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 […]
Nothing to add. Go see the pictures. (seriously. go.) via Sandro Miller: Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to photographic masters | Catherine Edelman Gallery.
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.
What a great idea. “I don’t have anything against Yelp. The idea is fantastic, but the blackmailing thing is ferocious,” says Cerretini. “I think I should be the one deciding if I’m on the site or not. At least I can be there on my terms. The only power they have is they make you […]
I took what was weird repackaged it whole sealed it in plastic up-charged for in stores and for a small fee — I loan my IP — you can license repackaged-sealed-weird just like me (but not for free)
♥ — 5 Useful Articles is great. While on an expedition in Indonesia, a nature photographer’s equipment is hijacked by a roving band of artistic monkeys. One of them snaps a photograph of herself. The photographer recovers his camera and posts the picture to the internet. A designer creates a 3D model based on the […]
What a terrifying—and true—statement about our times: algorithms are values. via Twitter Respected Our Choices Until It Didn’t – My Linux Rig.
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 dishes clearly need to be washed. There’s no ambiguity about whether it’s a necessary task and when you’re washing the dishes, it only takes a tiny portion of your attention — a tiny portion of your mind — and so the rest of your mind just wanders around drifting and stumbling across all sorts […]
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 […]