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Chrome can now caption almost any video or audio

A lot of the web revolves around video content (subscribe to our YouTube channel!) and podcasts these days, but that brings some accessibility challenges you won’t find with the written word. Hundreds of millions of people are deaf or hard of hearing. Other folks have trouble processing... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2021-03-25 21:01:00 UTC ]
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The realities of being an Instagram poet

I have been writing poetry most of my life. Encouraged by my English teacher as a child, I used writing as a way of dealing with emotions, anxiety and, as I grew older, with heartbreak. In February 2019, I decided to set up an Instagram page on the advice of a friend, who thought the platform... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 19:53:50 UTC ]
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In the end, Game of Thrones needed better writers

Without George RR Martin, the last seasons of the TV spectacular lost their way, says the Observer columnist and GoT enthusiastGame of Thrones final episode review – epic ending corrects some major wrongsThe failure of the final season of Game of Thrones has its cheerful side. Despite the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-19 08:00:13 UTC ]
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INDONESIA FOCUS: Q+A Nirwan Dewanto

You started writing early in your high school days, what were you writing about most back then?I think it is exaggerating to say I started writing at high school. I was already writing, but it was mainly journaling, which was not for public consumption. There was a poem (about a tree in the... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-03-15 11:15:36 UTC ]
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Scribe signs 'ode to the written word'

Scribe is to publish Notes From A Public Typewriter to coincide with Independent Bookshop Week in June 2019.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Lib Podcast: Pop-Up Magazine's Chas Edwards Takes the Written Word on The Road

Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher, Google Play and iHeartRadio too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend!What if you took a magazine and put it on stage? What you would get, if the magazine were any good, is Pop-Up Magazine, an evening of true stories... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing: An Insult to the Written Word or a Boon to the Industry?

A few months ago, after I picked up and devoured a beautifully written memoir by Elisa Hategan and was left with a serious Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2017-01-03 15:48:11 UTC ]
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What Does Your Brain Like Better: Paper or Ebooks?

Writing for the Financial Times, Julian Baggini examined some of the latest research, which he argues, is forcing us to 'rethink how we respond to the written word.' Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle v Glass, apps v text: the complicated future of books | Antony Loewenstein

Antony Loewenstein: Is the future an interactive novel read on a Google Glass? One thing's for certain: the transformation of the written word is one of the defining issues of our ageAntony Loewenstein Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ex-New York Times Writer Develops An App To Get Busy People Reading More

In Dickens's day, serialized novels were all the rage. Rooster aims to revive that trend, making it easier than ever to find good books (and the time to read them).In the age of abbrevs., sitting down to read a novel can feel like gearing up for a marathon, no matter how much you love books. The... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big books the antithesis of Twitter

Six years and 900 pages on, there ended up being two million reasons why this first-time author would have been glad to have stuck with the written word.     Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2013-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can E–Books Save The Neighborhood Bookstore?

While no one in the publishing world wants to halt the march of digital distribution, many would like to ensure the neighborhood bookstore doesn't go the way of the record store. That's why there are a growing number of people in the industry who are looking to disrupt the disruptors and show... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo America Brings Translation To Global Market Forum 2014

BookExpo America's 2014 Global Market Forum will be have an exciting new focus, Books in Translation: Wanderlust for the Written Word. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BoSacks: Media Intelligence : The New Non-Obsolescence of the Written Word

By Robert M. Sacks A book that I read a few years ago has been popping back into and around my head lately, as I continue my pursuit of the future of reading and the future of our publishing business. The Swerve ,... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2013-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The value of the written word

Ray Bradbury imagined a world without the printed word, a universe where firemen started fires instead of stopped them, in a quest to burn forbidden books - till one of them started questioning why. Incidentally, the act of burning books is called "biblioclasm" or "libricide", and here's your... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2013-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Incredible Resilience of Books

Despite challenges faced by the publishing industry and past predictions, the written word has not seen its last day Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2012-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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I’m Through With Paper

I didn’t expect to quit paper so easily. Sure, I love technology, but I also love reading, and I’ve always found paper to be the most pleasurable delivery system for the written word. I stopped subscribing to a daily print newspaper around five years ago, but that was mostly because of price,... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tablet Users Are Heavy News Readers

A year and a half since the Apple iPad was introduced, a new study shows that reading news has become a big part of what people use tablets for. But publishers still have a way to go to get people to pay for content on tablets. The newest look at people’s willingness to pay for content is a... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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