I was not an early adopter of social media, being of twice the optimum age. But in the past few months, I’ve become much more involved with it, and I now believe it is going to be central to the growth of my business.
Last Sunday, Amanda won first place in her group at the skating competition in Vacaville! Here’s the video—and below, some notes about copyright and YouTube.
My favorite presentation from Web 2 Expo:
This is a trivia item for those with some curiosity about common legal agreements.
Categories: Riffs and Rants
I’ve had HP printers for a long, long time, since the earliest LaserJets. The latest is an all-in-one printer/fax/copier that we bought a few years ago. It is the last HP machine I will buy until I hear that they have completely revamped their service department.
One of the joys of living in the country is all the wildlife around us. Deer, raccons, possums, skunks, rabbits, and birds. Even the snakes, scorpions, and tarantulas are fascinating, if a little scary. (The rats, mice, voles, and moles that the cats bring in as living toys are less endearing.)
It’s been an embarrassingly long time since I’ve posted here. I have lots of things running around in my head that I want to blog about, but it’s been hard to find the time for it. But I like to write, and I appreciate any readers I may have out there, so I’m resolved to get back to it.
So much animation on the web is gratuitous, underwhelming, and just plain unconvincing in terms of telling a story. Here’s a piece of very simply animation that brilliantly tells a very important story. It’s a great illustration of how simplicity beats visual polish and high production values when you have a great story and a fantastic sense of storytelling.