Reading: One does not simply shove elephants on a ballet shoe point and call it an acceptable measure of pressure

From One does not simply shove elephants on a ballet shoe point and call it an acceptable measure of pressure El Reg responds to standards upstarts. Reg Standards Bureau A bizarre American website has come up with a new way of measuring pressure by referring to the weight of elephants delivered through the area of… Continue reading Reading: One does not simply shove elephants on a ballet shoe point and call it an acceptable measure of pressure

What I’m reading 12 Jul 2015 through 15 Jul 2015

Technology Fails Plagiarism, Citation Tests – "plagiarism detection software is being unmasked as not as effective as using browser search engines." But with Turnitin, you don't actually have to read the paper. Maybe I'm cynical, but I'm thinking we don't trust our own judgements. But the better argument is this, "Both plagiarism detection and citation… Continue reading What I’m reading 12 Jul 2015 through 15 Jul 2015

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