Tag: history

  • Changing the Holocaust narrative

    Changing the Holocaust narrative

    Shira Abel shared a terrific article titled “20 Photos That Change The Holocaust Narrative” featuring photos which change the Holocaust narrative. Very much worth reading and viewing: Victims. Helpless. Downtrodden. That’s the narrative that’s been spread about Jews for the last 70 years since the Holocaust. We’ve embraced it to our detriment. We can’t seem […]

  • Kids these days and our grown-up tendency towards permanence

    Kids these days and our grown-up tendency towards permanence

    Chris Messina had a generational crisis on his hands when another Chris, Chris Kellly (yes, 3 l’s) gave him a hard time about his (Messina’s) Instagram username: @chris. You should spend a few minutes reading the comments on Messina’s Instagram photo quickly. The younger Chris was pretty put out by the older Chris refusing to […]

  • Analogue blogging

    I did a long overdue clean-up with our kids this morning and found these old Moleskine journals from about a decade ago. I used these journals to capture thoughts, ideas and life drama. I want to capture these pages and I’m just debating how to do that. A flat-bed scanner is probably the way to […]

  • Wolfram Alpha app can tell you if it rained at your grandparents' wedding

    I just came across this awesome Wolfram Alpha Personal Assistant app: the Genealogy & History Research Assistant. It helps you find a wealth of information and data associated with your family history. I was hoping the app would also let me build the family tree but it doesn’t do that. Instead, it answers a number […]