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"A Journal of Insomnia": Adopting the Other's POV

I’ve been away for a couple of weeks trying to devote most of my time to my dissertation prospectus, but I am back now, and will continue to update this blog as often as I can. 1,512 more words

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Apparently I really love Apple

I’ve not really spoken about this too much, but within the blind people realm there are two organizations that divide us. One is called National Federation of the Blind, and the other is American Council of the Blind. 637 more words


"The Devil's Toy" NFB documentary on skateboarding in Montreal...

Fifteen minutes in length, and fiercely stylish, the film is a both a poetic exploration of the esthetics of this new sport and a barely veiled indictment of the authorities who give the kids who practice it grief, by confiscating their boards and asking them to skate indoors in this silly overcrowded arena, for example. 37 more words


Better know a Canadian functionary: the Government Film Commissioner

The Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau was set up in 1918 to make propaganda and information films for the Dominion government. In 1939, the National Film Commission, … 1,191 more words

Playlist for June 16, 2014

This edition of Exit Music For Films also is partially a throwback to the classic film scores, starting off with Max Steiner’s score the the film-noir classic The Big Sleep. 383 more words


What On Earth!

In a post-canvass discussion with Paisley Rae, talking about community and city building, she pulled this gem from the recesses of her memory.

There’s really nothing more I can add except to say that, here we are, 48 years later, and not a whole lot has changed. 31 more words


NFB and BRE launch new BIM initiatives

The National Federation of Builders has launched a five-day course designed to train individuals at SMEs to become “BIM champions” within their businesses.

Run by the NFB’s Business & Skills training arm in collaboration with the CITB, the CPD-certified course will aim to teach all the skills participants need to strategically guide their organisations towards full BIM implementation. 35 more words