Archive for February, 2014


The 40 Highest-Paying Jobs You Can Get Without A Bachelor’s Degree

@ 3:44 PM on February 28, 2014

“When the economy started to show troubling signs, many decided to skip college and join the workforce earlier. 


A recent post has it wrong – our love affair with tablets is far from over

@ 3:31 PM on February 28, 2014

“Venture capitalist and former Netflix product manager Zal Bilimoria recently wrote a provocative piece, titled Our Love Affair With the Tablet is Over, that got our attention.


MediaZilla: The Future of Media Libraries and Sharing?

@ 3:12 PM on February 28, 2014

“MediaZilla is a cloud-based media platform for storing, organizing, viewing, sharing or distributing your photos, music, videos and more – with a user-friendly interface that mimics a Blu-ray style menu for your collections.

Many professionals might find value in it – even if just for a good resource for backup storage and organized containment of finished image galleries and portfolios to present to clients, or to deliver proofs for review.

So, how is this different from say, iTunes, iCloud, Vimeo, DropBox, etc? “


Google, Evil or Not: Your Best Arguments

@ 2:06 PM on February 28, 2014

“”Don’t be evil” has been Google’s unofficial motto for a long time, but in recent years it’s questionable whether they’ve lived up to the slogan. So we asked you what you thought. Here are your best arguments.”


As B2B marketing dollars shift, publishers can fill a void – or get left out in the cold

@ 2:03 PM on February 28, 2014

“The findings are in line with other recent studies. A study by Econsultancy and Adobe found that content marketing was a top priority among 44% of B2B marketers, clearly outdistancing other digital marketing activities. Forrester, in a joint study with the Business Marketing Association, found that that 59% of B2B marketers plan to increase content marketing expenditures in 2014 and that B2B marketers overall expect to spend what analyst Laura Ramos called a “fairly sizable” 12% of budgets on content marketing in the year ahead.


Sci-Fi Tech Throughout Film History: An Illustrated Timeline #infographic

@ 11:29 AM on February 28, 2014

“Which of these fictional gadgets are the most likely to come to fruition? We’ve got our fingers crossed for Star Trek’s transporter (it would sure help with that morning commute).


Google This: What It Means When A Brand Becomes A Verb #TM #IP

@ 9:56 AM on February 28, 2014

“We FaceTime and Skype but we generally don’t Facebook or YouTube. We Google but we don’t Bing (at least not yet). We Rollerblade but we don’t Slinky. In past years, we would Xerox but would never Polaroid. Why are some popular brands or products used as verbs in our everyday conversation and others not?


Legendary type designer dies, all Helvetica breaks loose

@ 12:28 AM on February 28, 2014

Progenitor of the beloved Helvetica font, and thus the culprit responsible for weird iterations of memes – Mike Parker – died last Sunday at the ripe old age of 85. He has been described as “the font god,” which to be fair, is probably an accurate description for the guy who helped bring Helvetica to the world. However, he is also credited with the development of over 1,100 typefaces.


True of False? What do you think? Stick to Thes Font Sizes to Simplfiy Designs

@ 4:58 PM on February 27, 2014

Do yourself a favor, and only use these target pixel sizes: 5, 7, 9, 12, 16, 21, 28, 37, 50, 67, 83. These sizes are based off of the proportion of 3:4, and you can read more on the technical details of arriving at these sizes in How to Establi…


6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Fear Design Outsourcing

@ 4:41 PM on February 27, 2014

“Don’t be evil” has been Google’s unofficial motto for a long time, but in recent years it’s questionable whether they’ve lived up to the slogan. So we asked you what you thought. Here are your best arguments