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Summary of Introduction and Chapter 1 of “Animated Storytelling” by Liz Blazer Good animations, both character driven films and motion graphics, require planning. According to Liz Blazer, author of “Animated Storytelling” there are three major considerations before you even begin […]
I admit that was a .GIF snob. I associated the animated .gif (Graphics Interchange Format) images with bad website design. I started working on websites during the browser wars. There was no consistency on what a user experience would be. […]
I am looking forward to my next class “ICM504, Designing for Motion Across Media” with professor Kent Golden. This course covers the concepts of motion design across multiple platforms. From what I can gleen, we will be storyboarding and creating our own animations starting next week with an animated .gif. It is funny how each class makes you change gears mentally…
A guide to personal well being and productivity in the attention economy. Introduction Protecting yourself and loved ones from the negative effects of pervasive technology is becoming difficult. Technology is ubiquitous and is impacting every facet of our lives. It […]
Chamath Palihapitiya, former Facebook vice president for user growth, voices concerns about social media platforms. He says that “The ability to connect and share information so quickly — as well as the instant gratification people give and receive over their […]
The Cosmos Club is a small but prestigious private club near Dupont Circle in Washington D.C. It encompasses a food and beverage establishment, hotel, catering service and member organization. As IT manager, my responsibilities included maintaining organization’s effectiveness by defining, delivering, and supporting information technologies.
Infographic Methodol0gy We were asked to measure, track, and collect data on an electronic habit such as using social media, television, texting or checking stats on an apple watch. I can safely say that I am not an avid social […]
I wake from a deep sleep, sweating, I shriek in horror as I feel the vibration of a mind control device next to my bed. It beckons me with a shimmering blue light, shimmering glows, blinking, a soft friendly sound, […]
Cal Newport defines the term “Deep Work” as professional activities performed in a state of distraction free concentration that push your cognitive abilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill and are hard to replicate. To […]