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Join Linux and Open Source advocates, Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman, as they navigate the new digital world, covering topics related to Linux and Open Source, as well as digital privacy, security, and other current issues.

Reality 2.0 Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls

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Join Linux and Open Source advocates, Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman, as they navigate the new digital world, covering topics related to Linux and Open Source, as well as digital privacy, security, and other current issues.

    Episode 33: Pandemic Edition

    Episode 33: Pandemic Edition

    Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Kyle Rankin, Petros Koutoupis, and Shawn Powers about the new realities we're facing as a result of COVID-19.


    Show notes:


    0:04:08: How is this situation a little bit different from what we're used to?


    0:04:36: E-learning


    0:06:00: Shawn on e-learning and computer-based training.


    0:08:09: Kids without computer or internet access.


    0:11:31: What is lockdown? What’s on the horizon?


    0:14:14: Remote work, how to do it well.


    0:16:22: What can distributed open source software teams teach everyone?


    0:17:35: This is not normal right now. Don’t judge remote work.


    0:18:56: The chicken suppression system's working.


    0:25:12: Asynchronous communication, time zones.


    0:27:19: This plague may be elevating the Big Bad companies.


    0:30:21: Ethical and privacy concerns.


    0:35:20: Should harvested data be used to save lives?


    0:37:29: Apple privacy


    0:37:49: Fourth amendment concerns.


    0:39:11 Facial recognition.


    0:43:12 Law enforcement and Clearview AI.


    0:44:12: What is the step too far? What are the unintended consequences?


    0:44:44: Local vs. large scale communication.


    0:47:03: Shawn is hopeful.


    0:49:05: Innovation in the works.


    0:52:45: Return to normal?


    0:55:52: Small business.


    0:57:16: Shawn’s bidet.


    0:57:34: What happens to conferences?


    1:02:33 DrupalCon and #vanlife.


    1:07:58 Shawn: Wash your hands.
    Special Guest: Kyle Rankin.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 32: All the Music

    Episode 32: All the Music

    Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman speak with Damien Riehl and Noah Rubin from the All the Music project, allthemusic.info, a project that has machine-generated all possible melodies and released them to the public domain. We discuss music copyright in the digital landscape and musical math and humanity. We highly recommend watching Damien's TEDx Minneapolis talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJtm0MoOgiU


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    Notes:


    [01:15] Introduction to All the Music Project


    [03:50] How do you see it put to use?


    [06:20] How were the melodies discovered?


    [08:00] copyright law and alternate arguments.


    [9:30] discussion of public domain works


    [11:00] Discussion of Damien’s TEDx Minneapolis talk.


    [13:00] Copyright, un-copyrightable, and public domain


    [14:30] How can/should people contribute to the project?


    [19:00] How have people responded to this digital music copyright project?


    [23:00] Notable music copyright lawsuits


    [28:00] Should data be propertized?


    [32:00] How should copyright work in a digital world?


    [39:00] Creative commons


    [46:00] Tracking rights, data flow


    [52:00] Technical discussion and contribution
    Special Guest: Damien Riehl.

    • 55 min
    Episode 31: Personal Devices are Personal

    Episode 31: Personal Devices are Personal

    Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman talk to Kyle Rankin of Purism about mobile phones, their security and privacy vulnerabilities, and Purism's new Librem 5 device.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 30: A Chat with Don Norman

    Episode 30: A Chat with Don Norman

    Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Don Norman, one of the world's most influential designers, about data privacy, the cult of Apple, hero complexes, and climate change.
    Special Guest: Don Norman.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 29: On to Beer Number 3!

    Episode 29: On to Beer Number 3!

    Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman and Petros Koutoupis discuss the Open Source Cloud landscape, weigh in on Open Source communities and contribution, and open multiple beers. Petros tells us how he really feels about systemd.

    • 54 min
    Episode 28: Destroy This Podcast

    Episode 28: Destroy This Podcast

    Katherine Druckman, Doc Searls, and Petros Koutoupis talk about ownership, freedom, and convenience in the digital world.

    • 54 min

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