In a conversation with Porter Anderson over the weekend, Porter asked me about one of the risks of digitization – loss. And I responded that, as with any disruption, there will be loss. Some work does not meet the migration test – for one reason or another, it never gets brought along in the cultural evolution.… Continue reading The Things We Lose
Can be found here, thanks to Porter Anderson!
I was in Frankfurt when the settlement between AAP and Google occurred. It seemed there was, essentially, a massive shrug. “They had this lawsuit hanging around for years, and basically the publishers have all moved on,” said James Grimmelmann, a professor at New York Law School who has closely followed the case. “They are selling… Continue reading At Last, A Settlement That Understands Search
Brian O’Leary, Peter Turner and I had a great talk on Brian’s blog post here.
So I have just about had it with the somewhat hysterical male response (particularly from, but not limited to, Men Of A Certain Generation) to the fact that ZOMG 50 Shades of Grey is a bestseller and that means a LOT of women are reading it quite possibly even my sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt,… Continue reading To The Guys Snickering About Women Reading 50 Shades
I guess it was around 1999 or 2000 when I received a book from a friend on the art of Chinese calligraphy. I took a single art class in college (it was actually Aesthetics), and majored in English literature. Chinese calligraphy is as distant from my everyday thinking as – well, to be honest, I… Continue reading The Space Between Things
For as long as it lasts, our #ISBNhour discussion today.