Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

LibriVox Nanowrimo

We’re doing Nanowrimo again over at LibriVox… each day a different writer does a new chapter, at the end of the month we’ll have a novel (sort of). It’s fun & we’re looking for more writers if you want to join in: here. I just finished my chapter, a Haruki Murakami-inspired bit of abstract Japanofilia…was […]

what’s wrong with google books

From the NYTimes: Several major research libraries have rebuffed offers from Google and Microsoft to scan their books into computer databases, saying they are put off by restrictions these companies want to place on the new digital collections. The research libraries, including a large consortium in the Boston area, are instead signing on with the […]