Tradigital Blender: A CG Animator’s Guide to Applying the Classic Principles of Animation


  CG animation used to be the domain where only the biggest animation studios could make a dent. Over the […]

Real Retouching


  We all know that the magazine cover photographs are heavily retouched and manipulated. However, if done right, such retouching […]

Photoshop 3D for Animators


  Photoshop is one of the most powerful and widely used photo editing tools. It has become a de-facto standard in the world of image editing and altering. Almost every anywhere serious photographer is either using Photoshop or a similar […]

Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius


  Arduino has quickly become the de-facto platform for creating and managing various open-source hobbyist electronic projects. Its relative ease of use, versatility, and the unbeatable price have all made Arduino into the controller of choice for many home-brew electronic […]

Professional Web Video: Plan, Produce, Distribute, Promote, and Monetize Quality Video


  Web has been a revolutionary invention in many respects. One of the more significant online developments in recent years has been the explosion of online videos. Small video clips are as old as the web itself (they are easy […]

Canon PowerShot S410 4MP Digital Elph with 3x Optical Zoom


  My wife had bought this camera for herself when it first came out. Over the years both of us have used it quite a bit, and it has really served its purpose. It is very well built, durable, and […]

Amazon Reviewer Hall of Fame


 Today I noticed an interesting new addition to my name as it appears on Amazon’s customer profile page. Apparently I am now a “Hall of Fame Reviewer.” Until today I had never heard of this Hall of Fame, and a […]

Jeff Bezos and the rise of Amazon


 There is a very nice cover feature story in the latest edition of the Wired magazine. Amazon has been steadily increasing in prominence over its long (ancient in Internet years) existence. It has become one of a handful of prominent […]

Blogging from a Phone


 I just discovered a WordPress app for my iPhone. I’ve never blogged from a smartphone before, so I decided to give it a try. I don’t see myself using this mode of writing all that much, but it’s certainly a […]

Blogging with LaTeX


 As a theoretical physicist I deal with various mathematical equations and formulae on a daily basis. In order to present my work in a digital format I have to resort to various tricks and devices. Fortunately for a few decades […]