[rumori] The Sample

Steev [rumori] The Sample
Thu, 27 Aug 1998 10:55:35 -0700 (PDT) (00904269335, Pine.LNX.4.02.9808271051290.22434-100000ATflotsam.detritus.net)

On Thu, 27 Aug 1998, Boster, Bob wrote:

>>So there you go. Of course, the solution is no solution at all, because it
>>will almost certainly never happen. Capitalism and intellectual property
>>are here to stay. <sniff>.
>Damn Marxists, always cutting through the Gordian Knot like that...

Hey, I ain't no commie! I think I'm an anarchist. At the very least, I'm
a hopeless idealist.... ;-)

>At least until the AI's are around to start doing the
>recontextualization for us. I think we'll end up with a lot more
>virus-like information mashing going on once the intellegences doing the
>appropriation are beyond the current legislative reach. See _Idoru_

yes. good point. once multimedia annotation and recognition algorithms are
to a certain point, there will be "agents" floating around autonomously grabbing and mixing stuff on the Net...

...that is, unless microsoft buys the internet.


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