Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World Wide Web that happened in February 2015.
- In what is already the biggest news of the year—let alone this month—The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday, February 26th to regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility, a milestone in regulating high-speed Internet access for all! #NetNeutrality #dontblockmynet
- In other internet access news, earlier this month Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) reintroduced the Wi-Fi Innovation Act (S.424), which would help ensure that our nation’s libraries and their communities have access to the spectrum needed to meet growing demands for wireless access.
- Quartz takes us behind the scenes of the graphic designer who brought the fictitious country of Zubrowka to life in the Academy Award-winning The Grand Budapest Hotel.
- OK, so you are burnt out on all of the recent Oscars media, but do you know who won the Razzies this year?
- Take a listen to this great interview with infamous music biographer Nick Tosches on Marc Maron's WTF podcast this week.
- Technical.ly Philly list their recommendations on Philly tech authors that should be filling up your bookshelves.
- Probably the most dissected literary news this past month was the announcement that HarperCollins would release Go Set a Watchman, a purported sequel to author Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.
- The American Library Association has announced their Youth Media Award winners for 2015. Search our catalog to check out all these great titles!
- The A.V. Club takes us on a trip through the cinematic solar system.
- The Simpsons recently received the pixel animation treatment. See how many obscuro show references and callbacks you can find in the below video!
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