June 2015

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Apple Music Is For People With No Clue What To Stream

Cat Djs You’re no DJ. That’s the biggest problem with streaming services. A search box connected to the history of recorded music can be discouraging. You constantly have to know what to play next. That’s why Apple was so smart to make Apple Music all about telling you what to play next. Apple is the king of making complicated technology accessible to the masses. It turned clunky… Read More

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Pinterest Has Started Rolling Out Buyable Pins On The iPhone And iPad

blog-buyit-hero_5 pinterest buyable pins Pinterest is starting to roll out a buy button on its pins today in the iPhone and iPad apps, the company said. Buyable Pins let some retailers who are partners with Pinterest and retailers use Shopify and Demandware. The company unveiled Buyable Pins earlier this month, and said at the time that they would be rolling out later in June. The tool lets retailers add a buy button to pins that… Read More

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Gumroad – Texturing A Robot Hand by Neil Blevins

Are you a 3d Concept Artist who uses Keyshot but wishes its materials were more flexible and it had better painting capabilities? Are you a Texture Artist who works on the final asset, but are tired of waiting for a complex robot with thousands of parts to be UVd? Well this video tutorial shows off […]


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Rendering Package 1 – Cthulhu, Biomech, Kaiju Larva

Software: Keyshot and Photoshop – Format: mp4 – Project files: included 5.5 hours of Keyshot and Photoshop tutorials covering materials, lighting, cameras, HDRI editing in Keyshot and several techniques such as photo manipulation and color correction to create the final image in Photoshop. This package contains all videos and assets from 3 rendering tutorials. You’ll […]

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Cluster 2.0 released

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Cluster is an After Effects’ script designed for motion graphics work that allows to connect objects in a couple of clicks. All connections are parametric so you can change them in real-time. The script includes 3 basic connections: linear, parent and recursion. More complex patterns can be cr…

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PayPal explains when it will hit you with robocalls

When PayPal updated its user agreement with language suggesting that it had broad powers to make automated calls (aka robocalls) and texts, customers were understandably nervous. Was the company going to spam you until you bought more stuff using its…

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Medium ditches passwords for single-use email links

Passwords are, by many accounts, quickly going the way of the dodo. And while many sites now allow users to log in via social media, they’re not always a viable option. That’s why (as an alternative to logging in via Facebook or Twitter) blog-publish…

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Understanding The Aftermath Of SpaceX’s Failed Falcon Launch

 While there were no humans on board and no accidents on the ground, the lost cargo contained over 4,000 pounds of food, water, and science experiments for the crew on station. William Gerstenmaier, NASA associate administrator for human exploration and operations, stated that the ISS crew will be fine and has sufficient supplies for the […]

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Was this African-themed runway the Rachel Dolezal of fashion shows?

Was there black cultural appropriation occurring on the runways of Paris this past week? The Internet certainly thought so In Junya Watanabe’s spring/summer 2016 show, the Japanese designer, who also creates collections for Comme des Garçons, sent a slew of models down the runway at an African-themed show. See also: Met Gala 2015: There is […]