Media, design & epistemology

Thinking a lot these days about public discourse.

I’m interested in science, arts, libraries, research, and shared stories.

This is my personal blog. I can be a bit of a skeptic. I’m interested in media, public discourse, PR, journalism, philosophy, science. Politics.

I’ve been experimenting with private blogs, team blogs, internal blogs, and micro blogs, lately.

A Robot stands a little crookedly, or maybe someone in a space suit.

At work

Professionally, I do brand development, graphic design, illustration, document layout, and communications at Pink Sheep Media .

Writing

Here’s a list of posts about journalism, epistemology, and design.

Land back

I’m awed by Ayla Brown’s handmade design. Oh wow, turns out there is more art where this came from: Bentwood Box.
A northern boreal forest of evergreens stand dustily on the shores of lake.

I seen it

She was kind. But she was also ruthlessly attentive to my Northern Alberta dialect. Sometimes she would simply say it back to me. I seen.
Giant cogs drawn in blue and corral with small bodies ground between the gears.

The dominant press is a giant inertia machine

But here’s an old idea: what if dominant journalism, by and large and in the long run, is actually a drag on progress? What if dominant journalism, and by that I mean the mainstream press, is actually a conservative force? On this view, it’s a drag on change…
A glowing pumpkin on the banner of our front step, in VicWest.

Happy Halloween

Halloween in Vicwest is quiet but nice. Some great costumes on the street last night and trick or treaters were…