Classic movies on your e-reader

Film aficionados who want the movie experience to be as complete as possible–and who aren’t satisfied with DVDs featuring directors’ cuts, extended scenes, and commentary–will be happy to hear that Warner BrothersRead more »

Day in Review

Noam Chomsky on OWS Harvard’s digital library tests Google Praising the NYC library renovation The afterlife of a poet Publishing explained, using Star Wars figures Banned from the Tehran bookRead more »

Google Translate: triumphs and trials

Today, mom died. Or maybe yesterday, I do not know. I received a telegram from the Asylum: Mother died. Funeral tomorrow. Distinguished sentiments. This does not mean anything. It might be yesterday. That’s Google Translate’s take on the famous opening passage of L’Etranger, elsewhere translatedRead more »