I cannot be prouder (or more humbled) that a history teacher, one down in the trenches no less, would consider one of my simplographics worthy of hanging in a classroom. And to think that as a kid I used to be the teacher’s nightmare…
Here’s a fun experiment: last February I decided to start writing down every word I added to my processor’s dictionary throughout the year. You’d think OpenOffice woulda known about most of these by now… I.- Affordance The design aspect of … Continue reading
Remember that time when the T’s didn’t feel like cooking and I didn’t feel like cleaning and so I came over to their house and used their kitchen to make tortilla for us all? Well, a few weeks ago the … Continue reading
This is something I am seeing more and more amongst certain sections of (mostly uneducated) youth population in Spain. As ignorance extends due to cuts in the education budgets, more and more young Spaniards abandon the healthier mediterranean diet we grew up with in favor of the fast food culture reflected in the hollywood movies they consume, which present a shinier, mythical view of the USA where everything and anything is better than what they have or even what they are. Very sad.
I made this infographic for Fourth of July. Click on the image for full-screen mode…
Did you know that words like cavalier, chivalrous and cavalry are all related to a Latin word that means horse? “Caballus” in vulgar Latin, in contrast to the “proper” Latin term “equus”, also lead to the Spanish word “caballero” (gentleman) … Continue reading
Ok, so people don’t exactly represent themselves candidly when socializing online. You know it, I know it. It’s all part of the fun, right? Online allows you to present a more edited version of yourself and that’s kinda cool. But … Continue reading
Next week I’ll be bowling for the BallStars team to raise funds for Pro-Choice Resources. PCR has worked in our community for 45 years to strike down barriers to sexuality information and resources and I want to help them continue … Continue reading