Book and publishing history 🚟
The metrics behind Spotify’s IPO
Simple analysis of Spotify's business model.
Free/libre and open-source software 🌺
pretalx: Conference planning tool: CfP, scheduling, speaker management
Popular conference planning tool written in Python.
Information and Geisteswissenschaften 🏺
"Since so much of learning to read and write Chinese characters depends upon mindless repetition, writing them countless times, some bright people in the age of AI have finally seized upon a way to escape from the drudgery: training a robot to write the characters endlessly for them."
Scholarly communication 🦓
The Concerned Librarian’s Guide to the 2012 ALA Midwinter Exhibit Hall
Valuable reminder about which publishers supported the Research Works Act.
Articles from blogs I follow around the net
This post is a follow-up to "Nordic amorous room" (5/5/21). In the comments to that post, cliff arroyo remarked: I feel like a dope for being the one who has to ask, but…. "Childrens parent-child room" What? He was referring to another pa…via Language Log May 6, 2021
One of the goals of a new World Wide Web: the Decentralized Web was to help people make money by publishing on the web. There are approaches to this such as Coil, but the vision in the paper has not … Continue reading →via Brewster Kahle's Blog November 16, 2020
Attention conservation notice: I have no taste, and no qualifications to opine on the sociology of radio and the music industry, or on movies. (I didn't finish a lot of books this month, since I'm not counting re-reading bits and pieces of arcane tome…via Three-Toed Sloth January 1, 0001
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