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Spike Lee Shares His NYU Teaching List of 87 Essential Films Every Aspiring Director Should See

I’m sure you’ve heard by now: wealthy, successful film director Spike Lee hopes to fund his next film via a Kickstarter campaign. Yes, that’s right, …

TA Plays: 'Sid Meier's Ace Patrol' - Take to the Skies in Sid Meier's Latest Turn-Based Strategy Game

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'Leviathan: Warships' for iPad Returns to the App Store

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'Eclipse: New Dawn for the Galaxy' for iPad Review - A Grand 4X Strategy Game Tailored for the Touchscreen

The term “4X game” is either scary or foreign to you if you are not a strategy gamer. Even if you are one, like myself, they can still be daunting. …

Tears in rain: how Snapchat showed me the glory of data death

A case for fading data in the age of media immortality<p><i>"I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die."</i><p>Anyone who's …

Offline: how my creativity got killed

Last week I found myself slouched on a couch, ten feet away from a pair of $107,000 speakers. I was on the 35th floor of The Venetian hotel, which towers over the tail end of the Las Vegas strip. I was listening to an overwrought piano cover of Joni Mitchell’s immortal “A Case of You.” I was …

Google Alert for the Soul

A transcript of a paper delivered at the Theorizing the Web 2013 conference in New York City on March 2. Image: Paul Klee, <i>Old Man</b> …

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5 Reasons Why Books Aren’t Dying Out

Back in the days when I had to take several trains and buses just to get to my workplace, commuters leaning against subway doors with crumpled …

Aschkalon German Learning Trilogy (Intermediate & Adv.)

Forget about boring textbooks! Save the world and learn German one sword-fight at a time!This is the complete edition of the Aschkalon fantasy …

How To Build Up A Thriving Personal Learning Network In 2013

<i>1) Don’t even try</i><p>The reason I say this is because I think that network building is natural, especially on the internet. You don’t have to pluck up …

Why Learn German? Here Are 7 (Slightly Unreasonable) Reasons

<b>It’s no secret that learning German can be a career booster since Germany has the largest economy in the European Union and the third largest in the</b> …

The Great Firewall Of Foreign Language

<i>In the age of Instant Translation we tend to forget that language is still a big barrier in the way of global communication. The internet experience</i> …

How The Cloud Killed The Library

It was not long ago that every home had a shrine of collected media: CDs, DVDs, books neatly organized for quick reference and dusted off daily for …

20,000 Mockingbirds: On The Changing Unchanging Nature of Books

While working myself through the back-list of the Nebula Awards for Best Novel, I came across <i>Slow River</i> by Nicola Griffith, a dark science fiction …

Your Brain On Storytelling: Foreign Language Learning Through Stories

<b>“The universe is made of stories, not atoms,”</b> the poet Muriel Rukeyser once stated. Human beings are storytelling creatures. We use stories to make …

Language Learning

How Not To Learn German Quickly

photo: CC by unpatitodegoma<p>Through the years as a German teacher I had the chance to work with learners from all over the world. Not only did I …

Language Learning Is Not A Contest

Browsing through language learning related forums and blogs, I sometimes get the impression that language learning is a new sport. Learners boast …

The Practice Of Not Knowing: A Third Method Of Foreign Language Learning

<i>When learning a new language there are those things we need to know, those things we need to practice and a million other things we don’t know.</i><p>1. …

3 Reasons Why Video Games Are Underestimated In Language Learning

img: CC by Joxon<p><i>Is dabbling in video games a valid method for learning a foreign language?</i><p>Slaying dragons and fighting epic space battles may be an …

The Unbearable Uncertainty Of Ebooks

A book, printed on paper, bound in leather or glued together is a comforting thing. You can put it on a shelf, and it won’t go anywhere. If you …

Why Handwriting Might Be More Important Than We Think

A few days ago the Guardian published an extract of Philip Hensher’s book “The Missing Ink” which asks the question what role handwriting still has …

Online Teaching Platforms: Why We Don’t (Really) Need Them To Make A Living

The blogosphere has been on fire for the last few days, ablaze with articles, comments, rants and promises, all regarding this simple question: <b>If</b> …

5 False Prophets In Language Teaching

<i>Learning a language is a very personal endeavor. Each individual uses different ways to reach the same result: being able to communicate in a foreign</i> …

Code or Die: The Future Of Work?

In a new video designed to spread awareness about the importance of teaching people how to code, big promises are being made. Backed up by talking …

Books: The Secret Weapon Against Stress

<i>A study at the university of Sussex found that reading can reduce stress levels by 68%.</i><p>Technology has significantly accelerated the pace of life over …