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February 12, 2010

Submitted by alycia on Sat, 02/13/2010 - 18:52
  • Reading a few pages of This Book is Overdue! on the train made me realize how little I care about the first wave of systems "digitizers;" not those who are scanning content, but who are responsible for the initial metadata markups and ILS setups--who took us from card to screen. I think I somehow see them not as innovators but as inevitable. If it weren't for ________, then there surely would have been _______. Is this cynical?

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