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Books will endure

On April 16, 2015 in Blog

Eyeglasses on Open Book

Readers have proven their devotion to the written word for centuries. How they will do so in the years ahead remains uncertain in a variety of ways. But books are here to stay.

 

Read more in The Atlantic

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A Spirituality of Being Human

On February 5, 2015 in Blog
 
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En el asilo

On December 15, 2014 in Blog
 
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Garfield

On December 5, 2014 in Blog
 
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Index noir

On November 5, 2014 in Blog

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Findable

On October 20, 2014 in Blog

  find´a`ble  ADJECTIVE: Capable of being found; discoverable. Luke, my 7-year-old grandson, has reorganized his books so he can find things.        

 
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Indexing – only amateurs do it for their own books

On October 9, 2014 in Blog

She said that indexing was a thing that only the most amateurish author undertook to do for his own book. … “It’s a revealing thing, an author’s index of his own work,” she informed me. “It’s a shameless exhibition—to the trained eye.” “She can read character from an index,” said her husband.” ____________________________________________________________

 
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Acousmatic: a rare word

On September 6, 2014 in Blog

Derived from the Greek: adjective, indicating a sound that one hears without seeing what causes it. It describes an experience which is very common today but whose consequences are more or less unrecognized, consisting of hearing sounds with no visible cause on the radio, records, telephone, tape recorder, etc. Acousmatic listening is the opposite of […]

 
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Myths

On July 7, 2014 in Blog

What is the most common misconception you encounter about freelancing? Freelancers spend all of their time in their pajamas Freelancing is for people who can’t find full time work Freelancing is a stop-gap to a full-time career Freelancers aren’t as reliable as agencies or temps From the Freelancers Union             […]

 
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American Society for Indexing – 2014 Conference

On May 4, 2014 in Blog

Mendel and Enrique presented. They discussed the work they do for me and explained its benefits for other experienced indexers. See conference details here.

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