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...

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 ...

Wordplay

Just some visual wordplay that I have indulged in, just for the heck of it. Nothing really special, though I am partial to the “Explore, Create, ShareR...

Goodbye 2016, Welcome 2017

Since 2009, our family has made short videos to welcome the new year. These videos are great fun to create, often requiring days of discussion, planning, constr...

Introducing David Pogue

My college (The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College) was one of the sponsors of the Arizona School Board Association Annual Conference. As a part of this, we got t...

Good teaching is good design

I just came across Dieter Rams: ten principles for good design and was immediately struck by how closely they paralleled what is essential for good teaching. Al...

Beirut, Nairobi, Paris

After I had posted my “Paris, City of Love” design on FB, my friend Pilar Quezzaire posted on my wall the following question: What about Beirut and ...

Paris City of Love

Paris has been on my mind for the last 24 hours (as it has been for many others around the world). I have been lucky to have had the opportunity to spend some t...

How not to conduct research

Note: This post has been edited somewhat to (a) clearly hide the url, which I had not done a good job of before; and (b) to add a few suggestions in the last pa...

Website problems

My website has been facing all kinds of problems over the past few weeks. We have been working on figuring out what went wrong and trying to ensure that it does...

EPET in the Spotlight!

The current issue of TechTrends (Volume 57, Issue 3, March 2013) is a special spotlight issue, and the spotlight this time around is on the Educational Psycholo...

Designing 917: A conversation

Danah Henriksen and I taught CEP917 (Knowledge Media Design) last semester. This was a somewhat unique class, with half the students being present here on campu...