Ad: Rip – A Remix Manifesto

Immerse yourself in the energetic, innovative and potentially illegal world of mash-up media with RiP: A remix manifesto. Let web activist Brett Gaylor and musician Greg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, serve as your digital tour guides on a probing investigation into how culture builds upon culture in the information age. Biomedical engineer turned…

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Moron of the day: Jacqui Dean

Wikipedia on Jacqui Dean. “Jacqueline Isobel (Jacqui) Dean (born 13 May 1957 in Palmerston North) is a New Zealand politician and the current Member of Parliament for the Waitaki electorate.” (skip) “Party pills Jacqui Dean campaigned for the banning of the sale of “party pills”, namely Benzylpiperazine (BZP), over which Associate Health Minister Jim Anderton…

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Article ads: "The Future of Copyright", Rasmus Fleischer; “The Darknet and the Future of Content Distribution.", Peter Biddle, Paul England, Marcus Peinado und Bryan Willman

“The Future of Copyright”, Rasmus Fleischer Link. A concise and good explanation of the current copyright situation and it’s history. CV: “Rasmus Fleischer is a Swedish historian, writer, and musician. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Contemporary History at Södertörn University College, Stockholm. In 2003, he helped to found the Piratbyrån,…

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The power to follow your every move

Dette er diskussionsafsnittet skrevet til engelsk opgave omhandlende et nyt GPS-system. The assignment is: “Discuss what you see as the most important aspects of the GPS technology. Give your arguments. (min. 300 words) Immediately when I was reading the article, I noted a couple of problems, which I will elaborate: Technology optimism versus technology pessimism…

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