Monday, September 29, 2008

Da Vinci had 7 Principles He Lived By..

  • Curiosita, or curiosity. Stay curious about life.
  • Dimonstratzione means to always test your knowledge throughout you life
  • Sensazione is to become very aware of your senses. When you eat, taste the food. When you breathe, smell the air, and so on...
  • Sfumato: Coined after his style of painting, one should be ready to embrace uncertainty
  • Arte/Scienza suggests you should use both the right and left hemispheres of your brain well and often.
  • Corporalita is to be fit and able to use the whole body, both left and right sides well.
  • Connessione - know that ALL things are connected to one another.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Dreamweaver Anchors

Last night I figured out how to make and linked anchors in Dreamweaver. This is going to come in very handy.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Bamboo will grow its...

Bamboo will grow its entire height within several months, after that point it will stop growing, it will grow no more. listen

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

He, She or It...

English once had a pronoun "hae" that was not specific to gender. It was lost in medieval times, leaving us with only " he", "she", and " it".

Monday, September 15, 2008

Fly's Eyes

According to a scientist being interviewed on NPR's Science Friday...

Flies are able to see one image like humans do, but just do it with many different lenses. Their vision is very fast. If a fly were to watch a movie in a theater, it would look more like a slide show to them rather than the moving pictures we see. Apparently, this slide show would be rendered very chunky though. Something of the tune of 25 PPI...

Friday, September 12, 2008

School Matrix

I am looking at joining a committee at school. Today I learned about the matrix the schools structure is to get things done... No wonder it takes so long to accomplish anything.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Laziness is an Odd Thing

So, I haven't posted in a while. I can give all kinds of excuses, but when it comes down to it, I choose not to. It is not that I am not learning something new every day. Indeed I am and more importantly, to me, notice that I am. I just seem not to want to take the time out of the flow of what I am doing to post the learning.... or even Jott a quick reminder of what I learned. Discipline over time has never been my strong suit. While I am still interested in working on this project in 2009, I am really seeing how challenging it will be.