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Finding Clients as a Film/Game Composer

Someone on Reddit asked the following question: Is there anywhere that puts composers/musicians in touch with student/indie filmmakers who are looking for scores? I see this and similar questions being asked all the time, either on forums, Reddit, or my inbox.

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Google Inbox, 8 Months Later

Time flies when you’re having fun, even when it comes to email. I wrote about Google Inbox when it was first released, and I’ve been using it on and off ever since. Yesterday, along with the rest of its I/O talking points, Google announced that it was opening Inbox up to everyone.

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The Kindle Finally Gets Typography That Doesn’t Suck →

Better late than never, right? I really like the look of this new Bookerly typeface, and since I don’t have a Kindle Fire this new iOS update is the first I’ve seen of it.

On a standard screen it’s great, but the real challenge is e-ink, so I’ll reserve judgement until I see it on my Paperwhite 2…maybe by the time it releases I’ll have a Voyage to test it on!

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Kindle vs. Kobo: The Future of Reading

Remember reading? Before technology became a prism splitting our mind’s eye into competing beams of attention, we used to feed our imagination with words on a page. It required our full attention, this mind meal, and was tremendously nourishing. It has since become something of an acquired taste. It was called reading.

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Why I Don’t Have a Newsletter

If you’re a blogger, the current wisdom is that not having a newsletter is tantamount to burning money. Newsletter subscribers are apparently “10 to 20 times more valuable” than social media followers in terms of product engagement.

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Sony a6000 Review

The saying goes: don’t judge a book by its cover. I propose a parallel rule for photography: don’t judge a camera by its kit lens. I did, and ended up prematurely dismissing one of the most remarkable cameras to hit the market in the last few years.

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The Future of Medium

It’s hard to believe that a full year has passed since I moved this blog to Ghost. When I did so, I was confronted by the wealth of publishing platforms that vie for a blogger’s attention, and the number of options has only grown since then.

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