Sunday, 21 October 2012


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 121019 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD 

Genetically modified foods capped for 10 years by Supreme Court panel - #dailymail covering #gm in #india???

#DrupalCon Sydney looking for some more sessions - to submit sessions is 26 October #drupal #au

The New Cartographers: #OpenStreetMap’s World Takeover - fab example of openness & collaboration trumping proprietary

Sad: 75 Year Old Explanation For Why Copyrights Are Bad... Locked Up Behind Paywall - says it all

#Patents Stifle Prosperity - "throttles the competitive process by bestowing #monopoly power" (v @NSKinsella)

Free Speech & Power: From Reddit Creeps to anti-Muslim Videos, It’s Not Just“Free Speech” - fine, sensible piece

Rowan Atkinson: we must be allowed to insult each other - quite right (v @dozykraut)

[RT] Mitt Romney and the myth of self-created millionaires - piece of writing #romnesia

30 Years Of The CD, Of Digital Piracy, And Of Music Industry Cluelessness - luckily, in this case

The Long Reach Of US #Extradition - how #copyright has become an instrument of oppression

Freely available conference booklet template designed to welcome women - interesting idea (v @annalist)

STOP #INDECT - global virtual protest - 20 October - idea, but on #facebook? hmm...

Open Source R10 Quadcopter Zooms Past Kickstarter Goal - good to see

Chefs in a city under siege - nice piece, but I was disturbed to learn from a link there what Choron did with elephants

October 19 WIPO negotiations on copyright exceptions for disabilities - the EU & US are utter scum in this

Pirate Bay Founder Held In Solitary Confinement - for allegedly hacking??? & I thought sweden was a civilised country

Enthusiasm for solar panels is contagious - fascinating and promising

Die, Substitution Studies, Die II: Well, OK, Maybe Some Should Live - raises important issues for #piracy studies

The EU declares war on blind pirates - @MichelBarnier should hang his head in shame at this disgusting behaviour 

Microcontroller Maniacs Rejoice: #Arduino Finally Releases the 32-Bit Due - great news, big step up in power

Apple v Samsung - The Post-Trial Battles - this is turning into SCO 2.0

Craig Venter Wants To Rebuild Martian Life In Earth Lab -, that laugh-a-minute Dr Venter...

In Victory for Common Sense, Minnesota Will Allow Free Online Courses After All - Internet 1, Minnesota 0

Full-size museum replicas from a MakerBot - impressive#3dprinting

Humble Ebook Bundle breaks the $1,000,000 barrier - as usual, GNU/Linux buyers most generous, Windows least generous...

Predatory publishers are corrupting #openaccess - every system has its parasites (v @howardknopf)

Romney family buys voting machines through Bain Capital investment - so? any citizen could the same (@laurenweinstein)

Voting Wrongs - "worst thing that has happened to [US] democratic election system since late 19th cent" (v @dangillmor)

RT @OpenScienceSum check out the Summit #OSS12 video feed >> on now... #openscience

Two Nano Quads Dogfighting - coming to a sky near you...soon #drones

Jimmy Savile: 'He was the tip of the iceberg’ - sickening; now we need to investigate in depth (@tom_watson)

Images that highlight the trade killing our rhinos - the greed & stupidity of these people is staggering

#Lessig: "Wir brauchen jetzt ein #Copyright fürs Netz" - wasting his time trying to save the unsalvageable

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