Friday, February 20, 2009

Electronic Books

I read this article* as well as this related one* and had mixed feelings. Where I understand the incredible fascination with new gadgets I am somehow put off by the almost obsessive desire we have developed for them.


Well Read
Feb 12th 2009
The Economist

An iTunes Moment for Readers?
Feb 12th 2009
The Economist

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Wikis should think about this

I read an article about an interesting development in the world of Wikipedia. There has come a time when it can't be both reputable and open source. I'll be following this as I am wondering how this is going to shape the nature of other wikis out there.

Article: Doomed: Why Wikipedia Will Fail
Nate Anderson
Ars Technica 2/12/09