Unofficial(?) video created by M ss ng P eces for Panda Bear’s lovely song, Surfer’s Hymn.
The Guardian Culture Professionals Network recently asked arts marketers/PRs to tell them which words they’d like to see banned from press releases. I’d say the list also applies to all arts copy.
The list was presented by the Guardian as a fancy word cloud, but I thought it would be more useful as a plain text list. Here it is, with the most hated words and phrases at the top.
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There’s still about a month to go until this year’s Culture Hack Scotland event in Glasgow, and I’m learning to code. Again.
I’ve been coding since I was 8 or 9 years old, but it’s been a long while since I’ve built anything that handles graphics – not since the heady days of QBASIC, in fact. Since then, I’ve been through Visual Basic, then on to PHP and other web-based shenanigans. However, Processing – a language which seems to basically be a simplified front for Java – has got me back into the graphics-based fun that first got me interested in programming.
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