Copyleft

René Pickhardt on August 27th, 2014

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: This is my personal list of people that I admire. In a sense I would say if you want to know what I stand for you can just have a brief look at this list and at the values, norms and ideas the people of the list stand for. [...]

Continue reading about My List of People who I admire and which I find truly inspiring

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: During my vaccation a lot of stuff has been happened and it was just for today that I came along the following article and discussion: http://royalsociety.org/policy/projects/science-public-enterprise/report/. Yes you read correctly the royal society wants to create open access to all publications financed by the British government. What a big [...]

Continue reading about Big step towards open access by Great Britain and a comment from Neelie Kroes

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I am at www2012 conference and after the keynote by Neelie Kroes there was a panel discussion with her, Tim Berners Lee and Gille Babinet. The discussion was about the question “Weather access to an open internet should be a human right?” Clearly knowing where I am standing on [...]

Continue reading about How Tim Berners Lee told me in front of thousand people: “Go geek and do it”

René Pickhardt on March 12th, 2012

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Recently I visited my friend Heinrich Hartmann in Oxford. We talked about various issues how research is done in these days and how the web could theoretically help to spread information faster and more efficiently connect people interested in the same paper / topics. The idea of http://www.related-work.net was [...]

Continue reading about Related-work.net – Product Requirement Document released!

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Believing in open models and supporting ideas of copy left I am more than happy to see the current developement of scientists worldwide publicly making statements of not supporting Elsevier in the future which I will obviously join! You can find the page where scientists make thos statements under: http://thecostofknowledge.com/ [...]

Continue reading about Open Access and the Boycott of Elsevier! Let uns not stop here and take the digital revolution one step further!

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I am one of the web pioneers but this is about the most amazing thing that I will be witnessing on the web as long as I can remember. Tomorrow on January 18th the english version of Wikipedia will shut down for 24 hours to protest two upcoming (?) [...]

Continue reading about Wikipedia to Blackout for 24 hours to fight SOPA and PIPA – Copy of the user discussion and poll on my blog

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: UPDATE: (Feb. 8th. 2012) the originial love language video is now linked under the official look for love Video from DJ Sammy! Glad to see that and glad to see that protest on the web seems to be heared. Now I can finally completely enjoy DJ sammy’s work without [...]

Continue reading about Look for love video: Did DJ Sammy steel the video story from jubilees Love Language video? Watch both clips!

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