Confession: I am a very passive consumer when it comes to online content. I subscribe to a select few news sources and blogs via RSS and occasionally even read what articles are posted, but other than that I mostly rely …

One woman starts to watch a TED talk. What happens next won’t shock you at all if you know that woman’s personality. Read more »

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I wrote a poem. But there’s a backstory. As part of Operation Lisa-Does-The-Assigned-Reading-She-Never-Bothered-Doing-In-Undergrad, I’ve been reading a LOT of classics. Like, Ancient Greek classics. Like Plato and Thucydides and Aristophanes and Homer. A couple of texts in particular caught my …

In which I write a poem (or, I put my Classics minor to use) Read more »

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In the process of cleaning off my desk tonight, I came across something I’d written several years ago. Written beneath it was a quote from Donald Norman’s Emotional Design (or possibly The Design of Everyday Things; I’d wrongly attributed it …

On Empathy Read more »

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