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LibraryThing in realtime

Check out this page where you can see the books being added to LibraryThing, greatest online library service on the web (where else, right?), in realtime. As Tim Spalding puts it in his posting LibraryHypnotismThing: I find it hypnotic, both fascinating and will-depleting at the same time. And he’s right! I should be soundly asleep…

I’m visible

In 1984, Orwell elaborately worked on the notion that in the future an entity comparable to a government would be in total control of people, in the course of which luxuries like privacy would be gone forever. Neil Postman later postulated that Orwell’s vision had become reality, with the difference that there really wasn’t a…

LibraryThing update

Good news. I’ve been sponsored with a one-year account for LibraryThing, so now I can start to test this service to my heart’s content. First off, here’s my collection of books in LibraryThing. Secondly, there are a few inaccuracies from my last post I should clear up. LibraryThing does of course support adding books via…