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July 21, 2019

If you haven't heard already, today is the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon. There are endless ways to celebrate the occasion and learn more about Neil Armstrong's "giant step for mankind." Fifty years ago, the world gathered around television sets to...

March 24, 2019

In today’s technologically saturated society, it’s easy to assume that we are confronted with a newly emerging crisis in which technology creates a barrier between us and the great outdoors. Why would we need to go on a hike, camp out under the stars, or visit a nation...

December 28, 2018

Every year, I find myself doing something exciting, something that resonates deep within me and captivates my thoughts and energy. This year was no different. This was the year that I dove farther into the media world, blending my interests in media processing research...

October 25, 2018

Benjamin Franklin and his printing press in downtown Philadelphia.


 Did you know that the invention of the printing press is considered to be the origin of media technology (Bryant & Pribanic-Smith, 2010)? This revolutionary invention shifted the power to share knowled...

February 20, 2018

Philadelphia, 2016               

If you could have dinner with anyone, past or present, who would be?

Better yet, if that person had a digital playlist, what would he or she have on it, past or present? That question is actually one t...

January 9, 2018

As you finish purchasing your ticket, you hear the distant tumble of tens of letters and numbers rumbling on a nearby schedule board, reminiscent of a time long passed. A green Union Pacific train car sits in the station, awaiting passengers arriving to the station. 

Vi...

December 14, 2017

Once upon a time in a small town nestled in the American South Plains, on a sun soaked early autumn afternoon, a cowboy dressed in black strummed the cords of the banjo with his callused hands. For those old enough, the notes conjured images of cowboys, sprawled around...

August 4, 2014

"Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work." 

- Daniel Hudson Burnham

This summer I spent a day at the Field Museum in Chicago. It was just your typical day on vaca...

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