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Card stacks

Today, after a pleasant meeting at UPR’s Graduate School of Information and Technology Science, just above the library, my attention was caught by some strange furniture in the shape of drawers. [Photo by me. CC Licence BY-NC-SA] Yes! They are … Continue reading

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Creation and meaning and House of Cards

[No spoilers ahead] One episode of the new season of House of Cards has some Tibetan monks make  a beautiful colored-sand mandala in the White House. Like all good mandalas (and puzzles, by the way) a mandala -as a pure … Continue reading

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The face-to-face myth

Writer Susan Pinker published a nice article on The New York Times titled Can Students Have Too Much Tech? It is a bit biased, in my opinion. First, let me say I haven’t yet read her bestselling book The Village … Continue reading

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Ave

These images tell a story of people’s beliefs. I shot them during the last week of 2013, so it is fitting they begin 2014 for Skate of the Web.  

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Conscientious Objections

“What difference does it make what you call it?” Indeed, why is it so important to pay attention to the definitions we use, and use them accordingly? This is what Neil Postman is talking about when he pushes a colleague … Continue reading

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