3 Favorite Things I Saw This Week (and Last)

[Note: I wrote this post during the last week of 2017] This was last week’s selections but is just as blog-worthy to note. So here they are: Mirai Nagasu’s Redemption Skate: How to Fail Forward Figure-skating was a huge part of my life when I newly relocated to the USA. How “huge”? A rough measurement … [Read more…]

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…]