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Filter your Facebook news feed

Filter your Facebook news feed
Sometimes, we want to maintain a Facebook friendship (possibly for business or special interest groups), but we really don't want to see their updates. Here's a quick tip to reduce time and updates from people whom you really don't care much about.

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Designing a Facebook Cover Photo

Designing a Facebook Cover Photo
At some point, most of those of us on Facebook will need to design a cover photo. You could simply choose a photo and slap it in, but some have chosen a more creative path. Here's three interesting samples. You may not need to have such a creative design for your company or church, but you will want to avoid…

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Understanding the three main airline alliances

Airline alliances are formed by several airlines to synergise and provide a better network of connectivity to travellers. The three main alliances that will be detailed in this post represent the largest ones in the world (which are pretty much all that matter). They are, in no particular order, Star Alliance, SkyTeam and Oneworld. While airlines benefit via code-sharing agreements…

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Inspiring creativity in church

Inspiring creativity in church
I've been helping out as a Communications Consultant at DUMC for the last four months and it's been eye-opening to see how much creative opportunity there is. A church can do so much through great design and great copy to get the word out well. However, it is quite a challenge to get volunteers on board to work together for specific design goals. More often than not, a project is farmed off to a volunteer who has design knowledge, they take the brief, go home and work on it... solo! When done, they email the file back, and it gets printed. I can imagine it's not the most exciting of environments to work in. Understanding how the younger generation works, and what makes them excited, I put forward a suggestion to organise a monthly evening for creativity to be unleashed. I want designers, photographers, videographers, brand experts, creative directors, flash animators, writers, etc... to come together and dream. Then, go and unleash their creativity.

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A Mac Finder on Steroids

A Mac Finder on Steroids
Disclosure: While I was given a licence to review TotalFinder, I was already using it for a number of years. I've been a Mac convert for several years now, but some things on Windows were just evidently better. Thankfully, there are some software developers who actively craft applications to help bring some of those features over to the Mac. Here…

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