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Wikipedia Game for Middle School Teachers

Are you gonna play the Wikipedia game? Or are you one of those stubborn old cronies who wants to pretend Wikipedia doesn’t exist?

Well it does exist. 217 more words

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"Ladies Who Lunch"

‘Ladies who lunch’ is a phrase normally used to describe well-off, well-dressed women who meet for social luncheons. These women are usually married and non-working and undertake their luncheons in high-class restaurants or in a department store during a shopping trip. 144 more words


Web 2.0: The Basics

What is Web 2.0? If you aren’t sure, you’ve already accessed a Web 2.0 website– my blog! Nowadays, people have access to Web 2.0 technologies nearly everywhere, and it has vastly changed the way of which people communicate. 363 more words


Kick-Start Your Week With a Quote!

Hedy Lamarr, born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, (9 November 1914 – 19 January 2000) was an Austrian and American film actress and inventor. During her film career, Lamarr co-invented the technology for spread spectrum and frequency hopping communications. 88 more words


Monday, 26th January 2015

The OED’s definition of Derrida’s notion of différance is, ‘The impossibility or indefinite deferral of any ultimate or metaphysical signification, on account of the constantly changing and proliferating relationships between the linguistic signs in any sentence or utterance’. 152 more words


No More Wikipedia, Even If It Makes My Life More Difficult

The Guardian posted this article talking about how Wikipedia banned five “feminist” editors from changing anything related to GamerGate or anything related to gender. Oh, and they banned GamerGate editors too–only those were accounts created to be banned, no ones actually active and used by GamerGate supporters. 239 more words

Q: Where does the time go? (A: Wikipedia)

(Watching The Deadliest Catch with boyfriend)

Me: It’s crazy that they can find a little orange ball in the middle of a giant ocean
BF: Yeah… 80 more words