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Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's weekly program about consumer technology. Wiltz is an IT expert. Jeremy is a computer repair ace. Jay is the show's host. All three guys love to tinker with the latest tech gadgets. Each episode the guys talk about the last news, issues, and products in consumer technology, and they troubleshoot problems posed by the show's callers. Everyday Tech airs Wednesday mornings at 11e/10c on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's Think Radio network, can be seen on MPB ...
 
Keyframe Interval is a new podcast hosted by Silas Vogt. It's all about the world of livestreaming. New sites get launched, old sites shut down, sites change their rules, big streamers switch their platform, new innovative features get launched, and more. All of the news, tips and tricks and opinion pieces about the world of streaming.
 
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Imagine if you had the chance to work with one of the greatest bands of the modern age. How hard would you work to get there...and what did it take? Bomper Studio’s Emelyn Davies and Josh Hicks challenged their team to learn how to produce high-end character-driven work, and that effort directly led to a contract...with the Foo Fighters.…
 
Chris Schmidt is a really good 3D artist. He was one half of the wacky Greyscalegorilla team back in the early days of the site, and quickly gained a reputation for his MacGyver-like ability to rig things up in the most clever ways imaginable. Some of his tutorials were instant classic, and helped many artists learn their way around Cinema 4D. Now,…
 
Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's show about consumer tech, and your very own personal IT department - all wrapped up into one convenient package. Jeremy will help you fix it, and Wiltz will help you keep it safe...and both can actually do either, so we're in good hands! Today on the show... A USB-C headphone adapter for your phone that costs $200…
 
Even if you don't pay close attention to industry news, you've likely heard of NFTs. Crypto art, led by a growing list of pioneering artists, is revolutionizing not only our industry but art as a whole. However, there have been some valid concerns raised over the viability of the market and the environmental impact of cryptocurrency. That's why we …
 
What do you do when you get a great idea? Not just something you enjoy thinking about, but a brain worm that burrows deep and won't let go. Even when we're confident that we have a handle on something great, the road ahead can be so daunting that we just give up. Today we're joined by Max Keane, creator of the new Netflix animated series Trash Truc…
 
Demo reels aren’t just a reflection of your past—they’re also a signpost to your future. The work you show can directly connect to the jobs you'll land...which adds all sorts of pressure to an already stressful task. We're getting real about reels and talking to Laura Porat, a freelance motion designer with a seriously impressive client list. In th…
 
Learn how to use collision detection and object settling for natural, physics-based simulation of object placement in KeyShot. View the blog post: https://blog.keyshot.com/keyshot-collision-settle Download models: https://cloud.keyshot.com/?query=%246726 More Quick Tips Available Here: https://www.keyshot.com/quick-tips/ See What’s New in KeyShot: …
 
No matter where you are in your career—whether you're just starting out, freelancing like a boss, or running a studio—marketing is a key to your success. It's easy to say, "Have a social media presence," but what does that actually mean? Our dear friends at Motion Hatch have been helping artists and designers find their paths forward, and now they …
 
Katie Menzies and Abel Reverter founded Cabeza Patata in Barcelona, Spain in 2018. There, they consider themselves artists first and motion designers second, with a focus on inclusiveness, positivity, and having a hands-on approach to motion design. Cabeza Patata just opened up their new studio where not only do they work for big clients such as Sp…
 
Let's discuss Section 230 this week! Ye olde Liability Shield Law! Should platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram be held accountable for irresponsible content created by it's independent users? Should they be held liable for damages regarding that content? Is there a difference between being liable and accountable? The recent chan…
 
Learn how to create animations in KeyShot using Keyframe Animations. We’ll explore creating and editing keyframe points, keyframe record mode, and more. View the Blog Post: https://blog.keyshot.com/keyshot-keyframe-animation Learn more about Hide/Show: https://ks.ht/39mbvfX Download the scene: https://www.keyshot.com/scenes/ More Quick Tips Availab…
 
Mike Winkelmann is well known in the digital art world. His work is often provocative, sometimes downright shocking, but always has a style that is uniquely his. Better known as Beeple, Mike has demonstrated an incredible focus on his craft, releasing a brand new piece every day for over 5,000 consecutive days. Now he's revolutionizing the art worl…
 
This week's episode of ET was washed out by the mess in DC. So, we've dug waaaaay back the archives to three months ago for this week's Everyday Tech. On this episode of Everyday Tech, the guys deep dive into the issue of addiction to technology and specifically, social media. The topic was spurned on by the Netflix docu-drama The Social Dilemma. A…
 
