On August 19, 1856 Gail Borden patented Condensed Milk.
Donald Ritchie looks at the telegraph.
A look at fevers with some help from Plum and Posner.
An excerpt from Plum and Posner’s Diagnosis of Stupor and Coma.
Craig Panner helps us understand Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).
Hargittai’s book tells the story of five brilliant men born at the turn of the twentieth century in Budapest: Theodore von Kármán, Leo Szilard, Eugene Wigner, John von Neumann, and Edward Teller.
An excerpt from the book, The Future of the Brain.
Corey Podolsky has written an excellent essay, Book Widgets and Book Selling 2.0 that clearly explains the thinking behind the large scale repository efforts underway at a few publishing giants. But…
Cory Podolsky looks at book widgets.
Consumer choice and publisher dilemma in the era of Google Book Search.
Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction is edited by Jeff Prucher. Prucher’s entertaining entries are a window to the entire science fiction genre, through the words invented and passed along throughout the years.
This week we present the first installment of Evan’s series on “The ABC’s of Google Book Search.” With his help, we hope to untangle the intricacies, and express our excitement, about the future of publishing.
A film about web 2.0.
A few questions with the author of The Shock of the OldM.
An excerpt from Magic Universe about time machines.
A closer look at Marconi, who transmitted the first wireless message.