Category Archives: Penn State blog

old reflection

Every now and then when I’m in an ambitious reflective mood I’ll launch an archive of my old work blog and scan through several posts. I guess I still wonder what happened. I know I’ll never figure it out. I … Continue reading

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Clarity

From November 27, 2012; my last written post for Penn State. Three days later I was gone. The blogs at Penn State go away tomorrow, and if it all disappears, this is one I want to save. Over the holiday … Continue reading

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blog salvage

A few days ago I received another notice from “no-reply” at Penn State reminding me of the quickly approaching deadline for the end of supported MoveableType blogs at Penn State. I’ve received many, and when I was concerned I emailed … Continue reading

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black point / white point

From September 2012: With a prompt from Taz Tally on lynda dot com I created this file to check the printers I use to find their value range. If you retouch images and try to print them, you might find … Continue reading

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design hell – from August, 2010

More old stuff. Opinion, no pictures… Perhaps I should’ve stuck with pictures? My own personal hell would be designing graphics for a committee made up of people who have dabbled a bit themselves with drawing pictures… Socialized art. Socialized design. … Continue reading

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Sunday funnies- from January 2009

I think I ran this right after we were told to put a framed copy of the “principles” on the wall. Or maybe I’m confused. Not that confusion is necessarily a bad thing…

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the McCloud reading

From November 2010 when our small reading group wrote reaction papers to readings in the New Media Reader. The last reading was a chapter from Scott McCloud’s classic, Understanding Comics and it was in comic format. My response, obviously, needed … Continue reading

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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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