Hugh McGuire

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

RIP, Robert Marquardt

Sorta taken aback by this, though I guess with the thousands of people who come thru LibriVox, it was going to happen eventually. A member of our little world (tho he never recorded), and a busy volunteer in Project Gutenberg, and Distributed Proofreaders, Robert Marquardt died this morning. (Cancer). I had a couple of exchanges […]

history’s best charts

…over at on your way to the economist.

RIAA suing for personal copies

Question: Do you want it to be legal for you to copy your cd into mp3 format, and put it on your ipod? Or should that result in fines, jail time, beheadding? If you do wish to copy CDs to mp3 to stick em on your computer/player then tell your government that you will be […]