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How to Make Your Content Go Viral

If you asked Google a few years ago, “What makes things go viral?” you would get a simple answer: It’s luck. No one can predict what will go viral. You might as well buy a lottery ticket. And that’s a great theory — except for the fact that it’s completely wrong. http://mashable.com/2013/07/09/jonah-berger-viral-content/

How to Write a Chrome App for your Website in 5 Minutes

Today I published a Chrome app and an extension for this website in the Google Chrome store. I have never written apps for Chrome before but it turns out (see video tutorial) that one can write a basic Chrome app and push it to the Chrome store in less than five minutes. http://www.labnol.org/software/create-chrome-apps-extensions/27958/

Deke’s Techniques: Correcting an underwater photograph

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A side effect of shooting underwater is that colors are filtered away by the water between your lens and the subject. A flash can help, but there will still be some color loss. You can bring back the full-color glory of sea life, though, by using the tools in Photoshop. http://blog.lynda.com/2013/06/04/dekes-techniques-correcting-an-underwater-photograph/

500+ Photoshop Brushes for Creating Brush Strokes

Photoshop brushes have always been a popular topic with our readers. In the past we have posted collections of the best watercolor brushes and the best splatter brushes, and today we’re focusing on those that allow you to easily create realistic paint brush stroke effects. http://designm.ag/resources/photoshop-brushes-brush-strokes/