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Cory Doctorow’s new book, Someone Comes to

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 20, 2005

Cory Doctorow’s new book, Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town, is out today. As usual, the book is available for download under a Creative Commons license.

We Work Remotely

The first five mp3s of Beethoven’s

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 08, 2005

The first five mp3s of Beethoven’s symphonies are available for download on the BBC site. The site is really slow though…does anyone have a mirror or a BitTorrent available?

BBC Radio will be offering mp3s

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 03, 2005

BBC Radio will be offering mp3s of all nine of Beethoven’s symphonies. “All the symphonies are performed by BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda.”

David Byrne on how the tightening of

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 25, 2005

David Byrne on how the tightening of US borders keeps creativity out of our country. I imagine this has had an effect on the scientific community as well.

Audio from the Who Owns Culture? talk

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 25, 2005

Audio from the Who Owns Culture? talk by Lessig, Tweedy, and Johnson now online. Streaming audio or mp3.