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- MARC STANDARDS [library marc]
–"The MARC formats are standards for the representation and communication of bibliographic"
- Link directly to an ISBN/ISSN [OCLC – Open WorldCat program] [isbn issn library]
–"Now any Web site can create "Find in a Library" links for specific titles. The syntax for link URLs is straightforward and keyed on common numeric identifiers."
- ISBN Web Service [isbn library]
–"Book Information web services by ISBN or EAN bar code"
- Boing Boing: Microsoft abandons its customers AND copyright to kiss up to Hollywood [copyrights drm]
–"DRM apologists claim that DRM can be used to model the preponderance of fair uses, but this is completely untrue. Fair use almost always hinges on intention — there isn’t any software that is capable of reading a user’s mind and determining intention"
- The Becker-Posner Blog: Economics of Corruption–Posner [corruption economics law politics]
–"Since public corruption seems on balance inefficient, the question arises why it is so common. The answer is that corruption flourishes where the economy is heavily regulated but the legal framework is weak"
- The 29 Healthiest Foods on the Planet [cooking health]
–’The following is a "healthy food hot list" consisting of the 29 food that will give you the biggest nutritional bang for you caloric buck, as well as decrease your risk for deadly illnesses like cancer, diabetes and heart disease’
- Harvard University Press/The Success of Open Source [booklist economics law opensource]
- Nugget – On Google Talk, I apparently talk a lot [google instantmessaging jabber standards]
–Good rant on instant messaging and openness in the light of google talk
- Inequality and Risk [business economics politics]
–Paul Graham on economic (in)equality, startups, risk, prosperity, corruption and transparency, all at once
- SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Business — 5 indicted in spyware e-mail case [law security spyware tech]
–"The cards, Lover Spy promised, deployed software to track everything that unsuspecting recipients did on their computers […] Perez is charged with 35 crimes, each of which carries a potential five-year prison sentence if he is convicted."