The network of networks has come a long way since its beginnings. Last week, the Economist wrote about "A virtual counter-revolution". From being a "great unifier of people, companies and online networks", the Internet is now developing in a slightly different direction: Fifteen years after its first manifestation as a global, unifying network, it has entered … Continue reading The future of the Internet – should it be stopped?
Library of Congress Puts Thousands of Historic Books Online Nearly 60,000 books prized by historians, writers and genealogists, many too old and fragile to be safely handled, have been digitally scanned as part of the first-ever mass book-digitization project of the U.S. Library of Congress (LOC), the world's largest library. (See full article) … Continue reading Digitization project of the U.S. Library of Congress