Little Steps

Ask me anything   Things learned along the way.

twitter.com/robbiemelvin:

    xcarolynnn:

    cloudydayrealestate:

    the satisfaction

    One time in like 5th grade I had this teacher and she gave us all bottles of shit like this and told us to squeeze it all out and of course we were like fuck yeah and did it and then she said, “Now, try and shove it all back in the container.” Of course we all tried, and then stared at her confused as shit. When we all obviously gave up, she said, “In the moment, you were so consumed with what you were doing that you didn’t realize the mess you were making. Then, after it was so quickly and easily poured out, you realize it is impossible to put it all back in. Remember this for the rest of your lives when it comes to the words that come out of your mouth” and we were like 10 so we were like yeah ok whatever lady, but somehow to this day I think of it constantly. 

    (Source: officialkirstie, via rosalindrobertson)

    — 2 weeks ago with 536953 notes
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Trampoline. — because John and Brutus would both love this.

    4gifs:

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    Trampoline. — because John and Brutus would both love this.

    (via danicashmanica)

    — 2 weeks ago with 42189 notes
    engineeringhistory:

John Von Neumann’s designs for a nCr calculator, 1944

    engineeringhistory:

    John Von Neumann’s designs for a nCr calculator, 1944

    — 3 weeks ago with 541 notes
    Ryan liked the baby blankets I’ve been making so much that he asked for an afghan of his own.   This will be much bigger than the last few projects, but the yarn is soft so that’s nice.  

    Ryan liked the baby blankets I’ve been making so much that he asked for an afghan of his own.   This will be much bigger than the last few projects, but the yarn is soft so that’s nice.  

    — 3 weeks ago with 1 note
    #fiber arts  #crochet  #for my kid 
    John says… “thats a big ummm knitting stick.”

    John says… “thats a big ummm knitting stick.”

    — 3 weeks ago
    #fiber arts  #crochet  #bulky yarn 
    There's An 18-Metre High Snow Pile In Winnipeg. It's August. →

    alexalexalexalex:

    I just found out about this today. Jfc.

    My husband points the Kenaston pile out every time we drive by. It is one way we judge the passing of the year.  There’s generally a lot of sand/dirt (used to manage icy roads then scooped up during snow clearing)  in the pile so I suspect that might have something of an insulating factor.  Has anyone heard how those people with frozen pipes faired?  The frost went far this past winter so as of June there were still hundreds of homes with frozen pipes.

    — 3 weeks ago with 12 notes
    #winterpeg  #snowpile 
    Fav part of the day… yarn time!

    Fav part of the day… yarn time!

    — 3 weeks ago
    #fibre arts  #yarn  #crochet 
    fastcompany:

Who said humanities majors can’t work in tech?
Elizabeth Churchill, eBay’s director of human-computer interaction and a veteran of Yahoo and Xerox PARC, has a unique mandate: Getting data scientists inside the heads of different kinds of eBay customers.
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At a recent research group meeting one of the participants asked the table who knew about ethnography… about 3 of us (in a room of around 25) put our hands up.  I’m willing to bet next year the number will be higher.
I just completed my Masters in Computer Science but got so immersed and fascinated in the ethnographic side that I’d like to do more research of that type.  (Working on a study right now.)
This is Human Computer Interaction… the humans are really important…  the actually make up MORE than half of the equation as one computer system often serves (or tries to) a whole lot of people.  

    fastcompany:

    Who said humanities majors can’t work in tech?

    Elizabeth Churchill, eBay’s director of human-computer interaction and a veteran of Yahoo and Xerox PARC, has a unique mandate: Getting data scientists inside the heads of different kinds of eBay customers.

    Read More>

    At a recent research group meeting one of the participants asked the table who knew about ethnography… about 3 of us (in a room of around 25) put our hands up.  I’m willing to bet next year the number will be higher.

    I just completed my Masters in Computer Science but got so immersed and fascinated in the ethnographic side that I’d like to do more research of that type.  (Working on a study right now.)

    This is Human Computer Interaction… the humans are really important…  the actually make up MORE than half of the equation as one computer system often serves (or tries to) a whole lot of people.  

    — 1 month ago with 57 notes
    #hci  #research  #cross discipline