Destination PlayStation

Here we are at the 11th annual Destination PlayStation event, hosted by Sony Computer Entertainment America.

We are in the picturesque Sonoran Desert but it is a bit colder than you would expect. I’m not complaining as this desert could do with some rain and, plus, it makes walking the floor at the expo a little less muggy.

We are here for a week’s worth of meetings and planning for the next phase... Read more »

Proud sponsors of the ++Good Games podcast

This month Bauer Graphics has made an investment in the future of video games by sponsoring the ++Good Games podcast on iTunes, podOmatic and Mevio.

Over the course of 2010-2011 the team at ++Good has talked with developers and individuals that are actively pushing the craft of video games forward including Tim Schafer and Lee Petty of Double Fine Studios, Localization Specialist Thomas Lipschultz from XSeed Games as... Read more »

Lego Antikythera Mechanism

This ancient machine was discovered by divers in 1908 off the coast of Antikythera. Coverd in corrosion the purpose of the device remained a mystery for almost 100 years. Through the use of X-Rays and CAT scans scientists were able learn that the device was an extremely accurate computer used by the Greeks to predict eclipses and other celestial events.

It is an analog computer with over 100 gears and 7 differential gearboxes. It... Read more »


After my last post I went to sleep and have just awoke to find it it 30 days later! Thank goodness I awoke moments ago to wish everyone a HAPPY AND JOYOUS NEW YEAR. Let’s storm the beaches of opportunity together in 2011

Get a Good Night’s Sleep – Every Night

I am one of an estimated 75 million people in this country that have problems falling asleep, staying asleep or getting enough sleep. With kids and an older, incontinent dog, I can’t even remember what it feels like to get a good night’s sleep. After searching the internet for the better part of three months it appears that I am not alone in this dilemma.

There have been numerous studies that have shown that getting... Read more »

Absolutely Useful Web Apps For People Who Run Business

This is one of the very best list of its kind where you can find incredibly amazing and Absolutely Useful (Yet Free) Web Apps For Business People.  These would be great enough to bookmark or just for get in your knowledge. I hope everyone of you will like this list. This is absolutely helpful for business owners, entrepreneurs, office workers, managers, designers, web designers, developers etc. Just take a look at them and share your... Read more »

Gender Disparities in the Design Field

Walk into any design classroom, at any college in America, and you’ll see a comfortable mix of male and female students. Turn your attention to the front of the classroom, or down the hall to the faculty and staff offices, and that wonderful gender balance starts to skew. Travel outside the campus, and there’s really no balance at all.

But why? If there are... Read more »

Web Designers vs. Web Developers (Infographic)

Let’s be honest. Being a web developer or a web designer doesn’t exactly give you an edge with the pretty girls (or guys) at your local pickup bar. If you were a part-time firefighter or investment banker, maybe. Nevertheless, the feud continues between web designers and web developers over which profession is the true calling. Like the yin and yang, these two are in constant battle to prove their dominance over the... Read more »

25 Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Abstract Backgrounds

Abstract backgrounds are very common in web design and for other purposes like poster and wallpaper design. Photoshop provides plenty of potential for designing amazing abstract backgrounds, and in this post we’ll showcase 25 tutorials that show how it can be done.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls Illustrations in Photoshop CS5

How to Create Abstract Colorful Background with Bokeh Effect in Photoshop

Blend Tool Backgrounds (video)

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