Freedom of Expression: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property

By Kembrew McLeod

Freedom of Expression® covers the ways that highbrow estate legislation were used to denationalise all types of expression—from guitar riffs and Donald Trump’s “you’re fired” gesture to human genes and public space—and within the method stifle artistic expression. Kembrew McLeod demanding situations the blind include of privatization because it clashes opposed to our correct to loose speech and shared resources.


Kembrew McLeod is professor of communique stories on the college of Iowa, writer of possessing tradition: Authorship, possession, and highbrow estate legislations, and coproducer of the documentary Copyright Criminals: it is a Sampling Sport.


Lawrence Lessig is professor of legislations at Stanford legislation School.


This book’s documentary significant other should be to be had via Media schooling Foundation.

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The Rise of the Network Society: The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture Volume I

By Manuel Castells

This primary e-book in Castells' groundbreaking trilogy, with a considerable new preface, highlights the industrial and social dynamics of the knowledge age and indicates how the community society has now absolutely risen on an international scale.

  • Groundbreaking quantity at the effect of the age of knowledge on all points of society
  • Includes insurance of the impact of the web and the net-economy
  • Describes the accelerating speed of innovation and social transformation
  • Based on examine within the united states, Asia, Latin the USA, and Europe

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Inside the Giant Machine: An Story

By Kalpanik S.

On Dec. 14, 2009, shoppers ordered over 9.5 million goods world wide on Amazon, that is a record-breaking one hundred ten goods in line with moment. How huge a laptop do you want to approach and send this type of quantity? How successfully do you want function it? and how much humans do you want to maintain it going?

the writer, a former Technologist from writing less than a pen identify, offers us a bright, someday brutal inside of scoop on's huge equipment, describing its chilly and calculating tradition intimately.

the tale starts off in Silicon Valley the place we struggle through author's reviews within the fast-paced global of a Hi-Tech begin. quickly thereafter, the author's start-up is got and he unearths himself trying to find a task.

He reveals one in Seattle, a medley of lush eco-friendly hills surrounded via snow capped mountains and sparking blue waters. web corporation established in Seattle which has taken the inventory markets through hurricane, and has been reworking itself from an internet save to an eCommerce platform, led by means of a CEO who's now not afraid to behave goofy.

It starts off as a narrative of a technologist leaving at the back of his loved Silicon Valley for Seattle. It unfolds right into a relocating tale shooting Seattle's attractiveness, its fascinating humans and tradition; and the within scoop at the dot-com international - either the pleasure and pleasure of innovation, and in addition the darkish facet of a tradition pushed by way of metrics, together with "Cruelty curve", a quota for letting cross of a definite variety of humans each year, a gene pool enhancing technique by means of placing the weakest 10% on a slicing block.

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Blogging All-in-One For Dummies

A entire replace to the last word reference consultant on running a blog basics!

The raise within the variety of blogs is outwardly unending and keeps to develop at a lovely price, thank you partly to the increase of smartphones, drugs, and running a blog functions. With this type of attractiveness, how can a blogger stick out from the remainder of the loads? This all-in-one consultant is jam-packed with special details and recommendation that is helping you create and solidify your house within the blogosphere. You’ll tips on how to start, use running a blog instruments, collaborate with different bloggers, develop into part of cellular running a blog, and masses more.

  • Covers getting all started, operating with running a blog software program, different instruments, web publication advertising, microblogging (including Twitter), earning money along with your web publication, and company and area of interest blogging
  • Helps new bloggers develop into lively and effective participants of the running a blog community
  • Provides important details for either pastime bloggers and people who are looking to construct a occupation round blogging

Blogging All-in-One For Dummies, second Edition cuts during the muddle and gives you a enjoyable and pleasant reference advisor to beginning and protecting a profitable blog.

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Sharing: Culture and the Economy in the Internet Age

By Philippe Aigrain

An in-depth exploration of electronic tradition and its dissemination, Sharing deals a counterpoint to the dominant view that dossier sharing is piracy. as an alternative, Philippe Aigrain seems to be on the merits of dossier sharing, which permits unknown writers and artists to be liked extra simply. Concentrating not just at the cultural enrichment because of broadly shared electronic media, Sharing also discusses new financing types that might let works to be shared freely via participants with out objective at revenue. Aigrain conscientiously balances the desires to help and gift inventive activity with an appropriate appreciate for the cultural common strong and proposes a brand new interpretation of the electronic landscape.

