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The Zone of Uncertainty (What Pope Francis Said)

“Everybody has an opinion or a summary or an interpretation of the interview with Pope …”
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Autocorrect, Unexpurgated

“Even misspelled, a certain word may not appear in The New York Times. So for …”
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Harald Bluetooth? Really?

“I wrote this—Inescapably Connected—eleven years ago. There was no such thing as “iPhone.” Bluetooth and …”
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Meta Enough for You?

“For the Annals of Recursion.

1. In The Information (pages 408–409, for those who wish to …”
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A Paradox? A Paradox!

“In his wonderful new book Zona (“A Book about a Film about a Journey to a …”
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Secret No More: Google and Power

“Just last month, in an essay for the New York Review, I wrote the following …”
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Touching History: Addendum

“In a little essay in The Times (which you can read here or there) I …”
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When You Can’t Find the Perfect Quotation

“I’m reading some Edgar Allan Poe tales in anticipation of an outdoor discussion tomorrow in …”
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Glimpse of the Past

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Information is How We Know

“When Kevin Kelly interviewed me about The Information for Wired, he asked me to …”
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The Google Books Settlement, R.I.P.

“Many people, including some I greatly respect, are gleeful about the demise of the arduously …”
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Ta! Ra! Ra! Boom De Yay!

“Poetry or doggerel? Oh, who cares. John Horgan has unearthed and now presents some verse …”
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Got Numbers?

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You Flatter Me! But You Are a Spambot

“As I am new to blogging (or at least to blog maintenance), I am having …”
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The Cover

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A meme joke from Steve Martin

“In his new novel, An Object of Beauty:

“Paintings,” he said, “are Darwinian. They drift toward …”

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Trademark Madness

“There are not enough names to go around.

This is a fact about our crowded, information-rich …”

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What am I doing?

“I’m not sure yet. Perhaps I’m blogging.

I’ve had a web site here, a “home page,” …”
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Faster (the movie)

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My lucky day

“I am in Dear Book Lover. (The question, not the answer.)”
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The Word

Cyberspace

Looking Back

Microsoft

Modern Marvels

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