Month: May 2015

A Theory of “Here”

Here spectacular piece of work and this is the first detailed criticism I have seen about it.

By Lee Konstantinou

About halfway through Here, the exper­i­men­tal car­toon­ist Richard McGuire opens a window—well, a panel—onto the year 10,175. This far-future scene is lay­ered atop a larger image that takes place in 1775, some­where on the east coast of what will become the United States, show­ing a cryp­tic con­ver­sa­tion about the pend­ing Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War.  Read more

Public Libraries and File Sharing

An interesting article all about justifying downloading, but part of the debate that is central to where we are going with books and all copyright materials in the coming months.  I am linking to this, because, I don’t see a way to stop the downloading, so it is worth hearing where this person is coming from.

YOU CAN’T DEFEND PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND OPPOSE FILE-SHARING

 BY RICK FALKVINGE ON MAY 10, 201 C: 736

The purpose of public libraries is exactly the same as the effect of file-sharing. You cannot defend one while opposing the other. Read more…https://torrentfreak.com/you-cant-defend-public-libraries-and-oppose-file-sharing-150510/