Archive for date: November 10, 2004

NPR : Political Speeches and the Public Domain

November 10, 2004 | Intellectual Property, Public Domain Resources | By: Mark VandeWettering

This morning Neda Ulaby of NPR reported on Political Speeches and the Public Domain, which covers a dilemma. Public speeches by politicians are normally considered to be in the public domain, but news networks recording such events often copyright their own recordings of these events, causing enormous difficulties for historians, students, and independent film makers […]

Random Act of Political Expression

November 10, 2004 | Politics | By: Mark VandeWettering

Damn, wish I was this creative. (Courtesy of BoingBoing).


November 10, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting | By: Mark VandeWettering

Herbert Baerten reported that my feeds weren’t valid RSS and that his client Doppler was having difficulties with it as a result. It should be fixed now: Feed Validator gives it a clean bill of health. If you had difficulty getting Brainwagon Radio, I apologize and will try to be more careful in the future.

Dark Side of Oz

November 10, 2004 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Ever wonder what happens if you play Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon as the soundtrack to The Wizard of Oz? Wonder no further.

Upset over the election?

November 10, 2004 | Politics | By: Mark VandeWettering

Some people seem to take offense with the idea that Red States represent the New America. Warning: Strong Language.