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New Software Spotlight: Adobe Elements 14 with Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements

Adobe Photoshop Elements 14

Useful new features mark these upgrades to Adobe's consumer-level versions of Photoshop and Premiere. Read More »

Language Matters in Life and Business: Disrupting the Climate Change “Brand”


Some scientists have been pushing to replace the phrase "climate change" with a more effective term. Read More »

Interdrone: Fifteen Resources to Get You up in the Air with Your Own Drone


Want to become a drone expert? Here are some resources, provided at Interdrone, to get you started! Read More »

Software Review – Corel ParticleShop

Corel ParticleShop

Use Painter-based Particle Brushes in Adobe Photoshop CC or Lightroom to create amazing painterly effects from within those applications. Read More »

Interdrone: Drone Law – Intended and Unintended Circumstances

drone law

John Abbey, a leader in technology and practices for law enforcement, exposed the crazy quilt of laws that make progress with drone technology difficult if not impossible. Read More »

Interdrone: Smile for the Drone – Trends in Aerial Cinematography

norma desmond drone

In Sunset Boulevard, Gloria Swanson’s character Norma Desmond says, “Just us, the cameras, and those wonderful people out there in the dark!... All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.” Now, there is one more element to that mix: drones. And that close-up can pull back, rise up into the air, and in one continuous shot show you all of Beverly Hills as if you're looking down from heaven. Drones' potential has not been lost on Hollywood. Read More »

Interdrone: Drones Saving Lives in Firefighting and Search and Rescue


When time is of the essence and lives are at stake, drones can make all the difference. This was the conclusion of men who have made a commitment to save the lives of others. They sat down at Interdrone, the International Drone Conference in Las Vegas, Sep-9-11, to share rescue techniques. The panel, “Saving Lives: Firefighting and Search and Rescue Tactics” was led by custom drone builder Kerry Garrison. Read More »

Interdrone: Drones and Dronalism, Coming Soon to a TV Station Near You

hong long

Dronalism – the use of drones to provide TV news footage – will be coming soon to a station near you. Or maybe not. TV journalists, like many early adopters of drone technology, face resistance from a variety of sources. Read More »

Interdrone: Passion, Problems and Potential of Drone Technology


On its first day, Interdrone, the International Drone Conference in Las Vegas, Sep-9-11, displayed the passion, problems and potential of this new technology and movement. Read More »

Could Cameras in Operating Rooms Reduce the Number of Surgical Errors?

black box surgery

As long as the data is recorded and shared very carefully, video in surgery could help doctors fight malpractice lawsuits even as it improves patients’ odds. Read More »