30 04, 2014

Our Giving Program, 2014 Edition

By |April 30th, 2014|Alien Skin Software, Announcements, Business, Fun, Philosophy|0 Comments

One of the things I’m most proud of at Alien Skin is our annual giving program. Every member of our team joins in the process by

26 07, 2013

Our Giving Program

By |July 26th, 2013|Alien Skin Software, Announcements, Business, Fun, Philosophy|3 Comments

At Alien Skin we have a unique giving program. Every year, each team member chooses a charitable organization for the company to donate $1,000

23 05, 2013

Adobe Creative Cloud

By |May 23rd, 2013|Alien Skin Software, Announcements, Business, Philosophy|13 Comments

We have heard a lot of concern about Adobe’s move to the Creative Cloud (CC). Here is what you need to know about it in

22 10, 2012

Alt Photo

By |October 22nd, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Alt Photo, Announcements, Business, Fun, Photography|9 Comments

I’m pleased to introduce Alt Photo, our first photography app for the iPhone. Alt Photo puts some of our well researched film looks into

19 09, 2012

The Best Features are Invisible

By |September 19th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Business, Design, Philosophy|Comments Off

When improving a product, many people have an instinct to add features that grab your attention. This usually involves new buttons and sliders. It’s

15 08, 2012

Draw outside the lines!

By |August 15th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Business, Design, Eye Candy, Philosophy|3 Comments

Our first product was Eye Candy and it was successful because it figuratively and literally drew outside the lines. The lines in question are the “marching

29 06, 2012

Teaching

By |June 29th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Business, Philosophy|Comments Off

I stopped programming about six years ago. That used to be my passion. At times I have missed it, but the company needs me

22 06, 2012

Don’t Work. Have Fun!

By |June 22nd, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Business, Philosophy|1 Comment

When I was young I was confused by people like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates who kept working after they got rich. I thought

25 05, 2012

Stop trying to fix open plan offices

By |May 25th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Business, Philosophy|1 Comment

I recently read a New York Times article about how companies are tweaking open plan workspaces to make them less irritating. The problem is

24 05, 2012

Hire people who are better than you.

By |May 24th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Business, Philosophy|2 Comments

Recently Terence solved a hard image processing problem that has bugged us for years. I’m pretty good at math and image processing, but his