Archive for May, 2012

REVEALED Hundreds of words to avoid using online if you don’t want the government spying on you

@ 7:40 PM on May 31, 2012

The Department of Homeland Security has been forced to release a list of keywords and phrases it uses to monitor social networking sites and online media for signs of terrorist or other threats against the U.S.

The intriguing the list includes…

Windows 8 will integrate, include Adobe Flash… but limited to white-listed sites.

@ 6:47 PM on May 31, 2012

Use of Flash in the Metro-style browser will be limited to those sites included on a whitelist. The list is comprised of a mix of domains: video sites such as Hulu, YouTube, and Vimeo; news sites including CNN, the BBC, and Wired; and a number …

A new direct mail option graphic designers (and their clients) need to know about

@ 7:20 PM on May 26, 2012

The essence of it is it allows you to target specific neighborhoods (mail routes) and to deliver printed pieces to “every door” in that neighborhood without a street address, for a very reasonable rate — just 14.5 cents per mailbox — well b…

Tom Green – Fireworks Interviews @TomGreen (Pretty spry for 210 years old)

@ 10:59 PM on May 24, 2012

In this interview, we have Tom Green, a Adobe Community Expert, Adobe Education Leader and professor who has written several books and extended tutorials on Fireworks and web design over the last 7 years.  Let’s hear his valuable insights on F…

Women Wearing Dresses Made Of Nothing But Light

@ 8:28 AM on May 24, 2012

Light is the new black and these beautiful dresses are made of nothing more. They are the creations of advertising and art photographer Atton Conrad. He makes the dresses by remotely triggering the camera while painting the light around the mod…

The Curious Case of the Upside Down Apple Logo

@ 8:16 AM on May 24, 2012

Joe Moreno spent nine years working at Apple during the Steve Jobs era. Today, he writes about something that bothered Steve Jobs for a long time: the problem of the upside down Apple logo.

Seesmic Kills, Replacement Dumps MANY Services, Touts Great New Features Already Had

@ 5:05 PM on May 23, 2012

Now we’re stuck with a single social media updater, HelloTXT, which is even more underfunded and frustrating than was. Everything Seesmic rebuilds (all their Twitter clients,, etc.), they rebuild into far less useful, more limit…

Photoshop Dimensions, new Photoshop magazine’s first issue free.

@ 5:36 PM on May 22, 2012

Photoshop Dimensions is the magazine of 3D in Adobe Photoshop. Whether you are new to 3D in Photoshop or an old hand, Photoshop Dimensions will show you new and exciting ways to add another dimension to your work. Photoshop Dimensions is writte…

How to prepare a USB flash drive to work with an Apple iPad | Video

@ 5:30 PM on May 20, 2012

Cool USB-Drive Uses and Tutorials for Power-Users and Tech-Challenged

@ 5:28 PM on May 20, 2012