George Orwell’s review of one of my Desert Island Books, Arthur Koestler’s Darkness at Noon (via)
Evidently a writer’s advance is subject to seizure if his book has the same name as the terrorist organization he’s writing about
Please stop writing memoirs
Amazing Stories, Hugo Gernsback’s groundbreaking SF magazine, has […]
So the NHL has ended the walk-out and begins play today. Screw ’em. The NHL’s not getting my money for the Center Ice package or anything else this year. When millionaires fight billionaires, I’m more than happy to stick with watching junior and college hockey.
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Ravens QB Flacco […]
You need to check out the library’s new digital access to popular magazines for your smartphone, laptop or desktop. I’ve been playing with it for a couple weeks and think it’s great.
Happy New Year? You’ve got to be kidding (“The blogosphere is a handy symptom of the pervasive cognitive and […]
Although it was somewhat of a secondary issue, there was an interesting decision this week from the South Dakota Supreme Court. It held that a person has no privacy interest in their IP address, at least for purposes of the constitutional protection against unreasonable search and seizure.
To begin with, an IP address is the […]