There are many versions of camcorder available, each with benefits and shortcomings. I most often use camcorders to record interviews, focus groups, and other events from a fixed vantage point. So, your needs my may differ significantly from mine.
Continue reading What I Look for in a Camcorder
While talking with a friend recently about his writing, he confessed that he didn’t know any other way to write. He asked me to show him another way and I’ve decided to take him up on the challenge.
Continue reading Write Like a Graduate Student
One of the most time consuming tasks of writing is finding that perfect quotation, finding that page number where an important idea was introduced, etc. By recording what you believe to be valuable (citation-worthy) quotations in your Endnotes records, you can quickly search them and cite the page. I store quotes in the “
Custom 7” field in this format:
This way, I have the quotation and the page number and can quickly insert critical information into my papers.
My rule: If it would be worth highlighting, it’s worth entering into Endnote. Continue reading Endnote: Store quotations
Ambition without contribution is meaningless.
— Kevin Kline as headmaster William Hundert in The Emperor’s Club
Evelyn Rowser [fictional character] had an expression for the few seconds before the curtain went up. She called it the holy time. But you don’t have to be an actor to know what the holy time feels like. It’s that breath you take just seconds before you become the person you were meant to become. For some people, it feels like forever. And for some, it’s a moment over far too fast.
— Treat Williams as Dr. Andrew Brown narrating the closing of Everwood