Monthly Archives: February 2013

Snake Oil over Ramen Noodles

My colleague Helen is a data analyst and researcher at the University of Toronto. Daily, she mines volumes of data about graduate education. Most of her reports feature black and white charts with texts and numbers. The reports are robust … Continue reading

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Entering the Blogosphere

I am a novice blogger. Celebrities and status-seekers write blogs. Corporations with social media strategies write blogs. Unconvinced that the blogosphere offered much to significantly impact my life, I consciously steered clear. Until now. When my writer friend Elaine moved … Continue reading

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Hello visual design class! (Anyone out there?)

I am extroverted. I enjoy relating to people face to face, and I am energized through human interaction and external stimuli. So I never pictured myself sitting at home alone taking an online class about communication. I much prefer to … Continue reading

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