Illiteracy and texting

Source: WriteSteps

The History Channel

TV has become ever more dumbed down and when I saw this graphic, it stuck a resonant chord.

Monday links

How to get the most from Li-Ion batteriesAt ZDNet, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes gives advice on how to take care of all those batteries we use Help Your Inquisitive Child Learn About The Science Of Everyday StuffA selection of websites from MakeUseOf that help children learn how things work Platform Wars Just StartingBlackBerry is just an early […]

Quote of the week

Want to be poor? Be ignorant.—Bob Lefsetz at The Big Picture

Monday links

8 Reasons Why Even Microsoft Agrees the Windows Desktop is a NightmareLet’s be honest: The Windows desktop is a mess. Sure, it’s extremely powerful and has a huge software library, but it’s not a good experience for average people. It’s not even a good experience for geeks, although we tolerate it—The How-to Geek Banking malware […]