My suspicions have been confirmed. Power Points are in fact bad for learning. So why do our professors persist to use it? One theory I have is because Power Points are easy ways to avoid actually teaching anything invigorating and new that will challenge and excite the minds of its audience. All people do is… Continue reading Power Point is Bad for Learning
Lupe Fiasco's American TerroristClose your mindClose your eyesSee with your heartHow do you forgive the murderer of your father?The ink of a scholar is worth a thousand times more than the blood of a martyrWe came through the storm nooses on our necksAnd a smallpox blanket to keep us warmOn a 747 on the pentagon… Continue reading American Terrorist
First thing that came to my mind...I hope she's okay though...
So about two weeks ago, my friend Brittany found out that Norah Jones was going to be giving a free concert at the Amoeba in LA and we both shat ourselves. So yesterday was the aforementioned concert and it was freakin' sweet. She played a small set for about 45 minutes or so and then… Continue reading Norah Jones Concert
Thoughts on MusicSteve JobsFebruary 6, 2007With the stunning global success of Apple's iPod music player and iTunes online music store, some have called for Apple to "open" the digital rights management (DRM) System that Apple uses to protect its music against theft, so that music purchased from iTunes can be played on digital devices purchased… Continue reading Steve Jobs Hates DRM
Sony MDR-NC6 Noise Canceling Headphones ReviewBy Lewis LeongWritten in memory of James KimIntroduction In the continuing quest for a world without external aural distractions, I picked up the Sony MDR-NC6 noise canceling headphones to experiment how well noise cancellation technology actually works. I already have a pair of Sennheiser CX300 noise canceling ear buds which… Continue reading
Pain is universal. When we get hit, we bruise. When we get cut, be bleed. We all bleed the same. We hurt the same. We all just do what we can to get by. Fools will always try to differentiate people by race, class, ethnicity, or whatever but in the end, in the quintessence of… Continue reading Pain
So I woke up and took one good look at the forecast and said to myself, "Piss."Then I go to check my e-mail and I noticed that UCLA sent me something. Now why would UCLA be sending me anything? I open it to find out that some hacker had gotten into their data base and… Continue reading Woke Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed
James Kim Found DeceasedI do not even know what to say... I was hoping with every fiber of my soul that he would return to his family alive and well. I felt like I knew him though we never met. I read, watched, and listened to so much of his work that he was like… Continue reading James Kim Found Deceased
The Transformation is complete. Tripped out yet?
I was disheartened and depressed when I learned today that one of Cnet's editors and his entire family has gone missing. James Kim, wife Kati, and two daughters Penelope and Sabine were supposed to return on Sunday after a trip to Seattle, Washington. They were last seen on Saturday in Portland, Oregon. They are driving… Continue reading Missing Family