I think if I think I'll end up thinking too hard
I would’ve liked to feel a bit more of that glorious feeling of relief. Don’t get me wrong, I’m damn right delighted to have that annotated bibliography outta my life, buuut the hypertext essay (which is kind of like the ann. bib’s mother) definitely spoiled the celebratory mood.
So now what? It’s now mid-semester break, [...]
last but not least
In summary, these two fine academic professors and long time bloggers have taught me a valuable lesson about blogging and its multi-faceted abilities. They lay down the fact that blogs are not just great outlets for personal thoughts and opinions, but act as useful tools for research. The authors point [...]
“What’s in it for me?” says the Hypertext Essay
… This text will most definitely be relevant in relation to our hypertext essay.
In their essay, Mortensen and Walker also include the fact that ‘the visual appearance of weblogs is important’ (p. 270). Blogs are designed and presented through myriad themes of different colour schemes, fonts, [...]
Did you ask me something?
… Yes, what’s your personal perspective on this text?
All in all, I found this essay highly informative, even more so because like what Torill and Walker said, information and publications about this topic is somewhat laborious. Above anything, reading this document has definitely made me more aware of the growing [...]
Boos and Yays
… Formally known as limitations and strengths
I don’t think I exactly have the right credentials to specifically judge the limitations of this text, but for now, I can pretend.
To start with the strengths, overall, Torill and Walker do a top job of covering a large scope of all things blogging. They talk [...]
On ‘Can of Worms‘ tonight, they posed a question on whether or not you should tell your kids that there is a ‘God’. For a while now, I guess once I reached high school, I slowly became more skeptical about my own religion, wondering whether or not I actually did believe in Catholicism which [...]
Landow: ‘Hypertext’ – The article is also largely about the exploration of text itself, where he more so looks at what hypertext is doing to text.
Different forms of text:
The rosetta stone – text carved into the stone.
Olden day Bibles – each written individually, since the printing press wasn’t yet invented. Also having to be [...]
Why read this for?
So why have this reading as part of our Networked Media course? I could leave it at, ‘just coz’ but I guess, just for you the reader, I’ll elaborate.
There are multiple ways that this text relates to themes in our Networked Media course – many of which I’m probably not even aware [...]