Originally published on the Knight Foundation blog, April 6, 2016. Above: Osama Esid and Mizna, STILL / LIFE / SYRIA, Northern Spark 2015, presented by Northern Lights.mn and Mizna, Photo: Ian Plant. An established and supportive community of arts patrons is one of the finest things a city can have, but if the art is … Continue reading How they did it: Reaching new audiences with art
Mr. Bowie has gone elsewhere. Not gone to space with Mr. Ra, expanding and contracting along with the rhythm of the universe, omnipresent and insensate. Love it though he did, he was but an emissary and advocate, a friend to the spaceboy and the starman and the lost soul drifting blissfully in his tin can … Continue reading Mr. Bowie Has Gone Elsewhere
Since summer of 2015 I've been working with the Best Buy API team, writing blogs, release notes and other technical material. This is a sample of a typical blog post, followed by some of our release notes.
Look. Because we do not want to see them. Because it is easier not to show them. Because we will have nightmares. Because we will cry. Because months from now we will find ourselves on the brink of sleep and we will be snapped back to consciousness by a sudden image of her fear-stricken face. … Continue reading The Pictures
A phalanx of teenagers, dull-eyed and dreamy, shambling in circles around the pavement as the shadow of the Dairy Queen sign grows long across the parking lot. Some rolling slowly on sloppily taped decks, practicing ollies and attempting kick-flips that never quite land, others sitting on the curb talking for the sake of talking. Cars … Continue reading Elegy for J.W.
Originally posted on MNArtists.org on January 2, 2015. Photo: Brett Levin Photography, reproduced under Creative Commons license. It's always fun to watch the domino effect of a new technology across the spheres of business and media. In the '90s it was all about companies setting up websites, whether or not they had any idea what … Continue reading Are Podcasts the Future of Public Broadcasting?
Originally published on the Best Buy API blog, April 23, 2015 The Best Buy API team is a pretty close-knit group, and that connection doesn’t always end at the office door. Members of our team are involved with all manner of tech-affiliated events and organizations here in Minnesota and beyond. One of the coolest is … Continue reading Building the future of tech with the Geekettes