Small Worlds reading

  From the Small Worlds reading, this photo stuck out most to me, for whatever reason – most likely that it was a photo with not too much of a caption, and it was from the first couple of pages, and I might have been kind of rushed for time. Anyway, I found this quite … [Read more…]

Storytelling – Form vs. Content – Why don’t we have both?

So I’m going to delve into the argument of form vs content. If it must be a matter of ‘versus’, then my answer will be content every time. If someone has a great story to tell then I’m going to enjoy it regardless of its form – music, novel, poem, film, video game, doesn’t matter. … [Read more…]

Collages and Warpaint

I found myself quite enjoying this week’s collage reading. The point wasn’t clear to me early on, as I read the piece chronologically from 312 onwards, but after a few hints that the ordering of things should not be relevant, I began scrolling randomly through the document, reading which ever number that caught my eye … [Read more…]

What they said

Jane found a surprising amount of enjoyment in the reading, as she was ‘shocked’ by the accuracy of some of Nelson’s predictions, including the changes in structure of education through computers and other devices. On the Nelson reading, Gemma makes what I feel is a relevant connection to a Goosebumps Choose Your Own Adventure book, … [Read more…]

‘As We May Think’ reading

The reading As We May Think was written by Dr Vannevar Bush in July, 1945, when the Second World War was coming to a close. A short introduction from the editor makes several points, a strong one being that the inventions of Bush’s time had acted as a way to extend physical power, but not … [Read more…]