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Day: January 1, 2017
The Decalogue of Nick #3: I work in schools IT policy
For Scott Welch. When I walked away from linguistics, I walked upstairs into department IT support for the Languages Department. It was an underpaid but cosy sinecure, where I got to write papers, work on the side as a research assistant, and practice bad Italian, French, and German on my peers. That didn’t last, and […]
How hard would it be to write more poetry using only Quora questions?
http://fusion.net/story/295515/quora-poetry-silicon-valley/?utm_source=facebook&amp;utm_medium=social&amp;utm_campaign=socialshare&amp;utm_content=theme_top_mobile Mergers and edits can, it’s true, impairthe incidental rhymes of Quora questions.The metre of such verse would brook deflectionsas well—though your example doesn’t care. But I’d dispute the questions need be live.They can be captured at the time of writing,and any links can redirect. Invitingtheir permanence is hope that cannot thrive. You posit here […]