Daily Archives: 5 November 2007

If you’re so smart, Attributor, let’s hear from you

To “test”—(**wink, wink**)—a new technology that allows newspapers to track their content across the net, “sans serif” is pleased to run this report from The New York Times on a new technology that allows newspapers to track their content across the net, in full. *** By RICHARD PEREZ-PENA Copyrighted work like a news article or…

A lot can happen over coffee. Like a war, maybe.

Coffee and newspapers have a far closer relationship than we can imagine. In the 18th century, people frequented coffee houses primarily to read “the papers”—for free. But, as a new four-volume book, “Eighteenth Century Coffee House Culture“, edited by Markman Ellis says, in 1728, theĀ  relationship got a little too tempestuous. The coffee men protested…