Archive for date: October 25, 2004

Bring Dead Art Back to Life!

October 25, 2004 | Intellectual Property | By: Mark VandeWettering

Awesome! (a division of FreeCulture) is having a contest to remix clips from classic zombie flicks! What an awesome idea! Since the public domain includes the classic Night of the Living Dead, one imagines that you could do a fairly good job of it. They also include a link to the movie Amid the […]

Boing Boing: Knitting patterns under Creative Commons license

October 25, 2004 | Games and Diversions, Intellectual Property, Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Materials licensed under Creative Commons licenses are becoming more and more popular, and more and more mainstream. As reported on BoingBoing, Knitty is a web-published knitting magazine, and for a special breast-cancer awareness issue, they decided to publish their patterns under a Creative Commons license, specifically the Attribution-NoCommercial-NoDerivs license. Check out the patterns: I’m more […]

Happy Anniversary Honey!

October 25, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Brainwagon Radio, General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Ten years ago I had a job interview with SGI, and afterwards went on a first date with Carmen. I didn’t get the job, but I did get to meet a marvelous woman, and in 2000 I made her my wife. Her patience, kindness and humor all work to make me a better man, and […]