Exploring the intersection of creativity and technology.

Written and collected by Ryan Catalani (@magicofpi).

  1. My photos from Emerson’s 12th annual 9/11 vigil.

    Posted on September 14, 2013
  2. Headlines about the Boston Marathon bombing suspects continue to dominate national news.

    Posted on April 20, 2013
  3. Reflecting on the snow-covered Common, yesterday’s sunset was spectacular.

    Posted on February 10, 2013
  4. Scenes from last night.

    Posted on February 9, 2013
  5. Nemo provided some quite scenic snowfall on the Boston Common.

    Posted on February 8, 2013
  6. I started drawing on an iPhone at the beginning of 2009, and, at the time, I liked being able to work so small. I got so used to the size that the first time I used the iPad, it felt like I had a pinball machine in front of me. In time, however, I became more proficient on the tablet and started using more lines and more detail. To the point that now, it feels primitive indeed to draw on the iPhone.

    Five years after Jorge Colombo’s innovative New Yorker cover (left) drawn with the iPhone app Brushes, he followed up this week with a cover—in the same visual style and perhaps same physical location—created on an iPad.

    Posted on January 28, 2013
  7. berkeleybeacon:

    Of course I like that — that’s exactly who I am. I have lots of swag, clearly.

    — President Pelton commenting on @DatPeltonSwag, the parody Twitter account prompting laughs—and some controversy—on campus.

    Posted on January 27, 2013
  8. "I’m sorry. Am I reading too brightly?"

    "I’m sorry. Am I reading too brightly?"

    Posted on January 25, 2013
  9. "We’re all created equal, baby. After that, you’re on your own."
(Reminds me of this: “Americans have an egalitarian approach to inequality: they want everyone to have an equal chance to become better-off than everyone else.”)

    "We’re all created equal, baby. After that, you’re on your own."

    (Reminds me of this: “Americans have an egalitarian approach to inequality: they want everyone to have an equal chance to become better-off than everyone else.”)

    Posted on January 25, 2013
  10. shortformblog:

digg:

A Connecticut newspaper ran an ad for a gun show next to a story about Sandy Hook today.

As a former newspaper guy, let me emphasize that in situations like these, you can generally check the ad stacks and change things to avoid situations like this.

    shortformblog:

    digg:

    A Connecticut newspaper ran an ad for a gun show next to a story about Sandy Hook today.

    As a former newspaper guy, let me emphasize that in situations like these, you can generally check the ad stacks and change things to avoid situations like this.

    (via andrewgraham)

    Posted on January 3, 2013