Collaborative Haiku

A silent white board Scribble a first line, and wait Emergent haiku. Last Friday, goofing off between meetings, I scribbled one line, five syllables long, on on...

John McCain, RIP

• • • • • • • • • John Sidney McCain III August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018 The above image is a visual / typographic representation of one his favorite quotes f...

Arizona in black & white

Over the past two years in Arizona I have had the opportunity to indulge in my love for photography. Recently I felt the need to play with Adobe Sparks – ...

Expert eyes on creativity

Since 2012, the Deep-Play Research Group has been publishing a series of articles under the broad rubric of Rethinking Technology & Creativity in the 21st C...

Fractals, ambigrams and more

Photo & and design © Punya Mishra. The photo of bubbles was taken with cell phone camera (equipped with a macro lens).  Fractals are mathematical/geometrica...

Squaring a circle on Pi day!

Pie upon reflection is nothing but 3.14! A new version of a design I had created a year ago. Original idea stolen from the Interwebs Since it is Pi(e) day, I th...

The beauty of randomness

I have always been intrigued by the idea of how truly random our lives really are. Seemingly minor events can trigger effects, rippling through our lives, effec...

Origin-al Interface snafu!

The Origins Project at ASU is an attempt to explore humankind’s most fundamental questions about our origins. As the website says, This project brings ...

Robert Pirsig, 1928 – 2017

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance was one of those books that have influenced me deeply. I read it when I was in high school and read it again and again...

Shulman on learning

One of my favorite quotes about learning. From this article, Taking Learning Seriously the entirety of which is worth reading. But for now here is the quote, an...

Failed Haiku

Failed Haiku Five syllables first Second one has seven more A failed Haiku! So close… almost had it. In keeping with the meta-theme, here is another one, ...