Posts by Brian Maddox
This week NewCity Labs unveiled its first major product, called the NOMAD Mobile Guides app. We attended the Association of Partners for Public Lands conference in San Diego to show it off. APPL is an organization for the national parks and the cooperating associations that support them.
We teamed up with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to create NOMAD, but we're developing it as a platform that any travel publisher or destination can use to create mobile…
…some really awesome t-shirts actually.
So, a lot of people have asked me how the trip was. Short answer: great! We had a blast at the SXSW conference and frankly can't wait to go next year. I'm pretty sure Dave and I will make the trip over annually. Will we go in an RV? Ask me next February, because only the reward of seeing my family again is getting me back into this thing after each gas/food stop. I think it is a great way to travel, and a really cost effective…
Is it wrong that I await the release of Spore with similar anticipation to the birth of my first child? Yes, it is. But damn is this thing gonna be cool. You can download the limited creature creator now and the full creator by pre-ordering. Gives us the precious!!!
Back when I was in art school, (how long ago will remain a mystery) I worked in the wonderful world of customer service. Both as a front end manager at a grocery chain and at the front desk of a high end hotel.
I hated both jobs, at first.
I was not much of a people person at the time – I detested the constant drove of mundane problems. Like dealing with the devastated soccer mom who couldn't find some Oprah recommended jar of overpriced peanut butter or the jack stick who thought he was the…
Weta Digital Ltd is an Academy Award® winning visual effects facility based in Wellington, New Zealand. The company is best known for its visual effects work on The Lord of the Rings trilogy and King Kong. Well they also make lazer beeems! Take a look at some of the detail shots – pricey, but these are cool.
NewCity employees took a day off to work on a project house with Habitat for Humanity. We unshackled ourselves from our desk jobs and decided to do some heavy lifting for charity. We divided into teams to handle such tasks as shingling a roof, cleaning up a job site, installing windows, framing, sheathing, pouring foundations, and we are happy to say we escaped with only minor injury to ourselves and others. See more photos.
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We picked the hottest week in August to shoot photos in Arkansas for our website. That alone should have slowed the brain of our director from New City. But no. Good thinking, patient guidance, and persistence resulted in compelling photos to pull eyeballs to our rail safety message.
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