Loom & Github is a Powerful Combo

Disclosure: I don’t work for Loom, I know no-one there (say Hi!), these are referral links that I won’t make money off. Loom is a web extension that simply lets you record a video in a browser that you can easily share anywhere, embed directly in other services, edit details of, label, make private or public, watch back at faster …

AWS – Encrypt Existing RDS PostgreSQL Database

If you have a postgresql database in AWS’s RDS and need to encrypt it but don’t want to recreate it and import it, this is for you (and previously me). BE AWARE this method requires likely a ~1h window of data to be rolled over after – OR take your service offline during the process – if you can do …

First Impressions of iOS Development & Swift

For the past 8 months my trusty Galaxy Nexus has had terrible trouble with the microphone and dropping calls. This wouldn’t be much of a problem in normal use – mostly texting and checking email – but while talking to investors, mentors, & preforming other business related activities it is extremely embarrassing & unprofessional. Normally I would just go get the …

Workflow Tip: Files, Hotkeys & Rendering

One of my main goals for this class was to increase my workflow speed when producing video images. I typically try to avoid working with video as much as possible, due to the time consuming nature of the media. It literally takes at least as long as the piece to even review your work. In my primary field of graphic …

Tethering a DSLR

For a video project it came up that recording with my own Canon T3i might be a better idea then having to rely on the schools equipment to be both available and working correctly. For most cases this would be fine and in the past a proved to be necessary to use your own equipment, even if available, there is …