Hugh McGuire

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

Category: openmovement

Wikipedia, LibriVox & a Librarian

Repost from librivox.org: Below is a paraphrased sample of an email we occasionally get from librarians and teachers, as well as my response to the email. I have paraphrased the email. *** To LibriVox, LibriVox is a great web site. I hope to help my students to use the audiobooks. However I am concerened by […]

a friendly paypal for podcasts

Why do so many of my posts start with: Mike from ISF was talking about … anyway: Mike from ISF was talking about micropayments, so I throw out this thought to the wind: PayPal’s sort of annoying and I don’t really trust them. I don’t know why. I just don’t. But having some form of […]

Free Mountain – on Reading Montreal

I was asked to write an article in Reading Montreal. Go check out the site. But here’s the text, and a photo (by Nika Vee): In the mid 1840s, Sir James Alexander proposed that Mount Royal should be turned into a park, and twenty-five years later, 1869, the City of Montreal amended its charter to […]