Thursday, October 09, 2014

Media Dragons Small Part of Interconnected Cyberworld

Jozef imrich has a strange reputation that is based very solidly on the fact that nobody reads him ...
“The sun has a way of moving and this blog has a way of posting (almost 5000 posts since 2002) on every eclectic subject under the Antipodean moon.

“There was once an ease and good nature and a lyrical expression of behavior in American films that shrugged off all the stupid orthodoxies about ‘happy endings.’ It knew not to wait for endings, but to trust to the moment.” ~ David Thomson, The Whole Equation: A History of Hollywood

What kind of blogger are you?

On 7 July 2002 there were over 77 million public blogs in existence. On 7 July 2014, there were around 180 million Tumblrand 77 million WordPress blogs in existence worldwide. According to critics and other bloggers, Blogger is the most popular blogging service used today, however Blogger does not offer publicstatistics. Technorati has 1.3 million blogs

The Berlin Wall created misery, but also an extensive laboratory for studying politics, economics, and human nature. The Berlin Wall created Media Dragon & Cold River ...
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This Year’s Nobel Prize For Literature Goes To Patrick Modiano

The Swedish committee praised the 69-year-old French writer for “the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation.”

Via Washington Post 

Ten Tips To Being A Bestselling Media Dragon

“Writers are very fragile, they’re like butterflies or perhaps moths; they can be easily crumpled. If you’re very sensitive, which I am, it only takes a raised eyebrow or a chance remark about an idea for you to lose confidence.”

An Interconnected World Needs A Common Language

“In an ideal world, we’d all learn to use one language for science, technology and business, and learn, respect and use others for cultural identity and a sense of community — especially in our polyglot nation. That requires some flexibility in how languages themselves are developed. We need to be more adaptable and sensitive to other cultures as we use language.”
Sitting on Wired 

Publishers Simplify, Sanitize For Lucrative Young Reader Market

“Prominent media dragons & nonfiction writers like Ms. Hillenbrand, Jon Meacham and Rick Atkinson are now grappling with how to handle unsettling or controversial material in their books as they try to win over this impressionable new audience. And these slimmed-down, simplified and sometimes sanitized editions of popular nonfiction titles are fast becoming a vibrant, growing and lucrative niche.”
Via The New York Times