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How the Wisdom of the Crowds Manifests Itself in Language and on the World-Wide Web

I had an “AHA!” insight this morning and feel like running it past you here. Let me start off by backtracking to the print era, in order to bring forth an example that will provide a basis for how this works online (on the world-wide web). Here’s an excerpt from the entry for “Language” in […] Continue reading

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People involved in the business of literature “are better placed to collaborate with other cultural institutions and lifestyle purveyors, with restaurants, with bars, with museums, with arthouse cinemas, creating thematic connections and cultural nexuses”

Publishing is a word that, like the book, is almost but not quite a proxy for the “business of literature.” Current accounts of publishing have the industry about as imperiled as the book, and the presumption is that if we … Continue reading
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