Archive for the 'Tidbits' Category

Finding Royalty Free Images & Sounds

Monday, October 25th, 2010

I’ve been working on a video that I want to make publicly available, and I’ve decided that I want to use only images and sounds that are specifically allowed to be included in new works of art. I thought it would be a pain, but it turns out that there lots of sites that have [...]

Too Condescending?

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

What do you think? Was I a little too condescending? Especially with the quotes around “search engine.” I almost also put sarcastic quotes around “internet.” Now THAT would have been condescending.

Time to Start Making Videos

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Last night, I watched a video on TED.com by Chris Anderson called “How the web powers global innovation.” One idea in particular stood out to me: just as the printing press greatly increased the reach of the written word, internet videos are allowing visual forms of communication to reach a global audience. And we human [...]

Angel’s Flight is Open Again

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

I learned two things when I went downtown L.A. on Thursday. I was down there after I visited a friend in South Pasadena and before meeting some other friends at Philippe’s. The first thing I learned is that the downtown Angel’s Flight Railway is open again. It’s the world’s shortest railroad. It closed for about 9 [...]