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Google+ Thought of the Day…

While it was under development, Google+ was for a while referred to as “Google Me.” While it was under development, Google was at one point called “Backrub.” This means that in some alternate reality, there’s a world where Google+ is called “Backrub Me.”

COPYRAGE

My Digital Storytelling class is covering copyright this week, and while my classmates have definitely offered some articulate and cogent points on the topic in their blog posts, I’m deeply discouraged by the apparent emotional effect of reading a couple hours of information on copyright. The prevalent emotions that people describe after this week’s reading […]

NPR

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Cartography can be fun…

It CAN! Read more…

I love "Piled Higher & Deeper"…

Alternative Citations?

Someone sent me this link a couple weeks ago. To be completely honest, I didn’t even realize it was a joke until the second entry. The first one seemed completely commonsensical– of course you need a technique to cite graffiti. What if you’re working on a paper about, say, the use of Situationist graffiti in […]

…taking a moment for humor…

From Consciousness Explained by Daniel C. Dennett (Little, Brown andCompany, Boston, 1991): The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life. For this task it has a rudimentary nervous system. When it finds its spot and takes root, […]