Hi, guys! I’ve been spending the last few months really digging into the most efficient ways to manage my business from wherever I happen to be while having plenty of backup options for staying communicative even if everything starts exploding. First off, I’d like to showcase my hardware! These are the main tools I use [...]
People underestimate LinkedIn as a business intelligence tool. If you’re interviewing, ask for names of who’s interviewing you. If you’re looking to contract with someone, look them up. Research, make notes, ask around, develop questions for the first conversation. MobyGames too. Know your goal, take aim, be prepared, then have fun! Be a smArtist.
Introduction to the series Here’s the first of a multi-part series on how simple and realistic it is to start transitioning into cloud-based computing. I tend to be an early adopter of new technologies, and converting to the cloud has been a focus of mine for the last year and a half. In this series, [...]
I’d like to introduce my readers to a wonderful tool I was introduced to some time back — VisiPics! Ever wanted to clear out your reference folder of duplicate images? Or clean out duplicate photographs you’ve downloaded to your PC? Or simply to clean up your project directories of dupes? If so, then VisiPics is [...]
Here’s another life-enhancing tool I love: StrokeIt! It adds the ability to create global or application-specific mouse gestures in Windows. Incredibly customizable, very simple to use, small memory footprint. Example usage case: Navigating in Windows Explorer. When I need to go Back, I hold the right mouse button, drag the mouse left and release and [...]
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!
Hi guys! I’m coming out of a post-Germany haze of sickness to link you to some handy tweaks for Google Calendar. I’m a total nut for Google Calendar and basically run my entire life through it now. Here’s the link: 50 tips, tweaks and hacks for Google Calendar! My two favorites from the list are [...]
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!
This is extremely cool! Check out Google Browser Size. Essentially, this web tool will draw an overlay map of your website marking the different resolution boundaries and showing you how likely people at different resolutions are to be able to see different parts of your website. Some people with low resolutions won’t scroll down to [...]
This is awesome. TweetDeck, my favorite Twitter client, now added support for LinkedIn, my favorite business development networking tool! Now you can follow your connections’ activity feeds in realtime. Every time someone joins a company, updates their profile, answers a question, updates their status, etc, Tweetdeck updates to reflect the change and it makes it [...]
I’ve been using Twitter for a couple years now and I’ve gradually gotten the hang of it. A lot of people have trouble seeing what the appeal of Twitter is, though, and it can be puzzlingly difficult to explain for some reason. Someone I know asked me to explain what the appeal is, and after [...]