Snapshots from the poison room

I took photos throughout my chemo/immunotherapy treatment, to document my reactions and the view from the poison room. Photos generates a decent slideshow (complete with Generic Copyright-takedown-avoiding Sountrack #1)1

18 infusions. 6 rounds. 5 months. 2 many selfies. 1 emergency hospital stay. It worked.
  1. I spent a few weeks back in 1997 building a similar video with photos from our wedding, in Macromedia Director and then output to VHS to play at the reception in town. I tapped a button on my phone and this chemo slideshow video spit out in seconds. Crazy. []

Apocalypse Chic

Charlie Tyson, in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Anyone can weaponize melancholy; but distinguished older professors who have lived through the declining prestige of the humanities and of humanistic forms of knowledge — who have …

Testing Yuja embeds…

So… disregard this post… Just testing some functionality in our shiny new campus video content management platform. Here’s a raw HTML embed: and an attempt to embed from just the URL: https://yuja.ucalgary.ca/V/Video?v=29470&node=179103&a=1222228285&autoplay=1 (nope. no embed …