On Windows Vista, DRM, and new monitors

This from Ars Technica On Windows Vista, DRM, and new monitors Yes folks if the powers that be get their way, you will have to buy a nice shiny new monitor to watch your High Definition version of “the directors cut of the repackaged 30 minutes longer usual crap”. The “bad guys” (read RIAA MPAA… Read more »

Principles For Self-Evaluating Online Information

How do you know whether something you read on the web is true? You can’t know, at least, not for sure. This makes it important to read carefully and to evaluate what you read. This is from Robin Good’s blog http://www.masternewmedia.org/cgi-bin/mt-tb.r420.cgi/3094

So Who Owns Culture?

Today we can chat about the question of “Who Owns Culture?” . A lot of this has been copped from an article in the New York Times. The New York Times reported on a public lecture (sponsored by Wired magazine but I couldn’t find any mention of it on their site… so I guess we… Read more »