Posts by Karl Hodge

"Do you think you can strike Eric out?"

“Do you think you can strike Eric out?”  Eric laughs as though that would be impossible. But 13 year old Mo’ne Davis pitched the first shutout in Little League history. She throws the ball at 70 miles an hour. She’s on the cover of this month’s Sports Illustrated. Eric Bolling was invalided out of baseball […]

Who wouldn’t want to be more like the Doctor?

Who wouldn’t want to be more like the Doctor? http://wish.co.uk/blog/be-more-like-the-doctor/ #doctorwho   #drwho   #doctorwhoseason8  ? Originally posted on my G+ feed: https://plus.google.com/100320175239277283592/posts/PYBZsvfYDVh

Atari

It would not be an exaggeration to say that encountering the Atari ST began my career as a technology writer. Though I’d played with Sinclair Spectrums and Amstrad PCs in the 80s, I had never used a computer as a production tool. My undergraduate dissertation was written in longhand and I paid a lady with […]

Did Twitter Just Remake Storify?

Did Twitter Just Remake Storify? Writerly types will know that you’re not supposed to end a headline with a question mark because readers can always answer with a swift and resolute “no”. It’s called Betteridge’s law after m’colleague +Ian Betteridge - who coined the rule. But in this case the question mark is legitimate because the […]