Category Archives: books

unknown things

The Board has taken up two weighty subjects in the last few weeks and months: fundraising and funds dissemination (or, how should we best distribute resources — including fundraising resources — around all the many Wikimedia-related projects); and movement roles … Continue reading

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libraries & DRM

N.b.: blog comments are still broken here at No Maps. Open-source software doesn’t fix anything if you don’t know how to use it! N.b.2: post updated with a correction, & language clarified. __________________________ Today is the Day Against DRM, the … Continue reading

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“the world was silent when we died”

That is the name of the book within the book Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, which is a haunting story about the Nigerian civil war and the brief life of the breakaway state of Biafra. The … Continue reading

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