Happy new year, and happy public domain day! :) Here's background on some of the works that enter the public domain as of today in Canada and the EU - and how decades worth of public domain works were stolen from the public by the United States Congress:
(Unlike the authors, I oppose copyright and patents on principle, but retroactive copyright term extension is particularly illustrative of the damaging effects of intellectual monopoly rights.)
Using Apple II to verify nuclear disarmament.
"trust through simplicity and obsolescence"
>By singling out particular individual billionaires for scorn, I don’t mean to suggest that there can ever be such a thing as a “good” billionaire. So long as our world contains scores of impoverished refugees living in tent cities, possessing vast sums of money that you could be using to keep other human beings from dying horrible deaths will always be grotesquely immoral.
Good morning Mastodon:
Tom Jones & The Cardigans - Burning Down The House (Scissorkicks remix - unreleased vocal version)
I finally decided to have a look for the story behind the weird
'man in business suit levitating'
Who would of thought it turns out he should really be called 'pogoing ska punk'
holiday decoration, 2017 Show more
I've been learning to make custom plastic models, so I took those skills and made a "2017 Dumpster Fire" for our tree-topper this year!
There are two flickering LED 'candles' inside for the fire. The dumpster is cut out of styrene from the hobby store. We finished painting and tagging it today. https://toot.cat/media/F6eCUmXmQJ27R3DCQgI
As I don't want to deal with fucking Timezones and shit I'll announce it right now.
At my free time at https://elenq.tech I've made a *proof-of-concept* of a Mastodon Art gallery what I want to give to the community and let you take part on the development if you like.
You can visit it at http://mastodon.art/gallery/index.html
Thank you @Curator for the help, the support and for putting it live!!
Read more here:
Interests: programming languages, open platforms, art, craft, diy, and justice. #nobot
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