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Morning Roundup: OSX 10.10 Yosemite; Amazon monopsony and more

By Joanna Cabot
June 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Apple took the wraps off of OS X at the WorldWide Developer's Conference today, dubbed "Yosemite." It'll feature a new interface with elements of iOS 7's "flat" design and color scheme, new interface, updates to iCloud and Mail, features to sync iOS and OS X devices, and more. [...]

My Top Ten Reads of 2012

By libertyc
December 13, 2012 // 1 Comment

2012 was a big year for me. Between work, blogging, and setting up home with my Beloved, it was my lightest reading year ever—I’ve logged just 40 books, with less than a month to go. (I expect to polish off a few more over the Christmas holidays, and I’ve already loaded up my Kobo Glo [...]

Is The Silent History the most unusually bizarre e-book ever created? Probably.

By libertyc
October 6, 2012 // 7 Comments

It’s quite possible that even if you’ve already heard a thing or two about The Silent History, the soon-to-be-released recently released interactive e-book that was largely created by the programmer and storyteller Russell Quinn, you might not really understand exactly what [...]

The boutique nostalgia…newspaper?

By libertyc
July 21, 2010 // 1 Comment

Greg Beato at Drexel University’s “The Smart Set” blog has a piece on an odd reaction to newspapers’ increasing march to the Internet: the physical newspaper as expensive boutique nostalgia item. Beato mentions a couple of newspaper publishers who are now or have already put out such [...]

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