Collusion – amazing tool to track the trackers

March 13, 2012

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We know we are being followed in the web. But the extent to which we are tracked and the consequences of this fact have been something we are hardly aware of. Until now. A great application called Collusion allows you to track the trackers! From March 2012 on we are being officially followed by Google, […]

How to add blank lines to WordPress post or page?

February 26, 2012

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A practical technicality. Many users of WordPress.com find it irritating that one cannot easily add “empty lines” to the the content of their posts and pages. This is because the CMS editor in the visual mode automatically gets rid of blank lines, thus depriving the user of the possibility to compose the content in accordance […]

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“Perfect Imperfection” – Jacek Dukaj and the power of evolution

January 24, 2012

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Jacek Dukaj rocks. Another  Polish science fiction writer, after Stanislav Lem, has a chance to become a cornerstone on the road of science fiction. His “Ice” will be soon translated into English. We should campaign for translation of “Perfect Imperfection” as well. Here’s why. It suffices to read the synopsis of Dukaj’s book “Perfect Imperfetion” […]

Google search – a few non-standard tricks

November 1, 2011

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We use Google daily- the ability to use it determines the quality of our access to information. Below some non standard commands which might be useful in daily work of a journalist and researcher. I confess I note them here to have a fast access in case I would once forget them:  + and – […]

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“The camera is on us , baby” – Stephen King’s advice on writing literature

October 25, 2011

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Rarely does a advice of a famous writer make sense to the extent of making an impact on the publicist’s mood. Too often the Famous treat giving advice as an opportunity to boast about their own accomplishments. Luckily, Stephen King’s advice on how to write (originallly published as an excerpt from his “On Writing” by […]

Posted in: Literature, Poetry