Photographic Insight Into The Hypermodern Studio 2002

I was finishing up my thesis at Cornell University and taking double loads of classes in art and cognitive psychology in addition to Spanish. Note the lightsaber, Motorola v200 (Awesome for texting, but the speaker broke 3 times and I swapped out for Nokia 3660 the first camera phone in the US) and various cords […]

Responding To SOPA and PIPA: Intellectual Property, Public Domain, and Open Clip Art Library

What I find particularly interesting about the current debate on Intellectual Property is the fact that IP even exists. If everyone gives their work away for the betterment of humanity, many people benefit. I have watched Open Clip Art Library (OCAL) grow for quite some time and it has a vibrant community based solely on […]

My Art Is The Opposite Of The Broken Antique lamp That Your Grandma Gave You

I want to bring you the ultimate satisfaction so that when you see my art in your home you are filled with energy. The way I explained it to a friend the other day is that my art is the opposite of the broken antique lamp that your grandma gave you… Every time you walk […]

Hypermodern Philosophy: Temporal Acceptance Leads to Aesthetic Arrest

Pragmatically synthesizing massive amounts of rich, asynchronous information and transforming it into manageable action-oriented tasks distributed on multiple channels is vital for survival. Success will be insured by focusing on the humanities in economy and education by appealing to the empathic human experience. The good news is as we continue to move forward in time, […]

MacGyver Helps White People Understand the Concept Of Rasquache With Positive Connotation

MacGyvero (adj.) MacGyverismo (noun) is a portmanteau coined by Pete Ippel and Peter Roberge that aids English speakers in the United States to understand the Chicano concept of Rasquache, that is both functional in American-English and sounds like Spanish. The intent of MacGyverismo is to create positive associations among Mexican-Americans (Chicanos), original problem solving, new […]

I’m Taking The Question Marks In My Life And Bending Them Into Exclamation Points. I Am The Human Interrobang. Pete Ippel #ALLRISK

"I'm taking the question marks in my life and bending them into exclamation points. I am the human interrobang." Pete Ippel #ALLRISK ‽ Learn more about Martin K. Speckter, innovator of punctuation. Thank you to @rejon for Fabricatorz @pianoBrad for wonderful avatar creation video tutorial unleashing the power of Inkscape to create and share. Download […]