Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital Age
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Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital Age

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Features a comprehensive, comprehensible A to Z list covering acronyms and when to use them, computer buzzwords and when to lose them, and playful additions to your literary lexicon. Softcover.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 28th 1999 by Broadway (first published June 7th 1997)
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When one is employed by a company and needs to officially communicate a fair level of technical information, when one enjoys having style guides on hand as jumping-off points for developing an in-house style, when one discovers a significant style guide to add to their personal collection for only $2.50 at Powell's...any (or in my case, all) of these reasons are a great reason to acquire this digital literary resource.

Sure, the original hardback was released when The Net was released in theaters...more
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Sep 05, 2010 carolyn rhea drapes rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: digital culture mavens, technical writers, rhetoricians
Recommended to carolyn rhea by: Quality Paperback Book Club
For its time, the Wired manual attempts to standardize new terms connected to the culture/use/development of the Internet with an old school method of delivery (hardcopy book.) Today, the same information would be configured for digital delivery to any number of ebook formats/devices. (Would like to see how this would be translated for an iPad.) The overall physical package belies its era, which for me is quite charming: slipcase, black spiral bound, choice of black/red (ala Roger Black) color s...more
Dec 26, 2011 Bianca marked it as to-read
Should be required alongside the AP Style book in all journalism courses.
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