Monthly Archives: October 2010

invisible college turns digital

just discovered a recent call by Robert Darnton to create a National Digital Library, published  in the New York Review of Books. This question is indeed “of vital importance for the cultural life of the country”, as its content should … Continue reading

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Vivarium – free online access

Brill kindly offers free online access to the full archive of Vivarium Journal until November 15, 2010, available here. (almost 50 volumes since 1963!) No registration is needed. From Brill’s website: Vivarium is an international journal dedicated to the history … Continue reading

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it rhymed with ‘clucking bell’

this was a post on how I liked my short-lived administrative position. now, to the elements                 —————- Now playing: Titus Andronicus – Four Score And Seven via FoxyTunes

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watch the meerkat

The new version of Ubuntu, 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, has been released today (or, rather, yesterday). I am reluctant to try it out so soon, but there are issues with Lucid on my EEEPC (shortened battery life, somewhat unstable wi-fi at … Continue reading

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a more rational account of this Androides

To my great joy, Android Market has now made paid apps available in Russia. I must say, I’ve emptied out my card account on the very first day, sending small sums to all makers of my favorite apps. This is … Continue reading

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