Steven Johnson describes the beautifully chaotic way that ideas collide and coalesce. Oh, and this bit…
Listening to Cerf talk about the origins of the Internet — and thinking about the book project — made me wonder who had actually come up with the original idea for a decentralized network. So that day, I tweeted out that question, and instantly got several replies. One of those Twitter replies pointed to a Wired interview from a decade ago with Paul Baran, the RAND researcher who was partially responsible for the decentralized design.
That reply on Twitter was from me!
An addendum to the excellent Everything Is A Remix series, focusing on the influences on The Matrix.
Part two of Kirby Ferguson’s series focuses on films. Creation requires influence.
It's well worth paying attention to this site, the accompaniment to the four-part series of videos entitled "Everything is a Remix."
Lawrence Lessig's newest book, Remix: Making art and commerce thrive in the hybrid economy, is now available as a free PDF download.
Because you can never have too much cowbell.
Ever wanted to remix a Radiohead song? Me neither. But for those who do, they now can.
Normally LOL is a throwaway little phatic interjection but I really did laugh out loud at some of the pictures in this photoset.