Netymology

Netymology: From Apps to Zombies – A Linguistic Celebration of the Digital World by Tom Chatfield My rating: 5 of 5 stars For those of us who love languages almost as much as we love the internet, this is a lovely stroll through the lingo of the internet and the origins of the words we…Continue readingNetymology

Digital Humanities

Andrew Prescott aka @ajprescott did a nice overview of Digital Humanities in his keynote today at #dh14dk, this quick write-up won’t do it justice, but it was chock full of interesting links, so I wanted to share a bunch here: He described the first wave of digital humanities was using computers to access, research and…Continue readingDigital Humanities

#speedywebs

Værsgo’ Techsistens: 50 Mbit plus det løse: Andelsforeningsfiber holder 😉 Kablet, naturellement – på min airport er det svundet lidt: På hans router har jeg ikke ordentligt hul igennem, så det er han nu sat til at fikse – nørdehjemmet har selvfølgelig his’n’hers router, min virker ordentligt 😉 På Københavns Universitet har vi til gengæld…Continue reading#speedywebs

Twitter as Dr. Seuss would have explained it

Cute and totally right too! A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Guide to Twitter from HootSuiteContinue readingTwitter as Dr. Seuss would have explained it

DNA explained in plain English

Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.Continue readingDNA explained in plain English

To succeed: Change your tiny habits, not who you are!

BJ Fogg is the founder of the Stanford Behavioral Lab (seen here with The real stars of the show: Monkey & Frog) He’s researching how people make new habits – and his message is fairly simple: Make tiny changes to form new habits. The big life-altering “change-who-you-are-in-two-weeks”-solutions mostly fail anyway. So pick a tiny habit, do…Continue readingTo succeed: Change your tiny habits, not who you are!