Hank Shocklee

Jan. 28, 2011

Digital Sampling and Remix Culture: Creativity or Criminality?

How much of someone else’s work should artists be able to use? How much should they pay for it? Is copyright law stuck in the age of analog?

sampling, music, beats, copyright, remix, digital culture, dj

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Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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