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Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin Books
Keywords: timaeus
Number of Pages: 121
Published: 1965
ISBN-10: 1606200186
ISBN-13: 9781606200186

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Penguin Books
Keywords: errors, comedy
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 1979
ISBN-10: 1603037187
ISBN-13: 9781603037181

Author: Solomon
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Keywords: objects, lost
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 1995-04-01
ISBN-10: 0140242120
ISBN-13: 9780140242126

Amusing yet practical, this ingenious book provides a complete strategy for locating lost objects, including tips for the most effective search, common mistakes to avoid, and inspiring examples from Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Freud, Zen Buddhism, and Professor Solomon’s dentist. Photos; illustrations.

Author: Edward Gibbon David P. WomersleyBrand Penguin
Keywords: penguin, classics, empire, roman, decline, history
Number of Pages: 848
Published: 2001-01-01
eBookDB-ID: EBDBMA7649

Spanning thirteen centuries from the age of Trajan to the taking of Constantinople by the Turks, "Decline & Fall" is one of the greatest narratives in European Literature. David Womersley’s masterly selection and bridging commentary enables the reader to acquire a general sense of the progress and argument of the whole work and displays the full variety of Gibbon’s achievement. About the Author Edward Gibbon (1737-94) studied briefly at Magdalen College, Oxford and at Lausanne, Switzerland before being elected to Parliament in 1774. DECLINE & FALL was written

Author: Lawrence Lessig
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Keywords: creativity, future, nature, culture, free
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2005-02-22
ISBN-10: 0143034650
ISBN-13: 9780143034650

Lawrence Lessig, "the most important thinker on intellectual property in the Internet era" (The New Yorker), masterfully argues that never before in human history has the power to control creative progress been so concentrated in the hands of the powerful few, the so-called Big Media. Never before have the cultural powers- that-be been able to exert such control over what we can and can t do with the culture around us. Our society defends free markets and free speech; why then does it permit such top-down control? To lose our long tradition of free culture, Lawrence Lessig shows us

Author: Lawrence Lessig
Publisher: Penguin Press HC
Keywords: hybrid, economy, thrive, commerce, making, art, remix
Number of Pages: 352
Published: 2009-12-31
ISBN-10: 1408113473
ISBN-13: 9781408113479

Lawrence Lessig has some worthwhile insights into the way information technology is changing culture and the information business. His concepts of "Read Only" (RO) and Read/Write (RW) models for information distribution are handy. He rightly points out the often heavy-handed enforcement of copyright laws carried out by over-zealous companies (and their lawyers), while at the same time acknowledging that some traditional copyright enforcement is still necessary. Sadly, Lessig is either ignorant of, or indifferent to, the crucial differences between remixing existing creative works, and creatin
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