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Shane Curtin

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Free Speech in Silicon Valley: Pruneyard Shopping Center v Robbins

Image: 1969 photo of Pruneyard construction, Mercury News, February 20th, 1985 It was November 1975; disco was at its height, flared pants abounded, and the United Nations had just adopted General…

Shane Curtin
08/09/2019 - 10:00 AM

Retro Tech: From the Analog Past to the Digital Future

Convert Your Analog Media to Digital Got tapes you can’t play anymore? Slides stuffed in old shoe boxes? Precious photos slowly decaying? Has the digital revolution left your memories stranded in…

Shane Curtin
01/29/2019 - 3:00 PM

Commanders in Grief! A Presidents' Day Retrospective

Presidents' Day? What is Presidents' Day anyway? Who exactly are we supposed to be celebrating? Washington? Lincoln? Anyone else? At a federal level, the holiday is Washington’s Birthday. The name…

Shane Curtin
02/14/2018 - 2:15 PM

Dusty Jackets, Volume 1

An Introduction to Dusty Jackets Maybe it's just me, but it seems like it's getting harder and harder to find something good to read. One would expect the opposite, given all the options these…

Shane Curtin
12/17/2017 - 9:25 AM