Oft do I remember those stirring words, "An inscription to go here."
Update on the Secretly Public Domain project: https://www.crummy.com/2019/08/09/0
* Topline number is lower than 80%, but at least 73%.
* Python scripts for processing the data: https://github.com/leonardr/cce-python
* Spreadsheets of believed unrenewed works: https://github.com/leonardr/cce-spreadsheets
* Buried treasure!
I'll write more about this later, but I've packaged some scripts that let you generate on your own computer the lists of books that did or didn't have their copyright renewed: https://github.com/leonardr/cce-python
Beautiful Soup 4.8.0, just released, makes it easier to configure the input and output mechanisms: https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~leonardr/beautifulsoup/bs4/view/head:/CHANGELOG
Software Show 1970, Rollaroonie, presented by Jewish Museum and Smithsonian:
Arlington High School yearbook (1986)
there'll be a reading/performance event for my computer-generated poetry class at NYU this thursday: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/byte-your-tongue-readings-and-performances-from-reading-and-writing-electronic-text-tickets-61425631718 it's at 721 Broadway in Manhattan, 7pm, free admission. I'm really excited about the work and the students this semester—if you're in NYC I hope you can be there!
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