I'm David Rosenthal, and this is a place to discuss the work I'm doing in Digital Preservation.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
In The Law of Informational Capitalism , Prof. Amy Kapczynski of the Yale Law School reviews two books, Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveil...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The Death Of Corporate Research Labs
In American innovation through the ages , Jamie Powell wrote: who hasn’t finished a non-fiction book and thought “Gee, that could have bee...
Friday, May 15, 2020
Economics Of Decentralized Storage
Almost two years ago, in The Four Most Expensive Words in the English Language , I wrote skeptically about the economics of decentralized s...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Carl Malamud Wins (Mostly)
In Supreme Court rules Georgia can’t put the law behind a paywall Timothy B. Lee writes: A narrowly divided US Supreme Court on Monday up...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Rarely Is The Question Asked
Four years ago the first major Smart Contract was launched. Then this happened : "Smart contracts" are programs, and programs h...
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Funder Publishing Platforms
After posting Never Let A Crisis Go To Waste earlier this month, I can't resist a shout-out to Elizabeth Gadd's The purpose of publ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Outsourcing Reduces Productivity
Source Salim Furth provides yet more evidence of falling productivity in What’s Behind Falling Productivity: The Census May Hold the Ans...
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