I usually write 3,500 words a day for publication, six days a week. That daily effort averages out to a million words a year. Those writing numbers are numbing and they don’t include the daily grind of writing emails or crafting shopping lists or the rare, luxuriant, instance of love letter making.
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Yesterday, we were delighted to discover your UnitedStage.com is currently featured on the McGraw-Hill website as part of an extended, online, learning portal for the seventh edition of the hardcopy book — “Theatre: The Lively Art” — by Edwin Wilson and Alvin Goldfarb.
As universities purge headlong into the Age of Digitization, we are left to wonder about the value of what is quickly becoming a Open Source education where students the world over are able to get the same information and identical teaching via the internet and iTunes podcasts.
I was having a discussion the other day about the digital books movement and saving a university money, and when I took the next logical step in the argument: “If we’re digitizing books to save space and money, why don’t we digitize librarians, too?” I was given a look in response intended to freeze fertile fields and euthanize rabid dogs.
Google are getting busy and going mobile on your iPhone with books! You can read 1.5 million public domain books on most any cellphone — Google Books look especially great on your beloved iPhone — and that’s especially pleasing in the face of Steve Jobs’ false accusation we no longer read.