Announcing the Publication of Web Writing Style Guide Version 1.0 | Writing Spaces

A collaborative, open-source writing guide. The writing sprint is over, and Web Writing Style Guide Version 1.0 is now available. While written for undergraduate writing students, Web Writing Style Guide could be useful to anyone wanting to learn how to write for the web. Topics in this lengthy guide include–but are not limited to– strategies for effective blogging, tweeting, and wiki writing an overview of visual design and photo manipulation…

Blender 2.58 Released

After finishing my work for the school year, I have been spending lots of my free time developing my 3D design skills with Blender 3D. The Blender Foundation and online developer community is proud to present Blender 2.58. This is the second stable release of the Blender 2.5 series, representing the culmination of many years of redesign, development and stabilizing work.  We name this version “Stable” not only because it’s…

paidContent – Mobile

It must have sounded like a great idea to someone at News Corp (NSDQ: NWS) at the time: “Hey, I know how we can sell more subscriptions through the New York Post iPad App! Let’s block access through iPad Safari and make them go to the app instead.” What they should have heard: “Hey, let’s make our editorial content as inaccessible and irrelevant as possible and send iPad users to…

Facebook PR: Tonight We Dine In Hell!

The fact of the matter is that the entire PR industry is like a weed growing out of control. Current estimates have PR people now outnumbering journalists 3 to 1. Think about that for a second. And one of the industries in which this infectious growth is most apparent is the tech industry, where it’s boom time. My email inbox is a testament to this. As is my voicemail inbox. I’d…