tswaterman + reading   28

Virtuality Syllabus - literacy and media
stanford course syllabus on media, literacy, culture
reading  text  history 
july 2016 by tswaterman
Silent Readers_Ch2 from History of Reading
chapter form a stanford syllabus of history
reading  text  history 
july 2016 by tswaterman
Lingua franca - on silent reading
short commentary on Paul Saenger's book "space between words"
reading  text  history 
july 2016 by tswaterman
Ancient Literacy
book on literacy in ancient world
literacy  text  reading 
july 2016 by tswaterman
Dan Russell -- Friday, February 12, 2016 — Medium
Dan Russell goes through what he calls 'synoptic' reading -- touching on a bit of everything in order to get to the heart of a subject.
reading  search  news  investigation 
february 2016 by tswaterman
what is wallabag? - wallabag
open source page archiver. Read-it-later for the do-it-yourself crowd
reading  bookmarks  web  archive 
january 2016 by tswaterman
LOL Nothing Matters: A defense of the internet’s absence of meaning | The New Republic
I particularly like databases of dead media: Places like archive.org, which has millions of books and films and radio programs; or otrrlibrary.org, which archives thousands of old radio shows; or fultonhistory.com, where one man in upstate New York has scanned in over 30 million pages of old newspaper materials. I don’t read for the articles but for the pages: I like the ads
reading  history  archive  internet 
november 2015 by tswaterman
50 years ago today the word “hypertext” was introduced | Gigaom
interview with Ted Nelson by Gigaom.
On August 24, 1965 Ted Nelson used the word “hypertext” (which he coined) in a paper he presented at the Association for Computing Machinery. I was able to interview him earlier this month about the event and his early thoughts on the future of computing.
web  history  hypertext  culture  reading  nelson 
october 2015 by tswaterman
Bookmark – Margins and making objects that live forever | Books On Books
For those who are irritated with the imposition of the print paradigm on the digital reading experience, there is a useful pointer to applying the page canons to website design that will cause a rethink of that irritation and equally make the imposers think harder as well.
print  books  margins  reading  oldtech  layout 
june 2015 by tswaterman
The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books Saved My Life review | Books | The Guardian
The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books Saved My Life review
Andy Miller's 12-month-long immersion in the classics renewed his zest for life – and produced an inimitable memoir
reading  books  literature 
february 2015 by tswaterman
Centireading force: why reading a book 100 times is a great idea | Books | The Guardian
I have read two books more than a 100 times, for different motives and with different consequences. Hamlet I read a 100 times for my dissertation, The Inimitable Jeeves by PG Wodehouse a 100 times for comfort. The experience is distinct from all other kinds of reading. I’m calling it centireading.
reading  books  literature 
february 2015 by tswaterman
10 Articles Every Programmer Must Read
Java-centric list of programming backgrounders
reading  programming  java 
may 2014 by tswaterman
Tolstoy reading
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Literature  Tolstoy  reading  life  love  from iphone
november 2013 by tswaterman
The Millions
book reviews and literature, onlin
literature  books  reviews  reading 
october 2009 by tswaterman

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