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I Feel a Reading Slump Coming On...

It’s the feeling that all readers fear: not being able to read.

I’ve been lucky enough to avoid a major reading slump for over 12 months now. 348 more words

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Admitting Your An Anime Fan!

How do you let someone know your an anime fan? Are you someone that wears it proudly or someone that doesn’t mention it unless the conversation calls for it? 220 more words


On the Kenyon/Clare Lawsuit

Recently Dark-Hunter author Sherrilyn Kenyon sued Shadowhunters author Cassandra Clare for “willfully copying” her novels. As a disclaimer, I have read only Clockwork Angel… 835 more words

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Further reading on algorithms & algorithmic culture

Tarleton Gillespie, Algorithm [#digitalkeywords] (2014)

—. “#trendingistrending: When Algorithms Become Culture,” forthcoming in Algorithmic Cultures: Essays on Meaning, Performance and New Technologies, eds. 15 more words


Disability in the Mainstream Media

This blog post idea came to me after Casualty and Holby City, two of my favourite hospital-based dramas, decided to cast autistic characters in episodes of their shows. 759 more words


While You Were Out Wall

In a previous blog post One thing to Improve I wrote about a problem I have with absent pupils. This summarizes my thoughts.

One area which has always been a struggle for me is dealing with pupils who have been absent.

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Gentle Reader, Strong Loss

Yesterday, February 11,  my dear friend would have been 35, had he not left us 8 years ago.  I managed not to think about it in any sad way all day long, just in context of being terribly grateful for our short, intense friendship.   675 more words