Catching up on my RSS feeds, I enjoyed reading this post by Darren Barefoot about the “restricted cat” (or cougar), an oddly innocuous and kid-sweet warning about impending adult-only content: Watching that cute pre-picture cat reminded me of when we lived in Hermosillo, Mexico in the late 90’s. We went to a lot of movies […]Read more "I go there"
There are many that I know and they know it. They are all of them repeating and I hear it. I love it and I tell it. I love it and now I will write it. This is now a history of my love of it. I hear it and I love it and I […]Read more "They repeat it and I hear it and I love it."
Off-campus today, so if I want “24 hour access” to this article, it will only cost me… Actually, I can’t find out how much it will cost me until I give Wiley my credit card information. Can you imagine any other online retailer trying that? I have no original observations to offer, but I’m disturbed […]Read more "Higher Education and Private Good"
Way overdue as a pointer, but a couple weeks back Adrian Johns paid a visit to UBC, giving a very rich talk entitled “The Intellectual Property Defense Industry and the Crisis of Information”. Dr. Johns’ abstract sums it up quite well: With the rise of the information economy has come the development of an industry […]Read more "Participation as Piracy"
the pirate bay conspiracy, shared CC by narghee-la A crony sent me notice of this talk happening next week here at UBC: Adrian Johns: “The Intellectual Property Defense Industry and the Crisis of Information” October 20, 2011 – 5:00pm; Dodson Room (302) I. K. Barber Learning Centre With the rise of the information economy has […]Read more "Piracy"