1 hour.

Now. 11:25 I am in Virginia. Another job talk after completing my design degree. I’m an hour early, so found a coffee shop, and found wi-fi, limited to 1 hour. …

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Knights of the Template

In a previous post I wrote about how the prognostications of the end of web design should not be surprising…a sort of automated web design is ushering this in (as …

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Race

I am adopting a child, the daughter of my wife’s first marriage. She is currently 9, is into her mobile phone, is learning the cello and is starting to swim …

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Disordering order

I worked for many years as a librarian.  As I have transitioned from librarianship to design, my past work has not been exactly helpful (some recruiters exclaim, “but he’s a …

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Design has saved my soul

That title is not quite correct. It was what led me to design, the origins of a thoughtful life. It goes like this. Late autumn, 1995. Sophomore year of high …

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Programming and Interaction Design

I’m reading a book by Carl Jung, Synchronicity.  The book sat on my shelf, a book I borrowed from a friend a year ago…I moved last year, and it moved …

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Nemo

In Quaker meeting, we sit in silence. New people never know when to speak, exactly, or if they should; and, at my first Quaker meeting, I also misunderstood the rhythm. …

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Going Native

Graduate school often seems like a good idea. Like a diet, or a new exercise regimen, it seems like the right thing to do. Like diets and exercises, there are …

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Intention

The Quaker meeting this morning was typically quiet. One woman stood up though and mentioned her observation of new flowers emerging; she mentioned perennial flowers, bulbs that you plant and …

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Daughter

She’s taking a long time. We walked to the library, which is really only a few blocks away; the time it takes is due to her insistence on kicking and …

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