Zettelkasten: the Promise of A Truly Effective Method of Learning

Zettelkasten: the Promise of A Truly Effective Method of Learning

Do you love learning new things? Yeah, me too. But if you think about it, you’re not going have someone answer that question with, “Not me! Learning’s just not my thing!” You won’t because humans simply like to learn new things. It’s in our nature. That said, I think you’ll agree that there are differences…

StoryMapJS – Part 3 – Sharing a StoryMap
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StoryMapJS – Part 3 – Sharing a StoryMap

Welcome to Part 3 of the StoryMapJS Tutorial StoryMapJS is free online software that lets you tell a story with media — including images, video or audio – and augment that story by displaying specific locations on a map. It’s one of many projects developed, hosted and freely shared by Knight Lab, part of Northwestern…

The Meal

The Meal

First, a preamble to set the context. I feel I need to explain why I went out of my way to create a page on the website to talk about the experience of eating just one meal. I arrived in Cambridge Bay on August 25, 1997 and the story of the meal took place on…

StoryMapJS Tutorial – Part 1 – Introduction
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StoryMapJS Tutorial – Part 1 – Introduction

When you’re telling others about where you’ve gone and what you’ve experienced, wouldn’t it be cool to show them the exact locations of your travels on a map while you’re telling your story? StoryMapJS is great way for you to do just that. This will be part one of a three part series about StoryMapJS….

Snowblind on a Quad

Snowblind on a Quad

“Mount” Pelly is an esker and is called “Uvayuq” in inuktitut, the native language of the Inuit.  I know this now because Wikipedia told me so. There was no Wikipedia the day we undertook this trip. It would first appear a little over 2 years later. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uvayuq Saturday, September 27, 1997 After a morning…

Out on the Land

Out on the Land

The local description for travelling away from civilization onto the arctic tundra is going “out on the land.” Saturday, September 6 was a big day for me. It was the first time I had the chance to venture out of town onto the tundra with a vehicle. Quads and of course snow mobiles (we generally…