bookmarks for August 6th, 2011 through August 19th, 2011

By sharing with open source projects, professors teach the importance of giving back – "Programming with open source, she said, helped her students understand a very important lesson: Tools promote institutionalized ways of thinking, acting, and accomplishing tasks. By embracing tools that can be altered and modified, students can break with traditional habits and expand… Continue reading bookmarks for August 6th, 2011 through August 19th, 2011

bookmarks for November 15th, 2010 through November 18th, 2010

Content Strategy: The Philosophy of Data – Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design – by Rachel Lovinger. Early piece on content strategy and thinking about difference between copy and content – (wcw content_strategy copywriting design IA marketing ux freelancing writing ) A List Apart: Articles: You Can Get There From Here: Websites for… Continue reading bookmarks for November 15th, 2010 through November 18th, 2010

bookmarks for November 9th, 2010 through November 13th, 2010

The Shadow Scholar – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education – Freelancers. Make xtra $$ at home on your spare time. Paper pirates are pricey. Let's keep it that way. – (freelancing cheating fyc ) The Times’ Paywall and Newsletter Economics « Clay Shirky – Even Murdoch can't change the commodity market.… Continue reading bookmarks for November 9th, 2010 through November 13th, 2010

bookmarks for March 9th, 2010 through March 12th, 2010

IPCC Rainforest eco-tastrophe claim confirmed as bunk • The Register – – (Rhetoric Fyc Scaremongering ) Shirky: Broadcast Institutions, Community Values – "The order of things in broadcast is "filter, then publish." The order in communities is "publish, then filter." If you go to a dinner party, you don't submit your potential comments to the… Continue reading bookmarks for March 9th, 2010 through March 12th, 2010

bookmarks for November 25th, 2009 through November 26th, 2009

"Streams of Content, Limited Attention: The Flow of Information through Social Media" – – (socialmedia socialpractices ) apophenia: spectacle at Web2.0 Expo… from my perspective – – (backchannel twitter disruption ) Cameron Chapman On Writing – Part 1 – – (blog writing freelancing writing_prompts en3177 )

bookmarks for November 25th, 2009

Cameron Chapman On Writing – Part 1 – – (blog writing freelancing writing_prompts en3177 ) The History of the Internet in a Nutshell – Ah, back in the day. – (nostalgia fyc history internet visualization ) Ergonomic Workspace Planner, Workstation Installation Tool – – (ergonomics )

bookmarks for October 31st, 2009

chofmann’s weblog: FLOSS Manuals: Changing the Publishing World One Book at a Time. – The FLOSS Manuals Project wants to change all by bringing open source concepts to publishing. They are engaged in building a platform and community designed to get interesting books published and do it on faster cycles. I recently had a chance… Continue reading bookmarks for October 31st, 2009

bookmarks for September 7th, 2009 through September 10th, 2009

Prune That Prose – The Chronicle Review – Another self-castigation about academic prose. Yes, good advice. Yes, a good position to take. But, as usual, the sense of academic prose is over-generalized and stereotyped. As here – "Revision requires making choices, something that academic writing allows you to avoid at all costs. Much of what… Continue reading bookmarks for September 7th, 2009 through September 10th, 2009