January 2014 Archive

January 23, 2014 » CBC Radio Piece on Wikipedia and the Future of Knowledge

I was one of the featured commentators on a two-part CBC radio program about Wikipedia. Each part is just shy of an hour. If you’re new to Wikipedia, start with part one. If you’re interested in a broader philosophical discussion about community, knowledge, intellectual property, and the Internet, go directly to part two (where I’m more heavily featured). I […]

January 12, 2014 » My Open Licensing Journey

Today, I relicensed all of my photos on Flickr from CC BY-NC-SA to CC BY. In English, that means that you may reuse, redistribute, remix, and even resell any of my Flickr photos as long as you give me credit. I’ve been meaning to do this for a long time, but hadn’t, mostly due to […]

January 8, 2014 » Today’s Notes from the World of Sports

Greg Maddux was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame today. His former teammate, John Smoltz, had this to say about him: He was the smartest player I ever played with. We used to call him Hoover, because he would suck you into an argument and he would always win. He would always win because […]