Hugh McGuire

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

design for people, not cars

From the Sydney Morning Herald: BUSINESSES have thrown their weight behind international planner Jan Gehl’s ambition to remodel Sydney’s central business district for walkers instead of drivers and the proposed demolition of the Cahill Expressway has received surprising levels of support. Property developers and retail businesses said measures that would make the city a more […]

i love these things…

for some reason they make me happy. not sure why. (from clinesclines, of ye olde flyckkr)

More on copyright

Michael Geist keeps fanning the important flames of dissent on this new copyright bill that the Conservatives are to table in December. Geist’s main complaints (slightly edited) include: The bill is likely to include …anti-circumvention provisions … [ed: digital locks on your machines so that using the things you buy the way you want to […]