Hugh McGuire

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

Greenspan the Great

How did we end up in this mess of an economic meltdown? The answer is pretty simple: too much cheap credit, and no regulation of derivatives. Probably more than any other individual, Alan Greenspan is to blame for both. He was Clinton’s and then Bush’s wizzard Fed Reserve Chairman, who waved the wand of reduced […]

BibliOdyssey

What a wonderful site is BibliOdyssey … : Books~~Illustrations~~Science~~History~~Visual Materia Obscura~~Eclectic Bookart….eclectic and rare book illustrations derived from many digital repositories, accompanied by some background commentary. A cornucopia of eye candy for biblionerds. You can buy the book too. Pure visual joy.