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Alan Levine aka CogDog

An early 90s builder of the web and blogging Alan Levine barks at CogDogBlog.com on web storytelling (#ds106 #4life), photography, bending WordPress, and serendipity in the infinite internet river. He thinks it's weird to write about himself in the third person.

Memories

Both Davids

Today would have been my brother’s 64th birthday. I’d probably tease him about being old. We mostly all have an optimistic start. A number of years ago my Mom sent a hand curated little photo book of family photos, annotated in her hand-writing. David was definitely a happy baby in these photos. Her words, her […]

Teaching

Notes for #NetNarr

Gee whatever happened to venerable “yellowed lecture notes” that profs supposedly rely on decade after decade? I dunno. I don’t have a yellow pad. Tuesday was the first class of my Networked Narratives class at Kean University. It was more than wild and thrilling last year when I co-taught with Mia Zamora; she was in […]

Random Musing

Objects With Meaning

Yesterday I lost a dog leash in the woods. What’s the big deal? I took my friend Kevin who was visiting, on one of my specialty semi brutal hikes, a near 7 mile bushwack, up the top of the mountain we see from my house. We were working our way around a steep section, the […]