Tag: News

Opinion: Apple Hasn’t Lost Its Way, But It Has Changed Its Direction

I’m seeing a lot of the usual “doom and gloom” articles that follow an Apple product release. We saw it after the original Apple Watch announcement. We saw it after the recent iPhone 7/7 Plus announcement(s). And now, maybe more than ever, we’re seeing it after the latest MacBook Pro announcement. What people don’t seem

The Future of Brainiak.FM

As many of you know, I began podcasting A LOT in 2015. In fact, I even started up my own little podcast network called Brainiak FM. Originally the plan for Brainiak FM was to create a space for me and my friends to talk about the work and play topics that we’re passionate about. I

Photoshop CC 2015 Review

This week Adobe officially unveiled the latest version of Photoshop and the rest of their Creative Cloud applications. Now that I’ve had a few days to digest all of the new features and explore them in-depth, I thought I’d give you my full review here on my blog. This release of Photoshop seems to be

Why You Should Care About Net Neutrality

Today was a big day for the issue known as “Net Neutrality”. President Obama started off by endorsing it, and outlining a plan on how to keep the internet free and open.   Shortly thereafter, Texas Senator Ted Cruz decided he’d issue a rebuttal via Twitter: Senator Cruz is (obviously) uneducated on the subject, and

Adobe Announces Photoshop Photography Program

During today’s Photoshop World Keynote, Adobe unveiled plans for a new subscription to its Creative Cloud model called the Photoshop Photography Program. If you’ll recall back in May when Adobe announced Creative Cloud, there was a resounding cry from the photography community that Adobe had abandoned them. With that in mind, Adobe countered with this

Adobe Announces Illustrator CC – Here are My Favorite New Features

I’m currently in Los Angeles attending Adobe MAX, and Adobe has officially announced the “CC” line of apps. You can read all about that here. During the announcement today they showed off Adobe Illustrator CC (one of my favorite Adobe apps) and showed off some of the new features. I’ve already recorded a course on

My Thoughts On Adobe Killing Touch Apps

Recently it was announced that Adobe would no longer be updating several of their touch-enabled applications which were a big part (from a marketing perspective) of their Creative Cloud launch last year. The apps that will be getting the axe are Adobe Debut, Adobe Collage, Adobe Proto, and the Android versions of Adobe Ideas and Adobe Kuler.

I’m Speaking at D2WC 2012

Conference season is once again upon us, and this year I’ve got a few different places on my schedule. However, no place is as special as the Designer Developer Workflow Conference (D2WC) in Kansas City, Mo. D2W is my favorite conference because it brings together all of my favorite people and favorite topics. For those

I’m Officially Joining lynda.com

I’ve been teasing for weeks now that I have a big announcement coming… Well, today is the day folks! Beginning February 6th, I will be officially joining the lynda.com team as a Staff Author. If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know that I’ve been doing this training thing for quite some

Where I’m Going, Where I’ve Been, Etc.

As many of you know, this year has been a year of change for me… I’ve lost over 200lbs, I got married to the most awesome woman on the planet, and I took a new job in Oklahoma City. Well, the winds of change continue to blow in my life as I find myself once