Welcome Multimedia Design (MEDI 2302) Video Production

(The following blog was created by me as the teacher of a Multi-Media class at Durham College, as a way to get to know my students and share their work with the world.) Please take a moment to introduce yourself and include two references: 1. Include a sample of your favourite work from first year. Read more about Welcome Multimedia Design (MEDI 2302) Video Production[…]

Harold Town Conservation Area on a Mountain Bike

Summer 2015: When I originally wrote this article in 2011 I had to break through a locked gate to bike these rough trails. Flash forward to 2015 and the work Zach Whynen and countless volunteers have done is astonishing. Harold Town is now a premiere mtb system with signage, proper drainage, and a very, very Read more about Harold Town Conservation Area on a Mountain Bike[…]

The Creative Process with Adam Carolla and Kevin Smith

Are you an artist? Actor? A writer? Do you think about the creative process and where creativity comes from? Do you wake up at night afraid of losing that creative spark? Do you think about how to monetize your creativity in a media environment where people consume their media for free? Do you wonder why Read more about The Creative Process with Adam Carolla and Kevin Smith[…]

Alternative to Basecamp

Go ahead. Try it. Do a Google search for ‘Alternative to Basecamp‘ and report back. For about ten years, Basecamp has been a well-loved poster boy app for the Web 2.0 world of project collaboration and project management. What’s maybe not known is the vicious hate for the app from all corners of the blogosphere.  And Read more about Alternative to Basecamp[…]

“Disney Presents: The Animation Studio for Amiga”, or, “Tech Support Before the Internet”

I was reading a Facebook status update from Charles Blaqière about the demise of his Imagine3D for Amiga discs and books. I dealt with a crate of AmigaOS floppies last year and resigned to sending them to landfill. I spared the Amiga200 and A3000 a similar fate, and I have an impressive shelf dedicated to Read more about “Disney Presents: The Animation Studio for Amiga”, or, “Tech Support Before the Internet”[…]