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Grand Theft Auto: The Great Public City via the Great Video Game

August 22, 2008 by

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Usually at this point in life, she would be thinking about internships, career development, boyfriends, and sex and the city. Thank god that the former 2 things haven’t been developed in her consciousness yet. I couldn’t be happier. At this point in her life, before she hits the 2nd decade of life in the Gregorian […]

The Memory of Belmont Art Park, Belmont Station, Los Angeles Housing and Open Space Advocates: You Got Wurped.

August 21, 2008 by

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“Wurped” — a term the author coined from a mis-hearing of the word “worked”. Author’s Rendition of statement: “Bill Wennington got wurped” Actual statement: “Bill Wennington got worked.” The etymology of the word stems from a shellacking the 1996-1997 Chicago Bulls took from the hometown Los Angeles Lakers team in the game of Professional Basketball. […]

Creativity and the RE-MIX!!!1 via Youtube

August 20, 2008 by

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Flow, the Film via Words about Water

August 13, 2008 by

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This documentary could’ve been called Hustle & Flow but that was already taken. “Hustle” would have several meanings… It could mean the way that some people in the world have “to hustle” in the sense of working, just to fulfill the basic need that is water. “Hustle” could also connote what big national corporations do […]

The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis at Work: Labeled Folders and Working Memory

August 13, 2008 by

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Benjamin Lee Whorf said this We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. The categories and types that we isolate from the world of phenomena we do not find there because they stare every observer in the face; on the contrary, the world is presented in a kaleidoscope flux of impressions which […]