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[9 Sep 2008 | One Comment | 264 views]

MUTO a wall-painted animation by BLU from blu on Vimeo.
This is one of the coolest animation I’ve ever, ever seen.  Ever.  (really) Of course, that’s colored by me not knowing that anyone made animation out of doors.  Sometimes I think people spend too much time searching for meaning in things.  I’ve been guilty of that and have tried my best to let go and enjoy things for what they are.  Skip the how and why and just enjoy the moment.  I’ve always been interested in learning animation (I see stop-motion …

creativity, unschooling »

[5 May 2008 | Comments Off | 156 views]

Here’s an interesting article I read in the NY Times today.  The general idea is that changing habits promotes creativity, which makes sense since that entails thinking just a little differently.  All the little things add up :-)  The line that most caught my attention though is

At puberty, however, the brain shuts down half of that capacity, preserving only those modes of thought that have seemed most valuable during the first decade or so of life.

Sounds like a really good reason to keep children engaged and in a vibrant environment …