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Media Communications at Humber

Media Communications at Humber

[music plays throughout] [Hayley] I chose the Media Communications program at Humber because when I was looking through the different descriptions of all the courses we were gonna be taking, it was really exactly what I wanted. I wanted something Read more…


The Lost Language Recovery Trick – counting an undeciphered script

The Lost Language Recovery Trick – counting an undeciphered script

A lone mysterious text teases your curiosity. You’re in a dark room, let’s say in a museum basement. No, even better, somewhere more adventurous: a cave, yeah. Your excitement fades to baffled wonder as your brain starts to hum with Read more…


Introduction to American Sign Language Writing by Robert Arnold

Introduction to American Sign Language Writing by Robert Arnold

Sesame Street: Valentine – I Love You

Sesame Street: Valentine – I Love You

GIRL: La dee dum. I– da da da. I luv– luv! No. [HUMMING] I la– la– I love. [HUMMING] Love you! [HUMMING] I love u– no. Ya. I love you! I love you. [LAUGHING]


Why language is humanity’s greatest invention | David Peterson

Why language is humanity’s greatest invention | David Peterson

Spoons. Cardboard boxes. Toddler-size electric trains. Holiday ornaments. Bounce houses. Blankets. Baskets. Carpets. Tray tables. Smartphones. Pianos. Robes. Photographs. What do all of these things have in common, aside from the fact they’re photos that I took in the last Read more…


What is technical communication?

What is technical communication?

There are lots of times when we want to achieve something, but we don’t know exactly how to do it. “Technical communication” is the term for the information that guides people in this situation, to help us reach our goals. Read more…


Gesture & Body Language

Gesture & Body Language

Jeremy: … but she’s probably gonna fuck you. Surprise! Carlos Antonio Piñón is a Chicago-born disaster—his words not mine—seeking to get his life back together. In the past 6 months—prepare yourselves, this is deep— he’s quit two jobs, crashed his Read more…


Figurative language

Figurative language

Hey, this is Mr. Sato. Let’s learn about figurative language. Figurative language is just saying one thing and meaning something different from what you appear to be saying on the surface. They’re figures of speech. When you say, “it cost Read more…


Are Emoticons the Future of Language? | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

Are Emoticons the Future of Language? | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

[MUSIC PLAYING] Humans have always been interested in exploring emotion through some new kind of typography. With emoticons, you’re transferring a bit of your creative self and emotional self into a icon. I think that adds so much to the Read more…