Author: scoopit

I have a bad feeling about this (Star Wars meets the RIAA/MPAA)

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationStar Wars meets the RIAA, the MPAA, Intellectual Ventures, and everyone else scheming to enthral the people with digital “rights” management and criminal prosecution of “file sharing.”Via raganwald.posterous.com

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The Real Goal Of Regulating Buffer Copies? So Hollywood Can Put A Tollbooth On Innovation

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationOne jaw-dropping leak is that that the treaty contemplates requiring licenses for ephemeral copies made in a computer’s buffer. That means that the buffers in your machine could need a separate, negotiated license for…

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MoNETA: A Mind Made from Memristors – IEEE Spectrum

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the Future DARPA’s new memristor-based approach to AI consists of a chip that mimics how neurons process information…   MoNETA will be a general-purpose mammalian-type intelligence, an artificial, generic creature known as an animat….

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Lessig: The tyranny of tiny minds and big money: Time to rout the Cancer of Washington DC Insiders

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Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation After three years, it’s time for Obama to deliver on his promise to curb money in politics…   The corruption of this government is a cancer. And you don’t launch an attack on…

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JAIL THE SCOUNDRELS: Lieberman, Cantor defend Capitol Hill’s inside traders

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationWall Street’s favorites resist the effort to ban profiteering on non-public information…   This is not just insider trading, but another form of bribery. US Politicians of both parties are corrupt to the core….

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My Daily Lie – The Oatmeal Contest!

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the FutureMake your own Oatmeal “My Daily Lie” and WIN!Via theoatmeal.com

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