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From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg: Disruptive Innovation in the Age of the Internet

John Naughton is The Observer's "Networker" columnist, a famous blogger, and Vice-President of Wolfson university, Cambridge. The Times has stated that his writings, "[it] attracts on greater than 20 years of analysis to give an explanation for how the web works and the demanding situations and possibilities it's going to provide to destiny generations," and Cory Doctrow raved that "this is the type of primer you need to slide less than your boss's door." In From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg, Naughton explores the residing background of 1 of the main substantially transformational applied sciences of all time.

From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg is a clear-eyed heritage of 1 of the main critical, and but so much taken-for-granted, positive factors of recent lifestyles: the net. as soon as a technological novelty and now the very plumbing of the data Age, the web is anything we now have realized to take mostly without any consideration. So, how precisely has our society develop into so established upon a software it slightly knows? And what does it say approximately us that this can be so?

whereas explaining in hugely attractive language the best way the web works and the way it acquired to be how it is, technologist John Naughton has distilled the noisy chatter surrounding the technology's relentless evolution into 9 crucial components of realizing. In doing so, he presents readers deeper perception into the knowledge financial system and provides the needful wisdom to make greater use of the applied sciences and networks round us, highlighting a few of their attention-grabbing and far-reaching implications alongside the way in which.

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How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity: A Guide to Financial Freedom

By Patricia Carlin

The net bargains an unparalleled chance for cats to turn into big name “personalities” with revenue-generating multimedia brands—but provided that you know the way to profit. With How to Make Your Cat a web Celebrity, readers can unencumber the secrets and techniques of grooming your kitty for achievement, making a impressive viral video, handling your cat’s burgeoning stardom, and masses extra. jam-packed with sensible counsel and necessary diagrams, this imperative source exhibits how ordinary housecats can persist with within the venerable pawprints of the Internet’s brightest stars.

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Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook (Cambridge International Examinations)

Cambridge overseas AS and a degree machine technological know-how bargains a whole set of assets to accompany the 9608 syllabus. This coursebook supplies an available advisor to the theoretical and functional abilities which are required through the path, with a transparent development of initiatives that consolidate and boost wisdom. It deals scholars certain descriptions of the techniques, strengthened with examples that define complicated material in a transparent method. along basic definitions, better point programming talents are constructed in the course of the clarification of strategies and consolidated by way of functional exam-type questions for college students to aim.

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Facebook For Dummies

By Carolyn Abram

There's no time just like the current: start on fb this present day with this pleasant newbie guide!

Facebook is continually altering and evolving, changing previous gains and introducing new ones. And whereas it may well tricky to maintain with every thing that it has to supply, its ever-changing positive aspects let you leap in and start at any time! This version of the preferred For Dummies consultant to fb covers the most recent updates and publications new clients into the fb event fast and simply. It explores the recent search for pictures and video clips, the up-to-date gains in messaging provider, multiplied recommendations for Timeline consumer profile, updates to well known fb apps, and lots more and plenty more.

  • Covers Facebook's relaunched cellular software and integration with home windows 8
  • Offers an easy method of demystifying fb for newbies
  • Features improved updates at the photo/video sharing companies, timeline profile, and more
  • Updates the entire alterations to latest fb apps which are utilized by thousands of individuals each day
  • Helps fb beginners wake up to hurry and use the location accurately and confidently

Facebook For Dummies, fifth Edition is the source you want to get the main out of your fb experience.

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Understanding Wall Street, Fifth Edition (Understanding Wall Street (Paperback))

A absolutely revised variation of the making an investment CLASSIC

For over 30 years this entire, easy-to-read advisor has served good because the definitive reference for winning making an investment. Now in its 5th variation and entirely up-to-date, Understanding Wall Street is helping traders prosper in today’s tough economy―whether you’re simply starting or one of the hundreds of thousands quickly to retire.

Understanding Wall road, 5th Edition, has new sections and data at the concerns most crucial to today’s traders, including:

  • How to take advantage of the net as an making an investment software
  • The shift to interchange traded money (ETFs)
  • The hyperlink among Wall road and major highway
  • The hazards and rewards of the worldwide economy

Praise for past versions of Understanding Wall Street:

“Recommended. a great advent to inventory marketplace intricacies.” ―Booklist

“A lucid advisor to these downtown mysteries.” ―Newsday

“Remarkable . . . it continues to be as invaluable as ever . . . adventure could be the top instructor, yet this handbook runs an in depth second.” American Library e-book Review

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