2015 01 01 tweets

“I was too focused on my story and on trying to understand it to do what books wanted me to.” —@wynkenhimself http://sarahwerner.net/blog/2015/01/being-a-reader-again-and-still/

Fri Jan 02 17:26:01 +0000 2015

Re LT: a gorgeous post on losing — and refinding — the desire to read: http://sarahwerner.net/blog/2015/01/being-a-reader-again-and-still/

Fri Jan 02 17:26:30 +0000 2015

What’s the German word for the sadness that strikes when you realize your last 8000 steps weren’t recorded because your Fitbit is charging?

Fri Jan 02 20:48:33 +0000 2015

Replying to @tubofguts

That’s *awesome.*

Fri Jan 02 20:54:39 +0000 2015

Replying to @briancroxall

Love it.

Fri Jan 02 20:55:10 +0000 2015

RT @briancroxall: @kfitz Zelfstëppingenschadenmörde.

Fri Jan 02 20:55:14 +0000 2015

Replying to @GilRodman

It’s very convincing!

Fri Jan 02 20:55:49 +0000 2015

RT @GilRodman: @kfitz How about Ausgeschaltetgesundheitmetertraurigkeit? \(Yes, I'm inventing words in a language I don't really know\.\)

Fri Jan 02 20:56:00 +0000 2015

Replying to @ayjay

Finally got back to a computer so I could follow the link. Very cool! I will look forward to hearing how it goes.

Fri Jan 02 21:09:56 +0000 2015

Replying to @MaxCMarmor


Fri Jan 02 21:58:55 +0000 2015

Replying to @samplereality and @EmilyMandel

I just finished it about two hours ago myself, and am still in a daze. Completely mind-altering.

Mon Jan 05 00:41:49 +0000 2015

RT @MickiKaufman: #s253 #aha2015 “Innov in Dig. Publ. in the Humanities” getting started with @smrobertson3 @mkgold @kfitz @LisaNorberg @Ce…

Mon Jan 05 13:34:29 +0000 2015

The working group on the future of the print record will discuss its work at #mla15; teasers on @MLACommons: http://printrecord.commons.mla.org #s242

Mon Jan 05 19:40:57 +0000 2015

Replying to @mkgold, @martin_eve, @CecyMarden, @smrobertson3 and @lisarnorberg

Backatcha! It was a great discussion. #s253 #AHA2015

Mon Jan 05 21:00:37 +0000 2015

Replying to @wynkenhimself, @dancohen and @tjowens

Whoa whoa whoa wait — I missed that! Congrats, and yay!!!

Tue Jan 06 00:20:52 +0000 2015

RT @MLACommons: Coffee on the Commons! Vancouver coffee, that is. Find out where to get your #MLA15 caffeine fix here: http://t.co/pEp4SqU3…

Tue Jan 06 19:13:05 +0000 2015

RT @MLACommons: ICYMI: While we're talking sustenance during #mla15, here is a member's guide to foodie Vancouver: http://bit.ly/foodievancouver

Tue Jan 06 19:13:12 +0000 2015

Replying to @boone

Aw, hey! She’s gorgeous. Congrats to all!

Tue Jan 06 20:08:44 +0000 2015

RT @MLACommons: Headed to #MLA15 ? Come hear other members talk about how they've put the Commons to work for them: http://bit.ly/commonsinCA

Tue Jan 06 20:12:53 +0000 2015

At JFK, starting my somewhat indirect trek to Vancouver. See you at #mla15!

Wed Jan 07 12:03:33 +0000 2015

More teasers for our session on the future of the print record, available on @MLACommons: http://printrecord.commons.mla.org #s242 #mla15

Wed Jan 07 15:07:01 +0000 2015

Hello, LAX. I forgot what this much sun looks like!

Wed Jan 07 19:37:27 +0000 2015

Replying to @MikeFurlough

It was LAX, ORD, or DEN, and I thought, assuming I’m able to leave NYC, where am I least likely to encounter trouble?

Wed Jan 07 19:43:43 +0000 2015

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Thu Jan 08 16:43:41 +0000 2015

Folks from DHSI starting the #mla15 preconception workshop on Critical DH interventions in scholarly communication. #s3

Thu Jan 08 16:47:02 +0000 2015

We’re thrilled that #mla15 attendees can get a glimpse of the great work being done at DHSI! #s3

Thu Jan 08 16:48:01 +0000 2015

RT @katinalynn: We’ve decided to make the workshop’s @MLACommons group public. Resources, handouts, discussion space: http://t.co/eCZKG5H4X…

Thu Jan 08 19:44:05 +0000 2015

Replying to @katinalynn and @MLACommons

Thank you! I hope the discussion will continue. #mla15 #s2

Thu Jan 08 19:45:17 +0000 2015

Wow. // RT @ProfHolloway: The President Proposes to Make Community College Free for Responsible Students for 2 Years http://wh.gov/igdbK

