An item in the Washington Post yesterday caught my attention … and annoyed me on several counts. It’s a discussion of single spacing vs. double spacing at the end of a sentence. All the emphasis seems to be on readability,… Read More ›
Apparently we have a president-elect who likes or even prefers communicating via Twitter to whatever audience frequents and gets its sometimes-fake news from social media. For better or worse (I think worse), they all seem content to bypass our mainstream media. Not that the… Read More ›
There are ways around most paywalls.
You may recall that about three weeks ago a teenager made national headlines by coming up with an idea to save on printing costs by changing the font used. As it turns out, young Suvir Mirchandani was not the first to have… Read More ›
There’s a fascinating story on the CNN website today. Fascinating, at least, to those interested in reducing printing costs. Hard to believe no one thought of it before. A teenager, 14-year-old Suvir Mirchandani, was trying to think of ways to save money and… Read More ›
I’ve no idea how the subject came up a few days ago when I was talking with my son. But suddenly he was telling me what Tom Clancy had told him a few years ago*: In the movie The Hunt… Read More ›
Tom Clancy, self-described “boy writer,” recounts his life immediately before and after the publication of his first novel, “The Hunt for Red October.”