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copyrightandtechnology.com > Bill Rosenblatt
Are NFTs DRM by Another Name?
15 mar. 2021 - Twenty years ago, when the first generation of DRM technologies hit the market, one of the benefits they touted was that with DRM-packaged files, consumers could be sure that they were getting the genuine content from the source. For example, if the content was a scientific journal article with research results, they could be confident that it wasn’t altered. Nobody remembers this, because nobody cared.
 · blockchain · copyright · digital-art · drm · intellectual-property · music · nft-s

www.thisiscolossal.com > Grace Ebert
OneClock: A Modern Take on the Analog Alarm Never Plays the Same Melody Twice
16 feb. 2021 - Say goodbye to the days of being jarred awake by the alarm blaring from your iPhone. The creative team over at OneClock designed a streamlined device with the intention of rousing people in a more peaceful manner, one with soothing melodies that are in stark contrast to the startling sounds many of us hear every morning.
 · alarms · clocks · design · music · sleep

3voor12 introduceert de hedendaagse smartlapzangeres Sophie Straat
9 jan. 2021 - Maak kennis met Sophie Straat, een Amsterdamse smartlapzangeres van 26 en een veelbelovend muzikaal talent. Met Amsterdamse snik bezingt Sophie de stad die is overstroomd door yuppen, toeristen en bakfietsen. We volgen haar door De Pijp met haar moeder – waar ze geen betaalbare kamer meer kan vinden! – en naar Den Haag, waar ze aan haar muziek werkt met producer Wieger Hoogendorp (Goldband).
 · gentrification · music

medium.com > Ed Newton-Rex and Hendrik Vincent Koops
The Ethics of the AI Song Contest
18 oct. 2020 - Earlier this year, we were on the judging panel for the first international AI song contest. Run by Dutch national broadcaster VPRO, and inspired by Eurovision, the contest brought together 13 teams who battled it out, in front of the public and us judges, for supremacy in AI music. The idea wasn’t to have AI write an entire song – rather, it was to encourage human-AI collaboration.
 · ai-ethics · appropriating-the-commons · artificial-intelligence · copyright · eurovision-songfestival · music

pluralistic.net > Cory Doctorow
30 nov. 2020 - When I learned I was going to be a dad, I asked dads I respected for advice. Mostly, I asked cyberpunks (obviously). Bruce Sterling reminded me that no matter how bohemian and outre I was, I would be the epitome of contemptible bougie normalcy in my kid's eyes by the age of 15.
 · colonialism · music · silicon-valley

www.nybooks.com > Michelle Nijhuis
Buzz Buzz Buzz
20 aug. 2020 - Humans have spent decades trying to teach other animals our languages—sometimes for convenience or amusement, sometimes out of scientific curiosity—but we’ve made little effort to learn theirs. Today, as a virus from another species upends human society, the usefulness of communicating with animals on their own terms is suddenly more imaginable.
 · animal-rights · data-protection · democracy · ethics · music