Ray Bradbury once said, “I don’t try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.” Bradbury’s bent for creative destruction through literature gave the world not only a fun read but ideas for what the future should be. Most … Continue reading
Until recently, interest in Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) seemed to be waning. But lately they appear to making a comeback – especially in Canada where this year they have become more conspicuous. According to a study mentioned in the Toronto … Continue reading
Annotating is now more than a way to make your favorite documents more findable for others, it’s also a way to make new friends. In our example below, dvader, a Footnote Member, has kindly labeled a keyword in a document. … Continue reading
Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself. We’d like to thank Chris Fralic for discovering this. And while we’re on the topic, we’d also like to thank Mr. Ebay for his brave service, too.
According to this story in The New York Times, not only is digitizing hard work – there’s a lot of it. The story summarizes well the challenges of making historic documents accessible online at the risk of being forgotten: “For … Continue reading
It just got a little easier to find what you’re looking for. Now you can see where your search terms appear on a document, say The Pennsylvania Archives (free), right on the search results page. Rolling your mouse over any … Continue reading
It’s an expensive way to spend President’s Day but, by all accounts, worth it. According to The Washington Post: It was a speech so moving the crowd wept. It was a speech so personally important George Washington’s hand shook as … Continue reading