by flipperpa on Feb. 23, 2012, 2:38 p.m.

SOPA and PIPA were recently shelved, but not defeated, and their international cousin ACTA is still gaining momentum. Find out why the fight is not yet over, as well as a back in intellectual property and how they apply to technology.

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by flipperpa on Nov. 17, 2011, 2:40 p.m.

Cory Doctorow held a lecture and Q&A Session on November 17th, 2011 at The Wharton School in Jon M. Huntsman Hall. It was open to the general public.

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by flipperpa on Feb. 11, 2011, 2:49 p.m.

Just a quick post to provide a link to a book I helped write a chapter in, although I must admit, I had a bit of sticker shock!

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by flipperpa on Dec. 17, 2010, 2:09 p.m.

Python isn't named after a snake, it is named after Monty Python. Being half British, my father ensured I grew up ensconced in Monty Python. My Godfather, a force in me becoming a programmer, was also a huge Monty Python fan. He authored books on early computer science.

The Second Life community of LSL programmers had a pretty good sense of humor. The wiki page was defaced, and after a few years, I decided it was time to recover some of the funnier pages that were posted, which all had nuggets of wisdom. Without further ado...

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by flipperpa on Aug. 3, 2010, 1:57 p.m.

Several friends and I worked across multiple continents to find the source of a "Nigerian Prince" phishing scam... bringing some levity to a tragedy.

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by flipperpa on May 16, 2007, 8:31 p.m.

I was featured on a news segment for "Right Now on the Net" about Second Life. Reporter Erin O'Hearn ask questions about Second Life in general, and some of the controversies it faces, as any new medium does.

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