A possibly futile attempt to protect a thing with pages and a cover from electronic destruction.
Friday, August 28, 2009
To the Inevitability of Human Error
Technology is great and all, but many of us still love seeing its weaknesses. I don't want a machine to run so perfectly, so efficiently, that one cannot see the human inventiveness behind it. Hence, I greatly appreciated this post over at the blog kept by the Office of Scholarly and Literary Publications at Georgetown, about fingers getting scanned in with pages, and then appearing on Google Books. Oops!