August 14th 2012

Recently I made the decision to dedicate a few of my older videos to the Public Domain. This meant getting formal permissions from the people who contributed to the making of those videos and a small amount of reediting to replace those bits that weren’t PD-kosher (i.e. stuff I used that had Creative Commons licenses).

Life is Change is the first of my videos to go full-blown Public Domain (through the CC0 Universal Dedication). Even though many web services encourage their use (and some don’t even allow you to check a Public Domain option) I am not at all interested in the common Creative Commons licenses, as I feel these encourage a ‘free-ish culture’ with strings attached. I believe your stuff should be either free or not free. Public Domain or Your Domain.

So enjoy Life is Change: Remix, redistribute, do whatever you want. I have made some downloads available at Archive.org. They’re yours.

The Myth of the Fourth Estate by Gregory Shaya — Roundtable | Lapham’s Quarterly www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable

Is Biased Journalism Making Us Crazy? Newsweek’s Hit Piece on Technology | World of Psychology psychcentral.com/blog

The Internet Intellectual | The New Republic www.tnr.com/article

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