Today started out well. It started out early, when it was cool enough not to perspire. I purchased a book as a PDF for $20.00, and only have about 341 pages to go. Someone from Canada who read my blog suggested I might be interested. Smart woman of discernment! I did some work, some laundry,... Continue Reading →
I have just emptied an entire chest (kist, in my parlance) in search of one small notebook. This constitutes an act of bravery, for the kist contains boxes full of memories, and papers I should have filed a long time ago. I was calm, and did not get upset; it appears there is no reason... Continue Reading →
Very soon after that, I noticed a pair of black and white running shoes on the grass beneath a tree and behind the communal dustbin.
My first translation theory lecture—back when no one was quite sure whether buses had been invented, let alone whether Pa actually did fall off one of them—dealt with the arbitrariness of sign as a central property of natural language (if indeed, one considers natural language as a system of signs). One of its chief proponents was... Continue Reading →
We were conference-bound, and high-speed conversation bounced back and forth for almost the entire duration until we reached our destination.
For reasons beyond me, I did not apply the "do it now" directive to publishing the handout version of a presentation given in June 2016 on Collaboration Essentials. Here it is now. Please click on the image below to download the PDF– and remember to respect copyright: ©2016-2018 Allison Wright
I shall be addressing these issues at METM18 in October in a presentation entitled When your name's on it: marking your digital territory: When does sharing become stealing? When is tweeting not cool? What can you do to curtail bad practise and raise awareness without raising hackles on social media? What do you do if... Continue Reading →