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Staylittle: The village that is cut off from the UK – BBC News

Some people do “digital detoxes”, but there is one place in the UK that is getting rather annoyed at being cut off. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bbc.com This is an interesting article to me, because I think many developed countries … Continue reading

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Three ways to look at the future: perspectives from a writer, reader, and marketer of content

My friend, Parth Mukherjee of Jifflenow, created an excellent SlideShare presentation that he shared at the STC India conference while still at Adobe, but shared recently on LinkedIn. While I didn’t attend the conference, he created a great conversation about … Continue reading

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World-renowned Harvard linguist Steven Pinker loves emoji, and you should too

There’s no shame in emoji love. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.techinsider.io I guess it’s Steven Pinker day at TechCommGeekMom. I have to agree that I often will use emoji for the purposes that Pinker suggests in this article. My son … Continue reading

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20 Signs Your Web Content Writer Won’t Cut Through the Crap

I was on vacation in Vancouver with my family recently. We went to the famous public market on Granville Island. There’s a lot to see and do there. The market seems to offer every flavor of everyt Sourced through Scoop.it … Continue reading

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Why is there a divide between academics and practitioners in tech comm? • emoo.eu

Why is there a divide between academics and practitioners in tech comm? Tip: Check out the podcast I recorded on this same topic here: Podcast: The divide between academics and practitioners — Interview with Lisa Meloncon. The divide between practitioners … Continue reading

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10 popular grammar myths debunked by a Harvard linguist

Harvard’s Steven Pinker sets the record straight. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.businessinsider.com This is a great article that goes over some basic grammatical misnomers that are often made. Many of these are not only covered in Steven Pinker’s writings, but … Continue reading

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Content Content podcast episode 5 – Undefinable Me featuring Marcia Riefer Johnston

Tech writer turned content marketer and strategist Marcia Riefer Johnston (@marciarjohnston) discusses her career transitions, her two highly rated books, and her strong love of Strunk and White. A… Sourced through Scoop.it from: edmarsh.com Ed Marsh of ContentContent has posted … Continue reading

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