Posts Tagged ‘moby dick’

“Hast Seen the White Whale?”

February 21, 2012

Today I finished reading Moby Dick — one of those things I’ve been meaning to do for a long time but never quite got around to.

Glad I finally did. It’s an amazing novel, one I can probably appreciate more now that I’m a little older and not being made to read it by a teacher. That’s often such a sure-fire way to sour someone on a book, isn’t it?

Of course, anytime you read a great book, you always want to urge your friends to pick it up. In that spirit, here’s a link to download a free copy of Moby Dick via Project Gutenberg, if you like. Several different electronic formats available (C;

Moby Dick Update

August 17, 2011

Journalist Kate Hudson has posted a great summary of the seed-stage work of the open-source news project Moby Dick, which my Roscoe Labs partner Lawrence Patrick and I recently contributed to.

Still very early days for this one, so if you have any interest or ideas regarding such stuff, please do take the plunge and join the community!

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