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Scanners, collectors and aggregators. On the ‘underground movement’ of (pirated) theory text sharing

“But as I say, let’s play a game of science fiction and imagine for a moment: what would it be like if it were possible to have an academic equivalent … Continue reading

September 20, 2009 · 14 Comments

Encore! More Free Playing

The story around Free continues (talking about a nice marketing strategy). A review from Malcolm Gladwell (yes, the Blink and Tipping Point guy) in The New Yorker elicited a response … Continue reading

July 6, 2009 · Leave a comment

The Land of Free

Looking forward to reading Free, the long awaited book by WIRED main man and digital prophet Chris Anderson, author of the book with the already institutionalized title ‘The Long Tail’. … Continue reading

June 29, 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

An ontology of free – or: is there such a thing as freedom of knowledge?

  The last couple of days I have started thinking about what the concept of free knowledge exactly entails. I want to dedicate a few future posts to this subject, … Continue reading

November 14, 2008 · 1 Comment

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