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Archive for November, 2012

Look who else is in Seoul

Random links led me this morning to the Sartorialist, whose blog I’ve not checked out in a while. Turns out, he, too, is in Seoul. I always love playing spot the well known photographer, so I’ll keep my eyes peeled.

Adapting

Interesting article on PBS’s MediaShift by Neal Augenstein describing his use of his iPhone as his primary tool for creating audio for radio. Embrace technology. Make work.

Hugo in the NY Times Magazine

Michael Johnston of The Online Photographer has called the New York Times the World’s Best Photography Magazine. While I subscribe primarily to stay informed, I agree with his assertion. Every section of the paper is full of good and occasionally great photography. There is always some morsel of visual goodness to be found. Last week’s […]

More than one life

We are all born and die personally observing only the tiniest fraction of what is happening now — and none of what has happened in the past. Without language and communication, that tiny fraction is all we would ever experience. However, through the magic of language and storytelling, we have the ability to experience moments […]

Orwell’s Language Intelligence

George Orwell was a good writer. These are his rules for good writing: 1. Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print. 2. Never use a long word where a short one will do. 3. If it is possible to cut a word out, always […]