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What catches the light?

What catches the light?

All I can do is turn a phrase until it catches the light.Clive James There is nothing I love more than to pitch up at an event, and see someone open their laptop, and there on it's hood is a tattoo that I have created. My own laptop is adorned with countless stickers...

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It's Magic! – a quick guide to graphic recording
It's Magic! – a quick guide to graphic recording

(literally a quick guide to graphic recording) At a meeting the other day I was asked how did I do that?I had graphically recorded (or sketchnoted) a gathering of trustees for ALT, the Association for Learning Technology. In my response, I found myself...

The head and the hand
The head and the hand

I’m suspicious of creative briefs. I don’t mean Y-fronts, but design briefs. It tends to separate the brain (all-powerful creator of ideas) from the hand (the articulate painter of pictures) - as if this was a two step, linear process. The concept is conceived. It...

Soup up your deck – Domains19
Soup up your deck – Domains19

Soup up my deck - Remixer Machine A year or so ago, I was in a museum in Gothenburg, Sweden. There happened to be an live exhibition of the group projects by Computer Science masters students from the local university. One group of students had rustled together a...

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Most of the artwork we create is as a result of conversations. As such, it’s often available freely usable under a Creative Commons licence.

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