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 Padilla Bay by Washington based photographer Tony D. Locke.
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Last week, Nancy Lin from the radio show Business Reinvention interviewed me and Linda Holliday, founder and CEO of Semi-linear, and I learned about Linda's cool new initiative called Citia, which serves up virtual index-card versions of ebooks. I also had a chance to share what we've been up to at Peachpit and Pearson and how dramatically our business is changing.
A few weeks ago, I moderated a panel of expert
publisher-entrepreneurs in San Francisco on the future of publishing.
Join photographer and author Roberto Valenzuela for a lively Twitterview about how to translate the chaos of the real world into a breathtakingly simple, beautiful photograph by focusing on three key elements – location, poses, and execution.
A handy feature in Mac OS X is the ability to quickly and easily define words. In most applications, just Control+click the desired word, and choose Look Up "TheSelectedWord" from the contextual menu to bring up the system-wide dictionary. Even easier, if you've got a trackpad, just double-tap the word with three fingers to display its definition. Automator lets you get even more creative. You can expand these useful dictionary services with one that will read the definition to you. Here's how you do it...
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 Apple Blossom Time by Colorado-based photographer Gary Jorgensen.
Robin and I never get over the feeling of empowerment that comes with using software programs such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop.
On May 17, author/photographer Michael Clark sat down for a Twitterview with @Peachpit. It was fast. It was furious. It was inspirational and informative. Relive the magic with this transcript.
It's 9AM and your boss is on the phone. She's rattling off important info you need for your 9:30AM conference call. Quick! You need somewhere to take notes. Sure, you could use your email client - Mail and Outlbook both include note features. Or, you could use on of the 50,000 note taking apps you've downloaded. Better yet, why not use that handy Automator Service workflow you created? You know, the one that automatically creates RTF notes into a Quick Notes folder, names them with the current date and time, and opens them in TextEdit so you can quickly begin typing? You recall how easy it was to create. Here's how you did it...
Join author John Welch for a fun and informative Twitterview about iOS device management.
Join photographer and author Michael Clark for a lively Twitterview about his adventures as a professional photographer and his advice for others looking to go pro.
Join authors Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker for a lively Twitterview about interactive project management on May 10.