Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

years later …

from librivox forum: After years of listening to Libri Vox works I have now felt the need to post a call to do up a book and am even ready to record chapters if needed…. …After years of listening to LibriVox works … ??? wow. I guess we have been around for a while now.

Ministry of Communication Limitations

… I refer to the big cellphone carriers as the “Soviet ministries.” Like the old bureaucracies of communism, they sit athwart the market, breaking the link between the producers of goods and services and the people who use them… From the wall street journal.

public domain music trouble

I was on a panel about copyright at the media and democracy conference, with Tina Piper and Owen Chapman. Someone asked about Public Domain music, and I said, yes there is a site, but I can’t remember what. Well, via Geist, it appears the International Music Score Library Project, a volunteer, non-profit public domain music […]