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Bookmarks tagged with “book”

  1. Snarkmarket: A Snarkmarket Book Project: The New Liberal Arts

    Writing a book about “the new liberal arts” and asking “what are they?” Also, the most pointless use of video ever. (via Kottke)

  2. Society of the Spectacle (La Société du spectacle)

    Guy Debord’s film in full on Google Video, with English subtitles.

  3. YouVersion | A Revolutionary Online Bible Reader

    All signed-up readers can contribute notes about passages from many different versions of the Bible. Quite complex but usable interface. (via TUAW)

  4. Amazon.co.uk: An Incomplete Education: 3,684 Things You Should Have Learned But Probably Didn’t: Judy Jones, William Wilson: Books

    I’m interested in attempts to summarise everything one needs to know and this sounds vaguely promising.

  5. Myliblog: Uncle Bobby’s Wedding

    Imagine if every complaint about anything received a reply this thoughtful. (via Kottke)

  6. Cool Tool: Best home chemistry lab book

    Sounds like fun! In theory. In reality I never used the chemistry set I had as a kid much, so maybe not.

  7. Stefanie Posavec “On the Map” (NOTCOT)

    Amazing infographic-like diagrams all based on Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’. Obsessively beautiful. (via Orlando’s Ffffound)

  8. Daf Yomi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    “… a daily regimen undertaken to study the Babylonian Talmud one folio (a daf consists of both sides of the page) each day.” Would take 7.5 years. (via Haddock)

  9. The Pragmatic Bookshelf | Rails for PHP Developers

    Sounds ideal for when I eventually get round to Ruby on Rails. (via Haddock)

  10. Johnaugust.com » The Hollywood Standard

    Recommendation of a book about the technical aspects of writing a film script, how to lay it out, etc. With a few caveats.

  11. Amazon.co.uk: One Person/Multiple Careers: A New Model for Work/Life Success: Books: Marci Alboher

    Also sounds cringeworthy (like most self-help books) but possibly ideal. (via Oliver Burkeman in the Guardian)

  12. Amazon.co.uk: What Do I Do When I Want to Do Everything?: A Revolutionary Programme for Doing Everything That You Love: Books: Barbara Sher

    The idea of self-help books makes me cringe, but this does sound intriguing… (via Oliver Burkeman in the Guardian)

  13. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert | Excerpt

    “Most of us spend our lives steering ourselves toward the best of all possible futures, only to find that tomorrow rarely turns out as we had presumed.” “Happiness is not really what or where we thought it was.” (via Haddock)

  14. No one belongs here more than you. Stories by Miranda July

    Wonderful site that shows breaking all the rules can work if you do it with a flourish. (via Daring Fireball)

  15. Amazon.co.uk: Building Scalable Web Sites: Books

    Cal has a book out! Sounds interesting and very useful.

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