standards

Orphan Works (unclear copyright)

http://www.archivists.org/standards/OWBP-V4.pdf From the introduction:“‘Orphan works’ is a term used to describe the situation in which the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be identified and located by someone who wishes to make use of the work in a manner that requires permission of the copyright owner. Proposed orphan works legislation, such as the Orphan Works Act of 2008 (H.R. 5889) and the Shawn Bentley Orphan ...

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the next google?

How many times are we going to hear, “google killer” or the “next google” I wonder? Anyhow, here is another one… the behind the scenes video is kind of cool. I’ve requested a guest pass/invite, so we’ll see if I get to play around with it before it goes live. “Wolfram Alpha, a new “computational knowledge engine” based on the work of Stephen Wolfram. Some ...

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Internet Explorer 8 in Beta (IE8)

It sounds like Microsoft is continuing to head down the path to standards compliancy… http://blogs.computerworld.com/web_standards_in_ie_8 and a quick overview of some of the new features on the way (webslices looks amazingly like snapshots, which provides a little rollover live popup of a page as used on this website…. hmmmm…) http://blogs.computerworld.com/five_things_youll_love_or_hate_about_ie8 I won’t be testing IE8 as I gave up on IE around 5. Thank goodness ...

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