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Jessamyn West: an ebook is not a book. discuss.
Jessamyn recently gave a talk by this title, focusing on how, as she says “the problem of ebooks is the problem of multiple perspectives . . . as well as the problem of metaphors.” I ran through the slide deck (which has notes) and this sounds like it was a fascinating talk.

O Say CanYou See?: Pregnant In Uniform
This post from the National Museum of American History (part of the Smithsonian) covers something I’d never thought about before, despite having an aunt who gave birth just before retiring from the USAF: what do pregnant servicewomen wear?

 

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