“In the event of a fire, the black-bound excerpts are to be saved first.”
—Jean Paul instructions to his wife before setting off on a trip in 1812 (as quoted in translation from Exhibition opening on March 4th: »Zettelkästen. Maschinen der Phantasie«)
Featured image: Heinrich Pfenninger, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
An awful lot of my thinking happens in the margins.
Maen nhw’n hwylio heddiw.
Me: We don’t Mississippi in this house! Maybe we should Tennessee since that’s where Grandma and Grandpa live?
Evie: I’ve Mississippi’ed since I was three.
Me: Maybe since we’re Welsh we should Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch? You know: 1-Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, 2-Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, …
Evie (interrupting): Wait, what number are we on now???
Helps make it feel like we’ve turned some sort of corner.
Of course the segment was about the coming plague of locusts…
Come join me to see how we can extend our domains to use social readers and enable website-to-website communication to improve our online experience.
[Note: I’d previously been scheduled for a much longer workshop session, but due to changing conference time constraints, my talk will be a 20 minute demonstration. I’ll schedule some time early next month to do the longer hands-on portion of the original workshop to help people add the technology to their own websites.]
My slides for the talk, including a number of links to helpful resources, will be available later today.