Today I would like to write about a complaint of mine, a frustration with the business world. I am not going to refer to a specific location while venting about my disappointment during my job search in the field of Communication because I have a very strong feeling that my peers who are undergoing the … Continue reading Can you please stop it?
Originally posted on museum geek:
Lately, questions about the bastardisation of the term curator have been emerging around the blogosphere. The Hermitage Museum wrote An Open Letter to Everyone Using the Word ‘Curate’ Incorrectly on the Internet, and Digital Transformations recently asked whether DJs are curators, and vice versa. Their opening volley caught my attention: The… Continue reading A throwdown about the term ‘curator’
Originally posted on TIME:
With the growing awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault, we rarely use the most concise word for brutality against women: femicide, the murder of a woman. Femicide is rarely tracked by government agencies, but now one woman in the U.K. is beginning to compile a list of women killed by… Continue reading Someone is Finally Starting to Count ‘Femicides’
It is going to be 2 years in a couple of days since my North American life took a start. It has been a very interesting experience for me on so many levels, and a challenging one for sure. Full of observations and questioning sometimes, being unable to understand what is going on around… As … Continue reading Values are hidden in words?
Originally posted on TEDActive Blog:
The TEDActive community is made up of a unique group of smart, creative, passionate and quirky individuals. In this segment, we will be curating a special TED Talks playlist for each of the myriad of types of people we’ve run into at the TEDActive conference. The Makers: the ones mad… Continue reading The Maker’s Playlist: 10 TED Talks to feed your tinkering habit
When we think of the lifespan of relationships -whether it be romantic, familial or professional- to be or not to be available is a big determinant. From the beginning to the end, being available matters a lot in the destiny of a relationship. After all, nobody can deny the superiority of face-to-face relationship over other … Continue reading To communicate or not to communicate, that is the question?
I do agree with Marshall McLuhan who wrote ”…that literate man, when we meet him in the Greek world, is a split man, a schizophrenic, as all literate men have been since the invention of the phonetic alphabet”. (The Gutenberg Galaxy) I am not going to delve into any kind of detailed interpretation here … Continue reading One should begin from somewhere