September 2012

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The Making of Artrepreneurs

September 21, 2012

From John Maeda, President of Rhode Island School of Design, in a Wired Op-Ed: We want the products we buy to be made responsibly, sold truthfully, to have come from the mind of a human being just like us – not just from an algorithm. [¶] Art speaks to us as humans, not as “human capital.” [...]

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Librarian Conversations: A brief interview with Holly Riccio of O’Melveny & Myers.

September 17, 2012

I met Holly Riccio at a AALL annual meeting a few years ago and vaguely remember being surprised that she wasn’t captivated by my charm and wit almost immediately, and then I remembered that I was a vendor, so naturally there’s always a bit of distrust. Fortunately, I was able to convince her that I’m [...]

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The Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law is coming soon.

September 14, 2012

Well, after last week’s frenzy over the illustrated amicus brief, it seemed only appropriate to mention that we are about a month away from releasing Nathan Burney’s first illustrated guide, this one on criminal law. I’m pretty stoked about this project because it’s so incredibly awesome. And I’m not the only one that thinks so: [...]

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What does Bingham McCutchen’s move mean to you?

September 13, 2012

So it would appear that global firm Bingham McCutchen is following Pillsbury’s lead and moving it’s entire “back office” operation to a cheaper labor venue, Lexington, Kentucky, next year according to Eric Young of the San Francisco Business Times. About the staff moving over, Young reports, Those workers will perform a variety of services for [...]

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