I am always on the lookout for reviews of books that we have published, and am usually gratified to read them. If there is a complaint in the review, it … Read more On reviews that say a book was “put together quickly”
Category: September 2010
Introduction [Book information] June 10, 2009: James von Brunn logged off his Packard Bell computer, grabbed his keys and strode out the door of his son’s Annapolis apartment. He … Read more A Space for Hate: The White Power Movement’s Adaptation into Cyberspace
From time to time here at Library Juice Press we build up a stock of imperfect copies that we can’t sell on the regular retail market. They might be returns … Read more Bargain books (error copies at half price)
An item in the New Yorker’s “Talk of the Town” section in the last issue is about the difficulty of keeping track of a valuable information object over time: a … Read more Organizing personal info in an age of change: Tickets to a Pavement concert
I have commented on problems stemming from automated reasoning as capitalism shifts to an AI foundation. Here is a juicy example of what I am talking about.
From an early pamphlet advertising a bibliographic database, found among the ephemera saved at the University of Virginia Libraries: “Why use a computer search? Consider the time it takes … Read more Ephemera from UVa Library’s computing past
There is a new issue of Information for Social Change, on the theme of information ethics. This issue is edited by Mikael Böök. It’s a very international collection of articles, … Read more New issue of Information for Social Change