Time for the Webby Awards

Remeber the old days, where you would actually encounter new web sites through word-of-mouth? But when was the last time that you actually visited a web site just for fun? If you have a few minutes and just want to browse the best of the web, check out the nomines for this year’s Webby Awards.

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Copyright revisited

Most people these days think of Copyright as a fundamental right – but this is not in the spirit of the original copyright laws, as Eric Raymond prominently stated 1998 in the Cathedral and the Bazaar. Instead, it is "a bargain with the public." It is nice to see that this idea is being discussed more widely these days, as in this Economist editorial.

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Wikipedia

… and there I thought the days of finding cool sites was over. I ran across the astonishing project wikipedia.org. It is a multilingual open content encyclopedia.

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