Our mission at School of Motion is to break down the barriers to the Motion Design industry so that everyone can share their voice. That is a journey more than a destination, and we have a long way to go. Macaela VanderMost is a titanic talent, but she has faced some—unfortunately—all-too-common barriers to entry along the way. Listen to Macaela Va…
 
Jay and Wiltz take a call from a listener who's gotten the impression that if she doesn't convert to TV streaming, her favorite shows are going away. The guys point out that box-top cable is going nowhere, and that actually, as the cost of streaming soars, box-top cable companies (who also offer streaming and on-demand options) continue to add valu…
 
Jay and Wiltz discuss the growing concern over the breach of Microsoft's Solarwinds. Also callers have questions about how to DVR over-the-air television, how to share a large video file with others without breaking it up into multiple files, how do you shift all your info between phones, and what are the songs you hear played during Everyday Tech …
 
Google recently had several of its services temporarily knocked down. How susceptible are tech giants to the whims of general public? Or is the general public even who they should be worried about at all? Plenty to think about, including a tip o' the cap to Edward Snowden, in this week's Tech Byte! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out info…
 
2020 was...well, it was certainly a year. Not just for the MoGraph industry and for School of Motion, but for everyone. We know you don't need a recap of all the challenges and craziness that made this year what it was. Instead, we want to focus on the positive. While 2020 certainly presented a difficult road, we have seen our community emerge stro…
 
This week the guys talk about broadband reaching certain rural parts of central Mississippi, a 6-year-old kid running up a $16,000 bill playing games on mom's iPad, how to protect yourself from impending future Google outages, and the wobbly liftoff of the highly-touted Cyberpunk 2077! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
When we talk about motion graphics, we refer to motion and design. Our guest today, Cartoon Saloon, takes that approach to the next level with their animated feature films. From Secret of Kells to Song of the Sea to their new film, Wolfwalkers, their unique style stands out even in an incredibly saturated market. Join directors Tomm Moore and Ross …
 
What is the future of advertising agencies? As the world modernizes and the old methods give way to native, targeted, and subversive advertising, how is a studio meant to keep up? Strange as it may seem, the issues facing independent ad agencies are very similar to the evolution of the motion design industry. We're chatting with Creative Director R…
 
We've mentioned it a few times, but one of the most important steps in any project is the storyboard, and specialized artists work tirelessly to bring the story to life. Alex Quintas' career path took a few turns before she wound up creating artwork for some of the biggest animated shows on TV and streaming today, from BoJack Horseman to Paradise P…
 
Animated movies are a part of the fabric of our creative culture, and as motion designers, we share the same principles and design foundations. Our guest today helped shape the animation industry, creating iconic characters and unique worlds. He is an Academy Award-winning director, and he just released an amazing new animated movie on Netflix, Ove…
 
On this episode of Everyday Tech, the guys deep dive into the issue of addiction to technology and specifically, social media. The topic was spurned on by the Netflix docu-drama The Social Dilemma. According to the filmakers, and their subjects, this is the dilemma. Never before have a handful of tech designers had such control over the way billion…
 
This week's guests are from Seventh Knight, the developer of AppMoat. Travis Odom – VP, Customer Experience Charlie Case – VP, Government Services Discussed on this episode: What is Ransomware? encrypts (scrambles) personal files (documents, pictures, taxes, financial/customer records, etc) Requires paying a “ransom” to (maybe) get your files back …
 
Adobe MAX 2020 is on, and they just announced a slew of improvements to their After Effects 3D Workflow. We had a chance to sit down with Victoria Nece, Senior Product Manager for Motion Graphics and Visual Effects at Adobe, to discuss how this new workflow will affect the Motion Design community. More than that, we had a chance to discuss Adobe MA…
 
It is incredibly difficult to know where our industry is headed—almost as challenging as defining "motion design" itself. Where is animation or experiential or VR/AR going over the next five years—or even the next five months? Then there are the tools we use everyday, and the ones on our list to learn. Does anyone have the answers? We asked some in…
 
In the wild early days of the Internet, Motion Design was a much smaller community. Unless you had proper training, it was easy to feel overwhelmed by the learning curve. With many people struggling to get their careers off the ground, one person decided to be their copilot. Andrew Kramer is synonymous with Motion Design. As an artist, a teacher, a…
 
This week, Wiltz tells us about a Roku scam his parents almost fell for, and about that Zoom life. Jeremy and Wiltz extoll the many uses on Linux, and much, much more! Visit the show page at EverydayTech.MPBOnline.org and our Facebook page! Listen to Everyday Tech or any of the MPB Think Radio programs live or on demand on the MPB Public Media App!…
 
