Last week I getting on a plane to fly home and got kicked off the Southwest flight. The overheads were full and they wanted to check in my drone, which was fine, but I needed to remove the batteries and hand carry them. The batteries aren’t that different to whats in a laptop, but according to FAA regulations, all spare batteries need to be carry on, in part due to the temperature of a class C cargo hold. The flight attendant didn’t know their battery policy, asked the pilot, who then ordered me ejected from the plane. Eventually they realized the batteries were permitted, 81WH, the limit per battery is 100wH. So I made a little video about the whole thing, not an angry video, but more of an educational one. This spread all over the internet on Monday and was shared over 1000 times on social media and over 10,000 people watched my youtube video. Feel free to watch the 7 minute documentery here.
Design Challenge 13 winners and Finalists announced I’ve been busy this morning (and this weekend), going through all the great entries we just received for our contest. There were so many good ones, it was hard to choose only 30 finalists. Every year we have our big design challenge and the entries are always great. … Continued
Let me pose a question to you. Why would you want to create video? This question isn’t aimed at those who are creating videos all day long as professional videographers. I’m asking photographers, designers and hobbyists. Sure, you’ve heard about the HDSLR revolution, the fact that just about any camera (including cell phone cameras) can … Continued
I’m excited excited to announce that we are now using the Amazon s3 cloud to deliver our digital downloads. What this means to our customers, is more reliable downloads, better speed and the security of Amazon’s servers. We have updated our entire download infrastructure and customers will enjoy the best possible download experience for our training … Continued