I love the part where they talk about ideas never standing alone and how they come from a combination of things that has existed before. What it makes me want to do is say “HA! In your FACE, [friend’s name who I won’t mention]!!”
Yea so I’ve kinda fallen behind on the tumblr posts. This past weekend was spent cleaning, interviewing, applying for jobs, reinstalling everything after updating to leopard finally and yet again revising the portfolio. Seems like I’m always working on it, but I guess that’s as how it should be. :p Oh yea, and homework. Ah, it’s nice to be busy again but it’s not so nice not to be paid for it. Le sigh.
I’ve been officially unemployed for the past 5 weeks. And in those 5 weeks I’ve sent out approximately 40 resumes through craigslist. In return I’ve gotten 1 reply turning me down, 1 interview because I followed-up, and 4 leads through network contacts. In order to get an edge, I’ve started taking classes again at city college because let’s face it, it’s shit hard being a graphic designer in this city…in this economy. And surprisingly, from my experience in class today, sounds like a lot of people are thinking the same thing. It was the rule rather than the exception this morning when we went through classroom introductions and 90% of the class was currently unemployed with a graphic design background, artist or other, looking to expand their skillset. And in my evening class half the people already had degrees, some with Masters even. Wow. So we must have it bad right?
Well apparently not! Imagine my surprise when a fellow tumblr posted SF as one of the top 15 cities to find work in. And although we have 3 unemployed for every one job post, Chicago has 7 for every job post and poor detroit had 18. So I guess it’s bad for everyone, eh? God save us all.
I’m not sure if anyone has been bothered by this or if anyone has even noticed but I finally took the trouble to investigate whether the spelling of Noone has been right. Looks like it hasn’t been. Somewhere in my mind I remember questioning it but rationalizing that it could be spelled either way and maybe that both were used interchangeably. So I went to dictionary.com and it did turn up but was spelled either as no one or no-one. I personally like the way Noone looks but it’s not word. So name change it is.
Too many videos! I’m trying to stagger my posts as well as not spam.
Has anyone else noticed they changed the image insert options? It used to be you could specify how far up and right you could move the image and now it’s gone. Now why would you go and do something like make it less functional?