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Rob Clark
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I nabbed a copy of Manga Studio 5 for under $20 during a recent sale.  This is my first time giving it a spin and I have to say that I'm impressed with the software.  Intuitive to use, and giving me a nice quality of line.

This is my ongoing tackling of the 'monster girl challenge' ... day 16's subject matter was 'ghost', so I've pitted the new lineup of Ghostbusters against Pearl.  I don't think it will turn out well for Pearl - sorry Spooky.
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I've been mucking about with the latest version of Corel Painter.  It's been a couple years since I made digital art and figured the best way to push the free trial period for all it's worth was to hop on to a drawing challenge.  

This was day two of the 30 days monster girl challenge (draw a centaur).  So I chose The Last Unicorn facing off against Red Bull as my subject matter.  Overall I'm happy with the drawing, moderately satisfied with the inks but have mixed feelings about the colours.  My tumblr and deviantart accounts are where the steady stream of art will land, but I'll be kicking the odd one up to G+ and Facebook.
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25 years, and I still think of you too.
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I guess I'm part of that 8% because I earn wayyyy under $200k a year but have always maxed my TFSA.  I would argue that the number maxing is less a function of earning capacity and more the public's broad lack of understanding of what a TFSA is and how it can be part of your financial planning.  Hence the need for 1/3 of this segment being a primer on what TFSAs are.

What people are failing to remember is that your contribution room carries along with you.  Just because you couldn't maximize this year does not mean you will never have funds to sock away.  Almost everyone at some point ends up with a lump sum land in their hands - be it a settlement, a successful sale of non-liquid assets or an inheritance.
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Putting things into context and perspective so that you don't freak at every bump in the night...
One of the keys to understanding social media is context. Although social media has been with us for more than a decade, in a business setting it is still quite new, and as such there is a tendency to inflate the importance of messages on these digital platforms because of that very novelty.Anyone who has been in digital communications has, at one point or another, had to talk an executive off the ledge because they were out of their minds with w...
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Jesus, Joel !!!

2 years ago, The Last of Us hit the shelves.  If you've not seen it yet, it really is a beautiful game with an engaging story.   (love this vid of Seth Rogen playing the first 10 min https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT9U_sXsKAg)
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http://comicsalliance.com/russ-heaths-comic-about-being-ripped-off-by-roy-lichtenstein-will-give-you-a-new-appreciation-for-the-hero-initiative/

Even if we accept the premise that Lichenstein is not a plagiarist, the honest and ethical thing for him to have done would have been to pass along some of the riches to those who made his art possible.
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So....  Synergy is ... um, YouTube?    
It probably was too much to hope for actual holograms.  I had visions of a Hatsune Miku style approach where the on stage singing could have been tremendously stylized and interesting.  So no artificial intelligence.  No augmented reality.  No holograms.  But no Misfits?!?   Look, if these fellas wanted to make Hannah Montana the movie, they should have just gotten the rights to Hannah Montana.
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The claim in this video is that 1/4 of a million children are abducted by strangers each year.  US Dept crime stats say 115.  Not 115,000.  115.  Your number is so far off from reality, you may as well be claiming that trolls in the sewers are snatching children who don't make their beds or put away their toys.
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Water is a chemical.
Carbon is a chemical.
And unless those conveyer belts and water nozzles are rooted to the ground beside the coffee plants, there is nothing natural about your process either.

Boo-urns to Tim Hortons for playing on people's fears of all-things man made and the ever increasing chemophobia of the populace.  Shame.
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When I went to present this at PodCamp Toronto, my laptop decided then and there was the right time to update Windows.  As a result the deck never loaded and the audience was spared my attempt at Seussian rhyming.  But gluttons for punishment can now find it online...
(with apologies to Dr. Seuss) If you can pardon the rather poor rhymes, some of the basic principles around measuring social media are addressed in this deck.
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Professional Communications
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Data science, Social Media, Analytics, Insights, Digital Marketing, Public Relations, Web Design, Illustration, Storytelling
Employment
  • Edelman Digital
    Director, Insights and Measurement, 2010 - 2015
  • The Elusive Fish
    1999 - 2012
  • Social Media Group
    Senior Analyst, 2007 - 2010
  • Canadian Investor Relations Institute
    Administrative Assistant, 2001 - 2006
  • TNS Canadian Facts
    Desktop Administrator, 2006 - 2007
  • Wells & Clark
  • Anoch Game Systems Inc.
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May 9
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Single
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theelusivefish, tragiclad, robclarkatsmg, Tragic Lad
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Storyteller and problem solver. Professional communicator, father and geek.
Introduction
I am a storyteller. Time was, I used pen and ink on paper to tell stories through words and pictures, but that was a long while ago.

Currently my medium is in facts, data and information.  I weave together tales that help brands understand the impact of their public relations efforts.  I measure the intangible and give it form through charts and graphs and tables so that corporations can better use their PR and marketing dollars.
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Victor Hugo once got so mad he threw a baseball through a dog.
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Mississauga, Ontario
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Grimsby, Ontario - 101 King St. W., Dundas, Ontario - 7 Goodview Road, Toronto, Ontario - 3265 Southmillway, Mississauga, ON - 31 Oriole Cres., Grimsby, ON
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