Friday, November 13, 2009

Gutenberg geeks print copy of Percival Lowell’s 1906 scientific study Mars and Its Canals

There’s a riveting seven-minute video over on YouTube that shows some of the geeks at the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts, printing a copy of Percival Lowell’s infamous scientific study, Mars and Its Canals (1906), compliments of the bookstore’s new print-on-demand Espresso Book Machine.

Speaking of geeks at the Harvard Book Store, blogger, copyright activist and science fiction author Cory Doctorow will be signing copies of his new novel, Makers (Tor 2009), on Monday evening, November 16th. I took a quick look at the downloadable freebie. He should have titled it Battery Ventures.

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