This quarter I’m lecturing in the UCSC Art Division for an Introduction to Programming for the Arts., an introduction to both programming and web markup languages, designed to help students code their creative projects. Programming is all about methodical problem solving and learning to see the world differently. These skills will serve you well in many things you do….
A Simple Strategy for Tackling Overloaded Task Lists: This weekend I was freaking out. I had so many things to do, all pressing, all priority one, that I was deadlocked. Checking email, updating my Facebook status, and organizing my music collection is so much easier than making a hard choice. For every choice I might make, I am choosing not to do some other critically important task. Freak out. Arrrgggh….
as I stepped off the train alone on my way to the airport to fly, for the first time, out of my country, a pretty girl blew me a kiss from the train as it pulled away. I blew a kiss back and spent the next hour wondering who she was and what made her think to give such a sweet ephemeral gift to a total stranger….