Month: March 2006

DRM is Killing Music

Boing Boing: DRM is Killing Music parody of “Home Taping is Killing Music” Remember how home taping killed music? Ex-actly.

Sampling Artists and NC

I’ve just read another apologia from a sampling artist who is releasing their work under a NonCommercial Creative Commons license. On the face of it this is simple hypocracy. Someone denying others the freedom they themselves are exercising, that of


If there are no criteria for art, are there criteria for criteria for art? Some kind of meta criteria (without turtles all the way down), language,  or point design system. If conceptualism was the descent of the theoretical superstructure of

Procedural Drawing

DataIsNature on the (long!) history and the aesthetic value of procedural drawing:

Moglen’s Utopia

The reason why our plans for freedom work better than other peoples’ is that they include a sequence of activities ” proof of concept, running code and the solicitation of partnership. First you make it, then it works, then you

Creative Software

I will be at the Creative Software conference on Thursday to talk about my art computing work (such as minara and draw-something) and why it is Free Software: Creative Software My bio and statement are now on the page.

GNOME Art – Icons

GNOME Art – Icons BY-SA SVG icons for the GNOME desktop.

Tango Icon Gallery

BY-SA SVG icons: Tango Icon Gallery – Tango Desktop Project

Aardvark The Aardvark

A BY-SA children’s book project with SVG illustrations: Aardvark The Aardvark

Busy Busy

So I went to help out at Remix Reading’s open access lab two Saturdays ago. On Tuesday I met up with the extremely cool Jon Philips of Creative Commons (amongst other projects). Then I discussed Ken Wark’s “Hacker Manifesto” (buy!