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TARGET ACQUIRED: Editorial Quality Control like a Terminator

For errors, it’s Judgement Day Writers often use the term, ‘eagle eyes’, to affectionately describe a colleague’s fierce attention to detail while proofreading and completing editorial quality checks. However, this may not be as complimentary as it initially seems. While eagles have approximately 10 times greater visual resolution than humans1, they would clearly suck at […]

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Reimagining ‘The Metamorphosis’ by Franz Kafka

Thought experiment series: famous writers of history PART 3 For our third thought experiment, we take a look at the work of this piercingly-eyed, well-dressed gentleman: Franz Kafka. His work, so surreal and macabre, led to the coining of the term ‘Kafkaesque’, defined as, ‘having a nightmarishly complex, bizarre or illogical quality’.1 As no strangers […]