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Bri Zabriskie

YouTube - A Fair(y) Use Tale - 4 views

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    Copy right parody (shared in another class). Actually pretty informative. Thanks Disney ;)
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    I wonder how long it took someone to make that video. Very interesting. Thanks for sharing!
Ben M

Your Brain on Computers - Attached to Technology and Paying a Price - NYTimes.com - 7 views

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    What is technology doing to our brains (and by extension, our relationships)?
Ashley Nelson

Vernor Vinge-Entire Book? - 2 views

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    I think I found the entire Vernor Vinge's Rainbows End online. It looks like it is all here. I wish I found this a week ago!
Ben Wagner

Next iPad to Offer 3D Display? - Mac Rumors - 2 views

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    And to think Dr. Burton's iPad two will already be obsolete!
Carlie Wallentine

100 Best Opening Lines of Literature - 5 views

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    Thanks for sharing this, this was cool
Carlie Wallentine

What to Read Next.... - 5 views

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    A couple days ago we had a blog and class discussion on how we will never get to read everything we want, well, here is a site that will add to the "To Read" list!
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    This is awesome! I might make use of this in the future.
Ben Wagner

Facebook Buying Out Skype? $4 Billion Deal Being Talked About - 1 views

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    Well there goes the neighborhood, now I'll get ten phone calls a day requesting me to send an energy pack in mafia wars
James Matthews

Beam Me Up! How to Make Your Own Transporter Read more: http://blogcritics.org/scitech... - 1 views

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    This is evidence that Dr. Burton and my metaphors in class were not in vain. The transporter is the thing that was used when they said, "Beam me up Scotty". And they made that doing a trick with the camera of glitter and water in a glass. BOOYAH
Bri Zabriskie

Five Books Everyone Should Read at Least Once - Oprah.com - 4 views

shared by Bri Zabriskie on 09 May 11 - No Cached
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    What Oprah thinks we should read... ;)
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    I can't believe that Lolita made the top five...that has to be up there with The Satanic Bible...
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    Thank you Oprah.
Aly Rutter

Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds - 4 views

shared by Aly Rutter on 28 May 10 - Cached
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    how many times does a word come up?
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    Making word clouds that the Cathedral Remix used
Ben M

Philosophy Now | The Death of Postmodernism And Beyond - 3 views

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    How technology has killed Postmodernism and replaced it with "pseudo-modernism"
Gideon Burton

Academic Evolution: Scholarly Communications will Transform via Cybermetrics - 3 views

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      Note the features of this online writing:
      -situates itself relative to ongoing discussion (via explicit reference and links)
      -contains an explicit thesis statement early in the post
      -includes headings to make subsections easier to navigate and the longer post easier to read
      -includes appropriate images to draw interest, break up the text, and illustrate the argument
      -includes mild use of formatting options for emphasis (highlighting in this case)
      -includes hyperlinks to references
      -quotes and cites both traditional and online sources (uses the blockquote formatting for a longer quote)
      -links not only to sources for quotations, but to relevant entities or organizations, or to discussions of the issue (maybe less scholarly, but timely and relevant)
      -rhetorically, it lays out a story about the past, situates a phenomenon in the present, and discusses the impact for the future of these ideas within our more mediated digital environment
      -includes relevant tags
      -has received comments from others (due in part to the author "pinging" or announcing that he'd published a post on his blog via Twitter or other social media
Weiye Loh

Internet Archive starts backing up digital books on paper - 3 views

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    this is interesting but how do they KNOW what the "original copy" is. and I just submitted a random homework assignment as a "book" to IA as a test to see if we could upload a copy of our ebook that we wrote as a class for ENGL 295. Are they just going to store those "books" people randomly upload as well? Who determines what goes in the hardcopy archive?
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    That is sounds like it could be the headline for The Onion!
James Matthews

Universities will be Irrelevant by 2010 - 3 views

shared by James Matthews on 12 May 11 - No Cached
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    BYU Prof. David Wiley says this
Gideon Burton

EPUB 3 Overview - 3 views

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    Specification for the developing standard for eBooks, EPUB
Gideon Burton

Walter Benjamin's Aura: Open Bookmarks and the future eBook | booktwo.org - 3 views

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    Fascinating exploration of "social reading" and the prospect of open bookmarks.
Gideon Burton

Augmented Reality: An Introduction to Digital Literature - 3 views

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    A showcase of various types of electronic or digital literature. A good list of various boundary-breaking genres being experimented with.
Sam McGrath

Episode 10: Creating an eBook with InDesign (Part 1) - 3 views

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    part 1 of a how to video that gives some good information on using InDesign to create an ebook. Talks about the two questions we've had about graphics and hyperlinks
Nyssa Silvester

"The Class That Wouldn't Die" | Mormon Artist - 3 views

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    Article about the history of science fiction at BYU.
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