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Permission to use


Hello, I’ve had a few requests from folks who would like to use some of the graphics that have been posted here. Please feel free to use them however you wish. Best regards, take care. Advertisements

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The Quest for the Silver Bullet


This is a commentary about Jon Kolko’s article at Design Mind, “The Maturity of a Discipline”, linked below: http://designmind.frogdesign.com/blog/the-maturity-of-a-discipline.html As Jon Kolko pointed out several times, certain concepts are being treated as “silver bullets” to address complex problems. I feel … Continue reading

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Luck


Every so often as I drive to work, I see a stocky-looking guy holding a large cup of coffee, rocking back and forth, listening to his radio, wearing a sandwich board advertising a local plumber. I’ve seen him in the … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to make a nice design using two sticks and a rock


In today’s tutorial I’ll show you how to make a nice design using two sticks and a rock. If you want to use the shortcut, go out and find two sticks that suit your fancy and a nice heavy rock. … Continue reading

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Lunch with Dad


He put me to work doing odd jobs and cooking lunch. Lunch was Nathan’s hot dogs. “You gotta chop an onion.” So I find an onion. Then I get a paring knife. “What that you got?” “A knife.” “That ain’t … Continue reading

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6 Critical Questions


Here’s the “6 Critical Questions” for screen presentations in PPTx format and as a PDF. The words at the bottom of each page are hyperlinked. 6 Critical Questions (PDF) 6 Critical Questions (PPTX)

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Restart


I decided it was a good idea to restart this blog on WordPress. Here, the focus will be on critical thinking. Previously, I had a mix of topics ranging from graphic design to sports. I want to avoid diluting the … Continue reading

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