The highlight of today's news item is that there's a new essay titled "Why Closed Books are So 19th Century?":
And despite all that, we can often see that books are getting published on paper, and either completely not available online, or their free re-distribution is restricted. They are often available on Peer-to-Peer networks or illegally, but their use is still restricted, and complicates things.
In this article, I'd like to note why non-open books (or at least books that are not available online) are as pointless as non-open-source software.
The other changes are more minor:
- Improvements to the Recommended music page.
- Added my Vim configuration files to the site.
- There's a new fortune cookie.