Motion design can be used for a number of purposes. It can be an advertisement, a stunning piece of art, or even a moving message. Kentucky-based studio The Furrow partnered with some of the top artists in the industry to collaborate on a powerful project, providing information and insight into a changed world following COVID-19. We joined Creative…
 
Here are some of the stories the tech guys have been following this week: How Fortnite’s epic battle with Apple could reshape the antitrust fight https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/19/21373956/apple-fortnite-app-store-fight-legal-tax-antitrust A new 5G BlackBerry phone with Android and a physical keyboard will arrive in 2021 (Motorola Razr) https://ww…
 
One the of the hardest parts of freelancing is managing your risk. Lucky for Colin Hesterly, he's never been afraid of taking a chance. Whether it's crossing the country for a degree, landing an internship with Buck off a student film, or jumping headfirst into freelancing only three months into his career...Colin is ready to take the plunge. We fi…
 
Here are some of the stories the guys have been looking at this week. Facebook says removing viral COVID-19 misinformation video ‘took longer than it should have’ https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/28/21345674/facebook-covid-19-misinformation-breitbart-news-video-removal-response Spotify podcast consumption doubles as overall listening recovers https:…
 
No one arrives in this industry ready to jump straight into freelancing. You don't instantly get the skills just because you downloaded the software. Nuria Boj put in the hard work—and the homework—to find and define her strengths as a designer/illustrator. Along the way, she's worked with some incredible studios and clients...including on a projec…
 
Here are a few of the stories the guys have been looking at this week: Google will use authenticated logos to reduce Gmail phishing https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/22/21333886/google-gmail-bimi-logo-authentication-trial-brand-indicators-for-message-identification Spotify now supports video podcasts https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/21/21332584/spotif…
 
Here are the links from a super busy week in the tech world: Spotify debuts podcast charts to let you know what's popular https://www.engadget.com/spotify-podcast-charts-130055186.html A Frying Pan Ingredient Can Make Super-White Paint Reflect 98% of the Sun's Heat https://gizmodo.com/a-frying-pan-ingredient-can-make-super-white-paint-refl-18443893…
 
What if you had an amazing idea for an animated series, but had no idea where to start? That's where Matthew Senreich and Seth Green began, chasing a funny idea across Hollywood to bring their dream to life. The end result, after 15 years and going on 200 episodes, was the legendary Robot Chicken. We sat down with Matthew to talk about his start wi…
 
Jeremy talks about an experience at his shop and how the service industry should be appreciated more. Also, the guys dig through a couple of phishing email attempts that happened in and around MPB over the last week. Finally, YouTubeTV enacts another drastic rate hike, essentially eliminating the difference in value between it and cable, making it …
 
Imagine setting out into the world as an artist, traveling from country to country, with each step in your career taking you further from home. Motion Designer Jiaqi Wang began her journey in China, but she's practiced her craft from Shanghai to Turin, Italy, to sunny Los Angeles, California. Still, she's only looking toward the future, and what to…
 
The announcement by Trovo: https://cdn.trovo.live/page/events.html? eventid=5ef172501014a876bc56cce0&adtag=event.web.trovo500 https://trovo.live Silas' Trovo Channel: https://silastv.live/trovo Social Media: https://silastv.live/twitter https://silastv.live/instagram Streams: https://silastv.live/theta https://silastv.live/trovo https://silastv.liv…
 
Streaming site mixer is shutting down in July. Check out Silas' Social Media and Streams: Mixer's tweet: https://twitter.com/WatchMixer/status/1275134189738713088 The Blog post: https://blog.mixer.com/2020/06/22/the-next-step-for-mixer/ Social Media: https://silastv.live/twitter https://silastv.live/instagram Streams: https://silastv.live/theta htt…
 
You do not want your streams to get taken down because of the music? In this episode, we share some platforms made specifically for content creation! Source: https://cutt.ly/muWmOuH Infos about DMCA: https://cutt.ly/puWmbWV https://cutt.ly/AuWmTtZ The Music Platforms mentioned: Pretzel.Rocks: https://cutt.ly/luWnVfe Monstercat: https://cutt.ly/tuWm…
 
At some point, every artist struggles to find their voice—that unique style that makes everything they do specifically theirs. We often talk about the structure of animation, or the foundational elements of motion design, but all of that is just the groundwork for your art. To learn more, we sat down director Cat Solen to learn how she found her vo…
 
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