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I had some thoughts on the creative spirit of people today when I found my cool old CV. I was cleaning out a desk in the office I came across the old memory – My old CV. Now this is a legendary work of art! It’s made of 5mm griptred aluminium, galv steel gate hinges, is wonderfully semicircular and has semi translucent pages. I made this when going for a job as an effects animator many years ago at WetaDigital in Wellington. Got me thinking that I’m hoping we aren’t losing our true creative spirits to the Internet. Read to find out more…

Continue reading about What happened to Jobseekers? Have they lost their creative spirit?

This is a pretty cool app. Kind of freaky to sit there watching people being born and dying… It’s a pretty cool concept and really addictive to watch… I have no idea where the numbers come from, but cool none the less…

Continue reading about Amazing World Clock!

An an ex industry creative, I can totally relate to this video (Referred to me by an employee Sam Law). I spent 15 years of my life catering to the crazy ideas and deadlines of creative clients. This video is absolutely what it was like!

Continue reading about Life as a creative! This is so true!

What about this – I finally got one over on an annoying spammer! I could make a habit of this…

Over the past few months I’ve been getting frustrated with the amount of direct spamming coming through on Skype chat. The latest was a guy in China trying to sell me slabs of marble – ha ha… What a hard sell that must be! Trying to convince people around the world at random to buy slabs of marble which probably weigh a ton and cost fortunes to ship. I mean seriously… what are the odds that a random spam approach will net a person that actually would consider purchasing a slab of marble sight unseen from China! Crazy!

Anyway, for a laugh I told him I wanted to SEE the range and after some haggling I convinced him to send me a sample so I could CONSIDER buying a slab for my kitchen bench…
Find out what happened!

Continue reading about I tricked a Spammer! Now I have a great coffee coaster!

Here’s some interesting stats from a SaaS software company that looks to be doing very well.

Continue reading about Interesting SAAS business stats…