Here's the rest of that essay as promised yesterday! We are not being pernicious bitch feminists when we ask you to use 'they' rather than 'he', we ask you to use 'they' because it includes women and girls as equals. Language shapes identity and sociocultural mores. Girls need to grow up knowing they are equal,... Continue Reading →
Generic Masculine Pronoun Still Being Debated! Amazing!
"I think singular pronoun agreement is evolving out of English; most authors I copy-edit use “they” rather than the correct, “he or she” (or variations). Will you abandon pronoun agreement?" Meg Nash, a freelance writer-editor in the Greater Philadelphia area asked that question just over a month ago in the LinkedIn Writers and Editors group. ... Continue Reading →
Touching the Invisible, Art from Stockholm’s Smart Studio
I've been taking in some of the Open Studios which are part of Brighton's Digital Festival. On Friday afternoon at Cogapp, Gavin Mallory and Joshua Routh gave a presentation about their work creating interactive maps. In particular, a Magic Magnifying Glass they developed for Magnificent Maps at the British Library. They asked if anyone in... Continue Reading →