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Will there be an Oxfam for second-hand eBooks?

August 9th, 2010 3 Comments

Thing of the past? Oxfam books in (l-r) Huddersfield, Leamington, London Over the weekend I found myself thinking – what if eBooks (for eBook readers not the bookleteer type of eBooks..) become the dominant way of reading? What will this mean for people who buy secondhand books? It’s clear that many people are thinking about […]

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Art Space Tokyo: Shared Making

July 30th, 2010 No Comments

Art Space Tokyo is an intimate guide to the Tokyo art world by Ashley Rawlings and Craig Mod and a very beautiful book describing the buildings and neighbourhoods of 12 distinctive Tokyo galleries. There are maps for each of the areas, illustrations of the galleries by Nobumasa Takahashi  (the cover is a composite map of […]

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3 Ways to Share

July 29th, 2010 4 Comments

I came across these three ways to share via Russell Davis who attributes them to Clay Shirky. Sharing Goods – the hardest to do, because if you give a physical good you no longer have it, you’re deprived of it. Sharing Services – like giving helping someone across the road – you don’t lose out […]

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Can A Million Penguins be wrong..

July 20th, 2010 No Comments

“Software is rarely written in a vacuum and indeed the “open source” movement is built on the premise that collaboration is the only way to get bugs spotted and move forward. Scientific research, too, is more often than not a collaborative activity – and peer review is key to checking and honing the development of […]

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