Anil Dash thoughts on the idea of “public.” Public is not simply defined. Public is not just what can be viewed by others, but a fragile set of social conventions about what behaviors are acceptable and appropriate. There are people determined to profit from expanding and redefining what’s public, working to treat nearly everything...Read more →
This one from the forthcoming redesign of the Johnson County Library site is amazing. Just mouse over each of the staff photos for the full effect.
The law doesn’t set out hard and fast rules about how much copyrighted material one can use without crossing the line between fair use and copyright infringement. If a news story quotes a sentence or two from a book that is relevant to the topic of the story, the author of the book would...Read more →
I have no idea what’s with that horrid haircut…Read more →
“Several decades ago, Miles Davis and Wayne Shorter were walkin’ down the road and they noticed someone at the corner getting ready to cross the street. When all of a sudden the person stumbled. Miles looked at Wayne and said: “Play that.” —Herbie HancockRead more →
Take a second to hold down the “S” key and right-click on any image on the web. Whoa, right? The results vary by browser: Chrome: This immediately initiates a reverse image search (i.e., searches Google for that image) in a new tab, which can come in pretty handy. It’s faster than right-clicking on an...Read more →
So, with all that technology has to offer now, why am I reading a science-fiction novel about an electronic book in an electronic format that pretends to be a paperback? Read the full article @ The Huffington Post (UK).Read more →