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there is a dream. dream of universal access to knowledge for every member of society. dreams rarely come true but this particular one: universal access to knowledge for every member of society got embodied into: public library!

before internet public library was struggling with the promise saying all of the knowledge and about is it really every member of society.

still people were keen to support the dream. in every country of the world. capitalis. socialist. communist. offshore. you name it.

internet. Internet as in many other instances, has overturned what we take as given and as possible. The dream of all people getting access to all knowledge suddenly came within our reach. It seemed just an issue of interpreting when the trajectory curves of global personal computer distribution and internet access penetration would finally make universal access to knowledge a reality. However, the actual trajectory of development of public libraries in the age of internet

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slide 1:

http://i.imgur.com/FpCnyAo.png

there is a dream. dream of universal access to knowledge for every member of society. dreams rarely come true but this one got embodied: public library!

before internet it was struggling in proving that it can cover a lot of a knowledge. internet was that dream if you ever could imagine the future of public library.

but with internet the biggest disappointment came. public library is about to disappear. no access to digital books + economic crisis.

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marcellmars / PublicLibraryLocalSetup_no-docker.md
Created Nov 19, 2013
Public Library local setup (no docker).md
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Overview

SSH tunneling

Calibre plugin [let's share books] establishes SSH tunnel as a user tunnel with SSH server through port 722 without authorization.

That allows local [Calibre content server][1] to get proxied through SSH tunnel and Nginx so Calibre content server can get its own public URL (i.e. https://www3493.memoryoftheworld.org). Local Calibre library is then accessible from the world to which Nginx is exposed. In production setup that's memoryoftheworld.org, in development setup that's usually only developer's laptop.

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marcellmars / mongodb_queries
Created Nov 3, 2013
mongodb queries, updates, etc.
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**filemongodb (letssharebooks collection)**
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### start mongodb in docker
sudo docker run -d librarian/mongodb --noprealloc --smallfiles
### get list of authors/titles sorted
authors_sorted= sorted(db.books.find().distinct('authors'))
titles_sorted = sorted(db.books.find().distinct('title_sort'))
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I arhitekti sanjaju. Pogotovo kad su mladi. Nikada prije i nikada poslije - Otokultivatora - nitko od nas tko je gradio i živio taj mali gradić nije to uspio ponoviti.
U ljeto 2000. mladi arhitekti Jakov Šrajer, _____ ____, ____ ___ tražili su mjesto na kojem bi se održao dvadeset drugi skup evropskih studenata arhitekture. Našli su ga na otoku Visu: bivšu vojarnu Samogor.
Od 1981. članovi EASA-e (European Architecture Students Assembly) svake godine (samo)organiziraju skup na nekom egzotičnom mjestu gdje dozvoljavaju da se spontanim procesima, često na licu mjesta, dogodi program zanimljiv svim sudionicima.
U ljeto 2001. održan je prvi Otokultivator u suradnji hrvatske EASA-e, URK-a i Multimedijalnog instituta - Mame. Starije lokalno stanovništvo pamti to kao do tada neviđeni izlazak raznolikih čudovišta iz Močvare. Trajekti su time izgubili svoj karakter bezazlenog transporta, a trogodišnje havarije još uvijek se lokalci sjećaju kao Močvare s Močvarcima.
U Samogoru, iza brda, u kotlini, sa vlastitom mik
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**PUBLIC LIBRARY**
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<img src="http://i.imgur.com/XlLRZBN.png"width="320"/>
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## <a id="infrastructure"></a>Public Library (as infrastructure) ##
### Context ###
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## CONTEXT ##
It’s a simple idea: public library is one of those almost invisible infrastructures that we start to notice only once they go extinct. A place where all people can get access to all knowledge that can be collected. In the past it relied on the limited resources of rich patrons or unstable budgets of (welfare) states. With internet, as in many other instances, the dream about universal access got much more imaginable. It seemed just an issue of interpreting when the trajectory curves of global personal computer distribution and internet access penetration would finally make universal access to knowledge a reality. However, the actual trajectory of development of public libraries in the age of internet are pointing in the opposite direction – that the phenomena we people are most proud of are being undercut and can easily go extinct.
Public libraries now cannot receive, and sometimes not even buy, the books of some of the largest publishers. The books that they already hold they must destroy aft
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What

books. soon.

Requirements

  • a server with a public ip (1.2.3.4 in this document)
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# Control and De-commodification in the Circuits of Academic Publishing
New media remediates old media. Media pays homage to its (media) predecessors which itself pays homage to its own (media) predecessors. Computer graphics remediates film which remediates photography which remediates painting. Attempts to understand new media-technologies always thoughtfully decides on set of metaphors (of the old and familiar) to approximate what is similar and yet on the vague edge of the metaphor to play with insights on the new. Every chosen metaphor has its semiotic distance decay or inverse-square law which shows how far it can carry on understanding and insights of the given phenomena. The work of intellect in the age of mechanical reproduction got its unfortunate metaphor: **intellectual property**. And as The Age of Mechanical was becoming more and more The Age of Discrete and Digital Reproduction another metaphor is emerging, a metaphor which reveals the quandary left after the decades of decay of intell