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I call HorseHockey!

In the pre­vi­ous arti­cle, I called out Stephen Harp­er, Canada’s Prime Min­is­ter for being Dick­ish.  To some, that would be inap­pro­pri­ate, but to a world where most peo­ple trust The Com­e­dy Net­work as their pri­ma­ry source of news, it is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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A lonely, unopened package of CD‑R

I was busy doing some­thing com­plete­ly unre­lat­ed today when I noticed that I had a pack­age of CD‑R which was still shrink-wrapped in it’s orig­i­nal pack­ag­ing.  It struck me that I prob­a­bly had­n’t bought CD or DVD media in the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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British TV: Quality Over Quantity?

If I think seri­ous­ly about what I’m watch­ing these days, much of it is pro­duced in Britain. It got me to think­ing about why such a small coun­try pro­duces so much good TV.  It’s not just Doc­tor Who and Torch­wood, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Who’s Right? My Copyright Rant

Being a math­e­mati­cian at heart, I tend to return to first prin­ci­ples to resolve an issue.  To talk about the mod­ern mess that is copy­right and/or intel­lec­tu­al prop­er­ty, we’re going to con­sid­er the pur­vey­ors of this mess: cor­po­ra­tions.  Why is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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