What I’m reading 29 Oct 2017 – 6 Feb 2018

The truth about Donald Trump’s jokes – CNNPolitics – Calling it a joke makes Sanders and the other functionaries complicit. Just following orders. But it’s an attempt at making us all complicit. The language of dictators. > More importantly, though, is the rhetorical usefulness of playing off a smiling accusation — of treason, a capital… Continue reading What I’m reading 29 Oct 2017 – 6 Feb 2018

What I’m reading 3 Aug 2017 through 10 Aug 2017

North Korea best not … – Trump remixes Truman – (linguistics ) US federal department is censoring use of term ‘climate change’, emails reveal – Just leaving a trace of the accepted terms here. > “These records reveal Trump’s active censorship of science in the name of his political agenda,” said Meg Townsend, open government… Continue reading What I’m reading 3 Aug 2017 through 10 Aug 2017

What I’m reading 15 Jan 2016 through 17 Jan 2016

Storyspace 3: index to articles – The Eclectic Light Company – Story space is back, and so are tutorials and notes. – (DH Storyspace tinderbox hypertext en3177 ) The Labyrinth Unbound: Weblogs as Literature, Himmer – – (en3177 blogging ) E-Portfolios Are Not the Fitbit of Higher Education – I'm forever dubious of e-portfolios, esp… Continue reading What I’m reading 15 Jan 2016 through 17 Jan 2016

What I’m reading 9 Jan 2016

Kathleen Fitzpatrick – The Pleasure of the Blog: e Early Novel, the Serial, and the Narrative Archive – – (DH #en3177 en3177 ) Jan Schmidt – Blogging Practices: An Analytical Framework – "This article proposes a general model to analyze and compare different uses of the blog format. Based on ideas from sociological structuration theory,… Continue reading What I’m reading 9 Jan 2016

What I’m reading 31 Dec 2015 through 5 Jan 2016

Education: Where the “Customer” is the “Product” – Ah, welcome back to university. Pity no one's listening. – (none) How the Internet changed the way we read – Er, tl;dr. No evidence, nothing new. So read 'em and weep. – (reading literacy attention_economy ) The future of blogging is blogging – An end of year… Continue reading What I’m reading 31 Dec 2015 through 5 Jan 2016

What I’m reading 12 Dec 2015 through 13 Dec 2015

Fitzpatrick – The Pleasure of the Blog: The Early Novel, the Serial, and the Narrative Archive – Nifty thesis:” “All blogs, for Himmer, are in some sense literary, because of the nature of their readers’ interactions with them. … Such a claim begins to suggest that the reasons we read blogs may be slightly different… Continue reading What I’m reading 12 Dec 2015 through 13 Dec 2015

What I’m reading 26 Jun 2015 through 11 Jul 2015

[toread] Moments in man-made ‘music’ and the machines behind it – – (dh ) Why I Just Asked My Students To Put Their Laptops Away… — Medium – It's interesting that we're *still* debating this one. Shirky emphasizes that it's not so much the machine as the content that lures – content that is *designed*… Continue reading What I’m reading 26 Jun 2015 through 11 Jul 2015

Morgan’s pinboard for 12 Apr 2015 through 13 Apr 2015

The Rise Of The Screenshort™ – BuzzFeed News – – (blogging twitter screenshort ) R.I.P. Blogging, Killed By Screenshorts – Using screenshots of a text note. – (blogging twitter ) Why Free Is Not the Future of Digital Content in Education | WIRED – The good stuff is in the comments. Sometimes it's a joy… Continue reading Morgan’s pinboard for 12 Apr 2015 through 13 Apr 2015

Morgan’s pinboard for 26 Jan 2015 through 31 Jan 2015

Newsweek designer defends his controversial tech sexism cover – – (dh a&e visual_argument visual_culture ) Blogging is very much alive — we just call it something else now — Tech News and Analysis – a shift from a place where we publish our stuff and a blogospherical network to your own little corner of the… Continue reading Morgan’s pinboard for 26 Jan 2015 through 31 Jan 2015

Morgan’s pinboard for 16 Jan 2015 through 21 Jan 2015

[toread] Rethinking Wiki Lifecycle: Sites as Bounded Conversations – Reconsidering the long slow death of revisions in federated wikis as conversation. Moving to a new party re-enlivens the talk. “Each wiki site is the product of a bounded conversation, expected to die, but also expected to be raided for the next conversation” – (sfw wiki… Continue reading Morgan’s pinboard for 16 Jan 2015 through 21 Jan 2015