Edward Tufte’s Presenting Data and Information course recap
“The da Vinci of data” was in Portland for a one-day course on data visualization, cartography, statistics, presentations, and more. I had high expectations; Tufte surpassed them.
Tarkovsky’s Andrei Rublev
This film, unlike many that receive the title, is truly epic. It’s one of the few films I own, and I’ve been lucky enough to see it once on the big screen at the Portland Film Festival. A restored version is about to be released to both theaters and video.
Tooling: it’s a buffet now
I have my favorite tools, and they can be a crutch. We have an absurd range of options now, and my eyes are wandering.
Confab 2018 recap
This was my second Confab conference, and it felt (once again) unique among conferences. Confab is special, because Confab is thoughtful.
Content that writes itself
There’s no replacing a content editor, but maintainability sometimes requires a content architecture wherein content can update itself.