Monthly Archives: December 2011

Marrowstone Island beach wood

In February, 2010 my family and I stayed at a friend’s house on Marrowstone Island, a small island near Port Townsend on the Olympic Peninsula. We always take a walk on the beach, and I always bring my camera. This time … Continue reading

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Speech Recognition Poetry

What happens when you accidentally leave your speech recognition system running while having a conversation with someone? Well, it keeps on working, doing the best it can. And sometimes, the results are almost poetic. Here is a clip from a moment ago. … Continue reading

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Is Designing a Course the Same as Designing a Product?

After class last week, a student asked me “Is designing a course the same as designing a product?” “Yes,” I replied, “they are both quite similar though there are some differences. They both have users. However, courses are rarely designed … Continue reading

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