Category Archives: Old stuff

story time…

From June 2008 in direct response to activities in the office I posted this. There’s a popular power phrase that goes something like, “Do it and apologize later.” I take issue with it: it makes your apologies meaningless, and says … Continue reading

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a children’s fable, with words from Lawrence Lessig

Sadly, my old blog will be going away. As the university transitions from MovableType to WordPress, everything gets dismantled. The files won’t even function as web pages. What to do? Let go, I guess. There are a few posts there … Continue reading

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invention through illustration 2

Just like the 35mm camera digital insert, this is an older image. In July 2007 I posted the photo with a frustrated plea for just such a device. Like an iPod touch, but with a screen twice the size of … Continue reading

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invention through illustration 1

The flour bag and short cigarettes aren’t real, they’re illustrative inventions. Posting them reminded me of the fun I’ve always had with this illustration type. It also reminds me that if I had a machine shop, or even a garage, … Continue reading

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obnoxious lion

Temple: Navy: This is old work that I’ve moved here from earlier blogs and from Facebook. When I started working on the talking lion experiment, I had a lot of fun. Making the lion turn its head was a good … Continue reading

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