What I’m reading 11 Mar 2018 – 21 Apr 2018

There is no perceived IT generation gap: Young people really are thick • The Register – The middle-aged Register speaks to the medicare-aged retiring. There’s more time to stay further in front of the curve when you’re old.> The kids of my day bantered in rhyming slang and Nadsat; these days they speak StartUp and… Continue reading What I’m reading 11 Mar 2018 – 21 Apr 2018

What I’m reading 8 Feb 2018 – 9 Mar 2018

25 years of EdTech – 1998: Wikis – Martin Weller reminds us that wikis didn’t take off in education – but not without effort from a lot of us. Effort that went on from 2003 here: http://erhetoric.org/WeblogsAndWikis . Why would wiki fail? Wikis are easy to work on, but wiki-writing is hard. It doesn’t have… Continue reading What I’m reading 8 Feb 2018 – 9 Mar 2018

What I’m reading 13 Sep 2017 – 19 Sep 2017

UbuWeb Sound – History of Electronic / Electroacoustic Music – – (history music ) Steve Mnuchin: US Treasury Secretary says government jet request for honeymoon ‘was about national security’ | The Independent – Outside of "Another 1% Heard From", I don't know what to say about this. Yet. – (racism socialism trump politics ) Trump’s… Continue reading What I’m reading 13 Sep 2017 – 19 Sep 2017

What I’m reading 14 Aug 2017 – 15 Aug 2017

Donald Trump, from His Tower, Rages at “the Other Side” in Charlottesville | The New Yorker – Raging against the light. > he had reduced a moral crossroads for the country to a question of naming rights. Standing in front of reporters, Trump came across as an angry man sheltered by a building bearing his… Continue reading What I’m reading 14 Aug 2017 – 15 Aug 2017

on pinboard for March 12th, 2014 through March 13th, 2014

Data Analysis: The Hard Parts – Cautions for DH wannabe-s with a copy of R on the MacBook Air. – (BigData dh ) How people really read and share online – Data boffin shares select considerations about Time site. It's in Time. We know it's more complicated than this. It'a in *Time*. – (wcw )… Continue reading on pinboard for March 12th, 2014 through March 13th, 2014

bookmarks for February 4th, 2012

[toread] Sensemaking artifacts « Connectivism – – (artifacts mooc curating ) Getting it Straight in Notting Hill Gate HISTORYtalk – Local history of Notting Hill and Portobello Rd by London music journalist. Good read. – (history London punk ) As their parents’ generation flocks to Facebook, teens look to Twitter for social refuge | Appleton… Continue reading bookmarks for February 4th, 2012

bookmarks for March 23rd, 2011 through March 24th, 2011

[toread] Digital Introspection and the Importance of Self-Knowledge – James Fallows – Technology – The Atlantic – – (none) [toread] The Secret to Digital Sanity – James Fallows – Technology – The Atlantic – – (none) [toread] From Filing Cabinets to Digital Thought – James Fallows – Technology – The Atlantic – – (none) A… Continue reading bookmarks for March 23rd, 2011 through March 24th, 2011

bookmarks for January 22nd, 2011

Dear Michael: An Open Letter From The Present About The Future Of Your Past – A brief article on giving up social media for blogging and letter writing as one way of making the trace of an online life coherent. Places the blog as a space to collect one's thoughts. – (history en3177 socialmedia identity… Continue reading bookmarks for January 22nd, 2011

bookmarks for January 1st, 2011

What We Find on Found: Lists as Art, Artifact, and Sites of Connection | The New Everyday – How found (anonymous) lists encourage semiosis by (anonymous) readers. Illustrates how we construct character. – (Lists notetaking repurposing ) Licklider – Man-Computer Symbiosis 1960 – "The main aims are 1) to let computers facilitate formulative thinking as… Continue reading bookmarks for January 1st, 2011

bookmarks for November 21st, 2010 through November 22nd, 2010

Humanities Scholars Embrace Digital Technology – NYTimes.com – One for the local lib ed folks. We don't do numbers, right? – (libed libarts2.0 humanities visualization history newliteracy ) SPIEGEL Interview with Umberto Eco: ‘We Like Lists Because We Don’t want to die" – Semiotician on lists. – (semiotics lists )