Layer Comps in Photoshop

30 January 2014

Neven Mrgan just blew my mind: Layer comps is a panel—found in the Window menu—which helps you organize different versions of a designs or different views of it in the same file. If you are a responsible digital citizen at all, you probably have some sort of system for keeping around alternate elements and various […]

Court strikes down FCC’s anti-blocking rules

14 January 2014

Ars Technica: The Federal Communication Commission’s net neutrality rules were partially struck down today by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which said the Commission did not properly justify its anti-discrimination and anti-blocking rules. I have an extreme and intense dislike for the FCC (an unconstitutional entity which has done […]

Zappos says goodbye to bosses

06 January 2014

The Washington Post: The Las Vegas-based retailer is now going even more radical, introducing a new approach to organizing the company. It will eliminate traditional managers, do away with the typical corporate hierarchy and get rid of job titles, at least internally. Sounds like a fantastic idea. I’ve never worked a job with a “manager” […]

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