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Force

We need only explain changes in motion, not motion itself. Aristotle’s ideas about the causes of motion were completely wrong, just like all his other…

Out of Their Love They Made It: A Visual History of Buraq

This article [Out of Their Love They Made It: A Visual History of Buraq] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [https://publicdomainreview.org/2016/09/21/out-of-their-love-they-made-it-a-visual-history-of-buraq/] under a…

The Principle of Inertia

Physical effects relate only to a change in velocity Consider two statements of a kind that was at one time made with the utmost seriousness:…

Acceleration in Physics

Definition of acceleration for linear v−t graphs Galileo’s experiment with dropping heavy and light objects from a tower showed that all falling objects have the…

The Inca Trail

The Inca Trail is one of the most popular treks in Peru and South America. It starts from Chillca and follows a route to Machu…

All Complex Ecosystems have Parasites

By Cory Doctorow (Paper delivered at the O’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference, San Diego, California, 16 March 2005) AOL hates spam. AOL could eliminate nearly 100…

Why is Hollywood Making a Sequel to the Napster Wars?

By Cory Doctorow (Originally published in InformationWeek, August 14, 2007) Hollywood loves sequels—they’re generally a safe bet, provided that you’re continuing an already successful franchise.…

World of Democracycraft

(Originally published as “Why Online Games Are Dictatorships,” InformationWeek, April 16, 2007) Can you be a citizen of a virtual world? That’s the question that…

The Future of Ignoring Things

By Cory Doctorow (Originally published in Information Week‘s Internet Evolution, October 3, 2007) For decades, computers have been helping us to remember, but now it’s…

The Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi

This article [The Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [https://publicdomainreview.org/2011/11/14/the-memoirs-of-joseph-grimaldi/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish…

How Copyright Broke

By Cory Doctorow (Originally published in Locus Magazine, September, 2006) The theory is that if the Internet can’t be controlled, then copyright is dead. The…

Olaus Magnus’ Sea Serpent

This article [Olaus Magnus’s Sea Serpent] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2014/02/05/olaus-magnuss-sea-serpent/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to…

A Religion of Life?

By Orla Polten “Come On, Humans, One More Effort If You Want To Be Post-Christians!” is the cheeky title of a 2006 essay on theology’s…

How Do You Protect Artists?

By Cory Doctorow (Originally published in The Guardian as “Online Censorship Hurts Us All,” Tuesday, Oct 2, 2007) Artists have lots of problems. We get…

The Mysteries of Nature and Art

This article [The Mysteries of Nature and Art] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [https://publicdomainreview.org/2011/11/28/the-mysteries-of-nature-and-art/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you…

Cat Pianos, Sound-Houses, and Other Imaginary Musical Instruments

This article [Cat Pianos, Sound-Houses, and Other Imaginary Musical Instruments] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2015/07/15/cat-pianos-sound-houses-and-other-imaginary-musical-instruments/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0.…

Facebook’s Faceplant

By Cory Doctorow (Originally published as “How Your Creepy Ex-Co-Workers will Kill Facebook,” in InformationWeek, November 26, 2007) Facebook’s “platform” strategy has sparked much online…

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