Display archivesIvy League economist accused of terrorism because of his math equations

May 7th, 2016
A side effect of what happens when people don’t have exposure to math or sociology: a dark, curly-haired Italian Ivy League economist was profiled and escorted off an American Airlines flight because the idiot passenger sitting next to him thought the differential equations he was working on were Arabic, which she assumed was sinister. He was allowed to re-board.





Display archivesNew course: Essential Techniques to be a Professional Writer

April 27th, 2016
My new course, just released: Essential Techniques to be a Professional Writer, published on Udemy. It will help you master the skills, methods and practices to write for a living in a business or professional setting. It contains 92 lectures and takes 2 hours to complete. The introductory price is $25, but for the next 48 hours, you can get it for only $20. There are 10 available. Of course I always appreciate your feedback.


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Display archivesApple says it won’t fix QuickTime vulnerabilities in Windows

April 15th, 2016
This makes me mad: Apple says it won’t fix known QuickTime vulnerabilities in Windows and will no longer support the Windows version. This is terrible for those of us who edit video on the Windows platform.


Here’s an article in Time Magazine.



Display archivesDemo of the Apple Pencil on an iPad Pro

April 11th, 2016
Excerpt from a lesson recorded for Skillsoft: New Features of iOS 9.




Display archivesNew course: Excel 2016 Formulas & Functions in 90 Minutes

March 18th, 2016
I’ve just released a new course: Excel 2016 Formulas & Functions in Only 90 Minutes. Even if you already know Excel, you’ll still learn new functions that Microsoft added a few weeks ago. Introductory price is $20, but for the next week, it’s $10 with coupon code FFB0318. There are 15 available. Always appreciate your feedback!







Display archivesHow to make a Gantt chart in Excel

March 10th, 2016
Free tutorial, published by Tuts+




Read the tutorial or watch the video here. Exercise file is included.