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What Happened to the Movies?

Thomson ?cannot hold back the realization that the movies have never been good enough.? As a form, he writes, movies are ?most acute when fixed on what happens next; whereas literature, sooner or later, is about the meaning behind events.? This explains better than anything else I know why it is that the finest movies seem to have been made not from first- but from second-rate fiction: The Maltese Falcon…

Schrijven voor het web (''Writing for the web'')

Terugkerend thema in onze gesprekken met klanten is de wijze waarop het internet als beste ingezet kan worden. Aandacht hierbij gaat vaak uit naar de wijze van communiceren. Vandaar dat wij graag u hierbij een overzicht van interessante artikelen over dit onderwerp willen presenteren: –Schrijven voor het web (”Writing for the web”) (Darwine Nieuwsbrief) A newsletter from The Netherlands offers a list of URLs on writing for the web. Included are…

Four Dreams about Jakob Nielsen

In my dream he wanted the bathroom. “What’s that smell?” he said. “A gift,” I said, and gave him cheap soap hugely wrapped in purple with a golden bow, no less. How thoughtful. How thoughtless. Not only splash, but flash. –Rachel McAlpine –Four Dreams about Jakob Nielsen (Quality Web Content) Jakob Nielsen is a web usability guru. What’s the point of giving someone “cheap soap” in a fancy wrapper? Plenty of…