This video is going to make some podcasting gurus mad. I call them out for their bad advice to use WordPress for your podcast websites. For most podcasters, WordPress is too complicated, too expensive, and a huge time sink to maintain. There are better ways to use your time and money than spending it on a WordPress website.
This BBC-produced documentary The Rules of Abstraction covers the rise of abstract art over the last century. Matthew Collings dives into the questions of how we respond to abstract art when we see it. Is it supposed to be hard and obtuse to understand with mysterious meaning and symbolisms, or is it easy to understand? I’m I stupid if I don’t get it? Does it mean anything at all? As artists splatter and pour paint with wild abandon upon a canvas, is there intentionality to it any sort of meaning at all behind it?