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Live Twitterview with Erik Spiekermann

Laura Ross

Join acclaimed type designer Erik Spiekermann for a fascinating Twitterview about the brand new third edition of THE guide to typography, Stop Stealing Sheep & find out how type works, currently celebrating 20 years as one of the world's best-selling books on designing with type.

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By Laura RossCommentsJanuary 9, 2014
Topics: Typography, Design

Rise of the DEO Twitterview Transcript

Laura Ross

On October 1, @Peachpit sat down with the @RiseoftheDEO authors for an inspirational Twitterview about their new book. Relive the fun with this transcript of the event.

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By Laura RossCommentsOctober 1, 2013
Topics: Design

Live Twitterview with Rise of the DEO authors

Laura Ross

Join Facebook Director of Design Maria Giudice and Startup mentor Christopher Ireland for a fascinating Twitterview about their new book, Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design. A “DEO,” short for Design Executive Officer and a play on “CEO,” is a hybrid of strategic business executive and creative problem-solver. DEOs are able to lead with a mix of imagination and metrics.


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By Laura RossCommentsSeptember 17, 2013
Topics: Design

Interview with Featured Flickr Photographer Sandra Tinari

Sara Jane Todd

Every month in our Photography newsletter, we feature the work of a new photographer who has contributed to our Photography Newsletter Flickr group. This month, we chose the photo “Sunset Paddle” by UK-based photographer Sandra Tinari.

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Photographer John Batdorff Answers Your Questions about the Nik Collection

Sara Jane Todd

During John Batdorff’s presentation on a recent Peachpit Photo Club, many of you had loads of questions about the Nik Collection by Google.

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Interview with Featured Flickr Photographer Tony D. Locke

Sara Jane Todd

Every month in our Photography newsletter, we feature the work of a new photographer who has contributed to our Photography Newsletter Flickr group. This month, we chose the photo “Daffodils in the Morning Fog” by Pacific NW-based photographer Tony D. Locke, MM.

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User Group of the Month: AllCreative NY

Laura Ross

Each month we will select one User Group that has been exceptional in their communication with meeting updates, giveaway requests and book reviews and ask them to share some insights and tips with us. This week, we turn the spotlight on AllCreative NY as our UG of the Month! 

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By Laura RossCommentsApril 22, 2013
Topics: Digital Audio, Video

Live Twitterview with Stacy Pearsall

Laura Ross

Join combat photojournalist Stacy Pearsall for a fascinating Twitterview about the techniques, guidance, and inspiration needed to succeed in the field of photojournalism.

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By Laura RossCommentsMarch 19, 2013
Topics: Digital Photography

User Group of the Month Q&A: New York InDesign User Group

Laura Ross

Each month we will select one User Group that has been exceptional in their communication with meeting updates, giveaway requests and book reviews and ask them to share some insights and tips with us. This week, we turn the spotlight on New York InDesign User Group as our UG of the Month!

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By Laura RossCommentsFebruary 19, 2013
Topics: Design, Adobe InDesign

User Group of the Month Q&A: Digital Media Artists Los Angeles

Laura Ross

Each month we will select one User Group that has been exceptional in their communication with meeting updates, giveaway requests and book reviews and ask them to share some insights and tips with us. This week, we turn the spotlight on Digital Media Artists Los Angeles as our UG of the Month!

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By Laura RossCommentsJanuary 16, 2013
Topics: Digital Audio, Video

Using Dropbox to Track a Stolen Mac

Ben Waldie

My sister is currently living overseas.  Last month, her Mac was stolen.  Unfortunately, she didn't have Find My Mac enabled, as she was running an older version of OS X, which didn't support it. The police did manage to recover the Mac after a few days, but this situation got me thinking... how could you track down a stolen Mac without Find My Mac enabled?  Certainly, there are commercial third-party apps that could help.  But, what about something a typical Mac user might have installed?  What about Dropbox?

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By Ben WaldieCommentsSeptember 10, 2012
Topics: Apple, Operating Systems

iOS Productivity: Printing from Your iPhone or iPad via Your Mac

Ben Waldie

AirPrint was introduced with iOS 4.2, and lets you to print right from your iOS device.  Now you can be super productive, right?  Only if you have an AirPrint enabled printer at your disposal.  Although there are hundreds of printers available that support AirPrint these days, what if you're like me, and have older printers that iOS doesn't recognize?  Your Mac can help.

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