psychotherapeutic reading

i just finished the bell jar by sylvia plath. somehow inspired to read by this. a movie trailer. “What I hate is the thought of being under a man’s thumb,” I had told Doctor Nolan. “A man doesn’t have a…

I’m working on this document for work.

A functional specification for our future website, a project which, as I’m proposing, should completely obsolete the Access database work I’ve done for MEASURE over the past 3+ years, a project which I may or may not have any hand…

new lamp

New lamp, thanks to Crate & Barrel

tracing intellectual meanderings

a few days ago, i read this boingboing post about the new google “search by number” features, which i discussed in my metadata class this morning, in reference to a question about whether web search engines really use metadata (clearly…

brrr…. it’s cold in carrboro

(no school/work tomorrow)

references

one of my favorite websites, Merrian Webster Online, just had an “extreme makeover.” which makes me think about the other online reference materials that i use daily: google for finding anything online merrian webster for word spelling, definitions weather.com for…

where in the world is carmen sandiego?

ok, rarely do i do these things, but i thought this was neat. select the states you’ve visited, get a map with those states in red. i’m a sucker for information visualizations. plus i was curious to “see” where i’ve…

this longish post is about digital cameras

i’ve been flustrated that my 2mp digital camera really only produces images suitable for printing 5x7s. which is bigger than your standard 4×6, but postcardesque on the wall. perhaps i need a smaller wall? so i went to a pretty…

happy 21st birthday matthew!

brother matthew recently got himself a picture phone.