My bookmarks for February 8th through February 20th

  • An Attribution Failure Theory – "Credit is easy. Well, mostly easy. It might have been hard to get the format of citations right at first in school when we were writing papers, but the act of citing is easy. You just do it. Yet, people all over the Internet don’t."
  • You Are Not Ruthless Enough – "Here’s the thing: you are not ruthless enough. You are certainly not ruthless enough to your objects, and you probably need to be more ruthless to yourself." Programming Is Hard, Part 381.
  • You Will Never Kill Piracy, and Piracy Will Never Kill You – "The seven step, ten minute download process (which will be about ten seconds when US internet speeds catch up with the rest of the world) is the real enemy the studios should be trying to tackle."