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Mobile Technology

Writing from my iphone

So yes, I just got my iPhone today and downloaded the Typepad app. It’s pretty cool I must say. I’m not sure how much blogging I’ll do from here. But thank god for error correction! best personal loan available #plaa{display:none;visibility:hidden;}

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Mobile Technology

What do you use jott? (edited)

What do you use jott for? I’m not really sure what the answer is to this question yet. I was wondering if anyone out there is using Jott and can tell me what they use it for. It seems to me that you would use it to send a message when you have very little […]

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Mobile Technology

How 'bout that? (edited)

How about that? So I’m not sure exactly how much time that was before it decided that it was going to cut me off. Yeah, so I guess I’ll have to look online and see what the length it is in terms of how long a Jott can be. [Turns out to be 30 seconds […]

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Cognisphere digital rhetoric Mobile Technology Rhetoric/Composition Web/Tech

microblog compositions

Following up on my earlier post on microblogging, I saw a thread on the TechRhet listserv regarding this subject: essentially how might one use Twitter in the writing classroom? The general consensus in the thread was that there was a potential to teach concision in the 140 character limitation of the tweet. There was also […]

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Cognisphere cyberspace digital rhetoric Mobile Technology

Jay Bolter, locative rhetoric, and eversion

Final post catching up on Computers and Writing on Bolter’s keynote speech. The bottom line is that Bolter offers a vision of inscription (of writing/composition) that lies far beyond what any but a very small group of rhet/comp faculty, even within computers and writing, are able to engage. I think it shows us a world […]

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Mobile Technology

making the e-book pay off

There’s been much recent discussion of Amazon’s new e-book, Kindle, on KairosNews, if:Book and many other places. Apparently the device has sold well here at the start and has received more positive reviews than I’ve seen for past e-books. Here are what seem to be the main issues for me: Cost: at $400, that’s a […]

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Mobile Technology Second LIfe

From Second Life to Metaverse

In Technology Review, Wade Roush offers an article on the intersection of Second Life-type virtual worlds and Google Earth-type "mirror worlds" that examines the potential future of such a mash-up combined with mobile networks. It seems likely that these technologies will combine: mobile networks and devices highly detailed 3-D maps of the real world geo-tagged, […]