The only thing worse than a blog post cobbled together out of all sorts of short things you don’t really feel like fashioning into a full blog post is a post explaining why you’ve been too busy to post lately. So here is the second-worst blog post I will ever write. Although, to be fair, there is a lot of free stuff in this one:
Were you lucky enough to get a new video camera or smartphone for Christmas? Are you itching to get out there and give them a go?
Luckily for you, How to Shoot Video that Doesn’t Suck is now an audio book. Load it onto your smartphone and you can listen while you shoot video. How cool is that? Distracting, yes, but also cool.
It turns out the most interesting part of narrating your own audio book is that one forgets what one has written, and then is pleasantly surprised when it turns out there’s some good advice in there. … Read the rest
One of the great frustrations of the digital age is the death of bookstore browsing.
Not that it’s actually dead, since there are still bookstores. But browsing has become much more difficult. You have to put on clothes, for example, and shut off your big screen and go outside in the really bright light (I think it’s called “the sun”), and possibly have to travel some distance from the bedroom. And what if someone tried to talk to you while you’re at the store– you know, instead of texting you? Pretty scary.
People of the modern age, I’ve got you … Read the rest