Archive for the ‘Literature’ Category

Murderers Anonymous (part 1)

2017/07/21

(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

There are many murderers in Shakespeare’s plays, but only seven who are named “Murderer”. These are them. …

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Mya Gosling: Murderers Anonymous (part 1)

Romeo and Juliet: One Page Summary

2017/07/19

(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

In case you haven’t been paying attention for the past however many months, here’s basically what happens in Romeo and Juliet

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: One Page Summary

Mind is Matter

2017/07/18

(Guardian Neuroscience) – Tim Adams:

Henry Marsh, the celebrated neurosurgeon and writer talks about 40 years inside our skulls, what’s wrong with the NHS – and the Zen of woodwork. …

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Henry Marsh

Romeo and Juliet: Death & Marriage Totals

2017/07/14

(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Let’s take a look at how many people died and how many people got married, so we can scientifically determine if this is a tragedy or a comedy. …

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: Death & Marriage Totals

Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 4)

2017/07/11

(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

It’s all over apart from the crying. And the death/marriage count. And the one-page summary. And then it’ll be over, I promise. Stay tuned…

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 4)

Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 3)

2017/07/07

(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

In the previous installment of A Stick Figure Romeo and Juliet, we lost the first half of the titular couple. No prizes for guessing what happens in today’s installment. …

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 3)

Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 2)

2017/07/05

(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Let’s see what’s going on inside the tomb where it happens. …

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 2)

Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 1)

2017/06/30

(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

It’s the first part of the final scene, because it’s a really long final scene.

Spare a thought for poor old Paris here. He was just there to leave flowers at the grave of his crush, and now he’s dead. …

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 1)

Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 2

2017/06/29

(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Juliet has escaped the clutches of her family by pretending to be dead and Romeo is on his way back to Verona! What could possible prevent this from turning out happily?

Friar John, that’s what. …

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 2

Privacy Tools

2017/06/28

(Julia Angwin) – In the course of writing my book, Dragnet Nation, I tried various strategies to protect my privacy. In this series of book excerpts and adaptations, I distill the lessons from my privacy experiments into tips for readers. …

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Julia Angwin: Dragnet Nation