i copy therefore i am

July 27, 2011, 8:23 a.m. copying , copyright , creative commons

The Art of Copying, a Fundamental part of Life   “Man is an idiot. He doesn’t know how to do anything without copying, without imitating, without plagiarizing, without aping.” Augusto Roa Bastos, (1913-2005), noted Paraguayan novelist had said. “…copying is pervasive in contemporary culture….co ...

culture vs. nature

July 13, 2011, 8:32 a.m. culture , nature , pre history , raj somadeva

Culture is departure from nature. It has been the way throughout man’s history. Man, Homo sapiens would have lived with nature till he became Homo symbolicus and then Homo eastheticus.   Every step man took in the name of progress and advancement of his culture was a step further away from nature, y ...

Music in the clouds

July 12, 2011, 8:34 a.m. cloud computing , copyleft , music

Paul McCartney is planning to have his complete music library in the clouds. Once this ambitious project is completed, any music lover could select his music ‘out of thin air’. According to CNN reports, McCartney, the former Beatles legend, is having all his music digitized. It is estimated that it ...