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The problem with reading online

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Four years ago, I started an MA in music education at the Institute of Education in London. The first module was on the philosophy and aesthetics of music, and included the kind of books that I had been avoiding for … Continue reading

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Desperately seeking (A Pattern Language)

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It’s common to hear people say “These days, you can find it all on the internet” or “You can find everything on Google”.  It’s true in principle, but that’s like saying you can play anything on the piano: yes you … Continue reading

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IT tips #3: Use Google as a calculator and more

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Here’s three things you can do with Google that save a lot of time: 1. Use Google as a calculator No need to get out a calculator – just use Google to do it. Type in a calculation using +, … Continue reading

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جوناثان ستيل

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Given that I come from a generation where if you wanted italics, you had to change the daisy wheel on the printer, I’m still amazed at how easily computers and the web deal with international fonts. Looking through my site … Continue reading

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Google, Gutenberg & Research

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Just how exciting is all the hype about Google’s venture into online books? Is it really the dawn of a new era? What seems to be missing from all the journalistic screaming is the fact that huge numbers of books … Continue reading Continue reading

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