Tag Archives: Copyleft

Innovation Is Hard

I’ve read two articles in the last 24 hours that seem profoundly important. Both of them suggest that we are a somewhat lazy species—we aren’t really interested in putting in the hard work to change the world. The first article … Continue reading

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Copyleft Bullshit

At USC we have students turn their papers in electronically to a system called Turnitin,com. It automatically checks for plagiarism. So what are we to think about the group of German critics about to award a $20,000 prize to 17 … Continue reading

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ISP Music Fee

Sound Exchange and some other backers of the notion of a ISP license fee to solve the music industry’s problems have put up a site called A Price For Music that let’s you play with various scenarios. I know the … Continue reading

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