(de)Signs, a series on Slate

by | Monday, March 01, 2010

Signs

Slate magazine is running an interesting series by Julia Turner on signs and their design. Two articles are now up

This is looking to be a fascinating series with four more articles forthcoming.

Topics related to this post: Art | Design | Economics | Engineering | Good | Bad Design | Representation | Stories

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Creepy

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TPACK newsletter #34, October 2017

TPACK newsletter #34, October 2017

The latest version of the TPACK newsletter (#34) is now available and can be  found here (pdf). All previous issues are archived here. As always, thanks to Judi Harris for all the work that goes into this.

ChatGPT3 is bulls*** artist

ChatGPT3 is bulls*** artist

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The search for pattern, beauty & intelligent life…

Connecting birds nests to "crop circles under the ocean" leading to some thoughts on perception, beauty and finding intelligent life in the universe (or maybe even on this planet). The other day I found a bird's nest on my front lawn. Most probably it had fallen down...

A great honor: 10 most influential people in Ed Tech

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We Have Always Been Rhizomatic

We Have Always Been Rhizomatic

Danah Henriksen and I were recently asked to write a foreword for a book titled New Directions in Rhizomatic Learning: From Poststructural Thinking to Nomadic Pedagogy edited by Myint Swe Khine. This was a fun foreword to write and allowed us to explore a range of...

On picturing words, tech-mix an old school idea

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Games, claims, genres & learning

Foster, A. N., Mishra, P. (in press). Games, claims, genres & learning. In R. E. Ferdig (Ed.), Handbook of research on effective electronic gaming in education. [PDF document] Abstract: We offer a framework for conducting research on games for learning. Building on a...

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