From Aqaba to Progress Bar

From Aqaba to Progress Bar Community / Misc

What’s your relationship to the tech in your life?   In David Lean’s movie, Lawrence of Arabia, T.E. Lawrence, having just crossed the Sinai desert, strides into the British command post wearing Bedouin robes and headdress. He encounters raised eyebrows and comments from the other British officers about having “gone native.” Though the movie played fast and […]

Griffin’s Oasis in the Rain

Griffin’s Oasis in the Rain Community / Fun / Misc / Stuff We Love

We GriffinTeckers love the big old building we work in. We love its location, close to the heart of Nashville. We even love the parking lot (the running joke in Nashville being that the music industry is the second-biggest business in Music City, right behind Parking). The thing that makes our parking lot easy to […]

Space Balloon is GO!

Space Balloon is GO! Community / Fun / Stuff We Love / Uncategorized

Recently a team of Griffin employees and friends got together to do a little science. After a few months of research, gathering of materials, assembly, and a little felting, we launched a weather balloon into near space. We launched our balloon from Jackson, TN anticipating an Eastward flight path to avoid landing in the Smoky […]

Griffin Designer Series : Rudy Vogel

Griffin Designer Series : Rudy Vogel Community / Photography / Stuff We Love

To Rudy Vogel, a digital photo is a palette of colors, shadows, shards of light, and textures for him to manipulate like a painter manipulates oils. He works exclusively in digital art generated through image capture. Which may come as a surprise to anyone who looks closely at his artwork. Because a close look plunges […]

Griffin Designer Series Featured Artist : Rachel Karr

Griffin Designer Series Featured Artist : Rachel Karr Community / Fashion / New / Photography / Stuff We Love

Rachel does photography and paint. The Jellyfish photos in her Designer Series contributions are multimedia works that combine her fascination with jellyfish and cephalopods with her nighttime photography, and with imagery from the painting techniques she developed with glazes on large canvases. Of the 4 images repesented in the Designer Series, JellyFish 2 is her […]

We Heart Vintage PowerBooks

We Heart Vintage PowerBooks Community / Stuff We Love

A rogues’ gallery of vintage PowerBooks lives on at ^GeneW’s desk.  In this week’s installment of #whatsgoodweds, have a look at what happens when one man’s mania for Apple laptops meets the modern day.   A Little Bit of History Come in the front doors of Griffin Technology’s headquarters in the Sawtooth Building in Nashville. […]

Twenty Great Holiday Tunes You’ve Never Heard

Twenty Great Holiday Tunes You’ve Never Heard Community / Music / Stuff We Love

It starts up around Thanksgiving, and doesn’t let up until New Years Eve, and regardless of what you celebrate, or how you celebrate it, there’s no escaping it: Christmas music.  Flowing forth from unseen speakers, everywhere you go, the same treacly, saccharine songs that you’re forced to endure year after year, like it or not. […]

Why Mike hates Shark Week.

Why Mike hates Shark Week. As seen on TV / Community / Fun / In The News / Special Events / Stuff We Love

What follows is an editorial, and does not reflect the opinions of Griffin Technology.  We think Shark Week is awesome. – Ed. Every year, social networks are choked  with otherwise-intelligent people talking about how excited they are about Shark Week.  But, seriously, who actually likes sharks?  Sharks are hideously ugly prehistoric killing machines with cold, dead […]