If you're just out of school or have a few work years behind and need a new gig, the most important thing for you to do is to put a good book together. Here are a few tips that will hopefully help you:
Google just released a service that several other companies were experimenting with in the last years. Similar Images Search helps you find images that are similar, but not necessarily exactly the same. This can be very useful for certain projects and now that Google is behind this technology we have a huge library of images to search from.
To use it simply search for keywords and then click the Similar images link below the thumbnail. You can learn more by watching this goofy video by google:
Time is the most valuable thing in life. Regardless if you're rich or poor, smart or dumb you only have one life. We only have a certain number of days, hours, minutes and seconds to live. We have to make the most of it.
We have to work in order to sustain our livelihood. Part of your work is enjoyable and other parts are repetitive and time wasters. Ideation, sketching, illustration and such tasks are source of joy for me in my work, but certain other tasks like organizing information, technical updates, bugfixing, billing, etc. are boring and I consider them necessary evil.
In order to optimize the day for more fun and play and less slavery one needs to continuously strive to automate and simplify tasks that doesn't bring you joy. This is an overall mindset that brings results over time and makes you eventually much more productive resulting in more free time for yourself.
If you're one of those who enjoy the gMail themes rolled out last November, but were missing the option to create your own theme, you'll be glad to find out that the new option to choose your own colors.
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