The Coolest Thing Today

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! Take a five-minute break from the halftime show to do the coolest thing ever: learning about relativity!

New Podcast!

My new microphone came in the mail today. As a reward, I’ve made a new podcast called Philosominute on SoundCloud and YouTube where I distill philosophical ideas down to their bare uncomplicated essence.

From here on out I’m going to have posts about other folks’ fine work. The internet is filled with brilliant and wonderful thoughts that can make the world an overall better place to live in, so I’ll avoid muddying it with thoughts that aren’t of the purest and highest concentration of quality to give others a chance to experience ideas in the natural way they should progress.

Today’s piece comes from the venerable Cory Doctorow here, and he expresses how absurdly separated DRM has become from copyright protection. It’s a compelling read, but put aside at least 15 minutes for it.