Monthly Archives: January 2012
Yes. See above picture. Florida trumps Chicago. At least in the winter. I’m glad that Chicago doesn’t get hurricanes, and we’re a little too far off the map of where the remnants of hurricanes will go, so we avoid … Continue reading
So, the mass internet protest yesterday (which is only a tiny, tiny fraction of the Internets) was influential enough that a bunch of people were mad about Reddit, Wikipedia, and the Oatmeal were down that they wrote their senators and … Continue reading
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvwShQQdDF8 Okay. I admit it. I’m like your favorite aunt who forwards the cute videos everyone has already seen. I just hope you haven’t seen it yet. And you should. They’re kyoot.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rHFNJnDPYY In lighter news–have you been at a presentation like this before? I have. It sucks. If you absolutely MUST have a slideshow, like say, you’re giving a presentation about works of art, use it just to show the works … Continue reading
I can’t say whether he’s a good singer or not (’cause, ya know, I’m kinda sorta deaf…) but thank God for the captioning because then I can say that I rather like the lyrics.
The ALA is supportive of the Internet Blackout protest–I’m proud to say that I’m a member of this organization. I understand the need to protect copyright interests, but you know what? Copyright laws were created to help facilitate the flow … Continue reading
So, it’s not a good day for the freedom of information. First, Vice figured out that Rep. Lamar Smith, who created SOPA, could easily go to jail if his law passes. You see, Rep. Smith broke copyright law. Creative Commons … Continue reading
Here’s a thought provoking video about PIPA and SOPA, and how it would affect the internet as we know it today. Internet Armageddon, anyone? Isn’t it crazy? The whole purpose of copyright is to protect the rights of the creator … Continue reading
SOPA and PIPA aren’t dead. They’ve merely been temporarily shelved, and are supposedly undergoing a dramatic makeover just like the one in Cinderella, only the bills’ proponents are hoping that the Cinderella-ing the bills will thereby make them unrecognizable and … Continue reading