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Learn how to use Affinity Designer for iPad, fast.

We’ve been hard at work creating a slew of video tutorials to help you get stuck into Affinity Designer for iPad.<p>James and Andy from our docs team …

Graphics

6 Free UX Design Courses From Top Universities Worldwide

To master UX skills requires adequate guidance from industry professionals. Here are 6 UX design courses from top universities, all FREE!<p>This article …

UX Design

Get your work featured in an industry-leading magazine

When it comes to self-promo, being featured in an industry-leading magazine offers a great way to get your work out there and start making a name for …

Graphic Design

Elon Musk drawn into farting unicorn dispute with potter

I realize my farting unicorn is not as serious as whistleblowers. But honestly, it’s all about integrity Tom Edwards<p>Tom Edwards, a Colorado potter, was thrilled when Elon Musk tweeted a photo of one of his original mugs featuring his cartoon drawing of a unicorn farting electricity. The Tesla CEO …

Tesla

Step-by-Step Guide: My Comics Process - Comics for Beginners

This is my next graphic novel project! Filling in the blanks should be no biggie, right? Well, there’s a little more to it than that.<p>I recently …

Graphics

Get 65+ hours of Adobe Creative Cloud training for just $29

In the realm of professional design, Adobe Creative Cloud is more than just the industry standard—it's practically a prerequisite for anyone looking to start a career in a creative field. According to Adobe, over 90% of creative professionals use Photoshop, and its mobile apps have been downloaded …

A critical cartoon of Donald Trump could get you fired in America

See how easily lines blur for folks who crave subservience and worship authority over morality?<p>They got another one of us. A cartoonist. Rob Rogers. He was the 25-year veteran cartoonist and Pulitzer finalist at the <i>Pittsburgh Post-Gazette</i>. He’s excellent. He’s beloved and respected by readers. And …

Donald Trump

Apple’s ‘Behind the Mac’ ads have a double meaning

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

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Musician Wins $260,000 In Lawsuit Against Ex-Girlfriend Who Sabotaged Career

In the spring of 2014, Eric Abramovitz got the opportunity of a lifetime.<p>He just didn't know it.<p>Abramovitz was the victim of a deception that a Canadian judge called "despicable," as he granted Abramovitz $350,000 Canadian dollars (more than $260,000 U.S.) in damages.<p>Abramovitz is a gifted Canadian …

Los Angeles

webcomic Wiki

Webcomic provides a host of features related to creating, managing, and sharing comics on the web – and if you don't know where to start, you've come …

Autodesk SketchBook's 'Pro' features are now free

Autodesk SketchBook is now completely free. Up until this month, certain features—the majority of the app's brush presets, for example—were only …

$5 a year for Photoshop? Yes, as Adobe slashes education pricing

You may think of Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects as expensive professional tools for photographers and video editors, but Adobe Systems wants them to be what your kid sees when flipping open the laptop lid at school.<p>Adobe will offer K-12 schools its full suite of Creative Cloud software …

Microsoft has paid $7M to Minecraft content makers since June

One year ago, Microsoft announced plans to make a business out of Minecraft content, with a Marketplace program that lets creators sell their own maps, mini-games, and aesthetic tweaks. Now, the company tells me it’s paid $7 million to Minecraft creators since the program launched last June. <b>That’s</b> …

Minecraft

How to use Google Duo, the video calling app that's better than Apple's FaceTime and works on any phone

Now, I'm a huge fan of the Pixel 2. It's my favorite Android phone on the market, and I'm considering making the switch once I pay off my iPhone 6s.<p>My problem was that my sister lives nearly 400 miles away from me, and she has two young kids. By switching to an Android phone, she seemingly …

Meet The Startup Making It Easy To Build Apps

Twenty years ago, the idea of building a software business cheaply was almost unheard of. With the rise of platforms like Squarespace and WordPress, starting an internet company has become both accessible and affordable. Today, in a matter of minutes, you can create and host your first website. …

Startups

16 Daily Habits That Will Instantly Make You a Happier Person | Inc.com

Motivation is what gets you started, good habits keep you going<p>If you want to improve your life, and you want to improve it right now!<p>You have to to be to develop good habits.<p>These good habits need to be positive, accumulative and directive.<p>Change rarely comes without extensive effort over time, …

Self-improvement

Apple is now replacing batteries for cheaper MacBook Pro laptops

Apple is replacing batteries on a number of MacBook Pro laptops.<p>As first spotted by MacRumors, Apple said on Friday that certain 13-inch MacBook Pro laptops without the Touch Bar, made between October 2016 and 2017, have a component that could cause the computer's built-in battery to swell.<p>Apple …

20 Convention Tips from Matt Hawkins

• If you aren’t good at talking to people, you’ll need to bring someone that is<br>• Best opening is “hello” or “would you like a free ______”<br>• Best sales are …

Introducing the April Release of Capture CC

Access your Lightroom photos<p>In addition to Adobe Stock, your camera roll, and Creative Cloud files, now you can access all your amazing photos from …

The 12-Word Business Plan

Have you ever struggled to illustrate or articulate how your business or idea creates value?<br>This 12-word framework is the simplest way to do it.Take …

Microsoft Mixer streams now support Lightstream Studio effects

Microsoft's Twitch competitor Mixer makes livestreaming pretty straightforward thanks to a broadcast feature built directly into Xbox One and Windows 10. However, if you want to make your streams looks a bit more polished with effects and overlays, things can get complicated. Today, the company is …

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

5 Ways to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

Changing the color of an object using Photoshop is a typical use case for the software, and there are many ways to do it. This 20-minute video from …

Tutorials

22 free ebooks for designers and artists

There's always been a healthy market for commercial graphic design books, illustration books and student books written by experts, and this isn't …

Glitch launches its 'YouTube for app creators'

Fog Creek Software (led by well-known entrepreneur Anil Dash) has spent about a year testing Glitch, a sort of YouTube for app creators where people can create, modify and host code in an easy to use, collaborative environment. And now, it's ready for public consumption: Glitch has dropped the beta …

Apps

Great Collection of Best Free Mockups From The Web

Mockups

How To Get More Clients

I get tired of fielding questions around how to get more clients, so I’ve decided to write an article on things you need to do right now before going …

Santa Monica

When Is It OK to Not Pay an Intern? — ProPublica

<b>June 20:</b> This post has been clarified.<p>This week, a federal judge ruled that Fox Searchlight violated minimum wage laws for not paying two production …

Employment