[Marxism] Are books extinct?

snail at sonic.net snail at sonic.net
Wed Jul 20 13:25:29 MDT 2011


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Apparently historians know the feeling well — the exhilaration
that comes from handling the venerable original. It’s a contact
high. In this time of digitization, it is said to be endangered.
The Morgan Notebook of Isaac Newton is online now (thanks to the
Newton Project at the University of Sussex). You can surf it.
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A link was recently posted on Reddit to a screen shot of a BBS post from 1993 asking if anyone had tried this new game called "Doom" yet. The giddiness felt from discovering some document from the distant past (and only in computer years) remains.





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