A pound of eBooks

Over the week­end some com­ments raised good points about longev­ity of media. It was on a post about Microsoft plan­ning to shut down Xbox Live for the ori­gin­al Xbox gam­ing con­sole. This got me think­ing that I’d kinda heard these argu­ments before. Per­haps applied to dif­fer­ent sys­tems, maybe even to dif­fer­ent tech­no­logy, but they wer­en’t […]

When do you own the gear you buy?

Two art­icles recently crossed my desk: Con­tent in lock­down — Tom Yager, InfoWorld.com I’m increas­ingly aghast at the erosion of the tra­di­tion­al free­dom we’ve enjoyed to do whatever we please with our per­son­al com­puters — but intrigued by the sci­ence behind it. Your Right to Repair — CAA Driver­’s Seat Ima­gine tak­ing your vehicle to […]