Category Archives: Books

Sequential art recommendations from our community

Before last night, I knew there were some fans of the sequential art in our community. It makes sense, given the importance of art, storytelling, and emotion to our work. Having just finished the first three installments of the new Ms. Marvel, I decided to ask for recommendations. I … Continue reading

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The Sketchnote Handbook, now in German!

In 2012, Mike Rhode asked a bunch of other sketchnoters, including myself, to contribute sketchnotes about how we sketchnote. Fifteen of us joyfully added our perspectives to Mike’s awesome Sketchnote Handbook. And then, at the end of 2013, he got … Continue reading

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The Sketchnote Handbook and my work in print

Mike Rhode’s The Sketchnote Handbook is now available for your enjoyment and inspiration! I am honored to be among the guest sketchnoters who contributed to the book. You can find a two page spread about my process in the first … Continue reading

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About How you Sound

Many of us think about our appearance, and how it can effect the way people think about us. But how many of us consider our voices? The way you sound can cause a person to enjoy or despise hearing you … Continue reading

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Book Review: Confessions of a Public Speaker

Scott Berkun’s Confessions of a Public Speaker is a great first public speaking book to read (from my personal experience). The lessons and laughs contained in its pages are  bound to inspire even the practiced public speaker. Rather than speaking … Continue reading

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Lumber in Holmes’ library

Lately, I have been thinking about the intersection of IA with the everyday person’s life. The more information we encounter, the more we are challenged to keep it organized. The problems we discuss in Thom Haller’s Information Architecture class are … Continue reading

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Considering shelf life and media choice

When I started reading The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet, I knew I would be entertained as well as educated by author and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. The book explains at the history of Pluto … Continue reading

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