Tag: Gutenberg

Creator of the printing press and widely known as the sexiest man alive. Come inside and meet him.

And Not-So-Free Books

Yesterday I emoted a bit on the prospect of an all-information-all-the-time database which the public could access for free, and as exemplars of this paradigm shift away from market-driven pay-as-you-go access to information I cited Project Gutenberg and Google Books. While Project Gutenberg’s 30,000+ tomes are indeed free — really free — to anyone with [...]

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Free Books!

If you have ever read any space opera or even been a casual observer of sci-fi on television (e.g., Star Trek), you will be familiar with the idea that one of the advances civilization finally manages to accomplish with the advent of advanced computing capabilities is the information net, where all human knowledge and data [...]

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