What I’m reading 25 Mar 2016 through 26 Mar 2016

Teaching McLuhan: Understanding Understanding Media | Enculturation – more than this, he's drawing line from McL to Carr and others. "In this essay I will explain how I interpret McLuhan’s Understanding Media to my students. This essay is more interpretative than pedagogical. If we understand what McLuhan is saying in this book and how he… Continue reading What I’m reading 25 Mar 2016 through 26 Mar 2016

bookmarks for June 23rd, 2011 through July 29th, 2011

Data journalism at the Guardian: what is it and how do we do it? – Where data touches rhetorical delivery. A little self-serving (We Are The Guardian), but a good starting point for more investigation. – (data data_analysis visualization journalism prezi ) Learning Reimagined: Participatory, Peer, Global, Online – Taming a mini-mooc-like environment, with the… Continue reading bookmarks for June 23rd, 2011 through July 29th, 2011

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

Web 3.0 – I usually dislike videos as intros/discussion starters because they wallow in their own existence, but this – assembled clips of the semanterati in 2010 declaring their points – is superbly done. Well selected, really well edited, and substantive. – (semanticweb web3.0 #CritLit2010 ) Thomas Murner – The World of Playing Cards –… Continue reading bookmarks for June 21st, 2010 through June 22nd, 2010

bookmarks for March 8th, 2010

Andreessen’s Advice To Old Media: “Burn The Boats” – is longstanding recommendation that they should shut down their print editions and embrace the Web wholeheartedly. “You gotta burn the boats,” he told me, “you gotta commit.” His point is that if traditional media companies don’t burn their own boats, somebody else will. – (print publishing… Continue reading bookmarks for March 8th, 2010

bookmarks for March 5th, 2010 through March 6th, 2010

The nightmare of citation. Louis Menand The End Matter : The New Yorker – Bit of fluff on the overdeveloped Chico Manual of Style. Not once does it address what citation is for – but, hey, it's end matter. – (citation styleguide ) Books in the Age of the iPad — Craig Mod – –… Continue reading bookmarks for March 5th, 2010 through March 6th, 2010

bookmarks for November 26th, 2009 through November 29th, 2009

Planned Obsolescence – Kathleen Fitzpatrick. Book is being written with CommentPress – (print book publishing2.0 erhetoric ebook scholarship ebooks peerreview ) "Streams of Content, Limited Attention: The Flow of Information through Social Media" – – (socialmedia socialpractices )

bookmarks for April 17th through May 26th

A catch-up post while reactivating postalicious. 15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management – – (infographic visualization software ) Wolfram Alpha – a new kind of Fail – Taking Wolfram and his data processor down a notch. – (newmedia plagiarism google searchengine ) Commuters asked to write Haikus – Remember the Guardian’s txting poetry contest?… Continue reading bookmarks for April 17th through May 26th