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Stephen Walli on Book Publishing

Interesting post about the future of book publishing: it’s brighter than you think, but quite different from today. And yes, I remember Sam’s too…
March 11, 2010

Is That All There Is?

I prefer Peggy Lee’s version of the song to Bette Midler’s; I wonder if Mark Guzdial thought of either when he wrote this post a couple of days ago: Surely, ...
March 11, 2010

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell — Really

Good post from Stuart Shieber from last summer: A strange social contract has arisen in the scholarly publishing field, a kind of "don't ask, don't tell" app...
March 11, 2010

March 24 is Ada Lovelace Day

March 24 is Ada Lovelace Day—please take a moment to blog or tweet about women in technology or science whom you admire.
March 11, 2010