My day job is with both Intelligent Assistance, and Lumberjack System. Intelligent Assistance was featured at a recent event on the Focus workflow hosted by Light Iron. The videos have just gone up.
Intelligent Assistance’s involvement starts about 10 minutes into the first workflow video.
And the mention of my Conquering Metadata book is in Part 2 at 3’40”
For several reasons I’ve been thinking about longevity, health and “work”. One take-away from my recent family reunion is that I have a damned good genetic heritage, and with a little care I can reasonably expect to be healthy and productive for at least another 30 years.
When I look back 30 years it’s the beginning of 1985. That’s before digital video; before the Internet; before ATMs; before Amazon; and in Australia you had to get to the bank between 10 am and 3pm Monday to Friday! Most of what I do on a daily basis was simply not possible thirty years ago. The Macintosh was only announced a few months earlier.
The world has changed a lot, and will change even more in the next thirty years. My challenge is how to optimize myself for that period of my life.
Continue reading Here’s to the Next Thirty Years!
Sync-N-Link is a specialized app used on productions that shoot picture and sound on separate devices, with matching time-of-day timecode. What we discovered in talking about it a few night ago, is how Sync-N-Link has been at the forefront of evolving workflows over the roughly six years the two versions have been in release.
Continue reading Sync-N-Link and the Evolution of Workflows
For anyone who hasn’t been hiding under a rock, you might have noticed that Focus released this week, and edited on Final Cut Pro X. For Greg and I it is the final chapter in a story that started with an email and subsequent phone call in December 2012. We worked closely with the editorial team to make our software tools meet their needs. What I didn’t realize until recently is that my little book Conquering the Metadata Foundations of Final Cut Pro X had a role in this story too.
Continue reading Focus: Our Story
In this show we talk about the support that a small boutique facility has both in terms of the features needed, and the ongoing support.
Nobody cares about Terry
As a small independent software developer we don’t have a huge staff. There are exactly two of us: Greg and myself, so if we’re traveling together we have to be able to support customers. That means Internet access and some means of answering the phone. These are not as easy as I’d like when traveling internationally, so I thought I’d share our approach.
Continue reading Managing a Business on the Move