11 posts tagged text

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What connects mysteries and SEO? A Talk about the Craft of Web Writing with Zara Altair

Hello with this months edition of the Intertextual animal - a series of talk about textuality, web and connections. Today I had  Zara Altair who is an author of both fiction and non-fiction. And whom I was privileged to be able to interview on the craft of writing. I wanted to talk with her  about the experience of writing mysteries, product descriptions, coaching writers and my favourite - writing for businesses that put customer connection first. How more intertextual could we get? With ...

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A Talk About the Interactive Text with Frode Hegland

In this episode of the Intertextual Animal series I hope you will enjoy Frode Hegland talking about text as substrate, the usefulness of any technological construct as its essence, the need for deeper look into the writing and the reading processes we live by. Digital text holds real, untapped potential because of its inherent interactivity and we have a choice: We can learn to control the vast sea of digital text–or be controlled by it. Frode Hegland It's lunch time and I have a Skype ...

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Linked Data, Intelligent Content and Utility on the Web – a talk with Aaron Bradley

Today I am grateful to the genies of search, poststructuralism and marketing for granting me access to the one and only Aaron Bradley and allowing me to present you with his valuable thoughts on intelligent content, commoditizing data, linked data, knowledge graphs and writing. Yes, writing - that big thing between soliloquies and product descriptions. I also want to warn you about something: there are too many conceptual thinking parts here. So please, for best experience onboard, let sink ...

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Homo Ludens and the Electronic Text [Book Excerpt]

Homo Ludens, or man the Player is the species, Dutch historian Johan Huizinga, argues is as significant as Homo Faber (Man the Maker) and Homo Sapiens (The Reasonable Man). Written in 1938, Huizinga's book Homo Ludens discusses the importance of the play as an element and manifestation of culture, with, in and through which civilization unfolds. When it comes to language, Homo Ludens is “playing with the wondrous nominative faculty” Take language, for instance - that first and supreme ...

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