Archives for the 'Multimedia and Language' Category
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” [...]
I hate corporate homepages where the company’s acronym is not explained. Read more….
Reading is antisocial, but writing is first and foremost about creating a community of writers ? Read more….
Stimulated by D. Grey’s detailed posting “On the concept of a concept”, I tried to depict my view of concepts. Read more….
“The end of the written word”, this is much food for thought. Read more…
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.
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.
Looking at word roots, an interesting observation can be made: “multimedial” subject groups are over-represented … more
“The alphabet is a funnel”, says R. Horn - in his visual language, of course.
Multimedia “grammar” could use the hyperlink as the verb, and the link type (hierarchical or cross-reference) as the gender of verb….