The Fishbowl

My life long obsessions with the fiber & textile arts, Sci-Fi, music, and photography.

A fun post on "Blink" and why you're a misogynist:

madqueenalanna:

So in response to my Martha Jones/”Blink” post going around, a number of people have come out of the moist caves where they reside to say “Moffat replaced the one black companion with a white woman, and anyway, Martha became another Moffat female!” Probably they say this…

promiscuous-petal:

enough about sex positions has anyone discovered a reading position which doesn’t get uncomfortable after 5 minutes

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One year, I taught this (Sociological theory) class and only used female writers. The journals were written by women, the textbook was written by females. Do you know what kind of responses I got on my student evaluations that year? {…} That I was biased, that I was only looking from one point of view… that I was basically a man eater. That’s the kind of things I’d get from the students… The semester before, I used only male writers. Do you think I got any kind of feedback like that then?

"Not a single word."

Dr Rebecca Erikson, my professor, in her introduction of epistemology and challenging the main narrative

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angelarizza:

I was having trouble deciding whether to go with red or blue for Deviant Art’s newest contest which has an Edgar Allan Poe theme. Thanks everyone for the comments, ended up submitting the blue one! They announce the semi finalist around August 1st.

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soundcloud:

KCRW’s 24-Hour Radio Race is a whirlwind day of high-stakes storytelling for journalists, radio makers, and daring creatives of every experience level. In last year’s contest, hundreds of producers, working in five countries and 22 U.S. states, produced 101 fantastic radio pieces in a single day — and we know you have what it take to join them.
Here’s how it works: on the morning of Saturday, August 2, contestants will receive an email announcing this year’s theme. They will then have just 24 hours to produce a four-minute, nonfiction radio piece in response to that theme. On the morning of Sunday, August 3, finished pieces must be uploaded to SoundCloud, where they’ll be evaluated by a team of celebrity judges.
Three winning pieces will be broadcast on a special episode of UnFictional, KCRW’s popular weekly program. Winners will also receive cash prizes of up to $1,000 and one-year memberships to the Public Radio Exchange (PRX) and SoundCloud. This year, there will also be two new awards: the UnFictional Award, given to the personal favorite of program host Bob Carlson, and the Social Butterfly Award, to the team who makes the best use of social media during the Race.
Sign up for the Radio Race as a solo participant, or with a team of friends. Registration is $10 per team, and can be found here. You can also contact KCRW’s Independent Producer Project with any questions. Find them on Twitter, Facebook (KCRW’s Independent Producer Project) or email them at ipp@kcrw.org.
 See you on Game Day!
This was a guest post by KCRW. 

soundcloud:

KCRW’s 24-Hour Radio Race is a whirlwind day of high-stakes storytelling for journalists, radio makers, and daring creatives of every experience level. In last year’s contest, hundreds of producers, working in five countries and 22 U.S. states, produced 101 fantastic radio pieces in a single day — and we know you have what it take to join them.

Here’s how it works: on the morning of Saturday, August 2, contestants will receive an email announcing this year’s theme. They will then have just 24 hours to produce a four-minute, nonfiction radio piece in response to that theme. On the morning of Sunday, August 3, finished pieces must be uploaded to SoundCloud, where they’ll be evaluated by a team of celebrity judges.

Three winning pieces will be broadcast on a special episode of UnFictional, KCRW’s popular weekly program. Winners will also receive cash prizes of up to $1,000 and one-year memberships to the Public Radio Exchange (PRX) and SoundCloud. This year, there will also be two new awards: the UnFictional Award, given to the personal favorite of program host Bob Carlson, and the Social Butterfly Award, to the team who makes the best use of social media during the Race.

Sign up for the Radio Race as a solo participant, or with a team of friends. Registration is $10 per team, and can be found here. You can also contact KCRW’s Independent Producer Project with any questions. Find them on Twitter, Facebook (KCRW’s Independent Producer Project) or email them at ipp@kcrw.org.

 See you on Game Day!

This was a guest post by KCRW. 

allmesopotamia:

We are not advertising but, we couldn’t pass this.
The Ishtar Gate architecture is brilliant!

allmesopotamia:

We are not advertising but, we couldn’t pass this.

The Ishtar Gate architecture is brilliant!

humanscalecities:

Engaging communities in public spaces  

Notes and presentation of today´s talk at #bidsantander2014 today

Aquí van mis notas y la presentación de la conferencia en el curso sobre sostenibilidad de ciudades en Santander el 30 de julio. Enmarcada en una sesión más amplia compartida con David Sim (Gehl Architects), la exposición trataba de acercar algunas ideas críticas sobre cómo abordar proyectos de participación ciudadana en espacios públicos.