Category Archives: Governance

Property is theft!

Or, so Proudhon wrote in “What is Property?” The distinctions, between property and common goods and theft and rights, are clear only when you don’t think about them. James Boyle discusses “intellectual property” in a recent post in his excellent blog, The Public Domain. His book is available there, both for purchase and as a free download. Continue reading

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Organizing Data: Horse Race Data vs Government Data, intro

One reason I started this blog was to document my participation in The Trackmaster Software Development Challenge and one of the things they give out, to participants, is data. One reason I post so little and get so little done … Continue reading

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Hopeful video test

My first post: A brief comment on children and libraries. Illegally Obtained Services? Library Crime Video??? Library Crime The Internet trumps public libraries by providing consistent universal service to anyone with access. One of my gripes is the lack of … Continue reading

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