We have compiled network maps of other conversations illustrating each of the six different conversational structures on Twitter. It can be found here . Furthermore, since 2010, some of the regular users of NodeXL have posted their work and network data and visualizations to the NodeXL Graph Gallery website: http:///Pages/ . NodeXL is an open source and free Excel add-in that can be downloaded from the site http:// . Readers are welcome to download the tool and the data sets we reference. The data sets are linked to copies on the NodeXL Graph Gallery site. We invite others to participate in contributing data and visualizations to the NodeXL Graph Gallery site and we would especially like to see and hear about network maps of other conversational archetypes.
For an excellent source on English composition, check out this classic book by William Strunk, Jr. on the Elements of Style. Contents include: Elementary Rules of Usage, Elementary Principles of Composition, Words & Expressions Commonly Misused, An Approach to Style with a List of Reminders: Place yourself in the background, Revise and rewrite, Avoid fancy words, Be clear, Do not inject opinion, Do not take shortcuts at the cost of clarity, … and much more. Details of The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. partially available online at . Note: William Strunk, Jr. (1869–1946). The Elements of Style was first published in 1918.
Though it has its roots in Buddhist meditation, a secular practice of mindfulness has entered the American mainstream in recent years, in part through the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn and his Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, which he launched at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979. Since that time, thousands of studies have documented the physical and mental health benefits of mindfulness in general and MBSR in particular, inspiring countless programs to adapt the MBSR model for schools, prisons, hospitals, veterans centers, and beyond.