Links of the week March 22-29

Better late than never, I clean forgot to post this week’s link roundup!

Facebook confirms plans to bring the world online with fleet of solar-powered drones
Imagine a world where the internet was available everywhere, wirelessly. Truly free and open. Maybe a collusion between big business, governement and the UN. A cool concept anyway – VOIP in the middle of deserts and oceans?

 

Preston Sprinkle on Alcohol – series on Eternity Bible College’s faculty blog.
I’m writing my own series on this, but I’m referring to Preston’s, and it’s definitely worth the read.

 

Microsoft unveils Office for iPad, free for reading and presenting
This might be exciting for iPad users

 

Paperwork vs pixels revisited
4 REASONS I STILL PREFER BOOKS OVER EBOOKS AND A NOTE TO BLOGGER REVIEW PROGRAMS
Good thoughts. I still love paper books. It’s also a pet peeve of mine when I’m sent an ebook for review when I was expecting a physical book. It’s generally the difference between whether I want to read it or not, because I have a hard time consistently reading on the tablet, for substantial periods at a time anyway.

 

12 Things TEDx Speakers Do That Preachers Don’t
Some great points. For any presenter, not just preachers. But having one main point or purpose is great advice. Sometimes it feels like preachers get on a roll and want to teach or reference half of the whole counsel of scripture, the gospel, AND their main sermon point about applying the setmon text. It doesn’t always work, unless you tie it together realllly well.

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