Monthly Archives: May 2010

Book Review: Txtng, The Gr8 Db8 (link)

FYI – Just posted a review to Txtng: The Gr8 Db8 by David Crystal, the author of several linguistics books written for the non-specialist audience, fills in this gap for the texting (aka SMS) quite nicely on my Linguist in … Continue reading

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Your Connectivity is Freaking Me Out

The recent criticism of Facebook’s lack of transparency in its new privacy settings has restirred the pot on the Web vs privacy debate. While some like danah boyd are concerned, others like Jeff Jarvis seem to think the issue is … Continue reading

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Video: Svetlana and the Inaccessible Textbook

Here’s a great video which describes the process for creating an accessible textbook “quickly” via scanning. The best tag line is – “The problem is not that Svetlana is blind. The problem is that this textbook is only published for students … Continue reading

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Games on iTouch > iPad?

I’m still figuring out how to acquire an iPad, but I am reviewing my favorite games on iTouch (see below) and figuring out how iPad could improve or dis-improve games. My Critical Needs for an iTouch/iPad Game Easy Tapping – … Continue reading

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Blog Tip: The Permanent Top Entry

If you are using the Blogs platform for news you may want to sometimes add an entry which stays on top for a while. One way to do that is to change the Publish Date field to a particular late … Continue reading

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