Chris Pietschmann

husband, father, hacker, entrepreneur, futurist, innovator, autodidact

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My Top 11 Business Tips

I have quite a bit of experience in both failing and succeeding in my career, from working as an employee to being an entrepreneur. If you follow my blog you may not know this as I haven't really blogged about it. In quick summary: Back in 2007 I quite my day job and went all in on a side project I was working on to build a product to sell with Simplovation LLC. The product didn't sell quite like I had planned, so I had to get consulting work. I was a freelance consultant for quite a few years o... [More]

Image Editing Tools: Here's what I use

If you follow my blogs (here, BuildAzure.com, BuildHoloLens.com), Twitter (@crpietschmann, @BuildAzure, @BuildHoloLens) and Open Source project then you're familiar that I have a number of custom drawn images and screenshots that I author to go with various content I'm authoring. Something I've never posted on is what tools I use for editing / creating all these images. The reason I felt this would be worth posting is that I do NOT use Photoshop or any other professional tool. In fact I use FREE... [More]

Announcing New BuildHoloLens.com Blog!

  With the recent release of the Microsoft HoloLens, I've decided to dig deep into HoloLens development. In an effort to continue in a similar fashion to what I'm already doing with BuildAzure.com, I've decided to create a dedicated site for all my Microsoft HoloLens content. The latest addition to my learning, blogging, and sharing endeavors is the all new Build HoloLens blog located at http://BuildHoloLens.com. I have also created the new @BuildHoloLens Twitter account associated with the... [More]