fedwiki as notebook and a style guide for the coterie

When I first started using a traditional wiki (c. 2002, I think), I mistakingly saw it as a form of wide-ranging publication – a hypertextual companion to the blog. I was looking for a universal notebook-cum-database; a one-stop shop for drafting, revising, and publishing; a elegant – because it was the smallest database that would… Continue reading fedwiki as notebook and a style guide for the coterie

bookmarks for January 5th, 2013 through January 7th, 2013

Beta Reader and Review Policy : Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology – An option to peer review, as implemented at Ada. Yet another new literacy practice. "Beta readers are writers who work with authors to provide critical and constructive feedback, including help with organization, development and progression of an argument, and… Continue reading bookmarks for January 5th, 2013 through January 7th, 2013

bookmarks for April 25th, 2010

Internet Prof Scam TechCrunch – TechCrunch enacting blogging position for addressing scam. – (Blog Blogging Scam En3177 Journalism ) Internet Prof Scam TechCrunch – TechCrunch enacting blogging position for addressing scam. – (Blog Blogging Scam En3177 Journalism ) Who follows AP anyway? TechCrunch – – (Journalism Styleguide AP Newliteracy Linguistic_change )

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 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