Category Archives: Visual journal
This post is kind of an addendum to the previous post. The issue of difficult images came up again recently. Early this week, Curtis came on from work and said, “Have you seen the news?” Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi had been … Continue reading
Visual literacy, in its most general sense, refers to the skills needed to interpret and use graphical information resources. It means knowing how to read a map. Or having enough sensitivity to social and cultural stereotypes to know when an … Continue reading
I just finished my first semester teaching a brand new graduate-level course that I created called Information Design. The School of Information Studies at Syracuse University generously allowed me try out this new offering and I was delighted to get … Continue reading
Last weekend we took a trip to Ithaca’s Museum of the Earth.Â Just past the exhibit about corn (oddly fascinating), was a seismograph machine.Â This complex device is used to recognize and measure global seismic activity, documenting and recording movement … Continue reading
Syracuse in March.Â I guess it will make us stronger… if it doesn’t kill us.