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#No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for #Fear: Toni Morrison on the #Artist’s #Task in #Troubled #Times | Brain Pickings | # ! …


“Like failure, chaos contains information that can lead to knowledge — even wisdom.” | Maria Popova | ____________ # ! … #NoFear, # ! Just #keep #working… # ! You’ll Find Your Way. ______ [Source: No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for Fear: Toni Morrison on the Artist’s Task in Troubled Times – Brain Pickings]

KickassTorrents #lawyer: “#torrent #sites do #not #violate #criminal #copyright #laws” | Ars Technica | # ! …


Ira Rothken makes similar claims to Megaupload, dubs prosecution’s theory “untenable.”  | Cyrus Farivar – Oct 19, 2016 10:00 am UTC | _____________________________________ # ! … it seems that, fifteen years after ‘The Napster’s Mess’, Law is not clear # ! enough around the Copyright Liability of the File-Sharing sites… ______ [Source: KickassTorrents lawyer: “torrent … Continue reading

#Twitter’s #Woes Signal the #End of the #Social #Wars | WIRED | # ! °‿° Don’t worry…


Who wants something that’s not the future? | Klint Finley | ____________   # ! °‿° … these are not ‘#SocialWars’, these are ‘#Companies Wars’… # ! ‘The #Social’ will stay #alive, independently of the #platforms… # ! Pe@ple will find the way to stay connected… ______ [Source: Twitter’s Woes Signal the End of the Social … Continue reading

U.S. #Judge: #Advertiser Is #Not #Liable for #Pirate #Sites | TorrentFreak | # ! First ‘#They’ #chased…


Advertising network JuicyAds has scored an early victory at a California federal court. In a tentative ruling, District Court Judge George Wu says he will grant a motion to dismiss the complaint from adult entertainment publisher ALS Scan. This would mean that the advertiser is not liable for the infringements of any pirate sites it … Continue reading

To #ensure #security and #privacy, #OpenSource #software is #required | networkworld.com | # ! #Open is #Safer…


As Bryan Lunduke embarks on the quest to make his digital life as private and secure as possible, he’s decided open source software is the only way. | Bryan Lunduke | _______________   # ! … at least initially, You know what’s going on Your stuff… _______ [Source: To ensure security and privacy, open source … Continue reading

#CreativeCommons #licenses #under #scrutiny—what does “noncommercial” mean? | Ars Technica | # ! Well, …


Commercial v. noncommercial use of CC licenses. Where’s the line of demarcation? | David Kravets | ______________ # ! … as this writer humbly understand, if the Original work is distributed under # ! a BY-NC-SA 4.0 License, all reuses are permited -Royalty Free- as long as # ! redistribution (in the end, it’s not more … Continue reading

#EU Court: #NotForProfit #Hyperlinking #Usually #Not #Copyright #Infringement | TorrentFreak | # ! …


A ruling from the European Court of Justice has clarified when the posting of hyperlinks to infringing works is to be considered a ‘communication to the public’. Those who post links to content they do not know is infringing in a non-commercial environment can relax, but for those doing so during the course of business … Continue reading

Rather Than Coming Up With Brand New Taxes For Tech Companies, The #EU Just #Issues A Massive #Fine On #Apple | Techdirt | # ! …


For quite some time now, we’ve seen EU regulators talk fairly openly about their desires to harm American internet companies, mostly in a misguided attempt to boost local European companies (and to collect more money). It’s why we keep hearing about weird, carefully targeted regulations designed to pump up how much money companies like Google, … Continue reading

#EFF #urges #universities #not to #sell #patents to #trolls | Opensource.com | # ! #Let The #Progress #flow…


Take action by signing the pledge and urge universities not to sell patents to patent trolls. | Pritesh Kasliwal (Red Hat) | ______________________________     # ! … #beyond some’s #greed. # ! #KnowledgeGoesFirst. ________ [Source: EFF urges universities not to sell patents to trolls | Opensource.com]

#Technology #Changes; #People #Don’t | Baseline | # ! … Pe@ple evolves…


Technology devices evolve and deliver detailed, actionable data. It is unlikely, however, that they will significantly change our lives. | Samuel Greengard | ________________   # ! … #technology just helps… if used in a right way. # ! Don’t #mistake the #object with its #uses…   ________ [Source: Technology Changes; People Don’t | Baseline]

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

- Shared Knowledge Technician (aka 'Journo'...) - #OpenSource c@nnector [& brave χ-tester] - [instructor:] Radio Production & (~Rock+) DJin' [Curriculum Vitae Experto en Sociedad de la Información y Entorno Cultural Titulación - Administrador de Sistemas Linux, IBM-CEIM 2012 - Técnico de Redes y Sistemas, MTAS-INEM 2007 - Doctor en CC de la Información-Periodismo UCM 2005 - Licenciado en Comunicación Audiovisual UCM 1991

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