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I have been doing graphic design professionally since graduating from UCLA Exts in Multimedia Program in 1994 and 67nj is my design pseudonym since then.
I started as a graphic intern and later I’ve been full-time employed as a web and desktop designer in the Greater Los Angeles Area until I moved back to Italy where I currently work as a freelance graphic designer.

Simple Patterns for Separation (Better Than Color Alone)

2017-11-19T03:02:21+00:00

Color is pretty good for separating things. That's what your basic pie chart is, isn't it? You tell the slices apart by color. With enough color contrast, you might be OK, but you might be even better off (particularly where accessibility is concerned) using patterns, or a combination. Patrick Dillon tackled the Pie Chart thing [...]

Simple Patterns for Separation (Better Than Color Alone) 2017-11-19T03:02:21+00:00

It’s Nov. 18. Can we make jokes about Mugabe yet?

2017-11-19T03:02:00+00:00

Comedian Carl Joshua Ncube writes: If you are about to watch my TED Talk, then you are watching the first one to have an expiry date. You see, when I went onto the red dot I was afraid, I was petrified — and this was not because of an ’80s tune or the fear of [...]

It’s Nov. 18. Can we make jokes about Mugabe yet? 2017-11-19T03:02:00+00:00

What kind of apps catch the attention of Silicon Valley investors?

2017-11-19T03:01:53+00:00

Early Snapchat investor Jeremy Liew lays out his criteria. Creating a well-used consumer app is hard. Not only do people download fewer apps than they used to, but big companies like Facebook and Google dominate the world of consumer apps. Also, once an app looks like it might bring competition, Facebook just buys them — [...]

What kind of apps catch the attention of Silicon Valley investors? 2017-11-19T03:01:53+00:00

Steve Jurvetson was pushed out of his firm as the lines between personal and professional crossed

2017-11-19T03:01:51+00:00

Jurvetson was asked to leave because DFJ caught him lying about what it considered serious allegations. Steve Jurvetson, who started his career in Silicon Valley as a wunderkind founder of one of its marquee venture capital firms, has become one of its highest-profile investors, palling around with its most flamboyant tech superstars and backing its [...]

Steve Jurvetson was pushed out of his firm as the lines between personal and professional crossed 2017-11-19T03:01:51+00:00

Twitter says you can lose verified status for bad behavior — even if it’s off Twitter

2017-11-19T03:01:36+00:00

Twitter wants to police its users both on and off the service. Twitter has put itself in quite the predicament. Here’s how it started: Twitter recently verified Jason Kessler, the white supremacist who helped organize the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, back in August. Lots of people on Twitter got mad. They felt [...]

Twitter says you can lose verified status for bad behavior — even if it’s off Twitter 2017-11-19T03:01:36+00:00

Tesla’s new super car will cost at least $200,000

2017-11-19T03:01:19+00:00

But you’ll go super fast and probably look fly as hell. Vroom vroom! Tesla unveiled its new electric semi-truck late Thursday, which is pretty cool if you care about the future of trucking, but less cool since there’s a good chance you’ll never actually drive one. But in a surprise twist at the end of [...]

Tesla’s new super car will cost at least $200,000 2017-11-19T03:01:19+00:00

Full transcript: Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on Recode Decode

2017-11-19T03:01:15+00:00

On perhaps becoming the first black and first woman governor: “When no one has done what you want to do, it’s hard for people to see that it can be done.” On this episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, Stacey Abrams, a Democrat running for governor of Georgia, talks about the early stages [...]

Full transcript: Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on Recode Decode 2017-11-19T03:01:15+00:00

How to Shoot Engaging Travel Portraits from Start to Finish

2017-11-19T03:00:59+00:00

I love travel portraits. Not only do they test your photography skills but also challenge you to interact with people in unfamiliar environments. The end result directly reflects your subject’s personality along with your ability to make them feel at ease, read the light, select optimal settings, and compose a great shot. A boy named [...]

How to Shoot Engaging Travel Portraits from Start to Finish 2017-11-19T03:00:59+00:00