Extremely off-topic: cold-weather bike gear update

Last year at this time, I did a post on things I’d learned in my first full winter (2011-2012) bike-commuting. If you’re interested in giving winter-biking a try, go read that first. However, with a second (and rather colder) winter (2012-2013) under my belt, and heading into a third, here’s…

Google Books suit dismissed: more affirmation of public interest in copyright

DISCLOSURE/DISCLAIMER: I worked at the University of Michigan Libraries for several years during the beginning of the book scanning project with Google that is the subject of this lawsuit. The University of Minnesota Libraries, my current employer, is also affiliated with the Google scanning project and HathiTrust Digital Library. This…

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