Why The Internet Is Still Awesome

"They want to deliver vast amounts of information over the Internet. And again, the Internet is not something that you just dump something on. It's not a big truck. It's a series of tubes.” - Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens, 2006. "The Internet has its charms and its dangers.” - Peter the Librarian, to incoming freshman... Continue Reading →

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Goodbye Borders, Hello Independent Bookstores?

With today's announcement that Borders will close the last of its 399 stores, I couldn't help but wonder, does this mean the return of independent bookstores? I can't say I'm exactly sad to see Borders go as I've always been a huge supporter of the smaller, mom-and-pop bookstores, but I do feel for the Borders... Continue Reading →

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