Category Archives: books

Lists #2: Books of 2017

I regularly read ProfHacker‘s blog posts, and like very much those recommending books. I also read often recommendations from NYT, The Guardian, El País and Corriere, and I love the end-of-year lists of “best” books. Now, here’s my own book … Continue reading

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The Department of Oxymoronics and Hitler’s testicles

We were younger and very much under the spell-illusion that we were changing the world. I read Foucault’s Pendulum and I loved that book that mixed the Knights Templar and Rosicrucian with conspiracies with truths and falsehoods. And I laughed … Continue reading

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The Article That Was Not

The following passage did not exist until now. Yet, it always existed, and even more, it has always been existing in the virtual Library of Babel. This is the realm of all possible books ever written and yet to be … Continue reading

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Conflictual views of the Internets

Internet and the Digital world are great, no doubt. Sometimes, though, we are confronted with the thin line that borders the realms of the virtual and the earthly. I was discussing with my daughter about the issues around the printed … Continue reading

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Book publishing via WordPress

A tool I’m looking into for my project of Zen of Teaching is PressBook, a WordPress-based solution to author, produce and distribute books. PressBooks lets you and your team easily author and output books in multiple formats including: epub, Kindle, … Continue reading

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