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Sci-Fi & Interface Design Workshop

I’ve taken over Michael LeBlanc‘s Intro to Interactive Design class at NSCAD University for 3 weeks while he’s in China. We’ll be doing a fun little workshop on science fiction film and interface design, inspired by the fantastic book Make It So: Interaction Design Lessons from Science Fiction by Nathan Shedroff and Chris Noessel. Here’s the

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The Neopagan Wheel of the Year

 (or, Why we need Fewer Holidays and More Festivals) I’m sick of holidays. Now, I’m not sick of days where I don’t have to get up and go to work and I can just wear stretchy pants all day and eat crackers out of a box while watching the Animal Planet YouTube channel on autoplay

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Five Iconic Notebooks in Film

I am a highly non-linear notebook user. I usually have several on the go at once, for different purposes. I write on scraps and sticky notes much more often than is good for me. And I have a terrible habit of folding a letter-size sheet in half, writing on one side and then the other,

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Postage Stamps are Endlessly Fascinating

(Things I learned from hoarding foreign stationery: Part II) Okay, so I didn’t actually learn this from hoarding foreign stationery. I’ve been a philatelist since childhood, when I inherited my uncle’s stamp collection and spent a memorable Christmas holiday sorting, organizing and cataloguing stamps. Value was irrelevant — rather, I was interested in amassing the

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