Well, I’m not saying I’m like, ALLOWED to do this…

An awesome, educational, fair use-using post about studying, recognizing, and appreciating components of visual storytelling. So I want you to watch this movie and think only about staging, how the shots are built and laid out, what the rules of movement are, what the cutting patterns are. See if you can reproduce the thought process […]

An email signature to encourage encryption use | parker higgins dot net

ToDo list: added. I prefer to use encrypted email. My public key fingerprint is 4FF3 AA1B D29E 1638 32DE C765 9433 5F88 9A36 7709. Learn how to encrypt your email with the Email Self Defense guide. via An email signature to encourage encryption use | parker higgins dot net.

Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing – NYTimes.com

Very interesting quotes on the proper balance of study and practice. The article relates the idea that pre-testing (i.e. failing) primes the brain for future success by opening different neural pathways than studying a single question:answer relationship. The quickest way to master that Shakespearean sonnet, in other words, is to spend the first third of […]

The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection – Boing Boing

I’m relieved to learn that someone has taken the time to codify terms and phrases related to pre- and post-web. There are currently—and increasingly will be—reasons to mourn what we have already lost. We should also celebrate the many advantages. Straddle Generation Neither Digital Natives nor wholly Digital Immigrants; they were born in the 1980s […]