Archives for the 'Multimedia and Language' Category

Repurpose

This is interesting: Repurposing morphs into creativity.
Repurpose is a powerful concept. It allows to pick up the emphasis on one thing and utilize it for the emphasis on another thing which is somehow related to the original thing. So the emphasis on repurposing itself can be (creatively) repurposed into the emphasis on creativity. Can “repurpose” even be repurposed into “morph” such that “repurposing” [...]

22 December 2011 | Multimedia and Language | No Comments

Acronyms and blog names

I hate corporate homepages where the company’s acronym is not explained. Read more….

11 March 2006 | Multimedia and Language | No Comments

Connective Writing and Anti-social Reading

Reading is antisocial, but writing is first and foremost about creating a community of writers ? Read more….

28 November 2005 | Multimedia and Language | No Comments

Concepts of concepts

Stimulated by D. Grey’s detailed posting “On the concept of a concept”, I tried to depict my view of concepts. Read more….

25 September 2005 | Multimedia and Language | No Comments

Trendspotter’s literacy prediction

“The end of the written word”, this is much food for thought. Read more…

26 May 2005 | Multimedia and Language | No Comments

Blogger Kleist?

After reading M. Lessard’s “Expression et transformation de la connaissance” in today’s Zero Seconde, Kleist (1777-1811, “Über die allmähliche Verfertigung der Gedanken beim Reden”) would perhaps have written a comment “On the Gradual Production of Thoughts Whilst Blogging” into his blog. See also chapter 1.1 in this PDF.

28 January 2005 | Multimedia and Language | 1 Comment

Usability and Translation

This thread of the dotLRN (open-source eLearning platform) forum suggests how much translation is tied to usability: in some cases, translators are needed to make the US original more readable.

28 August 2004 | Multimedia and Language | No Comments

Indo-Europeans were more Multimedial than we

Looking at word roots, an interesting observation can be made: “multimedial” subject groups are over-represented … more

28 August 2004 | Multimedia and Language | No Comments

Funnel language

“The alphabet is a funnel”, says R. Horn - in his visual language, of course.

28 August 2004 | Multimedia and Language | No Comments

Verb and gender in multimedia grammar

Multimedia “grammar” could use the hyperlink as the verb, and the link type (hierarchical or cross-reference) as the gender of verb….

28 August 2004 | Multimedia and Language | No Comments

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