March 22, 2017No Comments

Sample DJ mix: Cerebella mixed in MixMeister Studio

I recently released a new DJ mix, Cerebella. Instead of spending hours doing stand-and-record sessions, I successfully used an old DJ app called MixMeister Studio.

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March 15, 20171 Comment

Cerebella

My first official DJ mix in almost a year, I'm very happy to present Cerebella.

I tried to build around a theme of complex music forms and sounds. It's a bit of deep house, progressive techno, and indie techno in a very geeky, cerebral mix with some Latin flavor. Many of these tracks are brilliant but very difficult to mix and often complex, so they probably didn't show up on many dance floors. That's probably why they are some of my favorites of the past year and I felt they could use some attention and appreciation :)

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February 27, 2017No Comments

Graphic Recording – Live Illustrations for Meetings, Conferences and Workshops

Anna Lena Schiller, 2017

Graphic recording is the rapidly growing practice of visualizing the content of a presentation or meeting by drawing it live with markers and a large sheet of paper. Hand-drawn cartoons and diagrams entertainingly represent key messages, ideas, goals, and results, ensuring high engagement and retention. This book is the first how-to guide for creating graphic recordings and using them to make meetings and workshops more effective.

 

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October 31, 2016No Comments

App Stats gets a Material makeover

I've been digging into my old Android apps, trying to decide if I should reinvest in bringing them back to life. The general atmosphere for independent developers has been quite bearish for a couple of years. But I've seen these downturns transform and lead into new generations of apps & services - that's how we got Facebook and YouTube.

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September 21, 2016No Comments

What is a UX Developer?

With both iOS and Android sporting similar apps and features, it's creative design and clever animations that's driving competition between the platforms. Each platform is constantly updating with powerful tools and components to make up-to-date mobile apps really stand out. With the intense competition in the app stores and waning apathy of users, developing something striking is critical.

It takes an experienced creative developer to handle this challenge, which is a role I've held for the last six years. I'm an Android UX developer.

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September 12, 2016No Comments

How to use Adobe Generator in Photoshop to manage Android image resources

I learned a very cool method over the weekend which should make managing image resources for my Android apps much more streamlined. Adobe Generator adds asset organization into Photoshop layers, dramatically simplifies the process for creating images, and resolves common human errors.

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