Science / Astrology / Reading: See 'Report.'

Close Reading

Entertainment / Literature / Close Reading: Reading a piece of literature carefully, bit by bit, in order to analyze the significance of every individual word, image, and artistic ornament. MORE


Technology / Computers / Hyper-Threading: (HTT = Hyper Threading Technology) is Intel's trademark for their implementation of the simultaneous multithreading technology on the Pentium 4 microarchitecture. It is basically a more advanced form MORE

Preferred Reading

Technology / Television (TV) / Preferred Reading: In cultural studies, the interpretation of the text that is stressed by the text itself. Marxists presume this reading to align with the dominant ideology. MORE

Critical Reading

Entertainment / Literature / Critical Reading: Careful analysis of an essay's structure and logic in order to determine the validity of an argument. Often this term is used synonymously with close reading (see above), but I prefer to reserve close MORE

Open Reading Frame (ORF)

Science / Genetics / Open Reading Frame (ORF): The sequence of dna or rna located between the start-code sequence (initiation codon) and the stop-code sequence (termination codon). MORE

Negotiated Reading

Technology / Television (TV) / Negotiated Reading: In cultural studies, the interpretation of the text that partially accepts and partially rejects the meanings that the text emphasizes. MORE