El placer de la erudición

Los perdedores, como los autodidactas, tienen siempre conocimientos más vastos que los ganadores. Si quieres ganar tienes que saber una cosa sola y no perder tiempo en sabértelas todas; el placer de la erudición está reservado a los perdedores. Umberto Eco — Número Cero

What is code? It’s not magic, just work

It’s very likely that you already know about or even read the latest issue of Bloomberg, entirely dedicated to answer What is Code? — if you haven’t, you definitely should go read it. The entire piece is informative and fun to read, and there’s probably something new for everyone reading it. My favourite highlight is:… Continue reading What is code? It’s not magic, just work

Why Are People Resigning Before The Copyright Industries’ Will? | TorrentFreak

But no matter what, don’t ever accept the resigned position that the copyright industries determine law. They don’t. They’ve gotten away with wishlists because politicians haven’t cared. They do care when tens of thousands of people make noise, and we can do that. We know absolutely well that we’re capable of that and much more.… Continue reading Why Are People Resigning Before The Copyright Industries’ Will? | TorrentFreak

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The scientific method followed printing as a more refined way to deal with the exploding amount of information humans were generating. Via peer-reviewed correspondence and, later, journals, science offered a method of extracting reliable information, testing it, and then linking it to a growing body of other tested, interlinked facts Kevin Kelly, What Technology Wants… Continue reading Untitled