Monthly Archives: September 2013

A tiny rant about paying for civilization

You know what I’m tired of? Techno-utopia-libertarian-Valley types telling me, when they meet me and learn that I’m an honest-to-god MLIS-totin’ librarian, how much they love libraries. No they don’t. Here is why. It is a meme, among certain information-savvy … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning and Wikipedia

There has been a heated debate these past two weeks on the English Wikipedia (and many other Wikipedia language editions as well) over what to call the article that is about Chelsea Manning, the army private who sent bushels of … Continue reading

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I’ve been telling people I went home this weekend, which means I went to my grandmother’s house in Oklahoma, where I have been spending Christmases and occasional summer visits for as long as I have been alive. It was a … Continue reading

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