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Time off from politics

I just finished taking a long time off from politics. It wasn’t a complete break, but it was fairly close. I did work for the Obama campaign a little bit, but that was really the exception that proved the rule… … Continue reading

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Ephemera, Writing and Computers

When writing and computers come together, you often come to a very strange place. On one hand, any rational person trained in how computers work and how to work with them knows, almost instinctively, that bits are far more ephemeral … Continue reading

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The Physics of Bits

I have been both reading and writing about computers for a long time. One thing that I’ve found lacking in a basic explanation of key “obvious” concepts which are vital to understanding many legal and moral problems in current society … Continue reading

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Another Problem with Copyright

I had an interesting copyright experience this morning. I follow Violet Blue’s blogs — and when she went to the Forbes Web Disruptor’s conference, she recorded a panel discussion as a video feed. She mentioned in her comments that she … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo

I’ve decided, for reasons which will seem odd to almost everyone, to do National Novel Writing Month this year. They just opened the forums today, and everyone there seems to be just bursting with energy and creativity. I’ve tried writing … Continue reading

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