Category: digital

April 7

Gaming the System: Teachers Hacking the Classroom panel session March 10, 2015 at 10:30am A growing number of teachers are creating games of all shapes and sizes for their own classrooms. They’re defying conventions in creative ways that inspire and…

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August 20

We spend a lot of time with type that we’re unaware of its subtleties. Serifs, descenders and em dashes all have attributes that affect us in ways we don’t consciously acknowledge. Typeface communicates mood while punctuation creates rhythm, creating complex…

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July 14

I recently transitioned my portfolio site, courtneyfrancis.com, to a responsive layout using CSS and media queries. The new layout looks the same in a browser, but reformats at smaller screen sizes to accommodate mobile devices. I did a lot of…

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March 4

There has been a large amount of talk lately about copyright infringement. SOPA and PIPA recently illustrated how ill-equipped the federal government is to handle the complexities and minutiae of maintaining an analog copyright system in a digital society. Recently, Banksy’s…

Read the PostTrends in Copyright Infringement Offer a Lesson in Merit