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PPA Photography Workshops

If you’re a photographer, you’ll want to check out the Spring/Summer lineup of workshops at Philadelphia Photo Arts. There’s something for everyone.

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New Media Outlook 2012

Let’s start our whirlwind tour of the new media landscape with the elephant in the room, HTML5. Despite the hoopla, this standard is far from standard. The spec won’t be finalized until 2013 and browser support is uneven, to say the least. As Jan Ozer succinctly put it, Enough With HTML5 Already. Flash is still the most sensible platform for video delivery to the desktop today, though of course iOS devices do require HTML5. So for the foreseeable future, we’re living in a dual world where there is really no choice but to support both platforms.

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Seven Plus or Minus Two

Life is a choice. Or actually, a series of choices. From the moment you woke up today, you made hundreds – probably thousands – of decisions, some small, some big, that will shape the way your day turns out… and that will influence, in some way, every day that follows.

So it’s worth thinking about how we make those decisions, and how we can help others make better decisions.

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Best Morning Ever

Sunday, June 26 — I wake up early and roll over. The sun is coming up. Rebecca is still asleep and Graham too, who had crawled into bed in the middle of the night. I look at my hands, touch my face, feel my legs. This could have been a very different morning.

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My son Graham turns four next month and if there is one thing I can say for sure about him, he is crazy about trains. In particular, Thomas the Train. Crazy, maybe, to the point of obsession.

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