Cyberculture agenda: “Car information security is a complete wreck…

Pirate Music Site Op Pleads Guilty, Faces Five Years in Prison TorrentFreak Over the past five years, Operation in Our Sites, the U.S. initiative tackling copyright-infringing websites, has produced several arrests and the seizure of thousands of domains.   Car information security is a complete wreck — here’s why  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Sean Gallagher’s long, … Read more

Literati roundup: “feminist moments in sci-fi history… “50 books that influenced Leo Tolstoy

Most feminist moments in sci-fi history  Boing Boing by Mark Frauenfelder Read 14 Great Banned & Censored Novels Free Online: For Banned Books Week 2014  Open Culture by Josh Jones We well know of the most famous cases of banned books: James Joyce’s Ulysses, Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer, Allen Ginsberg’s Howl. In fact, a full 46 of … Read more

A tribute to Marquez. “10 Short Stories by Gabriel García Márquez Free Online

Read 10 Short Stories by Gabriel García Márquez Free Online (Plus More Essays & Interviews) Open Culture by Josh Jones   *********** Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, passes away Hurriyet Daily News Known affectionately as ‘Gabo,’ the author of ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude‘ was the godfather of a literary movement that witnessed a … Read more

A literati roundup: a ?Lost Interview? With Michel Foucault…Opening Lines of 25 Famous Novels Dissected…

      Opening Lines of 25 Famous Novels Dissected to Make an Awesome Poster Wired Top Stories Remember sentence diagramming? Turns out, it makes an awfully cool poster.   Watch a ?Lost Interview? With Michel Foucault: Missing for 30 Years But Now Recovered Open Culture by Josh Jones An introductory shot that might be … Read more