Archive for January, 2009

Mashable on Monty Python’s YouTube Success

Mashable highlights the commercial success of Monty Python's YouTube channel, which is leveraging freely available vidoes into huge increases in DVD sales.

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January 23, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Google Calls for UK Adoption of Fair Use

Google has called on the UK government to adopt a fair use provision, similar to that found in the United States.

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January 23, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Debating the Success or Failure of One Laptop Per Child

Interesting debate at the Walrus and OLPC News on the success or failure of the OLPC initiative.

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January 23, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Liberals Unveil New Shadow Cabinet

Two months after naming their last shadow cabinet, Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff today unveiled a revised (and slimmed down) shadow cabinet.  The opposition critics in the two areas with the strongest link to technology issues have changed – the new Liberal opposition critic for Industry, Science and Technology is Mark […]

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January 22, 2009 1 comment News

NFB Makes Films Free Online

The CBC reports that the National Film Board of Canada has launched a new project that makes over 700 films freely available online.  The site is part of a $1.3 million digitization project.

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January 22, 2009 10 comments Must Reads