Monthly Archives: February 2010

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  • 26
    Feb

    2010

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    Snow Day in New York City

    Heavy snow warning in effect.  Today’s view from the office… Read More ?

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  • 26
    Feb

    2010

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    The New Demand for Print… on Demand

    In 2009, about 10% of Cambridge’s sales were generated by books printed on demand (POD) – a dramatic increase from five years ago. Engraving of printer using the early Gutenberg letter press, 15th...

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  • 25
    Feb

    2010

    business

    Peer Review Pickle

    Peer-reviewed science – the time-honored system of scholars vetting scholars – faces challenges in the face of scandals such as Climategate. spiked looks at the flaws in this esoteric system...

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  • 24
    Feb

    2010

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    Rainy Days in Higher Ed

    Higher education is an industry like any other. There is no sheltered ivory tower rising above real world financial pressure: it requires funding and responds to cycles of supply and demand. That’s...

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  • 22
    Feb

    2010

    behind-the-scenes

    Thanks for the good times!

    Just a quick note of farewell as I move on to Pittsburgh, departing Cambridge after 3 lovely years. Thanks to Cambridge for a great environment, and to you, authors and readers, for your responsiveness...

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  • 18
    Feb

    2010

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    The Gypsy’s Guide: William Wallace

    Angela Nickerson of travel blog The Gypsy’s Guide, and author of A Journey into Michelangelo’s Rome posted a fine interview with Michelangelo author William Wallace. Eight Questions for William...

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  • 17
    Feb

    2010

    Kristin Anderson

    Page 99: Benign Bigotry

    The Page 99 Test features Kristin Anderson’s Benign Bigotry today, and that page finds Anderson in a discussion of criminality and blame — that is, a subtle form of prejudice assuming that...

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  • 17
    Feb

    2010

    flatland

    A Q&A with Thomas Banchoff and William...

    Thomas Banchoff and William Lindgren recently signed copies of their new edition of Flatland at the MAA Conference. For those unfamiliar, Flatland is a classic Victorian story by Edwin Abbott, chronicling...

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