Worth a Look 12.26.11
The internet offers a new perspective on this long-running debate, namely that the important factor was not the printing press itself (which had been around since the 1450s), but the wider system of media sharing along social networks—what is called “social media” today. Luther, like the Arab revolutionaries, grasped the dynamics of this new media environment very quickly, and saw how it could spread his message.
Want to be more productive and get your focus back? There are no secret tricks here… do one thing at a time. Stop multitasking—it’s just another form of distraction.
Cool pic – Niagara Falls Frozen Over in 1933. (Put the mouse over the picture to get a close up view.)
World analyzes the trailer for The Hobbit and speculates on the potential plot changes:
Our first look at Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Expected Journey gives some hints as to what audiences can expect when the film hits theaters in December 2012…