A fascinating conversation among important authors about racism, history, and our current moment.
Happy Juneteenth! Today we celebrate the oldest national commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Let us all continue to learn what we must learn, do what we must do, so that our nation can be what we want it to be.
Shocking, sobering and thought-provoking quotes from, and links to, plain language summaries of research relating to systemic or institutionalized racism, white privilege, and related topics.
Uncertain times call for distressed typography.
A time traveler goes back four months to explain to herself what’s been happening in 2020.
A visit to the world’s longest running video rental store and a lesson about the value of inconvenience.
The novelty of using a typewriter and the value in slowing down.
Artificial intelligence tools are used on a historical piece of footage to great effect.
Alex Birukou from Springer Nature offers an overview of Conference Proceedings publication, and how they straddle the line between journals and books.
A short video about the words we use for counting and how biology influences both language and math.
When was the last time everyone you knew experienced the same piece of culture at the same time? Is the age of shared cultural experiences over?
A recent opinion paper by Richard Poynder @rickypo offers analysis and prognostication with regard to the current state and future prospects of #openaccess and the open access movement.
Tony Sanfilippo looks at the historical books of Dard Hunter and the future of printed works in an increasingly digital and consolidated world.
How do they get the lead in the pencil? All will be revealed in today’s video.
The Washington Post looks at the long history of vaccine skepticism.