Friends in My Pocket : James Shelley →
minimalmac: As a lover in a time of war might cherish the wrinkled, worn letter from their beloved, the small apparatuses in our pockets can too be cherished for what they represent and how they connect us to others. Beautiful and compelling. A reminder to us all that the tools are what we make of, how we choose to use, and relate to them. And, seriously, if you are not following the work of...
What we really want to know about our favorite...
via On & True Now that Google Instant is in the business of finishing our sandwiches searches, we can use the big G not just for asking questions, but for peeping in on the questions that other people are asking as well. So: let’s see what e’eryone wants to know about 9 of their favorite rappers. Most of the results turn up silly, but in some cases the questions that we are asking build...
An Argument Against Using Two Spaces Between...
Why do different people, professions, and even word processing apps have different views on putting one or two spaces between sentences? Because typewriters made the spaces hard to distinguish. But it’s 2010, one writer argues, and time to single-space up. Farhad Manjoo details the history of the single-versus-double debate at Slate, and makes a compelling argument for sticking to single...
Step Three: To indicate that your romantic yarn takes place in ye days of olde,...– via Does the Harlequin Romance Unicorn Vengeance boast the worst sentence ever published in English? Mayhap! I laughed and laughed. This entire article is pretty funny.
If you have selfish, ignorant citizens, you’re gonna get selfish, ignorant...– Marco.org
May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope...– (via weatheredwood)
Tuesday, January 04, 2011 By Bob Hoover, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The start of the new year finds Borders, the nation’s second-largest book chain, on the financial ropes with implications that could affect all parts of the publishing business, including readers. The chain, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., is hunting solutions including more financing this week in New York to stay afloat,...