CMJ 2014, in Selfies

Blog, Travel / 10-27-2014 / No Comments »

I just spent the week in New York for the CMJ (College Music Journal) 2014 Music Marathon—I actually went back in 2011 with Caroline, but this time I was able to go see bands and friends and explore the city in between. My mom got a smartphone a month ago and learned what a selfie was a week ago, so ...


Inspiration: Halloween Face Paint

Blog, Inspiration / 10-18-2014 / No Comments »

I like painting my face as a halloween costume for two reasons: Firstly, it's fun to have a face that looks almost like my face, but makes people do a double take (like, it's not obviously a mask). Secondly, I spent a long time in 2009 making a detailed and cute outfit for a marionette costume, and I ...

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Telepresence Robots: A Love Story

Blog / 10-16-2014 / No Comments »

So, Apple sells these telepresence robots now—it's basically an iPad with Skype, mounted on a tiny Segway. One of the art directors from IBM who spoke at Hopscotch Design fest said they started using these to coordinate with members of their team in different cities and countries, since IBM is a ...