In lieu of the post that I had set aside a few hours for creating on Tuesday night, I have a public service announcement. Ladies, gentlemen, everyone; don’t leave your home without your keys.
I’m constantly trumpeting about the death of libraries, but the way I see it, I’m allowed. I work in one, I have always used them regularly and I only speak doom of them to try to encourage people to ‘use them or lose them’. In a lot of cases, I think rumours of the death of libraries are greatly exaggerated. I certainly hope so. Continue reading NetBoox? Online book trading, P.O.D. and the death of libraries
The people at Locus magazine gave Cory Doctorow a regular column. No surprise, then, to find that he’s used the first one to throw a firecracker into the punchbowl. Continue reading Technology Giveth, Technology Taketh Away
Is the printed word on the way out? And are schemes like Amazon’s ‘search inside’ feature and the Google book-scanning project hastening the end? Continue reading Google: 1, Publishers: 0