Month: April 2005

Nevermind in LoC.

What do Pet Sounds by the Beach Boys, Fear of a Black Planet by PublicEnemy, and Nevermind by Nirvana all have in common? They’ve been added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. Here’s the full list.…

also, wikipedia talk

Also, I did not make it to Jimmy Wales’ talk on Tuesday. I was having a nice evening with my sister and I just don’t see her often enough as it is. Jessica did an IRC transcript of the talk…

DRM and Libraries, what is useful to know

Proprietary formats — whether it’s Windows or Mac — are one of the big issues with ebooks and, therefore, ebooks in libraries. Here is one patron’s response to their library system going with Windows Media format ebooks that won’t play…

DRM “of no use to artists”?

I’ve been unplugged for a good deal of the past week and I can’t say I’ve minded too much. You can see some pictures here if you like visuals, they have almost no library content, maybe a little museum content.…

hi – 26apr

Hi. The notes for the talk that I gave last night at Simmons Choice: Empowerment Through Information Technology [seriously] are online if you’d like to see them.