Problem: Given an item in the Internet Archive, e.g. The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, you may be tempted to download the PDF for its exactness. Admirable! However, my e-reader is horribly slow for opening it and turning pages. I find slow page turning aggravating; it makes me lose my train of thought and strains my reading comprehension.
This extra work is well worth it for me.
An E-book reader.
Because this is my first e-reader, I can't judge it against it's peers. It works well.
It is spectacular hardware-wise. Its software works, but it is sometimes obviously or even critically lacking. It lacking a file browser and respecting directories is bad enough that I can't really use it for its intended purpose, and almost regret buying it.
Reading + Chinese >
See also Chinese flash cards.
This is a list of physical books, as opposed to e-books or the like.
TODO - I have a large number of notes associated with this article
2017-10-31 - This was a rambling-but-interesting piece I wrote some years ago. Enough time passed that I forgot I had written it, but its core concepts remain familiar.
Contemporization is the process of pouring over a dated work and attempting to translate the work and separate it from it's original language and culture without distorting the intended meaning.
Reformatted. Note in square brackets:
]. Many things will be woefully out of date, as only a little research has been done on actual references.
I think this is fundamental to Well-being.
Harry Potter and the role of accounting in public expenditure and monetary policy in the first century and roman empire
(new reading template)
This is a list of things I ought to get around to reading.