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More on the death of the internet

Again, the internet today isn’t what I hoped it would be 10 year ago. From the always on point Jessamyn West: “Maybe it really wasn’t us, it was them. Most days it’s hard to remember what we saw in Google. Why did we think we’d make good partners?” I used to believe that the web […]

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Do not welcome the overlords gladly

From Siva Vaidhyanathan, Universities Are Vast Copy Machines–and That’s a Good Thing: “Google is not a library. It is not a university. It is not a public service. It is a business. Too often we forget those distinctions. The project of creating, maintaining, and offering vast collections of digital material should be something that universities and […]