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Wed 11 July 2007

Happy fair use day!

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

From today on Boing Boing:

Happy fair use day! Go quote something!

Fair use is the smallest part of the public's side of copyright. Sure, we have the right to quote, time-shift, format-shift, transform and so on. But the big piece is all the stuff that copyright shouldn't/doesn't touch …

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Tue 03 July 2007

Dr. Who

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I have a craving. A television channel here in the Netherlands aired the first season of the new Dr. Who episodes a good two years back, but I've not seen any new ones after that. As my girlfriend prefers not having to concentrate on English after a day hard work …

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Fri 15 June 2007

Music at night

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

People turning on their music at 7:20AM [when you finally have a slower day] should die. If they do so at 3:30AM, they should die horribly... Fun, having neighbours above you...

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Tue 05 June 2007

Failure in design

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

This week, a "Do Not Disturb" sign was hang on every door knob in our street. It was an advertisement for anti-burglary protection. However, this campaign could have very well a negative impact, as for example, a house across our street had it hanging there for two days straight - meaning …

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