Hugh McGuire

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

another canadian copyright letter template

Boing Boing reports that Industry Minister Jim Prentice is having an open house about copyright tomorrow (Saturday). If you are in calgary, head on over, if you are not in Calgary, then why not send an email that says this: Dear Minister Prentice: I don’t like your copyright legislation. You are making a big mistake. […]

friday mixed tape: the final frontier

This week, in celebration of the launch of, (and the earideas audio challenge) songs about lifting off. Peter Schilling: Major Tom (1983) So of course the real song to put here is Bowie’s Space Oddity, where Major Tom first made his appearance. But the Schilling reinterpretation was a big favourite of mine as a […]