Bio in 6 words

Mathias Klang at Wrote tagged me with the six word memoir meme, so I will try to rise to the challenge. I’ve always liked the line in Half a Person by The Smiths that says “16, clumsy and shy, I went to London and I”, but it exceeds the limit. Read more…

Technophobic memes in the press

One of the recurring themes in this blog has been the popular depiction of technology in the media, particularly in mainstream press. It seems to me that there is a pervasive view of information technology in some sectors of the press, where new technologies are to be met with fear Read more…

Seven random things

Mathias Klang has tagged me with the 7 random things meme. While researching this, I found that there are some rules. These are: Link to the person’s blog who tagged you. Post these rules on your blog. List seven random and or weird facts about yourself. Tag seven random people Read more…

Downloading is not stealing

(via The House of Commons) A video parody from the University of Sidney’s Law Revue that more accurately depicts the nuances in copyright infringement. From the video: Downloading movies is not stealingCopyright is intangible propertyCopyright is a chose in actionYou would not depreciate your friend’s chose in actionDownloading depreciates copyrightSomewhatDownloading Read more…