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shit i have learned through bumbling around, pt 1

‘unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. it’s not.’ – dr seuss

Hey pals!  This is the first part of a blog series I plan on writing leading up to my 21st birthday in April. 

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What this British politician’s terrible app can teach us about UX design

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Earlier this month history was made when UK culture secretary Matt Hancock became the first UK Member of Parliament to launch his own app. 955 more words


PSA: You can’t remove WhatsApp messages once they’ve been quoted

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A couple of months back WhatsApp introduced the ability to delete embarrassing messages you sent by mistake before your contacts have had a chance to peruse them. 286 more words


Porphyria's Other

Porphyria’s Other video performance

I close my eyes

And trace the shape of your curls

In the air with my finger

And I hear you asking me… 432 more words


Texts and Making Meaning

The chapter of Adrian Johns’s book takes, as its starting point, the assertion that we take for granted what we read. He says that the labor of the printing process is “dedicated to effacing its own traces, and necessarily so: only if such efforts disappear could printing gain the air of intrinsic reliability on which its cultural and commercial success could be built” (Johns  2-3). 416 more words

Grey twilight and snow

Outside there is snow which looks like it has been there for at least a day, yet I don’t remember it snowing nor can I recall being out in the snow but my clothes feel damp as I curl my ankles beneath me for warmth. 234 more words