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The Lord of the Internet

The Internet began with the forging of the Great Rings Three were given to the Root Servers Immortal, wisest, and fairest of all beings Seven to the Engineers Great miners and craftsmen of the mountain halls And nine, Nine Rings were gifted to the Regulators Who above all else desire Read more…

By Andres, ago
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The War of Things

I am attending the Free Culture Forum 2012 in Barcelona, where amongst other things there has been a lot of talk about 3D printing, and was able to see a MakerBot in action at a hacker lab. The future is here. The monumental change that 3D printing will create may Read more…

By Andres, ago
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Licensing Options for Digitization

I am in Vancouver attending the conference Memory of the World in the Digital age: Digitization and Preservation, organized by UNESCO. Here is the prezi of my presentation. Licensing Options for Digitization on Prezi Enjoy… unless you suffer from motion sickness, in which case I’d give it a miss.

By Andres, ago
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Are smart buildings the next cyber-threat?

For years Eben Moglen has been warning about potential dangers of proprietary software in embedded computers, from trusted computing to chips running software nobody can access. Moglen’s warnings are more relevant, as builders and architects are racing to implement intelligent buildings and smart grids, which are widely heralded as a Read more…

By Andres, ago