Fri Jan 09 00:02:58 +0000 2015

RT @MLACommons: Interested in alternative forms of publishing & peer review? @RayS6 talks about using the Commons for both, Fri 2pm at PubC…

Fri Jan 09 02:56:09 +0000 2015

Roundtable on the future of the print record at 10.15 in 1 VCC East. Come join us! More on @MLACommons: http://printrecord.commons.mla.org #mla15 #s242

Fri Jan 09 14:26:24 +0000 2015

There is a view out there! #mla15

Fri Jan 09 16:06:14 +0000 2015

Roundtable on the future of the print record starting now! 1 VCC East. Come join us! On @MLACommons: http://printrecord.commons.mla.org #mla15 #s242

Fri Jan 09 18:13:08 +0000 2015

RT @MLACommons: Come hear @RayS6 talk about using the Commons for publishing and peer review. Today at 2:00 p.m.: http://convention.commons.mla.org/2015/01/06/mla-commons-at-the-convention/

Fri Jan 09 18:49:41 +0000 2015

Replying to @muziejus

It was 12K who missed it; 13K who responded.

Sat Jan 10 01:29:43 +0000 2015

Replying to @ernestopriego and @muziejus

Also hard to convince Google Scholar that Moacir and M. P. are the same person. #mla15 #s398

Sat Jan 10 02:29:25 +0000 2015

RT @MLACommons: Today @ PubCentral, members demo how they use the Commons for conversation, collaboration, debate. Schedule: http://t.co/Ri…

Sat Jan 10 16:08:55 +0000 2015

RT @rgfeal: Att #MLA15 Delegates: return to #s530 for open discussion on how the MLA shld deal w controversial issues inc academic boycotts…

Sun Jan 11 00:18:00 +0000 2015

RT @rgfeal: A full hour remains in open discussion on controversial issues in Delegate Assembly. ALL #MLA mbrs welcome! This matters! #s530…

Sun Jan 11 00:51:54 +0000 2015

Beginning our discussion of The Peripheral in 212 VCC West: http://mla15.org/665 #mla15 #s665

Sun Jan 11 16:34:38 +0000 2015

Replying to @briancroxall, @zachwhalen, @oncomouse, @LKonstan, @mkirschenbaum, @amyjelias and @pbenzon

Thank you! It was fantastic. #mla15 #s665

Sun Jan 11 18:19:38 +0000 2015

Replying to @melissaterras

Congratulations! That’s fabulous news!

Mon Jan 12 16:20:12 +0000 2015

RT @MLACommons: #MLA15, please consider \(cross\-\) posting your presentation to the Commons. Keeps conversation going & includes those who co…

Mon Jan 12 16:31:20 +0000 2015

RT @rgfeal: At #mla15, @mlasubcon and #Ferguson2MLA mobilized and channelled what could have been destructive anger into alliance building …

Tue Jan 13 13:41:05 +0000 2015

Replying to @jeffreyjcohen

The transition to the new structure has begun, but there’s lots of behind-the-scenes work to go: http://news.commons.mla.org/2015/01/05/transition-to-new-forum-structure/

Tue Jan 13 17:50:47 +0000 2015

Replying to @jeffreyjcohen

Your existing “proposed” group will be edited to become the approved forum, as soon as we can. So keep using that space!

Tue Jan 13 17:51:52 +0000 2015

Replying to @matthewbaldwin

I literally flossed every single day for a freaking year, and still got fussed at for flossing with insufficient vigor.

Tue Jan 13 19:16:25 +0000 2015

Replying to @matthewbaldwin

But I’m not bitter about it at all.

Tue Jan 13 19:16:35 +0000 2015

RT @libraryleadpipe: Hot off the presses! @NdrwLpz's "On Scholarly Communication & Digital Humanities" ft @kfitz interview by F. Rowland. h…

Wed Jan 14 14:51:23 +0000 2015

Replying to @laurenfklein

10 PRINT would definitely be up there.

Wed Jan 14 15:26:48 +0000 2015

Replying to @CJ_Daugherty

There are certain things we spell in front of ours. V-e-t is one of them.

Thu Jan 15 14:59:20 +0000 2015

Very exciting new NEH/Mellon joint grant program: Humanities Open Book. http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2015-01-15/humanities-open-book

Thu Jan 15 15:47:37 +0000 2015

RT @wynkenhimself: Full list of finalists for the National Magazine Awards because who knew only men wrote and edited??? http://t.co/C4GD6o…

Thu Jan 15 18:40:42 +0000 2015

MT @RussellBermanSF: Proud MLA Exec Dir @rgfeal so ably discussed issues related to adjuncting at #precariat event http://www.shankerinstitute.org/conversation-january-2015

Thu Jan 15 20:01:46 +0000 2015

Replying to @zachwhalen

If you’re not spotting it in All Pages, check the Trash — WP won’t let you reuse a slug even if it’s in there.

