“A book in an object, and its very properties cannot be approached without considering its content.”
The Forms and Functions of Photobooks (1)
from Joerg Colberg’s online photography magazine, featuring photographer profiles, interviews, articles, and book reviews.
Breaking the Black Box: What Facebook Knows About You – ProPublica
We live in an era of increasing automation. But as machines make more decisions for us, it is increasingly important to understand the algorithms that produce their judgments.
Living in the age of algorithms and how they affect our lives.
This is How a Camera Adds 10 Pounds via Petapixel
It’s commonly said that a camera adds 10 pounds, making you look heavier than you actually are.
Striking example of how lenses and focal length affect what we see. Notice how head and nose change shape.
How to use search like a pro: 10 tips and tricks for Google and beyond | Technology | The Guardian
Searching with regular sentences will only get you so far – if you need to find something a bit tricky turn to these advanced yet simple methods. (link to article)
” ” * many things I did not know.
How to Create a Performing Arts Video Work Sample Part 1 of 3: Your Video Is an Artifact • tips from NYFA.org – NYFA Current.
NYFA current is a great list to be on > grant opportunities, artist profiles, professional advice, etc. This article about video documentation of performance (or installation) is very useful.
A video work sample is a tool you should probably have if you create work in the performing arts or make installations. Many grant applications and festival submissions require it, or even if they don’t, your application still may need one in order to be competitive…
A good work sample video draws you into the performance. It makes you feel like you’re there. And it compels you to keep watching. read complete article
I will update this post when parts 2 and 3 are online.
DIY Bounce Wall for 99 Cents.
– a wire coat hanger
– a piece of cardboard
– aluminum foil
– clothes pins
– adhesive tape
– an old tripod or adapter screw
This post in honor of National Day of Listening [otherwise known as Thanksgiving]
StoryCorps mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives.
Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 30,000 interviews from more than 60,000 participants. Each conversation is recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind, and millions listen to our broadcasts on public radio and the web. Read more…
**They offer a DIY guide about recording stories**
Store photos outside of iPhoto’s library
A way to use iphoto for what it is good for but having access to your files outside of the program.
Dreamweaver Books NYU database 24/7
[nyu home/research – look under popular databases for Books24x7.com]
(if you go to it from off campus – you just have to put in your net id
and password – assume it will go right there from off campus)
DIRECT LINKS to Dreamweaver Books
Dreamweaver CS4 bible
Dreamweaver CS4 Dummies
The Essential Guide to Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS, Ajax, and PHP
Photoshop books24x7 links
Once you know the basics and for specific help on various topics for all adobe products, Layers magazine online has great tutorials