After years of conducting design services and creative consulting under various DBAs, I finally made things a bit more official with the creation of Apostrophe Industries, LLC in January. There’s an excitement that comes with starting something anew — all potential futures intact. My brain is already firing on all cylinders with ideas regarding the
For what seems like eons, I’ve wanted to put together a cycling jersey for the South By Southwest staff to better represent at charity rides and races.
Frankly, I’m not sure the world needs another music blog. Despite these very valid concerns, Adrienne and I have embarked on a little project to document another era: “We melted down a vintage Fender Jazzmaster (Lake Placid Blue of course), a Yamaha FX500 effects processor, a box of cassette tapes circa 1991, an unknown number
You have to understand, most of these people are not ready to be unplugged. And many of them are so inured, so hopelessly dependent on the system, that they will fight to protect it.” Morpheus, The Matrix I’ve thought long and hard about this one, but today I deactivated my Facebook account.
Call it “2.0” or whatever buzzword of your choosing, but I’m excited to reveal that we recently launched a new site design for rockthatfont.com. We’ve implemented Typekit and a highly-customized premium WordPress theme from Shaken & Stirred. We hope this design will allow you to more easily deep-dive into our archived content and enjoy the
Just a little video archive of my recent 20-minute presentation at the Futur en Seine conference in Paris, now with 73% more jet lag: Shawn O’Keefe – Le Futur de la création by Futur_en_Seine
I’m always surprised when folks inquire about whether or not to integrate social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook into their website. Many still express a concern for control, not realizing that their community likely shapes their brand more than they do. And for 9 out of 10 of these concerned clients, these online
a quick thanks to everyone who came out this evening for my little presentation on sxsw interactive at the austin forum. i was honored to pinch hit for hugh. note to self: i have been informed that pie charts are no longer cool. or at least, not good data visualization… to which i must wholeheartedly
“jack of all trades, master of none… though often better than a master of one.” – adam savage, mythbusters[*] there’s a lot of talk these days about whether twitter and other micro-blogging services have killed blogs. while i tend to agree this is very much exaggerated, my own online publishing behaviors have suggested otherwise. (allow
recently one of my close friends decided to play a little practical joke on me by creating a fake myspace page — complete with a ridiculous soundtrack, numerous porn stars as my closest friends and a proclamation of my bisexuality. oddly enough, details such as these didn’t tip off the vast majority of my friends