'In this lucid and erudite collection of essays, Darnton argues that new technology should be used in the spirit of the Enlightenment - to encourage wider access to knowledge - and not just to enrich one company.'
About the Author
A former professor of European history at Princeton University, Robert Darnton is Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and director of the Harvard University Library. The founder of the Guttenberg-e program, he is the author of many books. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.