A neat little article in the New York Times about amateur weather trackers. You can read it online here, but the photos only appear in print: That is quite a dense page of notes!
I’ve been rather fascinated by field books lately. I first owned one when I was in college– I forget where I bought it, but I stumbled on it in a store, thought it looked cool, and ended up using it for some art classes where its durability came in handy. I hadn’t thought about it […]
I have to admit I had no idea what an Anole was when I found this, but I have now learned that they are a type of lizard, and Albert Schwartz, a professor of biology at Miami Dade Community College, was an expert on them, thanks to all the notes he kept in these: […]
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I have a big to-do list for this blog. Here’s some of the notebooks and things I’ve got waiting in the wings for future coverage, some of which I’ve been meaning to get to for ages: Miquelrius Boarding notebook 0.00 Night and Young Guns Moleskine books Piccadilly Softcover Notebook Assorted Japanese notebooks from Kinokuniya Bookstore […]
A reader named LC tipped me off to this interesting conference happening this coming weekend at Harvard: “Take Note” brings together scholars from literature, history, media studies, information science, and computer science to explore the past and future roles of note-taking across the university. Panelists will discuss the history of note-taking in different disciplines as […]
Here’s an addict I found while just surfing around the internet. Wonderrrgirl is a student from Singapore. She loves notebooks, and she takes beautiful notes in them! Wonderrrgirl says: This post is about notebooks. It’s half of the collection of all the notebooks that I’ve kept in my life (I’m really too lazy to drag […]
I just love this image: See more at Sayaka Isowa’s website. Found via Image of the Week: Pages from a medical illustrator’s sketchbook | Scope Blog.
Yikes, I didn’t know this: [Marie Curie's] laboratory and the artifacts found within, including her numerous research notebooks, are still so radioactive as to require special storage and protective equipment to handle. via Which Scientist’s Notebooks Are Still Too Radioactive To Handle? – How-To Geek.
This is pretty neat: Makani Power is a company that is developing airborne wind turbines as an energy source. On their blog, they are posting various notebook pages by their engineers showing their work in progress: Eric Chin’s Avionics Notebooks. Peter Kinne’s H-Tail Test Sketches Notebooks: Dr. Paula Echeverri
I don’t think I would understand the contents of these notebooks, but I’d love to see them nonetheless. I couldn’t be writing this blog without them! The founding documents of Silicon Valley — the tech equivalent of the Magna Carta, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution — were stacked on a table in […]