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Enlightening or disturbing?

I was going to write a series of posts describing each essay in the current Cites & Insights, and still plan to do so. But this hit me by surprise–a LISNews item pointing to a makeuseof.com post pointing to Blind Search. Blind Search? People who care deeply about open web search engines spend a lot…

I’ve just published Cites & Insights 9:8 (July 2009). The 30-page issue, PDF as usual but with HTML versions of most essays, includes: Bibs & Blather Notes on sponsorship for C&I, the status of four possible future projects–and the move of Walt at Random to ScienceBlogs. Making it Work Perspective: Thinking about Blogging 2: Why…

I’m Walt Crawford. This is another blog in ScienceBlogs’ new Information Science channel. As with the pioneers, John Dupuis and Christina Pikas, it’s not a new blog. And as with those two–both of whose blogs I’ve followed for years–I was pleasantly surprised when ScienceBlogs contacted me, in the person of Erin Johnson. I was maybe…