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The Internet’s Own Boy

Two stills from a superb documentary about my pal Aaron Swartz, whose death started me blogging in January 2013. The photo shows Aaron celebrating the victory over the passage of SOPA legislation. Scroll down to watch the entire movie.

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Posted in academia, activism, agitprop, archives, civil disobedience, freedom, libraries, politics

Planning Toronto in 1915

In preparation for my impending visit to the big city I’m posting some good, bad and ugly maps and data graphics–many of them far too colourful–from volume 2 of the┬áReport to the Civic Transportation Committee on Radial Railway Entrances and

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Posted in history, Kanadische Kultur, libraries, maps, urbanism

Gotta Love the Warburg Library

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Principal Researcher, Knowledge Design >> hpg.io

Executive Director >> VisionZero.ca / Love30.ca

McLuhan Scholar >> http://mcluhan.consortium.io/

DataViz Instructor >> designincubator.info

Sustainable Living >> slowottawa.ca | @slowottawa

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