The payment processing company Stripe is forwarding cease and desists to Chilling Effects. We’re partnering with Chilling Effects. Developed at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Chilling Effects is run by the EFF and law clinics at Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, and other universities across the country. Chilling Effects tracks the use of cease-and-desist notices […]
Listening for Friday afternoon: Early Bluegrass Classics Via Juneberry 78s.
Year of Open Source – My music library desperately needs updating…: My music this year will only be music in the public domain (without copyright) or released with a Creative Commons (some rights reserved) license. Everything else, the vast majority of my collection, was under ‘All Rights Reserved’ copyright, so it had to go.
Sometimes you need globally unique identifiers, such as for ISRCs. One way to approach this is by using URIs – the uniqueness of the domain part of URIs is administered by ICANN, the uniqueness of the rest of the URI is administered by the owner of the domain. There’s a good balance between centralization and […]
Penny Rusha Suite by Ass Over Teakettle. Give it the whole 24 minutes. Great for getting into a flow state.
NoPassword: Most web sites ask for a password when you register. After logging in, you can access the site until your session expires. When you forget your password, you can request an email with a link to a password change form. NoPassword factors out the password from this process. You register with an email address […]
For working this morning I’m listening to instrumental music hosted on a contemporary classical composer’s own site. Just listening through the page, one MP3 after another. Good sounds for calm and focus. The guy’s name is Marcos Balter. The page is http://www.marcosbalter.com/works.html I stumbled on his music at New Music reBlog.
Philip Glass – Einstein on the Beach – Knee Play
Screens are everywhere, Pages are dead: 25 percent of YouTube videos are being watched on mobile devices and the number is accelerating rapidly. In some markets, like Korea, that figure is already at 50 percent. Rajaraman attributes this rise to everything from larger screen sizes, more 3G and 4G networks, and consumers turning to tablets […]
One of the best business books I ever read is Biz-Op: How to Get Rich With “Business Opportunity” Frauds and Scams. Not because I learned how to get into the biz opp business, but because I learned how to recognize the scam in its many forms. The leverage for biz op scams is unrealistic ambition. […]