Book and publishing history 🚟
The good old days? In many ways, yes | The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
"Less-educated Americans born in the 1960s fare much worse than those born 20 years earlier due to wage changes, shorter life expectancy, and higher medical costs"
Lewis estate refuses to license intellectual monopoly rights. Spufford prints 75 and gives them to friends.
How to implement a basic ActivityPub server - Official Mastodon Blog
Tutorial on using ActivityPub.
Information and Geisteswissenschaften 🏺
The Obama Presidential Center Will Curate Its Own Story | On the Media | WNYC Studios
"... We learned from the New York Times last month that the Obama Foundation, after building the Obama Presidential Center, would itself curate the museum exhibits documenting his presidency. (The National Archives will manage the documents themselves.) This week, Bob speaks with Louise Bernard, director of the museum at the Obama Presidential Center, and Tim Naftali, historian and former director of the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, about the Obama Foundation's arrangement with the National Archives, and what Naftali worries this could mean for future presidential libraries."
Articles from blogs I follow around the net
The whole world knows about BLM (Black Lives Matter). Native speakers of English (at least American English — I can't vouch for other varieties) instinctively know what the innately idiomatic intransitive verb "matter" means in this constructi…via Language Log January 12, 2021
Filmmakers responded with enthusiasm and creativity to a call from the Internet Archive to make short films using newly available content from 1925 in celebration of Public Domain Day. They discovered a new freedom in being able to remix film clips with G…via Internet Archive Blogs January 12, 2021
Worum geht es? Das bis Ende März 2021 geförderte BMBF-Projekt CLARIAH-DE führt die Angebote von CLARIN-D und DARIAH-DE nachhaltig zusammen, um Synergien sowie neue Nutzendengruppen zu erschließen. Gerade mit Blick auf generische Dienste oder Basisinfrastr…via DHd-Blog January 12, 2021
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