Monthly Archives for October 2003

mobile video blogging

The Danish site albinogorilla.dk lets you set up blogs you update from your phone – and claims to be the first service to allow not only text and images but also video, from your phone, of course. Can’t find a … Continue reading

27. October 2003 by Jill
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sales

This had me roaring with laughter. The way the seller’s font gets bigger and bigger as his frustration mounts is especially moving: Ebay listing for “Collection of 26 Beanie Babies from Ex-Wife”. I’m glad to see thedrunkensailor got lots of … Continue reading

27. October 2003 by Jill
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conjunctions

“If the internet were a sentence, weblogs would be the conjunctions: the ‘ands’, the ‘buts’, the ‘ors’.”

26. October 2003 by Jill
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advice

Bookchin and Shulgin’s DIY guide to creating net.art should work pretty well for the aspiring blogger as well. I’d particularly note the Promotional Techniques: Attend and participate in major media art festivals, conferences and exhibitions. a. Physical b. Virtual Do … Continue reading

26. October 2003 by Jill
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teaching citations

Tomorrow’s class will be about citation techniques. Again. Instead of me doing the standard old-fashioned teaching routine (explain it for 45 minutes using voice and overheads, post examples for them to read and then assume the knowledge was successfully transmitted … Continue reading

26. October 2003 by Jill
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seven

That thing womens’ magazines say, you know, that each night you don’t cleanse your skin adds seven years to the age of your skin? No way. If that were true, I would look several hundred years old. Now I expect … Continue reading

25. October 2003 by Jill
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misbehaving

“Well-behaved women seldom make history,” Laurel Thatcher Ulrich wrote, and it’s obviously true: doing what you think people want you to do is strikingly unsatisfying. Believe me, I know what I’m talking about, I spent many years trying. So when … Continue reading

24. October 2003 by Jill
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citing games

Towards a standard for referencing video games in academic papers. Based on a DiGRA discussion.

24. October 2003 by Jill
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full text search

Yesterday Amazon.com made the full text of 120000 books searchable. If you want to find books that mention cybertext, for instance, search books for cybertext, just as usual. The day before yesterday that search listed books with cybertext in the … Continue reading

24. October 2003 by Jill
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boot

Bulldozers are piling stones in water to make a path all the way around Store LungegÂrdsvannet, and enough of it is ready now that I could walk by the water almost all the way home. It’s raining again and my … Continue reading

24. October 2003 by Jill
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