This is a Wordle (word cloud) of all the byline stories I wrote for Reuters from 1988 to 1997: more than 300,000 words worth. Here’s another version, courtesy of WordItOut: Word cloud made with WordItOut
Does anyone know of a Firefox extension that would add a selected word to your list of emailed Google News Alerts?
A week or so back I wrote in my WSJ.com column about language and the Internet, Evoiding Pedestrian Ways (subscription only, I’m afraid) in which I explored some new words and how they catch on: People have been coming up with new words for a long time. But the Internet may be shifting the balance, not… Read More »
Another interesting twist in the allegations of spying and harrassment of Falun Gong members in Australia: Jeremy Howard of FastMail.FM, a very good and very secure email service run from Australia, tells me the story of how, four years ago, someone, or some people, or some organisation, or some country, tried to hack the accounts… Read More »
Just got my first SkypeIn miscall! That was fun. A guy called Christian, calling a guy called Simon, somewhere in the UK, but got my UK SkypeIn number. Simon, he’s only going to be there until five pm. That was fun! Could I be the first? I feel that the least we should do is… Read More »