The Servers are Down


Man, I love Dilbert.

As much as we try to automate the business’ that we run there will still be a need for human intervention. Sometimes this is an important part of the process, like recovering a down server and sometimes (unfortunately) the intervention can be anything but good.

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A Few Examples of Great Product Videos for Apps

I don’t really have a product video for Pressgram although I’ve created a few walkthroughs and promotional videos in the past (a’la Kickstarter, for example).

But I’ve been thinking about them a lot recently since I’m working on one for Pressgram’s desktop brother and companion app, Desk PM.

Here are some examples of great product videos that I’ve been taking a look at and that you might find inspiration from:

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A Real Vacation

It’s taken about 8 or so days to really get in the swing of things and mentally vacate my own head to a point where I wasn’t completely stressed or anxious about not being on top of things, especially my email.

It sort of sucks to think that it takes me that long to just adjust to a new emotional state to the point where I’m not entirely fretting over the things that I’m missing.

But if I’m honest with myself I know that there will never be a vacation long enough for me to completely vacate; it’s somewhat outside of my own power.

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