Bill Watterson’s Kenyon College Commencement

Bill Watterson has always been a tremendous source of “warm fuzzies” for us here at BG. His philosophy and values are an inspiration and there isn’t a day that goes by where we don’t think of our old friends Calvin and Hobbes

Because of this, and our looming networking event coming up this April, we thought that re-posting Bill Watterson’s Kenyon College Commencement from May 20, 1990 was in order. It is our sincerest wish... Read more »


How to Save Money During the Early Days of a Startup

Mint.com has a decent writeup on avoiding some common pratfalls while starting up your new business.

FTA: “There’s a lot of commentary on how to start a business, how to court investors, and how to sell a business. One theme that consistently falls through the cracks, however, is what it takes to, and what it is like to start up and run your own company on the ground level.”

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16 Useful Web Apps You Need to Bookmark

This original article from Maximum PC covered 30 apps that were essential. We currently use 10 of their suggestions so we thought about cutting down their list from 30 suggestions over six pages* into a condensed 16 item list:

ScreenToaster
Allows you to capture a video of what you are doing on your computer. Use it to make tutorials, make instructional videos, or just to build presentations and video podcasts.

OpenTable
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33 Best Typography Effect Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop’s text and layer tools can be used to create some really awesome Typography’s. We’ve put together a list of 33 of the best Typography tutorials we could find to help you stay up to date on the latest trends and techniques. You’ll find some really cool grunge and glass styles, learn how some of the best designers create their unique effects.

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A-Z List Of Typographers

Some play by the rules, while others systematically dispose of them. The more obscure the artist, the rarer professional web sites became. But as we all know, a web site does not a typographer make and, filtered through the glorious blogosphere, the cream eventually rose to the top.

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