TiVo Software Glitch

Oh, and my TiVo is working fine… the “glitch(Software glitch hits TiVo)”:http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1006-200-5652932.html only affects the DirecTV units (the ones competing directly with “UltimateTV(UltimateTV users get shrinking feeling)”:http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1006-200-5587736.html.)

IBM-Nazi Connections

This is a “story(Book, Lawsuit Slam IBM’s Nazi Ties)”:http://www.newsfactor.com/perl/story/7417.html about the book I have been reading lately: Edwin Black’s “IBM and the Holocaust(IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance Between Nazi Germany and America’s Most Powerful Corporation)”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0609607995/libraryplanetcom/ref=nosim/.

Proposed Revision of ICANN

Does your library own a “.org”:http://www.icann.com/nsi/sclavos-letter-28feb01.htm address? If it does, the changes proposed by ICANN could greatly affect it at some point.

Books in Libraries

“More(Is the Library a Good Place for Books?)”:http://www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/010423/library.htm on the issue of preserving the originals versus the digital copies. The librarians in the article make some excellent points…

Digital Data Fix

An “article(Get Your Digital Data Fix)”:http://www.fastcompany.com/online/46/clickhere2.html praising “RefDesk”:http://www.refdesk.com/.

BN, Amazon, and Borders

Bn.com returns its “focus”:http://www.newsbytes.com/news/01/164398.html to books (at least for the moment) while Amazon and Borders form a “partnership”:http://www.upside.com/texis/mvm/news/wire?id=3ad4ccf62.