The first impression I got when I read the title was that this article is about Wipeout and one of its harder tasks, the Big Red Balls, but just one sentence into the article, I realized I was wrong. In fact, it’s not even minutely related to the show (much to me annoyance). The article starts … More The Really Big One?
I have to say, when I first heard that we were gonna watch Project Nim in class, and looked up what it was about, my first reaction was, “Meh, this is going to be boring.” But I was pleasantly surprised. The premise and representation of the actual project were rather interesting. I liked how they … More Project Nim Reflection
When I read Jake Abrahamson’s “Waiting for Light”, I connected with it on a spiritual level. Growing up in India, I have heard countless such stories first hand, from my parents, grandparents, and other miscellaneous family members. Stories about how a majority of their childhood was spent in darkness (both literally and metaphorically) and how … More A Light That Never Comes (or does it?)
When I read the 2 articles about MuddyBot, I was immediately struck by how different 2 articles on the same topic could be. On the one hand, we had the article published by Popular Science, which was geared more towards the general public, and on the other hand, we had the article published in Georgia … More Thoughts on MuddyBot
Wikipedia defines photo essays as “a set or series of photographs that are made to create a series of emotions in the viewer.” I feel it’s much more than that. Not only do photo essays evoke emotion, they involve the reader, they are compelled to respond visually and thus involve more senses, making the entire … More Why I Love Photo Essays
Honestly, I had never thought much about climate change. I always thought of it as a region-specific local phenomenon but reading Eli Kintisch’s “Into the Maelstrom” has given me a vastly different perspective. She talks about Jennifer Francis’ remarkable theory which suggests how a warming Arctic is changing wind patterns in the temperate latitudes and … More Is the Melting Arctic Driving Climate Change Worldwide?