>> No Copyright Intended

waxy.org/2011/12/no_copyright_intended. YouTube’s tried to combat these misconceptions with its Copyright School, but it seems futile. For most people, sharing and remixing with attribution and no commercial intent is instinctually a-okay.

>> The Rise and Fall of Bitcoin

wired.com/magazine/2011/11/mf_bitcoin/all/1. “You could say it’s following Gartner’s Hype Cycle,” London-based core developer Amir Taaki says, referring to a theoretical technology-adoption-and-maturation curve that begins with a “technology trigger,” ascends to a “peak of inflated expectations,” collapses into a “trough of disillusionment,” … Weiterlesen

>> Das Twitter-Debakel von Bielefeld

heise.de/tp/artikel/35/35958/1.html. „Die These von der Filtersouveränität wird inzwischen als prophylaktische Allzweck-Apologie für nahezu alle Verhaltensweisen im Web 2.0 missbraucht. Unter den paradiesischen Bedingungen des Pull-Mediums wird der Produzent – bis auf wenige Ausnahmen – von der Verantwortung für die Inhalte … Weiterlesen

>> Whatever works for you

marco.org/2011/11/28/whatever-works-for-you. I bet very few other phones, if any, would work exactly the way he wants with no other modifications to his setup. But that also doesn’t really matter. He got a product that claimed to work in his setup, … Weiterlesen

>> The Time of Pattern Recognition

blog.echovar.com/?p=4168. If there’s an economics to information flow, it’s based on the production and consumption of patterns of bits. It might not even matter what the pattern consists of, if the cost of the transaction wrapper is sufficiently small, any … Weiterlesen