01 mai 2016

Looking for an Exchange Calendar for Mac? Try Fantastical 2.2

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/profhacker-45.pngBy . Like most of the apps Apple bundles with OS X, Calendar is very . . . eh. The best thing you can say about it is that plays pretty well with the various iDevices, and it can be used as a source of data for other calendaring apps. Read more...

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Transadaptation

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/linguafranca-45.pngBy . Efforts to translate a text within the same language, from, say, the French of Molière to the present-day language of immigrants in Paris, are common today. Not long ago, I got a copy of Andrés Trapiello’s faithful modernization of the entire Don Quixote, all 126 chapters. His argument is that today’s readers, especially young ones, no longer read Cervantes’s novel. Since its antiquated language might be one of the causes, why not render it it in 21st-century Iberian Spanish. More...

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Introductions and Outroductions

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/linguafranca-45.pngBy . What’s the opposite of an intro? If outro comes to mind, you may be riding a trend. The word shows up in student papers. People say it. People hearing it don’t ask what you mean.
The term outro is now often used to describe the ends of things — music mainly, but other forms, too. “Sympathy for the Devil” has an outro, and we know this because there is at least one YouTube tutorial to help you master it. More...

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Got Texture?

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/linguafranca-45.pngBy . When did comprehension become something you could rub your fingers over? When, in other words, did we begin to talk about textured understanding? When I think of texture I think of oatmeal, or good beach sand, or chenille bedspreads. More...

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