If you’re reading one of the Bard’s plays, you can now join the global crowd–online–via Shakespeare’s Global Globe, the brainchild of an English professor at Carnegie Mellon. (Love the orbis-mundi URL.) The Chronicle’s Wired Campus blog has some background.
As of 12:59 p.m. EST, 108 people are reading Shakespeare. Well, 108 people have logged on to report that they’re reading Shakespeare.