Hi there! In case you’re wondering, that isn’t a picture of me.
My hair isn’t nearly that
purple perfect interesting. Although I think I’ve seen her somewhere before. Ha ha ha …
Anyway, for those of you who don’t know who Tim Berners-Lee is,
where the hell have you been he’s the awesome genius who invented the World Wide Web.
I’ve always chalked whatever success I’ve had as a writer of any sort to the great access to information and communication abilities we enjoy, due to the World Wide Web’s existence.
So … my first order of business, if I were to receive any kind of award or honor for my writing would be to thank Tim Berners-Lee for making it possible to publish anything online.
That means every business that depends upon online technology should be thanking Sir Tim, for making their businesses possible. Most businesses these days have an online presence of some sort. So … pretty much everyone should take their hats off to Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Especially technology companies that are in the business of distributing authors’ content, plus a whole lot more than that.
Having said that, here’s an article that should give you the heeby-jeebies about relying upon
However, Barnes & Noble says it’s bringing Nook to the UK in October. Isn’t that nice? Too bad Waterstones has already allied itself with Amazon.
a long-winded explanation why it’s taking so long for Nook to get across the freaking pond.
And — surprise! — good news for bookstores! Remember them? Ha ha ha …
I’ve attended their plays and musicals. They’re an awesome theatre group. Here’s more info about them:
During 2012 Red Branch Theatre will become the new home of two great theatrical organizations, Drama Learning Center and Red Branch Theatre Company.
Drama Learning Center (DLC) has brought the magic of the stage to people of all ages by providing theatre education and entertainment in Howard County for over 20 years. DLC remains committed to helping others discover the excitement of the stage while discovering the magic within themselves. DLC offers a variety of programs that appeal to students of different ages and interests taught by experienced theatrical professionals. Click here to visit the DLC website.
Red Branch Theatre Company has been entertaining theatre-goers since 2008. The company strives to bring together artists and audiences in the Baltimore-Washington community and beyond by providing theatrical productions that are exciting, affordable, powerful and thought provoking. Red Branch Theatre Company produces 4-5 shows each season featuring a mix of family and adult themes. Click here to visit the Red Branch Theatre Company website.
And now, a few headlines of possible interest:
And, on that note, here’s Kraftwerk via Nik Nak’s Old Peculiar.
And this quotation:
“The frontier of the unknown can never do more than scratch the surface of eternally unknowable infinity.” — H. P. Lovecraft, August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937
PS: RIP, Tony Scott.
PPS: RIP, Scott McKenzie.