WWW2010 : The Tweets

Using an export tool developed by Infinity Plus One (that's @yoni - thanks to Jared Spool - @jmspool - for the tip), here are my tweets from the Future Web conference (#fw2010) that was concurrent with WWW2010 in Raleigh last week. I tweeted as @kegill as well as @kathy_live (sometimes same tweet from both accounts, but I tried to avoid that). You can follow/read/find the 60 folks tweeting at #fw2010: http://twitter.com/#/list/kathy_live/future-web-2010continue reading →

WWW2010: Jefferson On IP, Copyright

In his chat with Lee Raine at Future Web, Doc Searls (@dsearls) referenced Jefferson's writings on intellectual property. Here's the quote from Article 1, Section 8, Clause 8 of The Founder's Constitution, 13 August 1813. Emphasis added. It would be curious then, if an idea, the fugitive fermentation of an individual brain, could, of natural right, be claimed in exclusive and stable property. If nature has made any one thing less susceptible than all others of exclusive property, it is the action of the thinking power called an idea, which an individual may exclusively possess as long as he keeps it to himself; but the moment it is divulged, it forces itself into the possession of every one, and the receiver cannot dispossess himself of it. Its peculiar character, too, is that no one possesses the less, because every other possesses the whole of it. He who receives an idea…continue reading →