Category Archives: Elsewhere

Elsewhere posts are what are often described as link round-up posts. Categorized, curated links to posts elsewhere with titles, brief descriptions, quotations, and sometimes, commentary. These are posts that I read and think others might find them interesting, possibly provocative, but worth the time and energy to read. They were in some ways why we started Floccinaucical.com in the first place; to curate and annotate posts that deserved some time, traffic and attention. The Elsewhere categories have changed and will likely continue to change with time, but books, language, history, art, and food are always present. Since the U.S. election of 2016, we have included a section regarding the antics of # 45. We hope soon to be able to stop including that section as it is soul-wearying.

What it costs for a best-selling e-book: $12.99

Contrary to popular belief, the costs of creating an e-book and a hardcover edition are similar. About 10 percent of hardcover costs go to printing, binding and shipping. Publishers set a retail price for an e-book, and selling agents such as Amaz…

Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/

Usability.gov

http://usability.gov/ Usability.gov is a one-stop source for government web designers to learn how to make websites more usable, useful, and accessible. The site addresses a broad range of factors that go into web design and development. The site …

Web Hosting Information – Power WHOIS

http://whois.webhosting.info/ Includes standard WHOIS plus stuff like reverse look up, listing other hosted domains, etc.

10 Tips on Writing the Living Web: A List Apart

10 Tips on Writing the Living Web by Mark Bernstein 1. Write for a reason 2. Write often 3. Write tight 4. Make good friends 5. Find good enemies 6. Let the story unfold 7. Stand up, speak out 8. Be sexy 9. Use your archives 10. Relax! More detail…

Papers by Alan Sokal on the “Social Text” Affair

http://www.physics.nyu.edu/faculty/sokal/#papers

Creating a Site Design Plan

http://www.digital-web.com/articles/creating_a_site_design_plan/

EFF Legal Guide for Bloggers

http://www.eff.org/issues/bloggers/legal

Color Blender

http://www.colorblender.com/ Coordinated color schemes

The War on Terror: As viewed from the Bourne shell.

Craig Bender on “The War on Terror as Viewed from the Bourne Shell” $ cd /middle_east$ lsAfghanistan Iraq Libya Saudi_Arabia UAEAlgeria Israel Morrocco Sudan YemenBahrain Jordan Oman SyriaEgypt Kuwait Palestine TunisiaIran Lebanon Qatar Turkey$ cd…

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