Push Through the Paywalls
Sure, it is great to support old media. I buy subscriptions to actual printed things (Poetry, Wired, and others). But sometimes you might just need to get around a paywall. And don’t feel like logging into some university library database. Google Incognito will help you.
It’s better than the Groucho Marx nose glasses disguise. Here’s a link to a lifehacker post about using Google Incognito, but really it’s only a couple clicks away. If you’re already using Chrome, you don’t have to download anything.
At Critical Margins: LITERACY IS FOR THE CYBORGS, OR HOW I SPENT NEARLY TWO YEARS READING A ONE PAGE BLOG POST
In an attempt to redefine literacy for the cyborg future, I have annotated Benson Schliesser’s article “Court Approves Nortel’s Sale of IPv4 Addresses to Microsoft” that appeared at CircleID.com.
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Read Makers If You Write Or Create Anything
As the editor in chief of Wired, Chris Anderson has championed 3D printing since the beginning. This book is a harbinger. This book is a prototype of your future life. This book was sent back from 2042 to the digital shelves of Amazon to stop other machines from killing your dreams.
Anderson compresses recent and future innovation as seen from 20,000 feet: “The past ten years have been about discovering new ways to create, invent, and work together on the Web. The next ten years will be about applying those lessons to the real world” (17).
Whittle, paint, write, repurpose, tinker, code, copy, manipulate and share–but whatever you do, do not stop.
Anderson, Chris. Makers: The New Industrial Revolution. New York: Crown Business, 2012. Print.
The Homophone Checker Makes The Chronicle Of Higher Education
Lucy Ferriss tells it like it is. The Homophone checker is not perfect, but it is a start. Check it out at: