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Doc Search for Unity

If you’re like me you have a lot going on. You are juggling 10 projects at one time, you use a lot of software tools, you program in a few languages and you don’t have enough room to shove one more thing into your brain. If you’re also like me you are getting pretty darn tired of going to Help > Scripting Reference, clicking on the “Search Box” and entering in the same thing you’ve entered in a million times because you know where the knowledge is but you can’t seem to commit it to memory. If this sounds just like you, “Doc Search” for Unity will make your life that much easier.

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Whatever It Takes

I always hate it when people ask me what I do for a living. I hate it even more when my wife asks me what she should tell people when they ask her what I do for a living. People who know me best ask what I’m working on, which is always easier to answer. I’ve realized that the harder I work in the field of new media, the harder it is to put any sort of title on what I actually am and what I actually do. I find myself telling my wife to give different responses depending on my current project work-load. This has led to some severe employment split personality issues and a very confused spouse.

The field of new media is an odd one when it comes to titles. I think its the only field where individual pieces of a project incur the necessity of specific categories of talent that historically are different people and not multi-talented individuals. If this ideal made its way into other fields we would lose mechanics and gain oil change technicians; forget hair dressers and welcome hair comb specialists and blow dryer operators. I think its more important than ever that we stop being copy-writers, modelers, and designers and we start trying to stretch ourselves into the scary realm of “oh, I’m horrible at doing…”.

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