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New Adobe Study Points Out the Creative Industry’s Diversity Problem

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 10:50 am

Diversity concerns plague the tech world in flavors ranging from sexism to racism to ageism. But in order to understand and address any of it, leaders in the tech community must be willing to take a hard look at the facts rather than repeat…


Los Angeles

Digital Activists: WelkerMedia Is Launching a Free Global Accelerator

By | Jul 19, 2017 at 10:50 am

Independent media network WelkerMedia is launching the world’s first no-equity and not-for-profit acceleration program with a focus on digital activism, social impact and creative projects. How It Works Alumni of the program, which is called WM Labs, will gain access to the media network’s…


How Twine Brings Quality to Its Marketplace of Creative Artists

By | Apr 17, 2017 at 11:20 am

Whether you’re a creative looking for a gig or an employee hoping to hire for one, it can be hard to connect with the job you need. Typical marketplaces, from Craig’s List to Upwork to Fiverr, are swamped with hucksters or low-rent offers. Which…


How We Can Embrace Creativity in the Digital Age

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 8:00 pm

It’s hard work to be a professional creative. Even in a world that’s becoming increasingly dependent on technology and on the technical skills necessary to move it forward, there’s still room for professional creatives in this digital landscape. But just because your job involves…



University of Miami Receives Knight Grant to Create Entrepreneurial Spaces

By | Apr 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm

In his book The Great Good Place, urban sociologist Ray Oldenburg highlights how informal public gathering places are essential to community and public life. He argues that bars, coffee shops and other “third places,” are central to local community vitality. With that concept in mind, the John S….



ThDstrct: A Lesson on Building Community and Keeping it Simple

By | Jan 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm

As our world gets smaller, online communities are becoming more and more ubiquitous.  I’m not talking about huge social networks like Facebook, which target everyone, but more focused communities that target a specific niche.  We just ran a post on Scoutzie a couple of…

Dev & Design

Scott Belsky of Behance on Creatives and Crowdsourcing

By | Nov 3, 2011 at 6:15 pm

If you’re a creative, you’ll want to watch this short video interview with Scott Belsky, founder of Behance, who spoke with Frank Gruber as part of our Delivering Happiness interview series.  Behance is the largest online network of creative professionals in the world.  They…

Startups & Apps


Buy, Sell And Help Support Art With Artsicle

By | Nov 14, 2010 at 12:05 pm

For aspiring photographers there are so many websites where you can create and share your passion, I would have trouble counting them on both hands. Everything from Flickr to SmugMug and many sites in between.  For writers there is a plethora of blogging software…