- Greg Costikyan’s Manifesto Games is now live. It’s offering a catalogue of independently produced and distributed downloadable computer games, curated by smart people who clearly love playing them and writing about them and sharing their pleasure.
- James Boyle writes in the Financial Times that human beings seem to be inherently biased against open systems: “We still do not intuitively grasp the kind of property that cannot be exhausted by overuse (think of a piece of software) and that can become more valuable to us the more it is used by others (think of a communications standard).”
- Amusing to stumble on a bit of dated GOP triumphalism — “The Democratic Party is Toast,” Grover Norquist in the Washington Monthly, Sept. 04: “Without effective control of the government, the Democratic Party is like a fish out of water…” Only the fish seems to have survived — even evolved a bit — and in November, it’s increasingly looking like a lot of Republicans in Congress will be left gill-less and gasping.
[tags]gaming, open source, democratic party[/tags]
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