Monday, August 10, 2009

musical thoughts: there really should be...

There really should be more Emily Dickinson in rock (like The Schramms' "Of All the Souls"). And there really should be a rock or punk cover version of Leonard Cohen's "Everybody Knows" (are you reading this, Nick Cave?)

Friday, August 07, 2009

The Google Book Settlement

Many thoughtful voices are raising questions about the settlement, which still requires court approval. Here are two recent articles, each of which contains links:

The Register 8/5/09 Link

O'Reilly Radar 4/17/09 Link

I think it is beneficial for the books to be digitized and be searchable and available to the public. I do, though, have qualms about granting Google a monopoly. I would love to know what my readers think.