Recommended Reading: Just about every poet listed on SUNY Buffalo’s Electronic Poetry Center, but particularly the work of my former creative writing professor, Paolo Javier. His page was added two days ago.
Emily Witt checks out Melville House’s new Hybrid Books for The New York Observer. The publisher says they are “an innovative publishing program that gives print books the features of enhanced eBooks.”
Researchers at Google have analyzed “audiovisual patterns,” “title, description and tags,” “words associated with amusement” in user comments, “emoticons,” and even the number of o’s in the average “LOL” in various YouTube videos in order to identify the funniest content on the web. Then they set up an algorithm to rank their findings, and subjected those findings to an audience vote (which you can join over here). Based on their calculations so far, this was the funniest video of all time. What do you think?