The Was

The Was

August 1, 2016

Like 80s tropes like skateboarding and running from the cops? Then you’ll surely enjoy this wonderfully unusual video mashup.

It’s Worse Than I Realized

It’s Worse Than I Realized

July 11, 2016

Last week I reported that Evernote had removed its key competitive feature from free users. What I didn’t recognize at the time were the market conditions forcing Evernote to raises prices. The combined “valuation” of total US unicorns is $486 billion. Their combined profit? $0. Unicorns Dropping Like Flies: First Dropbox; Then Square; Now Fidelity … Read More

Evernote Cuts the Only Killer Feature It Had Left

Evernote Cuts the Only Killer Feature It Had Left

June 29, 2016

Evernote emailed me today to let me know that they are going to limit free accounts to only 2 devices. This is a real bummer as I’ve been an Evernote fan for a very long time. In the last few years, several strong competitors have emerged, not least of which is the free iOS Notes … Read More

Are Pay-to-Play Voiceover Sites a Ripoff?

Are Pay-to-Play Voiceover Sites a Ripoff?

May 20, 2016

Imagine trying to get a job at Dave & Buster’s and being told you have to pay a $500 application fee. And if you’re lucky enough to get the job, management will keep an undisclosed portion of gratuities paid by customers. That’s the life of an online voiceover artist.

Terrence Malik

May 27, 2015

http://devour.com/video/the-art-of-voiceover/

Idea Machine

Idea Machine

April 15, 2015

Can you generate 10 ideas per day for six months?

Tell Me Your Story

April 13, 2015

Paul Gates taught a powerful message at Coast Hills Community Church this weekend. I recommend the whole video, but I particularly liked his advice to get people to tell you their story. It’s so much more powerful than the normal small talk we make with people. http://www.coasthillschurch.org/602286.ihtml?id=602286&series=232&teaching=806&media=video

The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market

The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market

February 23, 2015

Well, there are two types of careers. You can either learn something and then go do it. Or you can learn something and then go do something else. David Nordfors, The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market

Jump In

Jump In

February 7, 2015

User testing can be a lot like a cold pool on a hot day. You can agonize about getting in – making excuses and putting it off for fear of the bracing cold. But once you get into it, it’s so refreshing.

The Thing from the Future

The Thing from the Future

January 30, 2015

The Thing From the Future looks like a fun game for imagining cool scenarios for the future.