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Old Apples don’t die, they multiply!

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 Posted in New Media, NYU - ITP, Technology | No Comments »

I am throwing out my Apple 9600 Power PC. I am amazed that it still boots up after 17 years. This machine got me through my graduate school digital media program. When I bought it the system had a "huge" ...

Interviewed on WPIX!

Saturday, December 19th, 2015 Posted in Columbia Prep, Comics and Sci-Fi, Entertainment | No Comments »

In an earlier post I mentioned that I was recently interviewed at the Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere by Mario Diaz of WPIX channel 11. The story that didn't make the final segment edit is that this wasn't the ...

Life after ITP

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 Posted in Future of Education, New Media, NYU - ITP, Publications & Presentations, Tech Job Scene, Technology | No Comments »

As part of an alumni panel discussing life and career possibilities after graduation, I was invited once again to speak to students in the NYU Interactive Telecommunication Program. It was a great event, but I must admit to having a ...

CUNY Career Opportunities for NYU-ITP Students

Saturday, November 21st, 2015 Posted in CUNY - SPS, Future of Education, Gaming, LaGuardia, New Media, NYU - ITP, Online Education, Publications & Presentations, Tech Job Scene, Tech Training, Technology | No Comments »

I was approached a few months back by the folks at NYU to be a part of an academic career opportunities event for students of the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). I was asked to to introduce ITP students to the ...

The life and times of a struggling MC

Monday, October 20th, 2014 Posted in Hip Hop, Lifestyle, New Media, New York Cine Radio, NYU - ITP, Technology | No Comments »

It is a rare occurrence when I get an opportunity to stop and reflect on the path not taken. With that said, I want to thank Tom Seymour and De Loot for inviting me to be interviewed on the New ...

West Virginia Road Trip!

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 Posted in Lifestyle, Oberlin, Travel | No Comments »

Last weekend the family and I took a trip to West Virginia Wesleyan for my wife's 25th College reunion. The kids and I were a little pissed that we had to cut the annual family pilgrimage to nerd mecca (aka ...

You will be missed

Saturday, August 24th, 2013 Posted in Alma Mater, Future of Education, New Media, NYU - ITP, Tech Job Scene, Tech Training, Technology | No Comments »

I was saddened to hear that Red Burns, founder of NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program, passed away earlier this week. Red was my academic adviser and one of the first people that I met when I arrived to study at ITP ...

Oberlin College Basketball Scrimmage

Friday, December 19th, 2008 Posted in Digital Video, Oberlin, Sports and Fitness | No Comments »

Some of my old basketball friends from Oberlin have been bugging me to post this video for awhile. This is the intra-team scrimmage from the 1986-87 Season Midnight madness kickoff for the Oberlin College Basketball team. I still get a ...

Black men can jump. Well, at least we could in the past.

Monday, December 15th, 2008 Posted in Alma Mater, Digital Video, Lifestyle, New Media, Oberlin, Sports and Fitness | No Comments »

I finally got off my butt and digitized some old footage of me playing basketball back in the day. The tape is from my senior year at Oberlin College. I had the tape laying around my mom's house for ages ...

Old memories

Saturday, October 4th, 2008 Posted in Digital Video, ePortfolio, Lifestyle, New Media, NYU - ITP | No Comments »

In searching through some old disks I came across this old Quicktime multimedia project that I did when I was back in graduate school. The piece was designed as a letter to my daughter. The purpose of the project was ...