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Connection making

Friday, July 7th, 2006

After our meeting yesterday I spent a fair bit of time thinking about how desirable it would be to make explicit connections between associated bits of information and insight that we have collected but not yet processed. Wayne and I spent some time at the end of the meeting inventorying our existing sites and sub-sites […]

Whiteboard image found

Friday, July 7th, 2006

I found the whiteboard artifact from our mid-May brainstorming session. To see this at larger scale click on the image.

Seasonal Changes in Two Bay Area Salt Marshes

Monday, June 19th, 2006

Earlier this year, I posted two pieces on the Heron’s Head salt marsh [see below: Heron’s Head Salt Marsh Losing Salt; and, Seasonal Change in Heron’s Head Salt Marsh Micro-community]. Since my post on the seasonal changes in the Cyanobacterial mat community of the Heron’s Head salt marsh micro-community, I have been regularly visiting and […]

Aerial Panorama — Coyote Hills Slough

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

Now that classes for Spring Semester are over it is time to catch up on my Hidden Ecologies posts. Last March I headed out to the Coyote Hills to take an aerial panorama for the WorldWide Panorama Spring Equinox theme of “Borders.” Every three months the WWP project calls for panoramas taken during a single […]

This and that

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

My various blogs, this one included, have been a bit quiet of late. But behind the scenes I have been deeply immersed in learning more about the coupling of PHP with MySQL with a bit of CSS sprinkled on for good form. I am enjoying this greatly for the richness and challenge of its learning […]

ISEA Lecture at CCA this Tuesday

Sunday, February 19th, 2006

Pigeon Blogs, Paper Cup Networks, and Karaoke Squirrels: Life and Art in the 21st Century A lecture by Steve Dietz Graduate Lecture Series Tuesday, February 21st, 7:00pm Timken Lecture Hall, California College of the Arts 1111 Eighth Street, San Francisco

Site upgraded to WordPress 2.0.1

Sunday, February 19th, 2006

After bumbling about for an jour or two I have sucessfully installed new WordPress software. The principal differences will be evident behind the scenes in the editing and administration areas. This version will also let you use a WYSIWIG editor if you like and uplaod images directly to the site. Much of this week was […]

ISEA is 6 months out

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

Here is a bit of buzz I picked up at the CNN WWW site this morning. Beatriz da Costa, of the University of California at Irvine is designing instrumentation backpacks for pigeons who will beam pollution data back to a ‘pigeon blog’. The ISEA conference will serve as the inaugural test of the system. The […]

Today’s trip to Don Ed

Thursday, January 26th, 2006

The marshes seemed to be bulging today though the tide in the bay was very low exposing tires and junk underneath the bridge.

Heron’s Head history

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

A brief history of Heron’s Head Park assembled by the Neighborhood Park’s Council included this interesting segment (attributed to Peter Woodall): The history of India basin is a curious combination of industry and open space, business and pleasure. The name India basin first appeared on a map in 1868, but theories as to its origin […]