An interesting, somewhat theoretical view supporting file sharing.
Archive for November, 2003
I really need to go back and re-read a bunch of his stuff.
A good interview with some more moderate ideas on copyright. Also mentions my friend Robert von Goeben.
I love finding new uses for old tech stuff.
A new way to store data on plastic sounds pretty cool – time to buy HP stock?
I tried (and failed) to do this once – this guy is much more organized than me.
The Economist recomments this book:
Motivation, Agency and Public Policy: Of Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens examines the theory and practice of quasi-markets for public services. The book is short, accessible and profound. Drawing on theory, case studies and surveys of the literature, Mr Le Grand argues that the left is missing a trick. Market forces, he says, can often serve its goals better than the methods socialists and social democrats generally favour.
A moderately interesting article that echoes some of the thoughts I’ve had recently. Even better is the unusually well considered commentary on Slashdot.