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The moon landing

My latest package from Amazon arrived a couple days ago, and included a copy of MoonFire, a gorgeous coffee-table tome from Taschen, with text by Norman Mailer and photos from NASA. It’s a history of the Apollo 11 mission, with … Continue reading

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How Long Will it Last?

I hinted at this topic in my post about e-readers: How long will our digital data last? I was first struck by the importance of this issue about 25 years ago when I bought a new computer and attempted to … Continue reading

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e-Reading

The 26 April 2010 issue of The New Yorker had an article on e-publishing, specifically the battle between Amazon’s Kindle and the new iPad from Apple, and the effect that these and other similar devices are having on the publishing … Continue reading

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