Thursday News: Apple spoof; Message Board is shut down; Jane Goodall’s book full of plagiarism
This is a very funny spoof of the Apple commercials along with all kinds of great uses of mobile/computer related terms like docking, sharing, wireless. I’ll take a tall glass please.
WashPo’s non fiction editor claims that she’s not appropriating another author’s materials and trying to pass it off as her own. In fact, she appears to have lifted passages from interviews on the internet and claimed that she conducted those interviews. She is clearly passing off someone else’s work as her own. Or her ghost writer is. So why the white glove treatment? Is plagiarism simply so commonplace now that we don’t care? The Daily Beast
And because I hate ending with really depressing stuff, I direct you to this Buzzfeed link. But before you go, please put down any liquids or food items. Also close the door to your office. If you have no door, you may want to go take a smoke break even if you don’t smoke.