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SFP: Episode 292: Quaran-three-n

This episode contains: We’re joined by frequent guest host, Ben Lawless. We talk about how were all handling the quarantine.

In cyberspace, no one can hear you read: Internet Archive offers 1.4 million copyrighted books for free online. Until this week, the Open Library only allowed people to “check out” as many copies as the library owned. Of course, these restrictions are artificial for digital files. Earlier this week, with libraries closing around the world, the Internet Archive announced a major change: it is temporarily getting rid of these waiting lists. They’re calling it the National Emergency Library. The Internet Archive says the program will ensure students are able to get access to books they need to continue their studies from home during the coronavirus lockdown.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/03/internet-archive-offers-thousands-of-copyrighted-books-for-free-online/

Coronavirus Article: Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here’s How. A crisis on this scale can reorder society in dramatic ways, for better or worse. Here are 34 big thinkers’ predictions for what’s to come.

https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/03/19/coronavirus-effect-economy-life-society-analysis-covid-135579

Sci-Fi: Flight of the Navigator, Undone, Explorers, Man Seeking Woman, Half-Life: Alyx, Avenue 5, Picard and more!

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