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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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State of the Commons

Creative Commons has published an infographic, called State of the Commons, illustrating the extent of CC licensing in 2014. According to them, the number of Creative Commons licensed works is approaching one billion. The most common license in use is … Continue reading

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