Tip of the Quill: A Journal

Category Archives: Community

Links list: 05-24-2014, the SOLID 10(ish) edition.

I’ve just returned from O’Reilly’s inaugural SOLID conference in San Francisco. Here are 10 of the cool things I found, plus one bonus fascinating turn of events… Noam.io from IDEO. This could be crucial for an upcoming version of LIGHTHOUSE IN THE WOODS… MOMA’s Paola Antonelli. One of the best talks at SOLID was from […]

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So, that happened.

How cool is this? And yes, it’s that Orlando Jones. Who, yes, I have had the privilege of meeting, and yes, he is very awesome. #FF #AcaFans @henryjenkins @flourish @bookdal @prof_anne @bertha_c @FanStudies @bennettlucyk @travelingheidi @geoffreylong @FrancescaMSmith — Orlando Jones (@TheOrlandoJones) April 11, 2014

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Support the Interstitial Arts Foundation!

One last shout-out before logging off for the night: a very heartfelt plea to join me in supporting the Interstitial Arts Foundation, an excellent group dedicated to the fine art of boundary-blurring creativity. Here’s the official letter from the IAF board: Dear All, Only a few nights remain before the turn of the year, providing […]

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David’s got a brand-new reel!

My old friend (and I do mean ‘old’) just posted his new 2007 portfolio. There’s some great stuff in there, and I love the way he spliced some of the dialogue in his pieces together into a conversation. Anybody need an animator?

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Caitlin at Poets.org.

Wow. My ex-girlfriend Caitlin just got a nice little writeup over at poets.org. Attagirl!

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Congratulations, Jamie and Erik!

A quick shout-out to congratulate my (relatively) newly-engaged friend and business associate Erik Martin and his fancee Jamie Blythe. Way to go, man – looks like you got yourself a keeper!

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The Professor becoming a professor!

Woo-hoo! I just got word that my old friend and housemate Nick “Professor Bosley” Ferraro is headed to Cornell! Attaboy, Nick – welcome back to the Northeast! ­čÖé

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A well-animated man.

My old brother David from my Advisory Board days is back in school too, down at the Digital Animation and Visual Effects School in Florida, and boy howdy is he doing some amazing stuff down there. If you swing by his Photojournal you can see some of his new work – make sure to check […]

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Huff and Cooper got married!

Holy catfish! A great big congratulations to my friends Andrew Huff and Cinnamon Cooper, who just tied the knot in New Orleans! Conga rats to the Huffencoopers!

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Powazek on Threadless.

Check it out – Derek’s got some posts up for review on Threadless. Go throw his designs some props and help a friend realize his dream as a fashion designer!   

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