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The Brothers Quay, Street Of Crocodiles Inspired Tim Burton

October 5, 2013

There are a lot of parallels between the Brothers Quay movie, Street of Crocodiles, and Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas.

Video: Submerged

September 30, 2013

We are completely submerged by technology, media, and consumerism with no opportunity to question why we even exist.

Objectifying Women’s Bodies In Advertising Hurts Both Women And Men

September 22, 2013

Objectifying women’s bodies in advertising not only harms women, it also harms men’s ability to relate and connect with women in healthily.

New Media Art Revolves Around Technology And Collaboration

September 9, 2013

New Media Art revolves around technology, participation, and collaboration as highlighted by Mark Tribe in his new book, New Media Art.

Henri Cartier-Bresson Overview Of His Life And Incredible Photography

April 12, 2013

Henri Cartier-Bresson brief overview of his life and his incredible photography and some of his perspectives on photography.

“Life’s Better When We’re Connected” Ad Campaign by Bank of America

April 11, 2013

“Life’s better when we’re connected” ad campaign by Bank of America is a new creative campaign with some great touching commercials.

A Lesson In Brand Loyalty, Maker’s Mark Product Change Backfires

February 19, 2013

Brand loyalty is very sensitive to product changes like the time when Marker’s Mark learned that changes can backfire when not done properly.

Social Media for Democracy

December 4, 2012

We all take free speech for granted, especially when it comes to conversations between friends, whether in person or online. For the most part, with some minor exceptions, whenever we feel like saying something online, we just say it. There isn’t much concern about the government coming after us because of a comment we said. […]

The Looming Fiscal Cliff

November 27, 2012

The looming fiscal cliff has brought about a huge challenge that the Obama administration is currently facing. Republicans and Democrats must come together and make a compromise to resolve this crisis, if they are unable to, the results could be catastrophic for our economy. At the end of this year several cuts like the Bush […]

Chris Carlson's photo "The Road Home"

October 30, 2012

After 25 space flights, the NASA space shuttle Endeavour made her last mission, it was a journey through the roads of Los Angeles. Her final home will not be in Florida from where she made her missions; instead she will be at the California Science Center (Bernstein and Lopez). Chris Carlson’s photograph of the Endeavor […]

Debt Ceiling Social Dilemmas

October 12, 2012

Several social dilemmas can be seen in the current debate over the debt ceiling that has been going on in our government over the past year. The debate is essentially this: Republicans do not want to raise our debt ceiling any further with out making spending cuts and by refraining from raising taxes. The Democrats […]

The Psychotherapeutics of Online Photosharing, A Flawed Theory

October 8, 2012

The Psychotherapeutics of Online Photosharing is a very interesting article but unfortunately, it’s full of logical fallacies.

Writing for New Media explored how people connect in the Internet age

May 8, 2012

Writing for New Media explored the various ways people are learning to evolve in how they connect with one another in the Internet age.

Division Among People In The Internet Age Continues But Looks Different

April 20, 2012

Division among people in the Internet Age continues like it always but it looks different as people find more reasons to divide themselves.

Creative Commons Licenses Make You King Of Your Content

March 9, 2012

Creative Commons licenses help you become king of your content instead of allowing your content to be the king over your creativity.

Web Design Should Look And Feel Like A Zen Garden

February 24, 2012

Web Design when done thoughtfully should look and feel like a Zen garden. Inviting users to a place where they feel comfortable to explore.

Information Overload Or Filter Failure, Learning To Detect The Crap

February 10, 2012

Information overload is a problem, or is the problem actually filter failure? We need to learn how to mentally filter the junk we encounter.