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Tasty Brain Fodder

via Matt comes a link to Heckler & Coch, a site which in turn links to all sorts of tasty things. Among them is “A Brief The History of The Book” by Sam Vaknin, who seems to have a fairly wide-ranging intellect.

Long-time peterme readers may recall an extended thoughtwander of mine on The Form of the Book (scroll down to September 14, 1999), where I puzzle over people’s obsessions with paper tomes. If you scroll up to September 26th, you’ll see some follow-up thoughts.

  1. I keep telling you to read “Sciences of the Artificial” by Herbert Simon. It ties semiotics, economics, and cognitive science up together with a nice neat little bow.

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