wwnorton: “ 1) Keep your introduction brief, and introductory. Many academic introductions take on the task of presenting the entire book in miniature. In a trade book, the introduction to a book is...
...The first episode of "Fanta For The Funny," which rolls out Friday on CollegeHumor.com and across Fanta's social and digital channels, is comprised of dozens of Vine clips depicting gags and pratfalls from some of the platform's most popular personalities. There's no host of the show, just the brief video clips organized into vignettes around topics. In the first episode, Fanta doesn't actually appear in the Vine videos, though its branding is interspersed several times between segments. The series will run over the course of six weeks.
Brands are increasingly looking to platforms like Vine, a rising social media service owned by Twitter, to promote themselves and their products. On Vine, users post six-second clips, also called Vines. Despite -- or perhaps because of -- these time constraints, Vine has emerged as fertile ground for comedy, with hordes of young people posting humorous clips. Already, companies like General Mills, Ford and Virgin Mobile have tapped Vine stars for their campaigns....
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questiionDid 20th-century pharmaceutical and technological advances shape modern sexual behaviors?
Mick D Kirkov's insight:
So the question, so the answer: Yes of course, they did but not only.
The human of today is more liberated from the prejudices of the past, maybe thanks to the lived in the 20th century struggle for socialism and women’s liberation, maybe thanks to the antibiotics and maybe even thanks to the hippies and Poona. Anyway nowadays one can see a modern woman initiating to caress a modern man on the beach (click this https://twitter.com/MichailKirkov/status/488762777675509760 or rather go to this "beach of the couples" to see them in acting, a thing that was absolutely unimaginable before).
Es ist soweit. Am 25. September bringt BLiNKBOOKS "Die Auslöschung der Mary Shelley", den ersten von der Software "iWright" geschriebenen Roman auf den Markt.Initiator des Romans ist der Freiburger Autor Marc Buhl (Das Paradies des August Engelhardt).
iWright ist eine völlig neue Software, die ähnlich dem Roboter-Journalismus in der Lage ist nach eingabe bestimmter Key-Words völlig autonom Texte zu verfassen.
Mick D Kirkov's insight:
Writing automatically, well... Who's the reader? An Automate? Then making pictures out of? Automatically?
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