Clonmel Digital

Practicing Progressive Summarization

By @topgoldFaced with eight equally compelling projects, I’m looking to my Second Brain for guidance. And I’m using coloured pencils as a crutch. Summarize a group of noted related to projects you’re currently working on using multiple layers of highlighting to see how it affects …

By @topgoldI decompress while watching Axolotls walk in their aquarium.

We should present ideas better

Would it be better to put as much thought into how our devices present info to us as we think about how we view info on Instagram or Twitter? Those social networking apps parse info for us so cleverly. If we would write our text with headings and highlights our shared info would be easier to absorb.

Tiago Forte reminded me of how my brain stops time. Time dilation is the feeling time is slowing down. Time dilation allows us to remember our experiences better.

Realising yet again that I give the longest runways to ideas that I describe in high quality media text. Words. Figures. Citations. All with Second Brain tentacles.

Our Surface Book Attracts Flies and Felines

by topgold content wrangler.Months of use with a Microsoft Surface Book have taught me tha its outer shell emits heat when the screen is closed with apps running. During the summer months, the warm metal shell attracts flies. Throughout the winter, the Surface offers our cats a happy sitting area. …

Dogs Can Hear

Spotted by @topgold🐕

by @topgoldSeated on campus planning some green screen work.

Summer Clear-out

by @ictedu I’ve reset my goal of executing a meaningful clear-out of digital services this summer. I’m afraid to admit the extent of my usage of digital services. Fortunately, there are several proven strategies to help me dial down digital services. [Summer Clear-out with Digital …

by icteduUsing a little AI to learn more about the future of work for the digital transformation module I’m taking.

Middle Class Lifestyle Out of Reach for Many

by Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler The numbers are startling. The media home price in 1950 was 2.2 times the average income; by 2020, it was six times the average annual income. Child care costs grew about 2,220 percent—yes, you read that right—between 1972 and 2007. Family premiums for …

Cycling to coffee before work.

Heat pumps FTW

Estimates show that 90 percent of Japanese households use heat pumps to heat and cool homes, contributing to a 40 percent drop in the country’s electricity consumption over the past decade. In Italy, the government effectively pays citizens to use the technology; homeowners can get 110 percent …

By Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler.My 11yo son has become an excellent crepe critic. He devours Nutella and banana crepes.

by Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler.Our Axolotls are seven inches long. They don’t like the hot weather.

By Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler.It is the warmest I’ve been in 28 years in Ireland.

I cross out my name

My name is a Confederate monument, so I cross it out when I write it. -- Baynard Woods From the author of Inheritance: An Autobiography of Whiteness

Exhaustion because it is the hottest day of the year.🐈

Rubber Ducking

By Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler.

Thinkers Write

by Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler. Nobody seems to get this: the thinking is the writing and the writing is the thinking. One is not a consequence of the other. You can only hold a very few concepts in your mind at one time. High-level thinking has to be done on paper or on a screen. -- George …

Recognition Parameters Using AMZN Nest

by Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler.Amazon has at least 17 patents for “recognition”. Some of those patents cite services using facial, voice, palm, finger, retina, iris, typing, and gait recognition.

The Never-Ending Now

by Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler. We’re forever chasing what’s new, ignoring anything older than 24 hours. -- David Perell

Shapes of Stories

By Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler.Stories have very predictable shapes. Vonnegut, Pixar, and [Campbell]{…} have shown me their frameworks over the years. we teach those story-telling frameworks to animators and creative media developers on the TUS campus.

Watching Enthusiasm of Youth Media Team

by Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler.I’m watching Dylan review his book of questions before interviewing people with stories to tell.

Tadpoles in the Pond

Snapped by Bernie Goldbach, content wrangler. We have eight tadpoles and their siblings have hopped away already.