Creative Community Bulletin 12 June 2010 Through 14 July 2010
These are the articles, blogs, and resources I found interesting and worthy of sharing for 12 June 2010 through 14 July 2010:
- Top 20 Features Of Firefox 4 (Beta) That Make It Stand Out –
The beta for Firefox version 4 was recently released and it has already created a buzz on the web. While many of its features will already demonstrated in its nightly builds, the beta more widely showcases these new features.
Release notes for Firefox v4 outline all the features which web developers and ordinary internet users will find helpful. To know what exactly these features are, read on:
- TypeTalk: Glyph Substitution –
Learn how to make the most of this cool automatic feature in OpenType fonts.
- Transformers 3 Chicago Set Video –
Starting this weekend, Transformers 3 production will invade Chicago to being a six week shoot in the city. As prep for that, a location has already been prepped to show off debris and smashed cars from a probable Decepticon attack. I believe the images from the other day are from the same location but where those showed mostly impact craters, these show off the effects of a damaged building on a parking lot.
Thanks to Anne-Marie for the tip
- ‘Star Wars’ creator says laser too much like lightsaber #StarWars –
"Star Wars" creator George Lucas wants to force a laser company to stop making a new, high-powered product he says looks too much like the famous lightsaber from his classic sci-fi series.
- The Ballet Font Project –
Two dancers were outfitted with infrared lights and their movements filmed as they executed the 26 letters of the alphabet. Now you can download the resulting font for free.
- 10 Things Your Grocer Doesn’t Want You to Know | TLC Cooking –
Yep, our grocers have a lot of information to offer. But are they really telling us the whole story? If you want to be a smart shopper, take our list along with you the next time you visit the store. You may be surprised how it alters your shopping experience.
- 50 Creative Custom Pc Case Designs –
Personal Computers have been the most important tool for work for centuries. If you are designer, you cant work work without computer, because of course you you use some of photo editing software. But what exactly comes in your mind when you think about a PC? Almost for all of us, PC's are still that boring and mundane combination of Monitor, CPU and Keyboard. But that doesn't limit our creativity in anyway. We have compiled below some of the most innovative and custom creative PC case designs that takes the same boring concept of PC to the next level of creativity and if you're a designer, creative pc case design will looks better in your office interiors and will add attention of your clients.
- Neat Ice Trays For Summer – Vampire Teeth, Submarines, Diamonds, more –
It's going to be a scorcher this summer, so be sure to get yourself some ice cubes. These unusual ice cube trays from the NeatoShop make for great gifts and ice breakers at BBQ parties:
- Build Your Newspaper Faster Using InDesign & Photoshop workshop by Russell Viers –
Texas Press Association is partnering with Atomic News Tools to offer a one-day workshop, "Build Your Newspaper Faster Using InDesign and Photoshop," on July 16, lead by Russell Viers, International Adobe Cerrusselvierstified Instructor. Viers will demonstrate techniques that can help journalists save time building ads and editorial pages.
The presentation will cover such topics as: processing photos faster for best reproduction, building templates, automating repetitive work, using Word to format copy for InDesign, mastering styles for consistency and quick editing, and tapping into the power of libraries and snippets.
- Daring Fireball: Translation From Apple’s Unique Dialect of PR-Speak to English of the ‘Letter From Apple Regarding iPhone 4’ –
We cannot believe we had to write this fucking letter.
- There Is No God, Essay by Penn Jillette –
Believing there is no God gives me more room for belief in family, people, love, truth, beauty, sex, Jell-O and all the other things I can prove and that make this life the best life I will ever have.
- TypeTalk: Typography for Presentations –
Follow these six simple rules for making presentation slides that will engage an audience, not put them to sleep.
- Burning Freelance Bridges: Watch Your Social Media Venting –
The client in question is savvy about social media and would have undoubtedly seen any comment I made. Even if this person would not have seen any remarks I made online, it still would have hurt me in the end. Negative commentary about clients in a public venue can’t help but cause a freelancer problems down the road.
- In Pictures: Celebrity Twitter Quitters – Forbes.com –
In Pictures: Celebrity Twitter Quitters
- Free Photoshop actions, bokeh-licious backgrounds, right-angled fonts, and a timeline creator.
- Droid X Ad: Hold The Phone Any Way You Like –
And most importantly, it comes with a double antenna design. The kind that allows you to hold the phone any way you like…
- Thriller/Horror Movie Mash-Up Magic! –
- Comic Book Trivia Comes to a Restaurant Near You –
Trendalicious Trivia – The World of Comics
… Meanwhile back at the Buzztime Headquarters…
The World of Comics takes over Trendalicious Trivia! Rendezvous every Friday in July at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT at your favorite Buzztime location. We even have a special bonus game on Saturday July 24th to celebrate Comic-Con!
- live action role playing pdx – Google Search –