Bechtle tells me about Dibenkorn, Dibenkorn gets me closer on why Matisse mattered, and all of them get me to understand the power of being perverse.
Electronic Resources from the San Francisco Public Library – the free, amazing resource you probably don’t know about, but should
The SF Public Library electronic resources are amazing! Free electronically accessible ebooks, magazines, comics, audiobooks, movies and newspapers (include The New York Times), Lynda.com and Rosetta Stone. Free tickets to museums as well. And if you don't live in SF, you can STILL get a SF library card. Details on that in the post too!
The Cardboard Animal Parade happened Feb 4! We had 4 marching bands and hundreds of people. And lots of cardboard animals. Everyone did a great job! And it was great to have a dance party with the city. Spreading some hope and joy with a bit of beautiful chaos. Well done, everyone. A post shared by Mark Krawczuk (@markkrawczuk) on Feb 7, 2017 at 6:49pm PST Links to additional coverage: http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/02/06/a-night-with-the-resistance/ https://bernalwood.com/2017/02/06/cardboard-animal-parade-brings-purposeful-pointlessness-to-precita-park/ Cardboard animals have seized Precita Park! Posted by Bernalwood on Saturday, February 4, 2017 Thanks to K0RE and... Read The Rest →
I’m putting together posts for the last few days. There has been some excitement! Saturday Oct 17 Notes: – Exploring the South Bay was supposed to start early, but other things got in the way. So, I pulled my laundry in the car, grabbed a friend and went to the combo laundromat / cafe! All five loads of laundry done and an Eggs Benedict eaten, the rest of the friends show up and then we were off! – The food in SF is great, but I’m excited by some of... Read The Rest →
Long day yesterday, and needed a pick-me-up…
Trust me, the view was way more impressive in person. Some things just don’t translate well to digital. Just have to be there. – I have one of Robin’s locket’s in my truck. It means a lot to me… http://maggiemayandlocketfox.tumblr.com/post/131245649484/making-art-to-make-meaning-the-affordable I’ve had a “special things box” for most of my life, too. And funny, I keep on making and using boxes for special things as well. I hope Robin writes more. She’s great at it. – Evan always tells me how great Turtle Tower is. So I went with... Read The Rest →
Conflict, as seen on desk of an office mate. NOTES: – Rusty’s Zine is out for the week: http://www.electricdreaming.com/archives/780 – My VR reading list. What should I add? https://www.oculus.com/en-us/ https://www.google.com/get/cardboard/ https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us 20th Century Fox First Major Hollywood Studio To Release Full-Length Films On Oculus The studio is releasing 100 movies, including hits like Birdman, Alien, and Die Hard for Oculus Video users to rent or buy. http://www.fastcompany.com/3051483/tech-forecast/20th-century-fox-first-major-hollywood-studio-to-release-full-length-films-on- http://www.technologyreview.com/news/542341/microsoft-researchers-are-working-on-multi-person-virtual-reality/
Tess Aquarium totally got me this thrift store score! Bring on the loose leave tea!!! (And just you wait to see the tea cozy!) -This is totally inspiring! More epic projects! Great photos by Tod! http://gothamist.com/2015/10/13/pumpkin_blaze_halloween.php – AGHHH! Mind blown… Also, this!
NOTES: – I am all for automating things, but I really like the conductor messages on the train, and the occasional narrative quip. – Prunes / Raisins – The word for plumb in French is prune, and the word for grape in French is raisin. Why do those words have different meanins? Royals. https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/2j7q75/eli5_why_do_some_dried_fruits_raisins_prunes_etc/cl9j8o4 Also funny language thing: Want to see a Brit blush? Ask them what fanny pack means? – I didn’t go go Corgi Con, but Buzzfeed did! http://www.buzzfeed.com/samimain/corgicon-fall-2015#.idvZb3yMW And, http://www.sfgate.com/aboutsfgate/slideshow/Corgi-Con-118477.php – look how cute! – No one... Read The Rest →
Oct 11 – Carving orange pumpkins sounds like a pretty fitting way to ring in the season. You know what else does?
I bought pumpkins for the house. I’ll update you on progress! NOTES: – Highlights from the online classes I am taking: PHP: =, ==, === – all different things. = assigns something a value, == compares two variables to see if they have the same value and returns true or false, and === compares two variables to see if they have the same value and same data type and returns true or false. I don’t know why, but I really love === . PHP: I really don’t know when I... Read The Rest →