“I believe that when all voices are being heard, when people know that they’re included in the political process, that makes a country stronger and more successful and more innovative. So we discussed steps that Ethiopia can take to show progress on promoting good governance, protecting human rights, fundamental freedoms, and strengthening democracy. And this is an area where we intend to deepen our conversations and consultation, because we strongly believe in Ethiopia’s promise and its people.” —President Obama at a press conference in Ethiopia
There are many great scientists, but certainly one of the greatest is Nikola Tesla, who is often referred to as “the man who invented the 20th century”. He is less famous than Albert Einstein or Thomas Edison, but his contribution to mankind is simply immeasurable.
Try This: Sit in Public & Don’t Judge Anything You See
This is something I like to do when I am out or even when I am at home but it’s definitely more challenging when being in public. Here it is.. you sit and observe everything around you. The environment you are in, the people, the sounds, the smells, everything! While you are doing it try to just observe it. Don’t classify, categorize or judge any of it. Even go beyond the name of something you are looking at. ex. a tree. Don’t see the tree and say “OK there is a tree and it has leaves on it. It’s brown and green and tilts slightly to the side. Oh there’s a squirrel on the tree! He just jumped from one branch to the other! Oh geez the squirrel almost just fell, crazy squirrel.” Instead, just look at the tree and see it as simply something that is there.
Essentially, every host came in and sketched out their ideas, and I had to take their concept and make it pretty pretty. (I kinda started to die as Sam, dublininc, described his…) In the video, you can see a tiny snippet of the process.
Also, I’m super proud of all the graphics I got make in the video promo. Each one is a custom bkg for the hosts with little in-jokes here and there. (Reina wasn’t able to be in hers, but Suptic kinda worked out perfectly with those cat ears. >^_^< )
I still get excited every time I see something I made on a computer screen turn into a tangible object. It’s so cool. >_<
We also have leggings now, but I’m going to make separate design process posts for my favorite designs amongst those.