The Hundred is There: Sunday Play

A hundred, always a hundred ways of listening of marveling, of loving a hundred joys for singing and understanding a hundred worlds to discover a hundred worlds to invent a hundred worlds to dream. – Loris Malaguzzi Note: It took me 3 Sundays to finish this. I’m not liking the medium as much as pastel … [Read more…]

DesignFix for the Week of 9-11 to 9-17-17

This weekend, I took time off to do the important — sharpen the saw (Covey’s 7th habit of highly effective people). Here’s what I found on the internet on productivity, designers and design ideas. Why Deep Work Helps You Get More Done in Less Time As a fan of Sherry Turkle’s Reclaiming Conversation: The Power … [Read more…]

“Beautifying” Slides

I have some resistance to that phrase, hence the inspiration for my reflection today. It carries some connotation that the work is meaningless (this may not be the intent of the speakers) and that is not what I’m doing or my intent. Part of my job as an online ID involves reviewing slides that instructors use in their videos. My … [Read more…]

There’s a Place for Us [Repost]

[This was originally posted at EdContexts at However, the blog is closing down. I’m thus reposting it here. It started as a rough draft and was posted on my blog on May 9, 2015. PDF-version-with-comments] I was born and obtained my undergraduate education in Singapore, “the little red dot” or “the Lion City.” In late 1999, I … [Read more…]