These items are related to my studies at Quinnipiac University where I am currently pursuing my masters online in Interactive Media & Communications. Expected 2020.
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 […]
Saturday afternoon a very rare thing occurred. A boy came to our door, rang our doorbell and asked if my sons could come out to the park and play. We almost didn’t know what to do. At first, my eldest […]
This week we were asked to evaluate and choose a project management application to use for our Master’s courses and projects. We were provided three options for popular commercial grade “freemium” online platforms that offered a limited version of their […]
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 […]
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 […]