banktoaster • typing speed tests, type the alphabet…my best time is 8.4 seconds
fighting back • the Mexican author of a book about a rich serial pedophile presently jailed in the US and fighting extradition has been charged with libel in retaliation.
big fish/little fish • a Stanford University based text book exchange site (textopedia) has been bought out by a much larger company.
the P word • even Putin has lifted text now and then.
event (MD) at Johns Hopkins :
“A Perfect Vision: The Rare Book Collection of William Holland Wilmer, an exhibition of works from a collection of more than 400 books on astronomy, medicine, optics and ophthalmology that have been out of public view for nearly three-quarters of a century, opened on April 1 and will run through June 30 at the George Peabody Library.”
events • mother load of Poetry related events are logged on the American Academy of Poets calendar. including a NYC reading from from a new anthology: The Poem That Changed America: “Howl” Fifty Years Later. i wish i was better at this internet stuff, i would give a body part to have a calendar like that for the bullpen.