Mon Jan 19 21:03:38 +0000 2015

RT @jshanker1: Emergence of the Precariat video @rgfeal speaks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gpKtXT6CYc @UAPhilly @NewFacMajority @shankerinst

Tue Jan 20 14:04:05 +0000 2015

Replying to @ayjay

I am so sorry to hear of this loss.

Tue Jan 20 14:43:24 +0000 2015

Replying to @jilltxt and @StineLiv

I think @sbanetweiser was doing some work on haul videos \(women unpacking the results of shopping trips\). She may know!

Tue Jan 20 20:15:01 +0000 2015

Replying to @BenRobertson

I persist in wondering why the near future requires a wish-fulfillment ending, and why that’s the closing note of the novel.

Thu Jan 22 19:44:49 +0000 2015

Replying to @BenRobertson

Not to say that the entirety ends happily - which was not exactly what I claimed.

Thu Jan 22 19:45:28 +0000 2015

Replying to @BenRobertson

Indeed! I’m thinking hard now about the implication of the 99% being left in the past & yet being the only ones with a future.

Thu Jan 22 19:52:08 +0000 2015

I am embarked on my semi-annual search for a better email client. This inevitably ends back where I started.

Sat Jan 24 21:28:06 +0000 2015

And yet I cannot help it. Desired: seamlessness between OS X and iOS. Support for Gmail labels. Full non-Gmail IMAP. *Not webmail.*

Sat Jan 24 21:33:05 +0000 2015

Replying to @acavender

Ugh, how frustrating. One of the things I am currently testing: Mail with the MailTags plugin, to see if it improves labels.

Sat Jan 24 21:33:58 +0000 2015

Replying to @LibSkrat


Sat Jan 24 21:34:11 +0000 2015

The closest I’ve come to getting everything I wanted in a mail client was Sparrow. I wish somebody could pick that project back up.

Sat Jan 24 21:35:21 +0000 2015

Replying to @brettbobley and @LibSkrat

I’m in.

Sat Jan 24 21:50:19 +0000 2015

Replying to @robwalsh0

Huh. I poked at Mailbox when it first came out for iOS but dropped it bc there wasn’t a Mac client. May have to investigate.

Sat Jan 24 21:53:47 +0000 2015

Oh, in my list of email client desiderata, did I mention actual functional search? Seriously: SEARCH THAT FINDS STUFF.

Sat Jan 24 21:58:26 +0000 2015

Replying to @LibSkrat


Sat Jan 24 21:59:51 +0000 2015

Replying to @dancohen

It was actually your Handle tweet that sent me off down the rabbit hole again!

Sat Jan 24 22:02:03 +0000 2015

Replying to @dancohen


Sat Jan 24 22:02:53 +0000 2015

Replying to @academicdave


Sat Jan 24 22:03:27 +0000 2015

Replying to @dancohen

Eh, you merely enabled. I am the one with the problem.

Sat Jan 24 22:04:02 +0000 2015

Replying to @academicdave and @dancohen

Works with the usual range of annoying email servers \(Gmail, Exchange, http://Mac\.com, etc\)?

Sat Jan 24 22:13:39 +0000 2015

Thanks to @robwalsh0 for pointing me at Mailbox’s OS X beta. In order to use it I’ll have to let go of my label fixation, but it’s crazy +

Sat Jan 24 22:59:37 +0000 2015

fast and seems to have really powerful search. So maybe it’s possible.

Sat Jan 24 22:59:57 +0000 2015

RT @MLACommons: Humanities disciplines amongst the best at teaching students essential skills for professional success, says @rgfeal: http:…

Mon Jan 26 17:57:20 +0000 2015

Wow, 10.10.2, that's a lot of downloading, restarting, installing, restarting, and installing. I fully expect my iMac to fly once it's done.

Tue Jan 27 22:03:23 +0000 2015

Or at least maybe podcasts to download properly.

Tue Jan 27 22:03:44 +0000 2015

Replying to @LibSkrat

Congratulations! Super cool.

Wed Jan 28 02:23:07 +0000 2015

Replying to @jwolman

Whoa, that’s… unexpected.

Thu Jan 29 15:51:01 +0000 2015

Replying to @jwolman

If only Outlook on the desktop could be made to not suck.

Thu Jan 29 15:51:53 +0000 2015

Replying to @amwhisnant

Of course! Email me \(kfitzpatrick at mla dot org\) and we’ll schedule.

Fri Jan 30 14:51:58 +0000 2015

Replying to @roopikarisam

Thanks, R!

Fri Jan 30 18:54:02 +0000 2015