Notes

Thoughts on media, digital culture, and world news. Occassional tips on communications and code. Interesting things I find on the internet.

Newsbites + Other Bits: A Weekly Roundup (vol. 3)

In this weekly curation of links from different corners of the internet, I share articles on the impacts of the pandemic on international and Canadian media, why the international press downplayed the flu of 1918, and a funny animated video that captures the embarrassing social moments many of us have experienced at least once.

Creativity in the Time of COVID-19

Three examples that show how COVID-19 limitations are opening new possibilities in sectors like photojournalism, healthcare, and art.

Newsbites + Other Bits: A Weekly Roundup (vol. 2)

In this weekly curation of links from different corners of the internet, I share a few perspectives of the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our mental well-being, reports on the devastating effects of hurricanes Eta and Iota on Central American countries, and some amusing online diversions.

Three Reasons Why I Learned to Code (And Some Thoughts On Why You Shouldn't)

As a professional in my mid-30s with no computer science or software engineering background, learning to code was a nightmare. I enjoy it (really!), but coding isn't for everyone.

Newsbites + Other Bits: A Weekly Roundup (vol. 1)

Welcome to my first weekly roundup of content from different corners of the internet I think you’d enjoy checking out. After this week, we all need a mental break to recalibrate.