TECHNOLOGY controls how andwhat we interact, create & THINK
AFFORDANCESspot the ethical dilemma?
Wheras printers, booksellers, and other persons, have of late frequently taken the liberty of printing... books, and other writings, without the consent of the authors... to their very greatdetriment, and too often to the ruin of them and their families: For preventing therefore such practices for the future, and for the encouragement of learned men to compose and write useful books…STATUTE OF ANNE (1710)
Oscar Wilde nr 18 av Napoleon Sarony“entirely from his own mentalconception, to which he gave visibleform””useful, new, harmonious,characteristic, and graceful picture.”
User generated content THE SOCIAL CENTURY
Monopolies in copying & deliverysystems
Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it. Anything invented after you’re thirtyfive is against the natural order of things.
Lag (1960) om upphovsrätt tilllitterära och konstnärliga verk
LAG (1960) OM UPPHOVSRÄTT TILL LITTERÄRA OCH KONSTNÄRLIGA VERK
dead TRee as NORM
What’s protected?Almost everything!
”VERKSHÖJD” BIRD RED SLICE by Koko (1984)
Donald Duck by Walt Disney Arne Anka av Charlie Christensenidea/expression dichotomy
A ridiculously brief history of computing
World wide web (an open standard)Hypertext in the wild - Tim Berners-Lee (1990/91)
The digital is the original & everything is copy
Interfaces of knowledge
LIFE & DEATH OFBUSINESS MODELS
Why pirate?Because we can?Because we must?Because we don’t care?
Analog / Digital• Copy inferior • There is no copy• Limited nr of copies • Infinite nr• Copying in real time • Timeless• Cost • Without cost
two dominant truths1. No cash, No Creation2. Everything Is property
Two incredible & strange ideas… that WORKED
STALLMAN PROVED EMPIRICALLY THATECONOMIC RETURNS WERE NOT AREQUIREMENT FOR CREATION…But geeks are different?
WALES PROVED STALLMAN’S IDEAS SCALED& APPLIED TO NON-SPECIALIST GROUPSYet we still cling to the analogue myths.
Blogger 1999Google 1999 End of communications monopoly
Sociotechnical change (rip Eugene Polley)
Waiting by THE phone
Only 30 kg
"Laws in Japanare Tatemae -beautiful things -that have no realimportance.Important thingsare neither seennor writtendown.” Professor Lilian Edwards
Sharing is caring
Swedish heritage board
3.5 years later
If badstuff happens…
Cheats, nasty people, & evil corporations
Are you relevantor are you right?
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