Monthly Archives: November 2010

Free for the Taking

Free. Initially, when I think of this word, I think of a “free” space on a Bingo card.  That, and bright yellow starburst shapes on packaging, calling attention to an extra doo-dad included. Picture compliments of Abbey Hendrickson via Wikimedia … Continue reading

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The Cloud

(Wicked moving cloud image compliments of Wikimedia Commons via Jorge Barrios) At the very beginning of the semester, I remember looking at the syllabus for this class and seeing “The Cloud” listed for this week and wondering, “What the heck … Continue reading

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Video Games are Art

Roger Ebert, what were you thinking? Many moons ago, he made the foolish comment that video games could never be art. Very foolish indeed.  See, computers and their pixels allow digital artists to combine various bits of colored light to … Continue reading

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Confections, Mmm!

Word on the street is that a literary confection is “an assembly of many visual elements, selected from various Streams of Story, then brought together and juxtaposed on the still flatland of paper” (Tufte 121). And here I thought he … Continue reading

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