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Rakuten Buys Overdrive!

You may have seen this news by now, but what is unclear is what does this really mean?

Lets consider the scale and reach of Rakuten Inc., one of the world’s largest Internet services companies.  249 more words

School Media Specialist

OverReader - slow API queries

I got the API code working and in place. Works great on my local machine. Takes about 20 seconds to query 100 books (and I cache those results in the local DB for a month so subsequent searches… 208 more words


Perils of Practicing Unamplified

Recently, I haven’t had the opportunity to play as much guitar. My minutes of playing per session has fallen drastically courtesy of university work. So rather than plugging in all my gear (amp, pedals, recorder), I’ve just been sat on my bed with Cabbie ( 180 more words

Electric Guitar

Pedal Feature: Earthquaker Devices Palisades Overdrive

Ahoy-hoy, y’all!  If it’s okay with you, I’m going to talk about a pedal today.  You know what I like in a pedal, don’t you?  That’s right: versatility!  1,534 more words

The Pedal File

To read or not to read that is the question: Overdrive’s Big Library Read!

Now we all know that eBooks are now an accepted and popular way to experience the written word. What better way to experience this phenomenon than with a global love-in and read-in with the Bard? 191 more words

Electronic Resources

The Big Library Read is here!

Big Library Read is the first-ever “global eBook club,” connecting people around the world who read the same eBook! The new selection is Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard… 150 more words