LAS VEGAS (AP) — It started when two documentary filmmakers, Ciara Byrne and Kim MacQuarrie, launched Green Our Planet, a crowdfunding platform based in Las Vegas but aimed at supporting projects anywhere in the world — from replanting some of Peru's native Quena forest in the Andes to installing solar panels on a homeless shelter in Carson City. It gave rise to the largest school garden program in the country. "It's what we call, affectionately, the accidental garden program," Byrne said.
Before the birth of the web, most developers knew nothing about visual design and had never worked with a graphic designer. Now no application is created without one. In game development, every team works with sound designers and composers to create the sound effects and music for their games. So why have most non-game software developers never used audio in their applications? Three game sound designers explain how sound can make your app better.
At his high school in Cork, Ireland, James Whelton was known for one thing. “I was the guy who could get past the blocks on the school computers to all the social networking sites,” he says. “I was on a first-name basis with the IT guy since I kept messing around with the network. I was pulled out of classes several times by teachers to fix a computer issue. People were coming to me to jailbreak phones. I had a part-time job building Web sites.