Copyright and the Fragile Commons

on Tuesday, Apr. 16th

To get a sense of just how precarious a perch all the transformative work on the internet stands on read this article about former Kickstarter CTO Andy Baio’s struggles and the chilling effect that copyright trolling has on creativity.

TechDirt: Andy Baio On The New Prohibition Created By Copyright

Frankly, it makes me a little ill to think of all the kids who think they’re protected on YouTube by stating the magical–and completely ineffectual–words “no copyright intended” on their vids. What they don’t know is that this won’t keep them from getting sued into oblivion.


To Build The VR Education of Tomorrow One Scholar Turns To The Past

There are plenty of folks in the education technology field who are excited about virtual reality as the next great educational tool.



We’re Closer To Our Photorealistic VR Future Than You’d Think (INTERVIEW)

A look into the virtual world of tomorrow with USC researcher Paul Debevec.


Prepare Yourselves For The Personal VR Video Revolution

Virtual Reality is rapidly approaching a watershed moment.

Ralph Echemendia

Spoiler Alert: Hollywood Isn’t Taking Cyber Security Seriously (LA Film Fest)

Tonight at the Los Angeles Film Festival, squeezed in between movies and red carpet events, a symposium on Cyber Security is being held at the Grammy Museum.

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Rent Video Straight From Social Media Via Gumroad

The people who brought the “Buy Now” button to Twitter are going all-in on film distribution.