(I write books. Lots of books.)
(Other scribblings of note)
(From fascinating to frivolous)
Return to Nib’s Knoll
The “surging triumph of solving a problem on a computer screen.” Robin Sloan gets
"It is good just by being knowledge"
"Don't allow your own lack of intellectual curiosity to be a guide to the value of research." To which I can only add an emphatic "Yes!"
(The New Atlantis
(Fresh additions to the lexicon)
. Sharing text by taking a screenshot to ensure that the text cannot be searched, tagged, or parsed, particularly by an algorithm.
Posted: April 16, 2014
. A person who believes that life on Earth can or will be mostly destroyed by a massive volcanic eruption.
Posted: April 15, 2014
. To be told to volunteer for something; compulsorily or forcibly volunteered.
Posted: April 11, 2014
. Technology that lets a viewer watch video content on many different types of screen, not just the three traditional screens of TV, computer, and mobile device.
Posted: April 10, 2014
Also: Poster of tweets, purveyor of RSS feeds, reader of email