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Fahrenheit AI Episode 3 AI TEXT!

Michelle Moxley Hruby with another dive into the AI world, this time with a focus on AI generated text, a look at current AI regulations, and a really freaky video featuring Arnold Schwarzeneggar as Whitney Houston. As per usual, plenty to think about, plenty to get excited about, plenty to strike fear in your real…

Adding Online Stores to Your Decorating Business

Online stores can be a great addition to your screen printing business and there are many different ways to run them. In this Shop Talk, Peter Rinnig of QRST’s and Pam Ikegami of Doing Good Merch and Ink Kitchen discuss types of stores you can run, how to choose an e-commerce platform, ways to handle…

Sustainability: Imperatives and Opportunities

Rick sat down with Yoann Giorsetti, Managing Director of heat transfer vinyl manufacturer Siser North America, to discuss approaches to sustainability in manufacturing in the US and Europe and to share how we as business owners can influence our suppliers to pursue more sustainable practices. There are many ways decorators and suppliers can reduce their…

Blues at the Tavern: Fun and Positive Energy at Printing United Expo

  After a great show that the Printing United show will be, what would be better than to spend some time with friends for a good cause with a Sam Adams beer, some great BarBQ, and of course a free cool shirt. The Ink Kitchen will be hosting a very positive event “Blues at the…

Fahrenheit AI Episode 2 Illusions.

Michelle Moxley Hruby has done it again, a great episode on AI in all it’s wonder, awesome potential and frightening potential.  You will have much to ponder as this episode on Illusion has some deep dives. Hats off, hands on, and giving AI the finger! Michelle Moxley Hruby ultimately lands on a creepy smiley face,…

How Employees with Disabilities Benefit Businesses & Solve Hiring Challenges

If you are struggling with hiring and employee retention issues in your business, you may be overlooking a valuable segment of the population, individuals with disabilities. Study after study shows that companies that hire people with disabilities have higher productivity, lower absenteeism, and better employee morale. Rick sat down with Jed Seifert of Stakes Manufacturing,…

Fort Worth Impressions Expo 2023

Fort Worth Impressions Expo 2023 starts today. Ink Kitchen has a full complement of speakers including some new voices like Sam Lapcevic of Branded Threads speaking on some practical uses of AI today at 4. Tomorrow features one of our most absolutely inspiring speakers Jed Seifert talking about the benefits of hiring folks with “disabilities”…

Machines We Love: Karcher Power Washer

This is second of a series on machines we love.  These are machines that help us get our decorating work done and we don’t have to mess with them, they just go and go. For this machine, we had to go outside the industry. I hear of so many people that buy new power washers…

No Trim, No Stop, All Color. Instant Color Embroidery: Coloreel

Rick sat down with Ed Levy, Director of Software Technology at  Hirsch Solutions  to talk about Coloreel, a revolutionary new technology that eliminates the need for thread inventory and color changes in embroidery. This saves time, money, and labor, and results in a smoother, cleaner back side of the garment. Coloreel works by instantly dyeing…

A New Series on Artificial Intelligence! Fahrenheit AI

This is actually a real person writing without aid of artificial intelligence, well actually spellcheck just fixed two things already… Fahrenheit AI is a new Ink Kitchen series on artificial intelligence and it’s meaning for our industry. It is a creation by our brilliant colleague and friend,  Michelle Moxley Hruby (@notoriousrandd) Episode 1 is a…

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