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Joshua Lockhart

/ Joined 28 June, 2011

Joshua Lockhart is an okay web video producer and a slightly above mediocre writer of online content. You can fawn over his work here:

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What I Think About DSLR Video [Opinion]

Web Culture

What I Think About DSLR Video [Opinion]

If there’s one thing that I know, it’s that DSLR video production is here to stay. As a DSLR-owner, I’ve finally succumbed to the new wave of production, and I can’t complain too much (though I can complain). With that being said, I’d like to give you just a quick overview as to what I personally think about DSLRs. I have both my pros and cons about them.

21-03-2012
What I Think About DSLR Video [Opinion]
6 Unwritten Rules For Posting Content On Reddit [Opinion]

Internet

6 Unwritten Rules For Posting Content On Reddit [Opinion]

Every society and/or community has their own unwritten rules of proper etiquette, courtesy, and communication. Granted, I’m not going to say every set of rules is perfect, but I will say that they do exist. As a matter of fact, the social sharing site Reddit has its own set of said rules (in addition to its official rules that do exist). Today, I’ve got only six of the billion unwritten rules that exist on Reddit.

14-03-2012
6 Unwritten Rules For Posting Content On Reddit [Opinion]
Experience The Perfect Combination Of Mario & Portal With Mari0

Gaming

Experience The Perfect Combination Of Mario & Portal With Mari0

Do you ever see Nintendo and Valve getting together to create something beautiful? No? Me neither. Thankfully, the kind folks at Stabyourself manufactured this hypothetical gaming lovechild all on their own, and it has come in the form of of Mari0, the perfect combination of Mario and Portal. It’s a crazy little game, but it actually works. Not only that, but it works quite well.

13-03-2012
Experience The Perfect Combination Of Mario & Portal With Mari0
Live Out Your Operating System Nostalgia With The Restart Page

Internet

Live Out Your Operating System Nostalgia With The Restart Page

Here on the Internet, you’ll see a whole lot of nostalgia – old movies, old music… Pokémon. It’s all here, and if it doesn’t affect the rest of your life too much, there’s nothing wrong with living in the past (just don’t get too carried away, now). With all that said, a little site called The Restart Page is definitely worth taking a looksie if you have a few minutes of your time.

07-03-2012
Live Out Your Operating System Nostalgia With The Restart Page
How This MakeUseOf Writer Procrastinates In 8 Easy Steps

Web Culture

How This MakeUseOf Writer Procrastinates In 8 Easy Steps

As you may know, MakeUseOf isn’t staffed by robots that churn out articles daily through an automatic system. All of us have our own methods of getting down to the writing. Since I’m not a full-time freelance writer, it takes me a little extra oompah to get myself started. With that in mind (and based on what I’m doing right now), I figured I’d give you a little insight into what I’m doing. Basically, here’s how I procrastinate.

29-02-2012
How This MakeUseOf Writer Procrastinates In 8 Easy Steps
6 Of The Most Unusual Products On Vat19

Internet

6 Of The Most Unusual Products On Vat19

We’ve briefly talked about Vat19 on MakeUseOf, so you may know a little about it already. Basically, the site sells very interesting items and gifts. On top of that, they make a video of each item that is typically quirky, and although it is pretty much a commercial, it’s worth watching. Here on MakeUseOf, we like the unusual.

28-02-2012
6 Of The Most Unusual Products On Vat19
5 Facebook Notifications That I Can’t Stand [Opinion]

Internet

5 Facebook Notifications That I Can’t Stand [Opinion]

We recently talked about an easy way to clear up email notifications, but that doesn’t mean Facebook notifications themselves aren’t still a problem. These notifications are great when they actually pertain to you and are relevant to what is currently going on in your life, but sometimes they simply don’t. It gets really annoying, and yes… this is all silly.

21-02-2012
5 Facebook Notifications That I Can’t Stand [Opinion]
Get A Hold Of Your Email Inbox With Notification Control

Internet

Get A Hold Of Your Email Inbox With Notification Control

Do you get way too many notification emails from your favorite social services? Is it always “Uncle Henry needs you to perform CPR on his sheep in FarmVille!” or “Bob Thagyudunno’s birthday is today!” Gets annoying, doesn’t it? Fortunately, a couple of guys put their brains together and came up with Notification Control – your one-stop shop for getting rid of all of your least favorite junk email.

15-02-2012
Get A Hold Of Your Email Inbox With Notification Control
7 Of The Strangest Services Offered On Fiverr

Internet

7 Of The Strangest Services Offered On Fiverr

I recently found out all about Fiverr – a website that offers odd jobs to people for only five bucks a pop (with the occasional paid extras) – and as you may be able to guess, a site like this is going to offer a lot of similarly strange services. So I did what anyone would do, and I jumped right into finding some of the weirdest stuff that Fiverr has to offer.

14-02-2012
7 Of The Strangest Services Offered On Fiverr
4 Rules To Ignore When Writing Your Personal Blog [Opinion]

Wordpress & Web Development

4 Rules To Ignore When Writing Your Personal Blog [Opinion]

Let’s be straight – blogging is fun and blogging is cool, there’s no doubt about that. Of course, it can also be used by middle-school girls who believe that everyone in the world wants to know about the new pair of shoes they just bought. With this being said, I haven’t really told you anything you should ignore when writing your personal blogs.

08-02-2012
4 Rules To Ignore When Writing Your Personal Blog [Opinion]
5 Tips For Starting Your Personal Blog [Opinion]

Wordpress & Web Development

5 Tips For Starting Your Personal Blog [Opinion]

As an occasional personal blogger, I have seen a lot of other folks in the blogosphere who just want to write personal publications that are not exactly meant for making money. I really like that, actually. We need more people who just want to share their stories in this world. However, some of you may be wanting to start your own blog, and I thought I’d drop a few of my personal tips.

07-02-2012
5 Tips For Starting Your Personal Blog [Opinion]
3+ Stickies Shortcuts You Should Use [Mac]

Mac

3+ Stickies Shortcuts You Should Use [Mac]

Based on what I’ve seen, Stickies (the desktop version – not the dashboard) is a built-in Mac app that doesn’t seem to get a whole lot of love. However, in all truth, it’s actually an extremely useful tool whether you want to use it for a long-term project or something simply short term. As a virtual form of the standard office sticky note, it definitely packs a punch.

01-02-2012
3+ Stickies Shortcuts You Should Use [Mac]
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