Congressman Rich Boucher is guest blogging on Lawrence Lessig’s blog this week. Congressman Boucher is fairly rare amongst politicians in that he actually seems to understand many of the issues related to intellectual property rights. He is working to amend the DMCA to restore fair use rights to digital media, and is the author of [...]
Archive for date: August 9, 2004
Ivan Sutherland’s thesis on Sketchpad may be one of the most famous and innovative papers in the history of computer graphics. LtU reports that there is a new electronic version made available as a PDF file. It’s great to see papers like this made more widely available.
Gave me a chuckle. Thanks to td and tdl for pointing me at it. danny bot: the film
There were two failures of launch vehicles this weekend. The 48 inch launch vehicle of Armadillo Aerospace crashed, leaving what was described on their website as “$35,000 of rocket is now a whole lot of primo Armadillo Droppings”. Why the failure? Ran out of propellant. Doh! I’m told there are pictures and video on their [...]