you thought we wouldn’t notice » Rosamond the Strange

November 30, 2008

you thought we wouldn’t notice » Blog Archive » Rosamond the Strange… Rochelle told me that jeremy should have told me about this. I’m a fan of emily strange, cause my little sister’s name is emily. Well it seems like a case of plagiarism… something that’s all too familiar to me.

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Halavais: Search Engine Society

November 30, 2008

shirley niemans » Blog Archive » Forthcoming by Alex Halavais: Search Engine Society Search Engine Society is the name of Alex Halavais‘ forthcoming book, due to be published by Polity in October 2008, as part of the Digital Media and Society series. Halavais is assistant professor of interactive communications at Quinnipiac University (USA), a ’social […]

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Famous Monsters » Literature Review: Bram Stoker’s Notes for Dracula: A Facsimile Edition

November 28, 2008
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Famous Monsters » Literature Review: Bram Stoker’s Notes for Dracula: A Facsimile Edition is a wonderful review of Elizabeth’s new publication. You should read it, and get the book! To be honest, I have to tell you first that to me Bram Stoker’s Dracula is the Holy Bible of Horror Fiction. In fact the only […]

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Processing 1.0

November 28, 2008

Jeremy says Processing 1.0 is out. And indeed it is. That said, I have no idea what it is… yet. But you can be sure… if Jeremy says it is out, and tells me, he’s got some idea that he can get me tangled up in no good for his own mirth and glee. Works […]

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“Computer Friends” [Stack the Memory]

November 28, 2008
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I’m starting to think about my winter course, children and technology, and yuka showed me this, which just got me more off topic: YouTube – “Computer Friends” [Stack the Memory] by Sniper Twins feat. Rob Collier

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Children’s Book Bank: regent park

November 28, 2008
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Children’s Book Bank looks like a cool place. I have to go visit, and drop off some books. I like the idea of giving away free books to children. The Children’s Book Bank is a charitable organization designed to support children’s literacy by providing free books and literacy support to children in lower income neighbourhoods. […]

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Designers challenged to include disabled

November 28, 2008

Don Norman’s cool. I would like to see government support for bringing novel and useful designs to market, though. To often you only see cool things, but no one can afford them. Designers challenged to include disabled – CNN.com The future of design could see the divide between able-bodied and disabled people vanish. Don Norman […]

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VIX – The Fear Index

November 25, 2008
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I’m not a big investor, so perhaps I’m the last one to know about the VIX, aka The Fear Index. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia says: Although the VIX is often called the “fear index,” a high VIX is not necessarily bearish for stocks. Instead, the VIX is a measure of fear of volatility in either […]

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McDonalds Files To Patent Making a Sandwich

November 25, 2008
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Slashdot | McDonalds Files To Patent Making a Sandwich “McDonalds has applied for patent WO2006068865, which carries the title ‘METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MAKING A SANDWICH.’ John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, can eat his heart out (unless that’s been patented, too). Undoubtedly, some people are contemplating whether there’s anything novel in this patent […]

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Student Kills Himself in Front of Webcam

November 23, 2008

National Briefing – South – Florida – Student Kills Himself in Front of Webcam – NYTimes.com A college student committed suicide by taking a drug overdose in front of a live Webcam as some computer users egged him on and others tried to talk him out of it. Some watchers contacted the Web site to […]

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