Siva sends this note from Bangalore's Lawrence Liang: "The World Intellectual Property Organization, as a part of their pedagogic mission, have been bringing out a series of comics on Copyright, TM and patent.
"A few of us at Alternative Law Forum have been working a response to these comics, and we have now finished version 1.0 of the response to the Copyright Comic and are working on a response to TM and Patent Comics.What we have done is basically use the base comics to create a counter story, by changing the dialogues in the blurbs and adding images etc, in other words a remixed version of the WIPO Comics. Hope you enjoy it, and anyone interested in making changes to it, helping with the next versions on patent TM etc please feel free to contact the ALF.
(Thanks, Siva and Donna!)
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
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The Lytro Illum dares to be different, boasting even more robust features than its first generation predecessor and a sleek design reminiscent of professional DSLRs. What’s so cool about it? Most cameras capture the position of light rays, producing a statoc 2D image.