Archive for June, 2011

Captain Vancouver

I received an email pointing me to this website where “Captain Vancouver” is collecting images of people who participated in the Vancouver riots. His purpose is to punish people’s inappropriate actions by publicizing them. His idea is that while the court system may or may not deliver justice to these people, quick justice can be […]

The National Academies Press recently announced that it was making over 4,000 PDF versions of its books available for free download. This is a very interesting development, especially considering that they previously were allowing much of this content to be accessed on a page-by-page basis on their website. I checked it out this morning and […]