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2009: Open Access Year

2009 has been declared Open Access year. Thus reports SURF, the collaborative organization for higher education institutions and research institutes in the Netherlands, aimed at breakthrough innovations in ICT. The … Continue reading

February 27, 2009 · 1 Comment

Freedom on trial?

To continue the freedom of knowledge and information debate on a more practical level, as most of you might have heard, bittorrent tracker The Pirate Bay (which I have written … Continue reading

February 20, 2009 · Leave a comment

In praise of Eleutheria

‘Beauty is pregnant with potentiality’ – Bracha Ettinger   Again, delving deeper into the rabbit hole, let’s try to entangle the concepts in the web of free knowledge definitions. In … Continue reading

February 14, 2009 · 1 Comment

Bits of Freedom

As promised before, I would like to dig a little deeper into the meaning and complexities of the concept of free information, referring to the well known aphorism ‘information wants … Continue reading

February 9, 2009 · 1 Comment

Open Your Mind

In previous blog posts I mentioned the rise of video surfing and the development of the Internet from a text based medium to one based on remixed mediality, increasingly dominated … Continue reading

February 2, 2009 · 2 Comments

Highlights of APE 2009 – Day 2

On the second and final day of APE, Sebastian Mislej of the Jozef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, talked about videolectures.net, a website streaming online video lectures that can be viewed … Continue reading

February 1, 2009 · 1 Comment

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