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Whale of a time

Moby Dick: Big Read presents an online version of Melville’s book, with each chapter read aloud and accompanied by a painting, drawing or photograph.

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Ugly truths

It’s not easy writing about global conspiracy on a poster. You have to capture the essence of a worldwide system of corruption in text a passer-by can digest swiftly. This piece – attached to a traffic light by Trafalgar Square in London – makes an ambitious effort to cover the necessary ground while the paused […]

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Random Spectacular

Spitalfields Life is an important counter-argument to the ridiculous but common notion that people don’t like to read online.

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Your attention, please

Lots of visits today thanks to an interesting conversation taking place on Twitter about writing, reading, technology and attention span. The original article I wrote can be found here. It now has some further comments from others, including one today from Tom Albrighton. The new article that got me going this morning is here: Less Text, […]

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Attention

Far from being helpless victims of technology-driven dumbing-down, we are actively paying attention in all sorts of new and productive ways.

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