Archives for April 2013

How to Make an Escape from the World’s Worries

Escape is one of those words that sounds somewhat negative, doesn’t it? This thing where you have a sense of urgency to get away, any way you can, to survive. It sounds dramatic, truly, but we all have our moments where we need to just …continue reading

Eight Ways to Get the Most out of Your Rode Mics

Rode (properly branded as RĂ˜DE) makes some of the most popular professional audio devices on the market today. Currently, the Rode VideoMic Pro is attached to the camera I use to record TLDR every weekday. It’s a …continue reading

Superhero Games Should Keep Superheroes Super

Ever get the feeling that superhero games miss the whole point of what a superhero is supposed to be? My first taste of superheroes was when I watched the original Fleischer Studios production of Superman cartoons and saw a mild-mannered Clark Kent toss his tie …continue reading

Home Office Tools to Transform Your Business

Are you in search of home office tools to transform your business? This post was sponsored by Microsoft Office 365 and Cloud Powered Work, but all opinions expressed are mine.

As we’ve discussed, virtual offices are finally being accepted as …continue reading

Office 365 Versus Office 2013

This post has been sponsored by Microsoft Office 365 and Cloud Powered Work, but all opinions expressed are mine.

A few months ago I mentioned Office 365, Microsoft’s subscription-based and cloud-integrated version of Office. Now …continue reading

Virtual Offices Can Be Successful

This post has been sponsored by Microsoft Office 365 and Cloud Powered Work, but all opinions expressed are mine.

Virtual offices once seemed like a crazy idea, but I think it’s safe to say that the idea of a bricks-and-mortar office …continue reading

Why I’ve Switched from Google Chrome

[Editor’s note: Please keep in mind that this is a guest post. While it takes a pretty definite position against Google Chrome, not everyone here at LockerGnome feels this way about the browser. In fact, I think most of us here actually like Google Chrome. …continue reading

The Console Wars: What Are We Fighting For?

I want you to go ahead and close your eyes for just a moment. Imagine this glorious and picturesque pastoral landscape. Just rolling hills of green grasses and wildflowers that crop up in little clusters while the wind sweeps over the knolls like a hand …continue reading

Community Conflict: Causes and Cures

When you’re in charge of making sure that a group of people — any people — get along, it’s easy to wonder if a community conflict is inevitable. And it doesn’t matter if that group of people is an online forum, a classroom, a Facebook …continue reading

Are You Too Old to Become Certified?

Are you too old to become certified? No, no, I don’t mean certifiable — that’s something completely different. (And, as Diana tells me every day, even I’m not too old to become certifiable — but I’m not crazy. As Dr. Sheldon Cooper …continue reading