Tablet PC Makers Embrace a Dying Art: Handwriting

"Mr. Storch has found that the ease, speed and accuracy of writing with a computer keyboard have vastly reduced the occasions on which he might turn to a pen or pencil. As a result, he and many others who spend hours a day using computers say that the penmanship they learned in school is deteriorating beyond recognition." Michel Mariott –Tablet PC Makers Embrace a Dying Art: Handwritingb> (NYTimes — registration…

The Power of Portals

"Several years ago, the State University of New York at Buffalo took stock of its proliferating Web sites and found more than 250,000 pages spread out across 17 different servers. Not surprisingly, students and faculty members were having a hard time finding information they needed, even though they knew it was probably online – somewhere." Florence Olsen –The Power of Portals (Chronicle)

"I'm Going to Have an Epileptic Fit…"

"Soon. Like in the next half hour or so. Given that I can’t do anything about it, I thought it might be interesting to stay online as long as I can and tell you what transpires…. I taste salt and something else. I exult in these moments. it’s the payoff for the bad times, the weary times. In these moments I kiss God." Mordant C@rnival –"I’m Going to Have an…