UPDATE (11/27): Breathing well, less headache and congestion than before the surgery. Feels pretty much like a success. I was very out of it and irritable until about last Tuesday (11/20?). And had trouble with my body temp. And it was tough not doing anything strenuous when I felt so good. But family helped out […]

Europe extending public domain? Bye Bye Beatles?

Europe is planning on extending their copyright to match the US’s, from 50 years to 95 years. Just before the Beatles UK recordings, and those of many others from the British Invasion, were about to enter public domain in 2013. Coincidence, I think not.   I like Lessig’s explaination of public domain: Meanwhile, as a demonstration […]