Spam clogging Amazon’s Kindle self-publishing

The Globe and Mail reports that spammers have discoverd how to publish those $0.99 books on Amazon: 

. . . Aspiring spammers can even buy a DVD box set called Autopilot Kindle Cash that claims to teach people how to publish 10 to 20 new Kindle books a day without writing a word.

Mouse Grip Style and Which Mouse Is Right for You?

Which mouse is right for you? Many computer users spend more time using their mouse than they do driving their car. Did you spend time finding the right mouse, or did you just use whichever one was easiest to acquire? A mouse is an important extension of your hand.

Dr Hairy in: Appraisal (Part 2)

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The ninth in a series of 10-minute videos about the adventures and frustrations of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) General Practitioner. In this one, Dr Hairy keeps trying to fill out his appraisal form - and gets some advice from his friend Grabber about how to do it - with hilarious results! The second of four parts.

Kairos Award Winners 2011

The 2011 Kairos Awards garnered many nominations to form truly competitive pools of worthy texts, blogs, and people bettering the field of computers and writing.  The award winners selected represent remarkable examples in the category of their award, joining a growing list of winnersKairos is proud to to announce them and congratulates them all!

Here they are--

Graduate and Adjunct Award for Service: Kyle Stedman, University of South Florida

Announcing Web Writing Style Guide Version 1.0, an Open Textbook

The Writing Spaces crowdsourcing Writing Sprint event is over, and Web Writing Style Guide Version 1.0 is now published. This open textbook was created with undergraduate writing students in mind, but Web Writing Style Guide could also be useful to anyone wanting to learn how to write for the web. Topics in this lengthy guide include--but are not limited to-- 

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