Blur/Censor A Moving Face in Final Cut Pro X

So far, I’ve only used the first option by CoreMelt. SliceX Free by CoreMelt Price: Free Must request a free license via form on product page. Description: Lets you use mocha tracking with oval and rectangle masks. NOTE on usage: MUST enable the Keyframing icon for the tool to actually track the moving object. ProAnonymous … Read more

Fear of Public Speaking

Toastmasters observation: sometimes peeps overspend on “planning” and underspend on “doing.” There’s no substitute for falling down and getting back up. Tonight’s (Sept 9th) public speaking demo takeaway when addressing what to do when you “go blank” during a presentation – and you’re very scientifically minded: Develop a methodology, a framework, and test different techniques … Read more

I’m Suddenly Learning About Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Purchased a bottle of STAR brand Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) yesterday at Safeway. Brought it home, took a swig, and it tasted burnt as fuck. What the hell?!? This got me thinking: what should Extra Virgin Olive Oil taste like? I came across words describing what it should not taste like: musty, rancid. Yuck! … Read more

Cursing Or Bust

Just got invited to speak for an hour. Paid. And I very much appreciate the invitation from a fellow Toastmaster who knows me pretty well. I also curse. During my Toastmasters 30-min speaking demos, 1-on-1 speaking and life coaching sessions, 2-hour bootcamp confidence workshops – I curse. It’s not gratuitous or derogatory or mean-spirited, but … Read more