At the Ref Desk (4/25/17): Someone calls but when I pick up the phone all I get is background noise -- people talking, etc. Did he or she just sit on their smartphone and dial out accidentally? Interesting jumping off point for a work of fiction... [more...]

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Current Readings around Town...

Title Date Author Source
1/5/17 Nicholas Economides Wired
11/2/16 n/a Fast Company
10/20/16 Lena Groeger ProPublica
10/2/16 John McCumber Chronicle of Higher Education
6/17/16 Glyn Moody Ars Technica
6/13/16 Tekla S. Perry IEEE Spectrum
5/31/16 Shaun Bent Medium
4/28/16 Donald A. Barclay Conversation US
4/17/16 John Herrman New York Times
4/12/16 n/a Deutsche Welle
3/29/16 Daniel Wainwright, Paul Bradshaw, Pete Sherlock, Antia Geada BBC
3/16/16 Jon Brodkin Ars Technica
12/28/15 Larry Seltzer Ars Technica
12/24/15 David Silbersweig Washington Post
10/22/15 Dan Cohen Atlantic Magazine