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Scientific Publishing Can’t Be Free | Science | Smithsonian… Was it ever?

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/scientific-publishing-cant-be-free-31596196/#CcE1y6A548UkxEq6.99 I guess it’s my old cynical disposition kicking in, but part of my assessment is based on information from various sources- undergrads, profs, admin and business folks. Academia, like private enterprise business has lost its way because of money. … Continue reading

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When did my daughter get more literate than I am? – The Globe and Mail

Column by Ian Brown: The Lobe and Mail. Jan.19, 2013. “Technology seems to enhance this trend. The number of 16– and 17-year-old readers who read at least one e-book last year rose 16 per cent from the year before, a … Continue reading

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New J School- MS Word distorts journalism as much as Photoshop

Microsoft Word equally distorts reality as much as Photoshop. A picture’s worth a thousand words may be a truth but in the press or the blogosphere has no shortage words.  We should be engaging young people frequently in media awareness. … Continue reading

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Something Fierce wins CanadaReads jury

I am not surprised considdering how articulate and poignant Shad’s representation was all month. I’m so proud of him and Aguirre. What a fascinating process this CBC CanadaReads is! Sure wouldn’t find this on FOXnews.  Copies can be found on … Continue reading

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Now share Google Docs and Google Calendars (via WordPress.com News)

Now share Google Docs and Google Calendars (via WordPress.com News).

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Flipboard iPad just flipped me!

I have played( always how I learn best) with Flipboard on the iPad and was very intrigued. The modular nature of building your publication means your content and the posts from favorite feeds can be interwoven. The square panels of … Continue reading

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Flipboard iPad just flipped me!

I have played( always how I learn best) with Flipboard on the iPad and was very intrigued. The modular nature of building your publication means your content and the posts from favorite feeds can be interwoven. The square panels of … Continue reading

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