Monday, March 30, 2009

Busy, busy, busy bees...

It's been absolutely crazy at work since the beginning of the year, and it's getting even more hectic. You can feel the stress permeating in the whole office. Lots of people, including me, has been working lots of overtime. There's not a lot of time left in the day to do other things.

I'm looking forward to get back into posting more pictures and a bit more information. I've learned so much at SXSWi 09. Mostly, how much I don't know. But, one has to start somewhere right? The buzz in downtown Austin during SXSW weeks is definitely energetically loud. Lots of good sessions at the conference itself. I've attended some great ones. Then, there're the parties after hour. Boy, can they party. I didn't go to any party. I feel like a social outcast at this exciting event. Maybe next time I'd feel like the in-crowd... What do you think?

The gist of what I got is social networking and mobile (iPhone mostly) app is the way of the near future. It's growing leaps and bounds.

I have been getting into tweeting ( a little bit. Still has lots to learn. It's fun to see what other people are talking about. I feel a little with it living through other people's activities. Does that make me a twitter observer? I do try my best to contribute to this fast moving train of communication. But, as I mentioned before, work is keeping me much longer than 40 hours week.

I've made my first twitter background yesterday. I can see how this can be a creative outlet for designer and artists. You can change the background instantly and keep changing it! I can have a different background everyday (if only Iwere so prolific!) But there's that ability and opportunity if only you'd take it. Be as creative as you can be. Have some fun. It's much easier than getting a tattoo and much less permanent. You just can't be the clinging type that cannot let go of your twitter background!

If only I had more time, I'd tell you more. Really!

If you'd like to hear more of what I've learned (as an outsider) at SXSWi '09, just ask.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Going to SXSW Interactive this weekend.

Eventhough I've been living in the Austin areas forever, I have not attend any SXSW events. I'm excited and a little apprehensive about it. But, I'm looking forward to soak in all the information I possibly can about all things interactive in five days!

Picking up the badge tonight and go from there.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

My Petite Leaves Garlands Lariat/Scarflette has been selected as a Finalist in the Vanna's Choice Contest!

Yay! I'm very happy and excited.
It is listed on kanokwalee.etsy.

It's been a while and I have a few Treasuries to upload.

I've been making screen shots of the treasuries that I've made and ones that fellows Etsyian made featuring my items. I've been pretty good about uploading them to my flickr page but not so good keeping up with this blog. It's the writing thing, I think :-)