I have not yet recovered from the devastation of missing this live. glecharles: Richard took the stage at Hill Country and showed us what social publishing is really about with a rousing take on “I Love Rock & Roll”.
A little digital optimism
“Technologies are not mere exterior aids, but also interior transformations of consciousness—and never more than when they affect the word. Such transformations can be uplifting.” -Walter J. Ong, Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word, 1982.
nybooks: Tony Judt Straus Park, New York, 1997; photograph by Dominique Nabokov “Identity” is a dangerous word. It has no respectable contemporary uses. In Britain, the mandarins of New Labour—not satisfied with installing more closed-circuit surveillance cameras than any other democracy—have sought (so far unsuccessfully) to invoke the “war on terror” as an occasion to introduce mandatory...
Sometimes you read a book so special that you want to carry it around with you...– Markus Zusak, author of ‘The Book Thief.’ (via keremmermutlu) (via booklover)
Of all the criteria by which people habitually distinguish civilization from...– Claude Lévi-Strauss, “A Writing Lesson” from Tristes Tropiques
Things are going to slide, slide in all directions Won’t be nothing, nothing...– Leonard Cohen, “The Future”