memory

Apple Kills The CD, But Portable, Offline Media Is Still Important

10.27.2010 Future

Apple is once again the harbinger of death to what is currently a ubiquitous technology. They’ve done it to the floppy disc and now they are doing it to the CD. Is kill too strong a word? I think not. When Apple (and by Apple I mean Steve Jobs) takes a dislike to something, few [...]

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Writing Assignment: Remember A Favorite Childhood Toy

10.15.2010 writing

Memory is one of the writer’s most important assets. It is a mysterious thing, not the simple recording of an event to be played back upon demand. A memory is wrapped in layers of detail and information, often including one’s emotions at that moment combined with the emotions of remembering. These are recollections of sensations, [...]

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Writing Assignment: Recall Yourself At Another Age

10.01.2010 blogging

If your goal is to become a better writer, you need to practice. Here’s your writing assignment for today: Recall yourself at another age. Our personal journey, the transformation from who we were to who we now are is both important to ourselves, and when told well, interesting to others. Writers need to be  keen observers [...]

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Writing Assignment: Capture An Early Memory

06.11.2010 writing

If your goal is to become a better writer, you need to practice. Here’s your writing assignment for today: write a short paragraph describing an early memory. Memory is one of the writer’s most important tools. Being able to explore one’s own memories and to use them to give depth and details to one’s work [...]

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