Monthly Archives: February 2008

Copyright this

Copyright this: “Jon Healey correctly points out that the debate over intellectual-property theft is complex because we are often dealing with ‘non-real properties.’ These properties cost nearly nothing to produce, and an infinite number of people can use the same … Continue reading

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Copyright this

Copyright this: “Jon Healey correctly points out that the debate over intellectual-property theft is complex because we are often dealing with ‘non-real properties.’ These properties cost nearly nothing to produce, and an infinite number of people… Continue reading

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Why records DO all sound the same

Why records DO all sound the same: Simon Leadly’s wonderful essay on the business of the factory-music business — “No, it’s not you – records do all sound the same these days. Desperate to get their music on the radio … Continue reading

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Why records DO all sound the same

Why records DO all sound the same: Simon Leadly’s wonderful essay on the business of the factory-music business — “No, it’s not you – records do all sound the same these days. Desperate to get their music on the radio at all costs, record labels … Continue reading

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Status: Student Tax

“compulsory weekly donations to a charity of the teacher’s choice” is not charity, it is a tax. When did schoolboards get the power to tax students? Bad enough they tax the kids on what was once simply fun-stunts days, but … Continue reading

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Status: Student Tax

“compulsory weekly donations to a charity of the teacher’s choice” is not charity, it is a tax. When did schoolboards get the power to tax students? Bad enough they tax the kids on what was once simply fun-stunts days, but to require $2/week and t… Continue reading

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The Myth of the Million Dollar Challenge

The Myth of the Million Dollar Challenge: “For ten years, the modern skeptical movement has wielded a cudgel against claims of the paranormal: the James Randi Million Dollar Challenge. In many debates over the possibility of psi abilities, the Challenge … Continue reading

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