Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

the partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an opaque object

45

The penumbra of the Holocaust hangs over him

—p.45 The Google Theory of History (32) default author
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The penumbra of the Holocaust hangs over him

—p.45 The Google Theory of History (32) default author
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relating to the writing of the lives of saints; (derogatory) adulatory writing about another person

46

In a hagiographic documentary about him

—p.46 The Google Theory of History (32) default author
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In a hagiographic documentary about him

—p.46 The Google Theory of History (32) default author
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a manuscript or piece of writing material on which the original writing has been effaced to make room for later writing but of which traces remain

73

Perhaps Facebook no longer fully understands its own tangle of algorithms--the code, all sixty million lines of it, is a palimpsest, where engineers and layer upon layer of new commands.

this is true, I don't even understand how Macro works and I wrote all the (much fewer lines of) code myself

—p.73 Mark Zuckerberg's War on Free Will (56) default author
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Perhaps Facebook no longer fully understands its own tangle of algorithms--the code, all sixty million lines of it, is a palimpsest, where engineers and layer upon layer of new commands.

this is true, I don't even understand how Macro works and I wrote all the (much fewer lines of) code myself

—p.73 Mark Zuckerberg's War on Free Will (56) default author
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traveling from place to place, especially working or based in various places for relatively short periods

88

David Foster Wallace called the condition Total Noise. With it, our reading became peripatetic, less focused.

:D DFW shoutout!! he also quotes Herbert Simon on attention in the next sentence

—p.88 Jeff Bezos Disrupts Knowledge (78) default author
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David Foster Wallace called the condition Total Noise. With it, our reading became peripatetic, less focused.

:D DFW shoutout!! he also quotes Herbert Simon on attention in the next sentence

—p.88 Jeff Bezos Disrupts Knowledge (78) default author
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(adjective) consisting of or measured in money / (adjective) of or relating to money

90

It's sometimes hard to grasp the pecuniary motives of the big tech companies, because they strike such an idealistic pose.

—p.90 Jeff Bezos Disrupts Knowledge (78) default author
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It's sometimes hard to grasp the pecuniary motives of the big tech companies, because they strike such an idealistic pose.

—p.90 Jeff Bezos Disrupts Knowledge (78) default author
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(adjective) difficult knotty / (adjective) ; rough to the touch; as / (adjective) having small raised dots, scales, or points / (adjective) covered with raised, roughened, or unwholesome patches / (adjective) dealing with suggestive, indecent, or scandalous themes; salacious / (adjective) squalid

99

Nixon's scabrous attorney general

—p.99 Keepers of the Big Gate in the Sky (93) default author
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Nixon's scabrous attorney general

—p.99 Keepers of the Big Gate in the Sky (93) default author
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(aka Baumol's cost disease) rise of salaries in jobs that have experienced no increase of labor productivity, in response to rising salaries in other jobs that have experienced the labor productivity growth

172

The problem that Baumol and Bowen identified was subtler than that: They named a condition called "cost disease." While classical music hasn't grown any more productive, the cost of producing it keeps increasing.

—p.172 Death of the Author (156) default author
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The problem that Baumol and Bowen identified was subtler than that: They named a condition called "cost disease." While classical music hasn't grown any more productive, the cost of producing it keeps increasing.

—p.172 Death of the Author (156) default author
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(adjective) characteristic of or belonging to the time or state before the fall of humankind

177

There was a political corollary to this prelapsarian dream

—p.177 Death of the Author (156) default author
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There was a political corollary to this prelapsarian dream

—p.177 Death of the Author (156) default author
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political (originally communist) propaganda, especially in art or literature

178

vegetarians are presented with endless vegetarian agitprop

—p.178 Death of the Author (156) default author
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vegetarians are presented with endless vegetarian agitprop

—p.178 Death of the Author (156) default author
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