Using the Hivemind of Gamers to Advance Science

Using the Hivemind of Gamers to Advance Science

Revisiting how video games affect the world, I was brought back to the use of video games by scientists to generate data and data analysis. One of my first personal encounters was Project Discovery in EVE Online. Developed and published by CCP Games, EVE Online is a Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG). CCP Games […]

Lowly Legal Lout Lauds Lords’ Law (Thoughts on ESA v SOCAN)

Lowly Legal Lout Lauds Lords’ Law (Thoughts on ESA v SOCAN)

At the risk of embarrassing myself, I am going to give a summary of the case and my opinion on the judgment and its dissent. Majority’s Argument The basic facts were that SOCAN administers the right to “communicate” musical works for copyright holders and it applied to the Copyright Board for a tariff under s […]