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Review of Green Comet

A while back I came across a copy of Chris J Randolph‘s book, Stars Rain Down. I read it and found it good — an action-packed science fiction adventure. We met each other in virtual space and, as things happen, … Continue reading

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Parasite Puppeteers Published

The sequel to Green Comet – Parasite Puppeteers – is now finished and available for download. It’s on this site in ePub, PDF and ODT formats, so download one of them, or download them all. Blurb Elgin and Frances wake … Continue reading

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The Case of the Witch and Her Cat

As if you needed another example of the power of Creative Commons and Free Software.  I introduce you to David Revoy and his creation, Pepper & Carrot, a much-loved comic strip about a witch and her cat.  David is slowly … Continue reading

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Stranger Things Happen

Review – Stranger Things Happen – Kelly Link Quirky short stories – 82,000 words Available at Feedbooks Author’s website Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link is a collection of eleven short stories. It’s available in various formats, including ePub and … Continue reading

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Altocumulus Radiatus

Cloud of the Day – Altocumulus Radiatus Altocumulus radiatus is defined as clouds arranged in parallel lines that appear to converge at a central point near the horizon. Conversely, they could be said to appear to radiate from a central … Continue reading

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Creative Commons Logos at MOMA

Creative Commons logos are on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York city. They are in a show of marks that have become ubiquitous in out modern culture. We all recognize these symbols, some more easily than … Continue reading

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OpenBooks is Open

OpenBooks is open to the public. The long preparations are complete and we’re ready to go. Here’s a clip from the email they sent me, as one of their alpha and beta testers: Dear Friends, It was such a busy … Continue reading

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Half Life

Review – Half Life – SL Huang CC-BY-NC-SA Available at Unglue.it, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo Author’s website Cas Russel is back, and she’s up to her old tricks, in SL Huang’s novel, Half Life. She’s still a thief, “retrieving” … Continue reading

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Public Domain Day 2015

“What is the ‘public domain’? The public domain is the realm of material — ideas, images, sounds, discoveries, facts, texts — that is unprotected by intellectual property rights and free for all to use or build upon. It includes our … Continue reading

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Bound by Law

“A documentary is being filmed. A cell phone rings, playing the “Rocky” theme song. The filmmaker is told she must pay $10,000 to clear the rights to the song. Can this be true?” The Center for the Study of the … Continue reading

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