I Heart Words

October 25, 2010 Video

The best class I ever took in college was on typography. I love the art of the written word and love the recent trend of putting recorded dialogue to artistic motion referred to as kinetic typography. Basically, it’s potent or informational audio (often from a film) with the corresponding written text animated onto the screen [...]

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Navigating the World of Craigslist – House Hunting

October 16, 2010 Nerd Talk
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Too Many Homes I’m not sure why but I love looking at the rental section of Craiglist in cities to which I might not even be moving. The idea of suddenly just dropping everything and moving to some interesting new city has a certain appeal. In college, I often would have a backpack in my [...]

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Navigating the World of Craigslist – Buy Used

October 15, 2010 Nerd Talk
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Buying All Your (Slightly) Used Stuff I love finding a good deal. Sometimes I think the pursuit of the best deal ends up being more enjoyable for me than the purchase of the actual item in question. At this point, Craigslist is my new eBay for buying used goods. I used eBay obsessively when I [...]

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Navigating the World of Craigslist – Job Hunting

October 14, 2010 Nerd Talk
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Be a Job Hunting Expert As I mentioned in my last blog post, I’m a freelance web designer/developer (sometimes I describe as a graphic and web designer) and as such I find myself checking Craigslist all the time. The suggestions I make below can, for the most part, really be applied to anyone looking for [...]

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Navigating the World of Craigslist

October 13, 2010 Nerd Talk
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Whenever I am bored, I have the unfortunate habit (since I’m always at a computer while I’m working) to go to a few websites without much thought.  Some of these sites include Facebook.com, Digg.com, Amazon.com, sometimes Cnet.com if I’m researching some gadget, and most often – Craigslist.org (henceforth referred to simply as Craigslist for simplicity’s [...]

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