Maximum Wage — How We Get To Next
Silicon Valley greed undermines its exceptionalism.
february 2016
Lenz. v. Universal (9th Circuit)
"A copyright holder must consider the existence of fair use before sending a takedown notification under § 512(c)"
october 2015
Tip: Simple batch file renames in the Finder
One of the sneaky features that used to require a third party app, that just got rolled into OS X at some point.
september 2015
Rate Culture
On the genius of Review
august 2015
Capitalists, Arise: We Need to Deal With Income Inequality - The New York Times
"If inequality is not addressed, the income gap will most likely be resolved in one of two ways: by major social unrest or through oppressive taxes"
august 2015
The Copyright Office and the Orphan Works Report: Top Three Problems
“This Orphan Works Report is a Frankenstein’s Monster from 2008, emerging from a stinking time-traveling machine ripe with failure.”
july 2015
Asking "who's the customer?"
if you're nit paying for it, you might be the product
may 2015
Pirating the 2015 Oscars: HD Edition
Even screener piracy is a canary in the coal mine for the switch from physical media to digital distribution
film  copyright 
january 2015
Out of the wild
Managing NYC's deer problem
january 2015
5,200 Days in Space
A slice of life on the ISS
january 2015
Computers in Crisis
"This is an archive of books from Y2K – the computer date problem that became a phenomenon leading up to the year 2000. Massive computer failures were predicted if computers were unable to distinguish between the year 2000 and 1900"
january 2015
The Internet's First Family
Metafilter as the web's biggest family
november 2014
How Apple Pay Really Works and Why You Should Begin Using it Immediately — Kirk Lennon
"One of the objections I’ve seen to Apple Pay is 'How is it faster/easier than just sliding my card?' The truth is, it isn’t always. It’s rarely going to take longer than sliding a card, but it’s not always going to be radically faster either. However, it is much, much more secure."
november 2014
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