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Intellectual Property Laws: Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

<i>The excesses of IP law are now a serious obstacle to innovation and economic growth.</i><p>In the rogues’ gallery of regulatory rent-seeking, copyright and …

Chicago Booth

Google Books Homework Activity Sheets

Students will require internet access. This is a simple starter activity that students can do whilst waiting for others to log in. …

Education (UK)

Google search on mobile is getting tabs for better results for movies and TV

Google just made search results a lot more useful.<p>The company is giving its mobile search results a new look, with a new set of tabs that show more …

Google

Advice From Around the Globe in the Age of Trump - Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists

“Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times“<br>A book edited by Carolina De Robertis<p>“Rules for Resistance: Advice From Around the …

Liberal View

What Your Teacher Is Really Thinking When They Read Your Paper

I struggled with writing papers as a student, but then one day I became an instructor and had to read this garbage. Geez, guys.

One Art Lover’s Crusade To Catalog The World

Or, how to make big data in your living room.<p>If you’re a famous dead artist, nothing welcomes you to the canon quite like someone sitting down and …

Vincent Van Gogh

What's behind the dramatic spike in swearing in books?

A new study finds a 'dramatic' increase in swear words in American literature over the last 60 years.<p>August 17, 2017 —“There are 400,000 words in the …

Language

American books are getting swearier

Psych scholars from San Diego State and U Georgia used Google Books to systematically explore the growth of swear-words in published American …

George Carlin

What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?

It was a crazy idea: Take the bulk of the world’s books, scan them, and create a monumental digital library for all to access. That’s what Google …

Libraries

Books in America are full of swear words: the more recent, the more profane

It's not just your @#%& imagination: American books have gotten a lot more profane over the last six decades, according to a study led by a San Diego State University psychology professor.<p>A team of scholars reports that there's been a “dramatic” increase in curse words in American literature since …

George Carlin

Study Proves Literature Has More Swear Words Than Ever Before

Readers are a dadblame heck of a lot more likely to encounter cusses in contemporary booksLady, we can all see what you’re doing. (Credit)Get ready …

Language

Google APIs That You Can Use

Google APIs can be categorized in many different ways, but most experts in the industry tend to divide them in three separate groups:– The HTTP APIs …

Google

Millennials Far Less Likely to Cheat Than Our Horny Parents

Previous generations had a problem sticking to monogamy, and they're still cheating at a higher rate today.<p>In 1998, news that President Bill Clinton …

Relationships

Faith in Recovery Pt. 2: The Surprising Truth About Religion and Drug Use

World Religion News<p>Posted by WRN Editorial Staff<p>Informative list may change the way you see religion<p>“Every addicted person brings with them a …

Religion

Copyright Amendment Bill in Parliament: Whose Right is it anyway?

Should somebody “using” a creative work have the same right to claim royalties from the work as its creator? Should the state have copyright over …

Copyright

In The Digital Era If It Hasn't Been Digitized Does It Even Exist?

Earlier this month a call to action crossed my desk about proposed cuts to the US Geological Survey’s (USGS) Library that would dramatically reduce its staff levels and researcher access to its physical collections. One line in particular struck me regarding the modern interplay between physical …

Search

How the MLA changed its handbook for the better (essay)

We finally have a handbook that has writers thinking more critically about citation than we ever have before, writes Peter Wayne Moe.

How To Make Google Work For You

If you blog or write for social media, you probably use Google more than most people do. It’s worth your while getting to know how to use it to make …

Google

Comey, I Salute You!

Trump pressing Comey’s flesh the day after his inauguration. Photo: Andrew Harrer via Getty ImagesLast week’s congressional testimony by James Comey …

James Comey

Prosciutto Topped Cucumber Crostini

Prosciutto Topped Cucumber CrostiniSometimes when you feel like eating a huge crostini with delicious cheese and charcuterie (maybe like this one we …

Barnes & Noble

Do we claim 'bullying' too often?

June was a banner month for bullying. Not surprisingly, Donald Trump was in the thick of it. His offensive tweets about MSNBC co-hosts Mika …

Psychology

Ask A Librarian: When the Genealogy Library Book You REALLY Need Doesn't Circulate - Family Tree

en_US<p>article<p>Here are five workarounds to try when the genealogy library book you need doesn't …

Genealogy

RECOMMENDED: What Libraries Did with Google Books

Mike Furlough (HathiTrust) has published a storify with his commentary on two recent articles on Google Books, Scott Rosenberg’s “How Google Book …

Libraries

The History of Google Books, the Hogarth Press Centennial, and More

StaffDaily NewsRobert M. Pirsig has died; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt makes another round of layoffs; Monica Youn on poetry, women, and property; and …

Books

Data Sheet—Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Raise your hand if your company isn’t somehow involved with developing technology for autonomous vehicles. Okay, if your hand is up, quick question: …

Why Google Books Deserves Better Than These Obituaries

When scholars of the future look back at the early 21st century, they'll point to technology milestones like the first iPhone and the Tesla Roadster. …

Google

Collective #308

Inspirational Website of the Week: Carbon BeautyInteresting scroll action with some nice, exemplary reveal animations. Our pick this week. Get …

Programming

Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria

“Somewhere at Google there is a database containing 25 million books and nobody is allowed to read them.”<p>You were going to get one-click access to the full text of nearly every book that’s ever been published. Books still in print you’d have to pay for, but everything else—a collection slated to …

Publishing

What Is Digital Humanism?

In this century, most people use “humanist” to mean something like “atheist, but nice about it.” That’s not what I’m talking about. I’m thinking …

Electronic Frontier Foundation

[BOOK] A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy – Matthew Molineux – Google Books

Including over 600 A to Z entries, this original dictionary provides clear and succinct definitions of the terms used in the related and developing …

Occupational Therapy