The Art of Sound: Mixing “Sound of Metal”
(Editorial by Cirina Catania, Senior Editor, US Times. 2021-04-23, California, USA) One of my favorite movies of the 2021 Awards Season is, “Sound of Metal,” nominated for SIX ACADEMY AWARDS! Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing and Best Sound. This team went above and beyond the norm and…
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11th Gen Processors and Thunderbolt 4 – Love these New Products from Intel!
Jason Ziller, General Manager of the Client Connectivity Division of Intel Corporation, speaks with Oh! Zone Host, Cirina Catania about Intel’s new products that are out NOW for the holidays. Click on the podcast link above to listen in! It is entertaining and educational. Plus, you’ll know what to put on your last-minute Santa list…
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Richard Fortus, Guns ‘N Roses, Exclusive Interview on OWC RADiO with host, Cirina Catania
Richard Fortus returned from a year-long tour with Guns ‘N Roses right before the Covid quarantine hit and he may be staying close to home now, but he works non-stop and talks about his life with OWC RADiO Host, Cirina Catania. Listen in…
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Roger O'Donnell of The Cure talks on OWC RADiO with host Cirina Catania
Roger O’Donnell, TheCure, on OWC RADiO, hosted by Cirina Catania.
An in-depth interview about his life on the road with The Cure, his current projects, including his new solo album, “2 Ravens,” his hopes for the future…and a sneak peak into his childhood. This is a Roger O’Donnell you very seldom see.
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Bits & Bytes
Tips & Tricks: Deleting Time Machine Backups from your Mac’s Trash
(San Diego, CA, 2018-10-19, from Sr. Editor, Cirina Catania) Yes, I did something I regret. In my haste to remove some of the files on my Mac (to make room on the hard drive). I dragged some of the Time Machine backups into the trash. Makes sense, right? Nope. Don’t do it. They won’t budge…
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Bits & Bytes
Tips & Tricks: Removing Old Versions of Adobe Products on Your Mac
(San Diego, CA, 2018-10-15, from Sr. Editor, Cirina Catania) Application bloat…It’s been bothering me for a while, but I finally got to the tipping point today when I opened up my applications folder and once-again noticed that I had multiple versions of Adobe software installed on my hard drive. Afraid to just start erasing, I…
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(Editorial, September 1, 2018, by Cirina Catania) Feeling nostalgic today. I’m in my Dad’s home office, packing his papers, awards, medals, photographs, maps. It’s been over 20 years since his funeral and Mom has kept his office exactly the way it was the day he died. This is harder than I thought, only because there…
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The Art of Filmmaking: Entertainment Industry Veteran, Annette Haywood Carter, and the Idyllwild Arts Academy
(Idyllwild, CA, May 10, 2018_ US Times Senior Editor, Cirina Catania, interviews the dynamic and talented, Annette Haywood Carter, Chair of the Film and Digital Media Department of the Idyllwild Arts Academy in…yep, Idyllwild, California. Carter has a long and successful career in Hollywood and brings a huge knowledge to high-school age students from all…
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Tech: Apple Reports Fastest Revenue Growth Since 2015
(May 3, 2018, Special to the USTimes, by Felix Richter) (For additional information provided by Apple not included in this post, see Apple’s official 2nd Quarter Results here.) Apple reported better-than-expected results for its second fiscal quarter on Tuesday, following a script that seems awfully familiar by now. Every few weeks, an article surfaces citing supply chain…
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Conventions & Expos
IBC 2017 Update: Philip Hodgetts to Demo Automatic Transcription and Keyword Extraction for Story-Building Using Lumberjack System
(Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 15, 2017) IBC 2017 is now open and Artificial Intelligence is forefront on many tech minds. Although most are simply “discussing” and “predicting” it, few are actually implementing it. There a few exceptions. Two well-known technologists and developers who specialize in applications for production and post-production, Philip Hodgetts and Dr. Gregory…
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