March of the Robots — A drawing challenge journey
Looking back over a 31 day drawing challenge based on a habitual need to draw mechanical, robotic scribbles.
Goodbye, Farewell and Amen, Creative Kick
A simple but effective idea that in this world of social media and isolation, they could foster an environment for collaboration.
Nova Scotia’s creative industry. Is it worth staying?
A 2022 revisit into my advice for up-and-coming creatives who are thinking of pursuing a career in Nova Scotia.
Tiny billboards — The lost medium of matchbook covers
Long before social media, the matchbook was frequently an effective choice for small business advertising alongside the newspaper, and the radio spot. Once found everywhere, now a rare and precious find
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Tablet
How has the iPad changed my working environment? For me personally, the impact has been tremendous on several fronts.
Future Fear
The thought of giving up even more of our personal lives to a company scares the hell out of me. It’s a culture change I am not ready for. Trust issues. In this case, I don’t trust Facebook.
NSCAD needs Nova Scotia
If we avoid this acquisition now, another one will be looming in the next few years unless NSCAD wakes up to its internal issues and makes serious changes.
Google nonplus
Google+. I see it as a massive warehouse party, where millions of people attend but everyone is wearing headphones and singing out loud to themselves, all feel cool for being allowed in to this ‘exclusive’ event yet no one is communicating
It’s all just flash to me
Flash started as an efficient animation tool and has bloated into a platform that does not lend well to mobile devices.